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See which Convertibles are reviewed by Consumer Reports

Below lists a selection of Convertibles that have been reviewed by our expert engineering staff. Consumer Reports operates the largest and most sophisticated independent automobile testing center devoted to the consumer interest anywhere in the world. All cars that are tested, about 80 per year, are bought anonymously and driven for thousands of miles each. The evaluation regimen consists of more than 50 individual tests. Learn more about each of the Convertibles that Consumer Reports tests and reviews.
ratings Consumer Reports Reviewed the Fiat 500C Pop
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The Fiat 500 is a 2-door hatchback, convertible offered in 2dr Conv Abarth, 2dr HB Abarth, 2dr Conv Lounge, 2dr HB BATTERY ELECTRIC, 2dr HB Ribelle, 2dr HB 1957 Edition, 2dr HB Pop, 2dr HB Turbo, 2dr Conv Pop, 2dr HB Lounge and 2dr HB Sport. The powertrains include 0.0-liter electric (111 hp), 1.4-liter 4 (101 hp), 1.4-liter 4 turbo (135 hp) and 1.4-liter 4 turbo (160 hp) engines, and 5-speed manual and 6-speed automatic transmissions. It is Front wheel drive. EPA-rated fuel economy ranges from 30 mpg city to 38 mpg highway. The 500 convertible Pop 4-cyl MT uses Regular fuel.

Last Model Reviewed: 2012
ratings Consumer Reports Reviewed the Mercedes-Benz SLK250
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The Mercedes-Benz SLK is a convertible offered in 2dr Roadster SLK350, 2dr Roadster SLK55 AMG and 2dr Roadster SLK250. The powertrains include 1.8-liter 4 turbo (201 hp), 3.5-liter V6 (302 hp) and 5.5-liter V8 (415 hp) engines, and 6-speed manual and 7-speed automatic transmissions. It is Rear wheel drive. EPA-rated fuel economy ranges from 22 mpg city to 32 mpg highway. The SLK uses Premium fuel.

Last Model Reviewed: 2012
ratings Consumer Reports Reviewed the Audi A5 2.0T
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The Audi A5 is a convertible, coupe offered in 2dr Cabriolet Prestige, 2dr Cpe Auto quattro 2.0T Premium, 2dr Cpe Man Premium Plus, 2dr Cpe Man quattro 2.0T Prestige, 2dr Cpe Auto quattro 2.0T Prestige, 2dr Cpe Man quattro 2.0T Premium, 2dr Cpe Auto Prestige, 2dr Cabriolet Auto quattro 2.0T Premium Plus, 2dr Cpe Man Prestige, 2dr Cpe, 2dr Cabriolet Premium Plus, 2dr Cabriolet, 2dr Cpe Auto quattro 2.0T Premium Plus, 2dr Cabriolet Auto quattro 2.0T Prestige, 2dr Cpe Auto Premium Plus, 2dr Cabriolet Auto quattro 2.0T Premium and 2dr Cpe Man quattro 2.0T Premium Plus. The powertrains include 2.0-liter 4 turbo (220 hp), 3.0-liter V6 supercharged (333 hp) and 4.2-liter V8 (450 hp) engines, and 6-speed automatic, 6-speed manual, 7-speed sequential, 8-speed automatic and CVT transmissions. It is Front or AWD wheel drive. EPA-rated fuel economy ranges from 20 mpg city to 26 mpg highway. The A5 uses Premium fuel.

Last Model Reviewed: 2010
ratings Consumer Reports Reviewed the Audi TT
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The Audi TT is a convertible, coupe offered in 2dr Roadster S tronic quattro 2.0T, 2dr Cpe S tronic quattro 2.0T, 2dr Cpe S tronic quattro 2.0T and 2dr Roadster S tronic quattro 2.0T. The powertrains include 2.0-liter 4 turbo (211 hp) and 2.0-liter 4 turbo (265 hp) engines, and 6-speed sequential transmissions. It is AWD wheel drive. EPA-rated fuel economy ranges from 23 mpg city to 31 mpg highway. The TT uses Premium fuel.

Last Model Reviewed: 2012
ratings Consumer Reports Reviewed the Mazda MX-5 Miata
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The Mazda MX-5 Miata is a convertible offered in 2dr Conv Hard Top Man Club, 2dr Conv Man Club, 2dr Conv Auto Grand Touring, 2dr Conv Man Grand Touring, 2dr Conv Hard Top Man Grand Touring, 2dr Conv Auto Sport, 2dr Conv Hard Top Auto Club, 2dr Conv Hard Top Man 25th Anniversary Edition, 2dr Conv Hard Top Auto 25th Anniversary Edition, 2dr Conv Man Sport, 2dr Conv Hard Top Auto Grand Touring and 2dr Conv Auto Club. The powertrains include 2.0-liter 4 (158 hp) and 2.0-liter 4 (167 hp) engines, and 5-speed manual, 6-speed automatic and 6-speed manual transmissions. It is Rear wheel drive. EPA-rated fuel economy ranges from 21 mpg city to 28 mpg highway. The MX-5 Miata uses Premium fuel.

Last Model Reviewed: 2010