The 2017 Honda Fit vs. The 2017 Volkswagen Golf

Honda Fit

2017 Honda Fit

Volkswagen Golf

2017 Volkswagen Golf

The 2017 Honda Fit and the 2017 Volkswagen Golf are both small hatchbacks that could be perfect for Elgin area drivers. Either one will provide versatility and efficiency. So how do they differ? Before you make up your mind, you should take a closer look at the details below.

Price and Value

The 2017 Honda Fit is priced from a very affordable $15,990 MSRP*. The Volkswagen Golf is more expensive, with a starting price of $19,895 MSRP*. That’s nearly a $4,000 difference between these two small cars.

Powertrain and Performance

When you’re thinking about upgrading to a new small car, you probably want to save money on gas. The Fit will cost you less at the pump:

  • The Volkswagen Golf earns an EPA estimate of 25 mpg city/36 mpg highway with a six-speed automatic transmission*.
  • The Honda Fit is capable of an EPA estimated 33 mpg city/40 mpg highway in the LX trim level with front-wheel drive and a continuously variable transmission*.

Seating and Cargo Space

When it comes to seating space, you’ll also find more room for your passengers in the Honda Fit. Without the optional moonroof, the Fit offers more front head room, front leg room, and rear leg room than the VW. Overall, the Honda Fit LX gives you 96 cubic feet of passenger space, while the Golf S only has 93 cubic feet. When it comes to cargo space, the Honda Fit and the VW Golf are equal at 52.7 cubic feet with the rear seats folded down.

Test Drive the Fit Today!

Come check out the Honda Fit here at Brilliance Honda of Crystal Lake at 680 W. Terra Cotta Ave., and see for yourself why the Fit is the clear winner. We’re your leading Elgin and Chicagoland area Honda dealer, so stop by if you’re interested in this efficient and versatile hatchback.

*MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $835.00 destination charge and options. Dealers set own prices.

*Starting MSRP of $19,895 for a 2017 Volkswagen Golf S 1.8L TSI with 5-speed manual transmission. Prices exclude transportation, taxes, title, other options and dealer charges. Dealer sets actual price.

*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.