The 2016 Honda HR-V vs. the 2016 Honda Fit

The 2016 Honda HR-V and the 2016 Honda Fit are both small cars that offer ample versatility and efficiency for drivers throughout the Frankfort and Orland Park, IL area. They use the same basic platform, so they share some key features, but you will notice some differences. For example, the HR-V is a subcompact crossover utility vehicle, so it rides higher and offers all-wheel drive. The Fit is a subcompact hatchback, so it rides lower, is front-wheel drive only, and is a bit more efficient than the HR-V. Read on below to learn more!

Price

The 2016 Honda Fit is simply less expensive than the 2016 Honda HR-V. The Fit starts at an MSRP of $16,690 with continuously variable transmission in the LX trim level, excluding destination and handling fees. The Honda HR-V with the same configuration – front-wheel drive and continuously variable transmission – starts at $20,015 in the LX trim, excluding destination and handling fees.

Efficiency

2016 Honda HR-VThe 2016 Honda Fit pulls ahead when it comes to EPA efficiency ratings, mostly because the 2016 Honda HR-V is heavier and taller, and has a more powerful engine. Take a look at the numbers:

  • The Honda HR-V is rated by the EPA at 28 mpg city/35 mpg highway/31 mpg combined* with front-wheel drive and continuously variable transmission, or up to 27 mpg city/32 mpg highway with all-wheel drive.
  • The Honda Fit earns a 33 mpg city/41 mpg highway/36 mpg combined rating in the most efficient LX trim level with continuously variable transmission and front-wheel drive.

Cargo and Passenger Space

2016 Honda FitThe 2016 Honda HR-V has a slight advantage over the 2016 Honda Fit when it comes to size, and therefore, when it comes to cargo and passenger space.

  • The Honda HR-V provides up to 58.8 cubic feet of space with the seats folded down or up to 24.3 cubic feet with all seats in place.
  • The Honda Fit provides up to 52.7 cubic feet of luggage space with the seats folded down or up to 16.6 cubic feet of cargo space with all seats in place.

Drive the Fit and HR-V at Community Honda of Orland Park

You can find the current 2016 Honda Fit and Honda HR-V at Community Honda of Orland Park. Come visit us at 8340 W. 159th St. in Orland Park, IL to figure out which one suits your needs better!

*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.