After redesigning its older model 500L, FIAT also unveiled an upgraded its youngest brother. Fiat 500X is on sale for around three years. So. there is no need for classical redesigns of 2019 Fiat 500X. It will come again in Urban and Cross variants. The Italian carmaker is going to add more features into both of them for 2019 season. Buyers will choose between two new colors of the exterior. Major changes we will see in the crossover’s cabin. News for 2019 includes the latest TomTom 3D navigation and updates of cameras.
2019 Fiat 500X interior and exterior
Major changes for the 2019 Fiat 500X exterior include new colors. In 2018, the company added Donatello Bronze and Alpi Matte Green paint jobs. For next update, the 2019 500X SUV will add two more. The crossover will get a new generation of Uconnect multimedia services. One of the highlights will be a 7-inch touchscreen display. Furthermore, the system has Android Auto and Apple CarPlay services. This will simplify integration and connection of smartphones. In addition, Bluetooth, AUX and USB connections, as well as voice commands are available.
2019 Fiat 500X specs
The 2019 Fiat 500X will use again a 1.4-liter 4-cylinder engine as its main powertrain. This engine is good for 160 hp and 185 lb-ft of torque. The 2019 500X crossover will keep pretty high mileage. Highway range will be 35 mpg. The second option will return around 30 mpg on highways and 26 combined. It is a 2.4-l inline-4. It offers more power, 180 horses, but less torque, 170 lb-ft. A 6-speed transmission is standard for an entry-level crossover. The other one is using a 9-speed gearbox.
2019 Fiat 500X price and release date
The 2019 Fiat 500X is going to keep the pricing of its predecessors. That means we will buy a crossover for $21,000. However, many experts find this pretty expensive for a vehicle that lacks a lot of equipment. For example, even the new Fiat 500X is not going to offer Bluetooth connectivity. Some other services are available for higher-end models, while competitors, such as Mazda CX-5 or Buick Encore, are offering these in base trims.