2015 FIAT 500L  RealSafeCars79Safety Rating

#22 of 2015 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#57 of all 2015 vehicles


The 500L, which FIAT introduced in 2014, is a midsize wagon with seating up to 5. Strong on technology, it has offered Android Auto and Apple CarPlay since 2017. Having better than average EPA (miles per gallon) for its class, it reduces fuel costs and pollution. FIAT offers a 4-year, 50,000-mile basic/powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2015 FIAT 500L is average compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2015 FIAT 500L has a score of 79, implying a 0.043% chance of driver death (3.8% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2015 FIAT 500L has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0429% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 4.901%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0429% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 4.901% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2015 FIAT 500L is 11% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2015 FIAT 500L is 17% less likely to result in a fatal accident.


But it is safer than many comparable models.

8656Hyundai VelosterToyota Scion xBM. Outlander SportMINI CountrymanFIAT 500LVolkswagen GolfJeep RenegadeChevrolet TraxSubaru CrosstrekVolkswagen BeetleMazda CX-5Nissan JukeComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2015 FIAT 500L with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 56 to 86. The 2015 FIAT 500L is safer than the 2015 Hyundai Veloster, the 2015 Toyota Scion xB, the 2015 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport, the 2015 Nissan Juke, the 2015 Mazda CX-5, the 2015 Volkswagen Beetle, the 2015 Subaru Crosstrek, the 2015 Chevrolet Trax, and the 2015 Jeep Renegade. It is about as safe as the 2015 Volkswagen Golf and the 2015 MINI Countryman.

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