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Fiat Punto

(1998 model)

Brief specs of 1998 Fiat Punto

5-seater, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 1108 cm3 / 67.6 cu in / 67.6 cu in, 40.0 kW / 53.6 hp / 53.6 hp @ 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm, 83.0 N·m / 61.2 lb·ft / 61.2 lb·ft @ 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 155 km/h / 96 mph / 96 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)FiatIssued from1998
ModelPuntoIssued until
SeriePuntoNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerFiat GroupCountryIT

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors
Bodywork typeNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)264 l / 9.32 cu ft / 9.32 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)3980 l / 140.55 cu ft / 140.55 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length3810 mm / 150.0 in / 150.0 inTotal (curb) weight846 kg / 1865 lb / 1865 lb
Width1670 mm / 65.7 in / 65.7 inDry weight
Height1490 mm / 58.7 in / 58.7 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2470 mm / 97.2 in / 97.2 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity63 l / 13.9 UK gal / 16.6 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.54  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.12 m2 / 22.8 sq ft / 22.8 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves8
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore70.0 mm / 2.76 in / 2.76 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke72.0 mm / 2.83 in / 2.83 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.97
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement1108 cm3 / 67.6 cu in / 67.6 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity277.09 cm3/cylinder / 16.909 cu in/cylinder / 16.909 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio9.6 : 1
SumpMax. output power40.0 kW / 53.6 hp / 53.6 hp at 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm
AspirationMax. torque83.0 N·m / 61.2 lb·ft / 61.2 lb·ft at 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)18.9 kW / 25.3 hp / 25.3 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output36.1 kW/l / 0.793 bhp/cu in / 0.793 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque74.9 N·m/l / 0.66 lb·ft/cu in / 0.66 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed155 km/h / 96 mph / 96 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)14.30 s / 14.30 s / 14.30 sPower-to-weight ratio64.3 kW/ton / 48.7 bhp/ton / 48.7 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle10.0 m / 32.8 ft / 32.8 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear175/65-R14
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Fiat Punto

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