Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the FIAT 500L than the Honda Civic. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Honda Civic, the FIAT 500L may be a little roomier and more comfortable for the driver and front seat passengers.
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the FIAT 500L as you will with the Honda Civic, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.
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). The FIAT 500L is somewhat more expensive 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 FIAT 500L and the Honda Civic have similar Destination Charges.
The FIAT 500L is a little wider than the Honda Civic, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. If you go with the FIAT 500L, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Honda Civic.
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the FIAT 500L does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Honda Civic.
The FIAT 500L has a significantly smaller turning radius than the Honda Civic, allowing much better maneuverability in and out of tight spots.
When it comes to horsepower, the FIAT 500L is somewhat more powerful than the Honda Civic.
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the FIAT 500L and the Honda Civic.
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the FIAT 500L than that of the Honda Civic.
Compare the 2014 FIAT 500L and the 2014 Honda Civic.
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MSRP*: $19,195 - $24,395
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MSRP*: $18,190 - $22,790
|Cash Back Rebate:||Up to $1,500||Visit Rebate Center|
|Low APR Loan:||As low as 0.00%||As low as 0.90%|
|Lease Incentive:||As low as 0.12%||As low as 0.72%|
|City MPG:||24 - 25||22 - 30|
|Highway MPG:||33||31 - 39|
|Seating Capacity:||5 - 5||5 - 5|
|Basic Warranty:||4 years/50,000 miles||3 years/36,000 miles|
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|Invoice*:||$19,050 - $23,503||$16,915 - $21,174|
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