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FIAT 500

500 1.2 Pop 3dr

This FIAT 500, registration number MD08FLK, was registered on 31st July 2008. Finished in White, it has a 69 BHP Petrol engine with a Manual gearbox. Highlights Include Up To 12 Month Warranty, 55.4 Combined Mpg, Plastic Wheel, Electric Windows And ISofix Seating.

  • Mileage59,465
  • Fuel TypePetrol
  • Engine69
  • TransmissionManual
  • MPG55.40
  • CO2119
  • Road Tax£30pa
  • 3 Previous Owners3
  • Insurance Group5U
  • Service HistoryService

Pentagon Huddersfield
01484 829 850

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  • IsofixIsofix
  • Electric WindowsElectric Windows
  • AirbagsAirbags

Highlights Include Up To 12 Month Warranty, 55.4 Combined Mpg, Plastic Wheel, Electric Windows And ISofix Seating.

+ Driver Convenience
  • Dualdrive Power Assisted Steering
  • MP3 compatible radio/single CD player
+ Exterior Features
  • Body colour bumpers
  • Electric adjustable door mirrors
  • Electric front windows
  • Space saver spare wheel
+ Interior Features
  • 1 passenger grab handle
  • Front passenger underseat box
  • Glovebox with lid
  • Height adjustable drivers seat
  • Isofix child seat preparation
  • Seatback pockets
+ Safety
  • Anti-lock Brake System and Electronic Brakeforce Distribution
  • Driver and passenger airbags
  • Drivers knee airbag
  • Side airbags
  • Window airbags
+ Security
  • Remote central locking
Finance
Pentagon Approved

12 Month Warranty
A minimum 12 month warranty is included with all our used cars. Nearly new cars will normally include more than 12 months warranty or you can choose to extend the warranty for up to 36 months.

Full Safety Checks
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Full Service
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  • HPI Write Off Check
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  • HPI Outstanding Finance Check
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  • Vehicle Software Upgrades
    Any software updates the vehicle needs will be carried out before delivery (conditions apply).
  • Manufacturer Recall Check
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  • Additional Pre Delivery Inspection and Valet
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  • 'DriveAway' Free Insurance
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Full details and terms and conditions for this programme can be obtained from your dealer.

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Full Safety Checks
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Full Service
All used cars that require a Service within 4 months of the delivery date will be serviced before handover*.

Two Keys
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Pentagon Assurance
Choose our Assurance Upgrade and benefit from:

  • HPI Mileage Check - A HPI check to help uncover any mileage discrepancies
  • HPI Write Off Check - A HPI check to ensure the vehicle has not been registered as stolen or 'written off'.
  • HPI Outstanding Finance Check - A HPI check ensures the vehicle has no outstanding finance or adverse history.
  • Vehicle Software Upgrades - Any software updates the vehicle needs will be carried out before delivery (conditions apply).
  • Manufacturer Recall Check - Any manufacturer safety or enhancement rectification work the vehicle requires will be carried out before delivery (conditions apply).
  • Additional Pre Delivery Inspection and Valet - The vehicle will receive an additional inspection and valet before delivery.
  • 'DriveAway' Free Insurance - Vehicles are available with 5 - 7 days FREE fully comprehensive insurance (subject to status).
+ Introduction
FIAT 500 - Introduction

Manufacturing a product that amounts to more than the sum of its parts isn't easy but if you can pull it off, it's like being handed a golden egg laying goose that can forge licences to print money with its beak. The trick is to harness the strange, unpredictable forces of fashion to render the item in question cool, desirable and trendy, at which point you can pretty much charge what you like for it. Fiat had looked on while BMW delivered a master-class in this process with its new MINI. Figuring that it would like a piece of the action, the Italian firm set about remaking the Cinquecento for the twenty first century.

+ Models
FIAT 500 - Models

Models Covered: three-door hatch 1.2, 1.4, 1.4T petrol, 1.3 diesel (Pop, Lounge, Sport, Start&Stop, Abarth)
+ History
FIAT 500 - History

The second generation Fiat Panda was widely regarded as a first rate citycar but it wasn't particularly cool and was barely registering on the style radars of youthful trendsetters in the UK's urban centres. Then Fiat took the Panda platform and used it as the basis for a modern version of the classic 500 or Cinquecento of the late 50s. With its retro design, lively colours and cute shape, it had obvious similarities to the hugely successful BMW MINI and quickly had motorists taking notice.

The original 500 debuted in 1957 but Fiat was still producing versions of it in 1975. Today, these original models look almost comically small but they were hugely successful as practical and affordable transport, ultimately becoming something of a design and evolving into numerous different versions. The modern 500 closely adheres to the original car's design themes but on a considerably larger scale. It arrived at the start of 2008 with a choice of petrol and diesel engines but equally important was the wide range of trim levels and accessories that customers could use to personalise their vehicles. This was a trick employed with great success by the MINI and it made for a large degree in variation between 500 models seen on the road.

