Honda Automobiles: 2015 Honda Fit

Posted on 11. Jun, 2014 by in Honda Canada

Interior Features Overview
The all-new 2015 Fit has been totally redesigned inside as well. And while it stays loyal to a ultra-efficient concept, it now boasts a series of customary “class-above” facilities and discretionary reward facilities that make it some-more comfortable, convenient, and keep a motorist informed, connected and entertained. Primary changes, upgrades and new facilities embody a significantly lengthened cabin, a new core console with armrest and inscription connectivity, an permitted leather trim package, and permitted reward facilities such as Smart Entry with Push Button Start and a 7-inch touchscreen Display Audio.

Key New Interior Features

  • Additional 4.9 cubic feet of newcomer volume
  • Additional 4.8 inches of behind chair legroom
  • Steering wheel-mounted audio controls
  • 7-inch touchscreen Display Audio (EX, EX-L) (see Audio and Telematics Section)

Styling
The new, uninformed and sporty interior styling of a 2015 Fit starts with a vast potion area providing an open, ethereal interior sourroundings and giving not usually a clarity of expanse though also providing a motorist with glorious visibility. The worldly and energetic all-black interior with resisting upgraded materials includes soothing hold points and is accented with china trim. The sporty, blue backlit three-dial instrument row including a Multi Information Display (MID), 5-inch tone LCD shade (LX grade) or for a initial time offering on a Fit, a 7-inch Display Audio on EX and EX-L grades. Comfortable and atmospheric seats with high-quality fabric have an appealing geometric settlement on a LX trim and a sporty and energetic settlement on a EX. For a initial time, Fit also offers a upscale oppulance of a leather-trimmed cabin in a EX-L grade. In serve to a leather trim on a seats, a Fit EX-L includes a leather-trimmed steering circle and change doorknob as good as exhilarated front seats. The issuing lines and resisting materials of a cabin counterpart a sportiness of a extraneous and yield a worldly nonetheless relaxing richness.

Driver Interface
For a 2015 model, a Fit interior’s has been totally redesigned for even incomparable ergonomic performance. The new instruments and controls are oriented to a motorist for discerning readability and easy, healthy access. A vast speedometer is placed in a core of a instrument pod that has, for a initial time, Eco Assist lighting, a tone of that changes to assistance a motorist grasp incomparable pushing efficiency. A tachometer resides to a left, and an MID, on a right, can cycle by several informational displays. The instruments and displays yield vicious and useful information including stream estimated fuel economy, time, outward temperature, fuel sign and delivery rigging position (on CVT versed models). The 5-inch tone LCD shade or new 7-inch touchscreen Display Audio are conveniently positioned for possibly a motorist or front newcomer to control. New-style steering wheel-mounted controls with some-more functionality yield discerning and easy entrance to several functions and information though a motorist carrying to mislay hands from a wheel.

Steering Wheel-Mounted Controls
All Fit steering wheels have 3 sets of controls, including a new-style radial controls. There are dual left-hand sets: one operates a audio complement or a Display Audio system, if equipped; a other controls a Bluetooth®x HandsFreeLink® and, if equipped, a navigation system. The right-hand set operates a journey control.

The left-hand set of radial audio controls includes 4 controls on one ring—like a 4 points on a compass—to facilitate a blueprint and yield for discerning toggling between functions. A brief pull on a MENU symbol engages a Display Audio system. All controls are serve positioned ergonomically where they are easy to strech and work with minimal daze for a driver. They also offer a pleasing pleasing feel.

Layout/Packaging
The 2015 Fit is tiny on a outward though vast on a inside. The new indication is 1.6 inches shorter than a prior indication though due in partial to a 1.2-inch longer wheelbase—extended to yield a incomparable newcomer space—the Fit has a largest interior space in a class. Contributing to a Fit’s conspicuous interior bigness are crafty packaging, courteous storage features, and a multi-position 2nd-row Magic Seats® that yield several interior configurations for a ultimate in functionality.

Key among a many crafty engineering and pattern changes done to grasp a Fit’s glorious wrapping are a reduce form fuel tank that provides roughly 1 in. of additional straight room. Floor support members that were formerly located along a sides of a fuel tank were changed underneath a tank to concede a wider tank profile. A narrower, single-fan radiator contributes to an engine brook that is over 4 inches shorter permitting for additional newcomer room. And a new behind circle arch pattern and shorter behind cessation trailing arm assistance to yield a 4.8 in. boost in newcomer leg room.

