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The Luxurious Seats in the Fiat 500L

If comfortable seating is important to you when you're looking for a new vehicle, consider the Fiat 500L. This popular crossover is available with a couple of designs and colors. All options are built to provide you with comfort on the road.

Premium cloth seats are standard on the Pop trim levels. They feature solid colors on the padded bolsters. To add some contrast, an attractive diamond pattern is incorporated into the center panels. Available colors include Warm Gray with a slight brown tone and a neutral Dark Slate Gray. For Trekking and Lounge builds, leather seats are included…

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Anti-Theft Automotive Devices & How They Can Help

Every year, hundreds of thousands of vehicles are stolen, and we at Lithia Fiat of Concord want to ensure you’re aware of every possible safety measure you can take so your vehicle is not stolen. Anti-theft devices are a great way to safeguard your vehicle from auto thieves and carjackers. Here are a few.
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• Steering wheel locks not only protect your vehicle but also look unattractive to thieves.
• Tire locks, as unattractive as they may seem, are a sure-fire guarantee your car will not be stolen.
• Baby monitors allow you to see and hear any activity going on in…
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Learn About a Blind Spot Monitor


If you are shopping for a new vehicle, what features are important to you? Many of our consumers at Lithia Fiat of Concord prefer vehicles that come equipped with innovative safety features. A Blind Spot Monitor is a popular safety feature among consumers because it enhances safety and helps to prevent lane change collisions.

A Blind Spot Monitoring System uses sensors to monitor for vehicles in your blind spot zones. They are typically made to work at highway speeds. Most Blind Spot Monitors will alert a driver with a visual and audible alert. Most visual alerts will appear as a…
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Fiat 500X: A Classic Redefined


The Fiat brand is known for producing compact and capable cars that are affordable, stylish, and fun. The Italian bred lineup features all of the good aspects of Italian vehicles, like sporting performance and stylish design, with none of the negatives, like high maintenance and six-figure price tags.

?The Fiat 500X features a design heavily influenced by the iconic classic hatchback, with modern updates for the lifestyles of busy Americans. The shape of the 500X hearkens back to the classic Fiat with its rounded boxy profile and signature round headlights...

 

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Fiat 124 Spider Exterior

When you come onto our lot here at Lithia Fiat of Concord, you will likely be instantly drawn to one of our Fiat 124 models. This entire vehicle is a wonderful option for someone who wants a high-end vehicle that is sporty and powerful. When it comes to the exterior, the Fiat 124 Spider Roadster is impressive. You get 16-inch aluminum wheels, and a 17-inch option if you would like to upgrade. Both of them have been painted silver for a sleek look.

A manual soft top is included in the convertible version of the vehicle. The exterior is designed…
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How to Test Your Car's Battery

Without a battery, your car will never have enough juice to create the spark which fires your engine to life. Batteries typically last for a few years but do need to be replaced once they get to the end of their usable life. That is why our team here at Lithia Fiat of Concord wants to be sure you know all of the basic steps to testing your battery.

First, make sure every light is out in the car and the keys aren't in the ignition. Then, hook up a voltmeter to the battery insuring that red goes to…
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How to Replace a Flat Tire

There's nothing more inconvenient than being stuck with a flat tire. While most people in Concord prefer to leave the job to the professionals, there may be times when you have to go the DIY route. Below are a few tips and tricks to make it easier to change a flat tire.

  • Find a safe place to park: Don't park on the grass or dirt, as the jack may sink into the soil. Avoid hills if possible.
  • Secure the vehicle: Turn off the engine and set the parking brake. Use a heavy rock or wheel chocks to keep…
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Timing Belt Basics

Most vehicles these days utilize a timing belt. It's an integral part of the engine that keeps the camshaft and crankshaft in sync. Without it, your engine won't be able to operate. Even worse, you may experience significant engine damage that can cost thousands of dollars to fix. Needless to say, making sure that this belt is in good working condition is essential.

The belt is characterized by its notched design. These notches turn the gears of the camshaft and crankshaft. The crankshaft controls the pistons of the engines while the camshaft operates the valves....

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Avoiding Hydroplaning

If you have the ability to avoid a hydroplaning situation, then you should do so. We here at Lithia Fiat of Concord understand that there will be times that you will hydroplane in your vehicle no matter what you do to avoid the situation. We have some simple tips that will help you stay safe even in the most wet conditions.

If you hit an area of water and feel your vehicle hydroplaning, you should let go of the accelerator. Trying to power through the area will only make the situation worse and cause you to lose control of your…
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Exterior Features of the Fiat 500X

With all the sporty features of an SUV packed into its subcompact frame, the popular Fiat 500X is a great option for drivers who want the utility of an SUV without the larger profile.

Rounded body sculpting gives the 500X's exterior an aerodynamic and stylish profile. Halogen headlamps encased in chrome fittings provide plenty of illumination, and the side mirrors are heated to assist in de-icing on cold mornings. The front and rear bumpers have rugged features that resist dings and scratches. The rear of the car features brake lights encased in chrome bezels for a stunning rear profile…

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