Fiat 500X

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For other Fiat cars with the model number "500", see Fiat 500 (disambiguation).
Fiat 500X
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Overview
Manufacturer Fiat
Production 2014– (scheduled)
Assembly Melfi, Italy
Body and chassis
Class Mini SUV
Body style 5-door SUV
Layout front wheel drive (FWD) four-door hatchback
Platform Small-wide 4×4 architecture[1]
Related Jeep Renegade
Chronology
Predecessor Fiat Sedici

The Fiat 500X is the new SUV announced by the Italian automotive manufacturer Fiat in July 2012, with sales expected by the end of 2014.

The new 500X will share the name and general design features of the Fiat 500 and 500L[2] and will replace the Fiat Sedici.[3] It is based on the GM Fiat Small platform, used for the Fiat Grande Punto and Fiat 500L.[4]

The 500X was unveiled on July 4, 2014. It is Fiat's second 500-based four-door hatchback since the 500L was introduced for the 2014 model year. The car is scheduled start production in 2014 in the SATA plant of Melfi, Italy and will also form the basis of a new model of Jeep, the 2014 Jeep Renegade.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Eisenstein, Paul (4 March 2014). "Small is Big as Jeep Unveils New Renegade". The Detroit Bureau. Retrieved 4 March 2014. 
  2. ^ Madden, Luke (5 July 2012). "Fiat 500X confirmed". Auto Express. Retrieved 6 July 2012. 
  3. ^ Holloway, Hilton (5 July 2012). "Fiat 500X SUV revealed". Autocar. Retrieved 6 July 2012. 
  4. ^ "X-panded: it's the Fiat 500X". TopGear.com (BBC Worldwide). 2 October 2014. Retrieved 7 October 2014. 
  5. ^ "Fiat 500X bodywork uncovered". Auto Express. 14 May 2014. Retrieved 22 June 2014. 

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