Honda Automobiles: Versatile and Fun 2017 Honda Fit Goes On Sale – Marks the 10th Year in America as it Continues to Rack Up Awards and Recognition

Posted on 19. Aug, 2016 by in Honda Canada

  • One of Kelley Blue Book’s 10 Best Back-to-School Cars of 2016
  • Named both “Best Hatchback for a Money” and “Best Subcompact Car for a Money” by U.S. News World Report

TORRANCE, Calif. – On-sale starting tomorrow, a 2017 Honda Fit outlines a 10th anniversary in America as a third era of Honda’s versatile 5-door subcompact hatchback, initial introduced to a U.S. in 2006 as a 2007 model. The Honda Fit has continued to accept accolades as a standout in a subcompact category, recently earning regard from U.S. News World Report as Best Hatchback for a Money, and one of America’s 10 Best Back-to-School Cars of 2016 by KBB.com.

For a 2017 indication year, Lunar Silver lead replaces Alabaster Silver lead in a extraneous tone palette. Fit starts during a manufacturer’s suggested sell cost (MSRP) of $15,9901 while stability to offer a functionality, fun and excellence that defines a indication together with complicated styling, a energetic pushing knowledge and accessible record and oppulance features.

Versatility
Fundamental to a design, a 2017 Fit offers class-leading newcomer volume, load volume (52.7 cu ft. with back seats down), and versatility, pleasantness of a center-mounted fuel tank and inventive Magic Seat®. The Fit epitomizes intelligent functionality with atmospheric and gentle seating for 5 and a ability to lift saturated cargo, including prolonged and high items. The interior comforts a conspicuous 95.7 cubic feet in newcomer volume and 39.3 inches of back chair leg room. To put this in perspective, Honda Fit’s back legroom is some-more inexhaustible than many midsize cars – in some instances charity scarcely 4 some-more inches of legroom to rear-seat passengers.              

Chassis Powertrain
A rarely space-efficient physique structure pairs with a framework for a firm and lightweight height with a prolonged wheelbase, providing sporty doing with a steering linearity that gives a motorist a clarity of totality with a vehicle. The Fit’s fun-to-drive impression includes acceleration opening supposing by a Earth Dreams™ Technology engine corresponding to possibly of dual transmissions – a slick-shifting 6-speed primer or a Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) with G-Shift Control – augmenting both opening and fuel efficiency. The 1.5L 4-cylinder engine has a DOHC cylinder conduct with i-VTEC+VTC valve and timing control and approach fuel injection, a initial use of such a complement in a Honda subcompact. The engine delivers 130 horsepower @ 6,800 rpm and 114 lb.-ft. of torque during 4,600 rpm (both SAE net).

Fuel Economy
The Fit has an EPA fuel-economy rating2 of 29/36/32 (city/highway/combined) for a primer transmission, 33/40/36 for a LX trim with CVT and 32/37/34 for a EX and EX-L trim with CVT. The 6MT optimizes tighten particular ratios to assist opening while charity a far-reaching altogether operation to urge fuel efficiency. The CVT enhances engine responsiveness, providing discerning and well-spoken acceleration while improving fuel potency with a far-reaching ratio operation and low inner friction.

Exterior
Providing an external countenance of a 2017 Fit’s doing and energy is a sporty extraneous design. A on-going and eloquent character is achieved by a slim 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 extraneous styling, a Fit is accessible in 8 colors, including several colourful options.

Interior
Inside, a Fit’s interior room and prominence emanate a clarity of ethereal spaciousness, that is complemented by 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 Fit’s accessible Display Audio touchscreen interface and leather seating (EX-L models) serve boost a reward feel.

For 2017, a Fit again 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. Standard comforts 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 in a Fit.

Safety Performance
The Fit also comforts a prolonged list of customary reserve features. That list includes Vehicle Stability Assist™ (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 Fit also perceived a 5-Star Overall Vehicle Score from a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Standard drive-assistive comforts on all trims embody a multi-angle rearview camera with guidelines; a Honda LaneWatch™ arrangement is customary on EX and above trims.

Pricing and EPA Ratings

Additional media information including high-resolution photography and video of a 2017 Honda Fit is accessible during www.hondanews.com/channels/fit.

Consumer information is accessible at www.automobiles.honda.com/fit. To join a Accord village on Facebook, revisit www.facebook.com/hondafit.  

About Honda
Honda offers a full line of reliable, fuel-efficient and fun-to-drive vehicles with modernized reserve technologies sole by approximately 1,000 eccentric U.S. Honda dealers. The Honda lineup includes a Fit, Civic and Accord newcomer cars, along with a HR-V, CR-V and Pilot sport/utility vehicles, a Ridgeline pickup and a Odyssey minivan.

Honda has been producing automobiles in America for 33 years and now operates 19 vital production comforts in North America. In 2015, some-more than 99 percent of all Honda vehicles sole in a U.S. were done in North America, regulating domestic and globally sourced parts.

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1 MSRP incompatible tax, license, registration, $835 end charge, and options. Dealer prices might vary.

2 Based on 2017 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison functions only. Your mileage will change depending on how we expostulate and say your vehicle, pushing conditions and other factors.

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