|2016 Honda Fit||2016 Fiat 500|
|130 HP||Horsepower||101 HP|
|16.6 cu. ft.||Cargo Capacity||9.5 cu. ft.|
|52.7 cu. ft.||Max Cargo Capacity||30.2 cu. ft.|
|112.3 cu. ft.||Passenger Volume||84.9 cu. ft.|
2016 Honda Fit vs 2016 Fiat 500
People who like small cars have plenty of options out there. If they like the size of small cars but prefer the versatility of a utility vehicle, there are subcompact crossovers. If versatility isn’t a necessity, then subcompact sedans, coupes or hatchbacks are a viable option. There are some vehicles out there that are even smaller yet, called microcars. We thought we’d compare our favorite subcompact hatchback to one of the most popular microcars on the North American market, by stacking up the 2016 Honda Fit vs 2016 Fiat 500.
Advantages of the 2016 Honda Fit
The first thing that you have to understand, is that the 2016 Fiat 500 is a very tiny vehicle. It’s not going to need as much power to get up and move as a bigger vehicle like the 2016 Honda Fit, but even still the Fit does deliver 29 extra horsepower which is a pretty sizeable advantage. However, where the big advantages are going to come in for the Fit is in terms of space – both where cargo is concerned, as well as passengers.
Starting with cargo capacity, which obviously isn’t quite as important in a small car as it would be in, say, a utility vehicle. But still, having more space for cargo is nice in a small vehicle. Behind the back seats, the 2016 Honda Fit offers 16.6 cubic feet of space while the Fiat 500 only offers 9.5 cu. ft.. Dropping the back seat, the Fit offers an impressive 52.7 cu. ft. while the 500 only improves to 30.2 cu. ft. That’s still 22.5 cu. ft. less than the Fit.
Passenger volume is important no matter what type of vehicle you have, as you don’t want to cramp into a tiny space even if you like the advantages of a smaller car. The Honda Fit offers 112.3 cu. ft. of space, which is 27.4 cu. ft. more cabin space for you and your passengers to stretch out and get comfortable in. So overall, the Honda Fit is definitely going to offer more space than the smaller Fiat 500. On top of that, Honda vehicles are known for delivering great fuel efficiency and a ton of impressive safety features.
If you think you’d be interested in a 2016 Honda Fit of your own, be sure to schedule a test drive right here on our website. If you have any additional questions about this vehicle – or any other for that matter – feel free to give us a call right here at the Wheaton Honda sales desk.