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Review: In Fiat 500X's lineup, stick with the all-wheel-drive option
Review: In Fiat 500X's lineup, stick with the all-wheel-drive option

I used to own a Fiat convertible. It was cute but broke down so often that I quickly understood why people said "Fiat" stood for "Fix It Again, Tony." I also once watched a man load the front seat of a 1960s Fiat 500 with boulders and push it off a cliff in the Santa Monica Mountains, because he couldn't make it run right. So it was with guarded optimism that I test-drove the new 500X this week. Fiat's high hopes for the X were apparent at a press event held in a dramatic bow-and-truss warehouse in Culver City. Executives paraded a full palette of the new small crossovers, which, being Italian, come in colors called Verde Toscana (green, actually), Nero...

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