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Old 6th July 2009, 13:46   #91
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Oh you bet... the ride and handling is in a different league. I am yet to find a better riding car than the Punto this side of 15 lakh rupees... Honda Civic and Altis included.
You have to feel it to believe it....
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You've done 500+ kms already. What mileage are you getting?
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congrats on your new buy. the color looks awesome.
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You've done 500+ kms already. What mileage are you getting?
The first day, the car had returned 14.But then again, I hadnt pitched it against the Big Bangalore traffic.

The current value on the display reads 12.9 kmpl. Though I have my doubts.
Anyway, I am not concetrating on the mileage as of now till the run-in is completed along with the first service.
Need to refine my driving style as well.

Oh btw, I have the ACC on all the time.
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Dude ! sorry if this has been answered.
I want to know is the AC effective ? Does it work effeciently in 42-43 C ?
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Dude ! sorry if this has been answered.
I want to know is the AC effective ? Does it work effeciently in 42-43 C ?
If it works in Delhi which is burning at 45-48 degrees and that too without tints, it would work anywhere I suppose.
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That sounds fantastic ..
I am very particular about AC.
That was the only thing I was concerned about
Fiat might get a prospective buyer soon.................
Thank you for the update.
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Great pics and reviews AquaLeo. The different angles of the pics show how much you are in love with her.
I am hoping to buy a car soon and the Punto is in the list. Your reviews will be really helpful to me so I hope you continue your good work.

One thing that I really didn't like about the Punto was the clutch travel. Is it a problem for you too? or is it just a matter of getting used to. And do you have any problems with the electricals yet?
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what is the tyre pressure that you are maintaining in the front and back. I have not got user manual from the dealer so far. Did you try the blue and me and other features available in the car. Did you get any pdf or materials from the dealer. If so can you please share it with me also. I am also getting 14 kmpl in the display.
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One thing that I really didn't like about the Punto was the clutch travel. Is it a problem for you too? or is it just a matter of getting used to. And do you have any problems with the electricals yet?
Nope. No problems with electricals or clutch whatsoever. Its just a matter of practice I guess.I have become pretty much used to it by now .

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what is the tyre pressure that you are maintaining in the front and back. I have not got user manual from the dealer so far. Did you try the blue and me and other features available in the car. Did you get any pdf or materials from the dealer. If so can you please share it with me also. I am also getting 14 kmpl in the display.
Front 32
Rear 30

Thats what I was recommended.
Nope, havnt received the manuals yet.
I am not much concerned with the mileage now. Dont want to comment on it till I have got my first service done.
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One thing that I really didn't like about the Punto was the clutch travel. Is it a problem for you too? or is it just a matter of getting used to. And do you have any problems with the electricals yet?
Dont wory about clutch. Long clutch travel is a chracteristic of all fiats. Its there even in my Linea. I also thought it will be a pain but you will get used to it, clutch is also light and not heavy. It will not pose a problem.

problems with electricals in a new caR?
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Hi,
whether Punto Emotion Pack with Blue & Me has USB.
It's not listed in Punto brochure.
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whether Punto Emotion Pack with Blue & Me has USB.
It's not listed in Punto brochure.
Yes it does. It is located in the glove box. Don't ask me why?
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Latest update on mileage :

Last night, within city, my baby returned 19 kmpl. I know that there was minimal traffic. But it was surprising notwithstanding.

The average B2B mileage is presently hovering around 13-15 kmpl.

No other niggling issues as of now.
Hopefully getting 3M tints this weekend.
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Congratulations for your Punto.The colour choice is apt.
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