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2020 Honda CR-V vs. 2020 FIAT 500X Review

New 2020 Honda CR-V

2020 Honda
CR-V

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New 2020 FIAT 500X

2020 FIAT
500X

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MSRP*
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$25,150 to $34,850
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$24,590 to $29,495
Invoice* $23,618 to $32,698 $24,358 to $28,551
MPG - City 27 - 28 24
MPG - Hwy 32 - 34 N/A
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** Not Tested
Frontal Crash Rating** ***** Not Tested
Side Crash Rating** ***** Not Tested

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Honda CR-V than in the FIAT 500X. The FIAT 500X offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Honda CR-V, offering the driver and front passenger a bit more room and comfort.

Convenience
The Honda CR-V requires fewer stops at the gas station than the FIAT 500X, making it more convenient to drive.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Honda CR-V is somewhat more expensive than the FIAT 500X. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Honda CR-V carries a much lower Destination Charge than the FIAT 500X.

Dimensions
Since the Honda CR-V is much wider than the FIAT 500X, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Honda CR-V, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the FIAT 500X.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque engine, the Honda CR-V doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the FIAT 500X.

Handling
The Honda CR-V has a larger turning radius than the FIAT 500X, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the FIAT 500X is clearly the choice over the Honda CR-V for pulling heavy loads. The Honda CR-V has a little more horsepower than the FIAT 500X.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Honda CR-V and the FIAT 500X. With the Honda CR-V, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the FIAT 500X.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Honda CR-V is not as nearly as extensive as that of the FIAT 500X.