Honda FitThe 2016 Ford Fiesta S Hatchback has a low starting price, and for drivers in West Michigan, that makes it an attractive option! Still, many are wondering how its standard features measure up to those of the 2017 Honda Fit LX, one of the Fiesta’s closest competitors. As it happens, close inspection reveals that the Fit’s standard features make it a much smarter purchase overall despite a slightly higher MSRP! Drivers who want to be satisfied by their next subcompact should pass over Ford’s hatchback and opt instead for the reliable, affordable, and energetic Fit.

Why Pay More for the Same Features?

Every Fit LX comes equipped with an expansive array of standard features, above and beyond what you’d find in the Ford Fiesta S Hatchback. Priced at just $15,990 MSRP,* the Fit LX 6MT offers drivers conveniences such as auto-off headlights, an exterior temperature gauge, and a rearview camera. To access these same features in the Fiesta, drivers will have to upgrade to a whole new trim level, and that can mean a significant price increase.

Your friends and family will thank you for choosing the Fit, which offers a much more comfortable interior. Under normal circumstances, the Fit offers 95.7 cubic feet of passenger volume and 16.6 cubic feet of cargo space. However, when you utilize standard features like under-seat storage and Honda’s split-row Magic Seat, the 2017 Fit can accommodate up to 52.7 cubic feet of cargo! Drivers and passengers in the Fiesta S Hatchback will not be so lucky. This subcompact’s maximum measurements for passenger and cargo volume are 85.1 and 25.4 cubic feet, respectively.

Get Behind the Wheel!

The 2016 Ford Fiesta S Hatchback is bound to fall short of West Michigan drivers’ expectations. There’s so much more we could say about the advantages of the 2017 Honda Fit, but no amount of description could do this car justice! If you want to see what the Fit can do, stop by a West Michigan Honda Dealer near you for a test drive of this remarkable hatchback.


*MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $835.00 destination charge, and options. Dealers set own prices.