2009 Honda Fit: Maybe Not Looks, but Plenty of Personality
July 21, 2009
While slogging through the 5-to-20 mph traffic on the 10 trapped-way last evening, my mind got numb but my clutch leg didn't. In the annoying world of L.A.'s perpetual traffic you appreciate things like the Fit's light-effort clutch and gear shifter. When my exit came up (thankfully clear of traffic), I grabbed second, hit it, grabbed third and let the Fit fly as we sliced through the ramp's turn, the Honda's eager engine and planted chassis adding a much-needed six seconds of joy to my drive home.
It may not be much of a looker, but the Fit's a heck of a charmer.
John DiPietro, Automotive Editor @ 9,267 miles