American Honda Motor Co., Inc., delivered a initial all-electric 2013 Honda Fit EV to a integrate in Southern California, a association announced today. The 2013 Honda Fit EV is a latest in Honda’s different and expanded portfolio of alternative-fuel vehicles, earning a total practiced Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) mile-per-gallon-equivalency rating of 118 MPGe1, and an rare low expenditure rating of usually 29 kilowatt hours (kWh) per 100 miles.
Ventura County, Calif., residents, Matt and Becky Walton, took smoothness of their Honda Fit EV during a Woodland Hills Honda dealership located north of Los Angeles. The integrate was a really initial registrant to pointer adult to franchise a Fit EV during www.FitEV.Honda.com and devise to use their automobile as a daily commuter car. Matt and Becky Walton have a prolonged story of owning Honda vehicles, commencement with a Honda N600 sedan and a Honda Z600 coupe in a 1970s and now a Honda Odyssey that will be used as a delegate car.
“It’s truly an respect to take smoothness of a initial Honda Fit EV and attend in a enrichment of all-electric vehicles in a genuine world,” pronounced Mr. Walton. “The Honda Fit EV is not usually a tolerable and appetite fit travel choice with a top fuel-efficiency rating of any EV, though it has a total reward of being fun-to-drive and can entirely recharge from dull in rebate than 3 hours.”
Addressing a vicious step in advancing electric vehicles in a genuine world, American Honda primarily will plead Honda dealers in name California and Oregon markets as Fit EV dealers to yield an glorious patron knowledge for Fit EV customers’ sales and use needs.
The Fit EV will be accessible for lease-only in pivotal markets starting in California and Oregon, after that accessibility will enhance to East Coast markets in early 2013. The Fit EV’s franchise cost of $389 per month2 over a three-year tenure computes to a Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of $36,625.
Customers meddlesome in leasing or training some-more about a Fit EV are speedy to pointer adult during www.FitEV.Honda.com.
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1132/105/118 city/highway/combined miles per gallon of gasoline-equivalent (MPGe) rating; 82 mile total (city/highway) pushing operation rating (adjusted). Ratings dynamic by U.S. EPA. Your MPGe and operation will change depending on pushing conditions, how we expostulate and say your vehicle, battery age/condition, and other factors. For additional information about EPA ratings, revisit http://www.fueleconomy.gov/feg/label/learn-more-electric-label.shtml.
2Subject to singular accessibility by Oct 2014 in designated marketplace regions on authorized credit by American Honda Finance Corp. Closed finish franchise for 2013 Honda Fit EV for well-qualified lessees assembly specific use and operation requirements. Not all field will qualify. No squeeze choice during franchise end. MSRP $37,415 (includes destination). Excludes tax, title, license, registration, options and insurance. Zero capitalized cost reduction. Total monthly payments $14,004.00. Lessee obliged for non-routine maintenance, extreme wear/tear and adult to $0.20/mi. over 12,000 mi./yr. Lease includes collision coverage, slight maintenance, roadside assistance and navigation complement updates