Fiat has launched this car in 2009 after which garnering great sales in India. The car’s exteriors are quite amazing with skillfully designed aerodynamic profile with other features added to it. The interiors are quite plush which have been done in high-quality material. Fiat has loaded this sedan with great number of features that only add to the convenience of occupants as well as the driver. The Fiat Linea Dynamic Diesel sedan has many essential and important features too that help in further enhancing the protection and security of passengers. The engine is power packed with 1.3L advanced multi-jet motor that is mated to the 5 speed transmission which works manually. The fuel efficiency too is quite appreciable added to the excellent handling and pickup.
Exteriors & Interiors
The Fiat Linea Dynamic diesel has a great radiator grille surrounded by dual parabola lights and has side-turn indicators fixed on them. The car’s bumper is body colored having an air dam located at the center besides the fog lamp pair which only adds to the visibility on the road. The car’s wind screen at the front is adequately large and is made from toughened glass with pair of intermittent wipers. The car’s side profile is efficiently designed where the wheel arches and ORVMs. The rear end of the car is large and curvy while its top has newly designed antenna for facilitating FM Radio. The sedan’s interior has awesome and luxuriant seats and has glove box, cup holders, sunglass holder, AC controls and a brilliant instrument cluster that is suitable for back lighting. The silver finished door handles and internal day & night rear-view mirror in the luxurious sedan.
Engine & Performance
The car is packed with performance owing to the 1.3L multi-jet advanced engine with dual head camshaft equipped with an additional 4 cylinders. All of this makes the engine power packed with 1248cc that has the capacity of generating a maximum of 91.14 BHP power on the output at revs of 4000 rpm and a Torque of 209 Nm at revs of 2000 rpm. The engine is mated cleverly to efficient and smooth manual transmission 5 speed owing a great mileage of 20.4 kmpl as tested under the standard conditions of driving. Owing to the high costs of fuel for every liter, it is ideal to settle for cars like Linea which have great mileage and runs on diesel, both of which eases the running costs.
Braking & Handling
The great diesel sedan has excellent suspension and braking system. Both the rear and front end of the car have elegant sedan have been equipped with efficient braking under weather conditions. The company too has fitted the diesel trim with advanced ABS system and EBS that help in proficient braking under all conditions. The front axle suspension includes powerful helical coil and sturdy stabilizer bars and double-acting telescopic dampers. The rear has Torsion beams and helical coil springs attached to it added to the similar stabilizer bar and telescopic dampers.