It’s pretty much bulbous, and from certain angles it sure does resemble the Nissan March – but at least in the case of the 500, it has the sort of look that can justly appeal to both genders. Well, you should know what I mean – Nissan’s March just seem so feminine, a friend of mine who happens to drive one becomes the butt of all jokes when we talk about cars during our soccer screenings. “Well, it’s my wife’s car anyway since I ride the MRT to work everyday” is his standard rebuttal, which is, fair enough. Have you ever seen any lad drive the March all alone? I rarely see it, so I guess we man all have the same take on that particular car. Unless you’re in the same situation as my friend here...

Anyway, back to the (cue Italian accent) Cinquencento. Err…500.

The 500 just gets you looking in its direction. It’s the latest in brilliant automotive design and aesthetics, so it deserves some sort of attention for being that good-looking in that size. My personal take is the side profile – smooth lines, without a single angular bit, ensuring that it can stand the test of time. Oh, and the multi-spoke alloy wheels just adds it all up.

Upfront, the 500 has a neat and simple façade, with those necessary chrome bits to add a touch of class - at least they did not overdo that part. Circular-shaped head and fog lamps seem to be the proverbial item for comeback cars, and just like the Mini Cooper and Volkswagen Beetle, the 500 retains that part from its original plot of yesterday still. It’s a funky sight from the rear, and although the tail lights somehow resemble the ones we’ve seen on the Mini Cooper, this one’s bigger and obviously more practical – ever heard of “the bigger, the better”? Same applies here.


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Engine Capacity 1242cc
Engine Type Inline 4
Compression Ratio 11.1:1
Bore x Stroke (70.8 x 78.9)mm
Power 69bhp @ 5500rpm
Torque 102Nm @ 3000rpm
Power to Weight 79.8 bhp per ton


Acceleration 12.9s (0-100 km/h)
Top Speed 160 km/h
Fuel Consumption (combined) 19.6 km/L

Misc Technical Data

Transmission 5 -speed Manual
Drive Type FF
Steering Hydraulic


Body Type 3 Door Hatch
(L x W x H)
(3546 x 1627 x 1488) mm
Wheelbase 2300 mm
Kerb Weight 865 kg
Fuel Tank Capacity 35 L


Brakes (Front) Discs
Brakes (Rear) Drums