Fiat Punto 1.8 HGT

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Fiat Punto 1.8 HGT

Fiat present the Punto 1.8 16v HGT 3dr Hatchback with 5 Speed Manual Gearbox, Front (FWD) running on Unleaded Petrol

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Review of "Fiat Punto 1.8 HGT"

published 18/09/2005 | jamos19800
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About me :
Pro dicieves big car drivers, very quick, gagets, good driving position
Cons steering to me feels light bit of a bone shaker, could do with bigger pads, but its still great fun to drive
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"punto hgt"

very quick , has all mod cons,air con, satnav, city button,trip computer ect.
I have owned one for over year and no problems to date (touch wood)
I feel sometimes it could do with a sixth gear to make it really special but its still a blast to drive.
I feel the driving position is very adaptable with adjusting lumber support, height adjustment to seat and stearing colum.
The car in general handles very well due to the hardened suspension but this can also meen you can feel every little bump in the road.
The only down side is I feel the steering can be a bit light and some bigger brake disc would go along way ( i don't think they thought about that when they put a meaty engine in a small car)
As a hgt owner i would not let anyone tell me anything less than this is SUCH a fun car to drive and if your thinking about getting one you will have fun.

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  • Averilla published 19/09/2005
    Hi and welcome to Ciao. Av x
  • catrinaf published 19/09/2005
    Hi and welcome to Ciao - More info and a spell check would have been useful. If you want any help or want me to re rate, leave me a message in my guestbook - Cat x x
  • chriswynne16 published 19/09/2005
    Hello and welcome to ciao! As the comments below. Chris
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Product Information : Fiat Punto 1.8 HGT

Manufacturer's product description

Fiat present the Punto 1.8 16v HGT 3dr Hatchback with 5 Speed Manual Gearbox, Front (FWD) running on Unleaded Petrol

Product Details

Manufacturer: Fiat

Boot Capacity (litres): 1000

Weight: 1040

Length: 3843

Width: 1660

Height: 1480

Towing Limit (kg): 1000

Engine Size (cc): 1747

Insurance Group: 14

Driven Wheels: Front (FWD)

Torque: 121@4300 lb/ft

Fuel Capacity (litres): 47

Cylinders: 4

Warranty: 3 years / 60000 miles

Maximum Speed (mph): 127

Acceleration (0 - 62 mph): 8.6 seconds - (Man)

NCAP Rating: NCAP 4 Star Rating

Number of Doors: 3

Type: Car

Emissions Class: EU4

CO2 Emissions: 197 g/km - (Man)

Country of Origin: Italy

Range + Engine Type: Punto 1.8

Classification: Mini Car

Body Type: Hatchback

Fuel Type: Petrol

Transmission type: 5 Speed Manual Gearbox

Power: 130

Range: Fiat Punto


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