Are FIATs Safe?

White FIAT 500L Driving Through the Forests
Looking for a car that lends a sporty edge to your daily drives in Glendale? You already know that FIAT vehicles deliver a performance-focused ride — but like many drivers, you need your car to pull double duty, balancing great performance with the latest safety technology. So are FIAT vehicles safe enough for bustling Los Angeles traffic and high-speed highway travel? Keep reading to explore technology, FIAT 500 safety ratings and more with FIAT of Glendale.

FIAT 500 Safety Ratings

2020 FIAT 500 safety ratings aren’t available at this time, but the similar 2019 model received the following scores from the NHTSA and IIHS testing agencies:

2019 FIAT 500 NHTSA Safety Ratings: 4 out of 5 Stars

  • Driver’s
  • Overall Front
  • Overall Rollover Rating

2019 FIAT 500 NHTSA Safety Ratings: 3 out of 5 Stars

  • Passenger’s

2019 FIAT 500 IIHS Safety Ratings: Good

  • Overall Side
  • Overall Front
  • Overall Rear
  • Restraints
  • Roof Strength

More FIAT Safety Ratings

While complete scores for the 2020 lineup aren’t available, here’s how other popular FIAT models fared in recent Insurance Institute of Highway Safety tests:

2020 FIAT 500X IIHS Safety Rating: Advanced

  • Front Crash Prevention

2020 FIAT 500X IIHS Safety Rating: Good

  • Roof Strength Test

2019 FIAT 500X IIHS Safety Rating: Good

  • Moderate Overlap Front Test
  • Rear Crash Protection
  • Roof Strength Test
  • Side Impact Test

2019 FIAT 500L IIHS Safety Rating: Good

  • Overall Side
  • Structure/Safety Cage
  • Roof Strength Test

FIAT Safety Features and Technology

Whether you’re taking off on the open road or ferrying family members around Pasadena, you can rest assured that FIAT replacement parts and select repairs are covered under a 48-month/50,000-mile Basic Limited Warranty. Plus, there’s advanced safety features like these to boost the FIAT safety ratings:

  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System — This system helps you keep tire pressure at optimum levels.
  • Rear View Camera — Standard on most FIAT vehicles, ParkView® makes parallel parking in Burbank a breeze.
  • Rear Park Assist — Optional on most FIAT models, this advanced system uses sensors to detect pedestrians and parked cars while you back up.
  • Steel Safety Frame — The high-strength steel FIAT frame is designed to direct crash energy away from the cabin — protecting you and your passengers in the event of an accident.

Learn About FIAT 500 Safety Ratings with FIAT of Glendale

So are FIATs safe? A closer look at the safety features shows you can expect your FIAT to work just as hard to prevent collisions and mitigate the damage as it does to give you an exhilarating ride. After browsing our 2020 inventory, get in touch for more details about FIAT safety technology. Or get the car-buying process underway by filling out our online financing application today, and be sure to learn more about gap insurance.

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