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Fiat Grande Punto EVO 1.2 Active
Grande Punto EVO 1.2 Active Overview
|Engine (upto)||1172 cc|
|Mileage (upto)||15.8 kmpl|
Fiat Grande Punto EVO 1.2 Active Price
|On-Road Price in New Delhi||Rs.5,56,261*|
Grande Punto EVO 1.2 Active Review
The lucrative Indian car market, especially the hatchback segment is flooding with back to back launches from different automobile companies. Now, the Italian automaker has introduced its premium hatchback by renaming it as Fiat Punto EVO. It is available in three trim levels with petrol and diesel engine options for the buyers to choose from. Among the petrol variants, the Fiat Punto EVO 1.2 Active is the entry level variant that is powered by a 1172cc FIRE engine. It is capable of churning out 67bhp along with a commanding torque output of 96Nm. Although, it is an entry level trim, it gets some of the important features like fire prevention system, an air conditioning system, hydraulic power assisted steering and accessory power socket. This latest version is all about cosmetic changes, especially to its exteriors. It gets a redesigned radiator grille, distinctly crafted Reindeer headlight cluster and revamped bumpers. Its taillight cluster is now powered by LED brake lights, which further adds to its elegance. This hatchback also gets a few refinements to its internal cabin in the form of improved color scheme, a new dashboard and improved seating arrangement. This vehicle will now compete with the likes of Volkswagen Polo, Maruti Suzuki Swift, along with the upcoming Tata Bolt and Hyundai Elite i20.
The external appearance looks completely different from its outgoing model. Its front profile gets a re-structured headlight cluster, which is powered by conventional halogen lamps and turn indicators. It also gets a brand new radiator grille with a thick chrome surround, which gives an aggressive stance to the front facade. At the same time, its bumper too has been re-structured and is affixed with expressive metallic strips. Its bonnet has now got four expressive lines that compliments the company's logo, which is repositioned above the grille. Its side profile remains mostly identical to its earlier version, where it gets standard aspects like black colored door handles and ORVM caps. Interestingly, this base trim gets turn indicators on external wing mirrors, which provides additional safety. This variant is being offered with a set of 14-inch steel wheels including wheel covers. These conventional rims are covered with a set of 165/80 R14 sized radial tubeless tyres. Coming to the rear end, its taillight cluster is slightly modified and it is powered by trendy LED brake lights and turn indicators. The structure of its rear bumper looks identical to its earlier version but it is now affixed with distinctly crafted strips and brake lamps as well. This latest version is also available in a new Glitterati Gold color shade beside six other paints like Magnesio Grey, Exotica Red, Minimal Grey, Hip Hop Black, Pearl White and Tuscan Wine.
This Fiat Punto EVO 1.2 Active trim gets a completely modified interior cabin, which is neatly decorated with trendy cosmetics. To begin with, its cockpit is fitted with a modified dashboard, which is skillfully fitted with an instrument panel, glove box unit and an elegant central console. Its instrument panel has a pair of round shaped meters along with few other notification lamps relating to seat belt warning and distance to empty. It also comprises of a digital clock, digital odometer, trip meter, programmable speed limit buzzer and a tachometer. The seats got wider and have been integrated with head restraints. The main highlight of the cabin is its huge cabin space, especially the rear cabin leg room owing to its large wheelbase of 2510mm. At the same time it also has a decent 280 litre boot space. Apart from this, there are several utility aspects provided inside like accessory power sockets, foot level air circulation, clutch foot rest, drink holders and trip calculator.
Engine and Performance:
This variant is powered by a 1.2-litre petrol engine that comes incorporated with multi point fuel injection system. It comprises of 4-cylinders, 8-valves and is based on an SOHC valve configuration that displaces 1172cc. It can develop a maximum power of 67bhp at 6000rpm along with a peak torque output of 96Nm at just 2500rpm. This motor is skillfully paired with a five speed manual gearbox that allows its front wheels to extract the torque output. Since there is no change to the specifications, this vehicle will continue to deliver a mileage in the range of 12.3 to 15.8 Kmpl (depending upon road conditions). On the other hand, it can accelerate towards 100 Kmph speed mark from a standstill in about 18.89 seconds and it can achieve a top speed of approximately 135 Kmph.
Braking and Handling:
This hatchback gets conventional braking mechanism in the from of front disc brakes and rear drum brakes, which delivers reliable performance in any weather condition. As far as its suspension is concerned, its front axle is affixed with an independent wheel McPherson strut, while its rear axle is equipped with torsion beam system. In addition to these, it is also loaded with helical springs and double acting telescopic dampers, which improves the suspension mechanism. On the other hand, it is also integrated with a standard hydraulic power assisted steering system, which provides good response and makes handling simpler.
This entry level variant has several important features that provide a fatigue free traveling experience. Its cabin is fitted with a heating, ventilation and AC unit along with foot level air circulation, which keeps entire cabin cool irrespective of temperature outside. It has a list of features including power assisted steering with tilt adjustment, front power windows with delay and auto down function, rear parcel shelf, follow me home headlamps and a clutch foot rest. It also has an instrument cluster featuring digital clock, programmable service reminder, trip calculator, and distance to empty indicator.
This entry level trim has been incorporated with crucial safety aspects including a fire prevention system, automatic door lock and door open indicator. In addition to these, the company has also equipped it with central door locking, engine immobilizer with rolling code, seat belt warning lamp and programmable speed limit buzzer.
