For It's the cheaper of the two Abarth models – by quite a way – and it doesn't miss anything in luxury kit compared to the more expensive Esseesse version.

Against You don't get quite as much performance as you do in the Esseesse version.

Fiat 500 Hatchback

What Car? says

3 out of 5 stars

This is the Abarth you want. OK, it's not as fast as the Esseesse, but it's plenty quick enough and it's thousands cheaper.

What Car? readers say

Calculate equipment options
Electric steering adjust Not Available
Electric Sunroof £562
Manual sunroof Not Available
Air conditioning Standard
Cruise control Not Available
Electric mirrors Standard
Heated mirrors Standard
Electric windows front Standard
Electric windows rear Not Available
Seat height adjustment Standard
Climate Control £266
Power Steering Standard
Steering adjustment reach Not Available
Steering adjustment rake Standard
Power Seats Not Available
Heated Seats Not Available
Panoramic sunroof £332
Electric Panoramic Sunroof Not Available
Power Folding Mirror Not Available
Engine & Transmission
Auto £1,300
CVT Not Available
Tiptronic Not Available
Particulate filter Not Available
Radio/Cassette Not Available
RDS Radio/Cassette Not Available
CD Standard
Multi CD Not Available
MP3/iPod Connection Standard
DVD Player Not Available
MP3 CD Player Standard
RDS CD Standard
Hard Drive Not Available
Metallic paint £460
Alloy wheels Standard
Front Foglights Standard
Powered sliding doors Not Available
Hands Free Phone Kit Not Available
Satellite navigation £245
Leather Seats £817
Split/fold seats £153
Bluetooth Standard
7 seat pack Not Available
Passenger airbag Standard
Side airbags Standard
ABS Standard
3 Point centre belt Pack Only
Driver's airbag Standard
Belt pretensioners Standard
Isofix Standard
Traction control Standard
Curtain Airbag Standard
Rear Parking Sensor Not Available
Electronic stability programme Standard
Driver's knee airbag Standard
Reversing Camera Not Available
Rain Sensing Wipers Not Available
Adaptive Cruise Control Not Available
Lane Departure Warning Not Available
Front Parking Sensor Not Available
Passenger Knee Airbag Not Available
Immobiliser Standard
Central locking Standard
Remote locking Standard
Unique fit stereo Standard
Locking Wheel nuts Standard
Visible VIN Standard
Secure spare wheel Standard
Satellite tracking Not Available
Laminated Glass Not Available
Options calculator Price
Electric Sunroof £562
Climate Control £266
Panoramic sunroof £332
Auto £1,300
Metallic paint £460
Satellite navigation £245
Leather Seats £817
Split/fold seats £153
Total Price: £14,255
Running costs
Town mpg 33.2
Out of town mpg 52.3
Average mpg 43.5
Tank capacity (litres) 35
CO2 Rating (g/km) 155
Carbon offset cost £22
Green rating G
Insurance group 26
Typical insurance £719.00
% Value retained (3yrs/36000 miles) 39%
Typical contract hire £0.00
Pence per mile 0
Servicing costs - 3 years £0.00
Service intervals
Warranty period + Paint + Perforation + Breakdown
Three-year cost£15,037
Company car tax
Percentage charge 26
Benefit in kind £3,645.00
Tax payable 20% £729.00
Tax payable 40% £1,458.00

Performance and measurements

Body type Hatchback
Number of doors 3
Number of seats 4
Engine (cc/type) 1368/4
Number of Valves 16
Fuel type Unleaded
Max power (bhp/rpm) 133/5500
Pulling power (lb/ft) 152
Engine position F
Driven wheels Front
Length (mm) 3657
Width (mm) 1627
Height (mm) 1480
Front headroom (mm) 910
Front legroom (mm) 1050
Rear headroom (mm) 880
Rear kneeroom (mm) 600
Boot space (min ltr) 185
Boot space (max ltr) 500
Turning circle (m) 9.2
Kerb weight (kg) 1035
Manufacturers figures
0-60 mph (secs) 7.9
Max speed (mph) 128
Euro NCAP Test Scores
Adult protection 5 stars
Child protection 3 stars
Pedestrian protection 2 stars

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