2017 Fiat 500X Review

Introduction

Fiat's 500X is the more rugged-looking SUV relation to the Fiat 500. It replicates that car's cool image and strong sense of style in a package that remains affordable and offers no shortage of personalisation. Depending on your taste, it comes in two distinct versions called ‘City look’ and ‘Off-Road look’, with a choice of petrol and diesel engines, and there are all-wheel-drive versions, too. There’s enough space inside to suit family life, and the cabin is versatile. The 500X performs well on the road compared to its SUV rivals.

 

Body Style: SUV Seats: 5 MRP from £14,745 - £26,465 

        

Did you know? The Fiat 500X shares much of its mechanicals with the equally stylish Jeep Renegade.

Verdict | Design | Interior | Technology | Performance | Safety | Specs | Running Costs | Pricing

Verdict: ★★★★★★★☆☆☆ (6.9/10)

Looking every inch the beefed up version of the cute Fiat 500 supermini, the 500X is a well-proportioned crossover that blends functionality and style to good success. While many will be used just for the daily commute, the rugged all-wheel-drive version is surprisingly capable off-road. There’s a choice of engines that should suit most people, but the petrol engines are better matched to the car’s characteristics. Dynamically it doesn’t rule the SUV roost, but it does have more kerbside appeal than most.

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Design & Exterior ★★★★★★★★☆☆ (8/10)
Interior & Comfort ★★★★★★★☆☆☆ (7/10)
Technology & Connectivity ★★★★★★☆☆☆☆ (6/10)