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The Top Reasons You Should Consider the 2017 Fiat 500

For someone looking for a small and affordable car, whether as a back-up for their family or to make the commute to and from work each day, there are many options to choose from. You may find yourself wondering, “How do I choose with so many options out there?” Choosing may become much easier after you discover the 2017 Fiat 500. It is one of the leading cars of its size in the industry. Here are some reasons why it should be at the top of your car purchase list.

Specifications for the Fiat 500

The Ford Fiat is an Italian sports car. Before we dive into the top reasons for choosing this car, let’s look at the specs:

  • Horsepower 101

  • Torque 97

  • Good gas mileage 31/38

  • Five-speed manual transmission

  • Four-wheel drive train


Why You Should Choose the Fiat 500

Now that you’re familiar with some of the specifications, check out some of the reasons the 2017 Ford Fiat 500 is the best.

#1: It Has Plenty of Personality

Have you ever judged someone based on their car? (Admit it, we’ve all done it). Your car can speak volumes about you, so you want to choose something that matches your personality. The Fiat 500 has a sleek, sporty design and comes in fifteen different colors so everyone can find a style that suits them.

The trim of the car is also customizable, coming in three different designs called pop, lounge, and sport. The sport trim is higher, allowing for a sleeker design and extra acceleration and power.

#2: Mix and Match Features and Technology

The Fiat has features galore- but only if you want them. You can choose the base model or check out additional features like:

  • Rear liftgate

  • Heated seats

  • Auto climate control

  • Parking sensors

  • Interior air filtration system

  • Heated mirrors

  • Overhead camera

You even have the option of building your own model, designing a car with exactly what you need and not charging you for what you don’t.

#3: The Base Price for the FIAT is Low

Unlike many other sports cars, the FIAT starts out close to $15,000 (before taxes, fees, licensing and options) as a base price. The additional features will cost a little more, but even the base model offers good gas mileage, comfort, and the luxury and appearance you’d expect from an Italian luxury car.

#4: The Fiat is Safe and Reliable

The overall safety rating by leading experts is four stars, while the Fiat has a five star side crash rating. Its safety features include:

  • Roll over protection

  • Blind spot monitor

  • Air bags all around

  • Traction control

The Fiat 500 is reliable, proving itself with no recalls to date.

When looking for a small car you may want to look around but the Fiat 500 gives you everything you could ask for and then some. You can’t beat the price, so give the Fiat 500 a try by taking it for a test drive. If you like it, start mixing and matching your features for a car that fits you.  To learn more about the Fiat 500 or save on a new Fiat 500 for sale near Olympia, contact the I-5 Auto Group today.