Posts tagged "2012 fiat 500"

Today's Rave: Fiat 500 manual transmission

Today's Rave: Fiat 500 manual transmission
I want to own a manual transmission car. The next car I buy will, in fact, be of the stick shift variety. The fear in Chicago, however, is always getting stuck in traffic and the ensuing Charlie horse from all that clutch punching. But I have to admit, I found absolutely nothing wrong with the... Read more »

Finally, the perfect city car: 2012 Fiat 500

Finally, the perfect city car: 2012 Fiat 500
Spoiler alert: In case you couldn’t guess by the headline, I’m giving the Fiat 500 a perfect 10 on the Chicago-worthy scale. Finally, a car that makes absolute perfect sense in an urban environment. And it’s cute to boot. Fiat is an old new entry in the US. It left back in the ’80s because... Read more »

So, whadahyawannaknow? Fiat 500

Nope. It's actually quite roomy. Plus, the smart car doesn't have a backseat whereas the Fiat 500 does. I thought headroom and legroom were quite nice. In fact, I had a 5'10'' passenger in the front seat who made just those comments. I thought the trunk space was also really decent at 9.5 cubic-feet.
In typical fashion, I asked my tweeps what they wanted to know about the Fiat 500 when I swapped into it. I got 7 questions rather than the 2 or 3 I normally get. So, I decided to format this as a photo gallery this week and give long-form answers in the captions. Here’s to... Read more »
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