8.0

pretty bad
Typical Repair Cost:
No data
Average Mileage:
64,000 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most common solutions:

  1. replace wiring / harness (1 reports)
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problem #1

Feb 012020

500 Sport

  • Manual transmission
  • 64,000 miles

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trunk won't open

Poor design! The trunk stopped opening, had to crawl into the back and manually open it (it's a FIAT there is no room for a grown adult to go crawling back there with a screwdriver in the middle of a COSTCO run), then 2 weeks later the rear windshield wiper stops working (in the middle of a storm), finally look up what it could be and apparently there are a ton of people out there with the same problem. The wires are all ripped up in the wiring harness that leads to the hatch. Come on FIAT how could you design it this way? You open and close your trunk a ton in this car, its tiny and the trunk space is utilized often. To make matters worse the wires were close to touching each other and could have started a fire if left unchecked, recall is needed on this before someone gets hurt.

- Esmeralda A., Oxon Hill, MD, US