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They're realling pushing the Fiat 500

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Old 11-01-2012, 03:48 PM
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They're realling pushing the Fiat 500

It was a nice car in most respects but just not the quality I wanted when we test drove one before deciding on the Fit. But man every web page I seem to go has an ad bracket pushing the car.

I think Fiat/Chrysler really needs to bump up their sales of it in the U.S.
 
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i wanted a Fiat before picking the Fit, but from all the constant breakdowns i've been seeing popping up i reconsidered. besides not enough hatch :P
 
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Well it's a tough sell to Americans. I seriously doubt the Italian product planners understand that while auto mags may like the car, there is only a VERY small slice of Americans whose lifestyle will fit into this car. Do you know how hard it is to get an obese toddler into a Fiat 500??? It is NO FUN.
 
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I could of swore I deleted all my cookies thinking too that's what it was but they did not clear out so i manually went in and emptied them. No more annoying ad pop ups thank God!
 

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i wanted a Fiat before picking the Fit, but from all the constant breakdowns i've been seeing popping up i reconsidered. besides not enough hatch :P
I'm curious, what's usually the part that lets go on 500s?

We don't really get the reimagined Fiat 500 here in any guise but I dig the appeal. There are a few ridiculous touches inspired by the MINI's retro-kitschy interior, such as the clunky coaxial gauge cluster, that I think should've been done away with, but overall it looks like a chuckable little runabout.

Does need more hatch, though :D
 
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they should've just made it a one seater car for the US market.
 
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Old 11-23-2012, 12:46 PM
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I think one of the reasons why the Fit is so popular is just because its so reliable.

Fiat 500 looks cool... but yeah, reliability seems to be a miss.
 
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Fiat 500 looks nice they would probably sell better if they put a Chrysler name plate on it here in the USA. There still may be a lot of older people who remember when Fiat was in the states before (Fix It Again Tony) maybe reliability has improve but it takes a long time to turn it a round plus just offering one model is a hard sell
 
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Old 11-23-2012, 03:11 PM
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I don't know about the rest of the country,

but here in Socal they are everywhere.It's like a fad with women here that want a cute little car to accessorize their outfits lol

I see very few of the Abarth models but plenty of the regular 500's
I never considered the Fiat before deciding on my Fit but I think they are pretty cool little cars.
 
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Old 11-23-2012, 03:45 PM
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I see more on the road now a days there was a rumor Fiat was not happy with sales and was thinking of pulling out of the market again. But I think they have improved since then. Actually when I was picking up my Fit there was one parked on the dealer lot and the nine year old with me knew what kind of car it was.
 

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