Fiat Tipo 1.0 5dr Review

Category: Family car

Section: Version review

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  • Fiat Tipo 2021 left tracking
  • Fiat Tipo 2021 headlight detail
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RRP £19,605What Car? Target Price£18,999
Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
manual
Doors:
5 doors

The Fiat Tipo is spacious with plenty of safety tech but poor residual values mean it won’t be as good value to own as a Ford Focus or Volkswagen Golf. Many rivals are better to drive with a more compliant ride, plus the interior of the Tipo is on the cheap side, even in the highest trim versions.

If you want to keep costs down, entry-level Tipo trim is the one for you. While it’s fairly basic, it still comes with everything you need, including 16in steel wheels, basic air-con, cruise control, a 7.0in touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, DAB radio and Bluetooth, rear parking sensors and electronically adjustable and heated wing mirrors.

The turbocharged 99bhp three-cylinder engine does a decent job of getting the Tipo up to speed in town, but you’ll need to thrash it on faster roads or if you have a car load of people in it.


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Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH11.8 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxMANUAL

Available colours

MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

51.4

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

N/A

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

125

g/km