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2015 Ford Mustang vs. 2014 FIAT 500L Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the FIAT 500L than the Ford Mustang, due to its greater head- and legroom. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the FIAT 500L, the Ford Mustang may be a little roomier and more comfortable for the driver and front seat passengers.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Ford Mustang as you will with the FIAT 500L, 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). The Ford Mustang will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the FIAT 500L, which has a much lower MSRP. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Ford Mustang and the FIAT 500L have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Ford Mustang is much wider than the FIAT 500L, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Ford Mustang, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the FIAT 500L.

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

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Ford Mustang has a much more powerful engine than the FIAT 500L. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.

Utility
The Ford Mustang has less seating than the FIAT 500L, making the FIAT 500L the better choice if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Ford Mustang has significantly less cargo room than the FIAT 500L, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Ford Mustang is not as nearly as extensive as that of the FIAT 500L.

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2015 Ford
Mustang

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MSRP*: $23,600 - $46,170

2014 FIAT
500L

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MSRP*: $19,195 - $24,395
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $1,000 Up to $2,500
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.90% As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 0.34%
City MPG: 15 - 22 24 - 25
Highway MPG: 25 - 31 --
Engine(s): Inline-4, V-6, V-8 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 4 - 4 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $22,243 - $42,592 $19,050 - $23,503

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