Fiat Palio Multijet's powerful diesel engine delivers good fuel efficiency. Get the features, specifications and the price in India of the hatchback in this review of the Fiat Palio Multijet

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Fiat Palio Multijet

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Fiat Palio Multijet was rolled out in India in March 2008. The diesel-driven hatchback is being marketed through the joint Tata-Fiat dealers spread across the country. The car flaunts a powerful engine, promising to deliver good fuel efficiency and commendable mileage, with very little exhaust emissions. Fiat Palio Multijet has a very spacious cabin, which has enough head and legroom to provide a comfortable ride to five people. The automobile also sports attractive exteriors.

Engine
The 1.3L diesel engine of Fiat Palio Multijet pumps out a maximum power of 75 PS @ 4000 rpm, generating a torque of 184 Nm @ 2000 rpm. The engine is built on Common Rail Injection Technology platform. This modern variant of fuel injection system reduces emission and engine noise.

Design And Comfort
Fiat Palio Multijet is a face-lifted version of its previous, petrol-driven model. The car now sports new front and rear bumpers, new tail lamps, huge double barrel headlamps and a redesigned bonnet. Fiat's Red logo is mounted on the all-new radiator grille, which adds to the style. Talking about comfort, there is enough space inside the cabin of the hatchback, to provide a relaxing ride to the occupants.

Interiors
The plush interiors of Fiat Palio Multijet exude a sense of warmth, which keeps its occupants hooked to the car! The dashboard, in beige and brown color, and fabric-lined seats adds to the flair. Door trim, with fabric inserts, is an add-on. The cabin space can be increased by folding the double-foldable rear seats. In addition to this, the car comes with small storage spaces, cleverly tucked away at strategic locations within the cabin. HVAC, 12 v accessory sockets, cup holders and remote fuel lid opener are found in all the variants of Fiat Palio Multijet.

Ride And Handling
Fiat Palio Multijet offers precise and effortless shifting. The car remains stable at all speeds, which is its plus point. The improved braking system of Palio Multijet ensures optimum braking. Good control on traction is provided by the tubeless tyres of the automobile. All the variants of Fiat Palio Multijet get 5-speed manual transmission, with overdrive on fourth and fifth gear.
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Safety
Advanced safety features have been installed in Fiat Palio Multijet. The build quality of the hatchback is superior, so that its occupants feel safe inside it. Amongst its standard safety features are anti submarine seats, Fire Prevention System (FPS), Double Crank Prevention System, energy-absorbing collapsible steering wheel and front structure - with controlled deformation and reinforced struts.

Fiat Palio Multijet Price, Variants And Color
Fiat Palio Multijet is available in three variants - SD, SDE and SDX. It comes in a wide range of colors, which include Carbon Black, Ozone Blue, Magnesium Grey, Furnace Red and Mint White. The automobile is priced at Rs 4.5 lakh (approx).

Fiat Palio Multijet Mileage
Fiat Palio Multijet is one of the best diesel-driven hatchback cars and fetches an average mileage of 11-14 kmpl.

Technical Specifications of Fiat Palio Multijet
Overview
Model Fiat Palio Multijet
Body Type Hatchback
Number Of Doors 5
Seating Capacity 5
Fuel Capacity 47 liters
Dimensions
Length 3827 mm
Width 1620 mm
Height 1440 mm
Wheelbase 2373 mm
Ground Clearance 170 mm
Minimum Turning Radius 5.1 m
Weight
Kerb Weight 1065 kg
Engine
Type 1.3L diesel Multijet
Number Of Cylinders 4
Displacement 1248 cc
Transmission 5- speed manual
Max. Power 75 PS @ 4000 rpm
Max. Torque 184 Nm @ 2000 rpm
Suspension
Front Suspension Independent Wheel, McPherson type with lower wishbone anchored to cross member, coil springs, stab
Rear Suspension Torsion axle, coil springs, stabilizing bar and telescopic dual effect shock absorbers
Brake
Front Ventilated discs
Rear Drums (self adjusting type)
Steering Type Rack and Pinion, power assisted
Tyre Size 5.0 B x 13

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