The new 2013 Fiat 500L prices will start at £14,900 when it goes on sale for the entry-level model the 1.4 Pop Star (95hp) and the 1.4 Easy (95hp). The top of the range 500L 1.6 MultiJet Lounge (105hp) costs £18,890. The Fiat 500L is billed as mini-mpv and is longer than the Fiat Punto and just as wide as the Fiat Bravo.
There are two entry trim levels for the Fiat 500L, ‘Pop Star’ and ‘Easy’ which both cost the same but have different features. The younger audience ‘Pop Star’ features a body-coloured dashboard, alloy wheels and side door mouldings. Whilst the ‘Easy’ gets rear parking sensors, a soft-touch dashboard and electric rear windows in addition to the standard equipment.
Standard equipment on the 1.4 Pop Star and Easy includes a 5-inch touchscreen radio, Bluetooth, six airbags, ESP stability programme, body-coloured electric door mirrors, cruise control, leather gear knob and steering wheel.
The top of the range Lounge model adds climate control air conditioning, 16-inch alloy wheels, side mouldings, rear parking sensors, electric rear windows, a 1.5 square metre fixed glass roof, light sensor, rain sensor, front fog lamps and a rear armrest.
There is a choice of 10 colours which include Heavy Metal Grey, Opera Red, Bashment Blue, Vocal Green and New Age Cream. The roof colour can be selected from the choice of body colour, white or black, and the option of silver, white or black alloy wheels.
There is a choice of four engines: TwinAir 0.9-litre petrol (105hp), 1.4-litre 16-valve petrol (95hp), 1.3-litre 16-valve MultiJet diesel (85hp) with manual or MTA transmission, and 1.6-litre 16-valve MultiJet diesel (105hp).Published 10 December 2012