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2012 Fiat 500 review

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Fiat 500 highlights

Customer rating

Mileage (EPA estimate)

27 city, 32 highway, 29 combined

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Ratings & reliability

Customer ratings

The 2012 Fiat 500 is a small, fuel-efficient sports car that is fun to drive. Customers like the car's Italian-based design, easy handling, and great gas mileage.
4
Above Average

RepairPal gave the Fiat 500 an overall reliability rating of 4 out of 5 stars, which RepairPal describes as Above Average. This rating ranks Fiat 500 18th out of 27 among Subcompact Cars.

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Fiat 500 features and specs

Lounge 2WD 2D Convertible

Standard Features

  • ABS Brakes
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alloy Wheels
  • AM/FM Stereo
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
  • Bluetooth Technology
  • BOSE Sound System
  • CD Audio
  • Cloth Seats
  • Cruise Control
  • Manual Transmission
  • Memory Seat(s)
  • Overhead Airbags
  • Power Locks
  • Power Mirrors
  • Power Seat(s)
  • Power Windows
  • Rear Defroster
  • Satellite Radio Ready
  • Side Airbags
  • Soft Top
  • Traction Control
  • Front Seat Heaters
  • Leather Seats
  • Navigation System
  • Parking Sensors

Drive Wheels

Front Wheel Drive (2WD)

Engine size

1.4L

Horsepower

101

Torque (ft-lbs)

98

Engine type

Gas

Fuel capacity

10.5

Wheelbase

90.6"

Overall length

139.6"

Width

64.1"

Height

59.8"

Leg room

F 40.7"/R 31.7"

Head room

F 38.6"/R 36.8"

Front tires

185/55R15

Rear tires

185/55R15

Seating capacity

4

Transmission

Manual 5

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