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Parkers overall rating: 4 out of 5 4.0

Miles per pound (mpp) Miles per pound (mpp)

Reliable fuel consumption data for comparison purposes is not available for this model.

Fuel economy

A more stringent standard for fuel economy (WLTP) was introduced from September 2017, and this model was not required to undergo that test. Its fuel economy measured under the previous test system was 49 - 67 mpg. However these figures are less likely to be achievable in real world driving and so should never be compared to another car's mpg which was measured under the newer, more realistic WLTP system.

A low list price, three-year/60,000-mile warranty and fuel-efficient engines mean the Panda is very cheap to run. Insurance will also be low but servicing can be pricier than you’d imagine and Fiat dealers don’t have a great reputation, although they are improving.

The Panda scores remarkably well on the eco front and with an average of 126g/km CO2 across the range, its emissions are low for a small car. There are two ECO versions available – the Panda Active ECO which is powered by the 1.1-litre engine and the Dynamic ECO which uses the 1.2-litre engine. Both versions emit 119g/km of CO2 and are capable of 57mpg

We’ve not heard of any major problems with the Panda since it was introduced and the build quality appears to improve upon other Fiat models before it. As most of the components were designed for heavier duty models – and will generally be subjected to less strain with the Panda – they should be fairly durable.

Ongoing running costs

Road tax (12 months) £20 - £165
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Insurance group 1 - 8
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