The Fiat Linea is among the most refined and elegant sedans available in India in diesel versions. This car was launched by the Fiat makers in the year 2009 moreover since it had been doing great sales in India. This sedan is compatible with the Bharat Stage IV standards which makes it among the best sedans which emit low emissions and is more environmentally friendly. The sedan has an array of best in-class features in the sedan and a number of features which add luxury and comfort to the ride. The interiors are done in quite comfortable seating-arrangement and can accommodate 5 passengers with ease. Apart from the standard features thee re other essential security and important features that adds to the stunning sedan through the advanced 1.3L multi-jet drive-train and is mated to the manual 5 speed gearbox.
The car’s exteriors are extremely mesmerizing is good enough to lure India’s car buyers. The front façade of the diesel sedan has been done carefully where the front grille is done with chrome. The large headlight is surrounded b the radiator grille and the high-intensity parabola lamps have the side indicators fitted onto it. Below the grille, there is the bumper which is body-colored and has the air dam placed integrated with the fog lamps of the car. The windshield is made from tough glass and has intermittent wipers fitted onto them. The side profile is marked with the remarkable features such as external rear-view mirrors which are body colored. This premium diesel sedan weighs approximately about 1210 Kg.
The interiors of the car have great luxuriant seats that are covered with high-quality fabric that makes the upholstery and adds a swanky premium look to the car. The seating arrangement too is very generous and the car has great lumbar support and amazing thigh as well as support for the back. The car’s interior surfaces are done nicely too and is finished in silver shades. The dashboard is colored in dual tone and has music system and the A.C. controls attached to it.
Engine & Performance
The performance is incredible with a 1.3L Multijet advanced diesel power-train which has DOHC (dual over head camshaft) equipped with 16 valves 4 cylinder in them. The car has a drive train of 1248cc that generates the maximum output of 91.14BHP at revs of 4000 rpm. The car outputs a peak Torque of 209 Nm at revs of 2000 rpm. The drive-train is mated cleverly to the efficient and smooth 5 speed manual gearbox. The car gives a mileage of 20.4 kmpl under normal conditions for driving.
Braking & Handling
The car has great suspension system which enables it to drive enigmatically. Added to this, it has efficient brakes placed in it to suit all weather conditions. The tyres are fitted with disc brakes and the suspension system incorporates independent wheel with helical and powerful coil springs which also has the telescopic and sturdy double acting dampers with stabilizer bars. All of this, takes care of the passengers pretty well.