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Also consider Seat Leon. Good value but falls behind the class leaders The General Motors-Fiat Small platform that underpins the 21st century variant is unrelated but not dissimilar in many ways; Fiat has been using it to underpin a range of models since All of which will be considered incidental for most buyers of the new Tipo. Inits gay definicion was cutting-edge compared with the leaden Vauxhall Astra and Ford Escort it was up against.
And as well as finding early favour with buyers, the Tipo won the European Car of the Year award a year later. New Fiat Tipo offers impressive space and practicality for a reasonable price.
We try the 1. New Fiat Tipo offers a Focus-sized car for little more than Fiesta money. To the front you are instantly drawn to the large mouth, the black grille with Bi-Xenon daytime running lights situated either side. The engine lid is mounted slightly back and features bodywork lines.
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Prominent lines beef up the appearance, and the Tipo S-Design sitting on inch diamond cut alloys. The main stand out point for our test car was the colour, the metallic Steel Grey.
They do, however, like to funk up the interiors. For example, the Fiat has an air of retro-ness to the cabin, bringing a classical feel to a modern car. With the Tipo, much like the exterior, this has all changed. Unfortunately there is a common colour throughout — black — a rather stark contrast to some of the cutesy cream interiors. Materials used in the Tipo are a mixed gay looking for lesbian. Further down that same leather look texture features on the harder plastics, which is everywhere.
Putting the materials aside, the overall build quality is good. The Fiat Tipo would easily withstand the endless torture that a family hatchback is subjected to. At the top of the dashboard is a rather large lump which covers the instrument cluster and a space for the 7-inch touchscreen.
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So it is probably the flatness of the chair is a matter of taste. The drive Our test Tipo was equipped with the 1. And here comes that character back around the corner to look: the block is doing well without imposing. A top speed of and from 0 to kilometers per hour in 9,6 seconds, excellent performance. While right at the back the boot also measures in at litres, which can only be beaten by the current Honda Civic for space.
While the price has crept up by roughly a grand for the Tipo S-Design, the new interior bits and aggressive external styling are worth the money. It is however a significant downfall to only offer the 1. But if comfort and affordability are your thing, the Tipo is a superb hatch on a budget. Freelance writer and car journalist I've turned my passion for cars into my livelihood.