The latest addition to the 500 family, the Fiat 500L Living, made its motorshow debut today at the IAA 2013. Fiat narrates the 500L Living, a Ford C-Max competitor, as a car designed for a diverse target audience who don't have to compromise on style. What they could have said is the 500L Living isn't a boring family van.
According to Fiat, the 500L has the charm of the 500, the driving agility and compact dimensions of a mid-sized car, the comfort and features of a C-segment estate and the space and versatility of an MPV.
The 5 + 2-seater MPV is 4.35m long, 1.78m wide and 1.67m tall. It has a 638 litre load capacity.
The 500L Living is powered by a 105 HP 0.9 TwinAir engine, a 85hp 1.3L Multijet diesel and a 105hp 1.6L Multijet. The 1.3L diesel engine can be had with an automatic gearbox.
Variants are classified into Pop Star and Lounge, both with 5 or 7 seats. Customers choose from 19 body colours (that includes 11 two-tone combinations), 6 interior trims, 15 alloy wheels and hub cap styles. In all, there are about 282 possible combinations. Over the 500L, the 500L Living gets new leather interiors, integrated navigation system and reverse camera.
The Fiat 500L Living is manufactured at Fiat's Serbian factory in Kragujevac and is being launched across Europe in a phased manner.
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