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2015 Jeep Renegade, 2016 Fiat 500X Brake Issue

By Tom Torbjornsen on January 13, 2016


CARS.COM — Vehicles affected by service bulletin: 2015 Jeep Renegade 2016 Fiat 500X The problem: Drivers may note the front brakes squealing when applying them at low speeds combined with light steering. This is due to excessive sealant on the… Read More

2015 Jeep Renegade, 2016 Fiat 500X Brake Issue

By Tom Torbjornsen on January 13, 2016

CARS.COM — Vehicles affected by service bulletin: 2015 Jeep Renegade 2016 Fiat 500X The problem: Drivers may note the front brakes squealing when applying them at low speeds combined with light steering. This is due to excessive sealant on the… Read More

2016 Fiat 500X Video

By Bill Jackson on December 15, 2015

CARS.COM — The subcompact SUV class may be the hottest new segment on the market today — and the Fiat 500X may just be the hottest entry in that market. The 2016 Fiat 500X offers all the versatility of an… Read More

Prediction: 10 Cars We Think Won't See 2017

By Jennifer Geiger on December 7, 2015

CARS.COM -- It's the end of another year of automotive ups and downs -- and the end of the line for a handful of unloved vehicles. Which cars won't make it another model year? We've got a few guesses, and… Read More

FCA, Disney Join Forces on 'Star Wars' Cross-Promotion

By Matt Schmitz on December 3, 2015

CARS.COM — A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away, the coolest vehicles went by names like X-Wing, TIE Fighter and the Millennium Falcon (aka "the ship that made the Kessel Run in less than 12 parsecs"). In… Read More

What's the Best Subcompact SUV?

By Patrick Olsen on November 30, 2015

The subcompact SUV category is nearly a brand-new car segment. More than half of the entries have been on sale for less than a year. We discovered while testing this group that it's really a collection of compromises. While they… Read More

Subcompact SUVs: What to Expect

By Aaron Bragman on November 30, 2015

When you think of SUVs, chances are you think of big, floaty truck-based behemoths, something that seats up to eight people and can tow a boat up a mountain or traverse the wilds of your local mall parking deck with… Read More

Which Subcompact SUV Gets the Best Mileage?

By Joe Bruzek on November 30, 2015

Good news: Fuel-economy leaders in the subcompact SUV class are knocking on the door of a combined 30 mpg with all-wheel drive; four of the seven SUVs tested are EPA-rated an identical 29 mpg combined, with a fifth rated 28… Read More

2016 Fiat 500X: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Newman on November 5, 2015

Fiat pumped up its tiny 500 to create the 500X, a subcompact SUV based on the Jeep Renegade. The 500X stands out on the road thanks to its distinctive styling, but can it stand up to family duty? We tested… Read More

2016 Fiat 500X Earns IIHS Top Safety Pick Plus Award

By Jennifer Geiger on October 6, 2015

Fiat's newest little SUV is a rising star in the brand's lineup: the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety today named the 2016 Fiat 500X a Top Safety Pick Plus, the agency's highest honor. The designation is in stark contrast to… Read More

2015 Fiat 500 Abarth Video

By Joe Wiesenfelder on August 10, 2015

Fiat has made some improvements for 2015 to its rowdy 500 Abarth subcompact car. Let's take a look at what's new, what's good, what's bad and how the Fiat 500 Abarth fared against seven performance compacts and subcompacts in Cars.com's… Read More