2013 Honda Fit goes on sale with a starting price of $15 325
2013 Honda Fit is going on sale today and will deliver the lucky customers unmatched efficiency and fun-driving. In addition to that Honda has included to the Fit exterior color trim range the new Midnight Plum Pearl paint. The starting price still remains unchanged: $15 325.
Important fact about the Fit is that it has multiple achievements because of its class-leading safety scores, fuel economy, value and overall excellence. Some of the prestigious awards are "$16,000 Subcompact Shootout" competition (by Cars.com, USA Today and MotorWeek ), Tope safety pick (from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety), 2012 Residual Value Award from ALG, "10Best Cars" award winner.
This Honda model is powered by 1.5-liter, i-VTEC® four-cylinder engine. It is able to generate 117 horsepower (86 kW) at 6,600 rpm and 106 lb-ft (144 Nm) of torque at 4,800 rpm. This engine is mated to a five-speed manual transmission as a standard and. Nevertheless, a five-speed automatic one is also available.
The economy numbers for the vehicle, when equipped with the available automatic transmission, are city/highway/combined fuel economy rating of 28/35/31 miles per gallon. The Fit Sport with the available automatic transmission has city/highway/combined fuel economy rating of 27/33/30 miles per gallon. All manual transmission-equipped models have city/highway/combined fuel economy rating of 27/33/29 miles per gallon2.
Furthermore the compact size of the 2013 Honda Fit makes it perfect for the urban environment. In addition it has intriguing design which is emphasized by the body-color exterior mirrors and racy five-spoke wheel covers or 16-inch alloy wheels.
Moreover, the car will deliver a sporty and dynamic driving experience to its driver, because of its front MacPherson strut suspension and an H-shaped torsion beam rear suspension. Fifteen- and 16-inch wheels (Fit and Fit Sport, respectively) include 175/65 R15 84S (Fit) and 185/55 R16 83H (Fit Sport) tires.
Although the overall exterior length is just 161.6 inches, the car is surprisingly roomy inside. This makes it possible for five passengers to have a comfortable ride. The standard comfort and convenience features include air conditioning, cruise control, remote entry, a 160-watt AM/FM/CD audio system with four speakers, a USB audio interface3, an auxiliary audio input jack, MP3/WMA playback capability, Radio Data System (RDS), power windows, power mirrors, power door locks, and a security system.
As it is typical for Honda, all Fit models are equipped with a wide range of standard safety equipment: Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®), the Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) body structure, anti-lock brakes, dual-stage, multiple-threshold front airbags, front-side airbags with passenger-side Occupant Position Detection System (OPDS), and side-curtain airbag.
The top-of-the-line in this model range is the Fit Sport. The vehicle includes host of useful features: fog lights, "machined surface" 16-inch alloy wheels, a body-colored underbody kit and rear roofline spoiler, chromed exhaust finisher, rear stabilizer bar and steering wheel-mounted paddle shifters,160-watt AM/FM/CD audio system with six speakers, illuminated steering wheel-mounted audio controls get the tunes pumping.
Other Fit Sport interior improvements are upgraded seat fabric, dark metallic dashboard components, chrome accents around the instrument displays, console ambient lighting and floor mats.
Furthermore, the model is also available with the Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System™ with Voice Recognition4, which features a 6.5-inch screen, Bluetooth®5 HandsFreeLink®, Bluetooth® Audio capability with compatible phones and devices.