It isn't only the concept, the size and the styling of this model that's different from the 500 citycar. The price is very different too. The asking figures start from around £18,000 and run to just under £21,500. Buyers are presented with the choice of four main variants - standard 'Pop', the 'Connect', the SUV-like 'Cross' model and the sportier 'Sport'.
The 500L 'Connect 'comes with 16-inch alloy wheels, body-coloured door mirrors. The 500L 'Cross' comes as standard with 17-inch alloy wheels, fog lamps, rear parking sensors, dusk and rain sensors, automatic air conditioning. Camouflage-motif interiors or optional black leather seats are also available. The 500L 'Sport' has also been enhanced, with 17-inch alloy wheels, City brake control, electrochromatic rear view mirror, interior in black technoprene, privacy glass and ambient lighting.
Has any five-seater compact family five-door ever offered more scope for buyer personalisation than this one? We doubt it. There are decal packs to suit every taste and a wider range of paint colours than any compact car has ever offered. Whichever shade you choose, you can contrast it with a different finish for the wheels, the door mirrors - oh and the roof too. Inside, there's a body coloured-painted dashboard offered in five different shades or with beautiful suede trim. You can also specify a two-tone steering wheel and there's a choice of red or grey seat inserts.