2016 Fiat 500X marks the return of Fiat into the American car market. It is pretty much like the popular two door hatchback from Fiat, the Fiat 500, except that it is bigger in size. So people who love Fiat 500 but were looking for better options due to its space can now safely choose this 2016 Fiat 500X which is better not only in terms of space but also in terms of other features. This latest SUV (Sports Utility Vehicle) from Fiat is all about a promise of styling and purposeful utility. Positive Aspects: A big car for carrying friends and family, be it a holiday or be it on the way to office, four wheel drive system coming as an option, great Italian styling both inside and on the outside.
2016 Fiat 500X Exterior and Interior
2016 Fiat 500X is Fiat’s latest addition to its 500 series line up. This four door car with a ride height considerably high and an exciting optional four wheel drive system is really prepped up to be success story once it hits automobile markets across the globe. It has a roomier cabin and a considerably good handling which can handle wet and slippery weather conditions without much fuss. It shares the same platform as that on the Fiat 500L, only differences being wheel base of 500X is smaller than 500L while length of 500L is an inch shorter than 500X.
Wheels offered will start from 16-inches and will go up with trim level up to 18-inches. Upholstery offered will either be of cloth or of leather, depending upon the trim level. Infotainment system will find its place on a touch screen ranging from 5 to 6 inches. Bluetooth connectivity will also feature as standard.
Fiat will be offering five levels of trims for their latest inclusion in their 500 series line up, 2016 500X. These will come namely, Pop, Easy, Trekking, Lounge and Trekking Plus. All these trims are considerably good in their own right and will provide the buyer with a wide range of options to choose from.
Although similar to Fiat’s hatch back version, this 2016 500X will be much more spacious with more capacity to hold passengers as well as luggage and its seats can be folded to further increase cargo loading area, which sums up to an astonishing 20 cubic feet with rear seats unfolded and 60 cubic feet with rear seats folded.
2016 Fiat 500X Engine Specs
- A standard 1.4 litre turbocharged engine with four cylinders which will produce 160 brake horsepower as well as 184 pound feet of torque. This will be coupled with either a six speed manual transmission or an optional nine speed automatic gearbox.
- An optional 2.4 litre four cylinder unit producing 180 brake horsepower along with 175 pound feet of torque. This unit will have nine speed automatic transmissions as standard and will also have optional all-wheel drive.
2016 Fiat 500X Release Date and MSRP
Climate control, heated seats, speakers and navigation will be offered among other features. 2016 Fiat 500X will have a starting price tag of $20,900 and will go up to $28,000.