Written by: Staff Contributor
The key with the 2013 Fiat 500 is that there are over 500,000 possible combinations to choose from 15 colors with metallic, non-metallic or premium tri-coat, custom wheels, seat covers, decal kits, body-side molding inserts and more – it is nearly endless choices to customize your Fiat.
Fiat 500 POP starts at only MSRP of $16,000. It has an ‘Eye-Popping Design” with its bi-halogen headlights, daytime running lights with the latest high-tech bulbs. “Spin on Style” 15” steel wheels with silver painted wheel covers and all season tires. “Italy in your pocket” which is the custom key covers total cool BLING! The interior boasts cloth bucket seats with a driver side armrest and available heated driver and front passenger seats. Now for some safety with its handsfree voice activated for music, seven airbags, ABS and intelligent battery sensor.
Fiat 500 SPORT starts at MSRP of $17,500 to has a specially designed front fascia with larger honeycomb grill and flared aerodynamic treatments that show it’s athletic side, add in the 16” aluminum alloy wheels and red painted calipers and you have adventure painted all over your face. The Mopar accessory options include the roof and rear window mount so you can get your sport on whether you are going skiing, surfing or biking you can “Bring It”. The cockpit features leather seating with available heated for both driver and front passenger to enjoy comfort while listening to the Beats Audio premium sound system. Sport mode sharpens the steering and automatic transmission shift points, sport tuned suspension from MacPherson.
The Fiat 500 LOUNGE starts at an MSRP of $18,500. It is the new black with subtle sophistication of luxuries to the touch and site. Leather details on the shift knob and steering bring extra luxury to your fingertips you can even add leather trimmed seats heated both driver and front passenger and ParkSense to squeeze into late night parking space. Speak easy and listen to music handsfree with Blue&ME and the 15” premium aluminum alloy wheels fitted with all season touring tires.
Fiat 500 TURBO starts at only $19,500 is “mind blowing” when you slide into the sport seat fabric you’ll experience iconic performance and style with its improved aerodynamics, enhanced side skirts and pronounced front fascia to accommodate the new 1.4L MultiAir Turbo engine. The 16” aluminum alloy wheels black) painted pockets, as well red lacquered break calipers that complement its high-performance brake system, now with semi-metallic brake linings at all four corners and larger ventilated front rotors for greater stopping power. You’ll get plenty of attention with the better looking and quite seductive headlamps with Gloss Black bezels for a sharp fashion statement on the tail end that will be seen by your fans as they listen to the sound of your sport tuned exhaust system.
In a nutshell any of the 2013 Fiat 500 will show you unmistakable Italian fun. Fiat 500 and each of them get up to 40MPG highway, so all you have to do is pick between the POP, SPORT, LOUNGE or TURBO.
(Note: All vehicles provided by manufacturers for comparison test purposes. Photos provided by Fiat.)