Honda engineers already had a fine car to work with in the 2017 Fit, but that didn’t stop them from stepping it up a notch for the current model year. With a hearty mid-cycle upgrade, the 2018 Honda Fit is continuing the four-year legacy of steady advancement in Honda’s smallest sub-compact car. The Fit is still “small in size and big in attitude,” which is something owners and those at our South Florida Honda Dealers adore. And yes, you can still fit a kayak inside the versatile hatchback.
2018 Fit Models
The 2018 Fit models this year include the LX (base), Sport, EX, and EX-L. Each trim builds on the one before it, adding more features and upgrades as you go up the line. Honda will also be introducing a factory performance package available this fall; if you’re looking for a customized, sportier look that’s inspired by Honda’s racing heritage, this’ll be the Fit model for you. The factory performance package includes an upgraded sport suspension for spirited driving, titanium shift knob, tailgate, side spoilers and more.
Fuel Efficiency: As Green as it Gets
The Fit’s outstanding fuel efficiency, approaching 40 mpg on the highway, is about as good as you will find on a car that doesn’t need to be plugged in, according to this Green Car Reports. For maximum fuel efficiency, all 2018 Fit models come with Honda’s award-winning CVT (continuously variable transmission). Choose the economical Fit LX, and you’ll get a manual transmission that returns a worthwhile 33/36 mpg—a number that made quite an impression on the reviewers at Motortrend after their first drive.
2018 Fit Sport: Aerodynamic Styling
Honda’s introduced the new Sport trim package for the 2018 Fit, with a prominent “H” badge and redesigned front fascia that’s fit for a king. This new Fit package falls between the base LX and EX models and features chrome exhaust tips, 16” black alloy wheels, and underbody spoilers. Inside, the sporty theme continues with the leather-wrapped shift knob and steering wheel.
Honda Sensing Features in the 2018 Fit
Honda’s continuing commitment to a collision-free future has never looked clearer. Mostly all of Honda Sensing’s intelligent driver-assist features are available in the ’18 Fit, enabling the car to function as the copilot in situations where limited visibility or fatigue may affect the driver. The suite includes:
- Collision Mitigation Braking (CMBS) – This system detects vehicles ahead and assists in braking when a collision is otherwise unavoidable.
- Road Departure Mitigation System (RDM) – A small camera above the windshield monitors road markers and alerts the driver when they’ve deviated off-course. Actions will be automatically taken, if necessary, to prevent the vehicle from leaving the road.
- Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) – Adaptive cruise control allows the Fit to maintain a safe following distance from the vehicle in front of it. Unlike traditional cruise control, ACC doesn’t require the driver to adjust speed if another vehicle cuts in front or slows down to a crawl due to traffic congestion.
- Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS) – This system detects the center of the lane and takes corrective steering action if the vehicle drifts toward another lane without the use of a turn signal.
The latest Fit is ahead of the curve when it comes to advanced tech. You’ll find a new six-speaker, 180-watt audio system inside, as well as a 7-inch touchscreen that’s compatible with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Keep your attention on the road while accessing music, GPS directions, and text messages from your steering wheel controls (or touchscreen itself). The new Display Audio system lets you take the internet on the road with you, too, and it sounds ah-maz-ing.
Find the Right Fit at the Right Price in South Florida
The good folks at Honda have succeeded once again—this time in making a good car even better. Stylish, fuel-efficient, and incredibly versatile, the 2018 Honda Fit is ready for the limelight. Come see what this new subcompact can do for you by visiting any of our Honda dealerships near Pompano Beach. With amazing Honda Fit lease deals available, we can get you into the perfect new Honda, Fit or otherwise.
Find your nearest South Florida Honda Dealers locations online, then stop in to take a test drive. We have Honda dealerships throughout all of South Florida, including Riviera Beach and Delray Beach, so don’t wait to explore our selection today!
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