Fiat 500X

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Fiat 500X
2017 Fiat 500X POP Star Multiair 1.4 Front.jpg
ManufacturerFiat S.p.A. (2014)
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (2014–present)
Model years2016–present (North America)
AssemblyItaly: SATA plant, Melfi
DesignerCentro Stile Fiat (under Roberto Giolito)
Body and chassis
Classsubcompact crossover SUV
Body style4-door SUV
LayoutFF layout or AWD layout
PlatformSmall Wide 4×4 architecture
Wheelbase2,570 mm (101.2 in)
Length4,248 mm (167.2 in)
4,273 mm (168.2 in) (500X Cross)
Width1,786 mm (70.3 in)
Height1,600–1,620 mm (63.0–63.8 in)
Kerb weight1,320–1,495 kg (2,910–3,296 lb)
PredecessorFiat Sedici
Fiat 500X Pop Star (UK)
Fiat 500X Cross
Fiat 500X Urban Look (facelift)
Fiat 500X Cross Look (facelift)

The Fiat 500X (Type 334) is a subcompact crossover SUV manufactured and marketed by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, since its debut at the 2014 Paris Motor Show. As Fiat's second four door hatchback, following the 500L (introduced for model year 2014), the 500X is closely related to the Jeep Renegade. Both are manufactured at FCA's SATA Plant in Melfi, Italy.[2]


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.[3]

The Fiat 500X is available with several engines with optional all wheel drive with most. At launch, engines available outside of North America included: one gasoline, the turbocharged 1.4 MultiAir2, and two MultiJet turbodiesels displacing 1.6 and 2.0 litres.[4]

In North America, the Fiat 500X features:[5]

  • 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,
from launch
I4 turbocharged gasoline, 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)
1.4 MultiAir 2015,
from launch
I4 turbocharged gasoline, 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,
from launch
I4 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,
from launch
I4 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,
from launch
I4 gasoline, SOHC 16 valve 2360 cc 182 PS(130 kW; 180 hp) @6250 237 N⋅m (175 lb⋅ft) @4400


Engine Power Transmission Year Regions
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 Chrysler 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

Trim levels[edit]

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 gasoline 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”.[6]


  1. ^ "Fiat 500X: motori, prestazioni e consume".
  2. ^ "Fiat 500X bodywork uncovered". Auto Express. 14 May 2014. Retrieved 22 June 2014.
  3. ^ "X-panded: it's the Fiat 500X". BBC Worldwide. 2 October 2014. Retrieved 7 October 2014.
  4. ^ "Technical specifications" (pdf). 10 November 2014. Retrieved 2014-11-16.
  5. ^ "Fiat 500X Marks the Spot". AutoTrends. 21 November 2014. Retrieved 22 November 2014.
  6. ^ "All-New 2016 Fiat 500X Named Top Safety Pick+ by IIHS". Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. 6 October 2015.

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