2016 Fiat 500X Specifications, Dimensions, and Safety

See the Fiat 500X main page. Front brakes are 12 x 1.1 vented rotors with 2.36” single piston floating calipers. In back, 10.95 x .47 solid rotors with similar calipers. Vacuum power assist is standard as are antilock brakes and electric parking brakes.

 POPEasy, Trekking, LoungeAWD Easy, Trekking, LoungeTrekking PlusTrekking Plus AWD
CrossContact LX Sport
GY Eagle Sport or
Kumho KL33
GY Wrangler SRA or
Falken Wildpeak

The weight is rated at 2,967 lb (1,346 kg). The fuel tank holds 12.7 gallons.

 Fiat 500X and
most Renegade
Overall Ratio 15.715.7
Turning diameter, feet (meters)36.335.3 (10.76)
Steering Turns (lock-to-lock) 2.682.76

The dimensions are in some cases identical to Jeep Renegade, in some cases different:

Dimension2016 Fiat 500X2015 Jeep Renegade
Towing None0-3,000 lb
Front Head Room w/out Sunroof 39.141.1
Front Head Room with Sunroof ?39.7
Front Legroom 41.441.2
Front Shoulder Room 54.355.9
Front Hip Room 53.353.1
Front Seat Travel 9.0 driver, 10.2 pass9.0 driver, 10.2 pass
Front Recliner Range (degrees) 13-55°13-55°
Front SAE Volume (std roof) 54.8 cubic feet54.8 cubic feet
Rear Head Room 37.840.5
Rear Legroom 34.835.1
Rear Shoulder Room 52.855.1
Rear Hip Room 52.251.9
Rear SAE volume45.3 cubic feet45.3 cubic feet
Cargo Liftover Height 30.5 FWD
31.4 AWD
30.2 min
Min width at liftgate opening39.039.0 at bottom
Min height at liftgate opening29.029.0
Distance between wheelhouses37.637.6
Cargo vol. behind rear seat 18.5 cubic feet18.5 cubic feet
Cargo vol. behind front seats50.8 cubic feet50.8 cubic feet
EPA interior index118.6 cubic feet118.6 cubic feet
Coefficient of drag (cD)0.3500.354 (FWD diesel)
0.350 (FWD)
0.360 (AWD)
0.370 (Trailhawk)
Length x width 167.2 x 70.7*166.6 x 71.0
for Trekking168.2 x 70.7*n/a

* Excludes mirrors. With mirrors, 79.7


Standard and optional safety features on the 2016 Fiat 500X include (for full explanations, see the 2015 Chrysler 200 safety-and-specs page):

  • EngineFiat 1.4
    Horsepower160 180
    Torque184 175
    Transmission6-spd man.9-spd auto.
    All-row full-length side-curtain air bags
  • All-speed traction control system working with brakes and torque control
  • Anti-lock brake system with rough-road detection
  • Automatic defogger (works without driver intervention, on cars with automatic temperature control)
  • Automatic headlamps with automatic high beams
  • Auto-reverse sunroof and windows (if obstacles are detected)
  • Blind-spot Monitoring
  • Brake assist (full braking in emergencies even if the driver does not push the brake all the way)
  • Brake-lock differential system and electronic brake-force distribution
  • Capless fuel-filler door
  • Cornering fog lamps: Provide light in the direction of an intended turn or lane change
  • Driver’s side knee air bag
  • Dual-note electric horns
  • Electric parking brake
  • Electronic stability control with roll mitigation
  • Express up/down windows
  • Fog lamps
  • Forward Collision Warning-Plus: Utilizes radar and video sensors to detect whether the 500X is approaching another vehicle or large obstacle in its path too rapidly, and warns or assists the driver
  • Front-seat mounted side pelvic thorax air bags
  • Front wiper blades de-icer
  • Heated sideview mirrors
  • Height-adjustable seat belts (front row)
  • Hill-start Assist (HSA)
  • LaneSense Departure Warning-Plus
  • Mopar Electronic Vehicle Tracking System
  • Rear park assist and/or camera
  • Projector headlamps
  • Rain-sensing wipers
  • Ready Alert Braking (RAB): sets the pads against the rotors when needed
  • Rear Cross Path (RCP) detection
  • Remote start
  • Alarm and Sentry Key engine immobilizer
  • Supplemental turn signals in the exterior mirrors
  • Tilt-and-telescoping steering column

See the 2016 Fiat 500X main page

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