Compare Hyundai Veloster vs. Ford Fiesta vs. Honda Fit

Compare the Hyundai Veloster against the Ford Fiesta and Honda Fit. Use this tool to compare rankings and see how the Veloster, Fiesta and Fit 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 Veloster, Fiesta and Fit. If you are interested in used cars you can also search used listings in your area.

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2013 Hyundai Veloster 2013 Ford Fiesta 2013 Honda Fit
2013 Hyundai Veloster 2013 Ford Fiesta 2013 Honda Fit
3dr Cpe Man w/Black Int
  • 3dr Cpe Man w/Black Int
  • 3dr Cpe Man w/Gray Int
  • 3dr Cpe Man w/Red Int
  • 3dr Cpe Auto w/Black Int
  • 3dr Cpe Auto w/Gray Int
  • 3dr Cpe Auto w/Red Int
  • 3dr Cpe Man RE:MIX
  • 3dr Cpe Auto RE:MIX
  • 3dr Cpe Man Turbo w/Black Int
  • 3dr Cpe Man Turbo w/Blue Int
  • 3dr Cpe Auto Turbo w/Black Int
  • 3dr Cpe Auto Turbo w/Blue Int
4dr Sdn S
  • 4dr Sdn S
  • 5dr HB S
  • 4dr Sdn SE
  • 5dr HB SE
  • 4dr Sdn Titanium
  • 5dr HB Titanium
  • Manual
  • Automatic
  • Manual Sport
  • Automatic Sport
  • Automatic Sport with Navigation


MSRP $17,600 $13,200 $15,425
Invoice $16,983 $12,705 $15,023
Avg. Paid $15,760 $11,585 $13,887

U.S. News Scores

Overall 7.2 8.0 8.4
Critics' Rating 7.4 9.1 9.1
Performance 6.8 8.6 8.1
Interior 7.6 8.3 8.7
Cost to Own 9.4 9.5 9.3
Safety 8.4 9.3 8.3
Reliability 2.0 2.0 3.5

Pros & Cons

  • Attractive cabin
  • Good fuel economy
  • Upscale interior materials
  • Sharp handling
  • Excellent gas mileage
  • Large, versatile cargo hold
  • Ample rear legroom
  • Fun to drive
  • Uninspiring handling
  • Base model’s sluggish acceleration
  • Confusing audio controls
  • Less cargo space than rivals
  • Firm ride
  • Limited feature availability

General Specs

Transmission Manual Manual Manual
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas I4 1.6L/97 Gas I4 1.6L/97 Gas I4 1.5L/91
MPG 27 City / 37 Hwy 29 City / 39 Hwy 27 City / 33 Hwy



Body Style Coupe Sedan Hatchback


Wheelbase(in) 104.300 98.000 98.4
Length, Overall (in) 166.100 173.600 161.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.500 67.800 66.7
Height, Overall (in) 55.100 58.000 60.0

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Sun/Moon Roof Optional
Panoramic Roof Optional
Power Tilt/Sliding Sunroof Optional
Rear Spoiler Standard


Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2584 2578 2496

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
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Standard Optional
Wheel Locks Optional Optional
Steel Wheels Standard Standard
Wheel Covers Standard Standard


Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard Standard
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard
Back-Up Camera Optional
Cruise Control Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Optional Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Optional Optional
Auto-Off Headlights Optional
Interior Cargo Shade Standard Optional
Keyless Start Optional
Rear Parking Aid Optional
Front Reading Lamps Standard Standard
Remote Engine Start Optional Optional
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Optional Optional
Trip Computer Standard Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Optional
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Optional Standard Optional
Keyless Entry Standard Optional Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Optional
Heated Mirrors Standard
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard
Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard
Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard Standard


Passenger Capacity 5 5 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 89.800 85.100 90.8
Front Head Room (in) 39.000 39.100 40.4
Front Leg Room (in) 43.900 42.200 41.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.600 52.700 52.7
Front Hip Room (in) 53.200 50.600 51.5
Second Head Room (in) 35.300 37.100 39.0
Second Leg Room (in) 31.700 31.200 34.5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.000 49.000 51.3
Second Hip Room (in) 52.600 49.200 51.3
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (cu. ft.) 57.3
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 15.500 12.800


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

Heating & Cooling

A/C Standard Standard Standard

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System Optional
Onboard Hands-Free Communications System Standard
Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Standard


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



Driver Air Bag 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
Rear Body Air Bag Standard


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

Safety Features

Electronic Stability Control Standard Standard Standard
Daytime Running Lights Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard


Engine & Performance

Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard Standard
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4 Gas I4
Displacement 1.6L/97 1.6L/97 1.5L/91
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 138 @ 6300 120 @ 6350 117 @ 6600
Torque (Net @ RPM) 123 @ 4850 112 @ 5000 106 @ 4800
Transmission Manual Manual Manual
Turning diameter 34.120 34.400 34.4


Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 27 29 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 37 39 33
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.200 12.000 10.6


Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut Macpherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Twist Beam Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs


Automatic Optional
6-Speed Automatic Optional
Manual Standard Standard Standard
5-Speed Manual Standard Standard
6-Speed Manual 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.