2014 FIAT 500 Reviews, Ratings & Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value®
$6,734 - $13,037
Used Fair Purchase Price Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
31 City / 40 HWY
Horsepower
101-160
Seats
4
Color:  Granito Lucente (Granite Crystal)
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Kelley Blue Book Value®
$6,734 - $13,037
Used Fair Purchase Price Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
31 City / 40 HWY
Horsepower
101-160
Seats
4

Expert Review

By Kelley Blue Book Editorial Staff

3.5 Overall Score
Performance 3.5 Comfort 3.3 Styling 3.9 Value 3.3

Editor's Overview

The Fiat 500 heralds the Italian automaker’s return to the U.S. market, and so far things seem to be going well. Sold as Chrysler’s small-car line, the 500 has already grown to include a convertible and an electric model. Smaller than the Mini Cooper, the 500 challenges preconceptions that Americans won’t buy little cars.

FIAT 500 Models & Trims

Pop $6,734 - $8,505
Horsepower: 101 hp
Engine Type: Premium Unleaded I-4
Standard Seating: 4
Standard Wheels: 15 X 6 (in.) - Aluminum, Steel
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
Sport $8,093 - $10,110
Horsepower: 101 hp
Engine Type: Premium Unleaded I-4
Standard Seating: 4
Standard Wheels: 16 X 6.5 (in.) - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
Lounge $7,570 - $9,499
Horsepower: 101 hp
Engine Type: Premium Unleaded I-4
Standard Seating: 4
Standard Wheels: 15 X 6 (in.) - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
Turbo $9,202 - $11,285
Horsepower: 135 hp
Engine Type: Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Standard Seating: 4
Standard Wheels: 16 X 6.5 (in.) - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
Abarth $11,182 - $13,037
Horsepower: 160 hp
Engine Type: Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Standard Seating: 4
Standard Wheels: 16 X 6.5, 17 X 7 (in.) - Aluminum, Forged Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
1957 Edition $8,786 - $11,169
Horsepower: 101 hp
Engine Type: Premium Unleaded I-4
Standard Seating: 4
Standard Wheels: 15 X 6, 16 X 6.5 (in.) - Aluminum, Forged Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
GQ Edition $6,734 - $8,505
Horsepower: 101 hp - 160 hp
Engine Type: Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4, Premium Unleaded I-4
Standard Seating: 4
Standard Wheels: 15 X 6, 17 X 7 (in.) - Aluminum, Forged Aluminum, Steel
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning

Owner Reviews

4.4

25 Reviews

5 star 60% 4 star 20% 3 star 20% 2 star 0% 1 star 0%

Owner reviews are verified by our team and cannot be altered or removed.

This car gets excellent mileage. 25 MPG city and 32 MPG highway.

This is a small vehicle, but is roomy on the inside. I have more headroom than I had in BMW's. It maneuvers well and gets excellent gas mileage (25 MPG city and 32 highway). My only complaint is that when you step on the gas, it may or may not go immediately.

- Alan L

Fiat 500c: great design perfect for city driving

Fiat 500c is a wonderful car. It drives well, has good mileage, reliable, roomy, comfortable. Good design, particularly the retro inspired dashboard. Inside was roomy for such a small car. The size is very convenient for parking in the city.

- Karen W

It is incredibly reliable.

I love the 0-60 time. I love the mileage I get. It is so affordable to drive. I love the low-maintenance aspect of my car. I would prefer a smoother ride, but considering how low to the ground and how compact the car is, it is really not bad.

- Helen H

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Compare Models & Key Features

Front passenger 3/4 w/ wheels turned.
Drivers side profile with drivers side door open.
Key Specs

Overview

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$6,734 - $8,505
$8,093 - $10,110

Horsepower

Horsepower
101 (hp)
101 (hp)

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Standard
Standard

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
1.4L I4 MultiAir 16V
1.4L I4 MultiAir 16V
Interior Features

Convenience & Comfort

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Alarm

Alarm
Not Available
Standard

BackUp Camera

HeadsUp Display

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard

Universal Garage Door Opener

Rain Sensing Wipers

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
Standard
Standard

Heated Steering Wheel

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
Standard
Standard

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls
Standard
Standard

Cruise Control

Cruise Control
Standard
Standard

Power Windows

Power Windows
Standard
Standard

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost
Standard
Standard

Privacy Glass

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Not Available
Standard

Driver Restriction Features

Automatic Parking

Power Steering

Power Steering
Standard
Standard

Dimensions

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
40.7 (in.)
40.7 (in.)

