The Chevrolet Sonic is available with a more potent 1.4-liter turbo and offers things like leatherette seats that the Fit doesn't. But it's also more expensive in upper trim levels. Finally, the Toyota Yaris may be frugal and inexpensive, but the interior fit and finish falls behind most of the class, as does its archaic four-speed automatic option.
Overall, the Fit is still an excellent choice among subcompacts. It comes with a load of standard features some competitors relegate to options and adds the piece of mind of a strong reliability record. The versatile, split seats with their fold-up seat bottoms will seal the deal for many customers, as the Fit can be the perfect car for young students moving from apartment to apartment, or for people who no longer want a large car but don't want to give up the practicality of a crossover. The Fit makes a lot of sense for a wide variety of shoppers.