The next generation of the Honda Fit subcompact will not be concerning the U.S. till following year as a 2015 model, yet the revamped third-generation Fit takes place sale in Japan today. We’ve currently stated on the expose of the 2015 Honda Fit, but now Honda has launched complete information of the Japanese-spec version together with a host of images showing the Fit in its numerous setups.
Review of 2015 Fit
In Japan, the Honda Fit is offered with 3 powertrains: 1.3-liter and 1.5-liter fuel four-cylinders and a gas-electric hybrid design with Honda’s brand-new Sport Hybrid i-DCD system. We anticipate the U.S. version to be provided with the brand-new Earth Dreams 1.5-liter, which showcases direct shot and i-VTEC. The combo of those two features helps enhance driven by around 10 percent over the outgoing 1.5-liter (i.e. somewhere close to 130 hp) while additionally boosting fuel economy. The 1.5-liter will be coupleded with either a six-speed guide or a CVT.
The Fit Hybrid is likewise reported to be involving our coasts. Honda’s brand-new single-motor hybrid system varies from its Integrated Motor Assist device because it could driven the car on the electric motor alone. On the Japanese test cycle, Honda states the Fit Hybrid accomplishes 85 mpg which is the highest of any type of hybrid automobile in Japan and need to make for skyscraping EPA scores in the U.S.. The hybrid device is joined a seven-speed double clutch transmission.
Overall, the design of the brand-new 2015 Fit inside and out stands for a progression of the present design. A new front grille design is the most significant adjustment on the outdoors, however the overall profile of the Fit remains similar to the outbound design.
2015 Honda Fit release date
Expect the comprehensive plethora of information on the brand-new Fit when it makes its formal launching at the 2014 North American International Auto Show on January 13.