Fiat vs Smart Car
Ray Skillman FIAT South
Efficiency Never Looked So Cool
When it comes to finding the right commuter car, both the Smart Car and the Fiat 500 are great for getting around town and getting into the tightest parking spaces. When it comes to considerations such as acceleration, driving range, and interior space, there are important differences. Test-drive a Fiat at Ray Skillman Fiat South today and see why the 500 is the better option for your commute—and beyond.
That Retro Charm
Both the Smart Car and the Fiat 500 have distinctive exteriors and easy-to-read instrument panels inside, but let’s face it: the Fiat has head-turning pizzazz. Its retro-icon design makes it look at home zipping around bustling city streets or parked along the shoreline. The interior combines modern technology and retro styling. If you’re looking for a car that’s eye-catching in all the right ways, the Fiat is the winner here.
Say “Ciao!” to Range Anxiety
The Smart Fortwo is now only available as a plug-in electric vehicle and has a combined rating of 108 MPGE. However, with a range of just 58 miles, longer commutes, running errands, and weekend trips require some planning, to be sure you’ll be able to keep your battery topped off.
Rated at 28 MPG city/ 33 MPG highway, the Fiat 500 can go up to 346 miles between fill-ups. Take the worry out of your daily commute and have plenty left in the tank to follow your passion on the weekends.
Get Up to Speed
When you’re trying to merge into highway traffic on your commute, you want your car to perform like it’s already had its first espresso of the day. Smart offers 80 horsepower with 118 foot-pounds of torque that will take you from 0-60 MPH in 11.5 seconds. But the Fiat 500 makes that freeway merge a little less nail-biting: 150 foot-pounds of torque and 135 horsepower in the 1.4L engine gets you up to freeway speed in about eight seconds.
Maybe you’re not buying a micro-compact car to run a carpool, but with the Fiat 500, you can take the squad out for a night on the town. As the name implies, the Smart Fortwo seats two passengers and 9.2 cubic feet of cargo space, which may make weekly grocery trips a bit of a squeeze. The Fiat 500 has 9.5 cubic feet of cargo room in the trunk: when you need more room, fold the 50/50 rear seats and you more than triple the cargo space at 30.1 cubic feet.
The Better Option
Both the Smart Car and the Fiat 500 are good energy-conscious cars with similar features: however, for the money, you have more flexibility with a Fiat. With several sizes and trims in our showroom, we’re sure to have the right fit for your life, your style, and your budget. Find your new Fiat today at Ray Skillman Fiat South.
Ray Skillman FIAT South has the perfect new FIAT for you. Find it here, along with our best service and value. Get ready to enjoy this ride to the fullest.
A fun, ultra-savvy lineup of vehicles like FIAT is always in high demand. That’s why we also carry an exciting selection of pre-owned models from which to choose.
Incentives and Rebates
Why not enjoy your new FIAT along with the Ray Skillman FIAT South discount? You can have your cake and eat it, too. See what’s available for you and your new FIAT.
Experience the Skillman Difference
Buying a vehicle is a special experience. We understand that this isn’t something our customers do every day, which is why we treat every interaction with the respect that it deserves. Ray Skillman has served our community market for decades because we believe that the community and its people supersede any expectations set by a corporation. This is your community. This is our community. When you are shopping for a new or used car like the FIAT 500, you expect the experience to match the promise, which is why we are open and transparent every step of the way. Below, you will find more information about the new 500. We hope that you’ll contact us and allow us the opportunity to show you why buying from the pros at Ray Skillman FIAT South, is simply the best decision you can make.
Ray Skillman FIAT 500
There’s more to a vehicle demonstration than picking out colors and taking a test drive. At Ray Skillman FIAT South, we want you to know everything that’s important to YOU in your next new vehicle. The new FIAT 500 is uniquely positioned in the market to satisfy the needs of practical fun lovers everywhere – the 500 has the proper mixture of peppy performance and sublime comfort that’s appealing to our community. Our team is here to make sure you’re aware of every feature, tip, and maintenance best practice because we take pride in delivering the ultimate shopping experience for our customers. Watch this video to get your engine revving for your new 500, and then let Ray Skillman take care of the rest.
Attention to detail is important. You won’t miss a thing when you shop at Ray Skillman FIAT South.
We know you have many options when it comes to car dealers in the area. Our hope is that you will give us the first opportunity to earn your business because of the tremendous experience, great pricing, exciting FIAT selection, and our commitment to making your buying experience the most positive one you’ve ever had when shopping for a vehicle. We stand behind the ideal of delivering the type of respectful engagement that the people of Indianapolis deserve. If you give us the first opportunity, you’ll see why our customers come back time and time again.
WHY RAY SKILLMAN FIAT SOUTH?
Some dealerships take pride in their sales numbers. Others point to their P&L statements to determine their success. At Ray Skillman FIAT South, the most important indicator of whether or not we’re successfully achieving our goals is when YOU are overwhelmed by our outstanding customer experience. It goes beyond satisfaction. We want you to be ecstatic with the way you were treated and impressed with how easy it was to get the best FIAT deal in Indiana. Your opinion is the one that matters to us at Ray Skillman FIAT South. It’s what drives our success.
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Your FIAT Shopping Experience
We hope we’ve answered most of your questions about why you should consider Ray Skillman FIAT South as your first choice when shopping for a new or pre-owned FIAT model. If you are ready to learn more, please contact us through your preferred method of communication and ask us anything you’d like to know. If you’re ready to schedule your test drive, please use the form below. At Ray Skillman FIAT South, you control your shopping experience. We’re here to help facilitate and to be your own personal FIAT experts.