2018 FIAT 500X  RealSafeCars79Safety Rating

#34 of 2018 SUVs

#68 of all 2018 vehicles


The 500X, which FIAT introduced in 2016, is a small SUV with seating up to 5. Strong on technology, it has offered Android Auto and Apple CarPlay since 2018. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it bypasses mud and snow with ease. Having more than average horsepower for its class, the 500X packs some oomph. FIAT offers a 4-year, 50,000-mile basic/powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2018 FIAT 500X 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 500X has a score of 79, implying a 0.044% chance of driver death (3.9% chance of injury). If equipped with optional advanced driver safety features, the chance of death falls to 0.043%, and the chance of injury falls to 3.8%.

We estimate that the 2018 FIAT 500X has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0439% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 5.0078%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0439% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 5.0078% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2018 FIAT 500X is 9% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2018 FIAT 500X is 5% more likely to result in a fatal accident.

2018 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.

8963M. Outlander SportKia SoulHyundai TucsonHyundai Elantra GTKia SportageFIAT 500XFord EcoSportJeep CompassHyundai KonaFord EscapeFIAT 500LJeep RenegadeComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2018 FIAT 500X with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 63 to 89. The 2018 FIAT 500X is safer than the 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport, the 2018 Kia Soul, the 2018 Hyundai Tucson, the 2018 Hyundai Elantra GT, and the 2018 Kia Sportage and less safe than the 2018 Ford EcoSport. It is about as safe as the 2018 Jeep Renegade and the 2018 FIAT 500L.

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