2017 FIAT 500X  RealSafeCars72Safety Rating

#54 of 2017 SUVs

#131 of all 2017 vehicles

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

The 2017 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 2017 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 2017 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 2017 FIAT 500X is 12% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2017 FIAT 500X is 28% more likely to result in a fatal accident.

2017 FIAT 500X offers AEB optionally. With AEB, the vehicle lifetime fatality chance drops by 3%.

And it is about as safe as many comparable models.

8364Nissan JukeM. Outlander SportKia SoulFIAT 500XHyundai TucsonVolkswagen BeetleFIAT 500LJeep RenegadeJeep CompassBuick EncoreKia SportageSubaru CrosstrekComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2017 FIAT 500X with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 64 to 83. The 2017 FIAT 500X is safer than the 2017 Nissan Juke, the 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport, and the 2017 Kia Soul and less safe than the 2017 Kia Sportage, the 2017 Buick Encore, the 2017 Jeep Compass, the 2017 Jeep Renegade, and the 2017 FIAT 500L. It is about as safe as the 2017 Hyundai Tucson and the 2017 Volkswagen Beetle.

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