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While the Fiat 500 minicar has made quiet exits from the automobile market, the 2023 Fiat 500X carries on. Reason being that it’s likely the only Italian brand’s reborn model that resembles an SUV.
Never mind that it offers essentially zero off-road capability, despite sharing underpinnings with the surprisingly capable Jeep Renegade. The 500X serves better as a commuter car than other rides in the Fiat lineup.
Its cute retro design makes the 500X stand out among many traditionally styled small SUVs like the Mazda CX-30, the Kia Seltos, and the Hyundai Kona, but all of those subcompact alternatives are better to drive. Some of them are more practical, too, as the 2023 500 X’s cramped cargo area and tiny rear seats limit its usefulness.
Engine & Performance
All Fiat 500X models come with a turbocharged 1.3-liter four-cylinder engine that makes 177 horsepower. A nine-speed automatic transmission and all-wheel drive are standard. The all-wheel-drive system