|2015 Honda Fit||2015 Honda Civic|
|7.1 l/100km||City Fuel Economy||7.8 l/100km|
|130 HP||Horsepower||143 HP|
|16.6 cu. ft.||Cargo Capacity||12.5 cu. ft.|
|112.3 cu. ft.||Passenger Volume||107.1 cu. ft.|
2015 Honda Fit vs 2015 Honda Civic
Since its inception in 2001 the Honda Fit has been rising in popularity with its immense amount of space in such a small package, and this year saw the complete revamping of the popular subcompact hatchback sedan. Built on an all-new platform with just over a quarter of its body being made from ultra-high-strength steel, the all-new 2015 Honda Fit was sure to impress. But how might it compete with the best-selling passenger car in all of Canada, for the past 17-years running? We thought we’d find out the answer for ourselves by taking a closer look at the two vehicles, comparing the 2015 Honda Fit vs 2015 Honda Civic. Next year, the Honda Civic is set to go through a revamping of its own, which is bound to skyrocket its popularity even father.
Differences Between the 2015 Honda Fit, Civic
Lets look at the differences and similarities between the two small cars strictly in terms of specifications, which we can get a look at by taking a look at the table above. The subcompact and compact cars each have their specific, distinct advantages, but neither car’s advantages seem to blow the other out of the water, making them very comparable. For instance, the 2015 Honda Fit has a slight advantage in City Fuel Economy, but only by a bit more than half a litre per 100 kilometres. That’s not enough of an advantage to make much of a difference.
The Honda Civic’s true advantage comes in the way of horsepower, as the sporty sedan was designed with such in mind. 13 more horsepower isn’t a huge advantage, but the vehicle will deliver a more enjoyable driving experience to anyone sitting behind the wheel. The Honda Fit’s advantage, on the other hand, comes in the way of space. once again, the advantages aren’t huge. The Fit’s hatchback trunk offers 4.1 extra cubic feet to accommodate your luggage, and the cabin offers an extra 5.2 cu. ft. of space for your passengers.