Fiat of North America announced today that Mopar is offering more than 150 accessories including key covers, graphics, bike carriers, roof racks, and seat covers for the new 2012 Fiat 500.
“The FIAT 500 is one of the most accessorized vehicles in Europe,” said Pietro Gorlier, President and CEO of Mopar, Chrysler Group LLC’s service, parts and customer-care brand. “We expect that trend to continue here in North America and will offer more than 150 accessories for those looking to personalize their ride. Our all-new FIAT 500 is the perfect canvas for customization.”
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Prices for the accessories range from $21 for a locking gas cap to a $1,400 body kit.
Fiat and Mopar will also offer UConnect Web on the 2012 500, which will give each passenger access to 3G broadband Internet on the go. Prices for the UConnect Web option starts at $399.
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Refresher: Hitting dealerships in spring 2011, the North American version of the Fiat 500 is powered by Fiat’s 1.4L in-line 4-cylinder engine featuring MultiAir technology. The system delivers an increase in power up to 10 percent and a reduction in fuel consumption and emissions up to 10 percent when compared to competitor engines. Prices for the Fiat 500 will start at $15,500.
2012 Fiat 500 Mopar Accessories:
Chrysler Group LLC Announces Top 15 Mopar Accessories for FIAT 500
More Than 150 Ways to Accessorize the FIAT 500
- More than 150 quality-tested Mopar accessories including key covers, graphics, bike carriers, roof racks, and seat covers
- Industry-first Wi-Fi allows owners to utilize electronic devices as far as 150 feet from vehicle
- Complete list of accessories at www.Mopar.com
July 28, 2011 , Auburn Hills, Mich. – From a $21 locking gas cap to a $1400 body kit, FIAT® will offer more than 150 accessories through Mopar for its all-new 2012 Fiat 500.
Following is Mopar’s list of its Top 15 accessories for the all-new 2012 FIAT 500:
Custom Key Covers: Take a piece of the FIAT 500’s unmistakable style wherever you go. Key covers are easily changeable, come in sets of two and are available in the following designs and colors:
Red solid/Red with graphic (MSRP: $48, PN: 82212677)
500 logo/Checker (MSRP: $48, PN: 82212675)
Roof and Hood Graphics: Large selection of graphics and designs to cover the entire roof include American, Canadian, Italian and Mexican flags. Selection also includes a variety of race stripes and checkered and striped graphics. MSRP ranges from $319 to $534.
Body-side Stripe Graphics: Stripes are made of the highest quality 3M™ material and are available in a range of colors, sizes and designs. MSRP ranges from $409 to $439.
Body-side Molding Inserts: Includes a variety of colors and designs. MSRP: $99.
Roof Rack: Removable rack accommodates, bike, ski, watersports and luggage carriers. MSRP: $399, PN: TR484764
Bike Carriers: Two bike carriers are offered: a roof-mounted bike carrier and a hitch-mounted carrier.
Carrier: MSRP: $116, PN: TCOES599
Carrier: MSRP: $192, PN: TH912RWY
UCONNECT Web: Each passenger may separately access the Web on the go. In-vehicle router receives 3G broadband Internet, allowing access to social media, maps, e-mail, online games, music and more. Works with Wi-Fi-enabled device. Subscription required and sold separately. MSRP: $399 PN: 82211856AC
Seat Covers: Tailored for a perfect fit, these covers will protect original upholstery and won’t block seat controls. They are easily removable and washable. For Sport front seats: MSRP: $199, PN: 82212845; For Pop and Lounge front seats: PN: 82212487; For all rear seats: MSRP: $159, PN: 82212488
Slush Mats: Black custom-fit mats are molded and feature the 500 logo. Deep grooves help prevent water, snow and mud from getting on to the carpet. MSRP: $79, PN: 82212444AB
Chrome Shift Knob: Amp up the interior with a chrome shift knob. Installation is easy and all hardware is included. For automatic transmission only. MSRP: $49, PN: 82212468
Chrome Fuel Door: Unique, one-piece-design chromed fuel door features FIAT logo. Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP): $209, Part Number (PN): 82212507
Door-sill Guards: Guards, which protect door sills from scratches, are made of brushed stainless steel and include the 500 logo. MSRP: $69, PN: 82212420
Chrome Hood Spear: A design cue from the original design, the spear is mounted on the center of the hood and gives a nod to the FIAT 500’s past in the form of a chrome accent that stands out in front. MSRP: $89, PN: 82212565
Front-end Cover: Protect your new prize from bugs, dirt, and debris. Front –end covers are designed to securely fit the countours of the FIAT 500. Unique two-piece construction allows the hood to be opened without removing the cover. MSRP: $149, Lounge and Pop PN: 82212441; Sport PN: 82212805
Molded Splash Guards: Protect lower body of vehicle with black splash guards which feature the FIAT 500 logo. For rear wheel s only. MSRP: $22, PN: 82212404
Mopar has introduced numerous industry-first features including:
- Camper trailers: first to introduce off-road camper trailers
- Vehicle-information smartphone apps: first to introduce smartphone vehicle-information applications, a new channel of communication with consumers
- Electronic owner manuals: first to introduce traditional owner manuals in a DVD and brief user-guide format
- Electronic Vehicle Tracking System (EVTS): first to introduce new vehicle tracking system that sends owner a text when vehicle is driven too fast or too far based on set parameters
- 2011 Challenger Drag Pak: first to introduce a 500-plus cubic-inch V-10 drag-race package car
- Wi-Fi: first to offer customers the ability to make their vehicle a wireless hot spot
- Brand-specific customer-care telephone lines: first to offer Sunday service hours to customers
- WiTECH: first to support vehicle diagnosis and software updates leveraging off-the-shelf personal computers and a dedicated wireless tool network