Fiat Automobile S.p.A. is a subsidiary the Netherlands based Stellantis N.V., which was formed by the merger of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (Italian/ American) and Groupe PSA (French). You may not be familiar with these names, but the automotive brands in the portfolio would be well known to most consumers. These include: Maserati, Opel, Peugeot, Jeep, Vauxhall, Alfa Romeo etc.
Fiat continues to remain the largest automotive manufacturer in Italy, but also has manufacturing locations globally, with Brazil as the largest international production site. Fiat Automobiles has been recognised in Europe for the lower emission footprint of its vehicles and has been ranked as the lowest level of CO2 emissions by vehicles sold in Europe. The all-electric NEW 500 is leading the transition for the Italian manufacturer to zero-emission electric driving.
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The Fiat 500 electric car has its roots in the classic 1957 Fiat 500, a car that has been hugely successful and iconic (sold more than 2 million cars globally). The Fiat New 500 EV is bigger than the internal combustion engine (ICE) car: 6 cm in width and length, 22mm longer wheelbase.
The All-Electric Fiat New 500 Hatchback
At A Glance
Battery-Electric Vehicle (BEV)
Plug-In Car Grant (PiCG):
Available in two engine options. 70 KW 93HP and 87 KW 118 HP
On Sale In UK:
£ Variants (4 Options)
500 Action (from: £19,995)
500 Passion (from: £23,495)
500 Icon (from: £24,995)
500 La Prima (from: £26,995)
Note: The 70 KW engine is available only in the Action trim, while the 87 KW engine option is available in the Passion, Icon and La Prima trims.