Spotlight: FIAT 500 LDel Stewart

Fiat 500L Adds Automatic Transmission for 2015

  • 2015 Fiat 500L available with six-speed automatic transmission for a total of three transmission options
  • Fiat 500L Trekking’s distinct, rugged exterior available in two new paint colors for 2015: Blue Tornado and Rosso Perla (Deep Lava Red)
  • Fiat 500L combines the appeal of the iconic Fiat 500 with four doors and comfortable seating for five
  • Innovative 1.4-liter MultiAir Turbo engine provides the Fiat 500L with fuel efficiency combined with an output of 160 horsepower and 184 lb.-ft. of torque

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 with comfortable seating for five, engaging driving dynamics, a 160-horsepower 1.4-liter MultiAir Turbo engine and three transmission offerings, all wrapped in contemporary Italian design.

For 2015, the Fiat 500L is available with a six-speed automatic transmission, which is optional on the Easy and Trekking models, and standard on the Lounge model.

“The Fiat 500L offers customers the Italian style of the Fiat 500 with more space and functionality to suit their lifestyle,” said Jason Stoicevich, Head of FIAT Brand North America — Chrysler Group LLC. “The addition of a new six-speed transmission, which complements our current powertrain offerings, will continue to fuel the success of the 500L in the American market.”

Also new for 2015, the Fiat 500L adds Blue Tornado to its broad color palette, which includes a total of 11 exterior paint colors across all models. Blue Tornado is available only on the distinct, rugged exterior of the 500L Trekking. Rosso Perla (Deep Lava Red) is also available on the 500L Trekking for 2015.