Fiat Punto 1999

This generation of Fiat Punto has been produced from September, 1999 to June, 2003. We can provide information about 5 modifications of this generation. The car has been produced only with front wheel drive.

This Fiat is available with two petrol engines with displacement 1.2 litres and power of from 60 to 80 horsepower un two diesel engines with displacement 1.9 litres and power of from 60 to 80 horsepower.
The car is available with both manual (4 versions), as well as automatic (1 version) gearbox.

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Fiat Punto 1999 average fuel consumption in combined cycle for petrol engine is from 5.7 to 6.5 litres per 100km, whereas for diesel engine - from 4.9 to 5.7 litres per 100km. The most fuel efficient Fiat Punto 1999 petrol engine version is Fiat Punto 1.2, consuming 5.7 litres per 100km. While the most fuel efficient Fiat Punto 1999 diesel - Fiat Punto 1.9 JTD for 100 kilometers consumes 4.9 liters of diesel.
According to user reviews, Fiat Punto real-world fuel consumption is on average about approximately for 10 percents higher as the manufacturer's claimed fuel economy (on average +14% for petrol engines and +6% for diesel engines). For a more detailed actual fuel economy of each model, select a specific Fiat Punto modification.

Fiat Punto 1999 CO2 emissions for petrol engine are from 136 to 155 grams per kilometer, whereas for diesel engine - from 130 to 150 grams per kilometer. From Fiat Punto with petrol engines the lowest CO2 emissions has Fiat Punto 1.2 which produces an average of 136 grams of CO2 per kilometer. In turn, from the Fiat Punto diesels least CO2 distributes Fiat Punto 1.9 JTD - 130 grams per km.

The best acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h - 11.4 seconds has Fiat Punto 1.2 16v version, conversely the tardiest one is Fiat Punto 1.9 D reaching this speed only in 15 seconds. The maximum top speed is 172 km/h for the 1.2 petrol 4-cylinder 80 hp version (Fiat Punto 1.2 16v).

Lenght of Fiat Punto is 384 cm, it is small car. Fiat Punto gross weight is from 1385 to 1565 kg (depending on modification), which is approximately the same as the average for cars of this age and class. Fiat Punto trunk space is 297 litres, by folding down all rear seats boot capacity can be increased to 1080 litres.

This Fiat is relatively cheap - it can be purchased (in Latvia) for around 700 $. Users calculated Fiat Punto 1999 cost of ownership for this generation, got average 1900 € cost per year and 0.29 € cost per one kilometer. Fuel costs were estimated at around 50%, while repair and maintenance costs - around 28% from total. We have an excellent car cost calculator, calculate ownership costs of Fiat Punto for your situation and driving habits here! Below you will find more detailed information about Fiat Punto prices and costs.

Fiat Punto modifications

Modification Engine Power Consumption Gearbox
Fiat Punto 1999 1.2

Most fuel efficient petrol version

1.2 Petrol 60 HP 5.7 l/100km Manual (5)
Fiat Punto 1999 1.2 16v

Most dynamic version - 100 km/h in 11.4 seconds
Most fuel efficient petrol version by real consumption

1.2 Petrol 80 HP 6.0 l/100km Manual (5)
Fiat Punto 1999 1.2 16v Automatic Automatic

Most powerfull petrol version (80 HP)
Only version with automatic transmission

1.2 Petrol 80 HP 6.5 l/100km Automatic
Fiat Punto 1999 1.9 D 1.9 Diesel 60 HP 5.7 l/100km Manual (5)
Fiat Punto 1999 1.9 JTD

Most powerfull diesel version (80 HP)
Most fuel efficient diesel version

1.9 Diesel 80 HP 4.9 l/100km Manual (5)

Fiat Punto safety

During safety testing Fiat Punto has obtained 4 stars from five, which means good safety level.
Adults (driver and passenger) safety of Fiat Punto is evaluated with four stars, and for pedestrian protection Fiat Punto got two stars.

Fiat Punto prices

Fiat Punto 1999 - 2003 hatchback price in Latvia is from 220 $ to 1400 $.
Comparing to analogical vehicles Fiat Punto price is very low - Fiat Punto is approximately for 38 percents cheaper then average hatchbacks of this age (compare hatchbacks 1999 - 2003 prices). The reason of Fiat Punto low price could be its poor quality (see below) so we recommend particularly examine the car before purchase and do not choose it only by price.

Fiat Punto 2002 price 220 $ 800 $ 1400 $
Fiat Punto 2001 price 440 $ 900 $ 1300 $
Fiat Punto 2000 price 330 $ 650 $ 1000 $
Fiat Punto 1999 price 550 $ 550 $ 550 $

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Fiat Punto reliability and quality

According to yearly reports of vehicle inspection service Fiat Punto reliability is more below average. In the roadworthiness tests in 2014 defects were detected in an average of 39.7 percent of Fiat Punto of this generation (on average 13 years old at the time of inspection). The average failure rate for a vehicles of the same age was 33.3%.

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Fiat Punto 1999 features (options)

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Metallic paint
Adjustable steering wheel

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Fiat Punto reviews

Fiat Punto 2001 Petrol 1.2 litres, Manual gearbox
Purchase year:2005 (age of car 4 years) Owned for:47`000 kilometers (10 years)
Average fuel consumption: 5.0 litres per 100km (40% urban driving)
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