Mild-hybrid Fiat 500 and Fiat Panda prices confirmed

Published 24 January 2020

UK pricing and specifications for mild-hybrid versions of the Fiat 500 and Panda have been announced ahead of models arriving in showrooms in the coming months.

The 500 starts at £12,665 while the Panda costs from £13,855, each powered by a three-cylinder 1.0-litre petrol engine producing 70PS.

Replacing the old 1.2-litre petrol, the new engine is available with a six-speed manual gearbox and uses a small lithium battery combined with a 12-volt belt-integrated starter generator to recover energy usually lost during braking and decleration.

This can be used to restart the engine in Stop&Start mode, as well as provide a small power boost during acceleration.

The result is improved efficiency, with the 500 officially returning 53.3mpg under WLTP tests and emitting 88g/km CO2. The Panda, meanwhile, returns 49.6mpg and emits 89g/km.

Fiat is offering special launch edition versions of the mild-hybrid 500 and Panda, identified by a new and exclusive Dew Green exterior. Inside, the seats are finished in Seaqual Yawn, made from recycled plastic.

The Fiat 500 mild hybrid will arrive in showrooms from February while the Panda will follow in March.

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