Starting at $19,495 in Easy trim, the 500L comes in four step-up trim levels. My 500L experience has focused on the Trekking edition, which has an MSRP of $21,880.
Fiat’s turbocharged 1.4-liter four-cylinder engine develops 160 horsepower. Two transmissions are available: six-speed manual, and six-speed automatic. (Last year’s six-speed automated-manual transmission is no longer available.) Fuel economy with manual shift is estimated at up to 25 mpg in city driving and 33 mpg on the highway. With automatic, the estimate is 22/30 mpg city/highway.
Standard equipment in the Trekking edition of the 500L includes:
- Air conditioning
- Uconnect multimedia
- Leather-wrapped steering wheel
- Cruise Control
- Driver's knee airbag; front seat-mounted airbags
- Remote keyless entry
- 17-inch aluminum wheels
- Fender flares