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2012 Honda Fit Hatchback - Overview

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$15,325 – $19,690 MSRP

$14,926 – $19,156 Invoice

27 / 33 MPG City/Hwy


2012 Honda Fit Hatchback

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What's New for 2012:
- Bluetooth system provides for streaming audio
- Steering-wheel-mounted audio controls
- Increased acoustic insulation
- Paddle shifters are available with automatic transmission
- Revised exterior styling

Exterior Features
The Honda Fit is a compact 4-door hatchback built to provide the driver with maximum visibility, according to the manufacturer. Honda calls its design "super-forward aero-form." The Fit can carry up to 5 passengers.

Interior Features
The 2012 Honda Fit is offered in two trim levels. The base trim features air conditioning, full power accessories, cruise control, tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, split-folding rear seats, 4-speaker audio system, 15-inch steel wheels, and cloth upholstery. The Fit Sport steps up to a leather-wrapped steering wheel and adds fog lamps, rear spoiler, 6-speaker sound system, sport body kit, 16-inch alloy wheels, and gearshift paddles with the automatic transmission. Maximum cargo volume is 57.3 cubic feet.

Optional Features
A touch-screen navigation system with voice controls and a digital audio card reader is available on the Sport trim.

Under the Hood
All trims of the 2012 Honda Fit employ a 1.5-liter 4-cylinder engine rated at 117 horsepower. A 5-speed manual transmission is standard on both base and Sport trims, with a 5-speed automatic optional. Fit Sport models with an automatic transmission feature steering-wheel-mounted shift paddles. All Fits employ front-wheel drive.

Fuel Economy
EPA fuel-economy figures for the 2012 Honda Fit are:
- Fit with manual transmission: 27/33/29 mpg (city/highway/combined)
- Fit with automatic transmission: 28/35/31 mpg

Standard safety features on the Honda Fit include anti-lock brakes (front disc and rear drum), traction control, front-seat side air bags, side curtain air bags, and active front head restraints.

In tests conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), the Fit received a "Good" rating--the Institute's highest--in frontal-offset and side-impact crash tests, and "Acceptable" in roof strength tests.

Available Trims for the 2012 Honda Fit Hatchback

  Transmission MSRP Engine City/Hwy MPG
Base 5 speed manual $15,325 117-hp / 1.5L 4-cyl 27/33
Sport 5 speed manual $17,060 117-hp / 1.5L 4-cyl 27/33

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    $15,325–$19,690 Base MSRP

    $14,926–$19,156 Invoice

    27/33 MPG City/Hwy

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    Overall Performance and Design 2.0

    Overall Dependability 4.0

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