2007 Chrysler Crossfire vs. 2012 Fiat Grande Punto

To start off, 2012 Fiat Grande Punto is newer by 5 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2007 Chrysler Crossfire. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2007 Chrysler Crossfire would be higher. At 3,199 cc (6 cylinders), 2007 Chrysler Crossfire is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2007 Chrysler Crossfire (215 HP @ 5700 RPM) has 139 more horse power than 2012 Fiat Grande Punto. (76 HP @ 6000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2007 Chrysler Crossfire should accelerate faster than 2012 Fiat Grande Punto. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2007 Chrysler Crossfire weights approximately 359 kg more than 2012 Fiat Grande Punto. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2007 Chrysler Crossfire is rear wheel drive (RWD), it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, it will be much easier to do with 2007 Chrysler Crossfire. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2012 Fiat Grande Punto, being front wheel drive (FWD), will offer much better control with better grip. With that said, do keep in mind that many other factors such as speed and the wear on your tires can also have significant impact on traction and control. Let's talk about torque, 2007 Chrysler Crossfire (311 Nm @ 3000 RPM) has 195 more torque (in Nm) than 2012 Fiat Grande Punto. (116 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 2007 Chrysler Crossfire will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2012 Fiat Grande Punto. 2007 Chrysler Crossfire has automatic transmission and 2012 Fiat Grande Punto has manual transmission. 2012 Fiat Grande Punto will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2007 Chrysler Crossfire will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2007 Chrysler Crossfire 2012 Fiat Grande Punto
Make Chrysler Fiat
Model Crossfire Grande Punto
Year Released 2007 2012
Body Type Coupe Hatchback
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3199 cc 1368 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 3 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 215 HP 76 HP
Engine RPM 5700 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 311 Nm 116 Nm
Torque RPM 3000 RPM 3000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 90 mm 72 mm
Engine Stroke Size 84 mm 84 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Top Speed 242 km/hour 165 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 6.5 seconds 13.2 seconds
Drive Type Rear Front
Transmission Type Automatic Manual
Number of Seats 2 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1399 kg 1040 kg
Vehicle Length 4070 mm 4040 mm
Vehicle Width 1770 mm 1500 mm
Vehicle Height 1310 mm 1690 mm
Wheelbase Size 2410 mm 2520 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 10.1 L/100km 6.1 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 60 L 49 L


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