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
37.6 - 38.9 (in.)
37.6 - 38.9 (in.)

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
31.7 (in.)
31.7 (in.)

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
35.6 (in.)
35.6 (in.)

Trunk Volume

Cargo Volume

Entertainment

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Standard
Standard

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Standard
Standard

Entertainment System

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Not Available
Optional
Optional

WiFi Hotspot

WiFi Hotspot
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Smart Device Integration

AUX Input

AUX Input
Standard
Standard

CD Player

CD Player
Standard
Standard

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control

Climate Control
Not Available
Optional
Optional

AC

Dual Zone

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System

Navigation System
Not Available
Optional
Optional

Cell PhoneHookup

Seats

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Cloth
Cloth

Passengers

Passengers
4
4

Power Driver Seat

Power Passenger Seat

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Not Available
Optional
Optional

Heated Rear Seats

Cooled Front Seats

Cooled Rear Seats

Seat Memory

3rd Row Seating

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat
Standard
Standard

Seat Massage

Driver Lumbar

Exterior Features

Accessories

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Steel
Aluminum

Power Liftgate

Hands Free Liftgate

Power Folding Mirror

Bed Liner

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
Standard
Standard

Running Boards

Dimensions

Tire Width

Tire Width
P185/55HR15
P195/45HR16

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
90.6 (in.)
90.6 (in.)

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
30.6 (ft.)
30.6 (ft.)

Length

Length
139.6 (in.)
139.6 (in.)

Width

Width
64.1 (in.)
64.1 (in.)
Mechanical Specs

Engine & Performance

Weight

Weight
2363 - 2434 (.lbs)
2363 - 2434 (.lbs)

Horsepower

Horsepower
101 (hp)
101 (hp)

Torque

Torque
98 (ft. lbs.)
98 (ft. lbs.)

Maximum Towing Capacity

Maximum Towing Weight

Trailer Hitch Receiver

Gas Electric Hybrid

FlexFuel Electric Hybrid

PlugIn Electric Gas

PlugIn Electric FlexFuel

Turbocharged

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes
Standard
Standard

Limited Slip Differential

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Standard
Standard

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
4 Cylinder
4 Cylinder

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

Fuel

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
10.5 (gal.)
10.5 (gal.)

Combined

Combined
36 (mpg)
36 (mpg)

City

City
31 (mpg)
31 (mpg)

Highway

Highway
40 (mpg)
40 (mpg)

Suspension

Active Suspension

Air Suspension

Stance Suspension

Transmission

Manual Mode

Manual Mode
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Overdrive

CTV Transmission

Safety Features

Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire

Tow Hooks

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes
Standard
Standard

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights
Standard
Standard

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System
Standard
Standard

Child Safety Locks

Stability Control

Stability Control
Standard
Standard

Traction Control

Traction Control
Standard
Standard

HID Headlights

Auto Leveling Headlinghts

Rear Parking Sensors

Adaptive Cruise Control

Night Vision

Assistance

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking
Standard
Standard

Blind Spot Monitor

Lane Keeping Assist

Lane Departure Warning

Cross Traffic Alert

Air Bags

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag
Standard
Standard

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag
Standard
Standard

Passenger Airbag OnOff Switch

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag
Standard
Standard

Rear Side Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag
Standard
Standard

Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag
Standard
Standard

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor
Standard
Standard

Knee Airbag

Knee Airbag
Standard
Standard

Seatbelt Airbag

Safety & Reliability

NHTSA Crash Test
  • Overall
  • Front
  • Side
  • Rollover
*National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
IIHS Crash Test
  • Moderate Overlap Front
  • Side
  • Roof Strength
  • Driver-side Overlap Front
*Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
JD Power Rating
Not Available
*JD Power Circle Ratings

Safety Recalls (2)

Power Train > Automatic Transmission May 17, 2015
Report Receipt Date:
May 17, 2015
NHTSA Campaign:
15V291000
Summary:
Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain model year 2013-2015 Fiat 500 battery electric vehicles manufactured March 8, 2013, to March 7, 2015. The Electric Vehicle Control Unit (EVCU) of the affected vehicles may set a diagnostic trouble code (DTC) that may cause the transmission to unexpectedly shift to neutral.
Consequence:
If the vehicle unexpectedly shifts to neutral, the loss of drive could increase the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the EVCU, free of charge. The recall began June 19, 2015. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is R20.
Power Train > Manual Transmission May 15, 2016
Report Receipt Date:
May 15, 2016
NHTSA Campaign:
16V302000
Summary:
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. The recall began on November 10, 2016. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is S34.

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