Body Styles, Trim Levels, and Options The 2015 Fiat 500 is available either as a hatchback or convertible. Much as the Ribelle is to the Pop, the 1957 Edition trim level mirrors the Lounge trim level with some retro styling added in. Passenger space is decent up front while the rear seats are cramped and are only good for short drives. We have been the market leader for Vehicle History in the U. I love fitting into tight parking spots with ease, and I love the look of this little car! The sewing machine sound is from the solenoid valves of the MultiAir module that controls the variable intake valves lift, without the engine cover it sound like this.
Powertrains and Performance Three engines are available on the 2015 Fiat 500. This car fits me well, but there is a lot of leg room to work with for those who are taller. This version of the cute 500 comes with some styling tweaks such as black headlight and taillight bezels, and black wheels with red caps. Features are standard unless otherwise noted. The smell is constant, so I don't think I will have a problem showing them what I mean by the smell. Overview Two four cylinders are available in the Fiat 500: a 1.
Good to get it checked out but don't be surprised if it never occurs again and is never diagnosed. In exchange for premium gas- My little Fiat is at 75mph at the end of the on ramp. I have just bought my first Fiat 500 on the 26th of January and today, January 31st, is the first time we have had a problem. Introduction The selection of fuel-sipping models has become quite diverse. So is this noise normal for it once it gets through the break in period? Some automakers also bundle seat belts and airbags into their powertrain warranties.
Our follow up service will ensure that, if there is a better deal available on the day, we can get this information to you. It still smells like new car, but it is definitely the timing belt. More than 60% of all used cars imported from the U. An automatic-equipped 500C was even slower in our testing, needing 12. That's not bad, but the newest Mini Cooper hatchback gives you more 38 cubes , and four-door hatchbacks like the Sonic and Fit are even roomier. As for the burning smell -- it may or may not be normal. This is the estimated average annual insurance premium being charged in your state.
Fuel economy estimates are identical to those for the 500 Turbo. Now those of you that want to question my experience in reviewing this car? Some automakers include roadside assistance with their bumper-to-bumper or powertrain warranties, while others have separate policies. My car had 82 miles on it when I brought it home and it now has about 600 miles on it. In Edmunds testing, the Abarth coupe with the manual transmission sprinted to 60 mph in 7. Speaking of the Abarth, its upgraded turbocharged engine puts a serious push in the 500's acceleration, allowing you to easily merge with fast-moving highway traffic or exploit gaps in suburban congestion. I appreciate your help in trying to help me figure out what this is. The Fiat 500 Turbo adds a turbocharged version of the standard 500's 1.
Features are standard unless otherwise noted. I get twice the gas mileage, I love the big windows and having such a great view of the parameters of my car. Inside, two-tone upholsteries in gray and black or red and black combinations are available. The convertible version, called the 500C, comes in Pop, Lounge and Abarth trims. New vehicles from other franchises can be supplied and we have access to over 2000 used vehicles.
We pin pointed it to the timing belt housing. It still smells like new car, but it is definitely the timing belt. Other options include a sunroof, various interior and exterior trim upgrades, an integrated TomTom navigation system and a wind deflector for convertibles. Abarth models, on the other hand, are more powerful, handle better and come with an aggressive exhaust note. Otherwise, the car drives comfortably enough for me at 65 mph without Sport mode. As an entire package, the Abarth delivers great driving dynamics for its size when compared to the base 500 and 500 Turbo. Here are 15 modern-day giant killers… You can say that we drive a lot of new cars, but that would be the understatement of the year.
Traded in my sl 500! The steering is accurate but lacks feedback, while the car's large 37. The quirky compact has been on the global market since 2007, and has been sold in the U. A base Mini is more fun to drive than a standard 500, and there are several interesting Mini body styles from which to choose. Abarth and Turbo models now offer an available six-speed automatic transmission. Bumper-to-bumper warranties typically expire faster than powertrain warranties. In Edmunds brake testing, a 500 Sport came to a stop from 60 mph in an impressively short 115 feet, while a 500C Lounge stopped in a still solid 124 feet. A five-speed manual is standard on all but the 500 hatch and Abarth variants while a six-speed automatic is optional except in the regular 500 convertible where it is the only available gearbox.
Bluetooth is standard across the range while heated seats, a Beats by Dr. What's New for 2015 An automatic transmission is now available for the more powerful 500 Turbo and Abarth, while all 2015 Fiat 500 models except the base Pop trim get an upgraded instrument cluster. Conventional instincts on these engine don't always apply. Seventeen-inch wheels with summer performance tires are available as an option. The convertible's folding canvas top stacks accordionlike on the rear deck when retracted, all but blocking your view directly behind.