2016 Honda Fit will come without some bigger modifications compared to the predecessor. New Fit is lighter, more spacious and car for the comfortable drive.
2016 Honda FIT Redesign
2016 Honda Fit will come without some important changes. The car body of the car includes use of extra light materials, so it is much lighter than previous model. Fit is about 1.6 inches shorter than last model but, on the other side, it has 1.2 inch stretched wheelbase, which provides more spacious and more comfortable cabin, especially on the rear, where legroom is increased for about 4.8 inches. New Fit inside definitely won’t be modified, because this model is already considered as one of the best in class in this segment. The standard features include a good entertainment system, leather upholstery, climate control features, and satellite navigation. Central console also consists of an 8 inch screen. Exterior changes will give the car a fresher, neater and more attractive look. The most visible of the styling changes will be seen at the front end, where it will get a new front mask, made of high quality plastics and chrome details. A recognizable Honda logo will be attached to the center of the grille. The car will also receive slightly restyled headlights with latest LED technology, new front bumper and roof spoiler and could also come with some new colors various.
2016 Honda FIT Engine
2016 Honda Fit, just like previous year model, new will be powered by new 1.5 liter DOHC i-VTEC engine, which will be paired with either 6-speed manual transmission or CVT. It is expected that hybrid version will be available too. It will probably use the same configuration as Japanese model, which is consisted of 1.5-liter DOHC i-VTEC engine paired with 7-speed DCT and an internal high-output motor, IPU (Intelligent Power Unit) with lithium-ion battery, electric servo braking system with variable servo ratio control. This overall standard unit can very well be termed as an adequate and efficient configuration – estimating a rating around 42 MPG in combined drive. The hybrid model will rate around 50 MPG for combined drive.
2016 Honda FIT Release Date and Price
Considering the competitors 2016 Mazda 5 , 2016 Chevrolet Volt and 2016 Ford Focus, the price of 2016 Honda Fit has been kept pretty low. It will start at $ 16 000 with the hybrid model costing a bit more. Expect this car to release in the later months of this year.