2016 Fiat 500X crossover, SUV

Because its resurgence, the Fiat 500 array increased to consist of the 500C, the bigger 500L, the all-electric 500E as well as the high-performance 500 Abarth. Further extending the fine art of platform-sharing, the 500X is based on the exact same GM Fiat Small style that develops the technical basis of the Fiat Grande Punto as well as Linea. 2016 Fiat 500X

Design

Both tasks make it possible for the 500X to be not merely a perched 500, but a stylish crossover that marks Fiat’s entrance in a brand-new section. Somewhat longer, wider and also lower than the current 500L, the brand-new Fiat 500X preserves clear aesthetic household hints however matches edgier outlining with a sleeker in general profile to include a more modern flair. The fairly nondescript body is highlighted by familiar Fiat 500 styling hints, most clearly in the round lights components up front. 2016 Fiat 500X

Engine

The schedule includes four fuel units as well as 3 diesels. The gas variety starts with the 1.6-liter E-torQ ranked at 110 horsepower and also continues with the firm’s familiar 1.4-liter MultiAir. The turbo mill is available in two guises, creating 140 and also 170 horse power, respectively. The range-topping gas engine is the 2.4-liter Tiger Tigershark we’re already acquainted with here in the United States. This engine cranks out 184 ponies and also it’s likely one of the actual few drivetrains the 500X will bring to North America. The transmission lineup includes 5- and also six-speed guidebooks, a six-speed dual-clutch automated, and also a nine-speed torque-converter automated. The U.S.-market powertrain portfolio is not known at this factor, however if the Jeep Renegade is a sign. The last is additionally available on the 2.0-liter MultiJet, diesel model with all-wheel-drive, however only as an alternative. 2016 Fiat 500X

Review

The cost-effective and also well-proven platform has struts all over, as well as the Fiat will supply a “Drive Mood Selector” that impacts the shift routine, the electrical power steering, and also the throttle feedback. Fiat has overtaken the competition somewhat in terms of driver-assistance systems, with lane-departure caution, blind-spot caution, as well as TomTom gps readily available. The interior of the 500X is additionally brand-new when as compared to the routine 500s, although it discusses a lot with both the 500L and its American sibling, the Jeep Renegade. The dashboard attributes either a 5- or 6.5-inch Uconnect infotainment device with both Bluetooth and USB connection, which are run by guiding tire commands and voice command. The 5-inch Uconnect is furnished with TomTom 2.5 D navigation, while the 6.5-inch system includes satellite navigation with 3D maps. From the side, the 500X ditches the acquainted 500 look as well as becomes special in its very own right using plastic cladding covering the wheel arches as well as the side skirts as well as a raked rear glass. 2016 Fiat 500X

Release and also price

Rates for the Fiat 500X is not yet offered, yet we’ll be right back as soon as we acquire some information. It’s anticipated that the most recent participant of the boosting 500 home will change the Suzuki SX4-based Fiat Sedici, although when the X will definitely take place sale remains an open concern. 2016 Fiat 500X

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