The modelRead full review
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.
The trimSee full equipment
City Life trim is our chosen trim because it adds a few extra niceties to the entry-level Tipo trim. They include larger 17in alloy wheels, LED headlights, automatic air conditioning, a 7.0in digital instrument cluster, adaptive cruise control, tinted rear windows, a third rear headrest and body coloured wing mirrors.
The engineSee full engine specs
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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