Abarth 595 1.4 T-Jet 145 3dr Review

Category: Hot hatch

Section: Version review

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Abarth 595 2020
  • Abarth 595 2020
  • Abarth 595 2020 rear cornering
  • Abarth 595 2020 RHD dashboard
  • Abarth 595 2020 rear seats
  • Abarth 595 2020 infotainment
  • Abarth 595 2020 right tracking
  • Abarth 595 2020 right panning
  • Abarth 595 2020 left rear panning
  • Abarth 595 2019 rear right static
  • Abarth 595 2020 front seats
  • Abarth 595 2020
  • Abarth 595 2020 rear cornering
  • Abarth 595 2020 RHD dashboard
  • Abarth 595 2020 rear seats
  • Abarth 595 2020 infotainment
  • Abarth 595 2020 right tracking
  • Abarth 595 2020 right panning
  • Abarth 595 2020 left rear panning
  • Abarth 595 2019 rear right static
  • Abarth 595 2020 front seats
RRP£19,550
Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
manual
Doors:
3 doors

The Abarth 595 is undoubtedly stylish and mightily fast in a straight line, but it’s not the best handling hot hatch and the poor driving position is a big minus when you compare it with the VW Up! GTi. What’s more, plenty of small hot hatches are available for around the same price that are better to drive.

Even the entry-level 595 is reasonably well equipped, coming with 16in alloy wheels, air-con, a DAB radio, Bluetooth and a multi-function steering wheel as standard.

The entry-level 595 uses a turbocharged 1.4-litre T-Jet engine that produces a lukewarm 143bhp and 152lb ft of torque. Consequently, don’t expect hot hatch levels of performance.


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Key information

Doors3
Seats4
0-62 MPH7.8 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxMANUAL

Available colours

MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

41.5

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

185

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

155

g/km