The 2016 Fiat 500 is without doubt one of the most famous cars in the world. The 2016 Fiat 500 is a front-wheel drive, 4-seater, 2-door in seven trim levels. A convertible version is offered in three trim levels 500c of Fiat. Both the sedan and convertible are as sporty Abarth turbo model, the more of a sports car with a subcompact economy. The participants are the Mini Cooper, Ford Fiesta, Chevrolet Sonic hatchback Hyundai Accent, Mazda2, Scion iQ and Toyota Yaris.
2016 Fiat 500 Features
The pop trim is basic version of the 2016 Fiat 500. The standard features include heated mirrors, electrically adjustable, 6-speaker audio system with iPod compatibility, air conditioning, Bluetooth audio streaming, cruise control, power windows and locks, folding rear seats 50/50 and 15-in. Steel wheels. It is available in 11 exterior colors, some with a small fee. The Ribelle trim level, the next step, add some flashy style elements, including special black housing headlights, painted wheels and a red roof, mirrors and spoiler, and a slightly improved interior. The Ribelle is available in four exterior colors. The 500 Sport has a specially tuned exhaust, unique front and rear bumpers, honeycomb grille, fog lights, Front seat strengthened aggressive, details of special interiors, 16-inches alloy wheels and red brake calipers, and a performance-tuned suspension and high-end audio system 276-watt standard.
The 2016 Fiat 500 Lounge has a fixed glass roof, automatic temperature control, satellite radio, upgraded cloth upholstery and extra chrome trim. The 1957 edition as the living room, in that there is a retro style, and an improved interior. It has a white roof and mirror caps, instead of red. Upgrades include 500 Turbo to a more powerful engine and a high standard of silver stitching on the seats, steering wheel and upgraded brakes.
Top of the line is the 2016 Fiat 500 Abarth hatchback. It is similar to the turbo equipped, but has a more powerful engine, exhaust improved with a distinctive sound, improved body shape, two-tone interior, aluminum pedals and a special Abarth perforated leather steering wheel. The convertible version, the 2016 Fiat 500c available trim levels Pop, Lounge and Abarth. All 2016 Fiat 500c models have a power-operated soft top with three settings, its allowing drivers to only open roof slightly to create a roof opening effect, semi or fully retracted with the tent roof folded into the trunk.
2016 Fiat 500 Packages
Depending on the trim level may 2016 Fiat 500 and 500c high quality leather upholstery in the car Wi-Fi connectivity add, and rear spoiler Mopar brand, caps, mirrors and door thresholds. Luxury Leather Package is available for the 500 Lounge and includes leather upholstery, heated front seats, rear parking aid and sensors. A formula Beats Audio Premium, which includes an amplifier 368 watts and 8-in. Subwoofer on some versions of the 500. Some download individual level are added to different trim levels optional on lower versions. The navigation system is available, sunroof is optional on sedan and a wind deflector is in the 500c is available. On the 500 Abarth, 17-in. Wheels with performance tires are optional.
2016 Fiat 500 Engine
Base 1.4-liter 4-cylinder engine of the 2016 Fiat 500 produced 101 horsepower and 98 lb-ft of torque controlled by a 5-speed manual or a 6-speed automatic transmission. A turbocharged version of the same horsepower 4-cylinder turbo and 500 Abarth. The 2016 Fiat 500 Turbo model produces 135 hp and 150 lb-ft of torque, while the Abarth cranks 160 horsepower and 170 lb-ft of torque. With the turbo engine, five-speed manual transmission is standard; an automatic transmission is available again, the 2016 Fiat 500 Abarth trim level. Thus, the engine makes 157 hp and 183 lb-ft of torque. EPA fuel economy estimates for the 2016 Fiat 500 are:
Fiat 500 4-cylinder engine and 5-speed manual transmission: 31/40/34 mpg (city/highway/combined)
Fiat 500 4-cylinder engine and 6-speed automatic: 27/34/30 mpg
Fiat 500 Turbo 4-cylinder engine and a manual 5-speed transmission: 28/34/30 mpg
Fiat 500 Abarth turbo 4-cylinder engine and a manual 5-speed transmission: 28/34/30 mpg
Fiat 500 Abarth turbo 4-cylinder engine and 6-speed automatic transmission: 24/32/27 mpg
2016 Fiat 500 Safety
Standard 2016 Fiat 500 safety equipment are found on all 2016 Fiat 500 four-wheel antilock disc brakes with brake assist and electronic brake-force distribution, stability control, seven airbags and active front head restraints.
In tests conducted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the 2016 Fiat 500 has an overall rating of 4 stars given of possible 5. tests by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) conducted 2014 Fiat 500 received a “Good” rating – the highest of the Institute – moderate in frontal offset test, side impact and roof strength overlap. In the frontal offset test slight recovery of the 2016 Fiat 500, the lowest score of the Institute for received “bad” rating.