|Engine||1.3 L Advanced Multijet||Power Window|
|Max Torque||203 Nm @ 2500 rpm||Power Steering|
|Max. Power||86 PS @ 4000 rpm||Air Conditioner|
|Transmission||5-Speed Manual||CD Player|
Fiat Linea 2012 India
The Fiat Linea 2012 has been made with great caution right to the last details. In fact from the basic building blocks, every part, almost from every angle it has been crafted with keen attention to exceptional quality. On the outside the car is adorned with an Italian fashion design, and on the inside it carries the aesthetic beauty. The car is surely a fuel for those passionate about the finer things in life. The exceptional poise and deft handling makes the car an ecstasy to drive. All these beautiful elements are well complemented by features and technology unmatched in its class, and powered by some of the most advanced engines in the world, the new Fiat Linea 2012, indeed, pumps your heart.
Fiat Linea 2012 Exteriors
The Linea has made waves with its beautiful styling and fantastic ride and handling. The New Fiat Linea offers a fresh styling statement with international appeal. The new models come with lots of added features and improvements, better upholstery and lot more. Though nothing much has changed in the upgraded version of the car, increased ground clearance and turn indicators on ORVMs are the notable exterior features.
The 2012 Fiat Linea sedan in all variants will now be sporting automatic headlights and rain-sensing wipers as standard equipment. Fiat Linea, has managed to survive despite the stiff competition in the sedan segment. And now, with a very attractive styling, spacious cabin, good driveability and standard features, Fiat India has offered the required acceleration to the Linea in the market.
Fiat Linea 2012 Interiors
The Fiat Linea 2012 has fully refreshed interiors with new interior theme colours and an all new exterior colour with the Oceanic Blue. The instrument cluster dials will now be black, and so will be the center console. While the seats are firm, the steering wheel is nice to grip. It's good to see steering-mounted controls for the music system (which is not bad in terms of sound quality) as well as the trip computer. The new Linea luxury diesel version provides nothing less than leather seats with chrome interiors and 16” alloy wheels.
Fiat Linea 2012 Engine
Fiat Linea arrives with a 1.4L FIRE engine producing 90 PS power and 115 Nm torque for petrol preference, whereas the diesel Linea hits with a 1.3L Multijet producing 93 PS power and 209 Nm torque. Both petrol and diesel blocks are available and a turbocharged petrol engine is also being offered. The Linea is built tough and makes a solid overall package.
Fiat Linea 2012 Safety Features
The safety features in the car include side as well as curtain air bags, smart-2 system for air bag along with front racked seat belts. The FPS system in the car also ensures that fuel flow in the engine is prevented during time of strokes. Other safety features include antilock brake system, fog lights and EBD. Fiat Linea is fully loaded with active and passive safety features. The active features, providing safety to the occupants, include Antilock Braking System (ABS).
Fiat Linea 2012 Colors
Fiat Linea 2012Ride and Handling
The Fiat Linea has a clear edge in terms of Steering, ride and Handling but lose out on refinement and quality. The car sets new standards in terms of performance, safety, comfort, ride and handling. The 2012 model glides over potholes without any fuss and its rock solid steady even at triple digit speeds. The steering responds in a direct manner. The path breaking innovation and up gradation of the car is a true reflection of FIAT’s commitment towards the Indian consumers.
Fiat Linea 2012 Specifications
The New Fiat Linea features wider and fatter tyres that is 205/55 R 16, it helps to get better grip on road and increases driveability. The vehicle now comes with higher ground clearance that is 185mm.
Both the petrol and diesel cars come with five speed manual gear transmission. The front suspensions are Front Independent Wheel, Helical Coil Springs with Double Acting Telescopic Dampers and Stabiliser Bar type. The Rear suspensions are Torsion Beam, Helical Coil Springs with Double Acting Telescopic Dampers and Stabiliser Bar type. The tyres are tubeless. The overall length of the car 4560mm, width is 1730 mm, height is 1487mm, wheel base is 2603 mm, the Boot Capacity is (ltr) 500, and fuel tank capacity is 45 ltr, with a turning radius of 5.4 m. The petrol vehicle has a kerb weight of 1180 while the diesel weighs 1210 kgs.
Fiat Linea 2012 Models
Fiat Linea T Jet: It has a 1.4 litre, T-Jet petrol mill, both side disc brakes, more power and torque figures, more kerb weight, Desmodronic Foldable Key with boot release, Radiator Grille Surround, Chrome Exhaust tip, New Roof Antenna, Chrome Accents, Dual Tone Soft Touch Dashboard, etc.
Fiat Linea Active: The base variant comes without airbags, ABS, EBD, Front Seat Armrest, electrically adjustable outside rear view mirror and few more accessories.
Fiat Linea Dynamic: It comes with few more features like Driver Seat height adjust, electrically adjustable outside rear view mirror, night panel in roof lights, rear roof light, and foldable desmodronic key.
Fiat Linea T Jet Plus: This top end variant shares all the features of the basic 1.4L, T Jet along with some added features like Premium Imported Leather Upholstery, 16 inch alloy wheels, 205/55 R16, highest ground clearance, etc.
Fiat Linea Diesel Models
Fiat Linea Active: Comes with the same features of Fiat Linea Active except the engine.
Fiat Linea Dynamic: Has the same feature of the Fiat Linea Dynamic except the engine.
Fiat Linea Emotion: Same the Fiat Linea Emotion petrol with the diesel engine.
Fiat Linea 2012 Ex-Showroom Price
Fiat Linea 2012 Petrol Models Price
1.4 L Linea Active: Rs. 6, 83,832
1.4 L Linea Dynamic: 7, 80,855
Fiat Linea 2012 Diesel Models Price
1.3 L Linea Active 783854
1.3 L Linea Emotion 918888
1.3 L Linea Dynamic 883878
Fiat Linea 2012 Competitors
New Linea 2012 from Fiat both in petrol and diesel is expected to give competition to the likes of Maruti Suzuki swift dzire, Volkswagen Jetta, New Hyundai Verna, New Ford Fiesta and Tata Indigo Manza.
Compare Fiat Linea 2012 with other Models
Fiat Linea vs Honda City – Fiat Linea is any day better in terms of the features compared to the Honda City. Fiat Linea new U & Me features is a one of kind features which again sets it apart from its rivals. However the Honda City is still a notch higher in terms of the ride and handling compared to the Fiat Linea.
Fiat Linea vs Skoda Octavia – The Fiat Linea surely has a lesser maintenance cost compared to the costly expense related with Skoda Octavia. Skoda Octavia is however better fuel efficient compared to the Fiat Linea. The Skoda accessories and parts are expensive compared to the Fiat Linea parts. Skoda Octavia is however a bit grumpier than the Fiat Linea engine.
Fiat Linea vs Ford Fiesta – The Ford Fiesta is a marvel to ride compared to the Ford Fiesta. The Ford Fiesta is more stable with a better suspension compared to the Fiat Linea. The Linea however edges past the Fiesta with features and space.
Fiat Linea Awards
Car of the Year, 2010 - UTV Autocar
Reader's Choice Car of the Year, 2010 - Auto Bild
Mid Size Car of the Year, 2010 - NDTV Profit
Mid Size Car of the Year, 2009 - CNBC Overdrive
Fiat Linea 2012 Mileage
The top variant of Fiat Linea with the T-jet engine will remain the same for performance reasons. Fiat Linea 2012 diesel version gives a mileage of 20.4 kmpl of diesel whereas the petrol version of new Fiat Linea 2012 gives a mileage of 14.6 kmpl of petrol.
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