Starts at: 13,674 £
Review 2022
Fiat 500 United Kingdom

2022 Fiat 500 UK

  • Sold in the UK: 2020-Present
  • 2nd Generation

2022 Fiat 500 Price in the UK:

Fiat 500 POP Mild Hybrid Starts at: £13,674
Fiat 500 DOLCEVITA Mild Hybrid Starts at: £15,174
Fiat 500 DOLCEVITA PLUS Mild Hybrid Starts at: £16,674
Fiat 500 Red Starts at: £28,604

The Fiat 500 is a small city car with a rear engine and rear-wheel drive. It was first introduced in 1957 and has been awarded many awards. Fiat’s New 500 all-electric trim was launched by Fiat in 2020 at the Geneva Motor Show. The New Fiat 500 is built at the Mirafiori plant in Turin and is available as a 3-door hatchback, 3-door cabriolet, and 4-door hatchback. It is sold in Europe only, and only a few units are exported to the United States according to the demand. The Fiat 500 has a large market in the United Kingdom and is one of the best electric/gasoline vehicles you can buy. Customers love its stylish design, value for money, and great real-driving range. The New Fiat 500 is an excellent all-electric  & gasoline car and retains all its Italian flair. It is immensely stylish and appeals to customers with updated technology and a practical driving range. The inflation spike in the world is already going high, and the petrol prices are on a hike globally, so the trend of small gasoline and all-electric cars is increasing day by day, thus increasing the demand and sales of the Fiat 500. Secondly, global warming has increased a lot due to vehicle emissions, and governments of developed countries like the United States and the United Kingdom have been supporting all-electric cars and giving incentives to automobile countries to manufacture all-electric cars in the country. The Fiat 500 is one the most affordable gasoline/all-electric small car in the United Kingdom, and users recommend it to others wholeheartedly. The latest Fiat New 500 has not much changed from the previous model, but it is a bit longer, taller, and wider than the last Fiat 500, which was available in a hybrid powertrain. The Fiat New 500 has been named City Car of the Year 2022 and is among the best-selling cars in the United Kingdom.

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Powertrain & Transmission:

The Fiat 500 is a hybrid car, and its mild hybrid system helps to improve responsiveness. The Fiat 500 gets its power from a 999cc inline-3 petrol engine paired with an electric motor to generate a maximum of 69 hp at 6000 RPM and 67 lb-ft of torque at 5300 RPM. It offers a front-wheel drive and six-speed manual transmission. The new Fiat 500 is an all-electric car with two electric motors single motor comes in the entry-level Action trim that generates 94 bhp of power, and the two electric motors come in higher-trim level Passion trim that generates 117 hp of power. It offers one pedal transmission. The single motor car has a 24 kWh lithium-ion battery, while the two-motor Fiat 500 has a 42 kWh lithium-ion battery. The electric motors are permanent magnet synchronous motors.

Trims & Variants:

it is available in four variants: all-electric hatchback, all-electric convertible, 500 hatchbacks, and 500 convertible. It is the first hybrid car in the United Kingdom, a convertible with four seats.

Performance & Drive:

The Fiat 500’s performance is exceptional in hybrid powertrains and all-electric powertrains. The hybrid powertrain provides a refined driving experience and allows smoother engine restart when stopping at signals, and the best thing about the hybrid Fiat 500 is that its self-charging does not need to plug in. It charges the battery during the braking phase. It gives an official range of 118 miles and accelerates from 0 to 62 miles per hour in 9.5 seconds. The engine is mounted in the rear and offers a front-wheel-drive configuration. The all-electric Fiat 500 offers an exceptional driving experience. The trims with a larger-sized battery and two electric motors give a top speed of 150 kilometers per hour and accelerate from 0 to 50 kilometers per hour in 3.1 seconds. The trims with a smaller battery and single electric motor give a top speed of 135 kilometers per hour and accelerate from 0 to 50 kilometers per hour in 3.1 seconds. The Fiat 500 offers three driving modes: the normal mode, the Range mode, and the Sherpa mode. The Normal driving mode is for the everyday drive, and the Range mode is chosen for traveling longer distances and gives you more driving range. The Sherpa range is like the Himalayan Sherpa, who is the head of the whole adventure and guides to the destination so you can adjust various parameters like maximum speed, energy consumption, accelerator response, and deactivation of heated seats. The one-pedal transmission is smooth, and the regenerative braking system is efficient. The new Fiat 500 comes with an 85 kW fast charger that charges the battery to eighty percent in 35 minutes, and there is a CCS Combo type 2 socket on the right fender at the rear with AC and DC charging and receives up to 11 kW AC charging. The 24 kWh battery gives an electric range of 185 kilometers, and the 42 kWh battery claims an electric range of 320 kilometers.

Exterior Design & Build Quality:

The Fiat 500 is a small city car with a length of 3632 millimeters, a width of 1683 millimeters, and a height of 1527 millimeters. The front headlamps’ shape is unmistakable and preserves the brand’s heritage. The split headlight design and new alloy wheel design look classy and stylish at the same time. The electric handles have an elegant design, and a touch button inside the car unlocks it. The front is nearly grill less and has a 500 logo as the icon badge. The single electric motor trim has reduced weight by 100 kilograms compared to the other variant. The new Fiat 500 is also slightly longer, wider, and taller than the petrol version of the Fiat 500.

Interior Design & Features:

The inside of the Fiat 500 has classic looks like a retro city car. The cabin has a body-colored dashboard, and there is a standard kit in the entry-level trim with a 7-inches infotainment screen that comes with Android Auto and Apple Carplay. The higher level offers a 10.25-inches infotainment screen with a standard navigation system. It offers automatic climate control, Bluetooth connectivity, a USB port, and DAB. A 7-inches TFT digital instrument cluster displays battery level, gear for optimal efficiency, and energy flow. A fabric roof and white sand fabric seats give a premium feel as soon you enter the Fiat 500. There is a panoramic sunroof that helps you to discover the beauty of nature on your journey. It offers a decent passenger room at the front and back, and the boot space offers a capacity of 185 liters.

Safety & Features:

The Fiat 500 has been awarded 5-stars by Euro NCAP in a safety test held in 2021. Some of the safety features it offers are:

  • Driver airbags
  • Passenger airbags
  • Window airbags
  • Tire pressure monitoring system
  • Forward collision warning alarm
  • Blind-spot monitoring system
  • The autonomous emergency braking system
  • Hill-hold assist

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