The manufacturer, Fiat introduced its 500X model in the year 2014 Paris Motor Show. It is a four-door hatchback that comes second in the lineup after 500L. Considering the chassis, it used the General Motor Fiat Small Platform that is incorporated with Fiat Grande Punto and Fiat 500L. With the introduction of 2017 Fiat 500X, it is already in a huge flash in the market.
At present, Fiat 500L is available with different engine variants where all-wheel drive system is optional. It will be equipped with one gasoline- 1.4-liter turbocharged MultiAir2, two diesel variants- Multijet Turbodiesel (1.6-liter and 2.0-liter).
2017 Fiat 500X – Body Styles Changes and other Options
At the front fascia of 2017 Fiat 500X, one can see signature style headlights and fog lights design. The front bumper is incorporated with a mesh design to offer complete air intake. At its front grille, one can see the manufacturer’s badge. Deep accents can be seen traveling from the front end of door panels to its rear end. This gives eye-catchy aspects to all its buyers.
Looking at the rear end, spectators can see the taillights which are unique in design. A slight bump can be seen below the tailgate that is because of the wheelbase and tailgate design.
The interior cabin of 2017 Fiat 500X incorporates high-quality materials for its upholstery. This will give occupants better comfort and relax in different driving conditions. In the interior cabin, there are no such changes that can be highlighted in this all-new 2017 500X. But still, this remains one of the most attractive sections of this vehicle.
2017 Fiat 500X – Powerful Engine and Performance
As of now, it has been sourced out that the manufacturer has offered separate variants for North America. These engine variants feature 1.4-liters turbocharged 4-cylinder engine. This engine will be mated to a 6-speed manual transmission system with the front-wheel drive system. It can produce up to a maximum power of 138 hp.
Other engine features 2.4-liters, 4-cylinder engine with the standard front-wheel drive system and all-wheel drive system is optional. It can produce up to a maximum power of 180 hp. It will be mated to a 9-speed automatic transmission system.
After certain hard-findings, it has been found that 2017 Fiat 500X comes with different trims that include:
- Pop Star
- Cross Plus
- Trekking Plus
Here, the Pop Star, Cross, and Cross Plus are truly targeted for European market whereas Easy, Trekking and Trekking Plus are set for the US market. The rest two- Pop and Lounge are common trim models.
2017 Fiat 500X – Safety and Price
Considering the safety features of this new 500X, it incorporates some additional advanced features like moderate offset frontal-impact to small offset frontal-impact, roof crush consistent rollover, rear collision assistance (inducing whiplash).
The price of Fiat 500X 2017 is all set to get a hike from its predecessor. It has been sourced out to cost around $19,995 – $23,890 including all its trim models. It will be interesting to be how the buyers are going to take advantage of this all-new vehicle in different driving conditions.