Dare To Compare: 2018 FIAT 500 vs. 500X At Crown FIAT Of Dublin

The 2018 FIAT 500 & 2018 FIAT 500X are available at Crown FIAT of Dublin near Columbus, OH

Discover The FIAT That's Right For You

The 2018 FIAT 500 and the 2018 FIAT 500X have caught your eye. But now comes the hard part, selecting a model, trim levels, and options for your new purchase.

You can't go wrong with either fun-to-drive, fuel-efficient subcompact. Both feature sophisticated Italian styling, performance, advanced technology and nimble handling. They are also highly customizable. Like siblings, they're members of the same family, but with distinct differences that make them unique. Crown FIAT of Dublin is happy to help you personalize your new vehicle to fit your personality and driving needs.

The 2-door 2018 FIAT 500 comes in 2 versions, the Hatch and the power-folding, soft top Cabrio. There are 3 trim levels: Pop, Lounge, and Abarth. The FIAT 500 has plentiful visual options for the exterior. The Pop and the Lounge are available in 8 colors. There are 6 different hues to select from to personalize the Abarth. The eye-pleasing choices range from Laser Blue Metallic to Oliva Green Pearl-Coat and Granito Gray.

Looking for even more interior space? Well, 2018 FIAT 500X has it. It's the small SUV that "can," as in "can deliver" all you desire in vehicles in its class. And there's no shortage of choices for tailoring the look and driving experience to specific tastes.

Pick from the front-wheel drive or all-wheel drive versions. And there are 5 trim levels, Pop, Pop Blue Sky Edition, Trekking, Urbana Edition, and Lounge. With the FIAT 500X, drivers have a choice of up to 12 colors is available to personalize the exterior. Examples include Rosso Passione (red), Grigio Argento (Grey Metallic) and Grigio Graphite (Graphite Grey). Interior color options include black, brown and a Dark Slate Gray - Light Pebble Beige combo. To choose your preferred exterior color, visit our Columbus OH car dealership today!

Safety features and exterior of the 2018 FIAT 500 & 2018 FIAT 500X at Crown FIAT of Dublin near Columbus, OH

Small But Mighty

The FIAT 500 and FIAT 500X don't take a back seat to competitors when it comes to fuel economy or performance. All three of the FIAT 500 trim levels are powered by FIAT's 135-horsepower 1.4L MultiAir® turbo engine. A 5-speed manual transmission is standard, but a heavy-duty, 6-Speed automatic transmission is optional. The EPA estimates gas mileage at a fuel-sipping 28 MPG in the city and 33 MPG on the highway.

The Pop's 1.4L MultiAir® Turbo engine is ideal for drivers who want to maximize gas mileage. Want even more performance? The more upscale models of the FIAT 500X are powered by FIAT's 180-horsepower 2.4L I4 MultiAir® engine. The EPA estimates gas mileage at 22 MPG in the city and 30 MPG on the highway for the 2.4L I4 MultiAir®.

Comfortable Interior

The interiors of the FIAT 500 and the FIAT 500X offer proof that big things do come in small packages. Both are surprisingly spacious with cockpits that offer luxury, comfort and a full complement of driver-friendly touches.

The FIAT 500 seats 4 people and has up to 40.7 inches of legroom for front seat passengers. Rear seat passengers have up to 31.7 inches. Behind the split-folding rear seats of the hatchback is up to 9.5 cubic feet of cargo room. The Cabrio has slightly less at 5.4 cubic feet. Fold down the rear seats and the hatchback offers up to 30.1 cubic feet of cargo space.

Even roomier is the FIAT 500X, with seating for 5. There is up to 41.4 inches of front legroom and up to 34.8 inches in the rear. Seats folded down, there's 39.8 cubic feet of room for cargo and with the seats up, 12.2 cubic feet.

If you love to feel the breeze in your hair, the FIAT 500 and FIAT 500X can accommodate you. Power sunroofs are optional for both. Cloth buckets and rear seats are standard. Available options include cloth-trimmed and leather-trimmed seats in a variety of handsome colors.

And the available options don't stop there. Both models also include a variety of option groups that enable you to further customize the exterior and interior and more!

The dashboard is also a prime example of classic Italian styling, blended with today's technology. Replacing traditional gauges is a 7-inch customizable Driver Information Digital Cluster Display. Full-color graphics provide you with real-time information. There are displays for engine performance, audio selection, vehicle status, navigation (if equipped) and more. At your fingertips is a leather-wrapped steering wheel with integrated audio controls.

Interior of the 2018 FIAT 500 and 2018 FIAT 500X available at Crown FIAT of Dublin near Columbus, OH

A Multimedia Powerhouse

FIAT's Uconnect® 3 multimedia system provides the FIAT 500 and FIAT 500X with outstanding entertainment, connectivity, and navigation. It features a full-color touchscreen, a media hub with USB ports, voice command functions, Bluetooth® Streaming Audio, Hands-Free Calling and more.

The Uconnect® Phone2 feature is integrated with the available navigation, entertainment and voice command systems. Voice Command3 allows you to easily make a call while navigating busy roadways.

With Voice Command3 you can access your MP3 player, make a call or use the available navigation system by simply speaking. FIAT makes this process simple in order to help you keep your eyes and attention focused on the road.

The available navigation feature uses sensor-assisted GPS, audio directions and voice prompt to guide you turn-by-turn. Also available are SiriusXM Traffic Plus4 and SiriusXM Travel Link5, which provides detailed weather information, local fuel prices and more.

Drivers near Columbus, OH, and the surrounding area can test drive the FIAT 500 and FIAT 500X at Crown Fiat of Dublin. Crown is the home of fantastic pricing on purchases and leases, parts and service. If you're ready for a better car-shopping experience, visit your preferred Columbus car dealership today!

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