2014 Fiat 500 Cabrio Overview
2014 Fiat 500 Cabrio Exterior
Europe has come calling with the 2014 Fiat 500 Cabrio, which is a convertible version of the spunky subcompact. With a rounded, snub nose and quirky circular headlights, the 500 Cabrio wouldn’t be out of place on the streets of Rome, while a retractable soft-top makes it perfect for taking a trip down California’s Pacific Coast Highway.
2014 Fiat 500 Cabrio Performance
A perky 1.4-liter four-cylinder engine powers the 500 convertible, producing 101 horsepower and 98 lb-ft of torque, unless you decide to go with the GQ Edition, which is powered by a 1.4-liter turbo engine that churns out 135 horsepower. The standard transmission is a 5-speed manual with no other available options.
2014 Fiat 500 Cabrio Efficiency
EPA-estimated fuel economy for the 2014 Fiat 500 Cabrio is 31 city mpg and 40 highway.
2014 Fiat 500 Cabrio Interior
Just like the exterior, the Fiat’s obvious European-styling continues into the cabin with quality materials and a simple center stack design creating a unique look. The gauges revolve around what Fiat calls the Electronic Vehicle Information Center, which provides you with your speed, rpm, fuel level, and more in a single, round display. Space in the back seat isn’t exactly prevalent, which you would expect from a subcompact car, but the front seat offers a whole lot of legroom and comfort.
2014 Fiat 500 Cabrio Safety
Standard safety features for the 2014 Fiat 500 Cabrio include stability and traction control, a plethora of airbags, anti-lock brakes, and rear park assist. While the convertible model hasn’t undergone government crash testing, the regular Fiat 500 received four out of five stars.