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    Fiat 500 Abarth One of Fastest Cars for the Money

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    Six years after its introduction, the Fiat 500 Abarth is still winning awards. This time the Fiat 500 Abarth made U.S. News & World Report’s 2018 list of “Fastest Cars for the Money.” According to the website, the list comprises of exciting vehicles that blend an affordable price tag with plenty of power, nimble handling, and fun-to-drive attitudes...

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    proud owner here! Just don't look at the J.D. Powers 'reliability' list.

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    Quote Originally Posted by saypat View Post
    Just don't look at the J.D. Powers 'reliability' list.
    I did look and .....

    "Fiat is the most improved brand, with owners indicating 106 fewer PP100 than in 2017."
    http://www.jdpower.com/press-release...dability-study

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    Proud owner of a 2012 Abarth bought new on 5/13/12... just a tick under 43k miles. Never had a problem. Not even the tiniest issue or complaint. I put no stock in Consumer Reports or JD Power but do follow True Delta, where the 500 is rated pretty good on reliability. Most issues are guys whining about Blue and Me not synching up for them, lol.
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    Completely agree. This car has incredible amount of upside for the price and makes my 2-3 hour commute everyday worthwhile.

    Plus, it brings me back to my HS days modifying my Acura Intergra (fun factor) for a fraction half the cost of modifying another euro car.

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    +1 to what 2MS said.

    At the time of purchase my two requirements were "Price won't keep me up at night." and "Character won't put me to sleep at the wheel." Only one other car could have checked those boxes but alas I don't live in CA and can't* daily a Miata.

    *won't

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    Unless BMW made a significant improvement since I bought my 135i any list that puts them above Honda and the same as Toyota is bogus.

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    Quote Originally Posted by vertebra View Post
    Unless BMW made a significant improvement since I bought my 135i any list that puts them above Honda and the same as Toyota is bogus.
    All the BMW respondents had 2 year leases. Only explanation!

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    True!

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