2011 Honda
Fit Sport
vs. 2011 Toyota
Prius Three

2011 Toyota Prius Three

10.0

starting from

$25,280

Reasons to buy the Toyota Prius Three

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Is a hybrid
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Fantastic city fuel efficiency
51 mpg
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Fantastic range in the city
607 miles
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Tighter turning radius
17.1 ft
2011 Honda Fit Sport

9.8

Runner-up

Honda Fit Sport

starting from

$18,480
"Its efficient four-cylinder engine means you don't have to buy a hybrid in order to cut down on gas consumption."
edmunds.com | talking about the Fit's performance
"The 2011 Honda Fit adds a welcome dose of driving pleasure to the daily commute."
edmunds.com | talking about the Fit's ride quality

Reasons to buy the Honda Fit Sport

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Average number of gears
5
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Plenty of cupholders
10
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Has speed-sensitive volume
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Very inexpensive
$18,480
Safety Features 10.0 vs 9.4
2011 Toyota Prius Three Winner: Prius Three
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  • Disc brakes on the Prius Three can provide better stopping action
  • The Prius Three has 2 more airbags (including Knee, Rear Curtain), 6 vs 4
Entertainment System 10.0 vs 9.5
2011 Toyota Prius Three Winner: Prius Three
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  • Almost the same
  • The Prius Three has 2 more speakers, providing a better entertainment experience, 8 vs 6
Practicality 10.0 vs 9.7
2011 Toyota Prius Three Winner: Prius Three
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  • A single tank lasts more than 50% longer, 571 miles vs 371 miles
  • Almost the same
  • Almost the same, 51.7 ft3 vs 50.9 ft3
Performance 9.8 vs 10.0
2011 Honda Fit Sport Winner: Fit Sport
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  • Almost the same, 5 vs Continuously variable
  • Almost the same, 22.2 lb/hp vs 22.7 lb/hp
Cost 10.0 vs 9.8
2011 Toyota Prius Three Winner: Prius Three
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  • Gets more than 80% more miles per gallon in the city, 51 mpg vs 28 mpg
Luxury Features 10.0 vs 10.0
Too close to call
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  • Neither offers a sun roof
  • Neither has a power seat option
  • Neither offers a leather interior
Crash Test Ratings 10.0 vs -
Missing information
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  • Poor protection, 10% to 20% chance of rolling over during emergency lane change
Road Tests 10.0 vs -
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  • Both take longer to stop from 60mph
  • Both have pokey 1/4 mile times
  • Both have sluggish 0-60 times
Overall 10.0 vs 9.8

Safety Features

Toyota
Prius Three
2011 Toyota Prius Three
2011 Honda Fit Sport Honda
Fit Sport
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antilock brakes Standard vs Standard Both come standard with ABS brakes
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Stability control system Yes vs Yes Both have electronic stability control
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Airbags 6 vs 4 The Prius Three has a good number of airbags, but the Fit Sport does not (missing Knee, Rear Curtain)
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Rear brakes Disc vs Drum The Prius Three has good brakes for high-performance driving
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child door locks Standard vs Standard Child door locks come standard
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Roadside assistance system None vs None

Entertainment System

Toyota
Prius Three
2011 Toyota Prius Three
2011 Honda Fit Sport Honda
Fit Sport
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Number of speakers 8 vs 6 The Prius Three has an OK number of speakers, while the Fit Sport has very few
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Has speed sensitive volume No vs Yes The Fit Sport's stereo cranks the volume to compensate for road noise, but the Prius Three does not
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CD player Standard vs Standard CD player comes standard
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premium radio Standard vs Not Available Have your pick of music from around the world with the Prius Three's satellite radio
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Has auxiliary audio input Yes vs Yes Both have an audio-in jack so you can plug in your own MP3 player to the stereo
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Has subwoofer No vs No Neither has a subwoofer; audio won't have that deep thumping bass sound
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entertainment system Not Available vs Not Available Neither offers an entertainment system

