Compare Smart Fortwo vs. Honda Fit vs. Ford Fiesta

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

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2013 Smart Fortwo 2013 Honda Fit 2013 Ford Fiesta
2013 Smart Fortwo 2013 Honda Fit 2013 Ford Fiesta
2dr Cpe Pure
  • 2dr Cpe Pure
  • 2dr Cpe Passion
  • 2dr Cabriolet Passion
  • Manual
  • Automatic
  • Manual Sport
  • Automatic Sport
  • Automatic Sport with Navigation
4dr Sdn S
  • 4dr Sdn S
  • 5dr HB S
  • 4dr Sdn SE
  • 5dr HB SE
  • 4dr Sdn Titanium
  • 5dr HB Titanium


MSRP $12,490 $15,425 $13,200
Invoice $11,616 $15,023 $12,705
Avg. Paid N/A $13,887 $11,585

U.S. News Scores

Overall 6.2 8.4 8.0
Critics' Rating 5.6 9.1 9.1
Performance 5.3 8.1 8.6
Interior 7.4 8.7 8.3
Safety 9.3 8.3 9.3
Reliability 3.0 3.5 2.0
Cost to Own N/A 9.3 9.5

Pros & Cons

  • Very maneuverable in the city
  • Spacious seating for two
  • Excellent fuel economy
  • Large, versatile cargo hold
  • Ample rear legroom
  • Fun to drive
  • Upscale interior materials
  • Sharp handling
  • Excellent gas mileage
  • Sluggish acceleration
  • Jerky transmission
  • Minimal cargo space
  • No standard air conditioning or radio
  • Firm ride
  • Limited feature availability
  • Confusing audio controls
  • Less cargo space than rivals

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Manual Manual
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas I3 1.0/61 Gas I4 1.5L/91 Gas I4 1.6L/97
MPG 34 City / 38 Hwy 27 City / 33 Hwy 29 City / 39 Hwy



Body Style Coupe Hatchback Sedan


Wheelbase(in) 73.500 98.4 98.000
Length, Overall (in) 106.100 161.6 173.600
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 61.400 66.7 67.800
Height, Overall (in) 60.700 60.0 58.000

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard


Base Curb Weight (lbs) 1808 2496 2578

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front All-Season Standard Standard 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 Optional
Wheel Locks Optional
Steel Wheels Standard Standard Standard
Wheel Covers Standard Standard Standard


Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Optional Standard
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard
Cruise Control Optional Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Optional Optional
Interior Cargo Shade Optional Optional
Front Reading Lamps Standard
Remote Engine Start Optional
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard Optional
Trip Computer Optional Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard
Front Floor Mats Optional Standard
Keyless Entry Standard Standard Optional
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard
Manual Steering Standard
Power Steering Optional Standard Standard


Passenger Capacity 2 5 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 45.400 90.8 85.100
Front Head Room (in) 39.700 40.4 39.100
Front Leg Room (in) 41.200 41.3 42.200
Front Shoulder Room (in) 48.000 52.7 52.700
Front Hip Room (in) 45.400 51.5 50.600
Second Head Room (in) 39.0 37.100
Second Leg Room (in) 34.5 31.200
Second Shoulder Room (in) 51.3 49.000
Second Hip Room (in) 51.3 49.200
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (cu. ft.) 57.3
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 7.800 12.800


AM/FM Stereo Optional Standard Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Optional
MP3 Player Optional Standard Optional

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control Optional
A/C Optional Standard Standard


Cloth Seats Standard Standard Standard
Heated Driver Seat Optional
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Standard
2nd Row Bench Seat 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
Side Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Body Air Bag Standard


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

Safety Features

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


Engine & Performance

Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard
Rear Wheel Drive Standard
3 Cylinder Engine Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard
Engine Type Gas I3 Gas I4 Gas I4
Displacement 1.0/61 1.5L/91 1.6L/97
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 70 @ 5800 117 @ 6600 120 @ 6350
Torque (Net @ RPM) 68 @ 4500 106 @ 4800 112 @ 5000
Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift Manual Manual
Turning diameter 28.700 34.4 34.400


Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 34 27 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 38 33 39
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 8.700 10.6 12.000


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


Automatic Standard Optional
Automatic Transmission w/Manual Mode Standard
5-Speed Automatic Standard
6-Speed Automatic Optional
Manual Standard Standard
5-Speed Manual 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.