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

Summary:

Practical yet loads of fun

Faults:

Rust, rust and rust.

Minor electrical faults.

Overheating.

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