2013 Fiat 500 Abarth Cabrio

Compact Performance Convertible. A small, thrilling and agile convertible.

  • Likes
  • Cute factor
  • Dislikes
  • Pedals are too close to one another
  • rough ride
  • exhaust sound is too much

This turbocharged version of Fiat’s iconic Cinquecento adds an aggressive edge to the 3-door hatchback. Fitted with a stiffer suspension and responsive vented front disc brakes, the Fiat 500 Abarth Cabrio is quick and athletic while still earning 34 mpg highway. Stylish touches like flashy red brake calipers and the signature Abarth scorpion let everyone know that this isn’t your everyday Fiat 500. And to be sure you are not missed by anyone, the sharp exhaust sound is one way to get noticed and the other would be by blasting the beats by dr.dre audio system.  The 500’s soft top can be retracted at speeds of up to 60 mph, meaning you can let in a little sunshine without ever slowing down.

Warranty/Service: 4-year/ 50,000-mile basic warranty

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Specs

Base Price: $26,000

As Tested: $26,000

  • 28 / 34 mpg
  • EPA
  • 6.8 sec
  • 0-60
  • 160 hp @ 5,500 rpm
  • Horsepower
  • 130 mph
  • Top Speed
  • Engine: 1.4-liter turbocharged inline 4-cylinder engine
  • Horsepower: 160 hp @ 5,500 rpm
  • Torque: 170 lb-ft @ 2,500-4,000 rpm
  • Transmission: 5-speed manual
  • Curb Weight: 2,508 lbs
  • Wheelbase: 90.6 in
  • Length: 144.4 in
  • Width: 64.1 in
  • Height: 61.7 in
  • Turning circle: 18.3 ft
  • Brakes: 4-wheel disc brakes with ABS
  • Suspension: strut front with coil springs
  • Traction: three-mode electronic stability control; traction control
  • 0-60 mph: 6.8 sec
  • 60-0 mph: 117 ft.
  • Top Speed: 130 mph
  • EPA City: 28 mpg
  • EPA Highway: 34 mpg
  • Combined MPG: 31 mpg
  • Seating Capacity: 4
  • Safety: advanced multistage front airbags, supplemental front seat-mounted side airbags, driver inflatable knee-bolster airbag

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