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2015 Honda Fit 2015 Volkswagen Golf
LX CVT
  • LX Manual
  • LX CVT
  • EX Manual
  • EX CVT
  • EX-L CVT
  • EX-L CVT with Navigation
2dr HB Man TSI S
  • 2dr HB Man TSI S
  • 2dr HB Auto TSI S
  • 4dr HB Auto TSI S
  • 4dr HB Man TSI S w/Sunroof
  • 4dr HB Man TDI S
  • 4dr HB Auto TSI S w/Sunroof
  • 4dr HB DSG TDI S
  • 4dr HB Auto TSI SE
  • 4dr HB Man TDI SE
  • 4dr HB DSG TDI SE
  • 4dr HB Auto TSI SEL
  • 4dr HB Man TDI SEL
  • 4dr HB DSG TDI SEL

Prices

MSRP $16,450 $18,995  
Invoice $16,016 $18,325
Avg. Paid $17,276 $19,304

U.S. News Scores

Overall 9.2 9.3  
Critics' Rating 9.5 9.6
Performance 7.8 8.2
Interior 8.7 8.4
Safety 9.5 10.0
Reliability N/A N/A

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Large, versatile cargo area
  • Great fuel economy ratings
  • Roomy back seat
  • Comfortable, composed ride
  • Exceptional cargo space
  • Top-notch interior materials
  • Golf TDI’s excellent fuel economy
  • Long-haul comfortable front seats
  • Nimble handling
 
Cons
  • Noisy engine
  • Confusing touch-screen audio system
  • Small touch-screen display
  • Few driver assistance features

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Manual  
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Regular Unleaded I-4 1.5 L/91 Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 1.8 L/110
MPG 33 City / 41 Hwy 25 City / 37 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style Hatchback Hatchback  

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 99.6 103.8  
Length, Overall (in) 160 167.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67 70.5
Height, Overall (in) 60 57.2

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard  
Power Windows Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Rear Spoiler Standard Optional  

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2544 2901  

Tires & Wheels

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

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

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

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 5 5  
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 95.7 93.5
Front Head Room (in) 39.5 38.4
Front Leg Room (in) 41.4 41.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.8 55.9
Front Hip Room (in) 51.5
Second Head Room (in) 37.5 38.1
Second Leg Room (in) 39.3 35.6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.6 53.9
Second Hip Room (in) 45.1
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (cu. ft.) 52.7 52.7

Entertainment

AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard  
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
MP3 Player Standard Standard
Satellite Radio Standard

Heating & Cooling

A/C Standard Standard  

Navigation & Communication

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

Seats

Cloth Seats Standard  
Premium Synthetic Seats Standard
Driver Lumbar Standard
Passenger Lumbar Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Standard
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard Standard
Bucket Seats Standard Standard

Safety

Airbags

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

Brakes

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 Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard  
4 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard
Turbocharged Standard
Engine Type Regular Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4
Displacement 1.5 L/91 1.8 L/110
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 130 @ 6600 170 @ 6200
Torque (Net @ RPM) 114 @ 4600 184 @ 1500
Transmission CVT w/OD Manual w/OD
Turning diameter 35.1 35.8

Fuel

Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard  
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 33 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 41 37
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 10.6 13.2

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front Strut Strut  
Suspension Type - Rear Torsion Beam Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Torsion Beam Multi-Link

Transmission

Automatic Standard  
Continuously Variable Trans Standard
Manual Standard
5-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.