Fiat Avventura, one more addition to the fray of hatchback turned crossover, is launched in India for a starting price of Rs 5.99 lakh ex-showroom Delhi (Petrol Active variant). The diesel trims starts at Rs 6.98 lakh.
Over the changes made, Fiat’s crossover carried a standard spare wheel, raised ground clearance of 205mm and 16-inch wheels across all the variants.
Most of the cosmetic gimmick is drawn from the new hatchback Punto Evo. The nose is reworked and add-ons are placed over the bumper for a go-anywhere looks. The aluminum roof rails and scuff plate further add to that appeal. To make a brief note about the rear mounted wheel, it has its own bracket which has to be unplugged prior to opening the tailgate.
Inside the cabin, reworks are immense in numbers. Prominently, the dashboard gets a dual-tone treatment, compass and tilt meter for the off-roader appearance. Driver is treated with a peace of mind having dual-airbags at its bay and seat height adjustment. Rear seats can now be folded down in the ratio of 60:40 for the practicality purpose.
Other safety features in the list is ABS with EBD. Certain variant gets steering mounted control, rear AC vents, automatic climate control, and Blue & Me system for telephony.
Underneath the hoods, petrol variants are powered by 1.4L FIRE engine worth of 89 bhp and 115 Nm of torque. The diesel comes with 1.3L Fiat Multijet delivering 92 bhp and 209 Nm of torque. Both the guises are mated to a 5-speed manual transmission with all the power being sent to front wheels.
In the line of competition, Avventura stands head-to-head with Volkswagen Cross Polo, Toyota Etios Cross, Ford EcoSport and others of the same kind.
Six colours made available in three trims: Active, Dynamic and Emotion.
Prices of Fiat Avventura in India
Fiat Avventura Petrol
Fiat Avventura Active: Rs 5.99 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi)
Fiat Avventura Dynamic: Rs 7.05 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi)
Fiat Avventura Diesel
Fiat Avventura Active: Rs 6.89 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi)
Fiat Avventura Dynamic: 7.65 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi)
Fiat Avventura Emotion: 8.17 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi)