2012 FIAT 500
Great gas mileage- 30 mpg in town and close to 40 mpg on the highway.
It's the best little car that anyone could ever have.
Overall experience: satisfied with some slight irritations.
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Crash Test Results: Front, Side & Rollover
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- Moderate Overlap Front G
- Side G
- Roof Strength G
- Driver-side Overlap Front P
- Electronic stability control
- Daytime running headlamps
- Driver & front passenger advanced multi-stage frontal airbags
- Supplemental front seat side airbags
- Driver side knee bag
- Front & rear side curtain airbags
- Rear park assist *
- Front passenger seat belt alert
- Child seat latch-ready anchor system
- Tire pressure monitoring warning lamp
J.D. Power Ratings
Powertrain Quality ?
Body & Interior Design ?
Safety Recalls (2)
Power Train Jan 16, 2019Report Receipt Date:Jan 16, 2019NHTSA Campaign:16V302000Summary:Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain model year 2012-2016 Fiat 500 vehicles manufactured June 21, 2010, through January 12, 2016, equipped with a manual transmission. The clutch diaphragm spring may fracture and fail, causing an inability to switch gears.Consequence:If the clutch diaphragm spring fails, the driver may not be able to shift gears or the vehicle may lose motive power, increasing the risk of a crash.Remedy:The remedy for this recall will include the installation of a clutch pedal limiter and a clutch pedal switch. Interim notices were mailed to owners on June 28, 2016. Owners will receive a second notice when remedy parts become available. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is S34.
Service Brakes, Hydraulic > Fluid Jan 16, 2019Report Receipt Date:Jan 16, 2019NHTSA Campaign:11V550000Summary:CHRYSLER IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2012 DODGE JOURNEY AND FIAT 500 VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM OCTOBER 24, 2011, THROUGH OCTOBER 26, 2011. SOME VEHICLES WERE ASSEMBLED WITH CONTAMINATED BRAKE FLUID AND MAY EXPERIENCE A DEGRADATION OF THE SEALING COMPONENTS WITHIN THE BRAKE SYSTEM.Consequence:THIS COULD LEAD TO LOSS OF BRAKING ABILITY INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.Remedy:CHRYSLER WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE ALL BRAKE COMPONENTS THAT COME IN CONTACT WITH HYDRAULIC BRAKE FLUID. THIS SERVICE WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING DECEMBER 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.