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2017 Honda Fit: The Compact Car You Want to Drive

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One of the biggest challenges automakers have when it comes to their bargain models is fitting in something fun for those of us who need to shop at the lowest end of the price range. The Honda Fit has a lot to offer including the Magic Seat that allows you to improve your cargo space or give the rear seat space for passengers and great powertrain to enjoy, but this car gives you much more by being a fun car to drive. While some others are having a hard time getting fun into their cars, Honda has mastered it with the Fit.

While you know the Fit won’t have a huge horsepower number, it does have all the horsepower you need and accesses it quickly to make your ride fun. Add to this the handling that’s precise and quick to give you the ability to have an enjoyable ride on the road in a car that’s built to give you the confidence needed to go faster and quicker than ever. This is a car you’ll love to take around the sharp corners of the road and have a fantastic ride wherever the road may take you.

There is only one engine used on this car and it’s an active and efficient 1.5-liter four-cylinder engine that provides you with 130 horsepower and 114 lb.-ft. of torque. This engine is attached to either a six-speed manual or CVT automatic transmission to give you the efficiency of 29 city/36 hwy mpg for the manual, 33 city/40 hwy mpg for the automatic in the LX model and 32 city/37 hwy for the automatic in the EX or EX-L. This engine uses advanced fuel injection and Variable Timing Control to give more power at high engine speeds to enjoy the best acceleration and fuel economy.

Looking to the features of the Honda Fit, the base model offers you a rearview camera, automatic headlights, LED taillights, a five-inch audio display screen, cruise control, remote keyless entry, power windows and door locks, air conditioning, the Magic Seat, steering wheel audio controls, a tilt/telescoping steering wheel, Bluetooth connectivity, a 150-watt audio system, a USB port, an auxiliary port and several airbags to keep you safe. This list of standard features makes the Fit a great choice when you need a small vehicle that is easy to drive and afford.

Looking to the options on this car you will find 16-inch aluminum-alloy wheels, fog lights, push button starting, paddle shifters, a seven-inch touchscreen, a moonroof, the Honda LaneWatch camera, leather upholstery, heated front seats, a navigation system, an upgraded audio system with six speakers and two USB ports and much more. This little compact car allows you to have the features you would normally pay thousands more for at a fraction of the cost. The Honda Fit is a car that you can have with all the items you want and enjoy the fun of the size and the active drivetrain.

The Honda Fit is an affordable car for you to purchase and enjoy the ride. At a base price of $16,800 the LX model will let you enjoy the six-speed manual if you want to be able to row your own gears. Moving up to the EX you will pay $18,700 and if you want to enjoy the automatic transmission you will have to pay $800 more. Moving up to the EX-L you can only have the automatic and the price starts at $21,100 with an additional $1,000 to add the navigation system to the Fit to allow you to find your way on the roads.

The Honda Fit comes at a price that you can afford for yourself or as a gift. This car is attractive and fun, making it the perfect car for a college student to have so they can come home on some weekends with their many loads of laundry for you to do for them. This is also a great car if you’ve decided it’s time to downsize and have something more efficient in the driveway for most of your around town ventures. Come see your local Honda dealer today and see what the Honda Fit has for you to enjoy the ride.

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