2016 Honda FitIf you’re searching for an inexpensive car that also delivers terrific fuel economy, the various entries in the subcompact hatchback market may be just what you’re looking for.

Among these options, which nameplates are the most fuel-efficient subcompact cars? We happen to have the answer—and the 2017 Honda Fit is high atop the list.

We have compiled a comparison between the Fit and three of its top rivals to see how their fuel economy offerings measure up. Take a look—then visit one of our Hampton Roads Honda Dealers to take a test drive!

Rival Rundown

In terms of fuel economy, the Honda Fit LX CVT delivers an outstanding EPA-estimated 33 mpg in the city and 40 mpg on the highway.*

Here is how some of the Fit’s leading competitors compare at the base-model level:

  • 2016 Kia Soul Base: 24 city mpg, 30 highway mpg
  • 2016 Ford Fiesta S Hatchback: 28 city mpg, 36 highway mpg
  • 2016 Mazda3 5-Door I Sport AT: 30 city mpg, 40 highway mpg

In addition to surpassing these rivals in terms of fuel economy, the Honda Fit also outdoes them when it comes to standard features, delivering a variety of standard amenities that do not come standard in the Soul, the Fiesta, or the Mazda3, including:

  • Anti-theft stereo (not available in the Fiesta, Soul, or Mazda3 base trims)
  • CD player (not available in the Soul or Mazda3 base trims)
  • Rearview camera (not available in the Fiesta base trim and only an optional upgrade in the Soul base trim)
  • Cruise control (not available in the Fiesta base trim and only an optional upgrade in the Soul base trim)
  • Auto-on/off headlights (not available in the Fiesta base trim and only an optional upgrade in the Soul base trim)
  • MP3 player (not available in the Mazda3 base trim)
  • Brake Assist (not available in the Fiesta base trim)
  • Power windows (not available in the Fiesta base trim)
  • Delayed power retention (not available in the Fiesta base trim)
  • Keyless entry (only an optional upgrade in the Soul base trim)

Find Yourself in the Fit

To further explore the 2017 Honda Fit’s winning features, stop by any Hampton Roads Honda Dealers location today. A knowledgeable member of our team will be available to go over the Fit’s various amenities and options and then set you up on a test drive!

*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.