Fiatís evergreen Panda has reinforced
its impressive environmental credentials with the recent
introduction of Euro 5 engines across the city car range.
Higher top speed, stronger
acceleration, improved fuel consumption and lower CO2
figures are all important features of these lean, green power units,
which come fitted to the new line-up of Panda 1.2 Active, 1.2 MyLife,
1.2 Dynamic and the diesel 1.3 MultiJet Dynamic.
The new vehicles will further
reinforce Fiatís industry-leading environmental standing Ė in
February the company recorded Europeís lowest volume weighted CO2
emissions for the fourth consecutive year.
The 1.2-litre Euro 5 engine
replaces the Pandaís previous entry-level 1.1-litre petrol unit. The
69bhp unit can take the car from 0-62mph in 13.4 seconds and gives
it a top speed of 101mph. It returns 57.6mpg (combined cycle) and
has a CO2 figure of 113g/km.
The 1.3-litre MultiJet diesel
version delivers 0-62mph acceleration in 13.1 seconds and a maximum
speed of 103mph. With a combined cycle fuel consumption figure of
67.3mpg, it gives a 109g/km CO2 figure.
ďThe Fiat Panda is one of the motor
industryís great success stories,Ē says Elena Bernardelli, marketing
director, Fiat Group Automobiles UK and Ireland. ďAnd we plan to
continue that with this new range of cars.
ďThe addition of the Euro 5 engine
to the line-up makes the Panda an even more tempting choice for
drivers looking to save on fuel costs and keep CO2
figures as low as possible.Ē
All versions are generously
equipped, with even the entry-level Active offering power steering,
electric front windows, body coloured bumpers and driver and
passenger airbags as standard.
MyLife cars add as standard,
equipment such as alloy wheels, remote central locking and 12V power
socket, while Dynamic trim adds, among a long list, body coloured
door mirrors and handles, roof bars, air conditioning, pearlescent
paint, split folding rear seat, MP3 player and fog lights.
Prices (OTR) for the new Euro 5
Fiat Panda range are as follows:
available at £6,645)
available at £7.245)
|1.3 16v MultiJet Dynamic