In the early stages of 2009, the high performance Abarth model was introduced powered by a 1.4-litre turbocharged engine with 135bhp. Around the same time, Fiat also introduced a Start&Stop model based on the 1.2-litre petrol car which cuts its engine when stationary to save fuel. The 500C convertible arrived a little later in 2009.

+ What You Get
FIAT 500 - What You Get

The car is packed with delicious design details. There's a very well-judged blend of retro chic and ruthlessly modern contemporary design inside, with circular head restraints and iconic 500 badging on the Panda-sourced dashboard. The exterior treatment is cool and clean with only the front grille and door handles differing significantly from the Trepiuno show car. Hats off to Fiat in this regard. So often we see cars that look fantastic as prototypes on a show stand only to arrive in production form virtually unrecognisable.

The 500 is significant in more than the obvious ways. Built at the Tychy plant in Poland alongside the Panda, the chassis also formed the basis for the Ford Ka. At 1.65m wide, 1.49m high and 3.55m long, the 500 doesn't take up a great deal of space. For reference, a MINI is 1.91m wide, 1.40m high and 3.68m long: in other words much wider, a little lower and a fair bit longer. Even Renault's second generation Twingo, at 3.60m, won't fit into some parking spaces the 500 will be able to squeeze into. The flipside of this is rear seat space that's rather limited but the boot is more useful than that of a MINI with 185 litres to play with.

Like the Panda, the 500 uses simple MacPherson strut suspension up front and a basic torsion beam at the back. A few centimetres were added to the width of the car's track, giving it a foursquare appearance and Fiat claims that body rigidity is around 10 per cent better than the Panda. Entry-level Pop models feel quite basic and lack air-conditioning so it's far better to seek out a Lounge derivative. The huge range of styling options means that used buyers will be confronted with a wide variety of different specifications and many of the cars will feature exterior graphics.

+ What You Pay
FIAT 500 - What You Pay

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+ What To Look For
FIAT 500 - What to Look For

Although some of the internal plastics feel a little insubstantial, the 500 has thus far proved relatively reliable. The engines are largely tried and tested Fiat units that, with the exception of the Abarth's 1.4T, aren't in a particularly high state of tune. Check for parking knocks and scrapes as most 500s will have been used in urban areas.

+ Replacement Parts
FIAT 500 - Replacement Parts

(approx based on a 500 1.2 inc VAT) An alternator is around £85, front brake pads are around £35 for a set, a rear exhaust section should be about £65 and a headlamp is around £70. Expect to pay around £7 for an air filter and about £15 for a fuel filter, about £6 for an oil filter and about £4 for spark plugs.

+ On The Road
FIAT 500 - On the Road

Fiat has latterly built a reputation for having a wide range of excellent powerplants, especially at the smaller end of the product portfolio. Indeed, the 75bhp 1.3-litre 16v Multijet diesel engine fitted to the 500 is so good that it rather overshadows the otherwise excellent pair of mainstream petrol powerplants. These comprise an entry-level 69bhp 1.2 8v and a punchy 100bhp 1.4-litre 16v. Five or six speed manual transmissions were offered along with the Dualogic automatic and the 500 has been designed to replicate the original car's nimble feel and ability to put a smile on its driver's face.

The car is definitely better suited to its native urban environment that the open road. The compact size and light steering make traffic jams, turning and parking a breeze helped by the relatively upright driving position. The suspension is soft and does a decent job of ironing out speed humps and drain covers but it can be fidgety at times. At higher speeds, the body-roll is more evident and the 500 doesn't feel planted and sporty in the way that the MINI does. The 155bhp 1.4-litre turbocharged Abarth model is much better in this regard, fully tooled up with beefier steering, retuned suspension and a few aerodynamic tweaks.

Running costs should be reassuringly minimal. The Multijet diesel version will average over 65mpg, with the 1.2-litre petrol unit not far behind on around 50mpg.

Prices referred to in the review are MRRP

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The information on this vehicle has been obtained in good faith from CAP data, and is based on the Manufacturer's standard specification. Any extras, such as upgraded wheels, may change this data. Whilst every effort has been taken to ensure the accuracy of the above information, the vehicle specification and the vehicle picture shown, some inaccuracies may occur. Data for older models may vary slightly so you should always check details with the dealer prior to purchase. Mileage readings are approximate only. Please check with your dealer about any items which may affect your decision to buy this vehicle. Fuel costs per mile calculated using average petrol and diesel prices. This vehicle may have been sold in the last 24 hours - please contact us to confirm the vehicle is still available.

All prices exclude 6 or 12 months Road Fund Licence at the current rate (where applicable). An Assurance Upgrade Fee of £149 (optional) includes XS Paid Accident Repair Insurance (£100 towards your excess, accident recovery and a courtesy vehicle if you need one), a HPI Mileage Check, a HPI Write Off Check, a HPI Outstanding Finance Check, Manufacturer Recall Check, any Vehicle Software Upgrades required, an additional Pre Delivery Inspection, 5-7 days 'Driveaway' Free Insurance and a final re-valet. We will also carry out a Service (if one is required), include a minimum of 12 months warranty and two keys with every used car (excluding Pentagon Runaround vehicles). Please ask for further details.

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