The popular Punto comes in three versions, with a great range of engine choice depending on what level of power the driver wants. The choice is between the entry level three or five-door Pop, the next level Easy or the top range Lounge. The Easy and Lounge can also be taken in a three or five-door format.
Driving is not only about the passive and active safety aspects of the car but about how the driver is positioned and if he can reach all the controls with ease. The Fiat Punto offers good all-round visibility for the driver and the adjustable seat height can ensure a good position for driving. Controls and the gearbox are easily used and set out to be accessible. The Punto has a top NCAP result for safety and there are, of course, driver and passenger airbags with other airbags available as extras. Most models also have an anti-brake locking system.
Always an important consideration for any car, the Fiat Punto has a top range CD and radio player that is standard on all models. The Lounge model comes with an additional subwoofer to provide an incredible high-quality sound. Check out the Blue&Me entertainment system where an MP3 player or USB stick can be plugged in so that any music can be played.
A whole range of engines are available for the three versions, and include both petrol and diesel options. The best way to decide on the most appropriate option is to do some initial research into the benefits of economy and performance, and discuss these with a dealer.
For example, the Punto three-door 1.3 multijet Lounge delivers an outstanding 80.7-combined mpg, cutting the cost of refuelling, and with its CO2 emissions of 90 g/km it falls into the zero rated tax band for road tax. The multiair turbo 135 Lounge still gives a good 50.4 mpg for the three-door version and has carbon emissions at 129 g/km.
The Fiat Punto offers a range of comfort that is closely allied to the Italian style to be expected of such a car. Well-upholstered seats coupled with attractive interior colours, which can be chosen to suit the individual, work with an easy to operate dashboard that combines controls that are close and well designed.
It may not be the biggest car on the road but it can accommodate five people with comfort, and that says a lot about this smartly styled car.
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