Fiat Petra Diesel

The Fiat Petra Diesel is perhaps one of the best diesel cars that are running in the country but people may still be wary to try this car as the parent company of Fiat India is going through a bit of turmoil. It is time to forget all such complications and concentrate just on the car, the Fiat Petra diesel is powered by a four cylinder 1.9 liter naturally aspirated in direct injection engine that can rake up a 63 bhp. The awesome power that the car generates will make you forget the sluggishness that is associated with diesel cars.The company claims that

the engine technology that they use is of the future and ECU which monitors the functioning of the engine provides maximum fuel efficiency and better engine performance. The car comes fitted with a power steering which helps you maneuver the busy roads with complementary potholes. The factory fitted air conditioner will make sure that you don't lose your cool during the summers. The engine is specially mounted to make you forget that you are driving a diesel car, this is further supplemented by the special dampeners in the steering wheel and padded bonnet insulation.

All these will make sure that enjoy the quietness of the cabin irrespective of the speed at which you are driving the car. If you have the habit of being driven around you can just lap up the luxury of the interiors of the car. The car also has an inbuilt technology which can detect water content or adulteration in the fuel, this not only protects the car but it also makes sure that you go to the right places to buy fuel for your Petra.

The car is available in four colors and in two variants and is definitely a good option for people who want to go for a diesel car. TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS:

Engine

ENGINE TYPE 4, IN LINE, FRONT TRANSVERSAL
DISPLACEMENT (CC) 1596
MAXIMUM POWER 100 PS @ 5500 RPM
TORQUE 137 NM @ 4250 RPM
VALVES PER CYLINDER DOHC 4 VALVES
FUEL SYSTEM ELECTRONIC MULTIPOINT WITH 32 BIT MICROPROCESSOR


Capacity
BOOT CAPACITY (L) 260 - 950
FUEL TANK CAPACITY (LT) 47


Dimensions
LENGTH 3763 MM
WIDTH 1620 MM
HEIGHT 1440 MM
WHEELBASE 2373 MM
GROUND CLEARANCE 170 MM


Chassis
tyres 175 / 65 R14 (ALLOY WHEELS)
BRAKES FRONT: VENTILATED DISCSREAR: DRUMS (SELF ADJUSTING TYPE)
SUSPENSION FRONT: INDEPENDENT WHEEL, MACPHERSON TYPE WITH LOWER WISHBONE ANCHORED TO CROSS MEMBER, COIL SPRINGS, STABILIZING BAR AND TELESCOPIC DUAL EFFECT SHOCK ABSORBERSREAR: TORSION AXLE, COIL SPRINGS, STABILISING BAR AND TELESCOPIC DUAL EFFECT SHOCK ABSORBERS
GEAR BOX MANUAL 5 + R SYNCHROMESH


WEIGHT (KG)
KERB WEIGHT (KG) 1080