Honda has a sterling reputation for its dependable and solidly built vehicles and it has another winner on their hands with the compact and affordable 2010 Honda Fit. This vehicle has an athletic hatchback design which is functional yet still aesthetically pleasing. This vehicle provides great fuel economy, thoughtful ways to store cargo and most impressive of all, it won’t break the bank! The Fit comes in three trims; the base model Fit, the Fit Sport and the Fit Sport with navigation.
The Fit is equipped with a 1.5 Ltr V4 with 117 horsepower. It’s sufficient to provide for a joyful and athletic ride, especially when you experience the drive in transmission mode plus it offers excellent fuel economy. Gas mileage is at 28 mpg in the city and 35 mpg on the freeway. Torque and power are pumped up a bit thanks to innovative i-VTEC technology.
Don’t be fooled by this vehicle’s diminutive size, even though it’s compact there is an abundance of space inside due to the way that it’s built. The Fit even has a “Magic Seat”, which is a back seat that can be folded down for storage purposes in three modes; utility, tall and long. Most cars have two or three cup holders but the Fit has a total of ten! Yes, that’s ten cup holders. The two front seats are easy to relax in and offer great support for the back while the rear seat offers plenty of leg room. Every Fit comes with a telescoping steering wheel, a four speaker stereo cd player, an air conditioning system and spend-sensitive volume control, which alters the loudness of the stereo depending on exterior noise. The Fit Sport trim level offers a USB jack, a 6-speaker stereo, a steering wheel appointed in deluxe leather, 16″ alloy wheels and a rear spoiler. You can also add in an optional Honda satellite linked navigation system with voice command.
Honda engineers have included the latest safety technologies in order to maximize driver and passenger safety. Anti Lock Brakes work to counteract the wheels from locking up and maintains vehicle control during sudden braking while the Active Head Restraints help to discourage whiplash incidents. The airbag system includes front, front-side and side curtain airbags. Vehicle Stability Assist, a feature which maintains control during understeer and oversteer situations, is available on the Sport trim.
This auto would be compatible with an individual with someone who is looking for a compact automobile that won’t cost a ton. Plus it’s manufactures reliable so you can be sure that it will be dependable and last for a long time. Despite its petite stature, the Fit is quite spacious, offers cool ways to store all your stuff plus it won’t cost you a ton at the pump due to its fuel efficiency. The base price is around $15k, a very fair price for a small with car packed with so many big features.