Honda Fit EX, 2015 Reviews
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The thrifty small Fit of Honda has been our favourite inexpensive commuting corpuscle, being a packaging marvel, a 10Best success many times over, as well as a joy to drive for a car. Overall cost: . $18,225
It is been the low-cost, dependable Honda for which the brand is well-known, and at 7.7 seconds to 60 miles per hour, not the slowest thing we have tested recently, either. Undoubtedly that is partially as a result of curb weight of only 2578 pounds (an only 58 heftier than our closing evaluation example of the old version), which can be definitely helping the Fit reach its 33-mpg average fuel economy thus far in the evaluation.
But, the brand new small Fit has large shoes to fill, as well as the first feelings have been of a bigger, simpler automobile that lacks a few of the driving wattage of the old variant. Cottage sound is a repeating theme in the logbook as the Fit goes hither and yon, halting for regular refills of its own thimble-sized fuel tank.
THAT WHICH WE ENJOY: The small Fit still holds a whole lot of swag and will readily function as your home's key workhorse, assuming the coming of small angels has not blessed you into "wanting" a Chevy Tahoe or something. The Fit moves with enough breezy fleetness, especially when the exact shifter is worked with ability, that it has been dinged by few individuals for having a just 130 hp. You must organize your traffic-hole bolts ahead of time, but the Fit replies using a spike that is small and affirming steering and brakes. Directing it into the minute parking spots in L.A.'s Koreatown is made considerably simpler by the Fit's tight percentages, its rearview camera, and even its side view LaneWatch mirror camera, a Honda-exclusive attribute that's both admirers and critics. The critics say the camera, which comes on whenever you activate the correct turn signal to reveal a view down the right or left side of the vehicle, is diverting (the motorist also can disable it or switch it on at any given moment by means of a stalk-mounted button), while admirers just like the additional blind spot visibility and help with close-quarter maneuvering.
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THAT WHICH WE DON'T LIKE: The two of the engine and road assortment, sound, worries most of the motorists of the Fit. At 80 miles per hour (a legal rate in a few states and a likely-will not-be-discontinued rate in most), the engine turns a frenetic 4000 rpm, which gets old on long journeys. If you are the nervous, compulsive kind who just cannot blow off an early dash warning light, then you will be hounded by the Fit into spending much of your lifetime at fuel stations. For fuel -mile trek to the West Coast from Ann Arbor, 13 times ceased about the 2400.
One component of cheapness that drives us mad: The long, slender, passenger-side windshield wiper arm flutters comically at highway speed. Maybe take the weight hit of an ounce or two and Honda needs to marginally raise the gauge of steel with this one part, as it makes the car look like something constructed in Romania.
WHAT WENT WRONG: Up to now, nothing has been done by the Honda but perform faithfully. It was, although seemingly the trim bits on some Fits were not designed to go over the apparatus.
WHERE WE WENT: As a committed city car, the journeys of the Fit have largely been local. At some point shortly, it will head back to destinations and Ann Arbor east as we stack on more miles with the efficient small block of Honda.
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