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2016 FIAT 500 vs. 2016 Ford Fiesta Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will feel a little more squished in the FIAT 500 than in the Ford Fiesta, due to the FIAT 500's smaller rear head- and legroom. The Ford Fiesta will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the FIAT 500.

Convenience
With the Ford Fiesta you will definitely be making less frequent stops at the gas station than with the FIAT 500, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The FIAT 500 is somewhat more expensive than the Ford Fiesta. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Destination Charge for the FIAT 500 is much higher than that for the Ford Fiesta.

Dimensions
Since the FIAT 500 is much slimmer than the Ford Fiesta, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the FIAT 500, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Ford Fiesta.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the FIAT 500 does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Ford Fiesta.

Handling
The FIAT 500 has a significantly smaller turning radius than the Ford Fiesta, allowing much better maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the FIAT 500 is somewhat more powerful than the Ford Fiesta.

Utility
The FIAT 500 has less seating than the Ford Fiesta, making the Ford Fiesta the better choice if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The FIAT 500 has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the Ford Fiesta.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the FIAT 500 than that of the Ford Fiesta.

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2016 FIAT
500

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MSRP*: $16,995 - $22,575

2016 Ford
Fiesta

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MSRP*: $14,880 - $21,460
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Up to $1,500
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: As low as 0.07% --
City MPG: 28 - 31 26 - 28
Highway MPG: 34 - 40 33 - 36
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 4 - 4 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $16,765 - $21,983 $14,657 - $21,139

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.