FIAT® 500X Frequently Asked Questions

Your questions, answered. Learn more about the FIAT® 500X and its capacity for adventure.


Vehicle pricing depends on a variety of factors, including trims and options selected. Check out FIAT® Build & Price to see what options are available on a 2023 FIAT 500X.

The FIAT® 500X debuted in 2014 and went into production that year. The first model year in the US was 2016.

The FIAT® 500X is manufactured at the Società Automobilistica Tecnologie Avanzate S.p.A. (SATA) plant in Melfi, Italy.


For turbocharged engines including the 1.3L MultiAir® engine in the FIAT® 500X, the manufacturer recommends synthetic engine oils that are API Certified and meet the requirements of FCA US LLC Material Standard MS-13340. Please see the FIAT 500X Owner’s Manual(Open in a new window) for more information.

Yes. A FIAT® 500X can tow up to 2,000 pounds. Before towing a trailer with a FIAT 500X, carefully review the information in the vehicle Owner’s Manual to tow your load as efficiently and safely as possible while maintaining new vehicle warranty coverage. Visit for full details and a copy of the limited warranty. Please see the FIAT 500X Owner’s Manual(Open in a new window) for more information.

Yes. The FIAT® 500X offers standard all-wheel drive, which is known to perform better in winter conditions like snow and ice than vehicles that rely on front-wheel drive or rear-wheel drive alone.


The FIAT® 500X has a base curb weight of 3,305 pounds, an exterior body width of 73.2 inches (with mirrors folded) or 79.7 inches (with mirrors out), an exterior body height of 63.7 inches, and a 101.2-inch wheelbase.

The FIAT® 500X Pop and Sport have an exterior length of 167.2 inches.


The FIAT® 500X comes with a spare tire service kit. An available compact spare tire can be purchased through your dealer’s parts desk. You can check out the product listing for this item on page 12 of the Authentic FIAT® Accessories(Open in a new window) catalog.

First, remove the emergency key by sliding the emergency key release on the back of the key fob and pull the emergency key out with your other hand. Next, separate the key fob halves using a #2 flat blade screwdriver or a coin, and gently pry the two halves of the key fob apart. Make sure not to damage the seal during removal. Then, remove the back cover to access and replace the battery. When replacing the battery, match the + sign on the battery to the - sign on the inside of the battery clip, located on the back cover. Caution: Avoid touching the new battery with your fingers. Skin oils may cause battery deterioration. If you touch a battery, clean it with rubbing alcohol. Finally, to assemble the key fob case, snap the two halves together. Please see the FIAT® 500X Owner’s Manual(Open in a new window) (p. 14) for more information or contact your local FIAT Brand dealer.


PLEASE NOTE: The recommended replacement battery is one CR2032 battery. Customers are recommended to use a battery obtained from Mopar. Aftermarket coin battery dimensions may not meet the original OEM coin battery dimensions.


WARNING: Perchlorate Material —special handling may apply. See for further information. Do not touch the battery terminals that are on the back housing or the printed circuit board.

Please contact your local FIAT Brand dealer for information on changing the parking light in your vehicle.