Compare Honda Civic vs. Honda Fit vs. Scion xB

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2010 Honda Civic 2010 Honda Fit 2010 Scion xB
2010 Honda Civic 2010 Honda Fit 2010 Scion xB
4dr Auto LX
  • 2dr Man DX
  • 4dr Man DX
  • 2dr Auto DX
  • 4dr Man DX-VP
  • 4dr Auto DX
  • 4dr Auto DX-VP
  • 2dr Man LX
  • 4dr Man LX
  • 2dr Auto LX
  • 4dr Man LX-S
  • 4dr Auto LX
  • 4dr Auto LX-S
  • 2dr Man EX
  • 4dr Man EX
  • 2dr Auto EX
  • 4dr Auto EX
  • 2dr Man EX-L
  • 4dr Man EX-L
  • 2dr Man EX w/Navi
  • 4dr Man EX w/Navi
  • 2dr Auto EX-L
  • 4dr Auto EX-L
  • 2dr Man Si
  • 2dr Auto EX w/Navi
  • 4dr Auto EX w/Navi
  • 2dr Man Si w/Summer Tires
  • 4dr Man Si
  • 4dr Man Si w/Summer Tires
  • 2dr Man EX-L w/Navi
  • 4dr Man EX-L w/Navi
  • 2dr Auto EX-L w/Navi
  • 4dr Auto EX-L w/Navi
  • 2dr Man Si w/Navi
  • 2dr Man Si w/Navi & Summer Tires
  • 4dr Man Si w/Navi
  • 4dr Man Si w/Navi & Summer Tires
  • 4dr Auto GX
5dr HB Auto
  • 5dr HB Man
  • 5dr HB Auto
  • 5dr HB Man Sport
  • 5dr HB Auto Sport
  • 5dr HB Man Sport w/VSA & Navi
  • 5dr HB Auto Sport w/VSA & Navi
5dr Wgn Man (Natl)
  • 5dr Wgn Man (Natl)
  • 5dr Wgn Man (GS)
  • 5dr Wgn Man (SE)
  • 5dr Wgn Auto (Natl)
  • 5dr Wgn Auto (GS)
  • 5dr Wgn Auto (SE)
  • 5dr Wgn Man Release Series 7.0 (Natl)
  • 5dr Wgn Man Release Series 7.0 (GS)
  • 5dr Wgn Man Release Series 7.0 (SE)
  • 5dr Wgn Auto Release Series 7.0 (Natl)
  • 5dr Wgn Auto Release Series 7.0 (GS)
  • 5dr Wgn Auto Release Series 7.0 (SE)


MSRP $18,405 $15,700 $15,850
Invoice $16,956 $15,148 $15,057
Avg. Paid $9,979 $9,439 $8,743

U.S. News Scores

Overall 8.5 8.6 8.9
Critics' Rating 9.6 9.6 8.6
Performance 8.5 8.5 7.8
Interior 8.2 9.1 7.5
Cost to Own 9.4 9.6 9.4
Safety 9.3 9.3 9.0
Reliability 3.0 3.0 5.0

Pros & Cons

  • Scored well in crash tests
  • Good fuel economy for the class
  • Sporty available Si model
  • Fun to drive
  • Spacious rear seats
  • Large cargo area
  • High safety scores
  • Plenty of passenger space
  • A lot of standard tech features
  • High safety score
  • Cramped back seat
  • Few standard features
  • Small trunk
  • Front-seat passengers may want more legroom
  • Engine could use more power
  • Stability control isn’t standard
  • Low fuel economy ratings
  • Engine lacks passing power
  • Little cargo space with rear seats in use

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic Manual
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas I4 1.8L/110 Gas I4 1.5L/91.4 Gas I4 2.4L/144
MPG 25 City / 36 Hwy 28 City / 35 Hwy 22 City / 28 Hwy



Body Style 4 Door Sedan 5 Door Hatchback 4 Door Wagon


Wheelbase(in) 106.3 98.4 102.4
Length, Overall (in) 176.7 161.6 167.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.0 66.7 69.3
Height, Overall (in) 56.5 60.0 64.7
Step Up Height - Front (in)
Step Up Height - Side (in)

Doors & Windows

Third Passenger Door
Power Third Passenger Door
Fourth Passenger Door
Power Fourth Passenger Door
Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Privacy Glass Standard
Sliding Rear Window
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Bed Liner
Pickup Bed Tonneau Cover
Stepside Pickup Box
Convertible Hardtop
Convertible Soft Top
Dual Moonroof
Sun/Moon Roof
Panoramic Roof
Fixed Sunroof
Manual Tilt/Sliding Sunroof
Power Tilt/Sliding Sunroof
Sunroof Sunshield
Sunroof Wind Deflector
Targa Roof
Running Boards
Power Retractable Running Boards
Rear Spoiler Optional Optional


Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2754 2575 3020

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front All-Season Standard
Tires - Front All-Terrain
Tires - Front Highway
Tires - Front On/Off Road
Tires - Front Performance Standard Standard
Tires - Front Touring
Tires - Rear All-Season Standard
Tires - Rear All-Terrain
Tires - Rear Highway
Tires - Rear On/Off Road
Tires - Rear Performance Standard Standard
Tires - Rear Touring
Compact Spare Tire Standard Standard Standard
Full Size Spare Tire
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Optional Optional Optional
Chrome Wheels
Wheel Locks Optional Optional Optional
Steel Wheels Standard Standard Standard
Wheel Covers Standard Standard Standard
Wire Wheel Covers


