In comparing the Honda Fit's and the Toyota Prius's specifications and ratings, the Honda Fit has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, resale value, overall quality score and base engine power. The Toyota Prius has the advantage in the areas of fuel efficiency, reliability and interior volume. Based on this comparison of the Honda Fit's and the Toyota Prius's specifications and ratings, the Honda Fit is a better car than the Toyota Prius.
Honda Fit vs. Toyota Prius Pricing
A used 2020 Honda Fit ranges from $17,571 to $24,745 while a used 2020 Toyota Prius is priced between $21,106 to $32,597.
Honda Fit vs. Toyota Prius Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the Honda Fit loses 29.8 percent of its value and the Toyota Prius loses 41.8 percent of its value. This means the Honda Fit retains 12 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the Toyota Prius.
Honda Fit vs. Toyota Prius Quality Rating
The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Honda Fit is 9.3 out of 10 while the Toyota Prius' quality rating is 9.2 out of 10. This results in the Honda Fit being ranked 1 out of 28 Best Hatchbacks and the Toyota Prius being ranked 1 out of 25 Best Hybrid Cars.
Honda Fit vs. Toyota Prius Reliability Rating
iSeeCars’ Reliability Rating for the Honda Fit is 8.6 out of 10. For the Toyota Prius the reliability rating is 9.1 out of 10. This gives the Toyota Prius a slight advantage in reliability compared to the Honda Fit.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Honda Fit’s base engine makes 130 horsepower, and the Toyota Prius base engine makes 121 horsepower. The Fit is rated to deliver an average of 31 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 382 miles. The Prius is rated to deliver an average of 56 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 599 miles. This gives the Toyota Prius the fuel efficiency and maximum range advantage over the Honda Fit. Both models use regular unleaded.
Passenger Space Comparison
The Toyota Prius, a hybrid compact car, has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front shoulder room, front leg room, rear shoulder room, and cargo space. The Honda Fit, a subcompact car, has the advantage in the areas of front head room, rear head room and rear leg room.
Safety Ratings Comparison
When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, both the Honda Fit and the Toyota Prius have the same average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars.