The 2017 Honda Fit will definitely continue to be one of the leaders in segment of subcompact cars. This small hatchback was originally introduced in 2001. During this period, we have seen three generations of it. Current model is in production since 2013. Although it is best in class in many segments like interior room, safety etc. company have some additional improvements in plans. According to some reports, 2017 Honda Fit will come with several changes. Company prepares a so-called mid-cycle refresh. However, this is unconfirmed information at this point, so you should take it with some reserve.
2017 Honda Fit specs
As we already mentioned, there are some rumors on the internet that 2017 Honda Fit could come refreshed. Current generation is in production since 2013 so, this sounds reasonable. What we can expect from this update is still unknown, but we presume that most of the novelties will come in visual aspect. We could see refreshed front fascia with new grille, headlights and similar things. However, main trump of this car is interior.
2017 Honda Fit interior
New Honda Fit will come more spacious and better-equipped that most of the cars in segment. It will feature company’s recognizable “Magic Seat” rear-seat setup. This provide plenty of configurations when it is about space, and also shape. This model is also characterized by plenty of features. Things like keyless entry, cruise control, a rearview camera, and air conditioning are standard already in base model. The 2017 Fit will be also excellent in terms of safety. Safety features that are in offer are stability control, hill start assist, rearview camera, lane watch system and many others.
2017 Honda Fit engine
Things under the hood will probably remain unchanged. The 2017 Honda Fit will be available in just one configuration, for the North American market. This model will use 1.5 liter inline-four I-VTEC petrol engine, which has maximum output of 130 horsepower and 114 pound-feet of torque. This engine comes with 6-speed manual transmission in base variant. Optional transmission in CVT, which optimizes fuel economy. Average fuel economy is 33 mpg in city and 41 mpg in highway drive, which are some of the very best results in class.
2017 Honda Fit release date and price
The 2017 Honda Fit will come somewhere in the second half of next year. It will probably keep the same price as current model, which goes in a range between 15.500 and 21.000 dollars.