Fiat 500L Complaints

Based on 12 problem areas, owners have reported the following issues with this vehicle that range in severity ratings from low to high.

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Bad choice

Model Year:

2014

Manufacturer:

Fiat

Model:

FIAT 500L

Complaint Resolution:

No resolution

As soon as the warranty was over, the car started to fail, the value of the car is too low, the upside down is too bad and the cost of repairs too high.

Review submitted by:Joseanmed

Spacious but low quality.

Model Year:

2014

Manufacturer:

Fiat

Model:

FIAT 500L

Complaint Resolution:

No resolution

Between a weak transmission (meaning the automatic won't shift until you reach over 4k RPM)and a slow get-up-and-go, this vehicle is not a "pleasure" to drive. The interior has already begun to separate, examples of the driver and passenger door lining falling off from the metal, etc. Don't get me

Review submitted by:HCJ Michelle

What was I thinking?

Model Year:

2014

Manufacturer:

Fiat

Model:

FIAT 500L

Complaint Resolution:

No resolution

I will keep this brief. I can't wait to trade this vehicle. The car is not for me. It will a great first time vehicle for some 20 something.

Review submitted by:inimeg68

Pros:Beats Audio System

Cons:Too numerous to mention.

World's most expensive petunia planter

Model Year:

2014

Manufacturer:

Fiat

Model:

FIAT 500L

Complaint Resolution:

No resolution

This car has spent the better part of the last 4 months parked because the battery drained itself due to a computer glitch. They have finally come out with ( I hope) a fix. So now it has come up with a new thing, with mystery warning lights and check

Review submitted by:Aeronsmom

Pros:Comfortable. Roomy good gas milage

Cons:Can't keep it running!

A bit noisy, but fun and easy to own and take care

Model Year:

2014

Manufacturer:

Fiat

Model:

FIAT 500L

Dark green, handsome, easy for smaller garaging, easy to keep clean, a simple and fun car to zip around in. A bit noisy because it is not an American type padded car.

Review submitted by:red

Pros:good prices, no real maintenance issues

Cons:noise of engine,no CDplayer

WORST CAR I'VE EVER OWNED!

Model Year:

2014

Manufacturer:

Fiat

Model:

FIAT 500L

Complaint Resolution:

No resolution

This is by far the WORST car I've ever owned. I've had problems with the car from the day I picked it up and new issues crop up every day. Go to any online forum and you should quickly be able to see the problems that people are having with

Review submitted by:HateFIAT

Pros:I can't think of ANY!

Cons:Electronic, Clutch, Ignition, and Battery issues

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