The 2016 Honda CR-Z vs. the 2016 Honda Fit

The 2016 Honda CR-Z and the 2016 Honda Fit are both small cars that provide big fuel economy numbers. If you’re in the market for a little hatchback to get around the Chicagoland area, from Frankfort to Orland Park, IL, then either one will make a great choice. If you’re trying to decide between these two models, read on to find out how they compare side by side, and then come visit Community Honda of Orland Park to drive them both!

Efficiency

2016 Honda CR-Z

2016 Honda CR-Z

You’re probably interested in both of these vehicles because you’re looking for efficiency. The fact is, they both deliver:

  • The 2016 Honda CR-Z is rated at up to 36 mpg city/39 mpg highway/37 mpg combined in EPA estimates* with continuously variable transmission.
  • The 2016 Honda Fit is rated at up to 33 mpg city/41 mpg highway/36 mpg combined** in EPA estimates, with front-wheel drive and continuously variable transmission, in the LX trim level.

The Fit is nearly as efficient as the hybrid CR-Z, but the CR-Z does fare quite a bit better in the city.

Cargo and Passenger Space

2016 Honda Fit

2016 Honda Fit

Maybe the most notable difference between these two is that the 2016 Honda CR-Z is a two-seater, while the 2016 Honda Fit has room for up to five. The Fit also provides more space in the cabin for luggage. You can see the measurements here:

  • The 2016 Honda CR-Z will carry up to 25.1 cubic feet of luggage behind the front seats.
  • The 2016 Honda Fit can carry 16.6 cubic feet of luggage behind the rear seats, while it can carry up to 52.7 cubic feet of luggage when you fold down the second row of seats.

Price

The 2016 Honda Fit, with its simpler powertrain, is a bit less expensive than the 2016 Honda CR-Z. The Fit can be had at a starting MSRP of $15,890 with the six-speed manual transmission in the LX trim, excluding destination and handling fees. The Honda CR-Z starts at $20,295 MSRP in the LX trim with the six-speed manual transmission, excluding destination and handling fees.

Visit Community Honda of Orland Park Today

Come find out more about the current Honda CR-Z and Honda Fit here at Community Honda of Orland Park. We are your leading local Honda dealer, and we’re a quick trip from Frankfort and anywhere else in the Chicagoland area at 8340 W. 159th St. in Orland Park, so visit us today!

*36 city/39 highway/37 combined mpg rating. Based on 2016 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on driving conditions, how you drive and maintain your vehicle, battery-pack age/condition, and other factors.
**Based on 2016 EPA mileage estimates. Use for comparison purposes only. Do not compare to models before 2008. Your actual mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.