2014 Fiat 500L

Dec 29th
Fiat has moved on from its initial marketing flop with J.Lo. The brand now deploys a little Italian cheek—literally—with scorpions snipping bikini tops and singer Pitbull fist-bumping the tiny 500 into the American psyche. Sexy sells, and sales are up, but now comes the five-door 2014 500L, in which the 500’s cutesy, bug-eyed face looks like it’s been pasted onto…
2014 Fiat 500L

Dec 18th
Although the diminutive Fiat 500 led the brand’s return to the U.S. when it bowed here in 2012, the second product in Fiat showrooms is the new-for-2014 500L. It takes the Cinquecento formula and adds inflated proportions and four proper passenger doors and is aimed squarely at the fast-growing compact-crossover market. More practical but less exciting than the plucky 500…
2016 Fiat 500L

Nov 24th
With its mini-minivan-like body and Fiat 500 city car–inspired mug, the 2016 Fiat 500L is a love-it or hate-it affair. And if sales are anything to go by, American consumers fall largely in the hate-it camp. Last year, Fiat moved fewer than 8000 500Ls off U.S. showroom floors—down 37 percent from the previous year. To put that into perspective against…