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2012 FIAT 500 Pop ConvertibleReview
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Fun To Drive !!! — Seven Airbags+Two front, two side-impact, two side-curtain and one driver's knee airbag surround you in safety Not Just a Pretty Face A Good Listener Simplified enjoyment. Speak easy and listen to music hands-free while you're on the move. You'll be amazed at what you can do with this voice-activated "must-have" convenience

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Retro-classic styling
Solid, stable, fun to drive
Practical cargo space
performance on highways
Cheaper than rivals and desirable too
One of the safest superminis around
surprisingly spacious for two people.

Cons: Limited rear seating
convertible's poor top-down visibility

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2012 FIAT 500 PopReview
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Perfect Urban Commuter — this car is the perfect urban commuter. It will get you from point A to point B with some style and class that no other car in the american market offers to date. It is fun to drive. It's 101 horses are just enough to carry this light weight commuter with a little pep and zing. At the base price point you cannot find another make or model that offers all the options that Fiat delivers (bluetooth, leather interior, AC, power windows/locks, mp3 player, excellent sound system, etc.).

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: attractive, great design, fun to drive, excellent handling, peppy w/ just enough power to be exciting

Cons: small back seat.  However, you don't buy this car to pile people in it.  

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2012 FIAT 500 SportReview
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Take One For A Spin - You Too Might Fall In Love With It. — Surprisingly roomy inside. Passenger seat sits slightly higher due to components underneath. Back seat folds down for ample cargo area (I can do a combined Costco & Ikea trip without going home to unload! AWESOME fuel economy and good handling. over 12,000 km and humming along - LOVING IT - lots of fun to drive (love that Sport mode) and a great conversation starter.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: LOVE IT!

Cons: What do I hate?  Absolutely nothing!  I save money, enjoy the drive, and get to have fun while commuting to a (ugh) j-o-b...  what's wrong with any of that?

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2012 FIAT 500 PopReview
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2012 Fiat 500 Pop — The car rides great and looks great as well! It is a Chrysler afterall. It is very surprising how this car rides and handles. The interior is fisrt rate and made of very hight quality materials. A very quiet ride as well.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: Fiat

Cons: Nothing

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2012 FIAT 500 SportReview
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Highly Recommended If You Want Something Different And Fun And Plenty Of Soul! — I was really surprised by the performance. It only has about 100bhp but weighs nothing. It really is a little rocket and I can only imagine what the forthcoming abarth version would be like. Build quality is fantastic and very solid. The interior is such a nice place to be and oozes style. the exterior is super good looking and finished impeccably. I'm still below 5000KM but I manage about 600KM on a full tank of 40 litres and I don't exactly drive like a granny. As for fun, well it handles like it;'s on rails and has a super short wheelbase so fun is what this car is made of.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: So much fun to drive, great on gas, turns heads, interior is such a nice place to be.

Cons: Some might find it too small but I certainly don't, it's perfect.

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2012 FIAT 500 SportReview
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Sharp Little Car! — Fiat is a car that is good for doing errons & is great on gas. Especially with the price of gas. I read review & decided to take it for a test drive. I was very surprised that for a little car there was a lot of room. Even my husband who is tall felt very comfortable. One feature I liked is the Bluetooth. It is great for hands free talking. The neatest thing is when someone stops you & asks what kind of car is that. Then you know you have a good looking car. Not only is it ctue & snappy I love to have fun decorating it with magnet flowers, stars & hearts for holidays. Just to show you how popular it is, in our community there are 6 Fiats, 3 red, 1 blue & 1 white & 1 green. Unfortunately we now only have room for 1 car & my husbands SUV won. We travel & need room for luggage & the Fiat doesn't fit the bill. I'm very sad but had lots fun with it.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Great little car, for running to stores, Doctor appointment etc.

Cons: I can't think of any.

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2012 FIAT 500 SportReview
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Cute! — At 30-38 mpg a great little car for getting back and forth to work or running around a big city. Seats are adjustable so you don't feel like your riding on the road. Rear seats fold down for extra cargo space. Too small for a family of 4.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Great gas mileage I'm averaging abt 35 mpg, Good for in town shopping

Cons: Not too good for long trips if carrying too much luggage. Back seats not good for passengers except small children.

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2012 FIAT 500 Lounge Review
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This is a fun car to drive, small but spacious, even for a six foot tall person, grabs the road well, takes turns great, has features that are found in way more expensive vehicles.
vs2010 MINI Cooper Base
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Power Ranked 2010 MINI Cooper Base worse.
"Power is about the same, the Fiat gives you a bigger bang for your buck."
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2010 MINI Cooper Base worse.
"Cargo space is about the same."
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2012 FIAT 500 Review
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CUTE, BUT POOR RELIBILITY REPUTATION FROM MECHANICS.
vs2012 MINI Cooper
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Reviews From Other Years

2013 FIAT 500 Reviews

My Wife Loves It.... By ronpolley

My wife replaced a BMW Z3 with this,never looked back...The fun to drive factor is there and so is the economy. Price was good sound system is terrific,interior is plush and Italian.Car is plenty fas... Read More

Bellisima By PietroBravo

I love my Fiat, it is my first car and I will continue to buy these if they keep producing models that are stylish and fuel efficient. Plus, I am Italian and this is all they drive in Italia so it is ... Read More

2011 FIAT 500 Reviews

Best Car By Feras

The car looks so funny it looks like a show in the street.It"s performance is very cool .It is 1.2 but it can beat 1.6.In driving i do not hear any sounds coming from the car.It is not a good car for ... Read More

2010 FIAT 500 Reviews

Nice Little Car By Deborah-Siân

Performance for a small car is good, quite nippy. Build is better than they used to be in the 1970's Appearance is great. Cost is low but going from a Mini to this is only really saving me £21 on petr... Read More

Great For 2 Persons By John

Nice little car with Aircondition, alloy wheels, electrical windows / mirror adjustment etc. Blue & Me Audio system with USB, Bluetooth and voice command. Great sound when used as handsfree phone spe... Read More

2009 FIAT 500 Reviews

500 By Callin

I Just Love this car alltogether it is very good all round perfect for town and perfect for a track Performance : acceleration is very good 0-60 very quick braking depends on how hard you hit the... Read More

Wicked By Jack

stuning looking fairly fast it is a laugh to drive cheap to buy and run interior is very stylish very well built i recommend it ohhhhh....wicked good handling ,braking firm i havent had to pay for it ... Read More

2008 FIAT 500 Reviews

Nuova Fiat 500 Sport - Stylish Motoring On A Budget Doesn't Get More Stylish Than This! By Richard

Performance is not earth shattering but for a small and economical car, however it punts along eagerly and is very capable at motorway speeds of 70-80mph with enough ooomph to overtake when needed. ... Read More

Clarkson Loves It By Giuseppe

This is as cool if not cooler than an ipod. Cheap to run, fun to drive and all the creature comforts you could wish for. Frugal fuel consumption, low carbon emissions (If you are an eco-mentalist)! Bu... Read More

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