It looks like, September has become an auspicious month for many automakers as many launches are aligned in the next month. In the same league, Fiat is also planning to introduce the Fiat Avventura Urban Cross in India in September. This is the third model in the Fiat’s lineup which is based on the Fiat Punto Evo hatchback. Since the launch of Punto, Fiat has seen a significant rise in the sales charts and this might be one of the reasons why Fiat is extending Punto based models in the country;s lineup.
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Under the hood, the Urban cross will be offered with only 1.4-litre T-Jet petrol engine which is sourced from the Fiat Avventura Powered by Abarth. This turbocharged engine will produce 140 PS of maximum power and 210 Nm of peak torque and will be paired to 5-speed manual gearbox. There are not just technical advancements in the Fiat Avventura Urban Cross but, some styling tweaks as well. Some of the notable ones are new front grille, updated headlamps, revised bumper and silver body cladding that are aggrandising the overall sporty zeal of the hatchback. The overall dimensions of the hatch are quite similar to the Avventura and measures 4,000 mm in length, 1700 mm in width and 1500 mm in height.
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Within the cabin, one can find dual tone red and black interior, a touchscreen infotainment system with Bluetooth connectivity and satellite navigation, multi-functional steering wheel with silver accents and few storage compartments for your knick-knacks. The market of performance oriented hatchbacks is growing in the Indian market and looking at the same, the Fiat Avventura Urban Cross holds a great potential for promoting the sales of Italian manufacturer.
When launched, the hatchback will face direct competition from Hyundai i20 Active, and VW Polo Cross and definitely the car will intense the overall competition in a significant manner.