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Fiat 500 2012

2012-2013 Fiat 500: Recall Alert

By Patrick Masterson on November 27, 2019

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 51,800 model-year 2012-13 Fiat 500 hatchbacks equipped with six-speed automatic transmissions The Problem: The shifter cable bushing may fail, allowing the cable to... Read More
Recall Alert: 2012-2016 Fiat 500

January 18, 2017

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 39,000 model-year 2012-16 Fiat 500 hatchbacks with manual transmissions; vehicles equipped with turbocharged engines are not affected. The Problem: An ... Read More
Our view: 2012 FIAT 500

By Kelsey Mays on May 15, 2012

A year after Fiat returned stateside with the 500 hatchback, it brought us the Abarth performance version, named for Austrian racer and aftermarket tuner Karl Abarth. The Abarth (pronounced AH-bart... Read More's view

May 20, 2011

It is a commuter designed for playing hooky, a sparkling bean of a car seemingly more toy than passenger conveyance, yet one serious in all respects of an automobile. If it can get through 2012, it... Read More
Our view: 2012 FIAT 500

By Kelsey Mays on February 24, 2011

Absent from America since 1983, Italian carmaker Fiat returns stateside with the 500 hatchback. Fiat owns a controlling stake in Chrysler, and that company will sell the car — initially — at 130 de... Read More
The Detroit Newspapers's view

February 3, 2011

The Fiat 500 is not just any other car. It’s like a piece of fine artwork that needs some understanding before you can truly appreciate it. But the first offering from the Italian carmaker in... Read More