Honda Fit: Not Just for College Students

honda-fit-yellow-profileIf you are looking for an affordable, efficient and reliable vehicle, look no further than the Honda Fit. This five-door subcompact car was introduced in the United States in 2007, and has sold more than five million models worldwide – which goes to show how much people enjoy its dependability and excellent fuel economy.

The subcompact size and affordable price make the Honda Fit a favorite choice among college students, but the car isn’t exclusively for them. Drivers from all age brackets and demographics can certainly appreciate the benefits that come with owning this car, including its spacious seating and cargo area. The lightweight Fit offers excellent visibility and has won several awards including Best Overall Value by Consumer Reports.

Exterior Features

The Honda Fit has a sleek and stylish look, highlighted by a unique front-end with contours and body lines flowing into its headlights and badging. With automatic headlights that activate in the dark and LED brake lights, the Fit is quite functional, and also offers a moon roof visor to get some fresh air and take in the view.

The Fit comes in eight attractive color options, with drivers being able to choose from:

  • Mystic Yellow Pearl
  • Milano Red
  • Aegean Blue Metallic
  • Crystal Black Pearl
  • White Orchid Pearl
  • Lunar Silver Metallic
  • Modern Steel Metallic
  • Passion Berry Pearl

Interior Features

Inside, the Honda Fit features more than 93 cubic feet of passenger space and 52 cubic feet of cargo capacity. Honda’s Magic Seat allows the second row to fold flat into the floor and can also flip the seat bottoms up to make more upright space for tall items. The Honda Fit also features:

  • Motion Adaptive Electric Power Steering
  • Rearview Camera
  • 5-inch Audio Display Screen
  • Cruise Control
  • Remote Keyless Entry
  • Power Windows and Door Locks
  • One-Touch up/down Driver’s Window
  • Steering-Wheel-Mounted Audio Controls
  • Sharp Steering
  • Bluetooth Connectivity

More Reasons to Love the Honda Fit

The Honda Fit features a 1.5 liter 4-cylinder engine producing 130 horsepower paired with a six-speed manual transmission. The Fit has a top speed of 119 miles per hour and can go from 0 to 60 mph in 8.5 seconds. One great thing about the Fit is that it has excellent fuel efficiency, getting up to 41 miles per gallon on the highway. This subcompact also features an advanced fuel injection system and Honda’s i-VTEC and variable timing control, which allows for good fuel efficiency yet provides power when needed.

Whether you are heading off to campus this fall or just appreciate the value and reliability that Honda vehicles are known for, the Fit is an excellent choice. Your local Honda of Seattle dealership has a large inventory of Honda Fit models available for purchase, as well as plenty of other models to choose from. Honda of Seattle also provides financing, service and a parts department that is top notch. Stop in today or visit our website to find the perfect Fit for you!

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