Fiat Chrysler Automobiles launches the Punto Pure for the Indian market

Fiat Punto Pure edited

~ Priced at Rs.4.49 lakhs for petrol and Rs.5.59 lakhs for diesel, ex-showroom New Delhi, this affordable hatch will be available at all dealerships across the country ~

~ Punto Pure will be a smart combination of Italian design, flair, performance and low cost of ownership ~

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles India today launched the Punto Pure at the 2016 Auto Expo – The Motor Show. This car is based on the much loved Grande Punto which had enjoyed a phenomenal success during its launch. The Punto Pure will be the entry vehicle in the B segment with an attractive price point. This affordable hatchback is poised to be the star in this segment providing strong build quality and a low cost of ownership.

The Punto Pure will be available in two variants; a 1.3L Advanced Multi-jet Diesel engine producing a max power of 76 PS@4000rpm and 197 Nm@ 1750 rpm of torque and a 1.2 L FIRE Petrol engine producing 68 PS @ 6000 rpm of power and generating 96 Nm@ 2500 rpm of torque.

Speaking on the occasion, Kevin Flynn, President and Managing Director, FCA India Pvt. Ltd. said, “The success story of the Grande Punto in India has been impeccable. It received a warm welcome during its launch .The Italian design, dynamics and flair was loved and admired by many. Today, we at FCA India are extremely thrilled to present the Punto Pure – the Italian masterpiece that promises the same agility and ride quality at an affordable price and low cost of ownership.

He further added, “FCA has exciting plans for the Indian market. We are taking aggressive efforts to strengthen our brand by bringing in world-class products and providing top-notch after-sales services to cater to the Indian market. India is a strategic market for us and this is an integral part of our commitment to widen our portfolio and to provide greater value not only to our customers but other stakeholders as well.”

Engine and Fun Driveability

The Punto Pure will be a 5-door hatchback powered with two engine options; a 1.3 L Advanced Multi-Jet Diesel engine producing 76 PS of max power and a 1.2 L FIRE petrol engine producing 68 PS of max power; making the car peppy and fun to drive. While the engine promises impressive fuel economy figures, the healthy torque is mated through a slick five speed manual transmission.

Punto Pure will stay true to its DNA as a driver focused car and a fun to drive hatchback with genuine Italian flair. The handling of the car is also down to its chassis which has been perfected over the years by Fiat engineers. Further enhancing the cars driveability is a well-tuned suspension ready to take on bumpy roads while not sacrificing on comfort and fun.

Comfortable and Practical Cabin

The interior of the Punto Pure is inspired from its predecessor. The large dimensions results in it being a car with a spacious cabin making it comfortable for five people. The car also consists of a large boot offering ample space for your weekend getaways.

The car’s instrumentations include Digital Clock, Digital Odometer, Digital Trip meter, Distance to Empty Indicator, to name a few. The Punto Pure will be loaded with features and will provide an amazing value for money offering.

Original Italian Design and Dynamics

Distinctive Italian design makes the Punto Pure standout and take notice. The class leading dimension (L x W x H) mm:  3987 x 1687 x 1495 of the car gives it an impressive presence on the road. Punto Pure comes standard with 14” steel wheels and black coloured ORVMs and door handles. The bumpers are body coloured and there are rear fog lamps present.

Pricing: Ex-showroom:New Delhi

1.3 L Advanced Multi-jet Dieselengine Rs. 5.59 Lakhs
1.2 L FIRE Petrol engine Rs. 4.49 Lakhs