In terms of Italian car makers, they don’t come much bigger than Fiat. It’s the Don, the big daddy and controller of most other tricolour brands. Renowned for its range of affordable autos, you can’t go wrong with a Fiat and the company has been leading the way for many years.
Fiat was created in 1899 and became the largest Italian car manufacturer in a handful of years. Even during the 1900s its cars were exported around the world and proved very successful, albeit expensive. The company survived two world wars and came out relatively unscathed having manufactured military hardware.
The post-war years saw the Fiat jump to new heights and sales figures skyrocketed to beat the likes of Volkswagen and secure its position as the top motor car producer in Europe. People couldn’t get enough of its affordable, friendly and energetic cars and it’s been that way ever since.
The umbrella corporation ‘Fiat Group’ acquired some of the biggest names in motoring over the years such as Abarth, Ferrari, Maserati, Lancia and Alfa Romeo. It’s certainly a heavyweight in the industry and has used its position to good advantage.
Numerous Fiat cars have won critical acclaim over the years and it has won the ‘European Car of the Year’ more than any other manufacturer. Notable models include the 124, 128, Uno, Punto, Bravo, Panda and 500. The popularity is undeniable and the great thing is that the customer always knows what’s on offer: a lot of fun for a reasonable price.
If you’re motoring needs lie in the small to medium sized motoring arena, the chances are that Fiat has the perfect solution for you. But while buying a brand new one is all well and good, there are better bargains to be had out there.
Here at Motors.co.uk the selection of used Fiat cars is numerous and high quality. There are some big savings to be made across the board and you really can drive away in a great deal in no time at all. Used cars for sale are definitely the way forward.
So if you’re looking for a car that’s a lot of fun to drive, has bags of personality and looks the part, set your sights on a Fiat!