Compare 2018 FIAT 500 vs 2018 Ford Fiesta

2018 FIAT 500
2018 Ford Fiesta
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1957 Edition Hatch
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
500 1957 Edition Hatch 28 33 $19,371 $19,745
500 Abarth Hatch 28 33 $20,073 $20,495
500 Lounge Hatch 28 33 $19,371 $19,745
500 Pop Hatch 28 33 $16,098 $16,245
500c 1957 Edition Cabrio 28 33 $20,769 $21,240
500c Abarth Cabrio 28 33 $21,471 $21,990
500c Lounge Cabrio 28 33 $20,769 $21,240
500c Pop Cabrio 28 33 $17,496 $17,740
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S Hatch
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Fiesta S Hatch 27 35 $14,287 $14,505
Fiesta S Sedan 27 35 $13,992 $14,205
Fiesta SE Hatch 27 35 $15,499 $15,735
Fiesta SE Sedan 27 35 $15,203 $15,435
Fiesta ST Hatch 26 33 $20,966 $21,285
Fiesta Titanium Hatch 27 37 $19,203 $19,495
Fiesta Titanium Sedan 27 37 $18,907 $19,195
Pricing
Invoice Price
$19,371
$14,287
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,745
$14,505
Monthly Payment Estimate
$329 / month
$242 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
4.8
4.3
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2018 Fiat 500 packs more punch this year, but it’s still a statement of style over some substance. The teensy 2018 Ford Fiesta lives its best life as a scintillating turbo-4 ST.
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Fuel Economy
City
28 mpg 27 mpg
Highway
33 mpg 35 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Minicompact Cars Subcompact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
47.9 50.6
Passenger Capacity
4 5
Second Leg Room (in)
31.7 31.2
Front Head Room (in)
38.9 39.1
Second Hip Room (in)
42.6 49.2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
49.4 52.7
Second Head Room (in)
35.6 37.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
75.5 85.1
Second Shoulder Room (in)
46.4 49
Front Leg Room (in)
40.7 42.2
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
55 57.7
Wheelbase (in)
90.6 98
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
64.1 67.8
Track Width, Front (in)
55.4 57.7
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.1 -
Length, Overall (in)
139.6 159.7
Height, Overall (in)
59.8 58.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
9.5 14.9
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
30.1 25.4
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
9.4 7.9
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc Front Disc/Rear Drum
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA 7.9
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.1 10.2
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
10.5 12.4
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
30.6 34.4
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P195/45HR16 P185/60HR15
Rear Tire Order Code
T1D NA
Front Tire Size
P195/45HR16 P185/60HR15
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
T1D NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2366 2537
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 15 X 6
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6.5 15 X 6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
500 500
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
120 -
Engine
Displacement
1.4 L/83 1.6 L/97
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
135 @ 5500 120 @ 6350
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
150 @ 2400 112 @ 5000
Engine Order Code
EAM NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
30 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
33 35
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
28 27
Transmission
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.52 1.28
Trans Type
5 5
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.87 0.76
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.91 3.61
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.24 2.04
Trans Order Code
DDE NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.16 0.95
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.91 3.85
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.35 4.07
Summary
Body Style
Hatchback Hatchback
Vehicle Name
FIAT 500 Ford Fiesta
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Torsion Beam Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam Torsion Beam
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.9 5.8
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
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Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
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Side Barrier Rating
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Side Barrier Rating Driver
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Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
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Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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Rollover Rating

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