Fiat updates its Fiat 500L with deep aesthetic changes, security and connectivity. We have traveled to Turin to test the new model comes with three different bodies, each with its own personality: the citizen Urban, the crossover variant, Cross type (referred to trekking time), and the family wagon, which can hold up to 7 passengers. This latest version is not available at the time of the launch in Spain of Fiat 500L on July 8.
To our decision Contact we chose version 1.6 Multijet Fiat 500L Cross 120 hp, with manual gearbox 6 relations. This raises body Cross body 25 mm relative to its siblings range and has specifics style SUV, as the new bumpers with cover plate or alloy wheels 17 inches. The Fiat 500L Cross measures 4.28 m long, 1.80 m wide and 1.68 m high with a wheelbase of 2.61 meters.
Fiat 500L Cross, also outside asphalt
At the wheel, feeling of spaciousness. From the new sportier steering wheel settings, now adorned with chrome elements, we can handle most functions. The tabletop, new configuration has a touch screen 7 inches, very intuitive. The shift lever is now located in a higher position, which improves handling, and dashboard cleaner shown. The seats collect good, but seemed to me something hard. Many storage compartments and for clocks new dashboard, with two round instruments (tachometer and speedometer) and including a color graphics display 3.5".
In the rear seats, Fiat 500L seats Cross 40/60 are folded configuration and can slide longitudinally. Good legroom, even if the driver is tall and has a lot to move your seat back. The central square is comfortable, is not high and does not disturb the transmission tunnel.
During the test with the 16 Multijet Fiat 500L Cross, both in the urban routes through the beautiful Italian villages, such as mountain road, the Fiat 500L Cross He showed poise and stability. During the short tour out of asphalt, we use the "Mode Selector", and we choose the position that guarantees the Fiat 500L Cross greater grip and traction, a luxury to cope without problems more complicated ways.
On June 18 begins its sale in Italy later lead to other markets in Europe. In Spain the Fiat 500L will arrive on July 8 a share price, including offering launch of 11,950 euros.
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