Honda Automobiles: 2015 Honda Fit

Posted on 09. Jun, 2014 by in Honda Canada

The 2015 Honda Fit is a third era of Honda’s versatile 5-door subcompact hatchback. First introduced to a U.S. in 2006 as a 2007 model, a Fit was named a Car and Driver “10-Best” car for 7 true years. This and a many other accolades warranted by Fit pronounce to a practicality, fuel potency and affordability, though also a underline richness, high-quality interior and pushing enjoyment. For a totally redesigned 2015 Fit, a singular multiple of these traits and a functionality, fun and excellence they yield have been serve extended with even incomparable versatility, uninformed styling, a some-more energetic and polished pushing experience, and almost upgraded record and oppulance features.

The flexibility of a 2015 Fit is elemental to a design. With class-leading interior space and versatility, pleasantness of a center-mounted fuel tank and inventive Magic Seat®, a Fit epitomizes intelligent functionality with atmospheric and gentle seating for 5 and a ability to lift saturated cargo, including prolonged and high items. The incomparable interior facilities a conspicuous 4.9 cubic feet boost in newcomer volume and a 4.8-inch boost in back chair leg room, all a some-more conspicuous deliberation a even some-more compress extraneous footprint, including a1.6-inch diminution in altogether length.

A rarely space-efficient new physique structure pairs with an all-new framework to make adult a totally new, some-more firm and lighter tellurian subcompact height featuring countless improvements to front and back cessation and steering systems that urge altogether pushing dynamics. The new height is also lighter nonetheless some-more firm and facilities a longer wheelbase than a prior Fit. The net outcome of these improvements is some-more staid and fast nonetheless nimble and sporty float and doing along with a steering linearity that gives a motorist a clarity of totality with a vehicle. Many of these upgrades have a additional advantage of improving float comfort and quietness, while a adoption of a new support structure, including Honda’s next-generation Advanced Compatibility Engineering (ACE) front physique structure, advantages reserve opening by targeting a highest-available crash-safety ratings of both a U.S. supervision and a Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS).

The Fit’s fun-to-drive impression includes acceleration opening and a 2015 Fit increases a fun cause with vital advances to a powertrain. A new Earth Dreams Technology™ engine significantly increases power, torque and stifle response and dual newly grown transmissions – a slick-shifting 6-speed primer and all-new Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) with G-Shift Control – boost both opening and fuel efficiency. The 1.5L 4-cylinder engine has a DOHC conduct with i-VTEC+VTC valve and timing control and approach fuel injection, a initial use of such a complement in a Honda subcompact. With reduced weight and friction, increasing application ratio, and other changes, a engine delivers an 11 percent boost in rise horsepower to 130, and a 7.5 percent boost in rise torque to 114 lb.-ft.

With a multiple of a new engine and transmissions, a Fit has an EPA fuel-economy rating of 29/37/32 (city/highway/combined)1 for a primer transmission, 33/41/36 for a LX trim with CVT and 32/38/35 for a EX and EX-L trim with CVT. The 6MT is an all-new pattern for a subcompact Fit with optimized closer particular ratios to assist performance, and a wider altogether operation to urge fuel efficiency. The newly-developed CVT enhances engine responsiveness by providing quicker and smoother acceleration while improving fuel potency with a wider ratio operation and reduced inner friction.

Providing an external countenance of a 2015 Fit’s extended doing and energy is a uninformed and sporty extraneous design. A on-going and eloquent character is achieved by a slimmer headlights that confederate into a plain grille design, an assertive reduce intake and a linear slope of a hood and windshield. The eloquent character continues with a clever pattern of a chiseled sides that stress a wheels and a boldly slim roofline finale in a color-matched spoiler. To intensify a uninformed extraneous styling, a Fit will be accessible in 8 colors, including several colourful options.

Inside, a increasing interior room and prominence emanate a clarity of ethereal spaciousness, that is complemented by upgraded, soft-touch materials that lift a feeling of quality. The abounding and worldly black with china accented pattern of a interior surfaces and controls, and blue backlit instrument dials are stylish and functional. The accessible Display Audio touchscreen interface and first-ever leather seating (EX-L models) serve boost a reward feel of this new Fit.

A poignant writer to a new Fit’s sophistication is a high turn of customary and accessible features. For 2015, a Fit aligns with other Honda models by being offering in LX, EX, and EX-L trims, any with a aloft spec than a prior homogeneous trim. New customary facilities on all Fit models embody automobile on-off headlights, LED stop lights, Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink® and a core storage console with armrest. Items such as Smart Entry Push Button Start, a one-touch operated moonroof, 7-inch touchscreen Display Audio with next-generation HondaLink, and exhilarated leather seats are among a upgrades accessible for a initial time in Fit.

The Fit also facilities a prolonged list of customary reserve features. That list includes Vehicle Stability AssistTM (VSA®) with traction control, side screen airbags with rollover sensor, Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD), Brake Assist, and Honda’s next-generation Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) physique structure. The new Fit targets a top accessible crash-safety ratings: a five-star Overall Vehicle Score from a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), and a TOP SAFETY PICK rating from a (IIHS). Standard drive-assistive facilities on all trims embody a multi-angle rearview camera with discipline and stretched perspective driver’s mirror. The Honda LaneWatch arrangement is customary on EX and above trims. The new U.S.-market Fit will be constructed for a initial time in North America during an all-new plant in in Celaya, Mexico.

 

*SAE J1349 contrast method

1 2015 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison functions only. Your mileage will change depending on how we expostulate and say your vehicle.
2 Destination and Handling Charge : A assign of $790, will be combined to a play check and Monroney tag on all models.

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