Leaked – Fiat Avventura variant details surface online
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To be launched in October 2014.
The variant details of the soon-to-be-launched Fiat Avventura instant crossover have emerged online. The Punto-based crossover comes packed with several standard features even in the entry level trim.
The 1.4-litre FIRE petrol engine generating 89 bhp and 115 Nm of torque and the 1.3-litre MultiJet diesel engine which delivers 92 bhp and 209 Nm of torque constitute the engine lineup. A 5-speed manual gearbox is the standard transmission.
The Active trim will offer standard equipment such as central locking, rear spoiler, rear foglamps, dual-tone dashboard, front power windows with auto-down function, remote keyless entry, inclinometer and compass, ORVMs with blinkers, follow-me headlamps and 16-inch alloy wheels.
The mid-level Dynamic adds ABS with EBD (only available in diesel variant), door ajar warning which points out the exact door, body colored ORVM with electrically adjustable mirrors, front fog lamps, door trim with fabric inserts, rear power windows, height adjustable driver seat, audio system with speed sensitive volume control, USB and Aux-in, and external temperature display.
The top-end Emotion trim carries forward the equipments of the Dynamic in addition to dual front airbags, seat belts with pre-tensioners and load limiters, height adjustable front seat belts, leather wrapped steering wheel and gear shift knob, automatic climate control, rear AC vents, rear defogger and wiper, 60:40 rear split seats, Blue & Me, voice recognition with SMS readout function, and steering mounted audio controls.
The instant crossover will be available in six colour options – Zafferano Orange, Bronco Tan, Exotica Red, Minimal Grey, Hiphop Black and Vocal White.
Competitors: VW Cross Polo, Toyota Etios Cross
Expected Price: INR 6 – 8 lakhs, ex-showroom
Launch Date: October 2014
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[Brochure scans from Indianhoods]