The FIAT® 500e is more than just a fully electric car. Its combination of impressive efficiency, next-gen tech and eco-chic design make it the ideal ride for those looking to spice things up. Get up to 84 miles on a full charge, which takes as little as four hours when you upgrade to the available Level II charger.
The FIAT® 500e powertrain is 100% electric and consists of three main components: an advanced high-voltage lithium-ion battery pack, a high-power electric-drive motor and a power inverter module to help manage power flow.
ELECTRIC DRIVE MOTOR
The electric-drive motor is simply a device that uses electrical energy to produce mechanical energy or movement. Electric motors use electrical energy to spin. The FIAT® 500e uses an 83-kWh electric-drive motor that delivers up to 111 horsepower and 147 pound-feet of torque.
Unlike a traditional transmission, the single-speed gearbox transmission directs the output from the electric-drive motor and provides calibrated gear reduction. Lower electric motor input speeds, decreased battery usage and more efficient use of vehicle energy with increased torque output capacity are a few of the benefits this transmission provides.
24-KWH LITHIUM-ION HIGH-VOLTAGE BATTERY
This lithium-ion battery is full of benefits—like holding its charge. It has no memory effect, which means that you do not have to completely discharge the battery before recharging. And lithium-ion batteries can handle numerous charge and discharge cycles. Total charge time is less than four hours with the installation of an available Level II charger. A regular home outlet charges the FIAT® 500e in less than 24 hours.