2017 Honda Fit vs 2017 Ford Focus

Hatchback vehicles are a fantastic option for those looking for the performance and handling of a sedan, as well as the space and convenience of an SUV. However, in order to be a great hatchback, the vehicle needs to excel in both categories. We wanted to take a look at the standard 2017 Honda Fit LX and the 2017 Ford Focus SE Hatchback to see which one suits your needs the most. So let’s take a look at the 2017 Honda Fit vs the 2017 Ford Focus.

While slightly less powerful than the 2017 Ford Focus Hatchback, the 2017 Honda Fit was designed for nimble handling, comfort and style for each driver. The 2017 Honda Fit LX also has a better fuel economy rating* than the Focus, as well as a lower starting MSRP, starting at just $16,090** for the 6-Speed Manual model compared to the Focus SE Hatchback’s starting MSRP of $19,765.

New Honda Fit

2017 Honda Fit LX 6-Speed Manual vs 2017 Ford Focus SE Hatchback
$16,090** Starting MSRP $19,765
32* Combined MPG 31
52.7 cu.ft. Maximum Cargo Volume 44.8 cu.ft.
96 cu.ft. Passenger Volume 91 cu.ft.

Which Hatchback has More Cargo Room Between the 2017 Honda Fit vs the 2017 Ford Focus?

In order to keep it’s nimble and aerodynamic driving feel, 2017 Honda Fit can’t be too too large like an SUV. In fact, the 2017 Honda Fit LX is not as long or wide as the 2017 Ford Focus SE Hatchback. However, that doesn’t mean the Fit is smaller everywhere. Actually, the 2017 Honda Fit LX has a larger passenger volume, as well as a larger maximum cargo volume that really add to the Fit’s strengths as a hatchback.

If you wanted to learn more about the differences between the 2017 Honda Fit vs the 2017 Ford Focus, be sure to contact us at Miller Honda. If you would like to get behind the wheel behind the Honda hatchback, feel free to schedule a test drive of the new Honda Fit today in Winchester, VA.


*Fuel Efficiency- 29 city/36 highway/32 combined mpg rating for LX and EX 6MT models. 33 city/40 highway/36 combined mpg rating for LX CVT model. 32 city/37 highway/34 combined mpg rating for EX CVT and EX-L models. Based on 2017 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.

**MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $875.00 destination charge and options. Dealers set own prices.

2017 Honda Fit parked beside water body and city
cargo space in the 2017 Honda Fit
Steering wheel and dashboard of the 2017 Honda Fit
2017 red Honda Fit on the beach

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