2016 Fiat 500x Release date, Specs, Photos, Price & Review
2016 Fiat 500X is yet one more 500-version of Italian compact hatchback crossovers with nice pedigree. Except base Fiat 500, 500L and 500e, 500X is the newest addition to this traditionally flush lineup. Mini crossover was introduced eventually Paris Motor Show and can be carried over for at least 2 or 3 years which means that 2016 Fiat 500X won’t provide any significant changes.
The 500X is new this year, and Fiat says it brings sensible road manners, excellent urban size, wonderful fuel economy, and cut-above safety technology to the growing category of tiny SUVs a category that features the Chevy Trax and Buick Encore, the automobile Renegade and soon can embrace the likes of the Honda HR-V and Mazda CX-3.
2016 Fiat 500x Engine
Overseas markets have the luxury of obtaining 3 distinctive engines as well as few turbo diesel ones; 1.6L and 2.0L MultiJet II 4-cylinders. Third choice that is additionally available in the U.S. is 1.4L turbocharged 4-cylinder petrol engine that delivers 160 horsepower and 184 lb-ft of torque that are sent to the front wheels via 6-speed manual transmission. North American markets get another option; 2.4L naturally aspirated 4-cylinder with 180 horsepower and one 175 lb-ft of torque that is optionally driven through all four wheels and 9-speed transmission system.
2016 Fiat 500x exterior & interior
Trekking and Trekking Plus versions have their own front and rear end styles, for a rather more rugged look. All-wheel drive is a choice; however the 500X isn’t off-roader like its Renegade kin. Stripped of the Jeep’s skid plates and additional ground clearance, the 500X will simply fine for traction as a front-driver; the optional $1,900 AWD system contributes additional traction whereas disconnecting itself once not required, to assist reduce fuel consumption. At up to 31 mpg highway, the 500X can still be at a gas-mileage disadvantage to the Honda HR-V particular.
In terms of interior space, the 500X measures up against most rivals. Front-seat space and luxury are typically sensible, though the available leather seats might use more definition at the bottom and less at the headrest. In back, knee and headroom will feel scant behind a tall driver and beneath the optional sunroof. Cargo space is competitive, and though the 500X’s rear seat does not fold quite flat, the ensuing space has a nice, low load floor and a regular form.
2016 Fiat 500X MPG and Price
Turbo engine is rated at 25mpg within the city and 33 mpg on the highway that stands at 28 mpg combined. Naturally aspirated engine delivers similar figures, albeit with slight discrepancies in front and all-wheel drive modes. Price will possibly be in the same vary as its competitors are presently charging for their models, which implies between $20,000 and $25,000, or slightly more. This edition we can expect in second half 2015. Fiat offers four models: Easy, Pop, Lounge, Trekking and Trekking Plus.