Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the FIAT 500 than the Scion iQ. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the FIAT 500 and the Scion iQ in the front seats.
With the FIAT 500 you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Scion iQ, due to its larger tank size and better fuel economy.
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 Scion iQ. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The FIAT 500 will cost more in transportation costs than the Scion iQ.
Since the FIAT 500 is much slimmer than the Scion iQ, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the FIAT 500, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Scion iQ.
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the FIAT 500 transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Scion iQ.
The FIAT 500 has a significantly larger turning radius than the Scion iQ, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.
When it comes to horsepower, the FIAT 500 is somewhat more powerful than the Scion iQ.
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the FIAT 500 and the Scion iQ. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the FIAT 500 will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Scion iQ.
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the FIAT 500 than that of the Scion iQ.
Compare the 2014 FIAT 500 and the 2014 Scion iQ.
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MSRP*: $16,195 - $22,195
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MSRP*: $15,665 - $17,850
|Cash Back Rebate:||Up to $2,000||Visit Rebate Center|
|Low APR Loan:||As low as 0.00%||As low as 1.90%|
|Lease Incentive:||As low as 0.24%||--|
|City MPG:||28 - 31||36|
|Highway MPG:||34 - 40||--|
|Seating Capacity:||4 - 4||4 - 4|
|Basic Warranty:||4 years/50,000 miles||3 years/36,000 miles|
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|Invoice*:||$15,801 - $21,381||$14,882 - $16,958|
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