2020 Hampton Roads International Auto Show

Virtual Showroom

Fiat

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Fiat 500L
STATUS: Unchanged for 2020 - The Serbia-built five-passenger 500L shares nothing with its 500X four-door stable mate, but it still exudes a saucy character that's unmistakably Fiat. The standard powerplant is a turbocharged 1.4-liter four-cylinder that generates 160 horsepower and 184 pound-feet of torque, mated to a six-speed automatic transmission. The 500L comes in Pop, Trekking and Lounge models, of which the off-road-emulating Trekking is the most visually stimulating with its unique blacked-out lower rear bodywork and 17-inch wheels (16s are standard) and two-tone interior. Unfortunately, all-wheel-drive is not on the Trekking's build sheet, which pretty much limits to where you can actually "trek". Other up-level equipment includes a panoramic glass sunroof, enlarged touch-screen controls for the audio, communications and navigation systems, and a premium six-speaker "Beats by (rap artist) Dr. Dre" audio system. Base price (plus destination): $23,650
Type: Subcompact wagon
Engine (h.p.): 1.4-liter I-4, turbocharged (160)
Transmission: Six-speed automatic
Layout: Front-wheel-drive
Base mpg (city/highway): 22/30/25
Base weight (lb.): 3,250