The Honda Fit and Honda HR-V are both remarkable vehicles at the top of their class. The Fit is a subcompact hatchback that offers versatility inside and on the road while achieving impressive fuel economy. The HR-V is slightly larger than the Fit with more cargo and passenger space, and it comes with available AWD. U.S. News & World Report says the HR-V “has the best combination of quality and value in the class.” Which model is right for you?

  • Fit – Versatile, well-equipped, and excellent fuel economy
  • HR-V – More spacious, more power, and available AWD


The Fit is not only the more compact option of the two, it’s also more affordable. The entry-level 2019 Fit LX 6-Speed Manual is priced at $16,190* MSRP and its top-of-the-line Fit EX-L CVT

is $20,520* MSRP. The more spacious 2019 HR-V LX 2WD CVT is priced at $20,520 MSRP** and the 2019 HR-V Touring AWD CVT is $28,540 MSRP.**

2018 Honda Fit Driving
2019 Honda HR-V

Fuel Economy

Both the Fit and HR-V achieve class-leading fuel economy, which helps the environment and saves drivers both time and money with less frequent stops at the gas station. The fuel economy will vary slightly depending on whether a manual transmission or CVT is right for you.

  • Fit – 29 city / 36 highway / 31 combined mpg***
  • Fit with CVT – 31 city / 36 highway / 33 combined mpg***
  • HR-V – 25 city / 33 highway / 28 combined mpg***
  • HR-V with CVT – 27 city / 31 highway / 29 combined mpg***
2018 Honda Fit Driving on the Highway
2019 Honda HR-V Driving Through the City

Engine and Power

The Fit is powered by a 1.5 L engine that produces up to 130 horsepower. Under the hood of the HR-V, you’ll find a 1.8 L engine that produces up to 141 horsepower. Both vehicles come with a manual transmission and offer an available CVT to improve fuel economy. The HR-V can also come equipped with AWD, while the Fit only offers FWD.

2018 Honda Fit Engine
2019 Honda HR-V Engine

Passenger and Cargo Space

The Fit has 16.6 cubic feet of cargo space behind the rear seats, which is comparable to the size of a trunk in a mid-size sedan. The HR-V will offer more space behind the rear seats, measuring 23.2 cubic feet. Both vehicles feature a second row Magic Seat at a 60/40 split that can be rearranged into several different seating and cargo configurations. Fold the seats down completely flat and the Fit will have a maximum cargo volume of 52.7 cubic feet and the HR-V will have 55.9 cubic feet.

The larger HR-V will also have more passenger space, measuring 96.1 cubic feet, while the Fit offers 93.8 cubic feet for 5 passengers.

2018 Honda Fit Interior Front Seating
2019 Honda HR-V Interior Seating

Test Drive Today

Learn more about the Honda Fit and HR-V by contacting us or by visiting your nearest Capital Region Honda dealer. Explore our current offers and sit behind the wheel of the model that’s right for you with a test drive today.