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All-New 2014 Fiat 500L Named to KBB.com's List of '10 Best Back-to-School Cars'


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AUBURN HILLS, MI--Aug. 8, 2013:

2014 Fiat 500L recognized for fuel economy, safety, versatility, and value KBB.com editors also praised the Fiat 500L's iconic styling and Euro charm, keeping in mind what's cool for school

Keeping the GPA up in school is challenging enough, and the last concern any student wants to think about is the MPG efficiency of their ride. To make it easier, the editors of KBB.com have developed a list of the "10 Best Back-to-School Cars" and the all-new Fiat 500L delivers high marks in fuel economy, style, versatility and affordability.

"With a loft-like interior, Italian style and innovative technology, our all-new Fiat 500L will strongly appeal to the back-to-school crowd," said Jason Stoicevich, Head of FIAT Brand for North America, Chrysler Group LLC. "Expanding on the charm of the iconic 500, the Fiat 500L adds two more doors and 42 percent more interior space with comfortable accommodations for five passengers, plus numerous personalization options all for under $20,000."

With summer coming to a close, and a new school year rapidly approaching, editors of Kelley Blue Book's KBB.com, a leading provider of new and used car information, hand selected the all-new Fiat 500L as one of their "10 Best Back-to-School Cars" for the 2013-2014 school year.

"Parents and students alike will be surprised at the variety of amenity-laden, affordable new cars available on our '10 Best Back-to-School Cars' list for 2013," said Jack R. Nerad, executive editorial director for Kelley Blue Book's KBB.com.

KBB.com editors also added that the Fiat 500L "packs a stunning amount of space into a tidy package. Throw in Euro charm and easy road manners, and it may be the parents who are begging to drive."

Information about the "10 Best Back-to-School Cars" for 2013 from Kelley Blue Book's KBB.com, is available at Top 10 Back to School 2013

About the All-new Fiat 500L Expanding on the style, efficiency and driving enjoyment that has made the Fiat 500 an icon for more than 55 years, the all-new 2014 Fiat 500L expands the Cinquecento's appeal by offering 42 percent extra interior space with comfortable seating for five, engaging driving dynamics, a 160-horsepower 1.4-liter MultiAir Turbo engine and two fuel-saving, six-speed transmission offerings, all wrapped in contemporary Italian design.

About the All-new Fiat 500L Trekking Designed with the active and thrill-seeking North American customer in mind, the 2014 Fiat 500L Trekking expands the appeal and practicality of the Fiat 500L with distinct, rugged looks, an athletic two-tone interior environment, unique front and rear fascia designs, flared wheel arches and larger 17-inch wheels to support its adventurous personality.