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2014 smart fortwo vs. 2015 Honda Fit Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Honda Fit, the smart fortwo may be a little roomier and more comfortable for the driver and front seat passengers.

Convenience
The Honda Fit requires fewer visits to the gas station than the smart fortwo, 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). Based on MSRP, the smart fortwo is clearly a better financial choice over the Honda Fit. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. In this case, the smart fortwo will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the Honda Fit.

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

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

Handling
The smart fortwo has a significantly smaller turning radius than the Honda Fit, allowing much better maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

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

Utility
Those who have to chauffeur around a lot of people should beware, the smart fortwo seats a lot fewer people than the Honda Fit. The smart fortwo has significantly less cargo room than the Honda Fit, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the smart fortwo than that of the Honda Fit.

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2014 smart
fortwo

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MSRP*: $13,270 - $14,930

2015 Honda
Fit

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MSRP*: $15,650 - $19,925
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City MPG: 34 29 - 32
Highway MPG: 38 37 - 38
Engine(s): I-3 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 2 - 2 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*: $12,341 - $13,885 $15,241 - $19,384

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

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