Fiat India launched the next-generation Punto aka Punto Evo on 5th August 2014. The vehicle is available in three trim levels: Active, Dynamic and Emotion, and a special Sport diesel variant. The 2014 Punto facelift competes against the Volkswagen Polo, the newly launched Hyundai Elite i20 and the upcoming Honda Jazz and Maruti Swift.
Price Range – Rs.4.56 lakh to Rs. 7.20 lakh
Q. Tell me the 2014 Fiat Punto facelift Power?
Ans: The hatchback will be offered with 2 petrol and 1 diesel engine options. The petrol version of the car is powered by a 1.2-litre and 1.4-litre mill that produces 67bhp and 89bhp of power and 96Nm and 115Nm of peak torque, respectively. The oil burner is propelled by the tried & trusted 1.3-litre multi-jet engine producing 90bhp and 200Nm of peak torque.
Q. What are the 2014 Fiat Punto safety features?
Ans: For passengers’ safety and security, this model has dual stage airbags for driver and its co-occupant, anti-lock braking system, engine immobilizer, remote central locking, child safety lock, front & rear fog lamps for clear visibility in foggy conditions, seat belt and door ajar warning indicators, etc.
Q. What is the tyre pressure for 2014 Fiat Punto?
Ans: We recommended tyre pressure for this hatchback is 30-35PSI. While 30PSI will offer comfortable driving experience, the 35PSI provides good fuel economy.
Q. What is the Fiat Punto facelift top speed?
Ans: While the petrol model of the Punto catches a top speed of around 180kmph, the oil burner can accelerate up to 160-170kmph which is pretty impressive.
Q: What is the 2014 Fiat Punto mileage in city and on highways?
Ans: The diesel version of the hatchback is claimed to return an impressive fuel economy of around 17kmpl in city driving and over 20kmpl on highways. The 1.2L petrol model returns a decent fuel economy of about 13kmpl in city and 16kmpl on highways while the powerful 1.4L version gives a good mileage of 11kmpl in traffic and 14kmpl on freeways.
Q: Tell me the Fiat Punto facelift acceleration?
Ans: The petrol version of the hatchback accelerates to 100kmph from standstill in 11-12 seconds, while the oil burner takes 14 seconds to reach 0-100kmph. The smaller 1.2L FIRE engine sprints the car to 0-100kmph in just 15 seconds.
Q. What is the ground clearance of Fiat Punto?
Ans: This model has an excellent ground clearance of 185mm, which makes it easier to drive it through rugged Indian terrains.
Q. Tell me the dimensions of the 2014 Fiat Punto?
Ans: The 2014 Punto is a sub-4 metre car. Dimensionally, it is 3987mm long, 1687mm wide and 14,95mm high, and it has a large wheelbase of 2510mm.
Q. What is the wheelbase of Fiat Punto?
Ans: The hatchback has a large wheelbase of 2510mm which in return offers a spacious cabin with ample leg, head and shoulder space.
Q: Is 2014 Fiat Punto available through CSD canteen?
Ans: Yes, the Punto is available through CSD canteen.
Q. Which is the best engine oil for Fiat Punto in India?
Ans: We recommend you to choose Synthetic base lubricants SAE 5w40 gradeACEA for Punto hatchback.
Q. Does 2014 Fiat Punto have safety airbags?
Ans: Yes, the top-spec models are equipped with dual SRS airbags for both driver and front passenger. On the other hand, the mid-variant only features driver side airbag.
Q. What is the 2014 Fiat Punto boot space- luggage carrying capacity?
Ans: The vehicle offers a decent boot space of 280-litres which can carry two suitcases and one small bag.
Q. What is the price of 2014 Fiat Punto in India?
Ans: The entry level Fiat Punto is priced at Rs. 4.93 lakh, while the top spec model costs Rs. 7.24 lakh. Prices are ex-showroom, Delhi.
Q. Is there an automatic transmission version available in new Fiat Punto?
Ans: No, all the engines are paired to a five-speed manual transmission gearbox.
Q. What is the fuel tank capacity of 2014 Fiat Punto?
Ans: The hatchback has a large fuel tank capacity of 45-litres.