1. Interior design is quite appealing.
2. Engine performance is quite reliable.
1. There is still scope to improve its comfort features.
2. Poor fuel economy is its biggest drawback.
Key Specifications of Fiat Grande Punto EVO 1.2 Active
|ARAI Mileage||15.8 kmpl|
|City Mileage||12.3 kmpl|
|Engine Displacement (cc)||1172|
|No. of cylinder||4|
|Max Power (bhp@rpm)||67.1bhp@6000rpm|
|Max Torque (nm@rpm)||96Nm@2500rpm|
|Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres)||45|
|Ground Clearance Unladen (mm)||195mm|
Key Features of Fiat Grande Punto EVO 1.2 Active
|Multi-function Steering Wheel||No|
|Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View Mirror||No|
|Automatic Climate Control||No|
|Engine Start Stop Button||No|
|Anti Lock Braking System||No|
|Fog Lights - Front||No|
|Fog Lights - Rear||Yes|
|Power Windows Rear||No|
|Power Windows Front||Yes|
Grande Punto EVO 1.2 Active Specifications & Features
Engine and Transmission
Engine type in car refers to the type of engine that powers the vehicle. There are many different types of car engines, but the most common are petrol (gasoline) and diesel engines
|FIRE Petrol Engine|
The displacement of an engine is the total volume of all of the cylinders in the engine. Measured in cubic centimetres (cc)
Power dictates the performance of an engine. It's measured in horsepower (bhp) or metric horsepower (PS). More is better.
The load-carrying ability of an engine, measured in Newton-metres (Nm) or pound-foot (lb-ft). More is better.
|No. of cylinder|
ICE engines have one or more cylinders. More cylinders typically mean more smoothness and more power, but it also means more moving parts and less fuel efficiency.
|Valves Per Cylinder|
Valves let air and fuel into the cylinders of a combustion engine. More valves typically make more power and are more efficient.
Valve configuration refers to the number and arrangement of intake and exhaust valves in each engine cylinder.
|Fuel Supply System|
Responsible for delivering fuel from the fuel tank into your internal combustion engine (ICE). More sophisticated systems give you better mileage.
A device that forces more air into an internal combustion engine. More air can burn more fuel and make more power. Turbochargers utilise exhaust gas energy to make more power.
A device that forces more air into an internal combustion engine. More air can burn more fuel and make more power. Superchargers utilise engine power to make more power.
|Gear Box||5 Speed|
Fuel & Performance
|Petrol Mileage (ARAI)||15.8 kmpl|
|Petrol Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres)||45|
|Emission Norm Compliance||BS IV|
|Top Speed (Kmph)||155|
Suspension, Steering & Brakes
|Front Suspension||MacPherson Strut|
|Rear Suspension||Torsion Beam|
|Turning Radius (Metres)||5 meters|
|Front Brake Type||Ventilated Disc|
|Rear Brake Type||Drum|
Dimensions & Capacity
The distance from a car's front tip to the farthest point in the back.
The width of a car is the horizontal distance between the two outermost points of the car, typically measured at the widest point of the car, such as the wheel wells or the rearview mirrors
The height of a car is the vertical distance between the ground and the highest point of the car. It can decide how much space a car has along with it's body type and is also critical in determining it's ability to fit in smaller garages or parking spaces
|Ground Clearance Unladen (mm)|
The laden ground clearance is the vertical distance between the ground and the lowest point of the car when the car is empty. More ground clearnace means when fully loaded your car won't scrape on tall speedbreakers, or broken roads.
|Wheel Base (mm)|
Distance from the centre of the front wheel to the centre of the rear wheel. A longer wheelbase is better for stability and also allows more passenger space on the inside.
|Kerb Weight (Kg)|
It is the weight of just a car, including fluids such as engine oil, coolant and brake fluid, combined with a fuel tank that is filled to 90 percent capacity.
|No of Doors||5|
Comfort & Convenience
|Height Adjustable Driver Seat|
|Electric Adjustable Seats|
|Automatic Climate Control|
|Air Quality Control|
|Remote Trunk Opener|
|Remote Fuel Lid Opener|
|Low Fuel Warning Light|
|Accessory Power Outlet|
|Rear Reading Lamp|
|Rear Seat Headrest|
|Rear Seat Centre Arm Rest|
|Height Adjustable Front Seat Belts|
|Rear AC Vents|
|Heated Seats Front|
|Heated Seats - Rear|
|Seat Lumbar Support|
|Foldable Rear Seat|
|Smart Access Card Entry|
|Engine Start/Stop Button|
|Glove Box Cooling|
|Steering Wheel Gearshift Paddles|
|Follow Me Home Headlamps|
|Leather Steering Wheel|
|Outside Temperature Display|
|Driving Experience Control Eco|
|Folding Table in The Rear|
|Fog Lights - Front|
|Fog Lights - Rear|
|Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View Mirror|
|Manually Adjustable Ext. Rear View Mirror|
|Electric Folding Rear View Mirror|
|Rain Sensing Wiper|
|Rear Window Wiper|
|Rear Window Washer|
|Rear Window Defogger|
|Outside Rear View Mirror Turn Indicators|
|Tyre Size||165/80 R14|
|Anti-Lock Braking System|
|Power Door Locks|
|Child Safety Locks|
|Day & Night Rear View Mirror|
|Passenger Side Rear View Mirror|
|Rear Seat Belts|
|Seat Belt Warning|
|Door Ajar Warning|
|Side Impact Beams|
|Front Impact Beams|
|Tyre Pressure Monitor|
|Vehicle Stability Control System|
|Centrally Mounted Fuel Tank|
|Engine Check Warning|
|Advance Safety Features||Fire Prevention System|
Entertainment & Communication
|Audio System Remote Control|
|Integrated 2DIN Audio|
|USB & Auxiliary input|
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- Tilt and Hydraulic Steering
- Fire Prevention System
- Immobilizer with Rolling Code
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- Smart Power Windows
- ABS with EBD
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- Bluetooth Connectivity
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- Rear Defogger
- Early Crash Sensor Dual Airbags
- Bluetooth Connectivity
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