The award-winning Honda Fit earnings for 2013 with a new extraneous tone and a horde of awards and accolades that strengthen a care position in a rival subcompact-car segment. After receiving endless updates for 2012 – including an upgraded interior and additional new customary and accessible facilities – for 2013 a Fit earnings with a introduction of a colourful new Midnight Plum Pearl extraneous paint, replacing a prior Orange Burst Metallic. On sale tomorrow and starting during usually $15,3251, pricing for a Honda Fit is unvaried for 2013.
A mixed award-winner due to a class-leading reserve scores, fuel economy, versatility, residual value and altogether excellence, a Honda Fit has built a constant following over 6 years and dual generations. Now it enters a 2013 indication year with some-more honors, including winning a “$16,000 Subcompact Shootout” foe by Cars.com, USA Today and MotorWeek that evaluated gas mileage, practicality, and user facilities and comfort.
The 2012 Honda Fit also warranted a TOP SAFETY PICK rating from a Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), perceived a 2012 Residual Value Award from ALG, surfaced J.D. Power and Associates’ Initial Quality Study℠ (IQS) for 2011 in a segment, and is a six-time Car and Driver repository “10Best Cars” endowment winner.
The 1.5-liter, i-VTEC® four-cylinder engine produces 117 horsepower during 6,600 rpm and 106 lb-ft. of torque during 4,800 rpm, and is tuned to broach an enchanting mixed of responsiveness and fuel efficiency. 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.
When versed with a accessible involuntary transmission, a Fit has an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) city/highway/combined fuel economy rating of 28/35/31 miles per gallon2. The Fit Sport with a accessible involuntary delivery has an EPA city/highway/combined fuel economy rating of 27/33/30 miles per gallon2. All primer transmission-equipped models have an EPA city/highway/combined fuel economy rating of 27/33/29 miles per gallon2.
A windswept physique design, body-color extraneous mirrors and risque five-spoke circle covers (Fit) or 16-inch amalgamate wheels (Fit Sport) give a Fit an upscale appearance. But it is a Fit’s compress distance and parsimonious branch hole (34.4 feet, curb-to-curb) that assistance it conveniently navigate space-confined civic areas and fit in tiny parking spaces.
A sporty, polished and energetic pushing knowledge is supposing by a front MacPherson strut cessation and an H-shaped torsion lamp back suspension. 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.
Though a Fit has an altogether extraneous length of usually 161.6 inches, a surprisingly ample and versatile interior provides an considerable 90.8 cubic feet of newcomer volume. There’s gentle seating for adult to 5 passengers, and behind a back seats, there’s 20.6 cubic feet of storage space – many some-more than you’d find in a customary sedan.
For extended versatility, a disdainful 60/40 separate back Magic Seat® offers mixed seating and cargo-carrying configurations. With a one-motion dive-down functionality, it can overlay prosaic into a building to yield a limit 57.3 cu-ft. of back load volume. Compared to any other car in a subcompact class, a five-passenger Fit provides a lowest, flattest load building and a many load volume. The Fit’s interior so can simply be converted to tall-object mode or long-object mode formed on a figure of a cargo.
Standard comfort and preference facilities embody atmosphere conditioning, journey control, remote entry, a 160-watt AM/FM/CD audio complement with 4 speakers, a USB audio interface3, an auxiliary audio submit jack, MP3/WMA playback capability, Radio Data System (RDS), energy windows, energy mirrors, energy doorway locks, and a confidence system.
All Fit models are versed with a far-reaching operation of customary reserve apparatus including Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®), a Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) physique structure, anti-lock brakes and more. Dual-stage, multiple-threshold front airbags, front-side airbags with passenger-side Occupant Position Detection System (OPDS), and side-curtain airbags are also customary apparatus for 2013.
The top-of-the-line Fit Sport adds a horde of useful facilities and amenities, including haze lights, “machined surface” 16-inch amalgamate wheels, a body-colored underbody pack and back roofline spoiler, and a chromed empty finisher for a high-energy look. A back stabilizer bar and steering wheel-mounted paddle shifters (on involuntary transmission-equipped models) dilate a opening envelope, while a 160-watt AM/FM/CD audio complement with 6 speakers and bright steering wheel-mounted audio controls get a tunes pumping. Other Fit Sport interior enhancements embody upgraded chair fabric, dim lead dashboard components, chrome accents around a instrument displays, console ambient lighting and building mats.
The Fit Sport is also accessible with a Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System™ with Voice Recognition4, that facilities a 6.5-inch screen, some-more than seven-million points of seductiveness and 16 GB of peep memory. Like other Honda navigation systems, this complement allows simple, discerning operation and has an endless on-board database. When versed with a Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System™ with Voice Recognition, a Fit Sport also includes Bluetooth®5 HandsFreeLink® to assistance make hands-free write calls some-more convenient. The Navigation System also facilities Bluetooth® Audio capability with concordant phones and devices.
Manufacturing and Warranty
The Fit is made during Honda’s plant in Suzuka, Japan. It is lonesome by a 3-year/36,000-mile Limited Vehicle Warranty, a 5-year/60,000-mile Powertrain Limited Warranty, and a 5-year/unlimited-mile Corrosion Limited Warranty.
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1MSRP incompatible tax, license, registration, $790.00 end assign and options. Dealer prices might vary.
2Based on 2012 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.
3The 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.
4Certain 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.
5The Bluetooth® word symbol and logos are owned by a Bluetooth SIG, Inc., and any use of such outlines by Honda Motor Co., Ltd., is underneath license.