Is the 2018 Fit or the Civic the Right Car For You?

By Product Expert | Posted in Honda Civic, Honda Fit on Tuesday, January 9th, 2018 at 9:48 pm
side by side images of a red 2018 Honda Fit and a white 2018 Honda Civic Sedan

Drivers looking for a small and affordable car that can offer attractive interior space and fuel efficiency may be interested in a Honda. Both the Honda Civic and the Honda Fit offer drivers fuel-sipping powertrains, attractive features, and budget-friendly pricing. But which one is right for you? In this 2018 Honda Fit vs 2018 Honda Civic comparison, we are going to offer an overview of these models, and the advantages that they offer.

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2018 Honda Fit vs 2018 Honda Civic

Body Styles and Interior Space

The 2018 Honda Fit is a subcompact hatchback, while the 2018 Honda Civic is available in several body styles. The 2018 Fit offers 16.6 cubic feet of cargo space behind the rear seats when they are up, and up to 52.7 cubic feet of cargo space with those seats folded. The Honda Civic offers different interior dimensions depending on the mode. Its storage capacity ranges from 11.9 cubic feet of cargo space in the trunk of upper trims of the 2018 Honda Civic Coupe, to 46.2 cubic feet of maximum cargo space on the Civic Hatchback with its rear seats folded.


No matter which model of the 2018 Honda Civic you are interested in, the 2018 Honda Fit will be somewhat less expensive. It is a very small vehicle that offers generous interior space thanks to its design. However, the 2018 Honda Civic offers more engine options, and more horsepower and torque than is available from the single 1.5-liter four-cylinder engine on the 2018 Fit.

black rear seats of the 2018 Honda Fit

2018 Honda Fit rear seats

grey rear seats of the 2018 Honda Civic Coupe

2018 Honda Civic Coupe rear seats

Fuel Efficiency

Fuel economy will vary depending on the model of the 2018 Honda Civic and 2018 Honda Fit that you choose. EPA-estimated mileage numbers* have the 2018 Honda Fit offering 29 mpg in city driving and 36 on the highway. In contrast, the 2018 Honda Civic offers up to 28 mpg in the city, and either 40 mpg (sedan) or 39 mpg (coupe and hatchback) on the highway.

Are you interested in learning more about this 2018 Honda Civic vs 2018 Honda Fit comparison or test driving one of these vehicles in the Oklahoma City OK area? Contact a member of the Battison Honda sales team today.

*Based on 2018 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on driving conditions, how you drive and maintain your vehicle, battery-package/condition, and other factors.

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