2017 Honda Fit vs. 2017 Ford Fiesta
2017 Honda Fit
2017 Ford Fiesta
The 2017 Honda Fit and 2017 Ford Fiesta are top picks among drivers in search of an energetic, fuel-friendly, and spacious hatchback. So, if you’re shopping for an economical vehicle to get you around Los Angeles, the new Honda Fit and Ford Fiesta may already be on your shortlist. To simplify your shopping experience, we’ve compared the Honda Fit vs. the Ford Fiesta below. See how these two hatchbacks stack up in terms of efficiency, comfort, and safety!
Performance and Fuel-Efficiency
The 2017 Ford Fiesta FWD is powered by a 1.6L 4-cylinder engine that outputs 120 hp and 112 lb-ft of torque. With the standard manual transmission, the Fiesta earns a 27 mpg city/35 mpg highway rating. In the other corner is the 2017 Honda Fit FWD, which sports a base 130-hp 1.5L 4-cylinder rated at 114 lb-ft of torque. The Fit also comes standard with a manual transmission, yet manages to earn a higher 29 mpg city/36 mpg highway* rating. On Los Angeles streets and roadways, the Fit offers more power and greater efficiency for your dollar.
Utility and Comfort
The 2017 Honda Fit and 2017 Ford Fiesta offer all the practicality you’d expect from a hatchback. However, when it comes to space and convenience, the Honda Fit goes a step further to accommodate your needs. With its split-folding rear seats folded down, the Fit offers up to 52.7 cubic feet of cargo room—about 27.3 cubic feet more than the Fiesta. In addition to more space, the Fit comes standard with a wider array of must-have features, which include:
- Automatic headlights
- Rearview camera
- Power windows
- Cruise control
- Exterior temperature gauge
The 2017 Honda Fit and 2017 Ford Fiesta offer many of the same features for safer commutes around Inglewood. Dual-stage front airbags, side curtain airbags, second-row head restraints, stability and traction control, and anti-lock brakes are standard equipment on both hatchbacks. What differentiates the Fit and Fiesta, however, is safety ratings. In NHTSA crash tests, the 2017 Ford Fiesta earned a second-best four-star overall safety rating. Meanwhile, the 2017 Honda Fit passed with flying colors, earning a top five-star overall safety rating**.
Find Your New Hatchback in Los Angeles!
Compared to the 2017 Ford Fiesta, the 2017 Honda Fit is the more accommodating option with great fuel-efficiency, cargo space, safety scores. Contact Airport Marina Honda to schedule a test drive with the Honda Fit, and learn more about our financing solutions and programs! You’re also welcome to visit us in person; we’re located at 5850 West Centinela Ave in Los Angeles, CA—not far from Inglewood and Santa Monica!
*Based on 2017 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.
**Government 5-Star Safety Ratings are part of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA’s) New Car Assessment Program. For additional information on the 5-Star Safety Ratings program, please visit www.safercar.gov.