2017 Honda Fit Release Date, News and Rumors

2017 Honda Fit Review

The 2017 Honda Fit is a top contender in the subcompact car segment courtesy of the amazingly accommodative cabin, competitive features, and a strong fuel economy ratings. Others include a unique rear design, excellent exterior visibility, unmatched visibility, spacious seating and cargo area, and small car versatility. The Honda Fit release date should be expected sometime in the first half of 2017.

2017 Honda Fit exterior, side view, alloy wheels

Often a times, car names are seemingly alphanumerically jumbles or random words, but the Honda Fit has once again proven literalism still has its place. After all, if there’s one thing the Fit is well-known for is its spacious interior accommodation that offers an incredible space to stuff your cargo.

2017 Honda Fit exterior, white color

The leg- and headroom offered is comfortable even for six-footers regardless of whether you’re seated on the front or the backseat. The technology roster is invigorated too. Tuck on the excellent fuel economy, and laudable performance, and you’ve got yourself a uniquely talented vehicle with lots of value.

2017 Honda Fit front view, red color, grille

The Honda Fit’s Magic seat is also offered for the 2017 model. It offered great functionality especially when you want to haul extra cargo that can’t fit at the cargo area. There’re lots of new features on the Fit including Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity, nimble handling, steering precision, keyless ignition, full leather upholstery, and keyless ignition.

2017 Honda Fit rear view, taillights and tailpipe

You’ll hardly find any vehicle on the market that perfectly substitutes the Fit, but there are other vehicles in the subcompact hatchback category that do certain things well. Alternatives include the 2017 Ford Fiesta, the Kia Soul, and the Toyota Yaris Turbo.

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2017 Honda Fit exterior, alloy wheels, orange color

The 2017 Toyota Yaris changes are expected to be game-changers in its class. Full specs are unavailable at the moment but Toyota says the Turbo will come with a powerful turbocharger that churns out an incredible 250 horsepower. Additionally, the Toyota Yaris 2017 will feature race-inspired look, a wider exhaust line, more powerful brakes, and lower than the existing model. Rumors have it that the Toyota Yaris release date should be expected sometime in early 2018, if online rumors are anything to go by.

2017 Honda Fit side view, red color

According to 2017 Kia Soul spy photos, the new model redesign has brought about many changes on its exterior. New exterior colors may be offered, as is a new special edition. The 2017 Kia Soul release date should be expected before this fall.

2017 Honda Fit red color, exterior

2017 Honda Fit Review of Trims

Four trim models are offered for the 2017 Honda Fit: LX, EX-L with Navi, EX-L, and EX. A slight change may occur on its release date.

Exterior Changes & 2017 Honda Fit Accessories For The Interior

Some of the standard accessories offered for the Fit LX model include full power accessories, Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity, an auxiliary audio jack, a five-inch central display, a tilt-and-telescopic steering wheel, automatic headlights, fifteen-inch steel wheels, automatic headlights, a four-speaker sound system, a rearview camera, a height-adjustable steering wheel, and a CD player.

2017 Honda Fit gear shift knob, lcd screen and leather seats

Opting for the 2017 Honda Fit EX gets you Siri Eyes Free functionality, a navigation system, smartphone app connectivity, a six-speaker sound system, a seven-inch touchscreen display, keyless ignition and entry, sixteen-inch alloy wheels, Honda’s LaneWatch blind-spot display, and an upgraded rearview camera.

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2017 Honda Fit gear shift knob, dashboard and steering wheel

The 2017 Honda Fit EX-L/w Navi offers a leather-wrapped steering wheel, full leather upholstery, heated front seats, heated body-color side mirrors, a navigation system, and HD and satellite radio.

2017 Honda Fit exterior, yellow color

Honda Fit Colors include Passion Berry Pearl, Aegean Blue Metallic, Alabaster Silver Metallic, Modern Steel Metallic, White Orchid Pearl, Crystal Black Pearl, Mystic Yellow Pearl, and Milano Red.

2017 Honda Fit rear view, taillights

2017 Honda Fit Engine Specs

A 1.5L four-cylinder pairs with a standard six-speed manual transmission system to offer a power output of 130 hp ad 114 lbs. ft. of torque. Both the EX-L and EX-L with Navi are offered with a CVT as a standard system, but the same optional on the LX and EX that are offered with the manual.

8.8 seconds is required to zip from 0-60 mph with the 2017 Honda Fit EX-L with Navi model.

2017 Honda Fit engine

The 2017 Honda Fit mpg stands at 33/41/36 mpg with the entry-level LX, and 32/38/35 mpg with the CVT-equipped models.

Specifications

Wheelbase: 8 ft. 3.6 in. (99.6 in.)
Length: 13 ft. 4 in. (160 in.)
Width: 5 ft. 7 in. (67 in.)
Passenger volume: 95.7 ft³
Cargo volume: 16,6 ft³
Curb weight: 2513 lbs
Top Speed: 118 mph
0-60: 8,0 sec
MPG: 33/41 (city/highway)
Available Exterior Colors: Aegean Blue Metallic, Alabaster Silver Metallic, Crystal Black Pearl, Milano Red, Modern Steel Metallic, Mystic Yellow Pearl, Passion Berry Pearl and White Orchid Pearl
Towing Capacity: N/A lbs

2017 Honda Fit Release Date & Price

Rumors allege the vehicle will most probably be offered for sale sometime in the first half of 2017, at least for the USA market.

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2017 Honda Fit release date

The 2017 Honda Fit price starts from an MSRP of around $15,890.

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2017 Honda Fit blue color, grille and headlights

2017 Honda Fit front view, grille and headlights

2017 Honda Fit silver color, alloy wheels

2017 Honda Fit interior, steering wheel, dashboard and leather seats

2017 Honda Fit interior, leather seats and steering wheel

2017 Honda Fit yellow color, side angle

2017 Honda Fit front angle, headlights

2017 Honda Fit trunk