2020 Honda Fit vs. 2019 Ford Fiesta

March 13th, 2020 by

Compare 2020 Honda Fit vs. 2019 Ford Fiesta and you’ll find the Ford looking woefully underpowered and underequipped. Read on to see how they match up on the following factors:

  • Starting Prices
  • Power and MPG
  • Interior Space and Features

Starting Prices

Entry-level trims include:

  • 2020 Honda Fit LX CVT: Priced at $16,990 MSRP*
  • 2019 Ford Fiesta S Hatchback: Priced at $14,560 MSRP

Top-tier trims include:

  • 2020 Honda Fit EX-L CVT: Priced at $20,620 MSRP*
  • 2019 Fiesta ST: Priced at $21,340 MSRP

The Honda Fit LX CVT does start a little higher than the Ford Fiesta S, but it still makes better financial sense since it holds its value considerably better:

  • ALG Residual Value % After 36 Months: 51% with the Honda Fit vs. 27% with the Fiesta.
  • ALG Residual Value % After 60 Months: 39% with the Honda Fit vs. 13% with the Fiesta.

Power and MPG

2020 Honda Fit LX CVT 2019 Ford Fiesta S Hatchback
128 Horsepower 120
113 Torque 112
33** EPA-Estimated City MPG 27
40** EPA-Estimated Highway MPG 35

Exceptional Honda engineering allows the Honda Fit to deliver more power than the Ford Fiesta while returning superior efficiency scores.

Interior Space and Features

2020 Honda Fit LX CVT 2019 Ford Fiesta S Hatchback
16.6 Cubic Feet Cargo Volume 14.9 Cubic Feet
52.7 Cubic Feet Maximum Cargo Volume 25.4 Cubic Feet
95.7 Cubic Feet Passenger Volume 85.1 Cubic Feet

As written by Car and Driver: “The 2020 Honda Fit might as well be one of those magical clown cars, what with its seemingly impossible ability to hold way more stuff than its small size suggests.” Compare Honda Fit standard features against Ford Fiesta standard features and you’ll find only the former list includes:

  • 60-40 Split Folding Rear Seat
  • Cruise Control
  • Automatic Headlights
  • Auto-Off Headlights

2020 Ford Fiesta Fails to Hold Pace with the Honda Fit

You can explore everything from Honda Fit interior dimensions to available trim levels by visiting your nearest Mid-Michigan Honda dealer. For any further information or to hear about our current specials, feel free to get in touch today.

*MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $955.00 destination charge and options. Dealers set own prices.

**Based on 2020 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.