Compare Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid vs. Honda Fit

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

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2014 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid 2015 Honda Fit
2014 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid 2015 Honda Fit
4dr DSG Hybrid Sedan
  • 4dr DSG Hybrid Sedan
  • 4dr DSG Hybrid SE Sedan
  • 4dr DSG Hybrid SEL Sedan
  • 4dr DSG Hybrid SEL Premium Sedan
  • LX Manual
  • LX CVT
  • EX Manual
  • EX CVT
  • EX-L CVT
  • EX-L CVT with Navigation


MSRP $25,560 $16,450  
Invoice $24,538 $16,016
Avg. Paid $18,736 $16,910

U.S. News Scores

Overall 8.0 8.9  
Critics' Rating 8.0 9.5
Performance 8.4 7.8
Interior 7.7 8.7
Safety 8.8 9.4
Reliability 3.0 3.5
Cost to Own 9.1 N/A

Pros & Cons

  • Quick acceleration
  • Nimble handling
  • Large, versatile cargo area
  • Great fuel economy ratings
  • Roomy back seat
  • Comfortable, composed ride
  • Bland interior styling
  • Some cheap interior materials
  • Noisy engine
  • Confusing touch-screen audio system

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic  
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Intercooled Turbo Gas/Electric I-4 1.4 L/85 Regular Unleaded I-4 1.5 L/91
MPG 42 City / 48 Hwy 33 City / 41 Hwy



Body Style Sedan Hatchback  


Wheelbase(in) 104.4 99.6  
Length, Overall (in) 182.8 160
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70 67
Height, Overall (in) 57.2 60

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard  
Power Windows Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Rear Spoiler Standard Standard  


Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3311 2544  

Tires & Wheels

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


Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard  
Back-Up Camera Standard
Cruise Control Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard
Trip Computer Standard Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard
Front Floor Mats 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


Passenger Capacity 5 5  
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 94.1 95.7
Front Head Room (in) 38.2 39.5
Front Leg Room (in) 41.2 41.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.2 54.8
Front Hip Room (in) 51.5
Second Head Room (in) 37.1 37.5
Second Leg Room (in) 38.1 39.3
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.6 52.6
Second Hip Room (in) 45.1
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (cu. ft.) 52.7
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 11.3


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

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control Standard  
Dual Zone A/C Standard
A/C Standard Standard

Navigation & Communication

Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Standard Standard  


Cloth Seats Optional  
Premium Synthetic Seats Optional
Driver Lumbar 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 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 Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard


Engine & Performance

Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard  
4 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard
Turbocharged Standard
Engine Type Intercooled Turbo Gas/Electric I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Displacement 1.4 L/85 1.5 L/91
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 170 @ 5000 130 @ 6600
Torque (Net @ RPM) 184 @ 1000 114 @ 4600
Transmission Auto-Shift Manual w/OD CVT w/OD
Turning diameter 36.4 35.1


Hybrid Fuel Standard  
Gasoline Fuel Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 42 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 48 41
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 11.8 10.6


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


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