The Fiat Linea diesel model series is one of the most elegant and refined premium sedans in the Indian automobile bazaar. Fiat India had launched this premium sedan, Fiat Linea Diesel in year, 2009 and since then has been doing incredible sales in the country. This stunning premium sedan is compatible with all the norms of Bharat Stage IV, which makes it one of the best sedans in its segment that gives out lesser emissions. The company has put in a lot of hard work in developing this dazzling luxurious sedan and has incorporated quite a number of best in class features in it. The exteriors are simply amazing with a marvelous overall aerodynamic profile and other conspicuous features, which will certainly enthrall the buyers in the first glance. The interiors are plush and are done up tastefully with high quality material with comfortable seating arrangement, which can effortlessly accommodate five passengers. Fiat India has blessed this elegant luxury sedan with quite a number of comfort features, which will add to the convenience of the driver as well as the other occupants of this sedan. Apart from these convenience features, the Fiat Linea 2012 also has some very important and essential safety features, which will further enhance the security and protection of the passengers and the sedan. The engine of this stunning sedan is a power packed 1.3 L advanced multijet drive train, which is mated with a five speed manual gear box transmission . The fuel efficiency of this majestic premium sedan is also quite good with an excellent pickup and efficient handling. Some of the most exciting Fiat Linea Active Diesel features that are integrated in this premium sedan are the advanced and programmable follow me home head lamps, foot level rear air conditioning vents, keyless entry with a Desmodronic key and numerous such exciting features, which will definitely attract the customers. Apart from these impressive features, this Fiat Linea Active (Diesel) trim also includes safety and protective features like a fire prevention system, double crank protection, automatic door locks and many other such protective features for the passengers as well as for this beautiful sedan . Fiat India is selling this luxury sedan with some very vibrant and lively colors such as a dazzling oceanic blue, a wonderful Tuscan wine, a subtle minimal grey along with a graceful sunbeam beige, a sparkling Bossa nova white and an elegant hip hop black as well.
The exteriors of this Fiat Linea 2012 are extremely mesmerizing and will lure the buyers into purchasing it. The front facade of this diesel sedan is done up carefully and the front grille has a chrome surround. This radiator grille is surrounded by a large head light cluster that has been fitted with high intensity dual parabola lamps and also has the side turn indicator fitted in it. Below this grille is the body colored front bumper which has an air dam placed in the center and has also been integrated with a pair of bright round shaped fog lamps, which add to the visibility of the driver in the night or in adverse weather conditions. The front wind screen is quite large and gives the driver a very wide view. This wind shield is made up of toughened glass and has been fitted with a pair of intermittent wipers. The side profile has some remarkable features such as a couple of efficiently designed body colored external rear view mirrors. The subtle and neatly carved out wheel arches have been fitted with a set of sturdy 15 inch steel wheels, which are covered with radial tubeless tyres of size 195/60 R15 that have a superior road grip . Just above these wheel arches are the bright side turn indicators and apart from this, the body colored pull type door handles also add to the fluidity of this majestic Fiat Linea Diesel sedan. The rear end gets a large and curvy boot lid with a big wind shield, while the top has a newly designed roof antenna for the FM radio. This premium sedan, Fiat Linea 2012 also has a tail pipe, which s finished with chrome and makes this sedan look sporty. The overall dimensions of this premium sedan, Fiat Linea 1.3 Active are very spacious and have lots of space in it for all the passengers. The total length of this roomy Fiat Linea Diesel is about 4560mm along with an overall width of 1730mm, which also includes the stuck out external rear view mirrors. The total height of this Fiat Linea 2012 is close to 1487mm, while the large and extremely comfortable wheel base of this premium sedan is close to 2603mm, which is quite exceptional. The boot compartment capacity of this premium sedan is nearly 500 litres, while it also has a centrally mounted fuel tank, which can store up to 45 litres of diesel in it. The ground clearance of this Fiat Linea diesel sedan is about a 185mm, whereas the minimum turning radius of this spacious sedan is close to 5.4 meters, which is quite impressive. On the other hand, this premium diesel sedan has an approximate kerb weight of 1210 kgs.
