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2016 Honda Fit vs. 2016 Honda Civic Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Honda Fit than the Honda Civic. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Honda Fit and the Honda Civic in the front seats.

Convenience
With the Honda Civic you will definitely be making less frequent stops at the gas station than with the Honda Fit, 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). Based on MSRP, the Honda Fit is clearly a better financial choice over 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 Honda Fit and the Honda Civic have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Honda Fit 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 Honda Fit, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Honda Civic.

Drivetrain
The Honda Fit has much less torque than the Honda Civic, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

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

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Honda Fit 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
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Honda Fit and the Honda Civic. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Honda Fit will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Honda Civic.

Warranty
The Honda Fit comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Honda Civic.

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2016 Honda
Fit

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MSRP*: $15,890 - $20,165

2016 Honda
Civic

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MSRP*: $19,050 - $26,125
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Lease Incentive: As low as 1.80% As low as 1.68%
City MPG: 29 - 32 26 - 31
Highway MPG: 37 - 38 38 - 41
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
NHTSA Safety Information

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***** Not Tested
Frontal Crash Rating
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***** Not Tested
Side Crash Rating
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***** Not Tested
Invoice*: $15,473 - $19,616 $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.