Fiat Panda review

Category: City car

Section: Accessibility & Motability

Fiat Panda Cross 2020
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  • Fiat Panda Cross 2020
  • Fiat Panda Cross 2020
  • Fiat Panda Cross 2020
  • Fiat Panda Cross 2020
  • Fiat Panda Cross 2020
  • Fiat Panda Cross 2020
  • Fiat Panda Cross 2020
  • Fiat Panda Cross front
  • Fiat Panda Cross 2020
  • Fiat Panda Cross 2020
  • Fiat Panda Cross 2020
  • Fiat Panda Cross 2020
  • Fiat Panda Cross 2020
  • Fiat Panda Cross 2020
  • Fiat Panda Cross 2020
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Accessibility & Motability

Usability for people with disability or their carers

Access

Few small cars are as easy to get in and out of as the Fiat Panda. Its front doors open to an impressive 66 degrees, for a start. That’s a wider angle than the Hyundai i10 (61 degrees) and Toyota Aygo (62 degrees).

If you want to be able to put a folded wheelchair in the boot without dropping the back seats, take a look at the i10 or Up instead.

There are a couple of cupholders in the front of the car and some shallow door bins. 

Ease of use and options

The Panda is no longer available with an automatic gearbox. You do get a choice of a mild-hybrid petrol in two-wheel-drive versions and a more powerful regular petrol if you opt for four-wheel drive.

The manual gearbox has a rather clunky shift, but otherwise the Panda is easy to drive. The steering is light, and being so small, it’s easy to park.

The complicated Panda range is divided into three trim families, with separate trim levels within each family, but suffice to say that even the most basic version comes with remote central locking and an adjustable steering wheel. Oddly, rear parking sensors are unavailable on most of the range, but standard on the Cross 4x4.

Fiat Panda Cross 2020
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