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2015 FIAT 500 vs. 2014 Scion xD Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Scion xD than the FIAT 500, due to its greater head- and legroom. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the FIAT 500, drivers may find the Scion xD a little roomier and somewhat more comfortable.

Convenience
The FIAT 500 will require fewer stops at the gas station than the Scion xD, making it more convenient to drive.

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 Scion xD. 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 xD.

Dimensions
Since the FIAT 500 is much slimmer than the Scion xD, 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 Scion xD.

Drivetrain
The FIAT 500 has much less torque than the Scion xD, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

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

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the FIAT 500 is significantly less powerful than the Scion xD. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.

Utility
The FIAT 500 has less seating than the Scion xD, making the Scion xD the better choice if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The FIAT 500 has less cargo capacity than the Scion xD, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.

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


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2015 FIAT
500

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MSRP*: $16,445 - $22,195

2014 Scion
xD

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MSRP*: $15,920
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Low APR Loan: -- --
Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: 28 - 31 27
Highway MPG: 34 - 40 --
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 4 - 4 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Safety Rating: Front
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Safety Rating: Side
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Safety Rating: Rear
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Not Tested Good
Invoice*: $16,169 - $21,516 $15,124

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