Honda Automobiles: 2011 Honda Fit Receives More Standard Features; VSA Added to All Models

Posted on 29. Nov, 2010 by in Honda Canada

The Honda Fit offers even some-more value for a 2011 indication year in a already versatile, fun-to-drive and fuel-efficient five-door package. New for 2011, all models embody Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) as customary equipment, along with some-more comfort and preference features.

New facilities on a Fit (base model) embody journey control, remote entry, a USB audio interface and VSA. The Fit Sport (non-navigation) also gains VSA for 2011, along with carpeted building mats. The Fit Sport with Navigation (previously versed with VSA as customary equipment) receives carpeted building mats as customary equipment. Four new colors turn accessible – Alabaster Silver Metallic, Polished Metal Metallic, Celestial Blue Metallic and Vortex Blue Pearl – and reinstate identical colors from a prior indication year.

Compact on a external nonetheless atmospheric inside, a Fit stands detached from other entry-level vehicles with a multi-functional interior and importance on peculiarity and refinement. The disdainful 60/40 separate back Magic Seat offers mixed seating and cargo-carrying configurations – high intent mode, prolonged intent mode and application mode – in further to a customary five-passenger mode.

The extraneous pattern provides glorious external prominence and contributes to a vehicle’s aggressive, sporty stance. The 1.5-liter, i-VTEC 4-cylinder engine is tuned to broach a rewarding multiple of energy and fuel economy. A five-speed primer delivery is customary and a five-speed involuntary delivery is available. Steering-wheel-mounted paddle shifters on Fit Sport models versed with a accessible involuntary delivery concede for primer rigging selection.

Compact on a external with an altogether length of 161.6 inches, a interior provides an considerable newcomer volume of 90.8 cubic feet for a category and a back load volume of 20.6 cubic feet. The back Magic Seat provides accessible one-motion dive-down functionality and can overlay prosaic into a building to emanate a back load volume of 57.3 cubic feet.

Safety highlights embody a Advanced Compatibility Engineering (ACE) physique structure, customary VSA, anti-lock brakes and more. Dual-stage, multiple-threshold front airbags, twin front-side airbags with passenger-side Occupant Position Detection System (OPDS) and side-curtain airbags are customary apparatus on all models.

The engine produces 117 horsepower during 6,600 rpm and 106 lb-ft. of torque during 4,800 rpm. The Fit versed with a accessible involuntary delivery has an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) city/highway/combined fuel economy rating of 28/35/31 miles per gallon . The Fit Sport with a accessible involuntary delivery has an EPA city/highway/combined fuel economy rating of 27/33/30 miles per gallon1. All primer transmission-equipped models have an EPA city/highway/combined fuel economy rating of 27/33/29 miles per gallon.1

The front MacPherson strut cessation and torsion lamp back cessation settings are tuned to yield a sporty, polished and energetic pushing experience. Fifteen- and 16-inch wheels (Fit and Fit Sport, respectively) underline 175/65 R15 84S (Fit) and 185/55 R16 83H (Fit Sport) tires. The customary anti-lock braking complement (ABS) with Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD) uses 10.3-inch ventilated discs in a front and 7.9-inch drums in a rear.

The Fit comes with customary amenities such as atmosphere conditioning, journey control, remote entry, an AM/FM/CD audio complement with 4 speakers, USB audio interface2, auxiliary audio submit jack, MP3/WMA playback capability, Radio Data System (RDS), energy windows, energy mirrors and energy doorway locks. The Fit Sport adds or replaces: carpeted building mats, amalgamate wheels, an underbody aero kit, back roofline spoiler, haze lights and a confidence system.

The Fit Sport audio complement provides 6 speakers. The Fit Sport is accessible with a Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System with Voice Recognition3, featuring a 6.5-inch shade and some-more than 7 million points of interest.

Fit awards and accolades embody being named to Car and Driver Magazine’s “10Best Cars for 2011” list (www.caranddriver.com), a prestigious respect it has perceived in any of a 5 years that it has been on sale in a United States.

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1 Based on 2011 EPA mileage estimates. Use for comparison functions only. Do not review to models before 2008. Your tangible mileage will change depending on how we expostulate and say your vehicle.

2 The USB Audio Interface is used for approach tie to and control of some stream digital audio players and other USB inclination that enclose MP3, WMA or AAC song files. Some USB inclination with confidence program and digital rights-protected files might not work. Please see your play for sum on compatibility.

3 Certain functions that rest on a satellite vigilance will not work rightly in Hawaii and Alaska. These functions include, though are not singular to, involuntary time updates and time section adjustments. RDS not accessible on navigation models.

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