2020 Fiat 500X

small SUV / 4-door SUV

2020 Fiat 500X 4-door SUV
2016 Fiat 500X shown

Crashworthiness

Rating overview
Roof strength

Crash avoidance & mitigation

Headlights
Front crash prevention: vehicle-to-vehicle
Optional system
Advanced

Other available safety features

  • Standard daytime running lights
  • Optional blind spot detection
  • Optional lane departure warning
  • Optional lane departure prevention

Key

  • G
    Good
  • A
    Acceptable
  • M
    Marginal
  • P
    Poor
  • Superior
  • Advanced
  • Basic

Some ratings use a scale of Poor to Good. Others range from Basic to Superior.

Roof strength

Rating applies to 2016-20 models

Tested vehicle: 2016 Fiat 500X Easy 4-door 4wd

Overall evaluation
Curb weight 3,245 lbs
Peak force 13,837 lbs
Strength-to-weight ratio 4.26

How the roof strength test is conducted

Front crash prevention: vehicle-to-vehicle

System details

  • Optional Full Speed Forward Collision Warning with Active Braking

Package name

  • Optional Advanced Safety Package

Overall evaluation

Applies to 2017-20 models

Advanced
Advanced
with optional equipment
  • This system meets the requirements for forward collision warning.
  • In the 12 mph IIHS test, this vehicle nearly avoided a collision.
  • In the 25 mph IIHS test, impact speed was reduced by 5 mph.

How front crash prevention is evaluated

Headlights

Trim level(s)

  • Lounge trim
  • Pop trim
  • Trekking trim
  • Sport trim
Low-beam headlight type Halogen projector
High-beam headlight type Halogen projector
Curve-adaptive? No
High-beam assist? No
Overall rating
Distance at which headlights provide at least 5 lux illumination:
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Low beams
On the straightaway, visibility was inadequate on both sides of the road. On curves, visibility was inadequate in all 4 tests.

The low beams never exceeded glare limits.

High beams
On the straightaway, visibility was inadequate on both sides of the road. On curves, visibility was inadequate in all 4 tests.

Technical measurements for this test
Trim level(s)
  • Lounge trim
  • Pop trim
  • Trekking trim
  • Sport trim
Low-beam headlight type Halogen projector
High-beam headlight type Halogen projector
Curve-adaptive? No
High-beam assist? No
Overall rating
Applies to 2016-20 models
LOW BEAMS Average minimum useful
illumination distance (5 lux)
Amount glare
exceeded threshold
Straightaway right edge 75.8 m None
Straightaway left edge 39.5 m None
250m radius right curve, right edge 46.9 m None
250m radius left curve, left edge 38.8 m None
150m radius right curve, right edge 41.4 m None
150m radius left curve, left edge 33.4 m None
HIGH BEAMS Average minimum useful
illumination distance (5 lux)
Straightaway right edge 122.9 m
Straightaway left edge 64.7 m
250m radius right curve, right edge 57.3 m
250m radius left curve, left edge 46.7 m
150m radius right curve, right edge 45.7 m
150m radius left curve, left edge 37.8 m

How headlights are evaluated