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Fiat Punto 1.2 Pop 3Dr Petrol Hatchback

Overview:

Mileage: 45,790
Trans: Manual
Body: Hatchback
Year: 14/64
Colour: White
Fuel Type: Petrol

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Quote Reference Number: 0SN-509431

Specification

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Specification
Body Glass
Electric front windows
Rear window wash/wipe
Heated rear windscreen
Brakes
ABS/EBD
Brake assist
ESC including ASR/MSR + hill hold
Driver Aids
Dualdrive PAS
Driver Information
Trip computer
Rev counter
Entertainment
MP3 compatible radio/single CD player
Audio remote control in steering wheel
Exterior Body Features
Body colour bumpers
Exterior Lights
Headlight height adjustment
Interior Features
Cloth upholstery
Height/reach adjustable steering column
Sunvisor with ticket holder
Safety
Driver and passenger airbags
3x3 point rear seatbelts
Window airbags
Drivers knee airbag
Tyre pressure monitoring system
Seats
Front headrests
Height adjustable driver's seat
2 rear head restraints
Security
Immobiliser
Remote central locking
Deadlocks
Lockable fuel cap

The specification listed for this vehicle was standard when purchased new. The actual specification may vary, for confirmation, please contact our sales department.

Features

Ten Second Review

Fiat claims at last to have perfected its Punto supermini, with an affordable package promising sleeker styling, clever technology and more efficient engines, most notably an innovative twin-cylinder TwinAir petrol unit that's unique in this segment. These days, this Italian contender probably won't be the first model you think of in the small car sector but it remains a smart, stylish and sensible choice.

Background

Fiat is very good at small cars, especially this one, the Punto supermini. It's a model that's rather drifted off the radar for buyers in this segment in recent years but with the revised version we're looking at here, its appeal seems to have been rejuvenated with almost all of the important boxes ticked. There's enough advanced engineware beneath the bonnet to satisfy the more demanding technophobe, so running costs are right up with class leaders who haven't anything to match the headline powerplant, a 0.9-litre TwinAir unit needing only two cylinders to develop a revvy 84bhp. The interior at last has a sheen of quality to it. And the styling too has been tweaked for return to chic, cheeky looks that are reminiscent of the original. It's all enough to create a car that needs no apology, no 'Grande' or 'Evo' preface to its name, no desperate dealer offers. Once again sold simply as a 'Fiat Punto', it is at last the kind of car you'd expect two decades of development to have been able to create. Which is just as well for it must compete against a whole range of more fashionable higher profile supermini rivals.

Driving Experience

Is the original Punto's driving spark back in this much improved model? Well, it depends very much upon which variant you happen to end up driving. There's nothing very remarkable about the entry-level 8-valve 1.2 and 1.4-litre petrol models, unless you particularly want the Dualogic semi-automatic gearbox offered as an option on the 1.4. Further up the range though, things are very different, most notably with the variant I tried, the latest Fiat to be equipped with the brand's award-winning two cylinder 0.9-litre TwinAir petrol engine. This confection is a little noisy but not without its appeal, particularly as it's mated here to a six-speed manual gearbox. As usual with this powerplant, you have to get used to an engine note that on first aural acquaintance sounds like you've a hole in your exhaust but ends up feeling rather sporty and fun. Especially if you accept the invitation to rev the thing and properly exercise all eighty five of its braked horses, enough (provided you don't push the 'Eco' button on the dash that cuts the torque by 25%) to take you from rest to sixty in 12.7s on the way to a top speed of 107mph. More surprises lie further up the petrol-powered range, where Fiat's clever MultiAir technology features in a normally aspirated 1.4-litre engine developing 105bhp. There's also an 85bhp 1.3-litre Multijet diesel pokey enough to make sixty in 13.1s on the way to 107mph.

