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2020 FIAT 500X

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$24,590

starting MSRP

Key specs

Base trim shown

SUV

Body style

26

Combined MPG

5

Seating capacity

167.2” x 63.7”

Dimensions

All-wheel drive

Drivetrain

Overview

The good:

  • Powerful engine
  • Customizability
  • Good headroom
  • Android Auto, Apple CarPlay standard
  • Available dual-pane moonroof helps lighten the cabin

The bad:

  • Terribly uncomfortable head restraints
  • Acceleration lag, especially from a stop
  • Noisy on the highway
  • Lack of standard active safety features
  • Not much backseat legroom
  • Strange cabin ergonomics

4 trims

Starting msrp listed lowest to highest price

Wondering which trim is right for you?

Our 2020 FIAT 500X trim comparison will help you decide.

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Notable features

  • New Sport version
  • Five-seat small SUV
  • Turbo 1.3-liter four-cylinder engine
  • Nine-speed automatic transmission
  • All-wheel drive standard
  • Automatic emergency braking available

2020 FIAT 500X review: Our expert's take

What Is the 2020 Fiat 500X?

The Fiat 500X is a five-seat subcompact SUV powered by a standard 177-horsepower, turbocharged 1.3-liter four-cylinder engine that works with a nine-speed automatic transmission.  All-wheel drive is standard, and 500X competitors include the Subaru Crosstrek, Honda HR-V and Hyundai Kona.

What’s New on the 2020 Fiat 500X?

A new Sport trim level features unique exterior and interior design cues, including different front-end styling with a more prominent lower grille opening and larger foglight surrounds. There are also Sport badges on the front fenders; gray door handles and mirror caps; a dark headliner and roof pillars; revised finishes on the doors and center console; sport seats finished in fabric and vinyl; a leather and Alcantara steering wheel with shift paddles; an Alcantara-finished instrument panel hood; aluminum pedal covers; and Sport floormats. A black roof is optional on all trim levels.

What Features in the 2020 Fiat 500X Are Most Important?

The 500X’s standard 7-inch touchscreen multimedia system includes Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone connectivity, as well as Bluetooth streaming audio. The SUV’s standard all-wheel-drive system is uncommon in this class (most competitors have standard front-wheel drive), but its inclusion is offset by a higher starting price. Available active safety features include forward collision warning with automatic emergency braking, lane departure warning, lane-keep assist, and blind spot warning with rear cross-traffic alert.

Should I Buy the 2020 Fiat 500X?

If you’re looking for a little more style than the subcompact SUV norm, the 500X is worth a look. However, there are some odd ergonomics in the cabin, and the automatic transmission’s behavior could be better. The backseat is tight, too.

Consumer reviews

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort
  • Interior
  • Performance
  • Value
  • Exterior
  • Reliability
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Warranty

New car and Certified Pre-Owned programs by FIAT
New car program benefits
Bumper-to-bumper
48 months/50,000 miles
Corrosion
60 months/unlimited distance
Powertrain
48 months/50,000 miles
Roadside assistance
48 months/unlimited distance
Certified Pre-Owned program benefits
Maximum age/mileage
5 model years or newer/less than 75,000 miles
Basic warranty terms
3 months/3,000 miles
Powertrain
7 years/100,000 miles
Dealer certification required
125-point inspection
Roadside assistance
Yes
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