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2018 Honda Fit gets new look, adds more safety tech
2018 Honda Fit gets new look, adds more safety tech

With its 2018 Fit, Honda has democratized advanced safety tech. The Japanese automaker has made a suite of technology available on even the least-expensive version of its smallest car. This list includes automatic emergency braking, adaptive cruise control, active lane control, and lane departure...Read More»

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Honda adds 772,000 Accord, Civic, CR-V, and other models to Takata airbag recall

This morning we have good news and bad news. The good news is, the massive recall of Takata's fatally flawed airbags is continuing. The bad news is, the recall is as complicated as ever, and it's going to take years to complete. (For quick a recap, click here.) Today, Honda--formerly known as...Read More»

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2017 Chevrolet Sonic vs. 2017 Honda Fit: Compare Cars

The Honda Fit has been one of the highest-rated small cars at The Car Connection--but the Chevy Sonic has done very well, too. Which one should you buy? We rate the Sonic higher than the Fit, mostly because we think it's better-looking and is more interesting to drive. (Read more about how we rate...Read More»

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2017 Honda Fit vs. 2017 Hyundai Accent: Compare Cars

Both the Honda Fit and the Hyundai Accent are economy cars, but each has some distinct appeal for buyers. The question is, which one fits you best? We rate one of them higher by a wide margin, but before we divulge the winner, some basics. Both are sold as hatchbacks, but the Fit doesn't also offer...Read More»

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Honda sees 'fit' to leave things alone with 2017 Fit

Sometimes no news is news indeed—that's the case with the 2017 Honda Fit. After some speculation that the Japanese automaker might juggle a few things around with its smallest car, which will have a new internal rival when the Civic Hatchback hits dealers, Honda is apparently content leaving...Read More»

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Fiat Chrysler, Honda recall nearly 10 million more Takata airbags

Earlier this month, rumors began circulating that up to 40 million airbag inflators installed on U.S. vehicles would be added to the already-massive Takata recall. Shortly thereafter, Honda issued a recall for 20 million additional devices, while Toyota's roster grew by a more modest but still...Read More»

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Honda: Takata Airbag Recall Expands By 2.23 Million, Continental Airbag Recall Grows By 341,000

Honda has issued two recalls affecting airbags on more than 2.5 million vehicles in the U.S. Pay attention, because this may be a little confusing. RECALL #1: Honda CR-V, Honda CR-Z, Honda FCX Clarity, Honda Fit, Honda Fit EV, Honda Insight, Honda Ridgeline, Acura ILX, Acura ILX Hybrid, Acura RDX...Read More»

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2015-2016 Honda Fit Recalled For Airbag Problem (And It's Not Takata's Fault)

Honda has issued a recall for select 2015 and 2016 models of the Honda Fit. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the side-curtain airbags on some of those vehicles may rip upon deployment, increasing the risk of injury to occupants. If you keep up with the auto news, you...Read More»

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2015 Honda Fit Recalled Over Stalling Concerns

Honda has issued a recall for nearly 18,000 Honda Fit vehicles from the 2015 model year. The automaker says that the cars suffer from a problem that, in a worst-case scenario, could cause them to stall in traffic. READ: Honda Pilot Vs. Toyota Highlander: Compare Cars The problem is linked to the...Read More»

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2015 Honda Fit: Best Car To Buy Nominee

Urban commuters, you're looking at one of the best picks in a lean, space-conscious and fuel-efficient small car. If your priorities include maneuverability, versatility, value, and pretty much everything practicality-related, then the 2015 Honda Fit is one that you really must include—one of...Read More»

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Brace Yourselves: 2015 Honda Fit Gets Better Bumper To Fix Crash-Test Scores

Back in January, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety debuted some disheartening data from a new crash test on small cars. The test centered on the IIHS' new small-overlap crash, which evaluates how well vehicles protect occupants during accidents involving objects that strike 25 percent of...Read More»

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Honda, Mazda, Nissan Add Nearly 3 Million Vehicles To Massive Takata Airbag Recall [UPDATED]

UPDATED: See below Earlier this month, we told you about a massive recall of 844,277 Toyota, Lexus, and Pontiac vehicles from model years 2002-2004. Today, Honda, Mazda, and Nissan are recalling nearly three million vehicles for the same problem. All of those recalls stem from faulty airbag systems...Read More»

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2013 Honda Fit Recalled For Axle Cracks

The 2013 Honda Fit is being recalled for a problem with the right-side axle shaft. MUST SEE: How To Kill Your Car According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the 2013 Fit equipped with manual transmission suffers from under-tempered axles. The heat-treating step in the...Read More»

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2015 Honda Fit: First Drive

The Honda Fit has made a fitting name for itself, as the best cheerleader out there for affordable, practical hatchbacks. And with an all-new 2015 Fit reaching dealerships soon, Honda heads into market with a built-in advantage. Back when the Fit showed up, arguably around the peak of the...Read More»

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Minicars Cars Are Mega-Hot, But Only One Passes Tougher IIHS Crash Test

Minicars are big business nowadays. That's often because they earn good gas mileage -- nothing to sneeze at, given today's increasingly higher fuel prices. They're also easy to maneuver and park, which is a nice bonus for urban dwellers. What most minicars don't do well, however, is protect their...Read More»

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Honda Fit Recall Affects Stability Control

Honda is recalling certain 2012 and 2013 Fit Sport small cars to fix a software glitch in the electronic stability control (ESC) system. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) website indicates that the affected vehicles were built from May 23, 2011 through March 22...Read More»

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2015 Honda Fit: Powertrain Preview Drive

Over the next several years—and spearheaded by the 2013 Honda Accord that’s already at dealerships—Honda plans to introduce an entire lineup of new fuel-saving Earth Dreams engines and transmissions in its cars. That includes a range of next-generation direct-injection engines...Read More»

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Ford F-Series, Dodge Dart Fuel Economy, Porsche Cayenne: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, we reviewed a racing school while MIT said cars need to go on a diet to get better fuel economy. The Dodge Dart is projected to get impressive fuel-economy and Murilee Martin reveals another guilty pleasure. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car...Read More»

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Honda Fit Retains #1 Spot On Consumer Reports' Best-Value List

If you're looking for a good value in a new car, turn your attention to the Honda Fit. For the second year in a row, it's driven to the top of Consumer Reports Best New-Car Value list. The results shouldn't be all that surprising. Since the Fit's Japanese debut in 2001, critics and shoppers have...Read More»

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