Compare Toyota Yaris vs. Honda Fit vs. Scion xB

Compare the Toyota Yaris against the Honda Fit and Scion xB. Use this tool to compare rankings and see how the Yaris, Fit and xB stack up against each other in terms of performance, features, safety prices and more. Then use our Best Price Program by selecting the trims you are interested in to see local prices and get a great deal on a new Yaris, Fit and xB. If you are interested in used cars you can also search used listings in your area.

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2009 Toyota Yaris 2009 Honda Fit 2009 Scion xB
2009 Toyota Yaris 2009 Honda Fit 2009 Scion xB
3dr HB Man (Natl)
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  • 3dr HB Man (GS)
  • 3dr HB Man (SE)
  • 4dr Sdn Man (Natl)
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  • 3dr HB Auto (Natl)
  • 3dr HB Auto (GS)
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  • 5dr HB Auto (Natl)
  • 5dr HB Auto (GS)
  • 5dr HB Auto (SE)
  • 4dr Sdn Auto (Natl)
  • 4dr Sdn Auto (GS)
  • 4dr Sdn Auto (SE)
  • 3dr HB Man S (Natl)
  • 3dr HB Man S (GS)
  • 3dr HB Man S (SE)
  • 3dr HB Auto S (Natl)
  • 3dr HB Auto S (GS)
  • 3dr HB Auto S (SE)
  • 4dr Sdn Man S (Natl)
  • 4dr Sdn Man S (GS)
  • 4dr Sdn Man S (SE)
  • 5dr HB Auto S (Natl)
  • 5dr HB Auto S (GS)
  • 5dr HB Auto S (SE)
  • 4dr Sdn Auto S (Natl)
  • 4dr Sdn Auto S (GS)
  • 4dr Sdn Auto S (SE)
  • Manual
  • Automatic
  • Manual Sport
  • Automatic Sport
  • Manual Sport with Navigation
  • Automatic Sport with Navigation
5dr Wgn Man (Natl)
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  • 5dr Wgn Man (GS)
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  • 5dr Wgn Auto (Natl)
  • 5dr Wgn Auto (GS)
  • 5dr Wgn Auto (SE)


MSRP $12,205 $14,750 $15,750
Invoice $11,595 $14,236 $14,962
Avg. Paid $7,153 $9,035 $9,818

U.S. News Scores

Overall 8.4 9.1 7.7
Critics' Rating 7.1 9.8 8.6
Performance 7.0 8.3 7.8
Interior 6.8 9.1 7.6
Cost to Own 9.7 9.6 9.5
Safety 8.5 9.3 9.0
Reliability 5.0 4.0 2.0

Pros & Cons

  • Good gas mileage
  • Navigates cities easily
  • Fun to drive
  • Plenty of passenger space
  • Large, versatile cargo hold
  • Excellent safety and reliability scores
  • Outstanding reliability score
  • Ample cargo space
  • Plenty of standard tech and safety features
  • Good safety ratings
  • Base model lacks interior features
  • Passenger seats are cramped
  • Below-average safety score
  • Competitors have standard electronic stability control
  • Low-for-the-class gas mileage
  • Noticeable body lean in corners

General Specs

Transmission Manual Manual Manual
Drivetrain Front wheel drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas I4 1.5L/91 Gas I4 1.5L/91.4 Gas I4 2.4L/144
MPG 29 City / 36 Hwy 27 City / 33 Hwy 22 City / 28 Hwy



Body Style 3 Door Hatchback 5 Door Hatchback 4 Door Wagon


Wheelbase(in) 96.9 98.4 102.4
Length, Overall (in) 150.6 161.6 167.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.7 66.7 69.3
Height, Overall (in) 60.0 60.0 64.7

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Optional Standard Standard
Privacy Glass Standard
Power Windows Optional Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Rear Spoiler Optional Optional


Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2295 2489 3020

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front All-Season Standard Standard
Tires - Front Performance Standard
Tires - Rear All-Season Standard Standard
Tires - Rear Performance Standard
Compact Spare Tire Standard Standard Standard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Optional Optional Optional
Wheel Locks Optional Optional Optional
Steel Wheels Standard Standard Standard
Wheel Covers Standard Standard Standard


Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Optional
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard Standard
Cruise Control Optional Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Optional Standard Optional
Fog Lamps Optional Optional Optional
Interior Cargo Shade Optional
Front Reading Lamps Standard
Rear Seat Heat Ducts Optional
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Optional
Trip Computer Standard Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard
Front Floor Mats Optional Optional Optional
Rear Floor Mats Optional Optional Optional
Keyless Entry Optional Standard
Power Door Locks Optional Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Optional
Power Driver Mirror Optional Standard Standard
Power Passenger Mirror Optional Standard Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard Standard


Passenger Capacity 5 5 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 84.1 90.8 100.8
Front Head Room (in) 39.4 40.4 40.0
Front Leg Room (in) 40.3 41.3 40.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 51.4 52.7 55.8
Front Hip Room (in) 50.0 51.5 52.7
Second Head Room (in) 37.9 39.0 41.2
Second Leg Room (in) 33.8 34.5 38.0
Second Shoulder Room (in) 50.4 51.3 54.7
Second Hip Room (in) 46.7 51.3 46.7
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (cu. ft.) 25.7 57.3
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 21.7


AM/FM Stereo Optional Standard Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Optional Standard Standard
CD Player Optional Standard Standard
Equalizer Standard
MP3 Player Optional Standard Standard
Satellite Radio Optional
Premium Sound System Standard
Entertainment System Optional

Heating & Cooling

A/C Standard Standard Standard

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System Optional
Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Optional


Cloth Seats Standard Optional Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Optional Standard Standard
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard Standard Standard
Bucket Seats Standard Standard Standard



Driver Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag On/Off Switch Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Head Air Bag Standard Standard
Side Air Bag Standard Standard Standard


4-Wheel ABS Standard Standard Standard
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard
Front Disc/Rear Drum Brakes Standard Standard

Safety Features

Brake Assist Standard
Electronic Stability Control Standard
Daytime Running Lights Optional Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors Standard
Traction Control Standard


Engine & Performance

Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard Standard
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4 Gas I4
Displacement 1.5L/91 1.5L/91.4 2.4L/144
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 106 @ 6000 117 @ 6600 158 @ 6000
Torque (Net @ RPM) 103 @ 4200 106 @ 4800 162 @ 4000
Transmission Manual Manual Manual w/OD
Turning diameter 30.8 34.4 34.8


Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 29 27 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 36 33 28
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 11.1 10.6 14.0


Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Macpherson strut MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Torsion Beam Torsion beam Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/stabilizer bar
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)


Manual Standard Standard Standard
5-Speed Manual Standard Standard Standard

Safety scores should only be compared between vehicles of similar size and weight. Larger, heavier vehicles generally provide more protection than smaller, lighter ones.