For those who love the look of the 500 coupe but can't fit their family or lifestyle around the tiny 2-door, there's the 2017 Fiat 500L 4-door hatchback. The 500L gives Fiat a viable counterpunch to the Kia Soul, Nissan Juke and Mini Countryman, although its lack of an all-wheel-drive option may send prospective buyers to its 500X sibling.
You'll Like The 2017 FIAT 500L If...
If you love the look, versatility and creative concept surrounding the Fiat 500, but you need more room for passengers and cargo, the 2017 Fiat 500L is the solution. Good fuel economy, sprightly driving manners and a sub-$22,000 starting price should help sweeten the deal.
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You can find more versatile AWD compacts like the Honda HR-V and Mazda CX-3 that can scratch that "look-at-me" itch, plus offer much better resale and reliability records plus a larger dealer network. Kia's Soul costs thousands less and comes with a 10-year/100,000-mile powertrain warranty.
This car offers a smooth ride and has comfortable seats. The interior is durable, and the exterior is made to withstand the elements. It does not take too much gas and is easy to have serviced when necessary. I have not had any problems with this vehicle or had to return it for any reason to the manufacturer.
This car is great and can fulfill so many other needs as well.
I like this car because it is small but has good storage and seats four with comfort. I like the body style on the design and it is fresh with paint. I also like the tires and the way the car grips the road when I drive through curvy areas. Overall, this car is the business.
very safe! clear view of surroundings, including a built in child mirror
500l drives great! very smooth ride and super comfortable seating! very spacious cargo area as well as lots of legroom in a smaller suv package.
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