Honda Fit EX Hatchback vs. Ford Fiesta SE Hatchback

Honda Fit EX Hatchback

Ford Fiesta SE Hatchback

2015 Honda Fit hatchback front view
Ford Fiesta SE front view
The 2015 Honda Fit EX Hatchback Features

Interior

Technology

MPG

Convenience

Safety

Fit EX-L

Build Your Fit
The Honda Fit hatchback has 52.7 cubic feet of cargo space and plenty of room for everyone
Interior
With 52.7 cubic feet of cargo space[1] in Utility Mode, and three other distinct configurations—Long Mode, Tall Mode and Refresh Mode[2]—every Fit hatchback can have room for everyone or space for most anything. The Fiesta SE hatchback offers a maximum cargo space of only 25.4 cubic feet—less than half of the Fit hatchback's.
[1] Carrying too much cargo or improperly storing it can affect the handling, stability and operation of this vehicle. Follow applicable load limits and loading guidelines.
[2] Only use Refresh Mode when the vehicle is safely parked. Return the seat and head restraint to their original position before driving.
The Honda Fit comes standard with rearview camera and large driver's mirror
Technology
The Fit EX hatchback is loaded with technology, including a multi-angle rearview camera, SMS text message function[1] and a gorgeous 7-inch Display Audio touch-screen featuring HondaLink™ Next Generation[2]. Comparable features do not come standard on the Fiesta SE hatchback.
[1] Compatible with select phones with Bluetooth®. Your wireless carrier's rate plans apply. State or local laws may limit use of texting feature. Only use texting feature when conditions allow you to do so safely.
[2] Check the HondaLink® website for smart phone compatibility and access to the Display Audio Interface.
The Honda Fit has a MPG rating of 29 city and 37 highway
MPG
The Fit EX hatchback's Earth Dreams Technology engine helped it earn an impressive 29-mpg city rating[1]. The Fiesta SE hatchback falls short at 27-mpg city.
[1] 29 city/37 highway/32 combined mpg rating for 6MT models. Based on 2015 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.
The Honda Fit interior has multiple convenience features not found elsewhere on competitor vehicles.
Convenience
The Fit EX hatchback comes equipped with the Honda LaneWatch™ display[1], Smart Entry and push button start. Comparable features are nowhere to be found on the Fiesta SE hatchback.
[1] Display accuracy will vary based on weather, size of object and speed, and the display may not show all relevant traffic. The display is not a substitute for your own direct visual assessment of traffic conditions before changing lanes.
The 2015 Fit hatchback has Honda's standard and advanced safety features
Safety
It may be a small car, but the Fit EX hatchback is big on safety features. Honda's next-generation Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) body structure helps increase occupant protection by distributing frontal crash energy more evenly.
2015 Honda Fit EX-L view
Fit EX-L
Luxury meets versatility in the Fit EX-L. Honda's ultimate hatchback is loaded with even more creature comforts, such as a leather-trimmed interior, heated front seats and race-inspired paddle shifters.

Price, Performance, Feature Comparison

 
2015 Honda Fit EX hatchback view
Honda Fit EX Hatchback
Ford Fiesta SE view
Ford Fiesta SE Hatchback
$17,435
$16,050
52.7 cu ft ✔
25.4 cu ft
93.8 cu ft ✔
85.1 cu ft
29 City/37 Hwy ✔
27 City/38 Hwy
Standard ✔
Not available
Standard ✔
Not available
Standard ✔
Not available
7-inch ✔
Available 6.5-inch
Standard ✔
Not available
16-inch alloy ✔
15-inch aluminum


[1] MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $820.00 destination charge and options. Dealer prices may vary.

[2] 29 city/37 highway/32 combined mpg rating for 6MT models. Based on 2015 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.

[3] Always visually confirm that it is safe to drive before backing up; the rearview camera display does not provide complete information about all conditions and objects at the rear of your vehicle.

[4] Display accuracy will vary based on weather, size of object and speed, and the display may not show all relevant traffic. The display is not a substitute for your own direct visual assessment of traffic conditions before changing lanes.

 
The Honda Fit hatchback's Magic Seat, low floor and huge tailgate makes loading bulky items a snap
Utility Mode
Fold down the Fit EX hatchback's 2nd-row Magic Seat® to access a cavernous 52.7 cubic feet of maximum cargo space[1]. That's more than any other subcompact in its class.

Fit EX-L model shown.
[1] Carrying too much cargo or improperly storing it can affect the handling, stability and operation of this vehicle. Follow applicable load limits and loading guidelines.
The Honda Fit hatchback can fit objects up to 7'9
Long Mode
Forget about a roof rack for your longer cargo. Long Mode helps this small car accommodate items up to 7'9" long.

Fit EX-L model shown.
Pull the Honda Fit's rear seats up to create four feet of space from floor to ceiling
Tall Mode
Perfect for tall items that need to stay upright, such as a houseplant or a piece of art. Some mountain bikes can even be loaded standing up—just remove the front wheel.

Fit EX-L model shown.
The Honda Fit hatchback's Refresh Mode seat configuration allows for a quick rest
Refresh Mode[1]
With the front seats folded down and the second row upright, this small car becomes the perfect place to stretch your legs.

Fit EX-L model shown.
[1] Only use Refresh Mode when the vehicle is safely parked. Return the seat and head restraint to their original position before driving.
HondaLink™ Next Generation
Touch, pinch and swipe your way through the 7-inch Display Audio touch-screen. Connect your compatible smartphone, and the Fit EX hatchback transforms into a seamless digital hub loaded with your favorite music, podcasts and more[1].
[1] Check the HondaLink® website for smart phone compatibility and access to the Display Audio Interface.
Earth Dreams Technology Engine
With its new 130-hp 1.5-liter direct injection engine—powered by Honda's Earth Dreams Technology—this small car packs plenty of pep and outstanding fuel efficiency[1].
[1] 29 city/37 highway/32 combined mpg rating for 6MT models. Based on 2015 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.
Honda LaneWatch™
Honda LaneWatch™[1] displays live video on your Display Audio, revealing nearly four times more than your passenger-side mirror alone.
[1] Display accuracy will vary based on weather, size of object and speed, and the display may not show all relevant traffic. The display is not a substitute for your own direct visual assessment of traffic conditions before changing lanes.