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Fiat 500x 2016

What's the Best Subcompact SUV?

By Patrick Olsen on October 4, 2018

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 ... Read More
Which Subcompact SUV Gets the Best Mileage?

By Joe Bruzek on March 15, 2018

CARS.COM — 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 2... Read More
2016 Subcompact SUV Driving Range

By Rick Popely on July 12, 2017

CARS.COM — Small SUVs are becoming more popular, and manufacturers are adding subcompact crossovers to meet the growing demand. The attractions are clear: They have better fuel economy than their b... Read More
Headlight Safety Test Casts Shadow on Compact SUVs

By Matt Schmitz on March 31, 2017

CARS.COM — As the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety continues to shed new light on the performance of one of the most basic, yet vital, elements of car safety — headlights — automakers have th... Read More
2015-2016 Chrysler, Fiat, Jeep, Ram Transmission Issue

By Tom Torbjornsen on April 28, 2016

The problem: Affected vehicles may exhibit rough shift patterns and poor shift quality while driving. This is due to a software glitch in the automatic transmission control module. Vehicles affec... Read More
2016 Fiat 500X: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Newman on February 29, 2016

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? W... Read More
2015 Jeep Renegade, 2016 Fiat 500X Brake Issue

By Tom Torbjornsen on January 6, 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... 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 versatilit... 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... 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 hig... Read More