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2014 Fiat 500L

Urban Utility Vehicle

A three-quarter front view of the 2014 Fiat 500L
In short: A cool, city-friendly small station wagon.

2014 Fiat 500L Review

Dubbed an urban utility vehicle by Fiat, this small station wagon features the same distinctive styling as the original 500 in a slightly larger package that is perfect for young families. A thrifty turbocharged inline-4 is good for 25 mpg in the city; however, the generous 99.7 square feet of passenger space means the Fiat 500L is also comfortable for weekend getaways. Our Lounge trim metallic grey tester came tricked out with plenty of passenger-pleasing amenities, including heated front seats, Sirius satellite radio and the available Beats audio system with subwoofer.

Warranty/Service: 4-year/50,000-mile basic warranty; 4-year/50,000-mile powertrain warranty

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Base Price: $24,195 / As Tested: $25,995

Technical Specifications

Vehicle type: front-engine, front-wheel drive, 5-passenger, 4-door station wagon

Engine: 1.4-liter MultiAir turbocharged inline-4
Horsepower: 160 hp @ 5,500 rpm
Torque: 184 lb-ft @ 2,500 rpm
Transmission: 6-speed dual-clutch automatic with manual shifting mode

Curb weight: 3,254 lbs
Wheelbase: 102.8 in
Length/Width/Height: 167.3 / 69.8 / 65.7 in
Turning circle: n/a

4-wheel disc brakes with ABS
Suspension: normal duty suspension

Traction: electronic stability control with traction control

0-60 mph: 8 seconds
60-0 mph: n/a
Top Speed: 120 mph

EPA City: 24 mpg
EPA Highway: 33 mpg
Combined MPG: 27 mpg

Seating Capacity: 5
Safety: multi-stage front airbags; front seat-mounted side airbags; side-curtain front airbags; driver inflatable knee-bolster airbag

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Photography: AlphaMedia

Make: Fiat, Vehicle Type: Station Wagon



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