Compare Honda Fit vs. Ford Fiesta

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

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2013 Honda Fit 2013 Ford Fiesta
2013 Honda Fit 2013 Ford Fiesta
  • 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 $15,425 $13,200  
Invoice $15,023 $12,705
Avg. Paid $13,887 $11,585

U.S. News Scores

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

Pros & Cons

  • Large, versatile cargo hold
  • Ample rear legroom
  • Fun to drive
  • Upscale interior materials
  • Sharp handling
  • Excellent gas mileage
  • Firm ride
  • Limited feature availability
  • Confusing audio controls
  • Less cargo space than rivals

General Specs

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



Body Style Hatchback Sedan  


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

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard  
Power Windows Standard


Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2496 2578  

Tires & Wheels

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


Convenience & Comfort

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


Passenger Capacity 5 5  
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 90.8 85.100
Front Head Room (in) 40.4 39.100
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 42.200
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.7 52.700
Front Hip Room (in) 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.) 12.800


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

Heating & Cooling

A/C Standard Standard  


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



Driver Air Bag Standard Standard  
Passenger Air Bag Standard Standard
Side Head Air Bag Standard Standard
Rear Head Air Bag Standard
Side Air Bag Standard Standard
Rear Body Air Bag Standard


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

Safety Features

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


Engine & Performance

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


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


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


Automatic Optional  
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.