2012 FIAT 500 Long Term Road Test

2012 Fiat 500 Sport: Ergonomic Issue

March 30, 2012

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This is the Fiat 500's interior.

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My right knee is always, and I mean always, jammed up against the hard plastic bit that surrounds the shifter. Well, unless I have the cruise control on, but that's pretty rare what with L.A.'s ever-present traffic.

It would be somewhat more bearable if that was soft-touch material instead.

Mike Monticello, Road Test Editor @ 14,375 miles.

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