Compare 2016 Ford Fiesta vs 2016 Honda Fit

2016 Ford Fiesta
2016 Honda Fit
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4-Door Sedan S
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Fiesta 4-Door Sedan S 28 36 $14,361 $14,580
Fiesta 4-Door Sedan SE 28 36 $15,572 $15,810
Fiesta 4-Door Sedan Titanium 28 36 $18,252 $18,530
Fiesta 5-Door HB S 28 36 $14,657 $14,880
Fiesta 5-Door HB SE 28 36 $15,868 $16,110
Fiesta 5-Door HB ST 26 33 $21,139 $21,460
Fiesta 5-Door HB Titanium 28 36 $18,547 $18,830
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5-Door HB CVT EX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Fit 5-Door HB CVT EX 32 38 $18,099 $18,600
Fit 5-Door HB CVT EX-L 32 38 $19,616 $20,165
Fit 5-Door HB CVT EX-L w/Navi 32 38 $20,585 $21,165
Fit 5-Door HB CVT LX 33 41 $16,248 $16,690
Fit 5-Door HB Manual EX 29 37 $17,324 $17,800
Fit 5-Door HB Manual LX 29 37 $15,473 $15,890

Pricing

Invoice Price

$14,361
$18,099

Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price

$14,580
$18,600

Monthly Payment Estimate

$243 / month
$310 / month

The Car Connection's Take

TCC Rating

7.6
8.0

TCC’s Bottom Line

The 2016 Fiesta offers fun and features not expected at these prices, but it lacks interior space compared to top rivals. The 2016 Honda Fit isn't as entertaining to drive as it once was, but it's unmatched in safety and space, thanks to the Magic Seat.

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TCC Dislikes

Fuel Economy

City

28 mpg 32 mpg

Highway

36 mpg 38 mpg

Vehicle

EPA Classification

Subcompact Cars Small Station Wagons

Interior Dimensions

Passenger Volume (ft³)

85.1 93.8

Front Hip Room (in)

50.6 51.5

Second Leg Room (in)

31.2 39.3

Front Head Room (in)

39.1 38

Passenger Capacity

5 5

Second Hip Room (in)

49.2 45.1

Front Shoulder Room (in)

52.7 54.8

Second Head Room (in)

37.1 37.6

Second Shoulder Room (in)

49 52.6

Front Leg Room (in)

42.2 41.4

Exterior Dimensions

Track Width, Rear (in)

57.7 57.7

Wheelbase (in)

98 99.6

Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)

67.8 67

Track Width, Front (in)

57.7 58.1

Length, Overall (in)

173.6 160

Height, Overall (in)

58 60

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³)

12.8 -

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)

- 16.6

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)

- 52.7

Brakes

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)

7.9 7.9

Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)

7.9 7.9

Brake ABS System

4-Wheel 4-Wheel

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)

10.2 10.3

Drum - Rear (Yes or )

Yes Yes

Brake Type

Front Disc/Rear Drum Front Disc/Rear Drum

Disc - Front (Yes or )

Yes Yes

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)

12.4 10.6

Steering

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)

34.4 35.1

Steering Type

Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion

Tires

Front Tire Size

P185/60HR15 P185/55HR16

Spare Tire Size

Compact Compact

Front Tire Order Code

NA NA

Spare Tire Order Code

NA NA

Rear Tire Size

P185/60HR15 P185/55HR16

Rear Tire Order Code

NA NA

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs)

2578 2630

Wheels

Spare Wheel Size (in)

Compact Compact

Rear Wheel Material

Steel Aluminum

Rear Wheel Size (in)

15 X 6 16 X 6

Front Wheel Material

Steel Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material

Steel Steel

Front Wheel Size (in)

15 X 6 16 X 6

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

500 -

Engine

SAE Net Torque @ RPM

112 @ 5000 114 @ 4600

Engine Order Code

99J NA

Displacement

1.6 L/97 1.5 L/91

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM

120 @ 6350 130 @ 6600

Engine Type

Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4

Fuel System

Sequential MPI Gasoline Direct Injection

Mileage

Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)

31 35

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)

36 38

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)

28 32

Transmission

First Gear Ratio (:1)

3.85 2.53 - 0.41

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

4.07 5.44

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

1.28 -

Trans Type

5 1

Drivetrain

Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

0.76 -

Trans Description Cont. Again

NA NA

Reverse Ratio (:1)

3.61 2.71

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

2.04 -

Trans Order Code

NA NA

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

0.95 -

Trans Description Cont.

Manual w/OD CVT w/OD

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

NA -

Summary

Vehicle Name

Ford Fiesta Honda Fit

Body Style

Sedan Hatchback

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Strut Strut

Suspension Type - Rear

Torsion Beam Torsion Beam

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Torsion Beam Torsion Beam

Suspension Type - Front

Strut Strut

Emissions

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

5.9 5.0

Crash Test Ratings

Overall Rating

Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating

Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver

Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger

Overall Side Crash Rating

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Side Barrier Rating

Side Barrier Rating Driver

Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat

Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat

Combined Side Rating Front Seat

Combined Side Rating Rear Seat

Rollover Rating

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