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2017 Fiat Spider

The 2017 Fiat Spider is a modern remake of the 124 Spider from the 1960s. This convertible has a sporty look with classy exterior touches. It is a doppelganger of the Mazda MX-5 Miata and offers a similar driving experience. The car leans towards the upscale side and is extremely easy to handle. This two-seat sports car offers a posh interior and fits the luxury segment of the market.

If you love to drive in open road able to see the sky, the 2017 Fiatspider in Edmonton is made for you. It has a panache appeal, but its performance is what makes it standout. The car is priced competitively, giving many people a chance to get their hands on this beauty.

What makes the 2017 Fiat Spider different is its convertible top which is manually operated. The top of the car can be removed without any hassle and raised as quickly as well. Due to its swift and smooth convertible top, it is a great sports car to buy. Another highlighted feature in the new Spider is its acoustic windshield, proper sound insulation, and a thicker rear glass. All of these features help promote sound deadening, a feature missing in the Mazda MX-5 Miata

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The Engine

The biggest difference between the 2017 Fiat Spider and Mazda MX-5 Miata is its engine. The 2017 Fiat Spider in Edmonton is equipped with a 1.4 liter turbocharged MultiAir 4-cylinder engine. This is the same engine that powers the Fiat 500 Abarth, but with a rear-wheel-drive application. The engine of this sports convertible makes 160 horsepower at 184 pound-feet of torque.,/p>

All trims in the line-up have a 6 speed manual transmission. However, a 6 speed automatic is optional. If you are using manual transmission, you will see a major different in the acceleration and clutch performance. The 2017 Fiat Spider in Edmonton works more smoothly on a 6 speed manual transmission.

Although the size of the engine is smaller than the one in Mazda, it doesn’t perform as efficiently. But its performance is quite decent. The EPA fuel economy rating for the Spider is 25 mpg city, 36 highway, and 29 mpg combined if you are using a 6 speed automatic transmission. However, if you choose a 6 speed manual transmission, the fuel economy will increase a little and will reach 26 mpg city, 35 mpg highway, and 30 mpg overall.

When you ride the Spider, you do not need to put extra efforts because of its light steering. And when on turns, the Spider’s suspension compresses, allowing the car to rotate smoothly. The car is easy to handle and can shift its weight from side to side without the hassle. It feels extremely light to drive and takes turns steadily.

    1.4–litre inline-4

  • Horsepower: 160 clocking at 5,500 rpm
  • Torque:184 lb-ft at 3,200 rpm
  • Fuel Economy: 26/35 mpg city/highway (manual), 25/36 mpg city/highway (automatic)

The Exterior

The 2017 Fiat Spider is a gorgeous sports car that has been sculpted to resemble the old school 124 Spider. The taillights of this convertible are square and the headlights are rounded. This new version is a bit longer than its competitive counterpart, the Mazda Miata. However, the wheelbase of the two is the same.

When you first look at the 2017 Fiat Spider in Edmonton, you will find it quite sporty. It has a charming Italian body with a sporty edge that everyone loves. The nose of this sports car consists of headlamps with a honeycomb patterned grille. The bulges in its body give it a vintage vibe, which brings it closer to the 124 Spider from the 1960s.

The Interior

It is not just the exterior appeal of the 2017 Fiat Spider that catches the eye, but if you enter the cabin, you will be inspired. It is a posh sports car with the right kind of luxury in its interior space. The black leather seats are incredible and much more relaxing than you has imagined. There are personalisation options for those looking for supreme luxury like choosing the Lusso trim, a premium leather trimming material.

However, if you select a basic model from the line-up, you will get cloth seats which are not as posh as the leather seats in high-end versions, but decent enough to enjoy a relaxing ride. The Spider is not very spacious, but has the perfect amount of room that you’d expect to stretch and remain seated comfortably.

When it comes to its headroom, unlike many convertibles, it is quite spacious and great for taller passengers as well. The legroom is not as generous as the headroom, but manageable.

The Equipment

There are plenty of features and hi-tech equipment in the 2017 Fiat Spider in Edmonton. From its plush interior to its extra-ordinary exterior, everything about the Spider is grand. Some of the most notable features in this sporty convertible include a 4 speaker audio system with Bluetooth connectivity, push-button engine start, air conditioning, four airbags, and 16 inch wheels.

However, if you have chosen the Lusso trim, you will have a range of upgraded equipment including heated leather seats, automatic climate control, 17 inch wheels, keyless entry, and leather dashboard. You can also add more unique features in the more expensive trims like high performance Brembo brakes, a 9 speaker Bose audio system, blind spot warning, adaptive headlights, navigation, sub woofer, parking sensors, The Classica trim also includes a 17 inch infotainment system, keyless entry, and rear-view camera.

The Verdict

The The 2017 Fiat Spider is a beautiful sports convertible that offers smooth handling. It is a car that will turn heads when you are on the road and will also keep you feeling relaxed. If you want to drive the 2017 Fiat Spider in Edmonton, visit Derrick Dodge.

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