2017 FIAT 500L  RealSafeCars79Safety Rating

#27 of 2017 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#66 of all 2017 vehicles

The 500L, introduced by FIAT in 2014, is a midsize wagon with seating up to 5. Strong on technology, it has offered Android Auto and Apple CarPlay since 2017. FIAT offers a 4-year, 50,000-mile basic/powertrain warranty on its lineup.

The 2017 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 2017 FIAT 500L has a score of 79, implying a 0.043% chance of driver death (3.8% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2017 FIAT 500L has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0427% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 4.8789%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0427% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 4.8789% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2017 FIAT 500L is 8% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2017 FIAT 500L is 15% less likely to result in a fatal accident.

And it is about as safe as many comparable models.

8863Nissan JukeM. Outlander SportFIAT 500XHyundai TucsonSubaru CrosstrekMINI CooperFord EscapeFIAT 500LJeep RenegadeJeep CompassVolkswagen GTIBuick EncoreComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2017 FIAT 500L with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 63 to 88. The 2017 FIAT 500L is safer than the 2017 Nissan Juke, the 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport, the 2017 FIAT 500X, the 2017 Hyundai Tucson, and the 2017 Subaru Crosstrek and less safe than the 2017 MINI Cooper. It is about as safe as the 2017 Buick Encore, the 2017 Volkswagen GTI, the 2017 Jeep Compass, and the 2017 Jeep Renegade.

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