Fiat 500 1.0 Mild Hybrid Pop 3dr Review

Category: City car

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
manual
Doors:
3 doors
Available colours:
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RRP £13,020What Car? Target Price£12,809
Review

The Fiat 500 certainly has style and image on its side, but plenty of rivals are better to drive and more practical – and cost less to buy as well.

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This entry-level trim is pretty basic. You get electric front windows, remote central locking, electrically adjustable door mirrors, steering wheel-mounted audio controls, plus USB and aux-in connectors. Air-conditioning is notable by its absence, as are alloy wheels (steel rims and plastic trims come as standard). Air-con is definitely worth paying extra for, not least because it’ll make your 500 easier to sell on in the future.

Despite the 'hybrid' badge, the 500 can't travel on electric power alone and you can't plug it in. It only has a tiny battery that barely does anything the improve the weedy acceleration, although performance is adequate for town driving.


Key information

Doors3
Seats4
0-62 MPH13.8 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxMANUAL
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

53.3

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

185

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

119

g/km

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