Hatchbacks are outstanding vehicle platforms because they provide owners with flexible interiors that ride on an efficient powertrain. Obviously, the Toyota version of the humble hatchback takes the latter of those two elements to a whole new level. A comparison of the 2019 Toyota Prius vs. 2019 Honda Fit will show that there are major differences to be found within this segment of the automotive agency. Obviously, the biggest difference between the 2019 Prius and 2019 Fit will be the former’s incredible fuel economy that is thanks to Toyota hybrid technology. Beyond fuel efficiency, the 2019 Toyota Prius is also able to outshine its Honda competitor in several other areas including driver assistance technology and functional cargo space. Customers can schedule a test drive with the 2019 Toyota Prius today by calling, 203-403-6890.
Looking at the 2019 Toyota Prius and 2019 Honda Fit side-by-side, it will be abundantly clear that the Prius is going to be more practical for owners and more comfortable for passengers. Both vehicles have a maximum seating capacity for five passengers, but the Prius does much more with its interior pace. When the 2019 Prius is filled with passengers, there is still 27.4 cubic-feet of cargo to use, compared to just 16.6 cubic-feet in the 2019 version of the Honda Fit. However, when the rear seats are folded down, the Prius really shines with its maximum cargo volume of 62.7 cubic-feet. That is a full 10 cubic-feet more than the maximum cargo dimensions in the Honda Fit. A very large touchscreen and a heads-up display can also be equipped in the 2019 Prius.
Obviously, there is no model more associated with world-class fuel economy as is the Toyota Prius. For the current model year, the automaker has finally introduced all-wheel-drive which is not available with the 2019 Honda Fit. The Prius is largely powered by a 1.8-liter, four-cylinder engine that is attached to an electrically-controlled continuously variable transmission. How efficiently the vehicle performs will depend on which trim customers decide to take home. L Eco models will be able to achieve 58 miles per gallon in the city and 53 miles per gallon on the highway. Colonial Toyota customers choosing the LE, XLE and Limited models will see 54 mpg in the city and 50 mpg on the highway. All-wheel-drive versions will post 52 mpg in the city and 42 mpg on the highway.
The 2019 Honda Fit with the standard six-speed manual transmission can post up to 29 mpg in the city and 36 mpg on the highway. Most CVT-equipped models of the Honda Fit will achieve 31 mpg in the city and 36 mpg on the highway.