Compare Honda Insight vs. Honda Fit

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

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2014 Honda Insight 2015 Honda Fit
2014 Honda Insight 2015 Honda Fit
  • CVT
  • LX CVT
  • EX CVT
  • EX CVT with Navigation
  • LX Manual
  • LX CVT
  • EX Manual
  • EX CVT
  • EX-L CVT
  • EX-L CVT with Navigation


MSRP $18,725 $16,450  
Invoice $17,843 $16,016
Avg. Paid $15,121 $16,910

U.S. News Scores

Overall 7.7 8.9  
Critics' Rating 6.3 9.5
Performance 6.8 7.8
Interior 6.8 8.7
Safety 9.7 9.4
Reliability 3.5 3.5
Cost to Own 9.4 N/A

Pros & Cons

  • More agile than hybrid rivals
  • Large, versatile cargo area
  • Great fuel economy ratings
  • Roomy back seat
  • Comfortable, composed ride
  • Few standard features
  • Tight rear seat
  • Rough transition between gas and electric power
  • Less fuel-efficient than hybrid rivals
  • Noisy engine
  • Confusing touch-screen audio system

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic  
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas/Electric I-4 1.3 L/82 Regular Unleaded I-4 1.5 L/91
MPG 41 City / 44 Hwy 33 City / 41 Hwy



Body Style Hatchback Hatchback  


Wheelbase(in) 100.4 99.6  
Length, Overall (in) 172.3 160
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.7 67
Height, Overall (in) 56.2 60

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard  
Power Windows Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Rear Spoiler Standard  


Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2747 2544  

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
Wheel Locks Optional
Steel Wheels Standard Standard
Wheel Covers Standard Standard


Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard  
Back-Up Camera Standard
Cruise Control Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard
Interior Cargo Shade Optional
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Optional
Trip Computer Standard Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard 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
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard


Passenger Capacity 5 5  
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 85 95.7
Front Head Room (in) 38.4 39.5
Front Leg Room (in) 42.3 41.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.7 54.8
Front Hip Room (in) 51.6 51.5
Second Head Room (in) 36.4 37.5
Second Leg Room (in) 33 39.3
Second Shoulder Room (in) 50.4 52.6
Second Hip Room (in) 48.7 45.1
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (cu. ft.) 31.5 52.7


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

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control Standard  
A/C Standard Standard

Navigation & Communication

Wireless Cell Phone Hookup 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  
Front Disc/Rear Drum Brakes Standard Standard

Safety Features

Brake Assist Standard Standard  
Electronic Stability Control Standard Standard
Daytime Running Lights Standard 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/Electric I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Displacement 1.3 L/82 1.5 L/91
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 98 @ 5800 130 @ 6600
Torque (Net @ RPM) 123 @ 1000 114 @ 4600
Transmission CVT w/OD CVT w/OD
Turning diameter 36.1 35.1


Hybrid Fuel Standard  
Gasoline Fuel Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 41 (Est) 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 44 (Est) 41
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 10.6 10.6


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


Automatic Standard Standard  
Continuously Variable Trans 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.