In comparing the Honda Fit's and the Scion tC's specifications and ratings, the Honda Fit has the advantage in the areas of fuel efficiency and interior volume. The Scion tC has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars and base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Honda Fit's and the Scion tC's specifications and ratings, the two cars are fairly comparable.
Honda Fit vs. Scion tC Pricing
A used 2009 Honda Fit ranges from $4,997 to $12,805 while a used 2009 Scion tC is priced between $3,497 to $10,993.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Honda Fit’s base engine makes 117 horsepower, and the Scion tC base engine makes 161 horsepower. The Fit is rated to deliver an average of 29 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 350 miles. The tC is rated to deliver an average of 23 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 392 miles.This gives the Honda Fit the advantage in fuel efficiency and the Scion tC the advantage in maximum range. Both models use gasoline.
Passenger Space Comparison
The Honda Fit has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, rear head room, rear shoulder room, rear leg room, and cargo space. The Scion tC has the advantage in the areas of front shoulder room and front leg 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.