Fiat 500 Electric (2021) Review
Fiat 500 Electric (2021) At A Glance
Fiat's retro city car has been given a 2030-friendly makeover: it's now entirely electric. Or, at least, this one is.
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Confusingly, the brand is continuing to sell the old petrol (or rather mild-hybrid) Fiat 500 in the UK. But for buyers who are ready to make the leap to electric, the new model comes with an electric drivetrain and a choice of two battery sizes: 24kWh and 42kWh.
Intended to rival other urban runarounds like the Honda E, Mini Electric and Volkswagen e-Up, the Fiat 500 Electric has an official range of 118 miles or 199 miles, depending on which battery pack you opt for.
It's slightly bigger than the petrol Fiat 500, while more space between the front and rear wheels means there's more room inside. Don't expect to use this as a family car, but a pair of adults can squeeze into the electric Fiat 500 without too much discomfort.
There's a range of three core trim levels: Action, Passion and Icon. Top-spec models come with a swish 10-inch navigation system as well as a button-free 'pebble' keyfob and seats made from recycled materials. There's also a limited edition La Prima trim, which comes lavishly equipped with a panoramic sunroof, leather seats and 17-inch alloy wheels.
Interestingly, as well as the standard hatchback model, you can also buy a soft-top Fiat 500 Electric. That's a rarity, matched only by the Smart EQ ForTwo Cabrio.
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