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2016 Honda HR-V 2015 Honda Fit
1.8L 4-Cylinder Engine 1.5L 4-Cylinder

138 HP / 127 lb-ft Torque

Power Ratings 130 HP / 114 lb-ft Torque
1,665 L Cargo Capacity 1,492 L
4,292 mm Vehicle Length 4,064 mm

2016 Honda HR-V vs. Honda Fit

2016 Honda HR-V Wheaton Honda Grille Front View

The all-new Honda HR-V has been among the most hotly anticipated models within automotive world since its unveiling. Expected to arrive at Wheaton Honda in the spring of 2015, the 2016 Honda HR-V will compete in the compact crossover segment, and while many have drawn comparisons between the Honda HR-V and Honda CR-V, the new model also shares several characteristics with the Honda Fit. To highlight some of the key differences between the 2016 Honda HR-V vs. Honda Fit, we’ll put the two vehicles side-by-side in a brief comparison.

First, it’s important to note that the Honda HR-V is based on the Honda Fit’s platform, so it’s no surprise the two vehicle share a number of characteristics. One of those shared attributes lies within the Magic Seat capabilities of both vehicles. With that feature, the seats of each vehicle can be folded in a number of configurations to maximize cargo space.

Despite that similar platform and other shared features, the two utilize different power sources, with the new HR-V getting its power from a 138-horsepower 1.8-litre four-cylinder engine. The Honda Fit houses a slightly smaller displacement 1.5L four-cylinder engine that offers 130 horsepower.

Differences between Honda HR-V and Honda Fit

In terms of size, the Honda HR-V compact crossover is the larger of the two, stretching 4,292mm compared to the 4,064mm body of the Fit. That extra space, plus the versatility of the Honda Magic Seats, contributes to the incredible 1,665 L cargo capacity of the HR-V. While classified as a compact crossover, the 2016 Honda HR-V offers surprising space that few vehicles in the category are able to compare.

In the search for a small, yet spacious and efficient crossover, the 2016 Honda HR-V is an excellent choice. To be one of the first to drive the all-new Honda HR-V, or to get behind the wheel of the 2015 Honda Fit, fill out the form below.

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