Advice for buyers
What should I look for in a used Fiat Panda hatchback?
Fiat puts in an average performance in our regular reliability surveys. And, if it wasn't for fault-ridden older cars such as the Cinquecento, the company could have finished even higher.
Certainly, owners seem to love life with the Panda, according to the JD Power Customer Satisfaction survey. It was the highest-placed Fiat in 2005, securely in the top 25% overall.