Fiat introduces Sporting trim level for its Punto supermini

Article by Anita Panait, on August 6, 2013

Interested buyers of the Fiat Punto supermini could now avail of a new Sporting trim level as well as specification upgrades across the line-up. This means that the Fiat Punto could now be availed in four main trim levels: Pop, Easy, GBT and the new Sporting. Fiat has deleted the Lounge and TwinAir trim levels from the Punto supermini range.

The Fiat Punto is available in either three or five doors and is powered by any of the five low emission Euro 5 engine options: a 1.2 8-valve petrol that provides 69hp; a 1.4 8-valve petrol that returns 77hp; a 1.4 8-valve petrol that churns out 77hp; a Dualogic 1.4 16-valve MultiAir petrol the delivers 105hp; and 1.3 16-valve MultiJet diesel that offers 85hp. Fiat’s TwinAir 0.9-litre petrol engine that provides 85hp is now available as an engine option on both Easy and GBT trim levels.

The entry-level Pop model features as standard these equipment: remote central locking, electric front windows, driver and passenger airbags, window airbags and radio/CD/MP3 player. The Pop model also features Dualdrive electric power steering and a height-adjustable driver’s seat as well as a new dashboard with diamond embossing, color-coded door handles and door mirrors and knee airbag on the driver side.

Coming as standard for both the Easy and GBT trim levels are upgraded black Castiglio fabric seats, front fog lights with cornering function, dashboard and door ambient lighting and side airbags. The GBT trim level now features 16” 7- spoke 2-tone Sportline alloy wheels. The new Sporting trim level, meanwhile, features a number of stylish improvements on the interior and the exterior, making its more appealing to a younger market. Pricing starts at 12,355 pounds.

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