Canada Press Kit: 2018 Fiat 500L

FCA Canada: 2018 Fiat 500L Overview

Windsor, Ontario September 1, 2017 - 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 per cent extra interior space with comfortable seating for five, engaging driving dynamics and a 160-horsepower 1.4-litre MultiAir I-4 Turbo engine, all wrapped in contemporary Italian design.
 
New for 2018:
  • Redesigned exterior gives the 2018 Fiat 500L an updated look, with new front and rear fascia design, bodyside moulding design, wheel designs, daytime running light lens and rear side reflector design
  • Standard ParkView rear backup camera delivers additional driver convenience
  • Revamped interior adds to customer convenience and ease of use, with features that include:
    • Thin-film transistor (TFT) cluster display
    • Improved centre console with relocated cup holders, new gear shifter and new parking brake handle
    • Additional USB port
    • LED interior ambient lighting
    • New steering wheel and HVAC control knob position
  • Uconnect 4 system standard on all 2018 Fiat 500L models and includes a 7-inch display, as well as Apple CarPlay and Android Auto capability
  • SiriusXM Travel Link makes every trip more efficient, providing premium data services and information, including weather, fuel prices, sports and movies
  • SiriusXM Traffic Plus works with the vehicle’s navigation system to display traffic speed and flow information, along with accident information to assist drivers in routing around congested areas. Available with Uconnect 4 NAV
  • New exterior paint colours available: Blu Denim, Arancio Pastello (Pastel Orange) and Bronzo Metallizzato (Metallic Bronze)

Highlights:
  • Fiat 500L pays design homage to FIAT brand’s history of innovative multifunctional vehicles. The exterior exudes contemporary Italian design with iconic Cinquecento cues. Inside, the Fiat 500L features segment-exclusive glass from the A- and D-pillars for an interior environment encapsulated by nearly 360-degree views
  • The 2018 Fiat 500L Trekking expands the appeal and practicality of the Fiat 500L with distinct, rugged looks; unique front and rear fascia designs; flared wheel arches and unique 17-inch wheels to support its adventurous personality
  • Building upon the Cinquecento’s fun-to-drive DNA, the 2018 Fiat 500L features a touring-tuned chassis, which complements its MultiAir Turbo engine
  • More than 40 available safety and security features are available on the 2018 Fiat 500L, including standard ParkView rear backup camera, electronic stability control, seven standard air bags and ParkSense rear park assist system
  • The 2018 Fiat 500L features innovative technology, including standard Uconnect 4 seven-inch touchscreen radio with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto; available navigation; Bluetooth handsfree calling, voice command and streaming audio; and SiriusXM Radio
  • Apple CarPlay enables iPhone users to access Apple Maps, Messages, phone and Apple Music through Siri Voice control or the Uconnect touchscreen
  • Android Auto enables easy and safe access to Google voice search, Google Maps and Google Play Music via the Uconnect 7-inch touchscreen or steering wheel controls
  • Uconnect 4 system includes performance improvements with faster startup time, enhanced processing power, vivid imagery, plus higher resolution and sharper graphics
 
Model Lineup
For 2018, the Fiat 500L lineup consists of three models:
  • Sport
  • Trekking
  • Lounge
 
Available Exterior Colours:
  • Grigio Chiaro (Light Grey Metallic)
  • Grigio Scuro (Dark Grey Metallic)
  • Verde Bosco Perla (Forest Green Pearl)
  • Rosso (red)
  • Bianco (white)
  • Nero (black)
  • Giallo (yellow)
  • Blu Denim (new for 2018)
  • Arancio Pastello (Pastel Orange) (new for 2018)
  • Bronzo Metallizato (Bronze Metallic) (new for 2018)
 
Available Interior Colours:
  • Dark Slate Grey (cloth)
  • Grey (cloth)
  • Nero (black) (leather)
  • Grigio Carrera (Grey) (leather)


FCA Canada
Founded as the Chrysler Corporation in 1925, FCA Canada Inc. is based in Windsor, Ontario, and celebrates its 95th anniversary in 2020. FCA Canada is a wholly owned subsidiary of FCA, a North American automaker based in Auburn Hills, Michigan and member of the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (FCA) family of companies. FCA Canada has approximately 440 dealers that sell Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep®, Ram, FIAT and Alfa Romeo products, as well as SRT performance products. The company also distributes Mopar and Alfa Romeo parts and accessories. In addition to its assembly facilities, which produce the Chrysler Pacifica, Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid, Chrysler Voyager and Chrysler Grand Caravan (Windsor) and Chrysler 300, Dodge Charger and Dodge Challenger (Brampton), FCA Canada operates an aluminum casting plant in Etobicoke, a research and development centre in Windsor, and has sales offices and parts distribution centers throughout the country.