Which Sporty 2017 Honda Hatchback is Right for You?

By Product Expert | Posted in Comparisons, Honda Civic, Honda Fit on Wednesday, September 21st, 2016 at 2:34 pm

2017 Honda Fit vs 2017 Honda Civic Hatchback

There is no denying that Honda has made it a point of emphasis in recent years to provide shoppers with sportier, technologically advanced options. This new initiative has made it much more difficult for shoppers to decide which new models are right for them. To lend a helping hand, we have put together this 2017 Honda Fit vs 2017 Honda Civic Hatchback comparison to help you decide which Honda 5-door model is the best fit for you!

Plenty of Efficiency in Both Models

One aspect that you will find consistent in both the 2017 Honda Fit and the 2017 Honda Civic Hatchback is that both vehicles are extremely fuel efficient. Below you will find a breakdown of the fuel economy specs for each model.

2017 Honda Fit vs 2017 Honda Civic Hatchback
130 hp, 1.5-liter I4 Engine 174 hp, 1.5-liter I4 Turbo
*29 mpg city, 36 mpg hwy
32 mpg combined
Manual Fuel Economy 30 mpg city, 39 mpg hwy,
33 mpg combined
33 mpg city, 40 mpg hwy,
36 mpg combined
CVT Fuel Economy 31 mpg city, 40 mpg hwy
34 mpg combined

As you can see, each vehicle has its advantages and disadvantages. The 2017 Civic Hatchback gets slightly better overall fuel economy with the manual transmission, while the 2017 Fit has the advantage with the CVT. You will notice that there is much more power in the 2017 Honda Civic Hatchback though.

Learn more about the new Honda Civic Hatchback manual option

Outstanding Technology Options Available

Both the 2017 Honda Fit and the 2017 Honda Civic Hatchback have a variety of different technology options available inside of them. They can both be equipped with the latest HondaLink infotainment system, although only the Civic Hatchback is currently available with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. The same goes for the Honda Sensing suite of driver assist technologies. Road Departure Mitigation, Collision Mitigation Braking, Adaptive Cruise Control and a Lane Departure Warning are not available in the 2017 Honda Fit.Civic or Accord, Which one is right for you?

Larger Interior in the 2017 Honda Civic Hatchback

This one you probably could have guessed. Since the 2017 Honda Civic Hatchback is the larger vehicle overall, it obviously is going to have more space inside of it than the 2017 Honda Fit. However, only the Honda Fit offers the innovative Magic Seat technology which will allow you to customize the versatile interior to fit any type of cargo that you need to bring along for the ride.

Check out Both Models at Davenport Honda

If you would like to see the 2017 Honda Fit vs 2017 Honda Civic Hatchback comparison in person, we suggest you come and check each vehicle out here at Davenport Honda. If you have any other questions about either vehicle, please get in touch with one of our sales team members.

*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.

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