After we saw a version intended for the Asian market, Honda has finally introduced restyled version for the North American market. Honda starts selling new 2018 Honda Fit in July and it comes with redesigned lights and bumpers, restyled mask and with two new type of colors (Helios Yellow Pearl and Orange Fury). But not only the exterior is updated, you can also expect upgraded interior with a lot of new features such as Honda Sensing System for driver assistance with adaptive tempo-mate. So let’s read more about this new 2018 Fit.
Engine and specs
There is no too much surprise when it comes to the engine option and the power of the car. New 2018 Honda Fit will continue to use a 1,5 litter four cylinder engine which is able to produce 130 hp and 114 lb-ft of torque. Whit this engine and this power new Fit hits 60 mph in 8,9 seconds. The engine is paired with six speed manual gearbox as standard and as optional CVT will also be available.The EPA rates the 2018 Honda Fit at 29 mpg city, 36 highway, 31 combined with a 6-speed manual transmission and with the CVT 33 mpg city, 40 highway, and 36 combined.
2018 Honda Fit changes
Speaking about exterior new Honda Ft will now have sportier and younger character than before thanks to the new updates. If we look in front part of the car we can immediately noticed new chromed horizontally layered two-piece and piano black grille with ‘’H’’ badging which is now evidently larger. The bumpers and headlights are also redesigned giving new model the necessary aggressiveness and sport design. After that, at the rear, the third-generation of Honda Fit features a reduced and vast design, thanks to an upgraded bumper, which is splitter-shaped as well as is available in piano black. New taillights provide the back a sharper appearance also.
The thing which is new for this third generation is a new Sportier trim positioned between LX and EX trims. The things which characterized this trim are front splitter in bright orange, an exclusive black finish on the 16-inch alloy wheels, a three-strake diffuser with a bright orange trim, a chrome exhaust finisher and Sport badging which gives it even more sportier look.Speaking about the colors, expect 6 current types which are already available you can also choose Helios Yellow Pearl and Orange Fury too.
Te biggest news speaking about the interior is that 2018 model is now available with 7-inch touchscreen which gains Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and the volume knob . The 7-inch touch screen will come with all except the LX trim level which will be available with the 5 inch display. Honda also revealed that trims EX as well as above will come standard with the Honda Picking up suite of sophisticated safety and security and also driver-assistive technologies. Offered functions consist of Adaptive Cruise Control, Accident Reduction Braking System and also Lane Keeping Help System. The last includes Lane Separation Warning, Roadway Departure Reduction and also Roadway Departure Warning. Interior is all in black
The brand-new 2018 Honda Fit Sport likewise gets an unique black interior with cross-hatched textile on the seats and door panels, showcasing brilliant orange stitching on the seats, armrest and also the leather-wrapped steering wheel as well as change knob. Climb up the trim levels as well as you can obtain a moonroof, heated natural leather seats, keyless gain access to with push-button start, a navigation system and HD radio.
Release date and price
The 2018 Honda Fit will is released in July and the price for the base model is $16,190. Japanese company claims that this car will be one of the most affordable car in America if take into consideration all those available safety features.
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