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Linea 2012 - Short Review

Discussion in 'Linea 1.3 MJD' started by teky, Jan 7, 2012.

  1. Sambikap

    Sambikap Amatore

    Guys - I own MJD since July of 2011 and thought of exchanging with 2012, but going thru this thread I felt its stupidity to exchange MJD with MJD while my only concern is the GC! let's see if we can be given an option to upgrade the GC for exsiting MJDs!
  2. mahesh.bandel

    mahesh.bandel Amatore

    Grande Punto 1.3
    Thanks Teky for sharing the details!

    One question though, can the new suspension setup be installed on the older version?
    If Yes, its going to be the greatest news for fellow TFIans.
  3. ramjn

    ramjn Staff Member Janitor

    Linea 1.3
    Yes. It should be possible and should be done along with ECU update as well. There are rumors about Fiat coming up with the upgrade kit for the existing owners. Lets wait and see.
  4. gurjinder

    gurjinder Staff Member Janitor

    Has there been any official news regarding changes to the ECU mapping being different from 2011?

    FIAT people were denying anything has been changed in this regard.
  5. jayakrishnakola

    jayakrishnakola Regolare

    There has to be a change of ecu
    Bcoz my linea with 16" rims gives me 4 Kim's less than my oem alloys both on highways and in the city...

    In the city I barely get 12kmpl on average driving so Im driving extra carefully and maintaining the average close to 15 and 14
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  6. jayadev

    jayadev Esperto

    Kannur, India
    Grande Punto 1.3 90 HP
    Today was the launch of 2012 punto linea in my home town at KVR Kannur.
    Dash board looks smooth and glossy.

    One of the new addition was absorb er on boot lid now the lid stayed where it is left.nice touch.

    Leather seat made linea truly where it belongs.

    altogether Linea looked much pleasing and well put together like T-jets.

    Increased GC was nowhere noticeable so nothing to worry about looks

    lets pic speak.

    BTW I could not get what was the improvement meant by "super soft "clutch pedal , my punto 90 hp clutch feels even smoother and softer than these newer ones.

    tomorrow I will try to TD if I get enough time.





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  7. I bought my Linea MJD in October and even then stated Fuel consumption as per ARAI figures as 20.4 for linea diesel. i belive the ARAI figure of 19 was for the old linea 2009 model which delivered 87 bhp instead of 93 bhp that the lineas manufactured post 2010.
  8. gurjinder

    gurjinder Staff Member Janitor

    For the 2011 Linea D it was 19.9 kmpl, not 19. And now it is 20.4. That's an increase of ~0.5kmpl.
  9. issac

    issac Timido

    Guys, I had a Test Drive of Linea 2012 yesterday and here are the On road prices of Linea Dynamic and Emotion given by Concorde Motors(Cochin) . The On road price is at Cochin.
    Linea2012 price.JPG
  10. rpm19050


    One thing that linea/punto beg for, is better ORVMs. get the multi-focal ones with aspheric zone for blind spots please!

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