The new and redesigned 2020 Fiat 500X will go on sale next spring featuring a more attractive look and more updates than before. From the latest information, the upcoming model will get a new hood along with redesigned front fascia. Also, the old 1.3-liter engine that is under the hood of the current model will remain to be part of this SUV as the trims Pop, Trekking and Trekking Plus. Safety will be also better and we can expect a great rating from the testing.
2020 Fiat 500X Exterior Design and Trims
As we already wrote, the forthcoming 2020 Fiat 500X will get more attractive look thanks to some updates. The new front fascia looks better than before and features LED running lights. Furthermore, the Fiat 500X will be available in three trims Pop, Trekking and Trekking Plus. Each of these trim will bring own uniqueness. The Pop comes with the all-wheel-drive system, 17-inch silver aluminum wheels, hill-start assist and electronic roll mitigation technology. However, in the middle of the offer is the Trekking. This one will give more attar active look with black grille and metallic surround to the front fascia. Automatic headlamps and cornering fog lamps are standard on this trim.
The most equipped is Trekking Plus. This model starts at $29,495 and it features matte black 17-inch aluminum wheels, chrome exterior accents and LED projector headlamps. Safety is also good and it includes park assists and adaptive cruise control.
The cabin of the upcoming 2020 Fiat 500X will feature an attractive design. The premium cloth upholstery and a new instrument cluster will be the main highlight of this SUV. The base model will get a 3.5-inch center display for the driver that will provide all information. Also, the FCA’s fourth generation of Uconnect infotainment is available and it featuring a 7-inch center touchscreen.
The other tech will include Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility, navigation, Bluetooth connectivity, voice command, streaming audio, and satellite radio. The panoramic power sunroof is also included as the base equipment.
Under the Bonnet
The upcoming 2020 Fiat 500X will get a new engine under the hood. According to the latest information the 1.3-liter direct injection turbocharged 4-cylinder engine will be the only one choice under this model. The image is powerful. It is able to produce 177 horsepower and 210 lb-ft of torque.
The stop/start technology is there also to reduce fuel consumption. The new model will be available with a 9-speed automatic transmission with a sequential-shift manual mode. Few modes will be also offered with this SUV. The Auto will deliver optimum fuel efficiency, while the Sport gives better throttle and steering response. Furthermore, the last is a Traction +, that will help with traction on low and slick surfaces. At this moment, unfortunately, there are no numbers of fuel economy and acceleration. However, we can expect more information soon.
2020 Fiat 500X Price and Release Date
The new 2020 Fiat 500X will be available in few trim levels. It is offered with Pop, Trekking and Trekking Plus trims. The trims Urbana, Lounge and Blue Sky are discounted last year. The base one Pop model from the latest update will start at $20,000.
However, the Trekking Plus models will start at $29,495 plus $1,295 destination charge. and it will be available at the beginning of the 2020 year.