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FIAT Trim Levels, Configurations, Pros vs Cons

About Fiat

  • 1899: Fiat is born in Turin, Italy - "Fabbrica Italiana Automobili Torino" in Italian.
  • 1900: Fiat's first car, the 31⁄2 HP, rolls off the line.
  • Early 1900s: Fiat expands its lineup and plants, becoming a symbol of Italian auto excellence.
  • 1930s: Hits like the Balilla and Topolino captivate Italy and beyond.
  • Post WWII: Fiat fuels Italy's recovery with affordable rides like the 500 and 600.B
  • 1960s-70s: Innovative designs like the 124 and 128 modernize Fiat's fleet.
  • 1980s: Fiat acquires Lancia, Alfa Romeo and Ferrari, expanding globally.
  • In the decades that followed, best-sellers like the Panda and Punto connected with European drivers.
  • Recently, Fiat focuses on eco-friendly electric and hybrid models.