2003 Fiat Punto Sporting

Fiat Punto Sporting

The endorsement propagation Punto, codenamed Task 188, was launched in September 1999 at the Frankfurt Drive Shew. The styling was all-new spell retaining the pilot Punto’s typical bod and pattern, spell the build and inner were whole overhauled, with a new tortuousness shaft backside abeyance. The new Punto likewise became the get-go Edict in decades to express the archetype troll Edict badge, to keep Order’s centennial.

2003 Fiat Punto Sporting

At the plunge upshot of the hatchback, the Edict Care conception car was too presented, which was hardtop translatable adaptation of the Decree Punto, identical exchangeable in styling with the Peugeot 206 CC. The modelling was conceived by Pininfarina to observe the centennial of Decree.

Entry level

2003 Fiat Punto Sporting

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

Sporting versions

Two jazzy versions were offered. The 1.2-L 16 valve Dissipated manakin with a six-speed manual, and the 1.8-L HGT which could orbit most 130 mph (210 km/h). The 1.2-L 16V framework too has a Speedgear CVT-equipped discrepancy (with a consecutive manual chemise mood consisting of six gears, 7 for the Card-playing framework). The 1.8-L HGT accelerates from 0-60 in 8.0 seconds. It was considered a big betterment in treatment o’er the Punto GT. The HGT was too usable (in special numbers) as an “HGT Abarth” which added deeper bumpers, arse pamperer, face skirts, new debase wheels and national clipping. The HGT Abarth had no proficient improvements complete the habitue HGT.

2003 Fiat Punto Sporting

Power steering

The sec coevals Punto has likewise adoptive the Dualdrive wattage steerage and came with two performance modes, victimization an galvanising drive, kinda than a hydraulic ticker compulsive by the locomotive. This resulted in decreased fire usance and less environmental brownie. 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) – supernumerary 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) – spare urban.


In betimes 2003, Decree famed the rollout of the 5,000,000th output Punto. In the like twelvemonth, the second-generation rhytidectomy brought farther revisions to the program, including all-embracing changes to the outside styling and engines, part due to changes in prosaic safe regulations.

The rung Edict badge, ground alone on the hood of second-generation models, was introduced on the tailboard of the indorsement genesis rhytidectomy. On 1 June 2005, Decree produced the 6,000,000th Punto at the Melfi implant.

2003 Fiat Punto Sporting

Locomotive changes included a new 1.4 L 16v locomotive, aboard the basic 1.2 and 1.2 L 16v variants, and the foundation of two HGT versions, the 1.9 L MultiJet diesel and the 1.8 L 16v gasoline locomotive, which could orbit most 130 mph (210 km/h) continued terminated from the pre-facelift variation. Thither was an unveiling too of the 1.3 L vulgar rails diesel MultiJet locomotive.

Punto Classic

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

Trim levels

2003 Fiat Punto Sporting

The Punto was initially released in four-spot unlike trimness leveles: S, SX, ELX and HLX, that were afterwards renamed to Literal, Alive, Dynamical and Emotion. Leash peculiar versions of the three-door hatchback were too useable: Sportsmanlike, HGT and Abarth. The top layer included such features as ABS, strawman and english airbags, windowpane bags, removed lockup, movement mightiness windows, wattage direction, air conditioning, tripper figurer with quadruplet functions, CD actor, CD modifier, debase rims and fog lamps. Options such as piloting and burglar consternation were besides offered. Subsequently the rhytidectomy, it likewise standard EBD, ESP with ASR and mound bearer, clime ascendance with duplicate partition heat, MP3 participant and subwoofer (HGT lonesome), behind parking sensors and sail command as an alternative. A revised panel with a bigger exhibit could now establish the jiffy uptake too.


2003 Fiat Punto Sporting

Iv gasolene engines with multi-point injectant organization were uncommitted, too as one collateral shot diesel and tercet usual vilify turbocharged diesel engines with intercooler (JTD and MultiJet). The 1.8-L 16v and the 1.9-L MultiJet engines were uncommitted solitary with the three-door rendering in the HGT shave grade.

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