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Old 28th July 2006, 14:14   #16
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Hi There,

I have a 1.2 NV and constantly get between 11-12 kpl 100% a/c in pune city. Last week had been to Mumbai and back and she returned 17.5 kpl with 100% a/c and 4 adults ( 80-90 kph).

This is as good as any other car in this range. Expect a little lower for the 1.6 .

Low mileage is a myth and sadly Fiat is not doing anything to counter this.

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Hi folks!!

Wot milage can i expect from Palio sport 1.6?
I will be driving very less - approx - 15Kms a day n about 30-40 kms on weekends n long drives over 200 kms once a month.

Interested in buyin a Palio, but Low FE is stoping me from...also Palio sport 1.6 will crunch my pocket. In cochin its 4.75 L + regn +taxes will mount to 5.2 L :(
hence thinking of Wagon R LPG which will be good on FE and comes for 4.06L.

But I still luv the Palio.

suggestions are most welcome.
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Old 28th July 2006, 21:00   #17
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Wot milage can i expect from Palio sport 1.6?
I will be driving very less - approx - 15Kms a day n about 30-40 kms on weekends n long drives over 200 kms once a month.
Hi Icemanz, with Palio 1.6, you can expect a mileage of 9 - 12 kmpl in City and 14 - 18 kmpl on Highways. A lot depends on the driving style. Go get this 1.6 Beast, you will never regret it!.
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Old 28th July 2006, 21:31   #18
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A nice review Finney.... Long live Palio

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Palio 1.2 Sport / 13 KMPL / AND IT ROCKS !!!
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Old 8th September 2006, 16:48   #19
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Hi

Can anybody post the picture of the engine bay of a Palio 1.2 NV. I'd like to check if there is any difference between 2001-2002 models and NV models. One of my friend told me that the petrol and AC tube routing is different in pre 2002 and NV models.
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Old 10th November 2006, 19:15   #20
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Just recently, I fitted a Rear Spoiler to my Palio 1.2, some pics here:





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Old 7th December 2006, 21:01   #21
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Hi Finney,

Very good Desciprtion..
i very well understand what all you say , because even i own a Palio...

you are right..

1.6 is perfomance oriented.
more over i drive S10..

it has got slight different gear ratio when compared to others...

It s meant for perfomance not Milege.

Take Care Finney

Drive Safely
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Old 7th December 2006, 23:59   #22
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Nice review Finney! Drop in a K&N and see the 1.2 fly! With a light foot, you're even likely to improve the mileage. In the city, I'm getting 10kmpl with 205 section tyres, 100% A/C, a K&N and a medium to heavy foot on the pedal. Palio 1.2, BTW.
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Old 16th April 2009, 12:23   #23
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Thumbs up 30,000 Kms completed!

My Palio has just crossed the milesone of 30,000 kms & 5 years.

It is going strong as ever!

The maintenance just involves routine service every 7000 kms.
The last service at 27,000 Kms costed me around Rs.3000 (includes Engine oil change- Castrol Magnatec, Oil filter, brakes cleaning, regular Servicing charge of Rs.750)

Mileage has definitly improved, in City I get around 13 - 14 kmpl and in Highways 18 kmpl.

Last year, I changed my wheels to Aura 14" Alloys and Michelin XM1+ tubeless tyres (more here: http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/tyre-a...ess-tires.html (My Palio 1.2 finally adorns Alloys & Tubeless tires!))
I am enjoying the comfort, better handling & braking offered by XM1+ and alloys.

Overall, I am enjoying the ride & a very happy Fiat owner

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That's nice - but honestly, you need to enjoy the Palio a lot more than that
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Finney, congratulations on both the milestones.

Please join us for the meets / drives and we'll help you move that odometer a little faster
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congrats Finney, now we know why you are an ardent fan of FIAT,it has been loyal to you.. also tells from your experience that FIAT gets better with age, happy motoring.....
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Congratulations, but please do drive a bit more. This is sheer injustice to the car and you will probably end up with a vintage in your hands by the time you do 1.5 lakh km!

30,000 km and 5 years with only routine service visits is very encouraging! With a 7500 km service interval This also means you are changing your engine oil less than once a year, right? How about other fluids?

I have done 20,000 km and quite happy so far. But the build quality is not the same, maybe 20% worse.

(OT: @phamilyman: why do we NCR people consider 15,000 km a year as "normal running?" and anything below as "hardly used"?)
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Congrats on your milestones. Wishes for adding more to the ODO

And good to see a happy FIAT owner here.
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The maintenance just involves routine service every 7000 kms.
The last service at 27,000 Kms costed me around Rs.3000 (includes Engine oil change- Castrol Magnatec, Oil filter, brakes cleaning, regular Servicing charge of Rs.750)
Congrats Finney!

Have you thought of changing your oil to Mobil 1? With Michelin, Mobil 1 and Aura alloys, you couldn't ask for more!
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Congrats for the milestone finney
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