2020 Chevrolet Spark vs Honda Fit
2020 Chevrolet Spark vs Honda Fit
The 2020 Chevrolet Spark shows off its style as it zooms down narrow streets and gets in and out of tight parking spaces. If you are on a tight budget, the Spark packs in a remarkably great value for a spunky, energetic little car. Let’s compare the 2020 Chevrolet Spark to its competitor, the 2020 Honda Fit, and you can decide. Take a drive over to Burlington Chevrolet and see the Spark for yourself.
The 2020 Chevrolet Spark is a fun little hatchback that seats up to four people, with plenty of front row space. It is available in four trim levels, with each trim adding more conveniences: Spark LS, 1LT, Activ, and the 2LT. The Activ trim even tacks on roof rails for your active lifestyle. Additional available conveniences include, synthetic leather upholstery, a leather wrapped steering wheel, heated front seats, and 15-inch wheels. There is 11.1 cubic feet of cargo space behind the rear seats and 27.2 cubic feet when the seats are folded down.
The 2020 Honda Fit seats up to five people in this small hatchback, with comfort and room in its cabin. It comes standard with cloth upholstery and available with leather upholstery, heated front seats, and a leather-wrapped steering wheel. The Fit features 16.6 cubic feet of cargo space. You can recline and fold the seats in different configurations to give you the hauling capacity you need. The Fit offers four trim levels: LX, Sport, EX, and EX-L.
Safety and 2020 Tech
The Chevrolet Spark is ready to keep you in the loop with plenty of standard and available technology features; including an easy to use infotainment system, with a 7-inch touchscreen, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, Bluetooth, USB connectivity, and a four-speaker audio system. OnStar communications system is also standard, including a 4GLTE car Wi-Fi hotspot. Available features offered on higher trims include cruise control, remote keyless entry, fog lights, and a six-speaker audio system. The Spark comes standard with a rearview camera. Available active safety features include rear parking sensors, forward collision warning, lane departure warning, and automatic emergency braking.
Honda’s standard safety and tech features include a 5-inch infotainment screen, a USB port, Bluetooth, and a four-speaker stereo, and a rearview camera. Higher trim levels feature a 7-inch touch screen, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, satellite radio, a six-speaker stereo, and HondaLInk. Available active safety features include forward collision warning, collision mitigation braking system, lane keep assist, lane departure warning, adaptive cruise control, and blind spot monitoring.
Power, Fuel, and Price
All Sparks come with a 1.4-liter four-cylinder engine that drives the front wheels. It produces 98 hp and 94 lb-ft of torque, and it is offered in a five-speed manual transmission or a continuously variable automatic transmission. With the gearless automatic, it manages power well without droning engine noise. With one of the lowest base prices in its class, the Chevrolet Spark starts at an affordable $13,220 and ranges to a starting price of $16,620 for the Spark 2LT. This compact hatchback offers efficient fuel economy, with 29/38 mpg city and highway for the manual transmission and 30/38 mpg for the automatic transmission.
Every Honda Fit comes with a 1.5-liter four-cylinder engine, generating 130 horsepower and 114 pounds of torque with a six-speed manual gearbox. If you opt for a continuously variable automatic transmission you will have a rating of 128 horsepower and 113 pound-feet of torque. This engine drones at high rpm, but getting up to high speeds on the highway takes some planning. Models with the manual transmission estimate 29/26 in the city and on the highway, and when equipped with the CVT, you will earn 33/40 city and highway. The base entry-level Fit LX trim has a starting price of $16,190 and ranges to a starting price of $20,620 for the Fit EX-L.
Two similar compact cars that are built to get you around town, but the notable difference is Chevrolet Spark’s impressive number of features at an affordable price tag. Burlington Chevrolet can help you make your choice today. Stop by and take a drive.