The delivery of Premier Rio SUV will be commenced from August 2. It has got a 1.3 liter Multijet diesel engine. It will be delivered by FIAT dealers in selected cities. The Multijet diesel engine is based on CRDi4. It can deliver a peak power of 72bhp at 4000rpm. Fixed geometry turbocharger and intercooler are the main features of this diesel engine. The maximum torque is 183Nm. The gear shift is 5-speed manual transmission.
Premier Rio has got a fresh rear spoiler. The head lamps are a bit curved. The mirrors are electrically controlled. Power steering is another major highlight. It also has an excellent audio system. Top variants will have ABS and keyless entry. Only the top variants will have alloy wheels.
The price tag will start from 6.7 lakhs. The color shades available are red, white, silver and black. Fuel efficiency is another major highlight of this vehicle. The fuel economy is 19 kmpl. Currently Premier has got only 55 dealers all across India. It will be increased to 100 showrooms by the end of 2012.
Author: Linto Mathew