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Fiat 500L, Kia Soul Make Fun Family Car Short List

By By Carrie Kim on June 16, 2015


It seems like yesterday that my husband and I leased a 2012 Volkswagen Jetta to accommodate our new family, but recently the lease came up and I was ready for a new car. Now that our daughter is entering preschool,… Read More

Fiat 500L, Kia Soul Make Fun Family Car Short List

By By Carrie Kim on June 16, 2015

It seems like yesterday that my husband and I leased a 2012 Volkswagen Jetta to accommodate our new family, but recently the lease came up and I was ready for a new car. Now that our daughter is entering preschool,… Read More

Recall Alert: 2014-2015 Fiat 500L

By Matt Schmitz on July 31, 2014

Vehicles Affected: Nearly 26,000 model-year 2014-15 Fiat 500L small crossovers The Problem: The driver's knee airbag may not deploy in the proper position if the driver is not wearing a seat belt. Chrysler said in a statement that it discovered… Read More

Godzilla Bites Off a Mouthful in New Fiat 500L Ad

By Matt Schmitz on May 7, 2014

Remember those TV commercials back when the 1998 "Godzilla" movie came out featuring the King of Monsters himself opposite that annoying "Yo quiero Taco Bell"-spouting, gordita-hawking Chihuahua? Well as of Monday, the great lizard is back in the advertising game… Read More

Fiat's Italian Brands Plan Massive Assault

By Aaron Bragman on May 6, 2014

The first name in the new Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is, of course, Fiat, but that doesn't mean there will be much news for the Italian brand in the U.S. over the next five years. Dodge Means Performance: SRT Comes Back… Read More

2015 Jeep Renegade Video

By Matt Schmitz on April 24, 2014

The 2015 Jeep Renegade is all-new, but visitors to the 2014 New York International Auto Show — where the subcompact SUV is bowing — will see a lot of familiar features. Cars.com reviewer Kelsey Mays says its boxy shape, Patriot-like… Read More

Recall Alert: 2014 Fiat 500L

By Jennifer Geiger on March 12, 2014

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 18,100 model-year 2014 versions of the Fiat 500L. The Problem: According to the automaker, Chrysler received reports that some vehicles equipped with the automatic transmission were not consistently shifting out of Park and not shifting into other gears… Read More

2014 Fiat 500L Fits Families Just Fine

By Kristin Varela on December 26, 2013

I recently had a stint in the 2014 Fiat 500L with my family, which includes a 6-foot-2 husband and three growing daughters ages 9, 11 and 13. I wasn't expecting much more than a fun and novel week driving something… Read More

2014 Fiat 500L: Family Checklist

By Sara Lacey on October 4, 2013

The "L" in Fiat's 2014 500L could stand for love. My family and I loved the 500L for lots of reasons. It's comfortable, flexible and rather family-of-four friendly. I didn't see that coming in this not-so-little hatchback. First of all,… Read More

Most-Watched Videos of the Week

By Matt Schmitz on August 17, 2013

The 2014 Fiat 500L moved up through the ranks since last week to land in the No. 1 spot on this week's list of most-watched videos. Two other holdovers from last week, the 2014 Toyota Tundra and 4Runner, checked in… Read More

2014 Fiat 500L Video

By Matt Schmitz on August 7, 2013

Cars.com reviewer Kelsey Mays says the 2014 Fiat 500L might be just what car buyers are looking for in a small four-door hatchback. This longer, wider and taller offshoot of the Fiat 500 boasts easy entry and exit, comfortable and… Read More