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2019
  • Road Test
  • Predicted Reliability
  • Predicted Owner Satisfaction
Its adorable styling may make shoppers almost want to hug the 500X, but the more time they spend with it, the more its appeal wanes, thanks to its stiff ride, noisy cabin, restricted visibility, annoying vibration when idling, and unsupportive seats. Styled like a burlier Fiat 500, the X is a sister vehicle to the Jeep Renegade, and it shares some of the same virtues and weaknesses. Both have a nine-speed automatic that is neither smooth nor responsive. When we tested it with the old 2.4-liter engine, fuel economy, at 23 mpg overall, wasn't unimpressive. A new 1.3-liter turbo engine is likely to improve that by 1 or 2 mpg. The interior has some flair, and there are a number of available advanced safety features, such as forward collision warning, automatic emergency braking, and blind spot warning.
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2016-2018
2016 Redesign Year
Fiat 500X 2018
With its adorable styling you almost want to hug this latest Fiat. But the more time you spend with it, the more its appeal wanes, thanks to its stiff ride, noisy cabin, restricted visibility, annoying vibration when idling, and unsupportive seats. Styled like a burlier Fiat 500, the X is a sister vehicle to the Jeep Renegade, and it shares some of the same virtues and weaknesses. Both models offer two four-cylinder engines: the 160-hp, 1.4-liter turbo and a 180-hp, 2.4-liter. Both are mated to a nine-speed automatic that is neither smooth nor responsive. Fuel economy, at 23 mpg overall, is unimpressive for a vehicle this size. The interior has some flair, and a number of upscale features, such as heated seats, blind-spot warning, and lane-departure warning, are available.
Average Retail Price Trade-in Price Reliability Verdict Owner Satisfaction View Local Inventory
2018 $15,075 - $19,275 $12,500 - $17,550
2017 $13,550 - $17,500 $11,050 - $15,250
2016 $11,400 - $15,925 $8,975 - $13,275
2019
  • Road Test
  • Predicted Reliability
  • Predicted Owner Satisfaction
2019 Fiat 500X Ratings & Reliability
Its adorable styling may make shoppers almost want to hug the 500X, but the more time they spend with it, the more its appeal wanes, thanks to its stiff ride, noisy cabin, restricted visibility, annoying vibration when idling, and unsupportive seats. Styled like a burlier Fiat 500, the X is a sister vehicle to the Jeep Renegade, and it shares some of the same virtues and weaknesses. Both have a nine-speed automatic that is neither smooth nor responsive. When we tested it with the old 2.4-liter engine, fuel economy, at 23 mpg overall, wasn't unimpressive. A new 1.3-liter turbo engine is likely to improve that by 1 or 2 mpg. The interior has some flair, and there are a number of available advanced safety features, such as forward collision warning, automatic emergency braking, and blind spot warning.
2016-2018
2016 Redesign Year
Fiat 500X 2018
With its adorable styling you almost want to hug this latest Fiat. But the more time you spend with it, the more its appeal wanes, thanks to its stiff ride, noisy cabin, restricted visibility, annoying vibration when idling, and unsupportive seats. Styled like a burlier Fiat 500, the X is a sister vehicle to the Jeep Renegade, and it shares some of the same virtues and weaknesses. Both models offer two four-cylinder engines: the 160-hp, 1.4-liter turbo and a 180-hp, 2.4-liter. Both are mated to a nine-speed automatic that is neither smooth nor responsive. Fuel economy, at 23 mpg overall, is unimpressive for a vehicle this size. The interior has some flair, and a number of upscale features, such as heated seats, blind-spot warning, and lane-departure warning, are available.
Average Retail Price Trade-in Price Reliability Verdict Owner Satisfaction View Local Inventory
2018 $15,075 - $19,275 $12,500 - $17,550
2017 $13,550 - $17,500 $11,050 - $15,250
2016 $11,400 - $15,925 $8,975 - $13,275