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2014 FIAT 500c vs. 2013 Volvo C70 Review

Comparison Review


Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Volvo C70 than the FIAT 500c, due to its greater head- and legroom. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the FIAT 500c, drivers may find the Volvo C70 a little roomier and somewhat more comfortable.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the FIAT 500c as you will with the Volvo C70, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.

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). Based on MSRP, the FIAT 500c is clearly a better financial choice over the Volvo C70. 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 500c carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Volvo C70.

Dimensions
Since the FIAT 500c is much slimmer than the Volvo C70, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the FIAT 500c, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Volvo C70.

Drivetrain
The FIAT 500c has much less torque than the Volvo C70, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The FIAT 500c has a significantly smaller turning radius than the Volvo C70, allowing much better maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the FIAT 500c is significantly less powerful than the Volvo C70. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the FIAT 500c and the Volvo C70. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the FIAT 500c will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Volvo C70.

Warranty
The FIAT 500c comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Volvo C70.


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2014 FIAT
500c

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MSRP*: $19,695 - $26,195
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2013 Volvo
C70

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MSRP*: $41,200 - $45,000
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Cash Back Rebate: Up to $2,000 Up to $4,500
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% --
Lease Incentive: As low as 0.12% --
City MPG: 28 - 31 19
Highway MPG: 34 - 40 --
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-5
Seating Capacity: 4 - 4 4 - 4
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Safety Rating: Front
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Not Tested Good
Safety Rating: Side
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Safety Rating: Rear
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Invoice*: $19,151 - $25,196 $38,728 - $42,300

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