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Fiat Panda city car now with Euro 5 engines

Fiat has introduced Euro 5 engines across its Panda city car range. The new units offer higher top speed, stronger acceleration, improved fuel consumption and lower CO2 figures in the new line-up of Panda 1.2 Active, 1.2 MyLife, 1.2 Dynamic and the diesel 1.3 MultiJet Dynamic.

Fiat Panda with Euro 5 engine. Click to enlarge.

The 1.2-liter Euro 5 engine replaces the Panda’s previous entry-level 1.1-liter gasoline unit. The 69 bhp (51 kW) unit can take the car from 0-62 mph in 13.4 seconds and gives it a top speed of 101 mph (163 km/h). It returns 47 mpg US (combined cycle) and has a CO2 figure of 113g/km.

The 1.3-liter MultiJet diesel version delivers 0-62 mph acceleration in 13.1 seconds and a maximum speed of 103 mph (166 km/h). With a combined cycle fuel consumption figure of 56 mpg US, it gives a 109g/km CO2 figure.



The mileage figures are wildly optimistic. simply converting a NEDC super optimistic mileage rating to English units does not mean that the CAFE or EPA numbers would be anywhere near those numbers.

NEDC is some 15% more optimistic than CAFE, tests, which is in turn, about 33% more optimistic to what the EPA prints on the Moron[ey] window stickers...

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