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1998 Fiat Marea Review
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1998 Fiat Marea 1.8 16 Valve — It may not be the newest car on the road (13.5 years as at November '11), but it still looks good, the 1.8 engine is very responsive and sounds really good. There are a couple of rust spots but nothing massive. The car is really good fun to drive.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: The engine!!

Cons: No CD player, still has the original cassette player

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1998 Fiat Marea Review

Fiat Marea 1.8 Elx Weekend — Good car let down by it's poor reliability and expensive parts, ease to drive on long journeys, plenty of acceleration for safe overtaking, average mpg, interior very plastic, exterior styling is good, handling isn't the best, excellent luggage space, roof bars as standard.

Pros: Good styling, good power for car of this size and type, excellent luggage space.

Cons: Unreliable, expensive parts, handling not bad but not great either

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Fiat Marea — Small enough to find parking on European side streets and somewhat cheap to maintain. It's a common car here although they're mostly the 1.6 liter models but the body is the same so parts are very easy to find. The 2.0 20 V 150 HP engine really delivers a kick at higher speeds and it isn't too shabby off the line. It's not a 300 HP engine, but for a lightweight car it's enough. Very stable. I lowered it 2 inches with a sport suspension kit and put a good set of Dunlop tires on it. It has LPG gas installed so I save 50% on gas. The ABS still works. The AC and Auto Climate Control still work too.

Pros: 2.0 20V 150 HP engine

Cons: None. I don't buy cars that have negatives.

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Reviews From Other Years

2002 Fiat Marea Reviews

Fiat Marea, Built For Pleasure Not For Speed By Nicolas

Fiats dont like waterpipes, especially not those from Galway, creates terrible scratches on the side of the car - of course the driver is not to blaim for that. The 102 HP gives enough for 185 kph, ho... Read More

2001 Fiat Marea Reviews

My Car By Haytham72

not good,not bad its nice look but not too good power and not very good stable but overall its an ok car but i would love to be automatic so much better ,at the end its a good city car ,and thats all ... Read More

2000 Fiat Marea Reviews

Fiat By Carsten

Ok car, but has good days and BAD days.... Plenty of space, both front and back. The performance is great, i can only recomend turbodiesel. It`s great fun with 215nm. It`s not a beauty, but build with... Read More

1997 Fiat Marea Reviews

My Ride! By Борис

It's performance: 1600 cc, 16 V, 76 KW. It has nice acceleration: 10s to 100 km/h. It's very comfortable and stable. It has great braking. Excellent handling with servo wheel. Price is low in regard o... Read More

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