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Richard Hardie Welcomes The Updated Fiat 500L To Showrooms

Richard Hardie Welcomes The Updated Fiat 500L To Showrooms

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Check out the details for the updated Fiat 500L!

Love the Fiat 500 but need something with a little more room for the family? Then you’ll want to take a look at the updated Fiat 500L. The Fiat 500L is a firm favourite of ours we were excited to hear that it was getting a face lift and lots of exciting new features!

New Features & Trim Levels

The trim range for the updated model has changed slightly. The Pop Star and Lounge trims are available on the Fiat 500L and 500L Cross. The whole range has received a facelift and models will be receiving some pretty snazzy new standard features including a new grille and rear bumper and daytime running lights.

Inside the updated model you’ll find a fresh interior with a redesigned instrument cluster and steering wheel as well as bigger storage compartments. There is also an updated infotainment system for those behind the wheel, and when the sun sets there are some new fancy interior lights to create a more relaxing and comfortable driving experience when it’s dark.

The boot on the new model has a class leading capacity of 455 litres, going up to 1,480 litres when the rear seats are folded down.

If you’re looking for a seven-seater then you’ll want to have a look at the new Fiat 500L Wagon. With rear sliding seats and a boot capacity of 493 litres this model is perfect for those carrying multiple passengers. For the driver there’s a 7-inch U-Connect touchscreen system with optional satellite navigation system, rear parking camera and Apple Carplay or Android Auto.

Engine Range & New Colours

There is a great range of engines to choose from in the new Fiat 500L. If it’s a petrol model you’re after you can choose from a 1.4-litre petrol or the new 1.4 T-Tjet engine. For those that are interested in driving a diesel there are three options to choose from; a 1.3-litre Multijet engine, a 1.3-litre Multijet Dualogic, and a bigger 1.6 Multijet spec engine with prices starting from £16,195.

As well as the expanded engine range there is also a new colour range you can choose from. Body colours include Denim Blue, Donatello Bronze and Sicilian Orange. For those choosing a dual colour palette roof colours include White, Glossy Black and Matt Black. The great colour range allows you to add a personal touch to your new car!

Book A Test Drive

If you want to find out more about the Brand New Fiat 500L or to configure the perfect model for you head over to the New Fiat 500L pages. Customer orders for the updated model will open in July with the first models arriving in the showroom in September. To book a test drive contact your nearest Fiat Richard Hardie Centre across the North East today!

Valentine’s Day Road Trip Ideas

Valentine’s Day Road Trip Ideas

Posted on: 13th Feb 2017

Looking for something extra special to do this Valentine’s Day? How about a road trip? The UK has some wonderful places, especially around the North East. Here we share with you those places and how to make your Valentine’s Day that little more special.

Five Reasons to Buy the Fiat 500

Five Reasons to Buy the Fiat 500

Posted on: 31st Jan 2017

The Fiat 500 is a recognisable car across Britain’s roads. Its unique shape and style make it stand out from the crowd. We love it, and here we’ve listed our top five reasons why you should buy a new Fiat 500.

Richard Hardie Raise over £378 for Save the Children

Richard Hardie Raise over £378 for Save the Children

Posted on: 30th Dec 2016

On Friday 16th December 2016 our Richard Hardie Centres in Ashington, Durham, Newcastle, Silverlink and Sunderland, flaunted their Christmas Jumpers to raise money for Save the Children. We had a great day playing various fundraising games and in all we raised £379.72 between our five Centres in the North East!

Winter Driving Tips

Winter Driving Tips

Posted on: 22nd Dec 2016

Here are our top winter driving tips to get you and your car through the next few months.

Taking Your Car Abroad

Taking Your Car Abroad

Posted on: 23rd Aug 2016

Our top tips on how to prepare for your European driving holiday.

Richard Hardie Durham to Complete Demanding Two Day Coast 2 Coast Challenge

Richard Hardie Durham to Complete Demanding Two Day Coast 2 Coast Challenge

Posted on: 15th Aug 2016

Some of the team at our Durham branch are embarking on a gruelling two day challenge later this month to support and raise money for excellent charities close to their hearts. The team are doing the Coast 2 Coast starting at Whitehaven on the 26th August and finishing the challenge at Sunderland on the 28th August 2016.

