2019 Honda Fit vs. 2018 Toyota Yaris

June 5th, 2019 by

2019 Honda Fit Interior Cockpit

Versatility is king in both the Honda Fit and the Toyota Yaris. These subcompact hatchbacks meet so many drivers’ needs with real-world convenience combined with a commanding ease on the road. But which vehicle offers drivers the better value? Let’s compare the entry-level models of both vehicles: the 2019 Honda Fit LX CVT vs. the 2018 Toyota Yaris L 5-Door 4AT. Read on to see which model comes out on top in terms of:

  • Horsepower
  • Fuel economy
  • Cargo Space


2019 Honda Fit Exterior Front Angle Passenger SideAlthough it offers a compact stance on the road, and is able to weave in and out of tight spaces with ease, the 2019 Honda Fit LX CVT packs a punch under the hood. Its powerful engine gets up to 128 horsepower compared to the Toyota Yaris L 5-Door 4AT which taps out at 106 horsepower. Acceleration is quicker and drivers can be more confident in the Honda Fit.

  • 2019 Honda Fit LX CVT – 128 hp
  • 2018 Toyota Yaris L 5-Door 4AT – 106 hp



2019 Honda Fit Exterior Side Angle Passenger SideMany drivers put fuel economy at the top of their checklist when shopping for a new vehicle. Driving an efficient car is not only a better choice for the environment, but it also saves you money over time with less frequent visits to the gas station. The Honda Fit will achieve a substantially better fuel economy over the Toyota Yaris.

  • 2019 Honda Fit LX CVT – 33 city / 40 highway / 36 combined mpg*
  • 2018 Toyota Yaris L 5-Door 4AT – 20 city / 35 highway / 32 combined mpg


Cargo Space

The Honda Fit features an “upscale, spacious interior” and a “versatile, roomy cargo area” according to U.S. News and World Report and will be more spacious than the Toyota Yaris. Drivers can transport cargo in the 16.6 cubic feet of space, or fold the versatile rear seats down and balloon that cargo space to measure up to 52.7 cubic feet of space. The Honda Fit also features clever underseat storage so you can safely tuck items under the seat and out of sight.2019 Honda Fit Box Cargo

2019 Honda Fit LX CVT

  • 16.6 cubic feet of cargo volume
  • 95.7 cubic feet of passenger volume

2018 Toyota Yaris L 5-Door 4AT

  • 15.6 cubic feet of cargo volume
  • 85.1 cubic feet of passenger volume


Now That You Know Which Subcompact Comes Out on Top, Test Drive at your Central Illinois Honda Dealer Today

Compared side by side, it’s clear the Honda Fit comes out on top. Find out more about the Fit by contacting us or visiting your nearest Central Illinois Honda Dealer. Is the entry-level 2019 Honda Fit LX CVT right for you, or another trim level? Find out when you explore current offers and take a test drive today.


*Based on 2019 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.