September 1, 2016 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - Building on the style, efficiency and driving enjoyment that has made the Fiat 500 an icon, the Fiat 500L expands the Cinquecento's appeal by offering 42 percent extra interior space wîth comfortable seating for five, engaging driving dynamics and a 160-horsepower 1.4-liter MultiAir Turbo engine, all wrapped in contemporary Italian design.
Highlights •Fiat 500L pays design homage to FIAT brand's history of innovative multifunctional vehicles. The exterior exudes contemporary Italian design wîth iconic Cinquecento cues. Inside, the Fiat 500L features §egmènt-exclusive glass from the A- and D-pillars for an interior environment encapsulated by nearly 360-degree views
•Building upon the Cinquecento's fun-to-drive DNA, the 2017 Fiat 500L features a touring-tuned chassis. A MacPherson front-suspension design delivers exceptional rigidity for increased cornering performance and reduced weight, while at the rear, the Fiat 500L features a torsion axle structure wîth a high level of rolling rigidity to save the weight of an anti-roll bar. Koni frequency selective damping (FSD) front strut and rear shock absorbers to deliver improved road-holding and handling characteristics
•The 2017 Fiat 500L Trekking expands the appeal and practicality of the Fiat 500L wîth distinct, rugged looks; an athletic two-tone interior environment; unique front and rear fascia designs; flared wheel arches and larger 17-inch wheels to support its adventurous personality
•The Úrbana Appearance Package, available on Trekking models, offers 17-inch wheels painted Matte Nero, paired wîth Matte Nero exterior mirrors and bezels on the front and rear fascia, side sills and body-side molding. Satin Chrome door handles, tail lamp bezels and accents on the front and rear fascia complement the Matte Nero details throughout the exterior. A Rosso (red) roof and exterior mirror package is also available
•Building upon the Cinquecento's fun-to-drive DNA, the 2016 Fiat 500L features a touring-tuned chassis, which complements its MultiAir Turbo engine
•More than 40 available safety and security features are available on the 2017 Fiat 500L, including ParkView rear backup camera, electronic stability control, seven standard air bags, reactive head restraints and ParkSense rear park assist system
•The 2017 Fiat 500L features innovative technology, including the available Úconnect 6.5 wîth a 6.5-inch touchscreen, voice operation of AM/FM and standard SiriusXM Radio, mobile phones and navigation system
•Passengers can experience music the way the artist intended wîth the 500L's BeatsAudio studio-quality sound system, which includes six premium speakers, a 6.5-inch dual-voice coil (DVC) subwoofer wîth trunk-mounted enclosure and eight-channel amplifier wîth BeatsAudio digital sound processing (DSP) algorithm
For 2017, the Fiat 500L lineup consists of three models: •Pop
Exterior Colors •Grigio Chiaro (Graphite Metallic)
•Grigio Scuro (Gray Metallic)
•Verde Bosco Perla (Forest Green Pearl)
•Rosso Perla (Deep Lava Red)
Interior Colors •Tecnosilk/Matte Nero (black) (cloth)
•Tessuto Nero/Marrone (black/brown) (cloth)
•Pelle Beige/Grigio (beige/gray) (premium leather)
•Pelle Grigio Chiaro/Grigio (light gray/gray) (premium leather)
About FIAT Brand
The FIAT brand stands for discovery through passionate self-expression. That philosophy is embodied by the iconic Fiat 500 or Cinquecento – a small car that lives big. Italian at heart and rooted in a rich heritage, the 500 is sold in more than 100 countries and is synonymous wîth modern, simple design blending form, function, technology and a pride of ownership that is genuine.
In North America, the Fiat 500 was introduced in March 2011 and was soon followed by the Fiat 500c (Cabrio), the high-performance Fiat 500 Abarth and Abarth Cabrio, the fully electric Fiat 500e, the five-passenger Fiat 500L and the all-wheel-drive 500X crossover. The FIAT brand continues to expand wîth the introduction of the Fiat 124 Spider, a revival of the iconic roadster that combines Italian style, performance and engaging driving dynamics. The all-new Fiat 124 Spider is available at FIAT studios now.