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2019 FIAT 500L vs. 2019 smart EQ fortwo Review

New 2019 FIAT 500L

2019 FIAT
500L

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New 2019 smart EQ fortwo

2019 smart
EQ fortwo

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MSRP*
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$22,160 to $24,570
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$23,900 to $26,740
Invoice* $21,705 to $23,958 $22,347 to $25,002
MPG - City 22 124
MPG - Hwy 30 N/A
Engine(s) Inline-4 80-hp, (electric)
Seating Capacity 5 2
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Convenience
With the FIAT 500L you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the smart EQ fortwo, due to its larger tank size and better fuel economy.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). When looking only at MSRP, the FIAT 500L will have less of an impact on your bank account than the smart EQ fortwo. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Destination Charge for the FIAT 500L is much higher than that for the smart EQ fortwo.

Dimensions
Since the FIAT 500L is much slimmer than the smart EQ fortwo, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the FIAT 500L, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the smart EQ fortwo.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the FIAT 500L does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the smart EQ fortwo.

Handling
The FIAT 500L has a significantly larger turning radius than the smart EQ fortwo, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the FIAT 500L has a much more powerful engine than the smart EQ fortwo. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.

Utility
People who frequently chauffeur around a lot of people will appreciate the FIAT 500L more than the smart EQ fortwo, due to its significantly greater seating capacity.

Warranty
The FIAT 500L comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the smart EQ fortwo.