Have you heard that the Honda Fit is simply outstanding? Well, you heard right! This vehicle stacks up so well in so many areas that we almost don’t know where to begin. It’s affordable, versatile, and surprisingly roomy for its size, and comes with power. It gets great gas mileage. Shall we keep going? The Honda Fit has been a hit since it was launched in Canada in 2006, and it has consistently garnered kudos and rave reviews all around. It’s time to get to know the Honda Fit.
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The exciting 2016 model makes driving a fun and exhilarating experience, even when you’re commuting. The Fit’s compact size and nimble handling make it perfect for handling tight, city streets, and you don’t have to sacrifice power with its small size. The entry-level DX features a manual transmission, and automatic transmission is available on the other versions. The 1.5L direct injection, four-cylinder engine puts out 130 hp and 114 lb-ft of torque, competitive power for the subcompact segment. Its fuel efficiency is spectacular, an estimated 8.1 city, 6.4 highway, and 7.3 combined L/100 km. The Fit also has first-rate passenger volume and cargo space, thanks to the location of the fuel tank under the front seats. With 2710 litres of passenger volume and 1492 litres of maximum cargo space, the Fit feels spacious in spite of its size. The Fit has standard HandsFreeLink™-bilingual Bluetooth® wireless integration and available voice-activated bilingual navigation. Don’t forget safety. Honda delivers on its stellar with a variety of standard and optional features including front and side airbags with rollover sensors, Brake Assist, Hill Start Assist and more.
We can’t stop talking about the Fit, and neither can the industry experts! Here are just a few snippets from what they have to say:
- Edmunds.com – “Unmatched small car versatility thanks to unique rear seat design.”
- The Car Connection – “It makes the best use of its small footprint. It’s more appealing, outside and in. It earns the best crash-test scores of any small hatchback, not to mention exceptional fuel economy.”
- Kelley Blue Book’s KBB.com – “Thanks to the sharp steering and nicely balanced suspension, a new Honda Fit handles better than you may think. Compared against rivals like the Nissan Versa Note, Ford Fiesta and Hyundai Accent, the 2016 Fit is a near-ideal blend of value, fun and practicality.
- Autoblog.com – “The Honda Fit is a winner in flexibility, fuel mileage and safety for small five-door hatchbacks.”
The Honda Fit has won so many industry awards, which proves its quality. Car and Driver honored the 2016 Fit with an Editors’ Choice Award for subcompacts. It also won the 2016 Most Popular Award for subcompact cars on Edmunds.com, due to its high amount of web searches on the site. In the safety department, the Fit was given five stars for safety by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and was named a Top Safety Pick by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS).
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