Abarth 595 1.4 T-Jet 165 Pista 70th Anniversary 3dr Review

Category: Hot hatch

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
manual
Doors:
3 doors
Abarth 595 2020
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RRP£19,840
Review

The Abarth 595 is undoubtedly stylish, and the top models are startlingly quick but there are plenty of small hot hatches that are both cheaper and better to drive

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The pick of the bunch. It comes with more power and a bigger turbo than the standard 595. You also get 17in alloy wheels, air conditioning, a sporty exhaust system with four tailpipes, Koni rear dampers and a 7in touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone compatibility.

Above the 595 sits the Turismo model, which produces 163bhp and 170lb ft. We have yet to try this engine, but we suspect it should be usefully more rapid than the standard car.


Key information

Doors3
Seats4
0-62 MPH7.3 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxMANUAL
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

37.7

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

185

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

165

g/km

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