The third generation Fiat 500 was announced earlier this year and for the first time, it will be a fully electric car and as of June, Fiat announced the pricing was from £29,000 for the convertible and from £26,995 for the hatchback. Both cars will have 199 miles of range. That price is common for a premium electric hatchback at the moment, both the Honda e and the Mini Electric are around £30,000 in the UK.
Today, Fiat has announced that the new Fiat 500e will start from £19,995 for the base model, that price is taking the £3500 plug-in car grant into consideration. Fiat 500e Action will have a 94bhp motor, will do 0-60mph in 9.5 seconds and on to a top speed of 84mph. Range is rated at 115 miles from the 23.8kWh battery.
The full Fiat 500e line-up is as follows:
Fiat 500e Action
70kW motor with 84bhp, 23.8kWh battery, 0-60mph in 9.5 seconds, top speed of 84mph and a range of 115 miles WLTP. 50kW fast charging supported. No touchscreen is offered, instead a smartphone holder – similar to the VW up!
500e Action is a hatchback only and is £19,995.
Fiat 500e Passion
87kW motor with 118bhp, 42kWh battery, 0-60mph in 9.0 seconds, top speed of 93mph and a range of 199 miles WLTP. 85kW fast charging supported. Apple CarPlay and Android Auto is offered via a 7-inch touchscreen.
500e Passion is both offered in convertible and hatchback and is £23,495.
Fiat 500e Icon
87kW motor with 118bhp, 42kWh battery, 0-60mph in 9.0 seconds, top speed of 93mph and a range of 199 miles WLTP. 85kW fast charging supported. Apple CarPlay and Android Auto is offered via a 10.25-inch touchscreen. The icon adds more style additions such as body coloured dash and wood effect.
500e Passion is both offered in convertible and hatchback and is £24,995.
Fiat 500e La Prima
La Prima is the range topper and adds even more extras and has the same 199 mile range as the other tiers. La Prima is £26,995.
New Fiat 500e 3+1
The new 500e 3+1 has the same physical dimensions the other cars, but will offer hinged doors at the rear, allowing easier rear access. 500e 3+1 will only come for left hand drive markets initially.
Order books will be opening this December with customer deliveries starting in March 2021.