The 2016 Honda CR-Z vs. the 2016 Honda Fit

2016 Honda CR-Z

2016 Honda CR-Z

2016 Honda Fit

2016 Honda Fit

The 2016 Honda CR-Z and the 2016 Honda Fit are both small hatchback vehicles that deliver impressive fuel economy. Both will provide a fun driving experience while offering that famous Honda reliability. While they do have a lot in common, there are some major differences to consider if you’re trying to decide between these two Honda models here in Elgin and Crystal Lake, IL. Luckily, we’re here to help with this comparison!

Cargo and Passenger Space

One of the most important differences between these two vehicles is the fact that the 2016 Honda CR-Z only seats two passengers. The 2016 Honda Fit has room for up to five. Beyond that, the Fit also offers more cargo area. Take a look:

  • The Honda CR-Z has a maximum cargo capacity of 25.1 cubic feet behind the front seats.
  • The Honda Fit offers up to 16.6 cubic feet of cargo space with all seats in place, and up to 52.7 cubic feet with the rear Magic Seats folded flat.

Efficiency

These two cars are both efficient, but in combined EPA ratings, the 2016 Honda CR-Z has a slight edge over the 2016 Honda Fit:

  • The Honda CR-Z earns an EPA rating of 36 mpg city/39 mpg highway/37 mpg combined* with continuously variable transmission.
  • The Honda Fit earns an EPA estimated 33 mpg city/41 mpg highway/36 mpg combined** with front-wheel drive and continuously variable transmission, in the LX trim level.

Pricing

The 2016 Honda Fit is simply less expensive than the 2016 Honda CR-Z, with a starting MSRP of $15,890 in the LX trim with six-speed manual transmission, excluding destination and handling fees. The Honda CR-Z, on the other hand, starts at $20,295 MSRP in the LX trim with six-speed manual transmission, excluding destination and handling fees.

Visit Brilliance Honda of Crystal Lake

Both of these small cars deliver admirable fuel economy and versatile space. If you still haven’t made up your mind you can find both the Honda CR-Z and the Honda Fit here at your leading Elgin area Honda dealership. We’re located at 680 W. Terra Cotta Ave. in Crystal Lake, IL, 60014, so visit us today or contact us for more information about any current Honda model.

 

*36 city/39 highway/37 combined mpg rating. Based on 2016 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on driving conditions, how you drive and maintain your vehicle, battery-pack, age/condition, and other factors.
**Based on 2016 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.