Choosing the right trim from the start!

Choosing the right trim level for you when buy a car is a very important decision and should be thought about thoroughly. Many people when looking to buy a new car just look for the basic model which is usually the cheapest to buy or cheaper monthly payments. But many people who do this, often notice things they wanted their vehicle to have but that model doesn’t have it and have to spend extra money to have these added at a later date. Usually things like – Air Conditioning, Bluetooth, Aux/USB connection, Alloy Wheels.

Take the Fiat 500 for example:

The Entry level 500 Pop costs – £11,050 or £129 per month on a PCP.

This model comes with:

  • LED Day time running
  • 14″ steel wheel covers
  • Chrome -plated exterior door handles
  • Height -adjustable steering wheel
  • Radio with USB and Aux-in
  • Steering wheel mounted audio control
  • Electrically adjustable door mirrors
  • Electric Front Windows

The Next level 500 Pop Star costs – £11,925 or £149 per month on PCP.

This model comes with all the above and:

  • Air Conditioning
  • Electrically adjustable painted door mirrors with defrosting & external temperature sensor
  • 15″ Alloy Wheels
  • 50/50 split folding rear seat with height adjustable head restraints

The Next level 500 Lounge costs – £10,368 or £159 per month on PCP.

This model comes with all the above and:

  • Fixed Glass Sun Roof
  • Leather steering wheel with audio controls
  • 5” Touchscreen Radio with Bluetooth, USB and Aux-in
  • Chrome kit
  • Height -adjustable driver’s seat
  • Fog Lights
  • Rear Parking Sensors

From just looking at the difference in models you may notice things that you will want from your car for day to day driving that should be thought about at the initial buying process. Another thing is that the Lounge is actually cheaper to buy out right than the lower models. (Due to dealer discounts) So that’s another thing that you should check before just jumping into a decision and buying the cheaper entry model.

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