Practicality

Toyota
Prius Three
2011 Toyota Prius Three
2011 Honda Fit Sport Honda
Fit Sport
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Passengers 5 vs 5 Average number of seats
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Highway driving range 571 miles vs 371 miles The Prius Three has great highway range, but the Fit Sport is very limited
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Cargo space 21.6 ft3 vs 20.6 ft3 Both have OK cargo room
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front seats 51.7 ft3 vs 50.9 ft3 The Prius Three has average-sized front seats, while the Fit Sport is very cramped
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folding rear seats Standard vs Standard Both have a rear seat that folds down for extra storage space
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power outlets Standard vs Standard Both have power outlets
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roof rails Not Available vs Not Available Neither offers roof rails
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navigation system Optional vs Not Available The Prius Three offers an optional navigation system; not available on the Fit Sport
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Cupholders 4 vs 10 The Fit Sport has an absurd number of cupholders, 4 extra in front and 2 extra in rear
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front air conditioning Standard vs Standard A/C for hot summer days comes standard

Performance

Toyota
Prius Three
2011 Toyota Prius Three
2011 Honda Fit Sport Honda
Fit Sport
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Horsepower 134 HP @ 5,200 RPM vs 117 HP @ 6,600 RPM Underpowered
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Number of gears Continuously variable vs 5 The Fit Sport has an OK number of gears, while the Prius Three has very few
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Transmission Automatic transmission vs Automatic transmission Both offer an automatic transmission, standard for this class
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paddle shifters Not Available vs Not Available Neither offers paddle shifters
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Air compressor None vs None Neither has an air compressor to maximize power output
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Power-to-weight ratio 22.7 lb/hp vs 22.2 lb/hp Both {better} and {worse} are sluggish relative to their competitors
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Drivetrain type front-wheel drive vs front-wheel drive Neither has a good drivetrain for off-road or bad weather driving
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Curb-to-curb turning radius 17.1 ft vs 34.4 ft The Prius Three turns on a dime, and the Fit Sport is comparable to most other vehicles

Cost

Toyota
Prius Three
2011 Toyota Prius Three
2011 Honda Fit Sport Honda
Fit Sport
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MSRP $25,280 vs $18,480 The Fit Sport has a great price and the Prius Three is pretty reasonable
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In-city gas mileage 51 mpg vs 28 mpg Both get great city mileage, however the Prius Three in particular gets exceptional mileage
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basic warranty miles 36,000 mile vs 36,000 mile Shorter basic warranty
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basic warranty years 3 year vs 3 year Shorter-lasting basic warranty

Luxury Features

Toyota
Prius Three
2011 Toyota Prius Three
2011 Honda Fit Sport Honda
Fit Sport
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moon roof Not Available vs Not Available Neither offers a sun roof
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power seats Not Available vs Not Available Neither has a power seat option
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keyless entry Standard vs Standard Both have keyless entry
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leather Not Available vs Not Available Neither offers a leather interior

Crash Test Ratings

Toyota
Prius Three
2011 Toyota Prius Three
2011 Honda Fit Sport Honda
Fit Sport
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Rollover resistance 4 stars vs 4 stars Poor protection, 10% to 20% chance of rolling over during emergency lane change
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Front driver crash test 5 stars vs Unknown
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Driver side crash test 5 stars vs Unknown

Road Tests

Toyota
Prius Three
2011 Toyota Prius Three
2011 Honda Fit Sport Honda
Fit Sport
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0-60 mph 10.6 seconds vs 11.0 seconds Both have sluggish 0-60 times
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Braking distance at 60mph 133 ft vs 134 ft Both take longer to stop from 60mph
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1/4 mile 18.0 s s @ 79.0 mph mph vs 17.9 s s @ 75.7 mph mph Both have pokey 1/4 mile times
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Lateral acceleration 0.82 g vs 0.77 g The Prius Three has OK cornering abilities compared to the below average Fit Sport
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Top speed 112 mph vs Unknown

Other Vehicles to Consider

2011 Honda Fit 2011 Toyota Yaris Fit vs Yaris
2011 Honda Fit 2012 Honda Civic DX Fit vs Civic DX
2011 Honda Fit Sport 2011 Toyota Matrix Fit Sport vs Matrix
2011 Honda Fit 2011 Toyota Corolla Fit vs Corolla
2011 Honda Fit 2011 Kia Soul Fit vs Soul
2011 Toyota Prius Four 2011 Toyota Camry Hybrid Prius Four vs Camry Hybrid
2011 Toyota Prius Four 2011 Toyota Corolla Prius Four vs Corolla
2011 Toyota Prius Four 2012 Ford Fusion SE Prius Four vs Fusion SE
2011 Toyota Prius Two 2011 Toyota Yaris Prius Two vs Yaris
2011 Toyota Prius Four 2011 Nissan LEAF SV Prius Four vs LEAF SV

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