To pump up interest in the Fiat brand, FCA has announced the addition of the Urbana Edition to its Italian-designed, fun-to-drive Fiat 500X lineup, offering customers – as Fiat says –  yet another way to showcase their personality with their FIAT vehicle.

According to Tim Kuniskis, Head of Passenger Car Brands – Dodge, SRT, Chrysler and FIAT, FCA – North America. “The new Fiat 500X Urbana Edition takes our top-selling Trekking trim, best known for its rugged exterior and interior appearance, and adds unique content with black and copper accents to create a fresh new personality option for our customers.”

The Urbana Edition is based on the Fiat 500X Trekking model with just four basic colors available:  Grigio Graphite (Graphite Gray), Blue Sky Metallic, Bianco Gelato (White Clear Coat) and Nero Cinema (Black Clear Coat).

The Fiat 500X Urbana Edition package will feature Miron black-painted mirror caps, door handles, tail-lamp surrounds, liftgate bezel, fascias, and sill moldings with a copper-accented 500X logo.  Sporting black side roof rails and dark headlamp surrounds, Urbana will come equipped with 18-inch matte black and Miron wheels accented with a copper center cap.

Inside, the Urbana Edition package includes unique seats with black Castiglio chevron-patterned fabric and copper embroidered 500 logos, a black textured instrument panel with a copper 500 logo, a black-painted center console, and Miron-painted radio and vent bezels.

The 2017 500X Urbana Edition package will be available on Trekking models this fall for $845 on both front-wheel-drive (MSRP $23,350) and all-wheel-drive ($25,250).

Other options available on the 2017 Fiat 500X that can be included with the Urbana Edition package include:

  • Advanced Safety Package ($1,295); featuring auto high-beam headlamps, Blind-spot Monitoring and Rear Cross Path detection systems, Full-speed Forward Collision Warning-Plus, LaneSense Lane Departure Warning-Plus, ParkSense Rear Park Assist and rain-sensitive windshield wipers)
  • Popular Equipment Package ($995); includes Parkview rear backup camera and automatic temperature control air conditioning with dual-zone controls)
  • Dual-pane panoramic sunroof and Beats premium audio system with eight-speakers and subwoofer ($995)
  • Uconnect 6.5 with navigation ($875)
  • Cold Weather Package ($450)

About Fiat 500X Trekking
The 2017 Fiat 500X Trekking (seating five) is powered by the 2.4L MultiAir2 Tigershark I-4 engine delivering 180 horsepower with 175 lb.-ft. of torque.  The all-wheel drive version features a self-disconnecting rear axle to improve fuel economy. Mated to the 948T nine-speed automatic transmission, the AWD is ruel economy rated at 21/30 mpg city/highway and 24 mpg combined.

Standard features on the 500X Trekking include Dynamic Drive Selector with three modes – Auto, Sport and Traction, Push-Button Start, Rack and Pinion Electric Power Steering, MacPherson front and Chapman rear suspension with twin-tube shock absorbers featuring Koni Frequency Selective Damping technology.  AWD Trekking models run on 215/60R17 all-season tires.

Exterior treatments include Bi-function Automatic Halogen Projector Headlamps with auto high-beam control, Cornering Front Fog Lamps, Daytime Running Lights, Variable Intermittent Windshield Wipers and Power Heated Mirrors with Supplemental Turn Signals.

Standard features inside Trekking include 60/40 Folding Rear Seats, Fold-Flat Front Passenger Seat, Six-Way Adjustable front seating with height adjuster on both driver and passenger sides, Steering Wheel Mounted Audio Controls and a 12-volt Power Outlet.

Uconnect 4 with 7-inch touchscreen display, integrated Voice Command, Handsfree Bluetooth Connectivity and Streaming Audio, along with Apple CarPlay and Android compatibility is standard.  Also included are AM/FM and SiriusXM Radio with a six-speaker system, dual USB charging ports, ParkView rear backup camera and 3.5-inch TFT driver information display.

Other features include Keyless Enter’n Go, Remote Start system, Tire Pressure Monitoring system and Electric Parking Brake along with a host of other safety features like Anti-lock disc brakes, Electronic Stability Control, Electronic Roll Mitigation and Hill-start Assist.

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