When we compare the Ford Focus's and the Honda Fit's specifications and ratings, the Ford Focus has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, interior volume and base engine power. The Honda Fit has the advantage in the area of fuel efficiency. Based on this comparison of the Ford Focus's and the Honda Fit's specifications and ratings, the Ford Focus is a better car than the Honda Fit.
Ford Focus vs. Honda Fit Pricing
A used 2018 Ford Focus ranges from $10,312 to $24,996 while a used 2018 Honda Fit is priced between $13,893 to $22,987.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Ford Focus’s base engine makes 160 horsepower, and the Honda Fit base engine makes 130 horsepower. The Focus is rated to deliver an average of 28 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 422 miles. The Fit is rated to deliver an average of 31 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 382 miles.This gives the Honda Fit the advantage in fuel efficiency and the Ford Focus the advantage in maximum range. Both models use regular unleaded.
Passenger Space Comparison
The Ford Focus, a compact car, has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front shoulder room, front leg room, rear head room, and cargo space. The Honda Fit, a subcompact car, has the advantage in the areas of front head room and rear leg room. The Ford Focus and Honda Fit are comparable in regards to rear shoulder room.
Safety Ratings Comparison
The Honda Fit has an average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars based on NHTSA's crash test ratings.