Fiat showcased the Urban Cross crossover as a concept at Auto Expo 2016. The company announced that the new product will be launched in India soon. The Urban Cross is slotted for the festive season launch and the company has now started bookings for the upcoming car.
The Urban Cross is based on the Fiat Punto but carries a lot of changes to distinguish it from the hatchback. It is a crossover similar to the Avventura, a product that failed to impress the Indian market at all.
The Urban Cross will feature a new front grille, new side mouldings, roof carrier and rear LED brake lamps. The crossover looks unique with 16-inch alloy wheels set up. The car measures just under 4-metres and will gain from the tax exemptions.
The car also new equipment on the inside. There is a 5-inch touch-sensitive display with navigation in the car. The dashboard is dual-tone to make it feel more premium.
Fiat will offer the car with both petrol and diesel engine options. The petrol engine will be the 1.4-litre turbo engine that produces a maximum power of 139 BHP and 210 Nm of maximum torque. The same engine also powers the Abarth Avventura. The diesel engine will be a 1.3-litre Multijet turbo engine with maximum power of 92 BHP and 209 Nm of maximum torque. A 5-speed manual gearbox will be standard with both the models.
The car can be booked for Rs. 21,000 through official website of Fiat and the car will be launched somewhere during last of this month or the 1st week of October.