Fiat / 500 / range
By TUNG NGUYEN
FIRST reintroduced to the Australian market
in 2008, Fiat’s perennial 500 micro-car has gone largely unchanged for the
better part of the last decade, until now.
Whether you think the 500 is
a quirky and cute throwback to Fiat’s iconic past, or just the automotive
equivalent of Ariana Grande’s latest bubblegum pop chart-topper, the Italian
marque has refreshed its micro-car range with slight appearance tweaks and more
While there are no major mechanical changes – the range is still
powered by either a 1.2- or 1.4-litre naturally aspirated engine, available
with a manual or automatic transmission – Fiat has also realigned prices and
variants to move the car more upmarket.
Is this light facelift enough to
keep the Fiat 500 competitive with a rapidly changing mirco-car segment, or is
its styling and technology showing its age?
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Model release date: February 2016
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