Compare 2009 Chevrolet Aveo vs 2009 Honda Fit

2009 Chevrolet Aveo
2009 Honda Fit
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5-Door HB LS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan LS 27 34 $11,426 $11,965
5-Door HB LS 27 34 $11,426 $11,965
4-Door Sedan LT w/1LT 27 34 $13,465 $14,100
5-Door HB LT w/1LT 27 34 $13,465 $14,100
4-Door Sedan LT w/2LT 27 34 $14,673 $15,365
5-Door HB LT w/2LT 27 34 $14,673 $15,365
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5-Door HB Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door HB Manual 27 33 $14,235 $14,750
5-Door HB Automatic 28 35 $15,003 $15,550
5-Door HB Manual Sport 27 33 $15,685 $16,260
5-Door HB Automatic Sport 27 33 $16,501 $17,110
5-Door HB Manual Sport w/Navi 27 33 $17,461 $18,110
5-Door HB Automatic Sport w/Navi 27 33 $18,277 $18,960
Pricing
Invoice Price
$11,426
$14,235
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$11,965
$14,750
Monthly Payment Estimate
$199 / month
$246 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
5.6
8.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
If most of your driving is around town with little interstate travel, the 2009 Chevrolet Aveo and Aveo5 are worth a look, especially if you want a bow tie out front. The all-new 2009 Honda Fit’s appearance might not be pulse-quickening, but with a peppy fun-to-drive character, an astonishing amount of interior space, and a high-quality feel throughout, it’s close to the perfect affordable small car.
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Fuel Economy
City
27 mpg 27 mpg
Highway
34 mpg 33 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Subcompact Small Station Wagon
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
51.6 51.5
Passenger Volume (ft³)
90.9 90.8
Second Leg Room (in)
35.4 34.5
Front Head Room (in)
39.3 40.4
Second Hip Room (in)
52.8 51.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.6 52.7
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Head Room (in)
37.6 39.0
Second Shoulder Room (in)
52.8 51.3
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 41.3
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
66.1 66.7
Track Width, Front (in)
57.1 58.7
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
154.3 161.6
Height, Overall (in)
59.3 60.0
Track Width, Rear (in)
55.5 58.1
Wheelbase (in)
97.6 98.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
37.2 57.3
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
15.0 20.6
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
7.8 x 1.38 7.9 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.1 x 0.95 10.3 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System
NA 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA NA
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
12 10.6
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3 2.48
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16 12.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
33.0 34.4
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Electric pwr rack & pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P185/60R14 P175/65SR15
Rear Tire Order Code
QUK NA
Front Tire Size
P185/60R14 P175/65SR15
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
QUK NA
Spare Tire Order Code
- TBD - NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2546 2489
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
14 x 5.5 15 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
14 x 5.5 15 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
6.7 5.1
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
550 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
95 - TBD -
Engine
Displacement
1.6L/97.5 1.5L/91.4
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
106 @ 6400 117 @ 6600
Engine Type
Gas 4-Cylinder Gas I4
Fuel System
MFI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
105 @ 3800 106 @ 4800
Engine Order Code
LXV NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
34 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
27 27
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
30 29
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.28 1.30
Trans Type
5 5
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.76 0.73
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.33 3.31
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.95 1.87
Trans Order Code
MM5 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.94 4.62
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.97 0.95
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.55 3.31
Summary
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Aveo Honda Fit
Body Style
5 Door Hatchback 5 Door Hatchback
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
McPherson strut Macpherson strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/coil springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.67 0.87
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion beam Torsion beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA NA
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
8 8

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