Fiat New 500e crowned Best Electric Small Car at What Car? Electric Car Awards for third year running



Fiat New 500e retains its accolade as Best Electric Small Car at the What Car? Electric Car Awards 2023.
The New 500e continues to be recognised for its impressive range, retro yet charming and up to date design, and joyful driving dynamics.
The New 500e is the most awarded Fiat ever with 41 awards collected so far.

The all-electric Fiat 500e has once again scooped What Car?’s award for Best Electric Small Car at its 2023 Electric Car Awards, making it the category winner for the third year in a row.

The What Car? judges continued to be impressed by the electric 500e’s distinctive and retro styling - both inside and out - and seamless integration of the latest technology. In addition, it recognized the New 500e’s entertaining driving dynamics while still retaining “the original’s tight, city-friendly turning circle and nimble feel”.



Olivier Francois, Fiat CEO and Stellantis Global CMO: “We cannot get used to the awards New 500e is collecting, and we are always proud to receive new ones, each and everytime. The 500e is the most awarded Fiat ever, now getting its 41st. The fact that a prestigious magazine like What Car? recognizes the 500e as the Best Electric Small Car, for the third time in a row, demonstrates the appreciation for our icon, its timeless design, its brand value, and the technology leadership in the segment, in a single word, the greatness of the project. Last but not the least, this prize is an even bigger reason of proudness for us because is coming from the UK, a country with a wide car culture and a significant passion for cars.”
Steve Huntingford, Editor of What Car? said: “The exterior design of the electric Fiat 500e manages to offer retro appeal while feeling utterly up to date. And likewise, the interior remains charming, yet features all of the kit buyers now expect. The 500e also has the sort of tight turning circle and nimble feel that make driving in town a joy. But the battery of our preferred version is big enough to ensure that you're not limited to short journeys.” The Fiat 500e has received a number of awards since its launch, including ‘Best Electric City Car’ by Diesel&EcoCar Magazine, ‘Best Small Electric Car’ at the Parkers New Car Awards, ‘Best Small Electric Car’ at the Carbuyer Best Car Awards, ‘Best City Car’ at the Auto Express Awards and ‘Best Small Car’ at the Autocar Awards.

Turin, September 1st, 2023