Fiat Punto was launched in Australia image

Fiat has recently announced the official launch of the Punto in Australia, where the small hatchback will set you back for at least 16, 000 AUD.

According to the car manufacturer, the Fiat Punto is one of the cheapest European-made vehicles on the market. The model will be offered in three different trim levels, with the cheapest one being the Pop. This will set you back for 16,000 AUD and it will come with denim inserts in the seats, Bluetooth, six-speaker audio system, start/stop technology, electric rear windows, six airbags, steel wheels and more. For an extra 1,500 AUD, owners will get the five-speed robotized semi-automatic transmission instead of the five-speed manual.

The mid-range version is the Fiat Punto Easy, which is coming from 19,300 AUD. This is adding driver’s knee airbag, leather wrapped steering wheel, cruise control, USB, AUX, 15-inch alloy wheels and more. Most of these are available for an extra 1,800 AUD. For another 2,500 AUD you will get the Punto Lounge, which is coming with glossy mirror caps, glossy exhaust tip, leather seats, dual-zone climate control, side skirts, rear spoiler, fog lights and 16-inch alloy wheels , amongst others. All versions are powered by a 1.4L four-cylinder petrol engine which is good for 57 kW and 115 Nm of torque. Average fuel consumption stands at 5.7L / 100km.