Fiat Linea Engine & Test Drive

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Fiat Linea Overview

The Fiat Linea is a sedan offered by the Italian carmaker which is powered by three engines, two petrol and one diesel. The T Jet version is available with an all disc brake setup while other trims are available with a disc brake setup upfront and drum brakes at the rear. The Fiat Linea is available in five exterior colour options, New Pearl White, Magnesio Grey, Hip Hop Black, Bronzo Tan and Minimal Grey. The boot space volume of the executive sedan is 500 litres and the fuel capacity is 45 litres for all variants. The base version is available with a company fitted 15 inch alloy wheel at an extra cost while higher trims come with 16 inch alloy wheels as standard. Fiat Linea  price range in India is between 7,12,884/- to 9,88,769/- , check for detail pricing of Fiat Linea in Carzprice

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Fiat Linea Design

The Fiat Linea measures 4,596 mm in length, 1,730 mm in width, 1,494 mm in height and has a wheelbase of 2,603 mm. The sedan features 16 inch alloy wheels, chrome door handles, turn indicators on the ORVMs (Outside Rear View Mirrors). It is available in five colour options, Bronzo Tan, Minimal Grey, New Pearl White, Hip Hop Black and Magnesio Grey. The 1.4 petrol and 1.3 diesel variants are offered with a disc brake setup up front and drum brake setup at the rear while the top end petrol variant that is powered by the 1.4 litre T Jet motor has an all disc brake setup.

Fiat Linea Cabin

The inner cabin of Fiat Linea is significantly spacious and exudes a feel of modernity. It can easily accommodate five passengers and has a host of features, which can make the trip rememberable. In Linea, the Italian auto maker has offered features like driver’s seat height adjustment function, rear seat armrest comes with a glove box and cup holders. However, these advancements are not offered as a standard feature across all trim levels. There is an advanced music system that keeps the occupants entertained all through the journey. Apart from the abovementioned features, there are remote keyless entry, latest Blue and Me system, electrically adjustable outer rear view mirrors and tilt adjustable steering wheel.

Coming to the design of interiors, it has been beautifully carved and gets a new dashboard that houses a center console, steering wheel and instrument cluster. The instrument cluster of Linea has several notification meters like door ajar warning, tyre pressure monitor, hand brake signal and low fuel warning lamp.

Fiat Linea Engine

As far as technical configuration of this model is concerned, the Italian auto company has left no stone unturned to make Linea a role model in its segment. The car is available in 2 engine options, petrol and diesel, and both are performance based. The petrol variant comes equipped with a 1.4-litre engine, which churns out a maximum power of 112.4 bhp with a peak torque output of 207 Nm. On the other hand, the diesel variant is incorporated with a 1.3-litre powertrain, which pumps out 91.7 bhp of highest power and 209 Nm of maximum torque.

All variants of the Fiat Linea are available with a 5 speed manual transmission. Although, no versions are offered with an optional automatic gearbox, gear shifts on the manual transmission are reasonable. The transmission is mated to the 16 valve DOHC (Dual Over Head Cam) engines available on offer with the Fiat Linea.The Fiat Linea has a claimed fuel efficiency of 14.9 kmpl for the 1.4 litre petrol engine variants, 14.2 kmpl for the 1.4 litre T-Jet version and 20 kmpl for the 1.3 litre diesel engine trims. These mileage figures are impressive for its segment

Fiat Linea Rideing

Coupled with decent power output and five-speed manual transmission system, the diesel version of Linea attains a top speed of 165 kmph. Along with this, the car attains a speed of 100 kmph from standstill in just 13.8 seconds. On the other hand, the T-Jet petrol version achieves the same feat in around 11.14 seconds with a top speed of 170 kmph. The FIRE petrol engine propels the Linea to clock a top speed of around 160 kmph with 0-100 kmph in just 15 seconds.Along with a decent output, the Linea is also blessed with a decent braking mechanism. The T-Jet Active version is featured with Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), which ensures a smooth braking and no skidding even at high speeds. Along with, the proficient suspension system of this car ensures that it remains stable and balanced even in non-favorable driving conditions. View offers on Fiat Cars from Fiat dealers in Hyderabad at Autozhop

Fiat Linea Safety

In terms of safety, the Fiat Linea is offered with ABS (Anti lock Braking System), EBD (Electronic Brakeforce Distribution), dual front airbags, reverse parking sensors for the higher variants. All versions are offered with central door locking, immobiliser, speed sensing door locks and Fire Prevention System.Fiat Linea is blessed with a number of safety features, which make it a reliable option to drive. Advancements like engine immobilizer with rolling code ensure that no outsider slips inside the car without the permission of the driver/occupants. Linea has a special fire prevention system that ensures that all the passengers are safely removed out of the car in case of fire. Other safety features of Linea include double crank prevention system, driver seat belt warning light, ABS and brake assist.

Fiat Linea Price

Fiat Linea Ex-Showroom Price in India ranges from 7,12,884/- (Linea 1.4L Active Fire) to 9,88,769/- (Linea 1.4L Emotion). Get best offers for Fiat Linea from Fiat Dealers in India. Fiat Linea in Tryaldrivr

Fiat Linea Verdict

Fiat Linea is said to be proper fun-filled car to drive with its designing elements shared from a Maserati. The overall drive is good, while the T-Jet engine is fast, but noisy. Its diesel engine seems more practical than the petrol mill. As far as performance is concerned, Linea can be said as a Punto with a boot. Notably, at interiors the auto maker has applied too much chrome to pull the attention of audience. The quality of plastics used at interiors has improved over the years and the current generation model of Linea got something really good in terms of it. In terms of handling, Fiat Linea is actually a loving car in its respective segment with full of functional appliances. As far as practicality is concerned, it has a huge boot, decent space at second row, auto headlamps & wipers, airbags, ABS and rear AC vents.

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