2019 Honda Fit vs 2019 Chevrolet Spark
At Mel Rapton Honda, we know our loyal customers love to get all the facts before buying a new or pre-owned vehicle. It's for that reason we often like to compare and contrast our top Honda cars with those of the competition. Today the sales and service experts at our Honda dealership in Sacramento, thought it would be a great idea to put the sporty and efficient 2019 Honda Fit subcompact car up against the 2019 Chevrolet Spark.
2019 Honda Fit
When you are looking for a subcompact car, it's not easy to find a combination of efficiency, price, and performance like the five-door 2019 Honda Fit. The Fit is available in four trim levels, eight exterior colors, and a MSRP starting price of $16,190.** When it comes to performance, the 2019 Honda Fit delivers with a 16-Valve DOHC i-VTEC in-line four-cylinder engine with an 11.5:1 compression ratio that puts out up to 130 horsepower at 6,600 rpm and 114 lb.-ft. of torque at 4,600 rpm. To give drivers control of the Honda Fit it can be equipped with either a Six-Speed Manual Transmission or the Continuously Variable Transmission with Sport Mode and available Dual-Mode paddle shifters that help you get an EPA estimated MPG of up to 40 highway and 33 city in fuel economy.* The ride is smooth for subcompact due to the MacPherson strut front suspension, torsion-beam rear suspension, and electric power-assisted rack-and-pinion steering. To keep everyone protected the 2019 Honda Fit features Honda Sensing. This exclusive safety system includes active safety features including:
- Lane Keeping Assist System
- Adaptive Cruise Control
- Road Departure Mitigation System
- Collision Mitigation Braking System
- Lane Departure Warning
- Forward Collision Warning
You'll also drive with confidence because of the Stability Assist with Traction Control system and Multi-Angle Rearview camera. To keep you comfortable and connected the 2019 Honda Fit is packed with the latest cutting-edge tech features. Depending on the trim level, drivers can enjoy a Seven-Inch Display Audio with High-Resolution WVGA Electrostatic Touch-Screen, HondaLink, and Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System with Voice Recognition. When it comes to the interior, the 2019 Honda Fit is both flexible and comfortable thanks to the Air Conditioning with Air-Filtration System, available heated leather-trimmed seats, and leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob.
2019 Chevrolet Spark
The 2019 Chevrolet Spark is also a subcompact car that comes four trim levels and a choice of manual or automatic transmission. This car comes with a 1.4-liter electronic fuel injection engine that produces only 98-horsepower at 6,200 rpm and 94 lb.-ft. of torque at 4,400 rpm. Its ride is improved by the MacPherson Strut front, compound crank rear suspension, Hill Start Assist, and four-wheel ABS brakes. The basic safety system in the Chevrolet Spark includes an airbag system, StabiliTrak electronic stability control system with traction control, and the LATCH system. The interior of the Spark can be equipped single-zone manual climate control, front high-back bucket seats, 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot capability, and two-way manual front passenger seat.
After taking a close look at both cars, a few things become clear. Even the base trim of the 2019 Honda Fit is more powerful and includes many more safety and tech features than even the top 2019 Chevrolet Spark trim. If you want to learn more about the 2019 Honda Fit or take one for test-drive, all you need to do is contact Mel Rapton Honda today. While you're here, don't forget to ask about our entire lineup of new Honda vehicles.
*29 city/36 highway/31 combined mpg rating for 6MT models. 33 city/40 highway/36 combined mpg rating for LX CVT model. 31 city/36 highway/33 combined mpg rating for Sport, EX and EX-L CVT models. 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.
**MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $895.00 destination charge and options. Dealer prices may vary.