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Selected Style 2-Door HB Pop
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Body Style

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible Lounge 31 40 $21,735 $22,500
2-Door Convertible Pop 31 40 $19,126 $19,695
2-Door HB Abarth 28 34 $21,233 $22,095
2-Door HB Lounge 31 40 $17,890 $18,500
2-Door HB Sport 31 40 $16,960 $17,500
2-Door HB Pop 31 40 $15,746 $16,195
2-Door HB Turbo 28 34 $18,820 $19,500
2-Door Convertible Abarth 28 34 $25,078 $26,095
2-Door Convertible Gucci 31 40 $21,735 $22,500
2-Door HB Gucci 31 40 $17,890 $18,500
2-Door HB Sport Cattiva 31 40 $16,960 $17,500
2-Door HB Turbo Cattiva 28 34 $18,820 $19,500
4-Door Sedan S
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Titanium 29 39 $16,555 $17,200
5-Door HB Titanium 29 39 $17,518 $18,200
4-Door Sedan S S 29 39 $12,705 $13,200
4-Door Sedan SE 29 39 $14,630 $15,200
5-Door HB S 29 39 $13,668 $14,200
5-Door HB SE 29 39 $15,593 $16,200
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,746
$12,705
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,195
$13,200
Monthly Payment Estimate
$270 / month
$220 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2013 Fiat 500 rewards the style-conscious buyer that's willing to go small, and the Abarth and Turbo models even add in a healthy dose of sport. Small cars don't need to be bland--the 2013 Ford Fiesta proves that with a saucy look and pert handling.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 31 mpg 29 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 40 mpg 39 mpg
Vehicle
Number of Passenger Doors 2 4
EPA Classification Minicompact Car Subcompact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 42.6 49.200
Front Shoulder Room (in) 49.4 52.700
Passenger Volume (ft³) 75.6 85.100
Second Head Room (in) 35.6 37.100
Second Shoulder Room (in) 46.4 49.000
Front Leg Room (in) 40.7 42.200
Passenger Capacity 4 5
Front Hip Room (in) 47.9 50.600
Second Leg Room (in) 31.7 31.200
Front Head Room (in) 38.9 39.100
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 55.4 57.700
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.1 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 139.6 173.600
Height, Overall (in) 59.8 58.000
Track Width, Rear (in) 55.0 57.700
Wheelbase (in) 90.6 98.000
Liftover Height (in) 27.7 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 64.1 67.800
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) - TBD - -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) 9.5 -
Trunk Volume (ft³) - 12.800
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 9.4 x 0.4 NA
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA 7.900 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.1 x 0.86 10.200 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 10.5 12.000
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) N/A - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.3 14.300
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 30.6 34.400
Steering Type Electric Rack & Pinion Electric Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.0 - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code T1A NA
Front Tire Size 185/55R15 P185/60R15
Spare Tire Size NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code T1A NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size 185/55R15 P185/60R15
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2363 2578
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 15 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 15 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 4.6 4.800
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 500 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 98 @ 4000 112 @ 5000
Engine Order Code EAB 99J
Displacement 1.4L/83 1.6L/97
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 101 @ 6500 120 @ 6350
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System Electronic Fuel Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 40 39
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 31 29
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 34 33
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.909 3.850
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.345 1.280
Trans Type 5 5
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.766 0.760
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.818 3.610
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.174 2.040
Trans Order Code DDF NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.44 4.070
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.974 0.950
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name FIAT 500 Ford Fiesta
Body Style Hatchback Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) N/A - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 0.900
Suspension Type - Rear Twist Beam Axle Twist Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) N/A - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 5.4 5.6
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score - 8
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating
 
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