2020 FIAT 500X vs. Its Competition

2020 Fiat 500X Trekking kicks up snow at the Winter Driving Encounter in Winter Park, CO.
Brian León Brian León Contributing Writer

The Buick Encore’s interior and value is enough to warrant serious consideration, while the Honda HR-V is the most practical of the bunch.

If you want a tougher-looking 500X with the same bones, opt for the Jeep Renegade.

Mazda’s CX-3 is stylish and fun-to-drive but on the small side, and the Subaru Crosstrek also offers standard all-wheel-drive, but makes active safety features easier to come by.

2020 Fiat 500X Trekking kicks up snow at the Winter Driving Encounter in Winter Park, CO. 2020 FIAT 500X
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Quick Specs
The 2020 Fiat 500X is a stylish alternative to mainstream models but can be cramped inside.
The 2020 Buick Encore was a good choice for city slickers, but it’s showing its age in all the wrong ways
The 2020 Honda HR-V oozes with practicality, though gas mileage and safety equipment have room to improve.
The 2020 Jeep Renegade is a compact crossover SUV that’s full of character and off-road prowess, but it makes many important compromises.
The 2020 Mazda CX-3 is stylish but impractical for a crossover SUV.
The 2020 Subaru Crosstrek puts safety first, with capability a close second.
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Gas Mileage     
24 MPG City / 30 MPG Hwy24 MPG City / 30 MPG Hwy26 MPG City / 34 MPG Hwy21 MPG City / 32 MPG Hwy27 MPG City / 34 MPG Hwy22 MPG City / 33 MPG Hwy
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4Turbocharged I4Regular Unleaded I-4Regular Unleaded I-4Regular Unleaded I-4Regular Unleaded H-4
EPA Class     
Small SUV 4WD2WD Sport Utility VehicleSmall Station WagonsSmall SUV 2WDCompact CarsSmall SUV 4WD
Style Name     
Pop AWDFWD 4-DoorLX 2WD CVTSport FWDSport FWDManual
All Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveAll Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity     
Passenger Doors     
Body Style     
Sport UtilitySport Utility VehicleSport UtilitySport UtilitySport UtilitySport Utility
Automatic w/ODAutomaticCVT w/ODAutomatic w/ODAutomatic w/ODManual w/OD
Detailed Spec Comparison
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