2003 Fiat Punto Natural Power

Fiat Punto Natural Power

The secondment genesis Punto, codenamed Task 188, was launched in September 1999 at the Frankfurt Motive Demonstrate. The styling was all-new patch retaining the pilot Punto’s classifiable cast and figure, patch the anatomy and inner were whole overhauled, with a new torque send ass hanging. The new Punto likewise became the beginning Edict in decades to expect the pilot rung Decree badge, to lionize Rescript’s centennial.

At the plunge case of the hatchback, the Rescript Want conception car was likewise presented, which was hardtop transmutable interpretation of the Edict Punto, selfsame standardized in styling with the Peugeot 206 CC. The manakin was conceived by Pininfarina to lionize the centennial of Order.

Entry level

The 1.1 and 1.4-L turbo engines were discontinued due to emissions issues and the entry-level models had lone a 1.2-L gasoline whole, with either 8 or 16 valves, freehanded 60 hp (45 kW) and 80 hp (60 kW) severally, or a 1.9-L diesel, with vernacular vilify shot and turbocharger or naturally-aspired with mechanical shot.

Sporting versions

Two clean versions were offered. The 1.2-L 16 valve Betting exemplar with a six-speed manual, and the 1.8-L HGT which could scope virtually 130 mph (210 km/h). The 1.2-L 16V example too has a Speedgear CVT-equipped edition (with a sequent manual shimmy manner consisting of six gears, vii for the Dissipated simulation). The 1.8-L HGT accelerates from 0-60 in 8.0 seconds. It was considered a big advance in treatment ended the Punto GT. The HGT was too uncommitted (in modified numbers) as an “HGT Abarth” which added deeper bumpers, bottom coddler, position skirts, new admixture wheels and internal clipping. The HGT Abarth had no proficient improvements o’er the veritable HGT.

2003 Fiat Punto Natural Power

Power steering

2003 Fiat Punto Natural Power

The endorsement multiplication Punto has likewise adoptive the Dualdrive wattage steerage and came with two surgery modes, victimization an galvanising centrifugal, instead than a hydraulic ticker determined by the locomotive. This resulted in rock-bottom fire phthisis and less environmental elf. It has a fire saving of 5.6 l/100 km (50 mpg-imp; 42 mpg-US) – urban and 3.9 l/100 km (72 mpg-imp; 60 mpg-US) – duplicate urban for the 1.9-L diesel. The 1.8-L gasolene does 8.8 l/100 km (32 mpg-imp; 27 mpg-US) – urban and 5.3 l/100 km (53 mpg-imp; 44 mpg-US) – excess urban.


In other 2003, Decree notable the rollout of the 5,000,000th yield Punto. In the like yr, the second-generation rhytidoplasty brought boost revisions to the program, including all-inclusive changes to the outside styling and engines, partially due to changes in prosaic refuge regulations.

The turn Order badge, institute lonesome on the cowl of second-generation models, was introduced on the tailboard of the sec contemporaries rhytidectomy. On 1 June 2005, Rescript produced the 6,000,000th Punto at the Melfi engraft.

2003 Fiat Punto Natural Power

Locomotive changes included a new 1.4 L 16v locomotive, aboard the basic 1.2 and 1.2 L 16v variants, and the entry of two HGT versions, the 1.9 L MultiJet diesel and the 1.8 L 16v gasoline locomotive, which could ambit virtually 130 mph (210 km/h) continued concluded from the pre-facelift reading. Thither was an unveiling too of the 1.3 L green runway diesel MultiJet locomotive.

Punto Classic

2003 Fiat Punto Natural Power

Disdain the found of the somewhat bigger Grande Punto at the end of 2005, the second-generation Punto remained in yield, marketed as the Punto Classical, and has been sold in many emergent markets in plus to the newer versions. It was launched first in Chilli in 2007. It concluded product in Italy in November 2010.

Trim levels

The Punto was initially released in 4 dissimilar reduce leveles: S, SX, ELX and HLX, that were afterwards renamed to Factual, Fighting, Active and Emotion. Trey especial versions of the three-door hatchback were likewise usable: Dissipated, HGT and Abarth. The top story included such features as ABS, battlefront and incline airbags, windowpane bags, outside lockup, breast exponent windows, wattage steerage, air conditioning, activate calculator with foursome functions, CD instrumentalist, CD modifier, admixture rims and fog lamps. Options such as pilotage and burglar dismay were besides offered. Later the rhytidectomy, it besides standard EBD, ESP with ASR and mound bearer, mood mastery with two-baser partition warming, MP3 actor and subwoofer (HGT but), back parking sensors and sail restraint as an selection. A revised board with a bigger show could now demonstrate the second uptake too.


Quartet gasoline engines with multi-point injectant arrangement were uncommitted, besides as one collateral injectant diesel and 3 park revile turbocharged diesel engines with intercooler (JTD and MultiJet). The 1.8-L 16v and the 1.9-L MultiJet engines were useable lone with the three-door rendering in the HGT cut grade.

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