Sneak peek into Fiat Avventura and Ford EcoSport

Sneak peek into Fiat Avventura and Ford EcoSport
author image Roger Dsouza
Saturday 21 February 2015, 12:14 PM

Well, if you are looking for a car, which can equally do the city roads and the hilly terrains, MPVs might be a great option. These cars come with that knack of being able to beat almost all types of roads with comfort and ease. The Indian car loving population has recently shown their interest in this category. Thus factor has also encouraged more manufacturers to launch new cars in this concept. Naturally, this has led to a comparative study between the top players in this category. Two cars, Ford EcoSport and Fiat Avventura, have been able to make a mark among the hearts of millions.

Fiat Avventura

Fiat Avventura is powered by a 1248 cc MULTIJET engine, which is capable of producing 91.2 bhp at the rate of 4000 rpm. The maximum torque output of the car is 197 Nm at the rate of 1750 rpm. Direct injection fuel supply system has been employed in this model. The car comes with a five-speed manual gearbox with FWD option. The fuel capacity of the car is 45 litres. With a mileage of 16.9 kilometres for a litre on city roads and 20.5 kilometres on highways, this car proves to be really good as far as the technical specifications are concerned. The car comes at an affordable 8.2 lakhs INR.

Ford Ecosport

On the other hand, the Ford EcoSport is powered by a 1498 cc TDCi engine, which musters around 89.75 bhp at the rate of 3750 rpm. EcoSport generates a twisting force of 204 Nm at the rate of 2000 to 2750 rpm. Like the Fiat model, EcoSport also comes with a direct injection fuel supply. Manual transmission has been provided along with a five-speed gearbox and FWD option. The fuel capacity is slightly higher at 52 litres. With plush interiors, the car gives a mileage of 19.3 and 22.7 kilometres for a litre on city roads and highways, respectively. The price of the model is slightly higher at 10.2 lakhs INR.

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