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2020 Honda Fit vs. 2020 Volkswagen Golf Review

New 2020 Honda Fit

2020 Honda
Fit

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New 2020 Volkswagen Golf

2020 Volkswagen
Golf

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MSRP*
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$16,190 to $20,620
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$23,195
Invoice* $15,764 to $20,057 $22,267
MPG - City 29 - 33 28
MPG - Hwy 36 - 40 N/A
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** *****
Frontal Crash Rating** ***** ****
Side Crash Rating** ***** *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

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

Convenience
With the Volkswagen Golf 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 Volkswagen Golf. 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 Volkswagen Golf have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Honda Fit is much slimmer than the Volkswagen Golf, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. The Honda Fit is slightly shorter than the Volkswagen Golf, which may make it easier to park.

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

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

Performance
The Honda Fit has less horsepower than the Volkswagen Golf, so it will probably be somewhat slower.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Honda Fit and the Volkswagen Golf. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries into the Honda Fit as you will in the Volkswagen Golf.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Honda Fit is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Volkswagen Golf.