|Assembly||Italy: SATA plant, Melfi|
|Designer||Centro Stile Fiat (under Roberto Giolito)|
|Body and chassis|
|Class||Mini crossover sport utility vehicle|
|Body style||5-door hatchback|
|Layout||Transverse front-engine, front-wheel-drive or four-wheel-drive|
|Platform||Small Wide 4×4 architecture|
|Wheelbase||2,570 mm (101.2 in)|
|Length||4,248 mm (167.2 in)
4,273 mm (168.2 in) (500X Cross)
|Width||1,796 mm (70.7 in)|
|Height||1,600–1,620 mm (63.0–63.8 in)|
|Kerb weight||1,320–1,495 kg (2,910–3,296 lb)|
The Fiat 500X is a front engine, front wheel drive, five door hatchback crossover sport utility vehicle (SUV) manufactured and marketed by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, since its debut at the Paris Motor Show.As Fiat's second four door hatchback, following the 500L (introduced for model year 2014), the 500X is highly related to the Jeep Renegade Both are manufactured at FCA's SATA plant in Melfi, Italy
The 500X is based on the Small Wide 4×4 architecture, a platform evolved from the GM Fiat Small platform used for the Fiat Grande Punto and Fiat 500L.
The Fiat 500X is available with several engines that drive the front wheels by standard, while all wheel drive is an option with most engines. At launch, the following engines were available outside of North America: one petrol, the turbocharged 1.4 MultiAir2, and two MultiJet turbodiesels displacing 1.6 and 2.0 litres.
In North America, the Fiat 500X features the following two engines:<
- A 1.4 litre turbocharged four cylinder engine, with a six speed manual transmission available only with front wheel drive.
- A normally-aspirated 2.4 litre four cylinder engine, with a nine speed automatic with standard front wheel drive and optional with all wheel drive.
|Engine||Year of introduction||Type||Displacement||Power at rpm||Torque at rpm||CO2 emissions||0–100 km/h (0–62 mph)||Top speed|
|1.4 MultiAir II||2014,
|straight-4 turbocharged petrol, SOHC 16 valve||1368 cc||140 PS(103 kW; 138 hp) @5000||230 N·m (170 lb·ft) @1750||139 g/km||9.8 s||190 km/h (120 mph)|
|straight-4 turbocharged petrol, SOHC 16 valve||1368 cc||162 PS(119 kW; 160 hp) @5500||249 N·m (184 lb·ft) @2500||8.6 s||200 km/h (120 mph)|
|1.6 MultiJet II||2014,
|straight-4 turbocharged diesel, DOHC 16 valve||1598 cc||120 PS(88 kW; 118 hp) @3750||320 N·m (240 lb·ft) @1750||109 g/km||10.5 s||186 km/h (116 mph)|
|2.0 MultiJet II 140||2014,
|straight-4 turbocharged diesel, DOHC 16 valve||1956 cc||140 PS(103 kW; 138 hp) @4000||350 N·m (260 lb·ft) @1750||144 g/km||9.8 s||190 km/h (120 mph)|
|2.4 Chrysler Tigershark MultiAir II||2015,
|straight-4 petrol, SOHC 16 valve||2360 cc||182 PS(130 kW; 180 hp) @6250||237 N·m (175 lb·ft) @4400|
|Fiat 1.4 L I4 FIRE MultiAir2 Turbo||103 kW (138 hp; 140 PS)||6-speed Fiat C635 manual||2014–Present||Europe|
|Fiat 1.4 L I4 FIRE MultiAir Turbo||119 kW (160 hp; 162 PS)||6-speed Fiat C635 manual||2015–Present||North America|
|Fiat 1.4 L l4 FIRE MultiAir Turbo||119 kW (160 hp; 162 PS)||9-Speed Chrysker 948TE automatic||2015-Present||Europe|
|Chrysler 2.4 L I4 Tigershark MultiAir2||134 kW (180 hp; 182 PS)||9-speed Chrysler 948TE automatic||2015–Present||North America|
|Fiat 1.6 L I4 E.torQ||81 kW (109 hp; 110 PS)||5-speed Fiat C510 manual||2015–Present||Europe|
|Fiat 1.6 L I4 MultiJet2||88 kW (118 hp; 120 PS)||6-speed Fiat C635 manual||2014–Present||Europe|
|Fiat 2.0 L I4 MultiJet2||103 kW (138 hp; 140 PS)||6-speed Fiat C635 manual||2014–Present||Europe|
|9-speed Chrysler 948TE PRNDLTronic|
In the United States, the Fiat 500X comes in Pop, Easy, Lounge, Trekking, and Trekking Plus trim levels — with optional all wheel drive on all but Pop trim level. In Europe, it comes in Pop, Pop Star, Lounge, Cross and Cross Plus trims, with the all wheel drive available only on the 2.0L Multijet diesel, and the higher powered petrol versions with automatic gearboxes.
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety named the 2016 Fiat 500X small crossover a 2015 Top Safety Pick+, its highest rating.
IIHS testing simulates:
- a side impact with a large SUV or pickup truck
- a moderate offset frontal impact
- a small offset frontal impact
- roof crush consistent with a rollover
- a rear collision capable of inducing whiplash
In each test, the all new Fiat 500X recorded the highest possible score of “good”.