2015 Honda CR-Z vs 2015 Ford Fiesta ST

2015 Honda CR-Z

2015 Honda CR-Z

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2015 Ford Fiesta ST

2015 Ford Fiesta ST

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There are some pretty distinctive and sporty small cars on the market today for Schaumburg and Elgin, IL area drivers. Two standouts are the 2015 Honda CR-Z and the 2015 Ford Fiesta ST. Both provide thrilling performance, dynamic styling, and impressive fuel economy, as well as offering surprising utility. So how do they compare? Read on to find out!

Fuel Economy and Performance

If fuel economy is your priority, then your choice between these two cars is pretty clear. The 2015 Honda CR-Z uses a hybrid powertrain to yield 39 mpg highway and 36 mpg city for a combined rating of 37 mpg according to the EPA*. The 2015 Ford Fiesta is only good for 35 mpg highway, 26 mpg city, and 29 mpg combined according to the EPA.

While the Ford Fiesta ST does put out more power in the base model, the Honda CR-Z is available with a supercharger package that bumps output up to 197 hp – which happens to be identical to the output of the turbocharged four-cylinder in the Ford Fiesta ST.

The Honda CR-Z is also cleaner according to the California Air Resource Board with an emissions rating of Super Ultra Low Emission Vehicle II, which compares favorably to the Low Emission Vehicle Rating of the Ford Fiesta ST.

Features and Options

You’ll appreciate a generous 25.1 cubic feet of cargo space in the 2015 Honda CR-Z. The 2015 Ford Fiesta ST only offers 10.1 cubic feet behind the rear seats.

The Honda CR-Z also gets a standard rearview camera to make parking and reversing a snap – that’s a feature that’s simply not available on the Ford Fiesta!

You’ll also find a stereo anti-theft system, active front head restraints, and emergency brake assist standard in the Honda CR-Z. None of those features come standard on the Ford Fiesta ST.

Stop in Today!

The 2015 Honda CR-Z is available now at Brilliance Honda of Crystal Lake, a premier Honda dealership serving the Chicagoland area, from Schaumburg to Elgin. Stop in to see us at 680 W. Terra Cotta Ave. to test drive this distinctive sporty hybrid or any other new Honda model today. We hope to see you soon!

*Based on 2015 EPA mileage estimates. Use for comparison purposes only. Do not compare to models before 2008. Your actual mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.