2015 Fiat 500e is purely engineered for Californians

2015-02-16 11:50:32
2015 Fiat 500e is purely engineered for Californians
2015 Fiat 500e is purely engineered for Californians

The 2015 Fiat 500e is among the compliance specials and electrically designed autos meant to meet California 15.4% plug-in hybrid and hydrogen equipped with a 2025 mandate of new vehicles sold in the state. It is sold exceptionally in the Golden State, notable in the 500e is highly potent compared to the standard which is gas powered but is its platform mate with a limit of 87 to 100 mileages. Undoubtedly, it is designed for California denizens who are seeking electric autos. Its top-ranging ascription features include capaciousness, plushy interiors and fuel efficiency.

The standard Cinquecento’s mill generates 101 ponies and 98 pound-feet of twist while the electric motor wring out 111-horsepower and 149 lb-ft of torque for the frontal wheels via the one speed automated transmission. The Lithium ion battery outfitted beneath the floor assists in weight distribution to an impressive 57:43 front/rear for an EPA combined rating of 87 miles range on highways and city.

On the efficiency side, the 500e returns 122/108/116 city/highway/combined miles per gallon equivalent. With the battery wholly used to depletion, recharging requires up to four hours with a 240-volt charger and one day using the standard 120-Volt home-based outlet.

Exterior and Interior Specs

Outside, the Fiat is equipped with a version-precise frontal air dam, sideway skirts imported from the supercharged Abarth and a wide array of ingenious aerodynamics maximizing alterations that facilitate a perfect trim from.36 to .31. Beneath the changes, the Italian-styled, retro-endearing shape of the Fiat spills over.

The interior peculiarities include unique acoustic glass, noise-suppression pads and numerous measures to militate against noise levels, however, the diametrical opposition to the gas-powered 500s interiorly is the distinct 7-inch TFT display that showcases battery data and range information besides general information of the car.

In a nutshell, the cabin reflects the 500 standard’s, incorporating an elegant, juxtaposing-color instrumental panel, upright seating position, fully padded seat belts and trunk compartment.   

Standard and Optional Features

The Fiat 500e is provided standard with a keyless entry, heated frontal seats, power windows/locks, automated climate control, a TomTom-based navigation system with a 4.3” touch screen, a rearview parking assist, 276-watt AM, FM, and a 6-speaker CD SiriusXM audio system having USB/AUX ports, automated climate control, and 15” polished aluminum wheels.

There is also an e-Sport pack brings the high voltage stance including blacked out outer trim, Nero leather upholstery and exotically polished aluminum wheels featuring Electrico Arancione Perla accentuations to blend the heady exterior color schemes. 

Occupant Safety

All Fiat 500es are equipped with twin frontal, front sideway, front-knee level and complete-length side curtain air bags that complement traction/stability control systems, tire-pressure monitoring and brake-force distribution systems.


Overall, the Fiat 500e design reflects the needs of the Golden State but is a cheap alternative in other states and for shoppers in search for a simple all-electric. It brings rich standard equipment that grants numerous usability features for its occupants and gives smooth handling abilities.

FIAT models:

FIAT 500e
FIAT 500

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