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2017 Honda Fit vs 2017 Ford Fiesta

Not everyone needs a large SUV. For some, simply getting from point A to point B without using a ton of gas and with a little bit of cargo versatility is enough. For those drivers, the subcompact segment is perfect, and two of the models you will likely have on your list when shopping in the segment are the Honda Fit and Ford Fiesta.

To make the buying process easier for you, we've done the research to compare the 2017 Honda Fit vs the 2017 Ford Fiesta so that you don't have to. Though the Fiesta does come in sedan form, we will be focusing on its hatchback capabilities to better compare it to the Honda Fit. Below, we've outlined some of the key differences between the 2017 Honda Fit EX-L, the top trim level for the Fit, and the 2017 Ford Fiesta Titanium Hatch, the highest trim on the Fiesta lineup before you get into the more performance-oriented Fiesta ST model.

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2017 Honda Fit EX-L vs 2017 Ford Fiesta Titanium Hatch
34 mpg* MPG (combined) 32 mpg
1.5-liter I-4, 130 hp Engine 1.6-liter I-4, 120 hp
Up to 52.7 cu ft Cargo Volume Up to 25.4 cu ft
94 cu ft Passenger Volume 85 cu ft

Differences Between the 2017 Honda Fit vs the 2017 Ford Fiesta

As you can see from the table above, when comparing the two trim levels of these models the 2017 Fit EX-L excels when it comes to engine horsepower, achieving 130 horsepower while also delivering 114 lb-ft of torque. Despite this, it also manages to achieve 34 mpg combined.* This will appeal to those drivers who just need a vehicle for errands or the daily commute but still want a bit of power in their drive.

Moreover, the 2017 Honda Fit EX-L is surprisingly spacious. Not only does it have the 2017 Ford Fiesta Titanium Hatch beat when it comes to cargo volume by a significant margin, but it still manages to provide a spacious 94 cu ft of passenger room as well. Regardless of what your driving needs are, the Fit should be able to deliver a surprising amount of space to meet them.

Now that you've compared the 2017 Honda Fit vs the 2017 Ford Fiesta, why not take a ride in the Fit yourself. Contact us at Davenport Honda to get behind the wheel.

*Based on 2017 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary, depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions, battery pack age/condition (hybrid only) and other factors.

2017 Honda Fit instrument cluster
2017 Honda Fit cargo space
2017 Honda Fit in red
2017 Honda Fit hatch design