2019 FIAT 124 Spider vs. 2020 BMW 440 | NewCars.com

A member of the Cars.com family

2019 FIAT 124 Spider vs. 2020 BMW 440 Review

New 2019 FIAT 124 Spider

2019 FIAT
124 Spider

See Details & Photos
New 2020 BMW 440

2020 BMW
440

See Details & Photos
MSRP*
Get Your Price
$25,440 to $29,540
Get Your Price
$60,150 to $62,150
Invoice* $24,851 to $28,684 $56,440 to $58,300
MPG - City 26 20 - 22
MPG - Hwy 35 28 - 29
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-6
Seating Capacity 2 4
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
The BMW 440 will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the FIAT 124 Spider.

Convenience
The BMW 440 requires fewer visits to the gas station than the FIAT 124 Spider, 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). Based on MSRP, the FIAT 124 Spider is clearly a better financial choice over the BMW 440. 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 124 Spider is much higher than that for the BMW 440.

Dimensions
Since the FIAT 124 Spider is much slimmer than the BMW 440, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the FIAT 124 Spider, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the BMW 440.

Drivetrain
The FIAT 124 Spider has much less torque than the BMW 440, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The FIAT 124 Spider has a significantly smaller turning radius than the BMW 440, allowing much better maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the FIAT 124 Spider is significantly less powerful than the BMW 440. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.

Utility
The FIAT 124 Spider has less seating than the BMW 440, making the BMW 440 the better choice if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The FIAT 124 Spider has significantly less cargo room than the BMW 440, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.

Warranty
The FIAT 124 Spider comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the BMW 440.