A 139.6 inch long compact vehicle which has taken Europe by storm in 2007, the FIAT 500 is being released to the United States in Pop, Sport and Lounge trim levels for 2012. Well-loaded in base Pop trim, the 2012 FIAT 500 comes standard with remote keyless entry, tire-pressure monitoring system, electric power steering and cruise control. Power mirrors, rear liftgate spoiler and BLUE&ME handsfree communications is found on the FIAT 500 Sport model with unique interior pieces. On the FIAT 500 Lounge model, automatic temperature control, premium cloth seating and chromed mirrors differentiates from the other two trim choices. Optional items that can be ordered on the 2012 FIAT 500 includes a power sunroof, TomTom navigation system and a compact spare tire. Powered by a 1.4 liter MultiAir four-cylinder engine on all 2012 FIAT 500 models, either a 5-speed manual or a 6-speed automatic transmission drives 100 horsepower to the front-wheels. Providing very sporty ride, maximum fuel economy is most impressive with 30 miles per gallon city and 38 miles per gallon highway obtainable. Trunk space for the compact 2012 FIAT 500 is rated at 9.5 cubic feet.