2017 Fiat 500 vs 2018 Ford Fiesta

2017 Fiat 500 vs 2018 Ford Fiesta

When you are in the market for a new vehicle, you might feel overwhelmed by all of the information available to you. That is why doing comparisons can be so helpful, because it allows you to put two similar models up side by side to examine their differences and determine which one will offer you more of the features you are looking for. This comparison looks at the base models of the 2017 Fiat 500 vs 2018 Ford Fiesta.

While the Fiesta has a slightly lower starting price point and slightly more power, the Fiat 500 offers more convenience features and fuel efficiency, making it the better option overall. While the Fiesta has more passenger space, with seating for five instead (seating for four is offered in the Fiat 500), the 500 has more cargo space to store all of your gear, offering a maximum cargo volume of 30.1 cubic feet, as opposed to only 12.8 cubic feet offered in the Fiesta. Let’s take a closer look at the key differences between these models.

2017 Fiat 500


2018 Ford Fiesta

$14,995 Starting MSRP $13,660
1.4-liter I4 Engine 1.6-liter I4
101 Horsepower Horsepower 120 Horsepower
34 MPG Combined MPG 30 MPG

Test Drive a 2017 Fiat 500 at Palmen Fiat

The 2017 Fiat 500 is spunky and stylish. It features classic Italian styling and many interior amenities to keep passenger comfortable on the road. The Fiat 500 has standard features like cruise control, heated side mirrors, a rear lip spoiler, and brake assist technology. None of these features are available on the Ford Fiesta.

Additionally, the Fiat 500 has available features on its base trim like a navigation system, front fog lights, mud flaps, and a sunroof. None of these features are offered on the Ford Fiesta either.

The 2017 Fiat 500 is available now at Palmen Fiat. Browse our inventory and set up a test drive online today!