Improved Packaging

  • +4.9 cubic feet of newcomer volume
  • +0.8 inches of integrate stretch (side-by-side seating)
  • +1.2 inches of front chair shoulder room
  • +0.8 inches of behind chair shoulder room
  • +3.2 inches of front-to-rear newcomer room
  • +4.8 inches of behind chair legroom
  • +2.6 inches of behind chair knee clearance
  • -4.2 inches reduction engine brook length (making some-more room for passengers)
  • -0.4 in. reduce front seating position

 

Occupant Area
Even when initial entering a 2015 Fit, a motorist and passengers knowledge a feel of space with far-reaching opening doors, vast doorway openings and a reduce front chair height. Once seated, a 4.9 cubic feet of additional newcomer space is immediately felt with increasing room in probably each direction, quite a incomparable corresponding and back-to-front newcomer space. The prodigy of ethereal expanse is serve extended by a vast potion area.

Cargo Area
Opening a Fit’s behind induce provides entrance to a remarkably atmospheric and easy load area. With a low liftover height, 4 dedicated chair modes and dozens of configurations, a Fit is a summary of functionality and utility. Fold a 2nd-row Magic Seat® brazen and a Fit provides an huge 52.7 cubic feet of load space—more than any of a pivotal hatchback competitors. Other configurations concede prolonged and high equipment to be carried or even for dual people to relax with their feet adult when a Fit is parked.

2nd-Row Magic Seat®
The pretence of a Fit’s well-developed application is a 60/40 (right/left), separate 2nd-row Magic Seat, though with a lengthened interior room afforded by a redesign, a multiple-configurable chair provides even improved load carrying options. The Magic Seat can be configured in mixed ways to adjust now to a far-reaching accumulation of resources and needs. In a customary seatback-up/seat bottom-down position there is plenty room for 3 passengers to lay comfortably. As a seatback is separate 60/40, one or dual passengers can still be accommodated while fluctuating a cargo-carrying ability by folding down one side or a other. And given a Fit’s chair now offers well-developed rear-seat legroom, a behind newcomer area can also accommodate a good-sized pet cage or crate. The Magic Seat can simply be folded into any of a positions with levers permitted from a behind of a automobile or a behind doors.

Utility Mode
With both 2nd-row seats folded down, a Utility Mode allows for limit load capacity—a cavernous 52.7 cubic feet. The prosaic building and unchanging figure of a area concede for a many fit use of a space. Also, due to a low liftover tallness of a induce and low building height, vast and complicated equipment can be simply loaded. Four tiedowns on a EX and EX-L trims make it easy to secure load as well.

Tall Mode
The Tall Mode is another useful cargo-carrying pattern for high equipment that need to sojourn upright, such as a vast plant. This would also be useful for bringing an uncrated dog along, given a side-door entrance is even reduce than a behind entrance of a vehicle, creation it easy for many dogs of any age to get in or out. With over 4 feet of space from building to ceiling, a space can even accommodate dual towering bikes with their front wheels removed. This is a improved choice than laying one bike on tip of another in a back, that risks repairs from extending pedals and handlebars.

Long Mode
If prolonged equipment such as lumber, a stepladder, or even recreational equipment such as surfboards or low-pitched instruments need to be carried, a Long Mode accommodates. With a behind chair on a newcomer side folded down and a front newcomer chair slanted all a approach back, equipment adult 7 feet 9 inches prolonged can be carried. The Fit’s Long Mode accommodates bulkier equipment though a need for a roof rack.

Refresh Mode
When not driving, a Refresh Mode provides a comfortable, feet-up place for dual people to relax. This mode is achieved by stealing a front-seat conduct restraints, relocating a seats all a approach brazen and sloping a seatbacks all a approach back.

Interior Features

 

 

 

Instrumentation

LX

EX

EX-L

12-Volt Battery-Charging System Indicator

ABS Indicator

Airbag System Indicator

Backlit Gauges

Brake System Indicator

Coolant Temperature Indicator

Cruise Control Indicators

Door- and Hatch-Open Indicator

ECON Mode Indicator

CVT

CVT

Electric Power Steering (EPS) Indicator

Fog Lights Indicator

 

Fuel Level Indicator

Headlights-On Indicator

High-Beam Indicator

Immobilizer System Indicator

Low-Brake Fluid Indicator

Low-Tire Pressure Indicator

Low-Fuel Indicator

Low-Oil Pressure Indicator

Maintenance Minder™ Indicator

Malfunction Indicator

Seat-Belt Reminder Indicator

Shift Lever Position Indicator

CVT

CVT

Smart Entry System Indicator

 

Starter System Indicator

 

Tachometer

TPMS Indicator

VSA System and VSA-Off Indicators

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