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Written on: 01/10/2010 by singeing (1 review written)
For a 1.2 reasonable power, just been driving v-astra 1.6 and the stilo has more torque.
Good fuel 45-50 on a longer run (average speed 45-50)this is what your average speed is, taking all the stops and starts.
Never had any trouble starting or running. It does show up temporary fault warnings due to dampness,(usually when parked at odd angles) unless thay stay on you just ignore them.
Good seats good comfort. They are cheap to buy compared to some equivelents but continue to depreciate. This 3… Read Full Review
Written on: 14/05/2010
this car has not been a good buy- too many faults- even after work being carried out by fiat dealership under warranty the same things go wrong after only 5 or 6 months- suspension-drive shaft seals-gear box constantly leaking oil even after new gear box seals- no smooth gears in 1st 2nd and now 3rd-car now just past warranty and needing gear box overhaul as well as all new seals AGAIN after only 5 months- fiat new about the problem but would not rectify- now they will because its got to be… Read Full Review
Written on: 26/07/2008
I'm a new driver on the road and I have just bougth a Fiat Stilo 1.2 16 valve. Apart from a few dodgey electrics its a good runner with a sharp 1st and 2nd gear (something all new boy drivers like) I think its quite good… Read Full Review
Written on: 27/01/2008 by izzafnorrad (1 review written)
Don't know were to start? Rear axle in needed replacing tyres wearing on the inside. ECU needed replacing. Engine stop and air bag malfunction. Speedo and rev counter not working… Read Full Review
Written on: 24/09/2007 by Red Slug (1 review written)
How do I begin? We have had nothing but problems since buying the Stilo due to the computer continually throwing up engine fault codes which no garage, including the Fiat Dealer, seem able to diagnose. We are continually throwing good money after bad! This engine fault code system is a huge con - yes, we can take the car to independent garages but their equipment cannot diagnose all the fault codes - we have to take the car to a Fiat Dealership who then charge £70 just to clear the fault codes… Read Full Review
Written on: 30/04/2007 by tinytim12345 (1 review written)
Will never buy a Fiat Stilo Active Air Con 1.2 5dr again I am trying to sell this one I have had enough… Read Full Review
Written on: 11/09/2006 by frankie (4 reviews written)
Having enjoyed three years of trouble free motoring with my Fiat Stilo Active Air Con 1.2 5dr, I was looking forward to p/e for a new Stilo. P/e values quoted by 2 Fiat garages I went too were absolutely ridiculous. Sums quoted were 50% of the marked price of similar models on their fore court with much higher mileage than mine. I'm afraid Fiat cars are a no-no from now on… Read Full Review
Written on: 23/07/2006 by EddieJ (1 review written)
Since buying the Fiat Stilo I have become more and more attached to it. I think it is a great family car - it's not a racy, pacy type of vehicle, but in terms of comfort, handling and everything else I find it to be great!… Read Full Review
Written on: 10/07/2006 by leweyg (1 review written)
I am very happy with the Fiat Stilo, as mentioned above, engine very good, and by dropping into 6th gear on motorway runs, the ecomony is very good… Read Full Review
Written on: 25/05/2006 by rubblegum (13 reviews written)
Spacious, comfortable and well thought out but too many faults to recommend the Fiat Stilo Active. Problems not helped by attitude of Fiat main dealer. Took threats of legal action and solicitors letters to get the faults fixed.
Feed back on other sites says later models 1.4 upwards (Stilo Mk2) are a lot better. They need to be… Read Full Review
Written on: 01/06/2004 by mr s webb (1 review written)
I have owned the Fiat Stilo Active for 2 months and it has spent more time in the garage than on the road, the computer management lights come on at will, the fuel consumption is obscene, and the car is grossly under powered. Is this why they only produce the 1.4 version now?… Read Full Review
Written on: 30/09/2003 by frankie (4 reviews written)
This Fiat Stilo Active is everything I hoped it would be when I ordered it. Drives well, comfortable, effortless
motorway cruising in the unusual 6th gear.superb fuel economy even when using the air conditioning.Bags of headroom in both front & back.Overall well worth the money… Read Full Review
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