2019 FIAT 500X Evaluate, Rankings, Specs, Costs, and Images
The 2019 Fiat 500X is a small crossover SUV that speaks with a faint Italian accent. It’s inbuilt Italy and is chock filled with retro design cues from the smaller Fiat 500, however the 2019 500X shares its underpinnings with the Jeep Renegade.
General, we fee the 500X lineup at 5.6 out of 10. (Learn extra about how we fee vehicles.)
This yr, the 500X lineup is streamlined with a brand new engine that’s commonplace on all three Pop, Trekking, and Trekking Plus trim ranges. Caveat: We haven’t pushed a 500X with the brand new engine but, so we’re basing our analysis on prior expertise with the 500X and we plan to replace this area as soon as we’ve had a while behind the wheel.
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The brand new 1.3-liter turbo-Four is just not quick on output, a minimum of on paper. Fiat charges it at 177 horsepower and 210 pound-feet of torque, and it pairs to a 9-speed automated transmission and all-wheel drive. Final yr’s commonplace guide transmission and front-wheel drive are gone, which can restrict the 500X’s attraction to some consumers.
Earlier 500X crossovers we’ve pushed have had a gentle, composed trip and nimble dealing with.
The EPA rankings of 24 mpg metropolis, 30 freeway, 26 mixed are good, however not nice, for a small crossover SUV with all-wheel drive.
The 500X’s rounded styling recollects the 500 metropolis automotive in all the proper methods. The Trekking bundle consists of unpainted bits that give it a extra rugged look, however go away it to the Jeep Renegade ought to the going really get soiled.
Inside, the 500X has an upmarket really feel, nevertheless it’s not particularly spacious. The optionally available sunroof cuts into head room and the 18.5 cubic ft of cargo room with the rear seat upright is simply so-so.
The 500X prices round $26,000 to start out, together with an unusually hefty obligatory $1,495 vacation spot cost. The 500X Trekking is about $1,500 extra, and serves because the gateway to lively security tech we take into account important.
The federal authorities hasn’t crashed the 500X but, however the IIHS gave it principally “Good” marks in its barrage of testing.