IAB Report - Fiat to launch Avventura in India on October 21 [Edit]

17/10/2014 - 10:13 | ,   | Anjan Ravi

Edit - Fiat will launch the Avventura on the 21st, and on the 20th of October, as we initially reported.

Punto-based Avventura will be offered with the 1.4L petrol and 1.3L diesel engines.

The Fiat Avventura will have its market launch on October 21, even as pre-orders opened across Fiat's dealerships commenced last month. Based on the Punto Evo, the Avventura gets a crossover-like design thanks to body cladding, increased ground clearance and most importantly, the external spare wheel.

Fiat Avventura at Delhi front quarters
The Avventura gets bold design elements like skid guards, body cladding, roof rails and an external spare tyre.

The Avventura measures 3,989 mm in length, 1,706 mm in width, 1,542 mm in height and 2,510 mm in wheelbase, and comes with a 205 mm ground clearance. All variants of the car will get 205/55 16-inch alloy wheels.

A petrol and a diesel engine will be offered on the car. The 1.4-liter 'FIRE' petrol makes 90 PS (88.73 bhp) at 6,000 rpm and 115 Nm of torque at 4,500 rpm, and the 1.3-liter ‘MultiJet’ diesel produces 93 PS (91.6 bhp) at 4,000 rpm and 209 Nm of torque at 2,000 rpm. Both engines get a 5-speed manual transmission. The petrol is good for 14.4 km/l, and the diesel is rated at 20.5 km/l according to ARAI tests.

Fiat Avventura at Delhi interior
The interior layout is similar to that of the Punto Evo.

Also read: Fiat Avventura's brochure leaked

The petrol will be offered in two variants (Active and Dynamic) while the diesel gets three (Active, Dynamic and Emotion).

Competitors: VW Cross Polo, Toyota Etios Cross
Expected Price: INR 6-8 lakhs, ex-showroom
Launch Date: October 21

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