COMPARISON: 2016 Honda Fit vs 2016 Toyota Yaris

 
Subcompact cars have come a long way, thanks in large part to automakers like Honda that recognize good things come in small packages. Still, smart shoppers do their homework, so you may be wondering how the Fit stacks up against the rest. 

Drivers in Brockton who are stuck between the 2016 Honda Fit and the 2016 Toyota Yaris should check out our full comparison to see who comes out ahead in safety, features, space, and power: 

Safety 

Honda Fit
The 2016 Fit was awarded a best possible ‡5-Star Overall Rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration after it earned perfect scores in tests for frontal barrier crash, side crash, side barrier, and combined side barrier and pole impact. Additionally, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety gave the Fit its highest scores in tests for roof strength, side impact, rear crash, and moderate front overlap.

Toyota Yaris 
In comparison, the Yaris was given four out of five stars by the NHTSA, falling short in evaluations for frontal crash and rollover. The IIHS gave it Good scores in moderate front overlap, side impact, and roof strength, but a Marginal rating in small overlap front impact. 

Features

Honda Fit
The Fit is stacked with convenience and tech features that come standard. Each model is equipped with a rearview camera, 5-inch audio display screen, cruise control, remote keyless entry, air conditioning, steering wheel-mounted controls, LED taillights, trip computer, Bluetooth connectivity, AM/FM/CD/MP3, and USB port. Additionally, it has power locks and windows, automatic headlights, and tilting and telescopic steering wheel. 

Premium features include alloy wheels, fog lights, infotainment system with 7-inch display, one-touch moonroof, Honda LaneWatch driver assistance system, leather seating, heated seats, and navigation, among other features. 

Toyota Yaris 
The base model of the Yaris has Entune infotainment, USB ports, Bluetooth connectivity, power windows, and air conditioning. Higher trim levels include cruise control, steering wheel-mounted controls, remote keyless entry, leather accents, and ToyotaCare maintenance for two years. 

Interior

Honda Fit
While both the Fit and the Yaris are under the subcompact category and seat five passengers, one offers substantially more space. The Fit has nearly 96 cubic feet of passenger space, 41.4 inches of front legroom, and 39.3 inches of legroom in the rear. Additionally, the 60/40 split second row gives you up to 52.7 cubic feet of cargo space when the seats are down. 

Toyota Yaris 
The Yaris falls short on passenger space, with just 84.4 cubic feet, and will also leave your legs a bit cramped with 40.6 inches up front and just 33.3 inches in the rear. As for cargo capacity, the Yaris provides just 15.6 cubes. 

Engine

Honda Fit
The Fit is equipped with a 1.5-liter 4-cylinder engine that makes 130 horsepower and 114 lb-ft of torque. The manual transmission gets up to *37 MPG highway, while the 6-speed automatic gets up to 41 MPG highway. 

Toyota Yaris 
The Yaris has a 1.5-liter inline-4 that makes 106 horsepower and 103 lb-ft of torque. The manual transmission gets up to 37 MPG, while the 4-speed automatic gets up to 36 MPG. 

‡Government 5-Star Safety Ratings are part of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s New Car Assessment Program  (www.safercar.gov). Model tested with standard side airbags (SAB). 

*2016 EPA MILEAGE BASED ON 2016 EPA MILEAGE RATINGS. USE FOR COMPARISON PURPOSES ONLY. YOUR ACTUAL MILEAGE WILL VARY, DEPENDING ON HOW YOU DRIVE AND MAINTAIN YOUR VEHICLE, DRIVING CONDITIONS, BATTERY PACK AGE/CONDITION (HYBRID MODELS ONLY) AND OTHER FACTORS.

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