2013 Fiat Linea T-Jet Launched at Rs. 7.6 Lakh
An updated Fiat Linea T-Jet has been launched at a base price of Rs 7.6 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). It is available in three trims; Active, Dynamic and Emotion. The base Active trim gets rain sensing wipers, ABS and EBD. The Dynamic trim gets twin airbags, automatic climate control and steering-mounted audio controls with Bluetooth, and the Emotion trim gets 16-inch alloys and leather seats, Disc brakes on all four wheels are standard throughout the range. The Emotion also has an extra 5mm ground clearance at 190mm.
The new Linea T-Jet is powered by the same engine as before, a 1.4-litre turbocharged petrol unit generating 112.4 bhp of power and 207Nm of torque, while returning a claimed fuel efficiency of 15.7 kmpl. The engine is mated to a five-speed manual gearbox. There are no changes to exterior or interior styling and it will be offered in five colour options; Oceanic Blue, Tuscan White, New Pearl White, Hip Hop Black & Minimal Grey.
We are optimistic about our prospect for growth in the Indian car market, which is rapidly becoming one of the major markets in the world. With the launch of 2013 Linea T-Jet, an expanding dealer network and upcoming marketing initiatives, we will be in a strong position to capitalise on this growth. With the differences in the prices of petrol and diesel neutralising, we are witnessing a rise in the consumption of petrol cars once again. The 2013 Linea T-Jet which is available in three variants Active, Dynamic and Emotion, offers a perfect blend of sophisticated style, guaranteed performance, class leading comfort, outstanding ride and handling with unbeatable toughness. The 2013 Linea T-Jet is sure to capitalise in the C plus segment, which is one of the fastest growing segments in the Indian car market.
– Nagesh Basavanhalli, President and Managing Director, Fiat Chrysler Operations India
The Fiat Linea T-Jet has the distinction of being the only turbocharged petrol mid-size sedan in India and competes in a crowded segment against the likes of the Maruti Suzuki SX-4, Hyundai Verna, Ford Fiesta, Volkswagen Vento, Skoda Rapid and the Honda City. The new Linea T-Jet will initially only be available for sale in the top eight metros, and detailed pricing is as follows:
Active: Rs 7.6 lakh
Dynamic: Rs 8.4 lakh
Emotion: Rs 8.8 lakh
Active: Rs 7.87 lakh
Dynamic: Rs 8.73 lakh
Emotion: Rs 9.11 lakh