Leasing a Fiat Panda
Engines and performance for the Fiat Panda
The Fiat Panda offers economical engines with two petrol units - a 0.9 litre TwinAir unit or a 1.2 litre engine that are nice performers in towns. There's also a 1.3 litre diesel unit available for those who rack up more miles. The smaller petrol engine produces 85 hp and is a responsive performer and should return 67 mpg with emissions of 99g/km. The larger petrol unit produces 69 hp with economy of around 55 mpg. For those who want better economy, then the 1.3 litre diesel unit has refinement and will return 72 mpg.
Equipment and handling
The Fiat Panda offers a stylish car for the supermini segment and the interior has a trendy, if somewhat sparse, design. The car, despite its size, also has plenty of room and five doors make access easy. It's a nice performer around town with the engines making it a cheap vehicle to run and its no slouch on motorways either. The standard equipment list includes power steering, six airbags and central locking while other models add items such as remote central locking, air conditioning and roof rails. Safety equipment includes tyre pressure monitoring, traction control and anti-lock brakes. The Panda is a very comfortable car to spend time in and the light steering boosts the car's attractions The suspension deals well with bumpy roads and provides the grip on winding roads. Essentially, the Fiat Panda offers a practical city car that is not only cheap to run, but its handling and space help to set it apart from its nearest rivals.