The Honda Fit brings rare levels of comfort and flexibility to the subcompact car class. A four-door hatchback that comes with safety features for drivers and a fold-up back seat The Fit is a great option for people who want an elegant, simple and efficient vehicle. Its interior is big for its small dimensions and the Fit is a bit sporty in its handling.
Affordable doesn’t have to mean low-cost. It’s the Honda Fit is one of the most complete subcompacts available, with an expansive and luxurious interior, a wide range of safety features that are active, and great fuel efficiency. The second row of seats Magic Seat and great visibility makes it possible to make the Fit an economical and cost-effective alternative to a compact SUV.
Trims and Pricing
There are four trims to choose from that are available: LX Sport, EX, and EX-L.
The entry-level LX is priced at around $16,500. It offers a lot of value including features like the second-row 60/40 split Magic Seat, Bluetooth, 5-inch displays and the USB port and a rearview camera with a multi-angle angle with 2 speed intermittent windshield wipers for the front and an intermittent rear-window wiper remote keyless entry, air cooling, cruise control and power windows that an auto-up/down driver’s windows.
The Sport trim can bring the price to $18,000. It features 17-inches of black alloy, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and the front USB charging port and the upgraded sound system HondaLink, a 7″ touchscreen with satellite radio, fog lights, an front spoiler with an underbody and a rear diffuser. side spoilers for the underbody as well as a chrome exhaust finishing and a leather-wrapped steering with a leather shifter and a feature that can be set to your liking.
The price is around $19,500. EX comes with a host of features. One of the most prominent are Honda Sensing, a suite of driver safety assist techniques including adaptive cruise control forward collision warning and lane departure alert, collision mitigation braking, as well as the lane-keep assistance. Other standard features include one-touch power sunroof, auto high-beams, proximity keys for entry and variably intermittent windshield wipers with push-button start as well as sliding sun visors cargo area tie-downs and mats for the floor.
The EX-L top model retails at around $21,000, and comes with leather upholstery as well as heated front seats and heated side mirrors.
Engine and Performance
The Honda Fit utilizes an engine inline with four cylinders which provides average performance and superior energy efficiency. It produces 128 horsepower as well as 113 lbs of torque.
Front-wheel drive is as standard. Continuously variable transmissions are available on all trims. an automatic with six speeds is available for models like the LX as well as the Sport.
The EPA estimates fuel economy of 33/40/36 mpg city/highway/combined for the base LX. The other trims should get 31/36/33 mpg. When you use a manual transmission these numbers drop a bit, up to 29/36/31.
Interior of the Fit is straightforward and easy to use and features an upright seat and great visibility throughout. The controls are simple to operate. Honda’s second row Magic Seat can fold up into “Tall Mode” to fit larger items, or it can be folded down to fit heavier things. It also has a cool “Refresh Mode,” which features the front passenger’s seat folded back, and it reclines back which means that the right-hand rear seat passenger has ample space to spread out.