The UK grande punto has 4030mm length. Indian punto has 3987mm. Government has some excise duty benefit if a car belongs to small car limit below 4000mm. that is the reason Indian punto has slightly modified in length(nose). Budget 2012: Excise duty on cars increased by 2 per cent - Rediff.com Business surprisingly fabia has length of 4000mm, exactly on the borderline Actually punto is a longer hatch than Fabia but indian punto is smaller than fabia in length.