No car is perfect, but we've gathered everything relating to the Fiat reliability here to help you decide if it's a smart buy.
Should I buy a Freemont?
I'd like your thoughts on buying a Fiat Freemont. We are after a seven-seater for about $30,000 and were thinking of a Freemont with 2.4-litre petrol engine and automatic transmission. Read more
Used Fiat 500 review: 2008-2014
Ewan Kennedy road tests and reviews the used 2008-2014 Fiat 500 review with specs, fuel consumption and verdict. Read more
Do I need to get a dealer service?
I have a 3.0-litre Fiat motorhome and my question is whether I must have it serviced at a Fiat dealer. I got the first service done at a Fiat dealer in Newcastle and it cost me $550 as they changed ...Read more
Best fuel efficient small car?
I want to buy a new car with an automatic transmission and want the one with the best fuel consumption and the lowest maintenance. My options are the Suzuki Celerio, the Mitsubishi Mirage LS, and the ...Read more
Used Fiat Punto review: 2006-2014
Italian carmaker Fiat is very big in Europe but had been quiet in the Australian passenger car scene for years before re-entering our market in July 2006 with the Punto, a small-medium hatchback. ...Read more
Best platform for a motorhome?
Here is one that you do not normally cover or look at but I hope you can express your usual solid opinion. If you were considering the purchase of a 25-foot motorhome and were offered it on a choice ...Read more
Fiat 500 to downsize
I'm a 23-year-old female who has been happily driving a Holden Vectra for five years but I want to downsize. I've been really interested in the Fiat 500 but my dad is worried they may not be that ...Read more
Fiat Freemont limp mode
Last Friday my Fiat Freemont, which is less than one year old and has travelled less than 5000 km, suddenly stopped in the middle of a roundabout and all lights warning lights started flashing. I was ...Read more
Fiat Ducato motorhome noise and smoke
Travelling along at about 95 km/h in our Fiat Ducato 160 motorhome the motor gives out a puffing sort of noise then a lot of black smoke out of the exhaust. The motor runs very rough with more like a ...Read more
Used Fiat 500 review: 2008-2012
Need a small car but don’t want one that’s so sensible it’s ultra boring? Then iconic Italian automaker Fiat has just the thing for you. The Fiat 500 is as far from being mundane as you can possibly ...Read more
Used fuel efficient cars review: 2009
Doing 100km of general running about for less than five bucks in fuel makes motoring pretty affordable. As manufacturers bring out more models with increasingly-amazing frugality, motorists are ...Read more
Guide to the best worst sellers
YOU'VE almost got to wonder, who buys all those cars? To say nothing of the SUVs and commercial jiggers. Private owners and fleets bought almost 81,500 new vehicles last month. Of course, the usual ...Read more
Fiat brakes under warranty
A few years ago I had a Fiat that went through brakes and tyres rather quickly. When I had to replace the front pads the dealer told me that they were not covered by warranty, but when I read the ...Read more
I RECENTLY drove a Toyota Prius and was completely underwhelmed. This car is desperately expensive considering what you get. The Prius claims to get 4.4 litres for 100km, which is great, except a ...Read more
MY SON-IN-LAW is selling a Fiat Regatta. It is in nice condition. The interior is great and it has mag wheels. What do you think it's worth? Read more
A wheelchair conversion
I AM thinking of buying either a Mercedes Vito or VW Transporter for conversion to a wheelchair-accessible vehicle. I may have to go for something as large as a Mercedes Sprinter or the Ford ...Read more