Honda Fit Gauges: Nice touch in a subcompact
March 21, 2007
Since when did the gauges in subcompact cars get so pretty? Not only are our long-term Honda Fit's gauges large, legible and illuminated in a lovely bright blue, they're recessed in their own individual binnacles -- not an ergonomic benefit per se, but certainly an aesthetic one.
To me, these gauges go a long way toward making the economy-biased Fit enjoyable to drive. One of the reasons I dislike my stepfather's '92 Civic VX hatchback, for instance, is the fact that its instruments are lit by a single tiny bulb with the luminosity of a xmas light -- makes the car feel dank and spooky at night...
Erin Riches, Senior Content Editor, 7,285 miles