The car was called Fiat 500X, and the start of its sales was originally scheduled for the beginning of 2013th, but in the end proved to be postponed to 2015. The range of this model took the place of all-terrain Sedici, which perelitsovannoy copy Suzuki SX4 model.
The basis of the new Fiat 500X platform laid by the recently introduced SUV Jeep Renegade, and he, in turn, is based on 500L. Overall length of the new items is 4250 mm, width – 1800, height – 1600, the boot capacity is 330 liters. For crossover manufacturers have produced two versions – standard and all-terrain with a special protective plastic bodywork around the perimeter of the body. Model boasts ample opportunities for personalization – customers will decide 1 of 12 exterior colors and 1 of 8 figures wheels offered a diameter of 16, 17 and 18 inches.
As powertrains for Fiat 500X offered a wide range of powertrains, which included the 1.4-liter Turbo MultiAir II, available with a capacity of 140 and 170 hp MultiJet II diesel engines of 1.6 (120 hp ) and 2.0 (140 hp) liters, and later joined by 184-horsepower 2.4-liter Tigershark engine and E-torQ 1.6-liter (110 troops). Transmissions, like engines, presented all sorts of options – a five- and six-speed manual transmission, and six-speed automatic transmission. A drive can be not only the front but also complete.
Four-wheel drive system can be equipped with 500X Drive Mode Selector with three modes: Auto, Sport and All weather. Switching between them is changing the algorithm of the engine, transmission, brakes and steering. The surcharge also available Uconnect multimedia system with a 5- or 6.5-inch screen, navigation, voice control and a rearview camera. World premiere of new items was held at the Paris Motor Show in 2014, the price of Fiat 500X in Europe starts with a mark of 17,600 euros. Sell ​​SUV planned a hundred countries around the world.