2020 FIAT 500L  RealSafeCars80Safety Rating

#37 of 2020 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#93 of all 2020 vehicles


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


The 2020 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 2020 FIAT 500L has a score of 80, implying a 0.042% chance of driver death (3.8% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2020 FIAT 500L has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0421% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 4.8077%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0421% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 4.8077% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2020 FIAT 500L is 12% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2020 FIAT 500L is 18% less likely to result in a fatal accident.


But it is safer than many comparable models.

8463M. Outlander SportM. Eclipse CrossHyundai TucsonHyundai Elantra GTSubaru CrosstrekJeep RenegadeJeep CompassFIAT 500LBuick EncoreMazda CX-30Kia SportageChevrolet TraxComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2020 FIAT 500L with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 63 to 84. The 2020 FIAT 500L is safer than the 2020 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport, the 2020 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross, the 2020 Hyundai Tucson, the 2020 Hyundai Elantra GT, the 2020 Subaru Crosstrek, the 2020 Jeep Renegade, and the 2020 Chevrolet Trax. It is about as safe as the 2020 Jeep Compass.

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