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For The Fiat 500L is a stylish mini-MPV that has plenty of room inside, as well as some neat practical touches.

Against It’s not the best car in the class to drive, and the petrol engines have some shortcomings.

Fiat 500L MPV
33 5stars

The Fiat 500L is worth considering, and not simply for its style.

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There are 24 Fiat 500L versions available

MPV 1.4 120 Easy 5dr TBA
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
MPV 1.4 120 Lounge 5dr TBA
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
MPV 1.4 120 Pop Star 5dr TBA
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
MPV 1.4 120 Trekking 5dr TBA
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
MPV 1.6 Multijet 120 Trekking 5dr TBA
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
MPV 1.4 95 Pop 5dr £12,995
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
MPV 1.4 95 Easy 5dr £14,995
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
MPV 1.4 95 Pop Star 5dr £14,995
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
MPV 1.4 95 Lounge 5dr £16,395
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
MPV 0.9 Twinair Easy 5dr £16,490
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
MPV 0.9 Twinair Pop Star 5dr £16,490
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
MPV 1.3 Multijet 85 Easy 5dr £16,490
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
MPV 1.3 Multijet 85 Pop Star 5dr £16,490
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
MPV 1.4 95 Trekking 5dr £17,095
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
MPV 1.6 MultiJet 105 Easy 5dr £17,490
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
MPV 1.6 Multijet 105 Pop Star 5dr £17,490
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
MPV 0.9 TwinAir Lounge 5dr £17,890
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
MPV 1.3 Multijet 85 Lounge 5dr £17,890
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
MPV 1.6 Multijet 120 Pop Star 5dr £17,990
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
MPV 0.9 TwinAir Trekking 5dr £18,590
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
MPV 1.3 Multijet 85 Trekking 5dr £18,590
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
MPV 1.6 Multijet 105 Lounge 5dr £18,890
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
MPV 1.6 Multijet 120 Lounge 5dr £19,390
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5
MPV 1.6 Multijet 105 Trekking 5dr £19,590
What Car? says:3 stars out of 5

Buyer's notes

Target Price team says:

Although the Fiat 500L shares part of its name with the company’s chic city car, it’s actually a much larger beast. In fact, it’s longer, wider and taller than its most obvious rival, the Citroen C3 Picasso.

The looks alone will doubtless tempt people who are considering the Citroen. Equally, there’s no doubt that the 500L will answer the prayers of 500 owners whose lives have outgrown their current car, but want something every bit as stylish to cope with the extra demands.

However, the extra practicality comes at a price – the 500L is not a cheap car. Still, we reckon there will be many style-conscious buyers who will happily pay the extra.

Reader test team says:

Fiat 500L MPV 1.3 Multijet 85 Trekking 5dr

This is for the MTA automatic which isn't in the options: A great little (sort of) car to live with, in my job I drive much larger and more powerful…

Paul Allery

1 out of 5 stars

Fiat 500L MPV 0.9 Twinair Pop Star 5dr

It would get five stars but the front pillars, two on each side, create worrying blind spots. We drove the 1.6 turbo diesel multijet which has loads…

Richard Hames

3 out of 5 stars
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