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Selected Style 5-Door HB Manual
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door HB Manual 28 34 $13,467 $13,950
5-Door HB Automatic 27 34 $14,235 $14,750
5-Door HB Manual Sport 28 34 $14,734 $15,270
5-Door HB Automatic Sport 27 33 $15,502 $16,070
5-Door HB LS
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan LS 27 34 $11,426 $11,965
4-Door Sedan LT w/1LT 27 34 $13,465 $14,100
4-Door Sedan LT w/2LT 27 34 $14,673 $15,365
5-Door HB LS 27 34 $11,426 $11,965
5-Door HB LT w/1LT 27 34 $13,465 $14,100
5-Door HB LT w/2LT 27 34 $14,673 $15,365
Pricing
Invoice Price
$13,467
$11,426
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$13,950
$11,965
Monthly Payment Estimate
$233 / month
$199 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
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TCC Rating
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5.6
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2008 Honda Fit is one of the smallest cars on the road, but it’s fun to drive, huge inside, and a tremendous value. If most of your driving is around town with little interstate travel, the 2009 Chevrolet Aveo and Aveo5 are worth a look, especially if you want a bow tie out front.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 28 mpg 27 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 34 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Small Station Wagon Subcompact
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 38.6 37.6
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 50.6 52.8
Front Leg Room (in) 41.9 41.3
Front Hip Room (in) 51.2 51.6
Second Leg Room (in) 33.7 35.4
Front Head Room (in) 40.6 39.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 90.0 90.9
Second Hip Room (in) 51.0 52.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.8 53.6
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in) 157.4 154.3
Height, Overall (in) 60.0 59.3
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.1 55.5
Wheelbase (in) 96.5 97.6
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.2 66.1
Track Width, Front (in) 57.3 57.1
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) 21.3 15.0
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) 41.9 37.2
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.9 x - TBD - 7.8 x 1.38
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.3 x - TBD - 10.1 x 0.95
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 10.8 12
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.3 33.0
Steering Type Electric pwr rack & pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.41 3
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 12.8 16
Tires
Front Tire Size P175/65SR14 P185/60R14
Spare Tire Size Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA QUK
Spare Tire Order Code NA - TBD -
Rear Tire Size P175/65SR14 P185/60R14
Rear Tire Order Code NA QUK
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2432 2546
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x - TBD - 14 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x - TBD - 14 x 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact Compact
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 5.7 6.7
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 95
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 550
Engine
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas 4-Cylinder
Fuel System MPFI MFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 105 @ 4800 105 @ 3800
Engine Order Code NA LXV
Displacement 1.5L/91.4 1.6L/97.5
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 109 @ 5800 106 @ 6400
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 34 34
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 28 27
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) - 30
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.29 3.94
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.97 0.97
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.46 3.55
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.32 1.28
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.76 0.76
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.23 3.33
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.87 1.95
Trans Order Code NA MM5
Summary
Body Style 5-Door Hatchback 5 Door Hatchback
Vehicle Name Honda Fit Chevrolet Aveo
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.83 0.67
Suspension Type - Rear Torsion beam Torsion beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Macpherson strut McPherson strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA w/coil springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score - 8
 
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