If you are in the lookout for a sporty beast with features that just fit into this category then Fiat Abarth Punto is the right choice for you. This SUV offers everything that you can expect from cars of this category but within a surprisingly economical price tag. Another eye-grabbing aspect of the tweaked version of the previous Abarth is that it is more powerful now and hottest species in the range of hatchbacks so far. However, it is surely going to come as a surprise for the sporty hatchback lovers that this segment of Fiat did not get its due recognition until lately in spite of having great potentials.
The first most impressive thing that will grab instant attention towards FIAT Abarth Punto is its chic sporty look. The sporty looking grille featuring a combination of jet black and bright red accentuates this trademark look of the hatchback further. The scorpion-like alloy wheels is definitely a wise addition to the sporty appeal of this appealing hatchback. However, the discussion will never come to an end unless we talk about the exciting exterior colours of FIAT Abarth Punto in the form of Hip Hop Black and Pearl White that further make this hatch a great invention of FIAT.
The interiors of FIAT Abarth Punto because you would get much more as compared to any standard hatchback. The smart car infotainment option seems to have been developed specifically keeping in mind the preferences of Gen next. It is compatible with almost everything starting from BlueTooth to AUX to USB to SD. The interiors further add to the comfort of the driver by means of features like adjustable driver’s seat, inward tilted steering wheel, keyless entry mechanism, electrically powered boot space button, and read seats that are split at a 60:40 ratio. There is also a parcel shelf at the rear so that passengers can safely slide in their belongings in it.
The turbojet 1.4-litre engine of Fiat Abarth Punto comprising of 4 valves and 4 cylinders comes to a petrol version only as of now. The 1.368 cc engine of this stylish hatchback offers the power of 145 HP and 5-speed manual transmission. However, while an automatic transmission is still now available with Fiat Abarth Punto, the turbojet engine is mated with the 5-speed manual transmission.
This stylish road beast is available at an ex-showroom price of 9.73 Lakhs. The car competes with Mahindra TUV 300 Plus, Force Motors Gurkha, Honda BR-V and Hyundai Creta as far as performance and pricing are concerned. However, other siblings from Fiat that are comparable with Abarth Punto are Fiat Urban Cross and Fiat Avventura.
• As per as pricing is concerned, you could not have expected anything better than FIAt Abarth-Punto at this price. • The car offers good fuel economy. • Come with astounding external aesthetics.
• The option of gear changing does not reach a satisfactory level. • Slightly low ground clearance • Slightly underpowered engine performance than its competitors