The 500 DNA is still unmistakable in the new 500 X: bold curves and a gently rounded roofline ensure the family charm is still present. The model also retains its sturdy stance and striking wheel designs, while subtle changes such as the new LED light clusters and daytime running lights have brought the overall look up to date. The Urban trim boasts an entirely new bumper design, while Cross and City Cross variants sport new, protective skid plates, which enhance their daring attitude.
Inside the new 500X is spacious with high quality materials throughout, reference is made to the 500 with details such as the large coloured dash panel and retro door handles. The 500X cabin is not just about retro design details though, mounted in the centre of the dash is the optional U-Connect system with either a 5.0" or 6.5" touch screen display. Linked with the drivers smart phone this innovative system brings a host of exciting new features including apps such as Facebook, live services such as traffic updates, safety camera and weather information. A choice of seven different interiors means you can add a little of your own personality to the 500 X’s Italian style, with fabric, leather and a range of colours available.
The cockpit has been revised for 2019, with a more intuitive instrument cluster, a contoured steering wheel, and easy-reach controls making the whole experience more relaxing.
The Fiat 500X is also offered with the premium BeatsAudio system. Developed in collaboration with Beats by Dr.Dre, the premium hi-fi system boasts 560W, eight channel digital amplifier which integrates an advanced equalisation algorithm designed to recreate the entire sound spectrum that an artist experiences during their sound recordings.
Safety is always a priority, whether you’re heading into town or going further afield. Hopping behind the wheel of the 500 X means you can always be sure of complete protection. Active features like Electronic Stability Control ensure you stay securely grounded, while passive measures such as airbags reduce the risk of injury, should you be involved in a collision. Optional equipment includes Blind Spot Alert and Autonomous Emergency Brake.
In-car technology is also advanced, with the Uconnect system giving you access to Bluetooth, music and climate controls. It’s also Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatible, meaning staying in touch on the move has never been easier.
The new Fiat 500 X is equipped with an all-new family of FireFly Turbo engines, which cut noise and fuel consumption while delivering a fun and flexible driving experience. Producing up to 150hp and incorporating MultiAir III technology, they offer a punchy and nimble drive while ensuring the latest emissions levels are met.
An array of driver assistance features are ready to support you too, whichever trim level you choose. Traffic Sign Recognition helps you keep to the legal speed limit, while Lane Assist ensures you don’t begin to stray from your lane during tiring journeys.
For more information on the new Fiat 500X please call us on 01892 549766 (Tunbridge Wells) or 01753 788000 (Slough)