Fiat 850 Review from Singapore

1971 Fiat 850 Sport Spider 903cc

Year of manufacture1971
First year of ownership1995
Most recent year of ownership2000
Engine and transmission 903cc Manual
Performance marks 6 / 10
Reliability marks 7 / 10
Comfort marks 3 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 5 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
5.3 / 10
Distance when acquired3000 miles
Most recent distance25000 miles


Practical yet loads of fun


Rust, rust and rust.

Minor electrical faults.


Blown head gasket.

Leaks from the convertible top.

Brakes seized or leaking.

General Comments:

Great, fun little car. Reliable enough for daily use, if maintained well. Practical little Italian classic.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 30th August, 2000

Average review marks: 5.3 / 10, based on 1 review