Trailer Hitch Receiver
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)


Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard Optional Optional
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard Standard
Back-Up Camera
Cruise Control Standard Standard
Heads-Up Display
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Optional Optional Optional
Auto-Off Headlights
HID headlights
Interior Cargo Shade Optional
Keyless Start
Luggage Rack
Rear Parking Aid
Power Liftgate
Front Reading Lamps Standard
Rear Reading Lamps
Rear Seat Heat Ducts Standard
Remote Engine Start Optional
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Optional Optional
Navigation from Telematics
Trip Computer Standard Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Rain Sensing Wipers
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard Optional Optional
Rear Floor Mats
Keyless Entry Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Optional
Heated Exterior Driver Mirror
Heated Mirrors
Heated Exterior Passenger Mirror
Mirror Memory
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Power Folding Mirrors
Power Passenger Mirror
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror
All Wheel Steering
Manual Steering
Power Steering Standard Standard Standard


Passenger Capacity 5 5 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 90.9 90.8 100.8
Front Head Room (in) 39.4 40.4 40.0
Front Leg Room (in) 42.2 41.3 40.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.7 52.7 55.8
Front Hip Room (in) 51.9 51.5 52.7
Second Head Room (in) 37.4 39.0 41.2
Second Leg Room (in) 34.6 34.5 38.0
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.4 51.3 54.7
Second Hip Room (in) 51.0 51.3 46.7
Third Leg Room (in)
Fourth Leg Room (in)
Fifth Leg Room (in)
Cargo Volume (cu. ft.)
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (cu. ft.) 57.3
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 12.0 21.7
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (cu. ft.)
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (cu. ft.)
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (cu. ft.)
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (cu. ft.)
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (cu. ft.)


AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard Standard
CD Changer Optional
CD Player Standard Standard Standard
Equalizer Standard
HD Radio
MP3 Player Standard Standard Standard
Rear Seat Audio Controls
Satellite Radio Optional Optional
Premium Sound System Standard
Entertainment System Optional
Hard Disk Drive

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control
Dual Zone A/C
A/C Standard Standard Standard
Rear A/C

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System Optional
Onboard Hands-Free Communications System
Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Optional
Cell Phone
Cell Phone Hookup


Cloth Seats Standard Optional Standard
Leather Seats
Premium Synthetic Seats
Vinyl Seats
Additional Rear Seat
Cooled Driver Seat
Cooled Passenger Seat
Cooled Rear Seat
Heated Driver Seat
Heated Passenger Seat
Heated Rear Seat
Driver Lumbar
Passenger Lumbar
Seat Memory
Power Driver Seat
Power Passenger Seat
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Standard Standard
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard Standard Standard
Fixed Bench Seat
Split Bench Seat
Bucket Seats Standard Standard Standard
Quad Bucket Seats



Driver Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag On/Off Switch
Passenger Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Air Bag
Side Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Body Air Bag


4-Wheel ABS Standard Standard Standard
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard
4-Wheel Drum Brakes
Front Disc/Rear Drum Brakes Standard Standard

Safety Features

Brake Assist Standard
Electronic Stability Control Standard
Auto-On Headlights
Daytime Running Lights Standard Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard Standard
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors Standard
Night Vision
Adjustable Pedals
Rollover Protection System
Front Tow Hooks
Rear Tow Hooks
Traction Control Standard
Emergency Trunk Release Standard
Blind Spot Monitor
Auto-Leveling Headlights
Lane Departure Warning


Engine & Performance

Locking Front Differential
Locking Rear Differential
Four Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard Standard
Rear Wheel Drive
Dual Rear Wheels
10 Cylinder Engine
12 Cylinder Engine
3 Cylinder Engine
4 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard Standard
5 Cylinder Engine
Flat 6 Cylinder Engine
Straight 6 Cylinder Engine
V6 Cylinder Engine
8 Cylinder Engine
Electric Motor
High Output
Rotary engine
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4 Gas I4
Displacement 1.8L/110 1.5L/91.4 2.4L/144
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 140 @ 6300 117 @ 6600 158 @ 6000
Torque (Net @ RPM) 128 @ 4300 106 @ 4800 162 @ 4000
Transmission Automatic Automatic Manual w/OD
Turning diameter 35.4 34.4 34.8


Gasoline/Natural Gas Bi-Fuel
Gasoline/Propane Bi-Fuel
Diesel Fuel
Electric Fuel System
Flex Fuel/Electric Hybrid
Flexible Fuel Capability
Hybrid Fuel
Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
Natural Gas Fuel
Plug-In Electric/Flex Fuel
Plug-In Electric/Gas
Propane Fuel
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 25 28 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 36 35 28
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.2 10.6 14.0


Active Suspension System
Air Suspension
Side Stance / Highrider Suspension
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson strut Macpherson strut MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-link Torsion beam Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Suspension Type - Front
Suspension Type - Rear


Automatic Standard Standard
Automatic Transmission w/Manual Mode
1-Speed Automatic
3-Speed Automatic
4-Speed Automatic
5-Speed Automatic Standard Standard
6-Speed Automatic
7-Speed Automatic
8-Speed Automatic
Continuously Variable Trans
Manual Standard
Manual Transmission w/Auto Mode
10-Speed Manual
4-Speed Manual
5-Speed Manual Standard
6-Speed Manual
7-Speed Manual
8-Speed Manual
9-Speed Manual
Transmission Overdrive Switch

Safety scores should only be compared between vehicles of similar size and weight. Larger, heavier vehicles generally provide more protection than smaller, lighter ones.