Design and Build

Italian design always has been and always should be about style. The very first Punto was no great looker but it did have a cheeky charm that small families loved. The MK2 model was smarter and more sophisticated but one of Fiat's finest moments came with the introduction of the third generation version, the Grande Punto, in 2005 with its mini-Maserati looks. And it's these that have supplied the inspiration for the car we have here. Redesigned body-coloured bumpers front and rear reprise the clean, effective styling that made the Grande model great and helped buyers to overlook its aging engines and plastiky cabin. Problems that this improved Punto is thankfully no longer saddled with. Take the interior with its revised diamond-embossed dashboard. In actual fact, there wasn't too much wrong with the original design that a better choice of colour, trim and materials wouldn't have put right, so that's exactly what's been tweaked. It's a spacious cabin too, courtesy of one of the longest wheelbases in its class. That makes a genuine difference to rear seat accommodation with this Punto offering good legroom, if not quite enough space to comfortable seat three adults. If there's a problem, it's that the extra wheelbase has favoured people rather than packages, so the 275-litre boot capacity is slightly less than is boasted by some rivals. It's worth pointing out though, that if you flatten the rear bench, the resulting 1030-litre load area is one of the very biggest in the class.

Market and Model

This Punto may these days be a relatively minor player in the British supermini sector but Fiat still offers a sprawling range of trim and engine options priced in the usual £10,000 to £15,000 bracket common to most Fiesta and Corsa-class cars. There are four main trim levels - Pop, Easy, GBT and Sporting. Whichever model you end up deciding upon, the equipment basics should be in evidence. That means electric front windows, a height-adjustable driver's seat, a trip computer, remote central locking, daytime running lights and an MP3-compatible CD stereo. As long as you can avoid the entry-level variant, you can also expect to find niceties like alloy wheels, air conditioning and electric mirrors, as well as the 60/40 split-folding rear seatback that really should be standard across the board. I'd also want to keep back some cash for the clever Blue&Me infotainment set-up, accessible through a removable 4.3-inch colour touchscreen which plugs into the dash top or can be removed to be used as a portable navigation system. Using this, you can Bluetooth and voice-activate your 'phone, connect auxiliary devices into the stereo with USB and AUX-in sockets and control a TomTom LIVE satellite navigation system, either with your voice or through buttons on the steering wheel. As for safety stuff, well all models get twin front and curtain airbags and there's a driver's kneebag too. A pity though, that you have to pay extra for side airbags and ESP stability control on most models.

Cost of Ownership

When it comes to running costs, the rather curious theme that's common throughout the Punto portfolio is that the more powerful engines cost less to run. So, for petrol people, the 85bhp two cylinder TwinAir model is much cleaner and more frugal than either the 69bhp 1.2 or the 77bhp 1.4: expect 67.3mpg on the combined cycle and 98g/km of CO2. That's provided you press the 'Eco' button on the dashboard which reduces the pulling power of the engine by about 25%. Power also equals parsimony when it comes to the 1.4-litre petrol MultiAir model, the 105bhp normally aspirated unit delivering 49.6mpg and 133g/km of CO2 here. Of course, if cost of ownership really is top of your list of Punto priorities, you'll be needing a diesel. Fiat certainly knows a thing or two about building for the black pump, having developed the first direct injection diesel engine in the Eighties, before pioneering Common Rail technology in the Nineties. Today, its second generation 1.3-litre Multijet diesel is also industry-leading in 85bhp form. Here, you get 80.7mpg and 90g/km. All these figures are aided no end by the standard inclusion of a Start&Stop system that cuts the engine when you don't need it, say when you're stuck at the lights or waiting in traffic.

Electric front windows, ABS/EBD, Dualdrive PAS, Trip computer, MP3 compatible radio/single CD player, Body colour bumpers, Headlight height adjustment, Cloth upholstery, Driver and passenger airbags, Front headrests...

Performance

Performance
Performance
0 to 60 mph (secs)
0 to 62 mph (secs)14.4
Engine Power - BHP69
Engine Power - KW51
Engine Power - PS
Engine Power - RPM5500
Engine Torque - LBS.FT75
Engine Torque - MKG10.4
Engine Torque - NM102
Engine Torque - RPM3000
Top Speed97

Go Green

Green Stats
Emissions - ICE
CO2 (g/km)126 (g/km)
HC+NOxN
ParticlesN
Standard Euro EmissionsEURO 6
Fuel Consumption - ICE
EC Combined (mpg)52.3
EC Directive 1999/100/EC Applies
EC Extra Urban (mpg)64.2
EC Urban (mpg)39.2
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