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Ford Fiesta ST (2014)
Honda Insight (2014)
Top 81%275 points
Top 81%
Top 85%216 points
Top 85%
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Ford Fiesta ST (2014) vs Honda Insight (2014): 39 facts in comparison

1. better fuel economy (city)

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.
9.1l/100 km
Peugeot 301 Berline (2014): 0l/100 km
5.7l/100 km

2. better fuel economy (highway)

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.
6.7l/100 km
Peugeot 301 Berline (2014): 0l/100 km
5.4l/100 km

3. Has front-wheel drive

Front-wheel drive is the most common type of drivetrain and offers several advantages. It is cheaper to manufacture (reducing the cost of the vehicle) and also lighter which helps improve fuel economy. Due to having the weight of the engine over the drive wheels it also benefits from increased traction.
Ford Fiesta ST (2014)
Honda Insight (2014)
84% have it

4. higher maximum torque

Torque is a measurement of an engine’s power, closely related to horsepower. More torque indicates a more powerful car, and is also a good indication of its acceleration.
274Nm
BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo 535i (2014): 400Nm
167Nm

5. greater cargo volume (seats down)

A larger cargo area is more practical as it allows you to transport more things. With some vehicles you can put the rear seats down in order to gain more space for cargo.
719l
Toyota Sienna SE (2014): 4247l
892l

6. Has fully independent suspension

This allows all four wheels to move up and down independently, providing a smoother ride when, for example, going over bumps in the road.
Ford Fiesta ST (2014)
Honda Insight (2014)
73% have it

7. Has Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a wireless technology that allows you to easily transfer data between different devices, such as smartphones, tablets and computers.
Ford Fiesta ST (2014)
Honda Insight (2014)
76% have it

8. better fuel economy (combined)

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.
8.1l/100 km
Peugeot 301 Berline (2014): 0l/100 km
5.6l/100 km

9. greater cargo volume

A larger cargo area is more practical as it allows you to transport more things.
286l
Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet (2014): 3448l
450l

10. longer wheelbase

The wheelbase is the distance between the center of the front and rear wheels. A longer wheelbase provides the car with more stability and a smoother ride (although a shorter wheelbase can provide more responsive handling).
2.49m
Toyota Tundra SR5 (2014): 3.7m
2.55m

11. shorter length

309mm shorter length.
4.07m
Renault Twizy EV 13kW (2014): 2.34m
4.38m

12. Has a rear-view camera

A rear-view camera (also known as a back-up camera) provides a view of behind the vehicle, helping to prevent accidents. It is particularly useful in vehicles with large blind spots such as pickup trucks.
Ford Fiesta ST (2014)
Honda Insight (2014)
18% have it

13. higher Euro NCAP rating

The European New Car Assessment Programme (Euro NCAP) carries out safety tests for new vehicles, providing an overall rating for each car’s safety. It covers different areas such as safety for an adult occupant, child occupant or pedestrian.
6
Ford Fiesta ST (2014): 6
5

14. larger fuel tank

A larger fuel tank means that you have to stop to refill less often.
47l
Ford Super Duty F-250 XL (2015): 132l
40l

15. Has in-car system

An in-car system (eg. Ford SYNC, Apple CarPlay) gives you extra functionality, such as navigation, taking phone calls (when linked to your smartphone) and controlling music.
Ford Fiesta ST (2014)
Honda Insight (2014)
30% have it

16. Has stolen vehicle tracking system

The vehicle has a tracking system that utilises GPS, allowing you to locate it in case it is stolen.
Ford Fiesta ST (2014)
Honda Insight (2014)
19% have it

17. Has dual-clutch transmission

A dual-clutch transmission (DCT) is an automated manual transmission that allows the driver to control gear-shifts themselves or to let the computer decide. Upshifts are extremely fast, resulting in smooth acceleration, and due to the uninterrupted power flow it also has the benefit of increasing fuel efficiency.
Ford Fiesta ST (2014)
Honda Insight (2014)
5% have it

18. Has a turbocharged engine

A turbocharger compresses the air entering the cylinders, allowing more air (and therefore more fuel) to be added - resulting in a more powerful explosion. This leads to an increase in horsepower without increasing the size and weight of the engine.
Ford Fiesta ST (2014)
Honda Insight (2014)
26% have it

19. more airbags

Airbags are designed to cushion occupants in the event of an impact. The standard number is around six as some cars now incorporate additional ones, such as knee airbags, side airbags and side curtain airbags.
7
Tesla Model X 75D (2016): 12
6

20. Has a petrol (gasoline) engine

A petrol (gasoline) engine offers several advantages over diesel. For example the engines tend to be lighter and cheaper than their diesel counterparts. Petrol engines also tend to have higher horsepower, and the fuel is more readily available.
Ford Fiesta ST (2014)
Honda Insight (2014)
81% have it

21. Has ISOFIX/LATCH

ISOFIX (also known as LATCH) is a standard system of attachment points for child safety seats, allowing them to be fitted quickly and safely.
Ford Fiesta ST (2014)
Honda Insight (2014)
82% have it

22. weight

12kg lighter.
1.23t
Nissan Note Advance CVT (2015): 1.5kg
1.25t

23. more horsepower

Horsepower is the most common unit for measuring the power of an engine.
197hp
Hennessey Venom GT (2014): 1244hp
98hp

24. Has air suspension

Air suspension offers a smoother ride than the traditional steel spring suspension. It is also often adjustable, allowing you to raise or lower it based on the type of driving you are doing.
Ford Fiesta ST (2014)
Honda Insight (2014)
33% have it

25. longer basic warranty (years)

The basic warranty of a car covers all aspects other than parts which are subject to normal wear and tear, such as windscreen wipers and brake pads. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.
3yrs
Nissan Versa Note S (2014): Unlimited yrs
3yrs

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