Are All FIAT Cars Stick Shift?

2019 Fiat 500

If you’re interested in a new FIAT in Redding but aren’t sure if all FIAT cars are stick shift, there’s good news! FIAT offers a wide range of both automatic and manual transmissions, including powerful Tigershark® engines and stick shift options, opening opportunities for all driving preferences. Discover which FIAT vehicles offer manual or automatic transmission, and find your perfect fit at SJ Denham Chrysler Jeep FIAT.

What are Your FIAT Transmission Options?

Does FIAT have automatic transmissions? Yes! There are many options throughout the FIAT lineup, including FIAT manual transmissions and automatic. Explore your options below:

2019 FIAT 500

  • Standard 5-speed manual
  • Optional heavy-duty 6-speed automatic

2020 FIAT 500X

  • Standard 9-speed automatic

2020 FIAT 500L

  • Standard 6-speed automatic

2019 FIAT 500e

  • Single-speed transmission

2020 FIAT 124 Spider 

  • Standard 6-speed manual RWD
  • Optional 6-speed automatic RWD

Transmission Options for FIAT Abarth Models

In addition to the above, the FIAT Abarth models are available with either a standard 6-speed manual or optional heavy-duty 6-speed automatic transmission. To unlock these driving options in Chico, choose either the FIAT 500 Abarth or FIAT 124 Spider Abarth, and build your vehicle with one of the following transmissions:

  • 6-Speed Manual: A short-throw shifter reduces the distance the gear lever has to travel between gears, resulting in better performance.
  • Heavy-Duty 6-Speed Automatic: This transmission delivers higher torque capability than your run-of-the-mill 6-speed. It also includes Sport Mode for even sportier driving in Anderson.

More on the Single-Speed Transmission

Single-speed transmission is designed for all-electric models and can be found exclusively on the FIAT 500e. This system transfers electric power to the wheels, resulting in reduced battery use and more eco-friendly energy, all while still delivering the same energetic driving performance, acceleration, and torque that you’d expect in a FIAT.

Test Drive a New FIAT with Stick Shift or Automatic at SJ Denham Chrysler Jeep FIAT!

When it comes to FIAT transmissions, you have options! Visit SJ Denham Chrysler Jeep FIAT today to test drive your favorite FIAT model, and discover whether manual or automatic fits your driving style best. We’re here to answer all your FIAT questions and more, such as “are FIATs safe?” or “how does the FIAT 124 compare against the Mazda Miata?” Contact us to get started!

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