Fiat Punto

From 11.780 euros
  • Bodywork utilitarian
  • Doors 5
  • Plazas 5
  • Power 69 - 95 hp
  • How to consume it 3,4 - 7l/100km
  • Trunk 275 liters
  • Assessment 3,8

El Fiat Punto It is the urban of the Italian brand that has been selling since the year 1993 as a substitute for the mythical One. second generation hit the market in the year 1999 and managed to stay on sale until 2009, interspersed with the third generation of 2005.

Internationally, it is one of the models of manufacturer's greatest success, because throughout its 25 years of life it has been marketed in countries around the world such as Brazil, Argentina, Colombia or Russia.

Today is the longest-running model of the brand, being aware of a generational change that does not finish arriving. It is rumored that it could be replaced by the Argo that they have launched in Latin America in these months, but Fiat has not officially confirmed this information.

Technical characteristics Fiat Punto

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El Fiat Punto It is developed on the same platform that gives life to the well-known Opel Corsa. Thanks to this, its body measures 4,06 meters in length, 1,68 meters wide and 1,49 meters high. The distance between axis is 2,51 meters, standing at the average of its segment.

However, his hatchback body It has five doors and the possibility of accommodating five occupants inside. The costumes of its trunk, with 275 liters of capacity, it is situated in the average of its segment, standing below the Citroën C3 or Seat Ibiza.

Mechanical range and Fiat Punto gearboxes

La mechanical range of the Fiat Punto is not one of the most spacious in its segment but it is offered with gasoline engines, diesel of LPG and CNG. The simplest engine is the naturally aspirated four-cylinder. 1.2 Fire of 69 CV.

On top of gasoline is the engine 1.4 liters with four cylinders and atmospheric aspiration that delivers 70 and 77 CV of power. Being in the first case of CNG and in the second of gasoline and LPG.

The only diesel engine available in the Punto range is the 1.3 MultiJet de 95 CV of power Lastly, the gearbox available in all versions is cut manual with 5 relations.

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Fiat Punto equipment

The range of equipments of the Fiat Punto for the Spanish market is organized in a single termination called Pop. From the access version, the Punto has elements such as brakes ABS with EBD, traction and stability controls (TCS and ESP) or two airbags.

The problem that the Fiat Punto presents to its more modern rivals is that it cannot include elements such as the UConnect infotainment system, emergency braking system on the road or rear view camera.

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Fiat Punto according to EuroNCAP

EuroNCAP submitted to Fiat Punto to its impact tests was in 2017, being the first car in the history of the organization to obtain 0 stars. However, it should be clarified that he was one of the first urban dwellers to obtain the 5 stars EuroNCAP in the year 2005.

In the case of the small Italian city, the score is distributed as follows. In the event of an impact, occupant protection adults and children it's from a 51 and 43 percent respectively. The grade achieved in the event of a pedestrian hit is 52 percent.

Finally, regarding driving aids reached a 0 percent. This section is what has forced EuroNCAP to award it 0 stars, since it is a model that has 13 years old behind him and lacks aid such as an autonomous city brake, among others.

Fiat Punto and its rivals

El Fiat Punto falls into the segment of Urban. Due to its experience and exhaustion in the market, the main rivals with which it has to compete have gone from being the Hyundai i20, Citroën C3 or Skoda Fabia, to be the Dacia Sandero o Suzuki celerio.

Against them, the only argument he offers is one of the best size/price ratios of the segment and a simple but very reliable mechanical range. By contrast, it is a model that is outdated by practically all of the urban ones that are currently marketed.

The Fiat Punto Km0 and second hand

The current Fiat Punto It is one of the least sold models in Spain, so the number of units available in the zero kilometer market is scarce. To this day, a large number of units of the first and second generation have survived, becoming a highly demanded product its high reliability.

In the second-hand market we can find units of the year 2014 (third generation) with an average of 6.500 kilometers, in Easy finish and mechanical gasoline 1.2 of 69 hp valued at 7.100 euros.

In the case of units of kilometer zero we can access a version with Pop termination, diesel mechanics 1.3 MultiJet II 95 CV registered in 2018 by 12 thousand euros.

Highlights

  • Still fresh design
  • Maneuverability
  • Reliable and frugal mechanical range

Improvable Points

  • Excessive seniority
  • Absence of active driving assistants
  • Security

Fiat Punto prices

The range of Prices of the Fiat Punto in the Spanish market (with promotions and discounts included) starts in the 7.990 Euros of the version with termination Pop and mechanical gasoline 1.2 Fire 69 CV.

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