In the global market of SUVs, there must be a very few people who have not heard about the Fiat 500 series. Globally popular brand, Fiat has introduced the latest edition to their 500X series in 2021. As always, Fiat is able to provide the customers with various options in terms of exterior looks and greater performance. The fuel economy of the Fiat 500X is 24 mpg in the city and 30 mpg on the highway making the combined mpg of 26 which is moderate for a pint-sized SUV. Fiat 500X uses 3.8 gallons of fuel for a ride of 100 miles and the compact SUV can hold 12.7 gallons of fuel at its fullest capacity.
In the USA, the series comes in four variants Pop, Trekking, Sport and Trekking plus to turn heads on the road. In the UK, Fiat 500X has three variants namely 500X Sport, 500X Urban and 500X Cross where 500X Urban includes three Varieties Pop, Connect and a Special series named Hey Google. These variants provide the customers with various options in terms of wheels, rear windows, steering, arm rest and so on.
|2021 Fiat 500X||24||30||26|
|2021 Jeep Renegade||24||32||27|
|2021 Buick Encore||24||29||26|
As one of the widely purchased categories of vehicle, there are plenty of SUVs in the market within the same performance calibre of Fiat 500X. 2021 Jeep Renegade which has the same engine size provides better fuel performance than Fiat 500X with 27 mpg in combination while providing 24 in city and 32 in highway. Similarly, the 2021 Buick Encore which has similar drivetrain (AWD) as Fiat 500X has fuel economy of 26 mpg in combination, 24 mpg in city and 29 mpg in highway which is slightly below the fuel economy of Fiat 500X.
First launched in 2014, the Fiat 500x have innovated its design and features for seven years continuously by 2021. The Fiat 500x is best known for its charming vintage style and on-road focus.
The Fiat 500x is designed with an eye-catching interior and offers an exalted sense of style with no compromise on comfort and space. The pop and trekking model have received an updated seating in 2021 and the sport model comes with an optional package of sunroof, 19 inch wheels, front and rear parking sensors and heated front seats. A 7.0-inch touchscreen infotainment is available in all the trims. For safety the 500x offers 75 standard features like full speed forward collision warning, adaptive cruise control and lane departure warning with lane keep assist.
As of June 2021, the US price of these appealing variants of Fiat 500X SUVs are presented in the table below:
|Fiat 500X variants||USA Price|
As of May 2021, the UK price of these variants of Fiat 500X SUVs are presented in the table below:
|Fiat 500X variants||Sub-variants||UK price|
Fiat 500X Sport
|SPORT FireFly Turbo 1.0 120hp||£22,564|
|SPORT FireFly Turbo 1.3 150hp DCT Automatic||£25,064|
Fiat 500X Cross
|CROSS FireFly Turbo 1.0 120hp||£21,564|
|CROSS FireFly Turbo 1.3 150hp DCT Automatic||£24,064|
Fiat 500X Connect
|CONNECT FireFly Turbo 1.0 120hp||£19,764|
|CONNECT FireFly Turbo 1.3 150hp DCT Automatic||£22,264|
Fiat 500X Pop
|POP FireFly Turbo 1.0 120hp||£18,864|
Fiat 500X Hey Google
|HEY GOOGLE FireFly Turbo 1.0 120hp||£20,764|
|HEY GOOGLE FireFly Turbo 1.3 150hp DCT Automatic||£23,264|
Specifications of Fiat 500X
As a compact SUV, Fiat 500X is powered by 1.3L MultiAir Turbo engine that ensures smooth turns, luxurious interior and overall comfortable riding experience. Fiat 500X also has Dynamic Selector Traction Control System which lets the customers choose from three distinct drives modes to provide smooth experience on normal travels as well as slippery and off-roads travels. Furthermore, Fiat 500X has Engine Stop/Start Technology which reduces fuel consumption. Other Specifications of the Fiat 500X are:
|Vehicle Specifications Items||Details|
|Fuel Type||Unleaded Regular Gasoline|
|Cargo Capacity, All seats in place||14.1 Cubic feet|
|Passenger Capacity||5 maximum|
|Heating and Cooling||Manual Air conditioning|
|Drive Type||All-Wheel Drive (AWD)|
|Engine Size||1.3L MultiAir Turbo Engine|
|Torque||210 Lb-ft of Torque|
|Transmission||Nine-Speed Automatic Transmission|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||12.7 Gallons|
|Maximum Towing Capacity||N/A|
|Minimum Ground Clearance||7.9 Inches|
After going through all the specifications, fuel economy and features, we can come to the conclusion that Fiat 500X is a decent SUV available in the market. All the variants of the 2021 Fiat 500X have so many distinctive features that it covers the requirements of large mass. The fuel economy is not the best available in the market but it is reasonable considering the price range and features. It may not be the first choice for aspiring drivers but it is a decent bargain for many of them.
This review on Fiat 500X mpg, gas mileage or fuel economy along with specifications and rivals was submitted by Nikita D. on June 2021.