2018 Honda Fit Changes, Redesign and Release Date
The ongoing reports presented by some reliable sources said that Honda the Japanese automaker is ready to give a facelift for the new 2018 Honda Fit. Its arrival will compete with other modern subcompact cars in the global market. It is also known as Jazz for many countries. This small hatchback will continue the original debut that was made back in 2001. As far as we know, Honda has made three generations. The current model has been about three years in the market. It was launched in 2013 and latest reports said that they will refresh it next year. It will enter major mid-cycle refresh so that there will be various changes to expect such as the visual updates.
As we already explained that there will be some significant changes to provide in this car. It will be a facelifted version which will also get visual updates and several novelties. It will be completed with many new details but still unknown right now. 2018 Honda Fit is expected to have visual updates around the front end with the new details that can be borrowed from the new Civic.
Move on the interior design that is also expected to have several important changes. Some novelties should be added. It is still hard to predict but it should get improved dashboards and new controls. It doesn’t matter if the company carries over the current elements but some improvements are a must such as the standard and optional features in 2018 Honda Fit.
About the engine department, it doesn’t have to get bigger changes. It is okay if the company use a new generation of the engine but they don’t have to replace the old engine. The 2018 Honda Fit is expected to go with the 1.5-liter four-cylinder and standard six-speed manual or CVT as the optional transmission to help the car generating about 130 hp and 114 pound-feet of torque. When it is all about the fuel economy, it is capable of reaching about 32 mpg with the manual and 35 mpg with CVT in combined drive. To accelerate from 0 to 60 mph, it takes about 8.8 seconds which is better than the rivals in its class.
2018 Honda Fit Release Date and Price
2018 Honda Fit is possible to hit the market somewhere in the middle of the next year with the price that shouldn’t be increased. It should be offered around $16,000 as the starting price.