Honda Fit

Did We Use the Honda Fit's Paddle Shifters?

By Bill Jackson on February 5, 2016


CARS.COM — When we bought our long-term 2015 Honda Fit, we opted for the EX trim and a continuously variable automatic transmission. As part of that, we gained paddle shifters that allow you to select "gears." (There aren't really conventional… Read More

Did We Use the Honda Fit's Paddle Shifters?

By Bill Jackson on February 5, 2016

CARS.COM — When we bought our long-term 2015 Honda Fit, we opted for the EX trim and a continuously variable automatic transmission. As part of that, we gained paddle shifters that allow you to select "gears." (There aren't really conventional… Read More

2015 Honda Fit Apps Remind Us Why Apple CarPlay, Android Auto Rock

By Joe Bruzek on January 27, 2016

CARS.COM — When it comes to smartphone gadgets in the 2015 Honda Fit, you won't find Apple CarPlay and Android Auto like you will in the 2016 Honda Civic and Honda Accord. Instead, we're stuck with HondaLink NextGeneration in Cars.com's… Read More

Is the Honda Fit's Magic Seat Really Magic?

By Jennifer Geiger on January 20, 2016

CARS.COM — If you're like me, the Honda brand doesn't conjure up images of fairies and unicorns, but there's definitely something magical about the Honda Fit's backseat. Disclaimer: If you go by the traditional definition of magic, then no, there's… Read More

Our Long-Term Honda Fit's Touch-Screen Frustrates Drivers

By Mike Hanley on December 22, 2015

CARS.COM — It wasn't that long ago when dashboard screens were reserved for high-priced luxury cars. Now, however, they're readily available on some of the most affordable cars around: subcompact hatchbacks. That includes the Honda Fit, which comes with a… Read More

Honda Fit Ownership Costs After 8,000 Miles

By Joe Bruzek on November 24, 2015

At 6,800 miles, Cars.com's long-term Honda Fit let us know it was time for the hatchback's first scheduled maintenance when the "A1" maintenance light illuminated in the instrument panel. The owner's manual decoded A as an oil change, and the… Read More

What Mileage Does the New Honda Fit Get After 8,000 Miles?

By Joe Bruzek on November 16, 2015

We put another 4,000 miles on Cars.com's long-term Honda Fit test car since our previous update and have now eclipsed the 8,000-mile mark in the little red hatchback. Its fuel economy has been up and down. We've recorded a new… Read More

Subcompact Hatchback Head-to-Head: Honda Fit and Nissan Versa Note

By Joe Bruzek and Mike Hanley on November 11, 2015

Squint at the Honda Fit and Nissan Versa Note parked side by side and you may find it hard to tell the difference between the two subcompact hatchbacks, especially when both are painted shades of red, like the two we… Read More

Honda's LaneWatch Camera Proves Favorite in Long-Term Fit

By Joe Bruzek on November 10, 2015

The Honda Fit EX is loaded with surprises, like the LaneWatch system, standard in Cars.com's long-term Fit test car. A camera mounted in the passenger side mirror shows a live video of the Fit's blind spot, and any hiding cars,… Read More

Recall Alert: 2015-2016 Honda Fit

By Matt Schmitz on November 9, 2015

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 25,000 model-year 2015-16 Honda Fit LX hatchbacks manufactured between April 11, 2014, and July 2, 2015, and not equipped with a sunroof The Problem: The rear grab-handle brackets were not manufactured properly and could puncture the side… Read More

Can You Tailgate In A Honda Fit?

By Joe Bruzek on October 26, 2015

Scan the parking lot of any sports arena on game day and you're sure to see a flock of pickup trucks and SUVs hosting a big party of tailgaters. In theory, the Honda Fit seems like a good match for… Read More