The Truth About Cars » fiat 500x http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Tue, 03 May 2016 20:50:04 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 2016 Fiat 500X Rental Review http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/2016-fiat-500x-rental-review/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/2016-fiat-500x-rental-review/#comments Mon, 11 Apr 2016 18:30:42 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1320762 Dear Fiat (FIAT?), I didn’t want to love your little 500X crossover. I frankly find the very notion of it ridiculous. In fact, the only reason why I selected it as my rental car last week was because the keys were strangely missing from the cabin of the Ford Edge SEL that I really wanted to borrow. […]

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Dear Fiat (FIAT?), I didn’t want to love your little 500X crossover. I frankly find the very notion of it ridiculous. In fact, the only reason why I selected it as my rental car last week was because the keys were strangely missing from the cabin of the Ford Edge SEL that I really wanted to borrow. […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Kia Invades Russia, German Diesel Fix Delayed, and a Porsche Payout http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/ttac-news-round-kia-invades-russia-german-diesel-fix-delayed-porsche-payout/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/ttac-news-round-kia-invades-russia-german-diesel-fix-delayed-porsche-payout/#comments Wed, 16 Mar 2016 15:00:02 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1305209 The Russian car market is looking grimmer than the last days of the Romanov family, but that’s proving to be a big opportunity for Kia. That, a delay for Volkswagen’s overseas diesel fix, Porsche employees are rolling in dough, electric rallycross could be on the way, and FCA soars in Europe … after the break! […]

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The Russian car market is looking grimmer than the last days of the Romanov family, but that’s proving to be a big opportunity for Kia. That, a delay for Volkswagen’s overseas diesel fix, Porsche employees are rolling in dough, electric rallycross could be on the way, and FCA soars in Europe … after the break! […]

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Fiat Sales Are Crumbling In America http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/fiat-sales-crumbling-america/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/fiat-sales-crumbling-america/#comments Thu, 10 Dec 2015 18:00:19 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1237417 New product is not fueling renewed American interest in Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ namesake Fiat brand. The 500X, the latest product added to Fiat’s U.S. lineup, was clearly the brand’s best-selling model in November 2015, but sales at the brand slipped three percent, a modest drop of 82 units. Rewind one year and Fiat’s lineup featured only […]

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New product is not fueling renewed American interest in Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ namesake Fiat brand. The 500X, the latest product added to Fiat’s U.S. lineup, was clearly the brand’s best-selling model in November 2015, but sales at the brand slipped three percent, a modest drop of 82 units. Rewind one year and Fiat’s lineup featured only […]

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Fiat’s Renegade Revealed http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/09/fiats-renegade-revealed/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/09/fiats-renegade-revealed/#comments Tue, 16 Sep 2014 15:29:10 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=913362   What you’re looking at is the Fiat 500X, the sister car to the Jeep Renegade and the most important Fiat-brand product in memory. This leaked shot of the new subcompact Fiat SUV shows what Fiat’s third North American vehicle will look like. Expect it to use the FCA 1.4L MultiAir Turbo 4-cylinder engine, along […]

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  What you’re looking at is the Fiat 500X, the sister car to the Jeep Renegade and the most important Fiat-brand product in memory. This leaked shot of the new subcompact Fiat SUV shows what Fiat’s third North American vehicle will look like. Expect it to use the FCA 1.4L MultiAir Turbo 4-cylinder engine, along […]

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2015 Jeep Renegade: 9-Speeds And A Manual-Only Powertrain http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/03/2015-jeep-renegade-9-speeds-and-a-manual-only-powertrain/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/03/2015-jeep-renegade-9-speeds-and-a-manual-only-powertrain/#comments Sun, 02 Mar 2014 19:30:34 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=759417   Our friends at Jalopnik published the first decent photo of the new Jeep Renegade – which shares a platform with the Fiat 500X and replaces the Jeep Patroit/Compass – but kudos to Autoblog for publishing tiny thumbnails of the Trailhawk’s rear end (above is the Trailhawk) and the standard model’s front end. Both are […]

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  Our friends at Jalopnik published the first decent photo of the new Jeep Renegade – which shares a platform with the Fiat 500X and replaces the Jeep Patroit/Compass – but kudos to Autoblog for publishing tiny thumbnails of the Trailhawk’s rear end (above is the Trailhawk) and the standard model’s front end. Both are […]

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Jeep Consolidates Patriot/Compass Starting In 2014 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/07/jeep-consolidates-patriotcompass-starting-in-2014/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/07/jeep-consolidates-patriotcompass-starting-in-2014/#comments Wed, 03 Jul 2013 15:19:50 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=494066 Buyers hankering for a more macho alternative to the Buick Encore won’t have to wait too long for something to fill that void. According to Edmunds, an all-new Jeep, similar in size to the Encore, will debut next year. The Jeep Compass and Patroit will both die in 2014 to make room for a B-segment Jeep […]

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Buyers hankering for a more macho alternative to the Buick Encore won’t have to wait too long for something to fill that void. According to Edmunds, an all-new Jeep, similar in size to the Encore, will debut next year. The Jeep Compass and Patroit will both die in 2014 to make room for a B-segment Jeep […]

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Fiat Panda To Join The Crossover Party, New Product Lines Due In 2015 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/fiat-panda-to-join-the-crossover-party-new-product-lines-due-in-2015/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/fiat-panda-to-join-the-crossover-party-new-product-lines-due-in-2015/#comments Fri, 08 Mar 2013 09:00:13 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=480504 The latest member of the fast-growing “European small crossover club” will likely be the Fiat Panda, which will get a model that will grow in size, to compete against C-Segment SUVs. The Panda crossover would fight a battle on two fronts, taking on the wildly popular Nissan Qashqai and the Skoda Yeti in the mainstream […]

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The latest member of the fast-growing “European small crossover club” will likely be the Fiat Panda, which will get a model that will grow in size, to compete against C-Segment SUVs. The Panda crossover would fight a battle on two fronts, taking on the wildly popular Nissan Qashqai and the Skoda Yeti in the mainstream […]

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Get Ready For Italian Jeeps http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/12/get-ready-for-italian-jeeps/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/12/get-ready-for-italian-jeeps/#comments Fri, 21 Dec 2012 13:30:04 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=471327 Self-concious auto shoppers looking for a cheap, Italian-made vehicle need look no further than Jeep; Fiat announced plans for a $1.3 billion investment in an Italian plant to build a subcompact crossover for Fiat and Jeep. The new Jeep model will share a platform with the forthcoming Fiat 500X crossover (above), which is slightly larger […]

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Self-concious auto shoppers looking for a cheap, Italian-made vehicle need look no further than Jeep; Fiat announced plans for a $1.3 billion investment in an Italian plant to build a subcompact crossover for Fiat and Jeep. The new Jeep model will share a platform with the forthcoming Fiat 500X crossover (above), which is slightly larger […]

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Oh Look, It’s The Fiat 500X http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/07/oh-look-its-the-fiat-500x/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/07/oh-look-its-the-fiat-500x/#comments Thu, 05 Jul 2012 15:26:53 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=451417 Slow sales of the Fiat 500 in America have Marchionne & Co. pinning their hopes on a small crossover, dubbed the 500X, to boost sales. Our first look comes via this video. It’s a bit of a tease, isn’t it? Looking like a cross between the Fiat 500L and the standard car, the 500X will […]

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Slow sales of the Fiat 500 in America have Marchionne & Co. pinning their hopes on a small crossover, dubbed the 500X, to boost sales. Our first look comes via this video. It’s a bit of a tease, isn’t it? Looking like a cross between the Fiat 500L and the standard car, the 500X will […]

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