Honda Fit 2011 modelPosted: February 27th, 2011 | Author: | Filed under: 2011 New Car Models, Honda | Leave a comment »
The subcompact Honda Fit (Jazz in Japan market ) competes with the Chevrolet Aveo, Hyundai Elantra, Scion XD and Toyota Yaris. Starting at 15.100$ the new 2011 Honda Fit comes only as a five-doors hatchback and is Honda’s lowest-priced car for the US market, and is also the smallest model in the Honda lineup.
Honda says that the 2011 Honda Fit is more comfortable and comes with more convenience features. It also offers for all models the Vehicle Stability Assist as standard. Honda Fit 2011 is available in two trim levels wich include Base trim and Sport trim.
All Honda Fit 2011 models also feature the 60/40 split rear Magic Seat that offers multiple seating and cargo-carrying configurations – tall object mode, long object mode and utility mode – in addition to the standard five-passenger mode. The Electronic Stability control is standard for 2011 on all Honda Fit models. The base Fit also adds cruise control, remote entry and USB interface, and the Sport gets carpeted floor mats as standard.
Honda Fit 2011 Sport trim is added with rear spoilers, 16 inch alloy wheels, sport body kit, shift paddels for automatic transmission, navigation screen with touch-screen interface, voice control, upgraded audio system with six speakers, map light and digital audio card reader.
The new 2011 Honda Fit is large on the inside for such a small car. The features include also: rear backrests can be left upright and the bottom cushion raised to provide a large, vertical space for tall items; air conditioning; telescoping steering wheel; standard USB input for audio devices; optional lather-wrapped steering wheel.
Four new colors are available for 2011 Honda Fit: Alabaster Silver Metallic, Polished Metal Metallic, Celestial Blue Metallic and Vortex Blue Pearl, that replace similar colors from the previous model.
The Honda Fit 2011 comes with one engine, a 1.5-liter four cylinder, 16-valve, i-VTEC rated at 117 horsepower and 106 pound-feet of torque. Honda says:
The 1.5-liter, 16-valve i-VTEC® Engine gives the Fit a generous amount of horsepower in relation to its size and impressive fuel economy. One hundred six pound-feet of torque at a low 4800 rpm means drivers can enjoy quick acceleration and low noise levels, creating a comfortable driving experience.
The EPA ( Environmental Protection Agency ) rated the 2011 Honda Fit with 27 MPG city, 33 miles per gallon highway and 29 mpg combined for manual transmission. 2011 Honda Fit mileage with automatic transmission is 28 city/35 highway/31 combined.
Transmission choice for the Honda Fit 2011 base and basic Sports models are a five-speed manual or a five-speed automatic. The 2011 Fit Sport with Navigation comes only with the automatic transmission.
The Honda Fit 2011 offers an especially strong structure, designed to engage the crumple zones of taller vehicles optimally in a collision. Standard safety features include: antilock brakes, front-seat side-impact air bags, curtain airbags that cover the side windows, electronic stability system.