The Fiat Linea is a sure head turner with its stylish exterior. Its aerodynamic structure is fabulous and gives such a majestic appearance to the car. It’s quite classy and has a design that’s very different from other Linea models. The price of the Linea is between Rs. 6, 99,000 and Rs.9, 72,655.
The Engines and Performance Level
It is available with petrol and diesel engines both of which are attached to a five speed manual transmission.The petrol version gives 15kmpl while the diesel gives 20kmpl. The car offers good riding quality and an enjoyable drive. When you compare it to other cars in this segment it gives a very strong performance. The car’s suspension is such that it can easily glide over potholes and bumpy roads without giving any problems. The gear shifting is very smooth and it can be easily taken across city roads as well as highways. The steering is light giving you excellent control over the vehicle. The diesel version comes with DOHC and Multijet technology which increases performance and efficiency. It has an impressive torque and does well at high speeds. The petrol version is however best for city roads. AutoPortal offer detailed information about the car’s performance on the roads.
Interiors and Other Features
The interiors are very sophisticated with spacious seating for the front row passengers. The rear seats are good but could offer better space. It is spacious enough for four passengers and the fifth can sit in it, without a little bit of adjustment. The dashboard offers various controls and it is easy to access and use them. You can also find lot of buttons on the steering. An interesting feature here is the Blue&Mesystem through which you can connect your phone to the car system. The system can be used to activate commands through voice, change music tracks, make phone calls, read messages and store the phonebook’s details. The interior has different kinds of storage space such as deep glove box, cup holders and door pockets. Further comforts available here are air condition vents, door ajar warning, electrical ORVMs and much more. The car’s boot space is ample at 500 liters enabling you to store a whole lot of luggage without any problems. It is equipped with the best safety features such as ABS and EBD, Anti-theft engine immobilizer, programmable speed limit, Fire Prevention System (FPS), and much more.
The insides of the car could have been better done. Quality of the plastic is decent but not very good. There could have been more space for rear passengers. There is much to say for fuel efficiency, which is something that most owners look forward towards when buying a car. The cost of maintenance is high.