Abarth and Fiat Anniversary

Abarth and Fiat Anniversary

Posted on: 29th Jul 2016

The end of this month will see the 44th anniversary since Fiat and Abarth merged.

Chris Moody Celebrates 25 Years at Richard Hardie

Chris Moody Celebrates 25 Years at Richard Hardie

Posted on: 1st Jul 2016

Chris Moody celebrates 25 Years with the company on 1st July 2016. Chris originally started as an YTS apprentice for 2 years at the Chester le Street branch and then became employed on the 1st July 1991. Since then Chris has had many promotions from then and became Group Parts Manager in 2001.

Is Your Car Ready For Summer?

Is Your Car Ready For Summer?

Posted on: 27th Apr 2016

Our cars take a bit of a beating over the cooler months. Follow our tips to ensure your car is ready for long summer drives!

New Fiat 124 Spider Unveiled!

Posted on: 20th Nov 2015

It’s back! A new Fiat 124 Spider was just unveiled at the 2015 LA Auto Show and it looks fantastic.

Fiat 500 Icon Reloaded Movie Wallpaper

Posted on: 13th Oct 2015

The Icon Reloaded launch brought with it a series of iconic movie features that Richard Hardie developed into poster and wallpaper for your desktop, tablet, laptop or smartphone or even your website.

The Oddballs Fiat 500 by Richard Hardie

Posted on: 25th Sep 2015

This week a brand new Fiat 500 Lounge was handed over to The Oddballs Foundation to help raise awareness of the charity and its great cause. Enter our competition to have the chance to win some prizes!

Fiat-Chrysler Agrees Football League Deal

Posted on: 11th Jun 2015

The Football League play-off finals last month marked the start of a new official car partnership between Fiat-Chrysler and the Football League.

Fiat Aegea Debuts At Istanbul Motor Show

Posted on: 10th Jun 2015

The Italian Fiat Aegea debuted at last months Istanbul Motor Show, where it sported an elegant bold design with strong sculpted lines...

Fiat 500X - a little more revealed

Fiat 500X - a little more revealed

Posted on: 23rd Sep 2014

Due to be unveiled at October's Paris Motor Show, the Fiat 500X crossover, is strictly under wraps but you can see a sneak preview of this latest member of the Fiat 500 family.

The New Fiat 500X

The New Fiat 500X

Posted on: 16th Sep 2014

Currently under wraps but due to be unveiled at October's Paris Motor Show, see a sneak preview of the Fiat 500X crossover, latest member of the Fiat 500 family.

The New Fiat Panda Cross - A Car Like No Other

The New Fiat Panda Cross - A Car Like No Other

Posted on: 1st Sep 2014

Being able to offer something truly unique in the increasingly competitive SUV segment is no small achievement but in the FIAT Panda Cross that's exactly what you get - a car like no other! The new FIAT Panda Cross combines the genuine capabilities of a proper off-road vehicle with the efficiency and practicality of a versatile city car.

FIAT 500 range revised for 2014

FIAT 500 range revised for 2014

Posted on: 27th May 2014

The latest updates, including the new range-topping FIAT 500 Cult model, a new TwinAir 105hp engine and new colours, upholsteries and wheels go on sale in the UK.

Big star, small car! Clint Eastwood in his FIAT500

Big star, small car! Clint Eastwood in his FIAT500

Posted on: 26th May 2014

He can afford any car on this earth but forget a Lamborghini, the only Italian motor Clint Eastwood wants is a Fiat. The 83-year-old mega star arrived on set in Venice, California, in the Fiat 500 Hatchback.

New Beats Edition of the Popular FIAT 500L

New Beats Edition of the Popular FIAT 500L

Posted on: 28th Apr 2014

New Beats Edition™ of the Popular FIAT 500L The FIAT 500L range goes from strength to strength in 2014 with the announcement of a new special edition - the FIAT 500L Beats EditionTM.

Fiat unveils Panda 4x4 Antarctica edition

Fiat unveils Panda 4x4 Antarctica edition

Posted on: 28th Apr 2014

Fiat is celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Fiat Panda by releasing a special edition 4x4 Antarctica. The car is denoted by its white paintjob and black roof, along with 15-inch diamond-finish alloy wheels, special badges and orange detailing.