Compare Scion tC vs. Honda Fit

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2014 Scion tC 2015 Honda Fit
2014 Scion tC 2015 Honda Fit
2dr HB Auto (Natl)
  • 2dr HB Man (Natl)
  • 2dr HB Man (GS)
  • 2dr HB Man (SE)
  • 2dr HB Auto (Natl)
  • 2dr HB Auto (GS)
  • 2dr HB Auto (SE)
  • 2dr HB Man Monogram (Natl)
  • 2dr HB Man Monogram (GS)
  • 2dr HB Man Monogram (SE)
  • 2dr HB Man 10 Series (GS)
  • 2dr HB Man 10 Series (SE)
  • 2dr HB Man 10 Series (Natl)
  • 2dr HB Auto Monogram (Natl)
  • 2dr HB Auto Monogram (GS)
  • 2dr HB Auto Monogram (SE)
  • 2dr HB Auto 10 Series (Natl)
  • 2dr HB Auto 10 Series (SE)
  • 2dr HB Auto 10 Series (GS)
  • LX Manual
  • LX CVT
  • EX Manual
  • EX CVT
  • EX-L CVT
  • EX-L CVT with Navigation


MSRP $20,210 $16,450  
Invoice $19,199 $16,016
Avg. Paid $19,000 $16,910

U.S. News Scores

Overall 7.6 8.9  
Critics' Rating 7.6 9.5
Performance 7.1 7.8
Interior 7.7 8.7
Safety 9.0 9.4
Reliability 2.5 3.5
Cost to Own 9.2 N/A

Pros & Cons

  • Great stereo sound quality
  • Spacious back seats for a coupe
  • Good cargo space
  • Large, versatile cargo area
  • Great fuel economy ratings
  • Roomy back seat
  • Comfortable, composed ride
  • Poor fuel economy for its class
  • Dull handling for a sporty coupe
  • Noisy engine
  • Confusing touch-screen audio system

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic  
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Regular Unleaded I-4 2.5 L/152 Regular Unleaded I-4 1.5 L/91
MPG 23 City / 31 Hwy 33 City / 41 Hwy



Body Style Coupe Hatchback  


Wheelbase(in) 106.3 99.6  
Length, Overall (in) 176.6 160
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.7 67
Height, Overall (in) 55.7 60

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard  
Power Windows Standard Standard

Exterior Features

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


Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3124 2544  

Tires & Wheels

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


Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Optional Standard  
Back-Up Camera Standard
Cruise Control Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard
Interior Cargo Shade Optional
Keyless Start Optional
Remote Engine Start Optional
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard
Trip Computer Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard
Front Floor Mats Optional
Keyless Entry Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Optional
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard


Passenger Capacity 5 5  
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 88.4 95.7
Front Head Room (in) 37.7 39.5
Front Leg Room (in) 41.8 41.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.4 54.8
Front Hip Room (in) 52.6 51.5
Second Head Room (in) 36.4 37.5
Second Leg Room (in) 34.6 39.3
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.1 52.6
Second Hip Room (in) 48.5 45.1
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (cu. ft.) 52.7


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

Heating & Cooling

A/C Standard Standard  

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System Optional  
Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Standard Standard


Cloth Seats Optional Optional  
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 Standard
Side Air Bag Standard Standard


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

Safety Features

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


Engine & Performance

Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard  
4 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard
Engine Type Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Displacement 2.5 L/152 1.5 L/91
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 179 @ 6000 130 @ 6600
Torque (Net @ RPM) 172 @ 4100 114 @ 4600
Transmission Automatic w/OD CVT w/OD
Turning diameter 37.4 35.1


Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard  
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 41
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5 10.6


Suspension Type - Front Strut Strut  
Suspension Type - Rear Double Wishbone Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Double Wishbone Torsion Beam


Automatic Standard Standard  
Automatic Transmission w/Manual Mode Standard
6-Speed Automatic Standard
Continuously Variable Trans Standard

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