Honda Fit vs. FIAT 500

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Key Specs

Expert Rating

Expert Rating
Not Available

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.35 / 5
31 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
128 - 130 hp
135 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
1.5L 16
1.4L I4 MultiAir Turbo

Interior Features

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls

Cruise Control

Cruise Control

Power Windows

Power Windows

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost

Power Steering

Power Steering

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.4 in.
40.7 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.5 in.
38.6 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
39.3 in.
31.7 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.5 in.
36.8 in.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

MP3 Player

MP3 Player

AUX Input

AUX Input

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels
Steel
Aluminum

Tire Width

Tire Width
P185/60TR15
P195/45HR16

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
99.6 in.
90.6 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
35.1 ft.
30.6 ft.

Length

Length
161.4 in.
139.6 in.

Width

Width
67 in.
64.1 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
2522 - 2568 lbs.
2424 lbs.

Horsepower

Horsepower
128 - 130 hp
135 hp

Torque

Torque
113 - 114 ft. lbs.
150 ft. lbs.

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
4 Cylinder
4 Cylinder

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
10.6 gal.
10.5 gal.

Combined

Combined
33 - 37 mpg
28 - 31 mpg

City

City
29 - 33 mpg
24 - 28 mpg

Highway

Highway
36 - 40 mpg
32 - 33 mpg

Safety Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Stability Control

Stability Control

Traction Control

Traction Control

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Honda Fit
FIAT 500c

Body Style

Body Style
Hatchback
Cabrio

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Small Station Wagon
Minicompact Cars

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5
4

Passenger Volume

Passenger Volume
95.7 ft³.
75.5 ft³.

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
2522 - 2568 lbs.
2424 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
31 - 36 mpg.
27 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
29 - 33 mpg.
24 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
36 - 40 mpg.
32 mpg.

Engine Type

Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4

Displacement

Displacement
1.5 L/91
1.4 L/83

Fuel System

Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection
Sequential MPI

Trans Type

Trans Type
1 - 6
5 - 6

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
CVT w/OD - Manual w/OD
Automatic w/OD - Manual w/OD

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.53 - 0.41 - 3.46
3.91 - 4.04

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.87
2.24 - 2.37

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.24
1.52 - 1.56

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.95
1.16

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.81
0.85 - 0.87

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.73
0.67

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.71 - 3.31
3.19 - 3.91

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.62 - 5.44
3.35 - 3.50

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
4.9 - 5.6
6.5

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Strut
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam
Torsion Beam

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Torsion Beam
Torsion Beam

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P185/60TR15
P195/45HR16

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P185/60TR15
P195/45HR16

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
15 X 5.5 in.
16 X 6.5 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
15 X 5.5 in.
16 X 6.5 in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Steel
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Steel
Aluminum

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
35.1 ft.
30.6 ft.

Brake Type

Brake Type
Front Disc/Rear Drum
4-Wheel Disc

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
10.3 in.
11.1 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
7.9 in.
9.4 in.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
10.6 gal.
10.5 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.5 in.
38.6 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.4 in.
40.7 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
54.8 in.
49.4 in.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
51.5 in.
47.9 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.5 in.
36.8 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
39.3 in.
31.7 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
52.6 in.
46.4 in.

Second Hip Room

Second Hip Room
45.1 in.
42 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
99.6 in.
90.6 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
161.4 in.
139.6 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
67 in.
64.1 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
60 in.
59.8 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
58.3 in.
55.4 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
58 in.
55 in.

Min Ground Clearance

Min Ground Clearance
4.4 in.
4.6 in.

Model Group

Model Group
Fit
500c

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Subcompact
Subcompact

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Hatchback
Convertible

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
1.5
1.4

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
SOHC

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
iron

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
4
4

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
4