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2015 FIAT 500 vs. 2014 Honda Insight Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Honda Insight than the FIAT 500, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Honda Insight will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the FIAT 500.

Convenience
The Honda Insight requires fewer visits to the gas station than the FIAT 500, making it more convenient to drive.

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 Insight. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The FIAT 500 will cost more in transportation costs than the Honda Insight.

Dimensions
Since the FIAT 500 is much slimmer than the Honda Insight, 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 Insight.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the FIAT 500 transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Honda Insight.

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

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the FIAT 500 is somewhat more powerful than the Honda Insight.

Utility
The FIAT 500 has less seating than the Honda Insight, making the Honda Insight the better choice if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The FIAT 500 has less cargo capacity than the Honda Insight, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.

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


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2015 FIAT
500

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MSRP*: $16,445 - $22,195

2014 Honda
Insight

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MSRP*: $18,725 - $22,190
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $1,000 Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% --
Lease Incentive: As low as 0.24% As low as 3.84%
City MPG: 28 - 31 41
Top 10 Fuel Efficient
Highway MPG: 34 - 40 --
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 4 - 4 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Safety Rating: Front
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Safety Rating: Side
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Safety Rating: Rear
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Invoice*: $16,169 - $21,516 $17,843 - $21,130

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