7 Reasons to Buy a Fiat 500 for Surrey Driving

Written by Jodi Shaw.

The Fiat 500 is a stylish and unique big-car perfect for the city that's also easy to drive and cheap to run. I've partnered with the Go Dodge dealership in Surrey to give you 7 reasons why you should buy at Fiat 500 to drive in Surrey.

When it comes to spring break and travel, the one thing you see a lot of are city cars on the road in Surrey. They are a hot commodity nowadays. Buyers love running vehicles at low cost, especially with inflating gas prices, along with wanting vehicles that have a sexy and sleek look, SUV ample spacing and practicality. The Fiat 500 is a great example of what consumers want in this big-car market around Greater Vancouver.

The Fiat 500 might be small but I can tell you from experience, most drivers are comfortable and have ample room when driving it. I love my Fiat! No matter where you go, The Fiat 500 continues to impress anyone who sees it and has the reputation of being one of the best small cars available with its characteristics and Italian design with funky styling and retro markings. It's one of the top compact cars available today!

1. The Fiat 500 Offers So Many Choices & Features

Consumers will be thrilled to discover that The Fiat 500 offers so many different trim and model design choices and features. From the Fiat 500X Trekking to the 500X Lounge, along with spacious room, manual transmission, high ground clearance, and its MultiAir engine just to name a few options. You are destined to find something to suit both your pocketbook and your needs. Not to mention it comes in a wide variety of vibrant and attractive colours both inside and out with premiere trims available to your liking.

Side exterior view of the 2018 Fiat 500L Rosso parked outside of a garage

2. Advanced Safety Features That Are Number 1

The Fiat 500 is designed to keep its passengers as safe as possible. With its advanced safety features that include a responsive backup camera helping make use of tight spacing, parallel parking, and pedestrians or animals crossing behind the vehicle, along with a blind spot monitoring system, 7 airbags, including driver's knee bag. The Fiat 500 has a maximum five-star rating to give consumers peace of mind.

3. The Fiat 500 Offers Better Fuel Economy

With gas prices going up in greater Vancouver, The Fiat 500 makes sense as a city car that is economical in its value. With its standard 1.4 L MultiAir 16V 1-4 Turbo 6 Speed Automatic Transmission the Fiat 500 will keep the pennies in your pocket averaging 7.9L Hwy / 10.7L City and all without losing its gutsy performance while driving. A great vehicle to zip around South Surrey or take out on a road trip without constantly having to fill up.

The trunk opened displaying the trunk space in the Fiat 500X while parked by the beach

4. The Fiat 500 Offers Style and Envy.

No matter where you drive, The Fiat 500 is sure to get looks as one of the most stylish sub-compact sports cars on the market. It's retro styling and funky design makes The Fiat 500 one of the most recognizable looking vehicles on the market, with both its interior and exterior personalization offering color choices and material to truly make this a consumer's car worth buying.

5. Optional Panoramic 360-degree Viewing

Imagine driving with absolutely no blind spots. The Fiat 500 offers drivers one of the most unique experiences with its optional panoramic sunroof and multi-window layout providing picturesque views from every seat inside the car that is truly breathtaking. Sunroof includes manual/automatic sunshade to control light intensity with Glass A- and D- pillars supporting a unique floating roof. Available on the Sport, Trekking, Urbana Trekking and Lounge Models.

Interior view of the Fiat 500 displaying the seats, windows and moonroof

6. Configurable Cargo Room

One of the largest hatchbacks in its class, The Fiat 500 offers tons of cargo space that is versatile allowing you to bring what you need for any road adventure. With folding front passenger seats and 60/40 rear rolling seating, dual glove box, and multi-level adjustable cargo area, you will never run out of room for kids sporting equipment, travel gear or groceries on the go.

7. Fiat 500 Vehicles Have Strong Resale Value

The Fiat 500 may look like an expensive choice starting at $25,000 base model compared to some cheaper rivals. However, it offers a more stylish interior and unique exterior, bells and whistles and safety options than most vehicles. Not only do you get what you pay for, but remember, The Fiat 500 is famed for holding its value, so you will get more money back when it comes time to trade-in or sell your vehicle.

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In Summary

I love my Fiat 500. It's the best sub-compact car I've ever owned. The turbo engine has some zip allowing me to fly on the highway if necessary and enough safety standards to make me feel comfortable with my kids in the car. That along with the fact, I love the sleek and retro Italian inspired design, always turning heads wherever I go, the 360 panoramic view that is just awesome and the low fuel economy. Overall, if you are looking for a smaller SUV style compact vehicle then look to the Fiat 500!

Happy Driving!



Named one of Vancouver's top 30 most fabulous bloggers. In the past six years Jodi has appeared on CTV, CBC Radio, Abbotsford News and Times and various online publications. A top brand ambassador and marketing influencer, she loves sharing relevant stories and products that help make family life easier.

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To book a Test Drive in a new Fiat 500X in Surrey, Vancouver or Richmond, call us at 604-590-8401 or visit the Go Dodge Surrey new car showroom at 6280 120th Street, Surrey, British Columbia, V3X 1Y7.

At Go Dodge Surrey, we have one of the largest selections of Dodge, Chrysler, Jeep, Ram and Fiat vehicles in Greater Vancouver. Over 3,000 New and Used vehicles listed! We're also part of the Go Auto Group of 40 dealerships with 24/7 Customer Service and Price Guarantees. It means you can shop with confidence. We are here to help you - Contact us Go Dodge Surrey to get started on your car buying experience.

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