New Honda Fit Fit hybrid goes on sale in Japan

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Third-generation is a bigger and a lot sleeker Honda fuel efficiency is improved Fit have a hybrid model in in December

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redesigned, third-generation Fit — eventually will include a Fit model — has gone on in Japan, but the U.S. will to wait.

The new Fit is about a year for the U.S. — due to arrive as a 2015 model once completes a new plant in Mexico to North America and Brazil. The Fit is built for the U.S. market in

The sleeker new Fit is a key launch for Honda. At a event last week, CEO Takanobu Ito predicted the Fit line of eventually will pass as Honda’s No. 1 global nameplate now fourth) and that sales reach 1.5 million by 2016, to a report in Automotive News.

Ito is on the Fit to lead renewed growth for Honda based on models improved design, technology and efficiency.

The new model is about 2 longer, but the same width and as the current model. And the new FIt is the first of a new exterior and interior design that Honda calls please): EXCITING H DESIGN.


No, we did not add the caps or the three exclamation That’s the name.

In fact, the exclamations, says Honda, for the three factors of the design High Tech, High (excitement) and High Touch good). Honda says the will spread throughout its so expect to see more of that with integrated headlights, Honda calls the Solid Face.

Our favorite fun feature in the new Fit, at for Japan: A swivel passenger for easy in-and-out. We hope it to the U.S. which hasn’t had rotating seats since such as 1959-60 Chrysler and some 1970s Monte

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The new Fit also retains its signature seat that has the usual seat back to extend the area and also has a seat that folds up to create a cargo area between the doors.

The base engine in Japan is a new Atkinson cycle gasoline that Honda says offer fuel economy to previous Honda hybrids. The performance option in Japan and a good bet for the base engine in the — is a new direct-injection 1.5-liter. will be mated to CVT or stick

The new hybrid system — Hybrid Intelligent Dual Drive — can run in EV, hybrid and gas modes and can link or unlink the and the 1.5-liter gas engine. Unusual for a the transmission is not the CVT, but is a seven-speed automatic.

Fit hybrids will go on sale in in December. No word on whether the will get it, but Honda has begun an electric version of the current Fit in

Honda says the Fit — as the Jazz in some countries now is built at 10 plants in eight and sold 123 countries and territories, 4.87 million sold the first generation rolled out in in 2001.

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