2016 FIAT 500X  RealSafeCars72Safety Rating

#45 of 2016 SUVs

#123 of all 2016 vehicles


The 500X, introduced by FIAT in 2016, is a mini SUV with seating up to 5. Strong on technology, it has offered Android Auto and Apple CarPlay since 2018. The FIAT 500X provides superior horsepower for its class, offering great power. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it handles mud, snow, and sand with ease. FIAT offers a 4-year, 50,000-mile basic/powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2016 FIAT 500X is below 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 2016 FIAT 500X has a score of 72, implying a 0.052% chance of driver death (4.7% chance of injury). If equipped with optional advanced driver safety features, the chance of death falls to 0.051%, and the chance of injury falls to 4.5%.

We estimate that the 2016 FIAT 500X has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0522% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 5.9591%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0522% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 5.9591% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2016 FIAT 500X is 9% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2016 FIAT 500X is 25% more likely to result in a fatal accident.

2016 FIAT 500X offers AEB optionally. With AEB, the vehicle lifetime fatality chance drops by 3%.


And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

8564M. Outlander SportHonda HR-VFIAT 500XHyundai TucsonVolkswagen BeetleNissan JukeFord EscapeMINI CountrymanJeep RenegadeFIAT 500LChevrolet TraxJeep CompassComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2016 FIAT 500X with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 64 to 85. The 2016 FIAT 500X is safer than the 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport and less safe than the 2016 Jeep Compass, the 2016 Chevrolet Trax, the 2016 FIAT 500L, the 2016 Jeep Renegade, the 2016 MINI Countryman, and the 2016 Ford Escape. It is about as safe as the 2016 Honda HR-V, the 2016 Hyundai Tucson, and the 2016 Volkswagen Beetle.

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