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2015 Fiat 500 Abarth Video

By Joe Wiesenfelder on August 10, 2015


Fiat has made some improvements for 2015 to its rowdy 500 Abarth subcompact car. Let's take a look at what's new, what's good, what's bad and how the Fiat 500 Abarth fared against seven performance compacts and subcompacts in Cars.com's… Read More

2015 Fiat 500 Abarth Video

By Joe Wiesenfelder on August 10, 2015

Fiat has made some improvements for 2015 to its rowdy 500 Abarth subcompact car. Let's take a look at what's new, what's good, what's bad and how the Fiat 500 Abarth fared against seven performance compacts and subcompacts in Cars.com's… Read More

Hackers Take Control of Jeep Remotely: What Owners Should Do

By David Thomas on July 22, 2015

Editor's note: A list of specific vehicles impacted was added on July 22. This story was first updated on July 21 to reflect a statement from FCA. In a widely circulated story, Wired is reporting that two hackers have found a… Read More

2016 Fiat 500X Review

By David Thomas on July 8, 2015

With an upscale cabin, surefooted handling and a bunch of features packed into a smallish, stylish wrapper, the all-new 2016 Fiat 500X subcompact SUV proves downsizing doesn't have to mean settling. Find out more info in my review.… Read More

Porsche, Kia Dominate J.D. Power Initial Quality Study

By Kelsey Mays on June 17, 2015

Porsche drivers must be a happy bunch, and not just because of speed and style. In the first three months of ownership, the luxury brand's cars have been ranked as the least problematic across the industry for three years running,… Read More

Fiat 500L, Kia Soul Make Fun Family Car Short List

By By Carrie Kim on June 16, 2015

It seems like yesterday that my husband and I leased a 2012 Volkswagen Jetta to accommodate our new family, but recently the lease came up and I was ready for a new car. Now that our daughter is entering preschool,… Read More

Recall Alert: 2013-2015 Fiat 500e

By Matt Schmitz on June 9, 2015

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 4,000 model-year 2013-15 Fiat 500e hatchbacks The Problem: The affected vehicles were inadvertently equipped with software that may misread torque levels and mistakenly cause a shift into neutral. This condition may occur only when the cruise control… Read More

Honda's HR-V Makes a Case for Subcompact SUVs

By David Thomas on June 2, 2015

May sales were mostly good for automakers — very good in some cases and record setting for others. Americans are back to buying new cars and at a near-record pace. One new segment that car companies are betting on to… Read More

10 Strange Cars You Can Buy in Mexico

By Aaron Bragman on May 5, 2015

In honor of Cinco de Mayo, we take a look at our friends to the south to see what interesting and unusual cars are for sale in Mexico. Have a look at some of the stranger things you can buy… Read More

2016 Fiat 500X First Drive

By David Thomas on April 16, 2015

Advertisements for small crossovers soon will be flooding the airwaves, trying to get shoppers' attention. The subcompact crossover trend started with the Nissan Juke, but it's catching on with Buick's Encore, Chevrolet's Trax and Jeep's Renegade. The upcoming Honda HR-V… Read More

Recall Alert: 2013-2015 Fiat 500 EV

By Jennifer Geiger on April 13, 2015

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 5,600 model-year 2013-15 Fiat 500 electric vehicles manufactured March 27, 2012, to Nov. 1, 2014 The Problem: The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is reporting that if the vehicle goes into limp home mode, the car could… Read More