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2016 FIAT 500 vs. 2016 Honda Civic Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Honda Civic than the FIAT 500, due to its greater head- and legroom. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Honda Civic, the FIAT 500 may be a little roomier and more comfortable for the driver and front seat passengers.

Convenience
With the Honda Civic you will definitely be making less frequent stops at the gas station than with the FIAT 500, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). When looking only at MSRP, the FIAT 500 will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Honda Civic. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Destination Charge for the FIAT 500 is much higher than that for the Honda Civic.

Dimensions
Since the FIAT 500 is much slimmer than the Honda Civic, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the FIAT 500, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Honda Civic.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque, the FIAT 500 doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Honda Civic.

Handling
The FIAT 500 has a significantly smaller turning radius than the Honda Civic, allowing much better maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the FIAT 500 is significantly less powerful than the Honda Civic. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.

Utility
The FIAT 500 has less seating than the Honda Civic, making the Honda Civic the better choice if you need to chauffeur many passengers. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the FIAT 500 will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Honda Civic.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the FIAT 500 than that of the Honda Civic.

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2016 FIAT
500

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MSRP*: $16,995 - $22,575

2016 Honda
Civic

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MSRP*: $19,050 - $26,125
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% As low as 3.54%
Lease Incentive: As low as 0.02% As low as 1.68%
City MPG: 28 - 31 26 - 31
Highway MPG: 34 - 40 38 - 41
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 4 - 4 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $16,765 - $21,983 $17,711 - $24,262

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

Days on Lot measures the average number of days a model sits on a dealer's lot before it's sold. This is one predictor of a dealer's willingness to negotiate.

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.