Fiat Abarth Avventura 1.4 T-Jet is a brand new variant, which is available in the showrooms with a bundle of features. From the visual perspective, it is stunning as the car maker has designed this vehicle with a lot of cosmetic components. It gets an aggressive front fascia, including reindeer type head lights and a black colored grille. Coming inside, this crossover utility vehicle has a classy environment with the finest seats, dual tone dashboard along ambient illumination and much more. Apart from the amazing look, it also comprises of appreciable amenities to bestow a convenient journey for all passengers. For instance, this model includes power windows, 60:40 foldable rear seat, height adjustable front headrest and driver seat. A total of five people can be seated inside easily on its well cushioned seats. The occupants are totally safe inside during their drive as it is packed with impressive protective features, such as dual front airbags, fire prevention system and central door locking. Mechanically, it has a 1.4-litre T-Jet petrol mill that is based on a DOHC valve configuration and has four cylinders. The manufacturer is offering a 3 year or 100000 Kilometers (whichever earlier) warranty that can further be increased by taking an extendable warranty program from any authorized dealer.
This version gets a black colored horizontally slatted grille, which is flanked by a pair of reindeer headlights and an Abarth's emblem just above the grille. The front windscreen is broad and equipped with a pair of intermittent wipers and a washer. Its side profile has body colored external mirrors, cladding with Avventura lettering, tinted glass for windows and a set of 16-inch alloy wheels that are covered with tubeless radials. Rear end gets a neatly done up spoiler and a spare wheel that is mounted on its tail gate. Other features include a pair of radiant fog lamps (for front and back) and a couple of roof rails with 110 pound loading capacity. It has spacious dimensions with a total length of 3989mm, width of 1706mm, height of 1542mm and a wheelbase of 2510mm.
This latest variant has fabric inserted door trims as well as armrest and a 2-tone dashboard, comprising of ambient illumination. However, its seats wear fabric upholstery, but confer a classy feeling with its other spectacular equipments. Its infotainment system is blessed with integrated CD player, Bluetooth, USB port, AUX-in interface, voice recognition and SMS readout facility as well. Coming to the instrument panel, it includes a digital odometer to show the total distance covered, indicator regarding distance to empty and real time fuel efficiency. Besides these, there is outside temperature display, average mileage and speed details. Moreover, it has a limited speed buzzer, programmed service reminder and seat belt warning for the driver.
Engine and Performance:
This vehicle gets a 1368cc petrol engine, which creates a maximum power of 140bhp and a peak torque of 210Nm. It comes with a turbocharger, DOHC valve configuration and four cylinders. The mill is paired to a 5-speed manual transmission and is based on BS IV emission norm compliance. Along with a fuel tank capacity of 45 litres, this version delivers 13.1 Kmpl and 17.1 Kmpl in the city and on highways respectively. It can accelerate from 0 to 100 Kmph in just 9.9 seconds.
Braking and Handling:
Its front as well as rear wheels are paired to disc brakes, while it also has ABS to further bolster this mechanism. The front axle has McPherson Struts and the rear one has a torsion beam.
This utility vehicle has a bundle of comfy features, including automatic climate control, front headrest and driver seat with height adjusting function, a power steering wheel that can be tilt adjusted and a desmodronic foldable key. There are all four power windows with the front ones getting 'Delay and 'Auto Down' function. The luggage compartment has a light and can also be opened and closed by an electric function available inside. Moreover, the boot space can be increased according to the requirement through folding down its last row seat. At the rear, it incorporates windscreen defogger, wiper, washer, parcel tray and AC vents. The control buttons of its audio system are given on its steering wheel for added convenience.
This car maker has bestowed several significant features like airbags for driver as well as for co-driver for enhanced protection, antilock braking system along electronic brakeforce distribution, automatic and central door locking system. Besides these, it also gets fire prevention system (FPS), open door indicator and an engine immobilizer with rolling code to ward of any unauthorized entry into the vehicle.
1. Ground Clearance is quite high.
2. Comfort features are impressive.
1. A few more safety features can be added.
2. Lack of leather upholstery on seats is a drawback.