Scion xD  vs Honda Fit 

Scion xD

  • $17k
  • 1.8L
  • 27 city 33 hwy
Front view of Scion xD
A 6.1-inch touch-screen stereo is now standard while the available BeSpoke premium audio system features Aha-based smartphone integration and navigation functionality.
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Honda Fit LX CVT

  • $16k
  • 1.5L
  • 33 city 41 hwy
View of Honda Fit
The Fit's shielded black grille is distinctive, though some may think it looks too much like the faux-grille areas on many electric vehicles, including the prior-gen-based Fit EV.
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Benchmarks Real world tests of Scion xD vs Honda Fit

Annual Cost The yearly cost to drive 15,000 miles, including fuel and car payments.

Scion xD
$5,195
Fit LX CVT
$4,770

Annual Fuel Cost The cost of fuel to drive 15,000 miles each year.

Scion xD
$1,851
Fit LX CVT
$1,505

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Scion xD

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Scion xD

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Saves on fuel $1,505 vs $1,851 Around 20% cheaper based on 15,000 miles/year
Higher EPA highway mileage 41 MPG vs 33 MPG Around 25% better on the interstate
Better highway driving range 434 miles vs 366 miles Around 20% further range on the interstate
Better city driving range 349 miles vs 299 miles More than 15% further in the city
Higher EPA city mileage 33 MPG vs 27 MPG More than 20% better fuel economy in stop-and-go traffic

Annual Costs Which is the smarter choice for your wallet over 5 years?

$16,720 12.6¢/mile Scion xD
Honda Fit $16,325 10.2¢/mile
Infrequent drivers     Up to 10,000 miles/year
Average drivers     Up to 20,000 miles/year
Heavy drivers     Up to 40,000 miles/year
The Honda Fit is cheaper (per year) in all scenarios, because of its lower price and cheaper fuel costs per mile.
 
Our math for 15,000 miles / year, over 5 years
Scion xD Honda Fit
Price $3,344 ($16,720) $3,265 ($16,325)
Fuel $1,887 (2,551 gallons) $1,534 (2,073 gallons)
City 27 MPG 33 MPG
Highway 33 MPG 41 MPG
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Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Scion xD  vs
Honda Fit 
Brand Scion Honda
Body style
Sedan
Wagon
Model year 2014 2015
City range 299 miles 349 miles
Highway range 366 miles 434 miles
MSRP $17k $16k
Annual cost $5,195 $4,770

power & handling

Max torque 125 ft-lb @ 4,400 RPM 114 ft-lb @ 4,600 RPM
Max HP 128 HP @ 6,000 RPM 130 HP @ 6,600 RPM
Power-to-weight ratio 20.82 lb/hp 19.33 lb/hp
Curb-to-curb turning radius 37 feet 35.1 feet

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes 10.79 in Ventilated Disc Disc
Rear brakes Drum Drum
Front wheel width 195 185
Front wheel diameter 16 inch 15 inch
Front wheel aspect ratio 60 60

safety features

Active head restraints Yes No
Antilock brakes Standard N/A
Child door locks Standard Standard
Electronic stability control Standard N/A
Traction control Standard N/A
Rear camera N/A N/A
Rear sensor N/A N/A
Park assist system N/A N/A
Communication system None None

physical dimensions

Width 67.9 in 67 in
Front track width 58.5 in 58.3 in
Height 59.4 in 60 in
Length 154.7 in 160 in
Wheelbase 96.9 in 99.6 in
Curb weight 2,665 lb 2,513 lb
Has a rear spoiler Yes No
Seats 5 5
Front seat room 47 ft³ 52 ft³
Rear seat room 37 ft³ 45 ft³

emissions

Scion xD  vs
Honda Fit 
Stops the engine instead of idling No No
Disables engine cylinders under low loads No No

engine & drivetrain

Engine size 1.8L 1.5L
Air compressor None None
Fuel
Gas
Cylinders I4 I4
Paddle shifters N/A N/A
Gearing type Traditional Continuously-variable
Transmission 4-speed Automatic 2WD Automatic 2WD

stereo & entertainment

AM/FM radio Standard N/A
CD player Standard N/A
CD changer N/A N/A
Satellite radio N/A N/A
Entertainment system N/A N/A

features

Cruise control Standard N/A
Front A/C N/A N/A
Front passenger A/C N/A N/A
Keyless entry Standard N/A
Keyless ignition N/A N/A
Sun roof N/A N/A
Navigation system N/A N/A
Roof rails N/A N/A
Power locks Standard Standard
Power mirrors Standard N/A
Power outlets Standard N/A
Power steering N/A N/A
Power windows Standard N/A
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