2017 Ford Fiesta vs. 2017 Honda Fit

2017 Ford FiestaHop inside a 2017 Ford Fiesta or 2017 Honda Fit, and you'll find a fun, funky subcompact car with advanced technology, sporty design cues, and a surprising amount of legroom. In the following vehicle comparison, Richmond Ford West breaks down the similarities and differences between the 2017 Honda Fit and 2017 Ford Fiesta to help you decide which one is a better fit for your driving needs. 

Sharp and Stealthy Handling

The 2017 Ford Fiesta and 2017 Honda Fit are zippy, spunky subcompacts with front-wheel drive and sprightly cylinders under their hoods. These hatchbacks are engineered to deliver smooth, engaging performances that maximize efficiency, helping you get the most of every mile whenever you get behind the wheel.

  • Highway Gas Mileage: When properly equipped, the 2017 Honda Fit achieves up to an EPA-estimated 40 highway MPG. However, the 2017 Ford Fiesta surpasses this with an EPA-estimated 41 highway MPG when equipped with its 3-cylinder 1.0L EcoBoost engine. 
  • Accelerate Your Driving Routine: The 2017 Honda Fit delivers a sharp performance and up to 130 horsepower while charging full speed ahead. The 2017 Ford Fiesta offers three engines in its lineup, including the standard 1.6L twin independent variable camshaft timing 4-cylinder that makes 120 horsepower and 112 lb-ft of torque. Drivers can also opt for the muscular 197 horsepower 1.6L EcoBoost. 

Ford Fiesta Interior vs. Honda Fit Interior

Ford Fiesta InteriorThe 2017 Ford Fiesta and 2017 Honda Fit are surprisingly spacious compact cars with seating for five people. Each comes with 60/40 split rear seats that fold down to increase the size of their storage areas, making these compacts great companions for weekend adventures.

  • Cargo Space: Behind its second row, the 2017 Honda Fit provides 16.6 cubic feet of cargo space, which increases to 52.7 cubic feet. The Ford Fiesta sedan provides 12.8 cubic feet of trunk space, while its hatchback model offers up to 25.4 cubic feet of storage room. 
  • Body Styles: The 2017 Honda Fit is only available as a hatchback, while the 2017 Ford Fiesta offers a sedan and a hatchback.
  • Luxury Features: A Cold Weather package available with the 2017 Ford Fiesta includes heated first-row seats, heated exterior mirrors, and electronic automatic climate control to keep you warm and toasty on chilly car rides.

Test Drive a 2017 Ford Fiesta at Richmond Ford West

When you take a closer look at the 2017 Honda Fit, it's easy to see why it takes such a huge slice of the market each year. However, we think the 2017 Ford Fiesta is a stronger option for drivers in Glen Allen, Ashland, and Short Pump since it offers sedan and hatchback styles, a powerful 1.6L EcoBoost engine, and impressive highway gas mileage.

Richmond Ford West is your neighboring Ford dealership with a wide selection of Ford Fiestas in our inventory. If you think it's the right sedan for you, schedule a personal test drive with us today!


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