New features of the Fit (base model) includes cruise control, keyless entry, a USB audio interface and CSR. Fit Sport (non-navigation) CSR also gains in 2011, with the mats. Fit Sport with navigation (already included with CSR as standard equipment) receives the mat as standard equipment.
Four new colors are available - Alabaster Silver Metallic, Polished Metal Metallic, Blue Metallic and Celestial Vortex Blue Pearl - and replacing the corresponding colors of the previous model.
Compact within the outside but spacious, the Fit is distinguished by the entry-level vehicles and others with its multi-functional interior and emphasis on quality and refinement. The exclusive distribution 60/40 rear Magic Seat ® offers multiple seating and loading configurations - top object mode, long object mode and utility mode - in addition to the standard five passenger mode.
The exterior design offers excellent outward visibility and contributes to the dynamics of the car, sporting attitude. The 1.5-liter i-VTEC ® 4-cylinder engine is tuned to offer a rewarding combination of power and fuel economy. A gearbox five-speed manual is standard and a five-speed automatic transmission available. Steering wheel-mounted paddle shifters on the Fit Sport models equipped with optional automatic transmission allows manual gear selection.
Compact on the outside with a total length of 161.6 inches, the interior offers impressive occupancy rate of 90.8 cubic feet for his class and a rear cargo volume of 20.6 cubic feet. The rear Magic Seat provides a simple feature motion dive down and can be folded into the floor to create a rear cargo volume of 57.3 cubic feet.
Highlights include the Advanced Compatibility Engineering Safety ™ (ACE ™) body structure, standard VSA, ABS and more. Two-stage multi-threshold front airbags, dual front airbags with passenger sensing system side of the occupant (OPDS) and side airbags curtain airbags are standard on all models.
The engine develops 117 hp at 6600 rpm and 106 lb-ft. of torque at 4800 rpm. The suits equipped with automatic transmission has an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) city / highway / combined rating of fuel economy 28/35/31 miles per gallon. It fits Sport with automatic transmission has an optional EPA city / highway / combined rating of fuel economy miles per gallon1 27/33/30. All manual transmission models is it equipped with an EPA city / highway / combined rating of fuel economy miles per gallon.1 27/33/29
adjustments in the MacPherson front suspension and torsion box beam rear suspension are adjusted to provide a sporty driving experience, elegant and dynamic. Fifteen and 16-inch wheels (Fit and Fit Sport respectively) as 175/65 R15 84S (Fit) and 185/55 R16 83H (Fit Sport) tires. The antilock brake system (ABS) with electronic brake distribution (EBD) uses 10.3-inch ventilated discs front and drums in the rear 7.9 inches.
Fit comes with standard amenities like air conditioning, cruise control, keyless entry, AM / FM / CD with four speakers, USB Audio interface2, auxiliary input, MP3/WMA playback, Radio Data System (RDS) , power windows, power mirrors and door locks. Fit Sport adds or replaces: carpeted floor mats, alloy wheels, an underbody aero kit, rear roof spoiler, fog lights and a security system.
Fit Sport audio system provides six speakers. The Fit Sport is available with a Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System ™ with voice Recognition3 with a 6.5-inch screen and more than seven million points of interest.
Fit awards and recognitions including being named to Car and Driver magazine's "10 Best Cars of 2011" list (www.caranddriver.com), a prestigious honor he received in each of the five years he has been sold in the United States.