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2014 Ford Fiesta vs. 2014 Honda Insight Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will feel a little more squished in the Ford Fiesta than in the Honda Insight, due to the Ford Fiesta's smaller rear head- and legroom. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Ford Fiesta and the Honda Insight in the front seats.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Ford Fiesta as you will with the Honda Insight, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.

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 Ford Fiesta 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 Ford Fiesta will cost more in transportation costs than the Honda Insight.

Dimensions
The Ford Fiesta is a little wider than the Honda Insight, 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 Ford Fiesta, 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 Ford Fiesta transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Honda Insight.

Handling
The Ford Fiesta has a smaller turning radius than the Honda Insight, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Ford Fiesta has a much more powerful engine than the Honda Insight. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Ford Fiesta and the Honda Insight. The Ford Fiesta has significantly less cargo room than the Honda Insight, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.

Warranty
The Ford Fiesta comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Honda Insight.


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2014 Ford
Fiesta

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MSRP*: $14,600 - $21,400

2014 Honda
Insight

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MSRP*: $18,725 - $22,190
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% --
Lease Incentive: As low as 5.85% As low as 3.84%
City MPG: 26 - 28 41
Top 10 Fuel Efficient
Highway MPG: 35 - 36 --
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 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*: $14,053 - $20,598 $17,843 - $21,130

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