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Fiat 500L

Postby dbly1850 » Sat Jul 23, 2016 8:01 pm

I have a 2015 Fiat 500L. I love it 6 speed manual. I drive uber and lyft and I get comments all the time. One its so roomy in the back and two my driving of a manual transmission.

The car handles great and is easy to fit in the smallest spaces. The manual is the only way to go. I drove a auto 500l and go tired counting one one-thousand for it to move when the gas is stepped on.

I really think it's a crime the manual transmission is not offered on more cars and trucks. I know I would buy them.

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Re: Fiat 500L

Postby potownrob » Mon Jul 25, 2016 1:11 am

welcome to the SS!! :D :lol: :twisted:

nice car you got there. i take it the L in 500L means long or at least large. the main reason there are so few manual cars offered is the lack of demand in this country. i'm actually a little surprised how many cars are offered with manuals considering the lack of demand. apparently there's either more demand for manuals up in canada, the canadian heads of the car companies have more clout, or those same heads like manuals a lot.
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Re: Fiat 500L

Postby tankinbeans » Mon Jul 25, 2016 1:14 pm

potownrob wrote:welcome to the SS!! :D :lol: :twisted:

nice car you got there. i take it the L in 500L means long or at least large. the main reason there are so few manual cars offered is the lack of demand in this country. i'm actually a little surprised how many cars are offered with manuals considering the lack of demand. apparently there's either more demand for manuals up in canada, the canadian heads of the car companies have more clout, or those same heads like manuals a lot.

Isn't it a Renegade underneath or is that the 500X?
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Re: Fiat 500L

Postby IMBoring25 » Mon Jul 25, 2016 1:55 pm

That's the X and you have it backwards. The genesis of the platform is with Fiat.

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Re: Fiat 500L

Postby tankinbeans » Mon Jul 25, 2016 1:57 pm

IMBoring25 wrote:That's the X and you have it backwards. The genesis of the platform is with Fiat.

Was typing too fast. My mistake.
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Re: Fiat 500L

Postby dbly1850 » Mon Jul 25, 2016 3:08 pm

I wanted a all wheel drive fiat 500x. Of course fiat can NOT make it standard manual. All wheel drive comes ONLY in automatic transmission.

When will these dealers learn :-(

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Re: Fiat 500L

Postby potownrob » Mon Jul 25, 2016 7:05 pm

tankinbeans wrote:
potownrob wrote:welcome to the SS!! :D :lol: :twisted:

nice car you got there. i take it the L in 500L means long or at least large. the main reason there are so few manual cars offered is the lack of demand in this country. i'm actually a little surprised how many cars are offered with manuals considering the lack of demand. apparently there's either more demand for manuals up in canada, the canadian heads of the car companies have more clout, or those same heads like manuals a lot.

Isn't it a Renegade underneath or is that the 500X?
hey, don't rain on my parade man :x :cry: :lol:
BUT DEM FAHGLEITZ!! :shock:

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Re: Fiat 500L

Postby potownrob » Mon Jul 25, 2016 7:07 pm

dbly1850 wrote:I wanted a all wheel drive fiat 500x. Of course fiat can NOT make it standard manual. All wheel drive comes ONLY in automatic transmission.

When will these dealers learn :-(
thats not the dealers fault; most awd cars cannot be had with a manual.
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Re: Fiat 500L

Postby dbly1850 » Mon Jul 25, 2016 7:17 pm

I thought BMW had a all wheel manual?

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Re: Fiat 500L

Postby potownrob » Tue Jul 26, 2016 12:35 am

dbly1850 wrote:I thought BMW had a all wheel manual?
i think they do, but that doesn't mean all the other brands have to follow suit.

here's a list (from last year) of AWD cars with a manual:
https://www.reddit.com/r/cars/comments/ ... h=0df46aa6
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Re: Fiat 500L

Postby IMBoring25 » Tue Jul 26, 2016 7:40 am

most
1) almost all: the majority of
2) greatest in amount or degree

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Re: Fiat 500L

Postby Rope-Pusher » Wed Jul 27, 2016 8:04 am

potownrob wrote:
dbly1850 wrote:I thought BMW had a all wheel manual?
i think they do, but that doesn't mean all the other brands have to follow suit.

here's a list (from last year) of AWD cars with a manual:
https://www.reddit.com/r/cars/comments/ ... h=0df46aa6

The list needs updating and correcting.
FJ Cruiser needs to be axed.
Jeep Wrangler was omitted (Amish since '41).
Jeep Renegade needs to be added.
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Re: Fiat 500L

Postby IMBoring25 » Wed Jul 27, 2016 4:31 pm

Maybe they're drivetrain snobs. On the Wrangler, even Rock-Trac is technically 4WD, not AWD.

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Re: Fiat 500L

Postby potownrob » Thu Jul 28, 2016 12:35 am

IMBoring25 wrote:Maybe they're drivetrain snobs. On the Wrangler, even Rock-Trac is technically 4WD, not AWD.
read my mind...
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