The interiors of this Fiat Linea Active (Diesel) trim are awesome with luxuriant seats, which have been covered with high quality premium fabric based upholstery that gives a swanky look to this premium diesel sedan. The seating arrangement is very generous with comfortable seats that have lumbar support along with amazing back as well as thigh support. The interior surfaces are done up very nicely with high quality plastics being used that is giving this premium sedan a sophisticated look. There are quite a few storage spaces with a big glove box, bottle and cup holders, a sun glass holder along with both driver and front passenger side sun visor, which add to the usefulness of the insides. The dual tone soft dash board is very smooth and has the central console, which houses the music system as well as the AC controls. The instrument cluster is brilliant with suitable back lighting and more than a few notification lamps, which help the driver in many different ways. Fiat India has given this sedan silver finished internal door handles and there is also an internal day and night rear view mirror in this luxurious diesel sedan.
This performance packed sedan, Fiat Linea Diesel is equipped with a 1.3 litre Advanced Multijet diesel power train that has a DOHC (dual over head cam shaft) and is equipped with 4 cylinders, which has 16 valves in it. This 1248cc power packed drive train has the capacity to generate a maximum power output of 91.14 Bhp at 4000 Rpm in combination with a peak torque output of 209 Nm at 2000 Rpm. This power packed drive train has been cleverly mated with a smooth and efficient 5-speed manual transmission gear box. Fiat India states that this deluxe and power packed diesel sedan has the capability to produce a healthy mileage of 20.4 kmpl , which is when driven under standard driving conditions. This mileage has been tested as per the central motor vehicle rules, which means it’s quite practical.
This enigmatic sedan, Fiat Linea 2012 is quite long and needs easy maneuverability, which also means that it has to have a well built braking and suspension system . Both the front as well as the rear wheels of this elegant sedan is equipped with disc brakes that are very efficient and works perfectly well in any weather conditions. Then again, the suspension system for the front axle has been incorporated with an independent wheel along with powerful helical coil springs and it also has the sturdy double acting telescopic dampers and stabilizer bars as well. While the rear wheel axle gets a torsion beam with helical coil springs and a similar double acting telescopic dampers and stabilizer bar as well. All these put together takes good care of the stability and balance of this sedan and helps in giving a trouble free driving experience to the passengers.
The Fiat Linea 2012 Active trim is the entry level base variant in its model lineup and has been bestowed with some very important safety features. Some of these functions are top of the line and assist in taking care of the vehicle as well the passengers. The list of these safety features include an advanced fire prevention system (FPS) for enhanced security, a double crank protection system that prevents engine damage, a driver seat belt notification lamp in the instrument cluster to always remind the driver of putting it on, an advanced ‘Fiat Code System’ engine immobilizer with a rolling code for improved protection of this premium sedan from any theft. Apart from all these vital safety aspects, there are some other features as well that enhance the security and protective level of this impressive diesel sedan such as exact door open indicators and many more.
This premium diesel sedan has been laden with numerous exhilarating and practical comfort features. The list of Fiat Linea Diesel features comprise of a tilt adjustable power steering, all four power windows with auto down and delay function. Then there is a remote boot lid opener, the rear wind shield gets a defogger with an intelligent timer, an external temperature display in the instrument cluster, electrically adjustable external wing mirrors, a remote keyless entry along with a Desmodronic foldable key, which also has a boot lid release button. Apart from all these, this beautiful sedan also has a powerful air conditioner with a manual HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning) that cools the entire cabin within a few minutes along with rear AC vents (foot level) for added comfort to the back seat passengers. The sophisticated audio system comes equipped with an integrated CD player, Radio FM and speakers . Other comfort features include automatic head lamps, digital clock, programmable ‘Follow Me Home Head Lights’, a programmable speed limit buzzer as well as a programmed service reminder. Then there is the trip calculator that shows the range, mileage, average speed along with the duration, a real time mileage indicator and several other such utility functions for giving the driver along with the other occupants an outstanding and luxurious driving experience.
Beautiful and elegant exteriors, powerful diesel engine with good pick up and acceleration, impressive interiors with lots of features.
Engine noise and vibration can be reduced along with the price as well.
The mechanism by which power is transmitted from the engine to the wheels.Transmission type could be Manual,Automatic, Continuously Variable Transmission, or Semi-Automatic.
The maximum amount of fuel that the engine can burn in one complete cycle of all the cylinders together.
The amount of work the engine can do over a period of time. It is measured in Horsepower. One Horsepower is equal to the energy needed to lift 550 pounds at a height of one foot for one second. 1 PS=1.01387 bhp.
The maximum power output the engine can
produce over a particular range of speed.
Sudden braking at high speeds can cause the brakes to lock up and the car to skid. The electronic sensors in the Anti Lock braking System rapidly pressurize and depressurize the brakes, thus stopping them from locking up.
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