2018 FIAT 500L  RealSafeCars80Safety Rating

#22 of 2018 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#56 of all 2018 vehicles


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


The 2018 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 2018 FIAT 500L has a score of 80, implying a 0.042% chance of driver death (3.8% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2018 FIAT 500L has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0422% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 4.8213%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0422% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 4.8213% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2018 FIAT 500L is 12% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2018 FIAT 500L is 18% less likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is about as safe as many comparable models.

8963M. Outlander SportHyundai TucsonHyundai Elantra GTVolkswagen GolfFIAT 500XFord EcoSportMINI CooperJeep CompassHyundai KonaFord EscapeFIAT 500LJeep RenegadeComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2018 FIAT 500L with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 63 to 89. The 2018 FIAT 500L is safer than the 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport, the 2018 Hyundai Tucson, and the 2018 Hyundai Elantra GT and less safe than the 2018 MINI Cooper and the 2018 Ford EcoSport. It is about as safe as the 2018 FIAT 500X, the 2018 Jeep Renegade, the 2018 Ford Escape, the 2018 Hyundai Kona, and the 2018 Jeep Compass.

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