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2009 Honda Fit - Consumer Reviews

2009 Honda Fit

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The perfect "FIT" for our lifestyle.
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By responderG
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2009 Honda Fit Sport 4dr Hatchback (1.5L 4cyl 5A)


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My wife and I live in a retirement community where we make alot of short trips to the stores, parks and etc. The Honda Fit Sport /w AT that we purchased, fullfills most of our expectations. We`re very satisfied with the running performance of this car.


Best Features

The utility aspect of this car is great. The hatchback provides easy entry w/ push-down back seats for more storage and push-up seats as well for taller objects such as plants and shrubs.


Worst Features

Difficulty to read the speedometer w/ the red dial over the dark background. Hard to judge distance from the drivers seat to the front of the car when parking.


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to expensive
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By Pancho
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2009 Honda Fit 4dr Hatchback (1.5L 4cyl 5M)


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My fit is a EX version after 5 months of driving it i feel that I could get a better car for my money, the fit power is poor (and winth a/c on is worse), the engine noise in the cabin is loud, the plastic is to cheap, I donĀ“t like it after 5 months,since I bought it, the dealer change 1 sun visor, 1 plastic cover on the floor, the center air vents because when you put the a/c on 3 or 4 it clouse, and the boring noises are on all over the car those that are form plastic to plastic.


Best Features

the controls on the steerin wheel, big mirrors, mp3 stero.


Worst Features

better plastics, more power (1.8 could be nice), on/off position on center air vent, in this way you can cool the cans on the side cupholders.


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Fit not for me
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By Justin Slocum
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2009 Honda Fit Sport 4dr Hatchback w/Navigation (1.5L 4cyl 5M)


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I purchased a Honda Fit Sport with the 5 speed manual gear box and overall it's a very solid car but I traded it in for the following reasons.. The steering is way too quick and downright squirrely at highway speeds.. Around town it's not really a problem but on the highway it's annoying. You're constantly keeping the car on track. Secondly, at highway speeds it seems to be very susceptible to crosswinds because of its weight and body design. I would have to white knuckle the thing going on long trips with it. Lastly, it's geared too short. You're constantly shifting and the engine drones at highway speeds. Traded up to a civic ex coupe. I wouldn't advise buying this car at all.


Best Features

Reliable, Good gas mileage and tons of space.


Worst Features

Bigger tires, change the steering dynamics, Do something about the crosswinds susceptibility.


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Mini Minivan
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By Wow!
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2009 Honda Fit 4dr Hatchback (1.5L 4cyl 5A)


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If you are looking for a small car with great gas mileage, lots of interior room, look no further this is it! From the outside the car looks tiny but the room inside is amazing - like a mini minivan.


Best Features

Interior room, versatile rear seats hatchback, fuel economy and It's a Honda.


Worst Features

Make cruise standard on base model.


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Nice overall package!
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By hspatz
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2009 Honda Fit Sport 4dr Hatchback w/Navigation (1.5L 4cyl 5M)


Review

This car feels very roomy for such a small car for both people and cargo. Average is around 37 mph overall. On trips can exceed 400 miles (10 gallons) on a tank. Steering is fast, borders on twitchy over 65 mph. Handling is excellent with rear breaking loose slightly with aggressive driving. Suspension is somewhat too stiff for bad New England roads. Acceleration more than adequate with manual trans. Front sometimes touches at end of driveways--be careful. Engine noisy over 70 mph. 65 mph is sweet spot. A/C a little weak, but doesn't sap much power. Controls work well and are easy to use.


Best Features

Fuel economy. Sporty handling. Interior room. Overall quality. Voice activation on Nav system. Excellent radio reception both AM and FM. Ability to store lots of stuff right in back of driver using magic seat. Fits in tiny parking spaces. No major weaknesses.


Worst Features

Include outside temp. Improve AM radio fidelity. Improve clutch feel. Squelch engine noise over 65 mph. Decouple Nav. system and stability control options. Include center console and floor mats on higher models. Add fuel door release. More POI on Nav system. More coverage for sun shades. Add window tint.


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