2010 Honda Fit

2010 Honda Fit as its name suggests is a super-mini car having a very charming look. It is essentially a hatchback that is best for 5-passenger and can be parked easily anywhere you like. The Sports edition has a fabulous acceleration with smooth drive and good brakes but has a manual transmission of 5-speed. When it is geared up to 70 mph the engine hums to get released having an immense pressure. Moreover, the air conditioning is also not impressive in this edition.

Overall, 2010 Honda Fit is a nice affordable car having the price tag of $14,900 for the basic version and $16,410 for a sport version. The wheels are not much sturdy having the wheels of 15-inch in the base and of 16-inch in a sports trim. Milano is a sports 5-door red toned spruce having rear roof and fog lights as a standard. It is a good car for kids who can get seated and fasten the seatbelts by themselves. It has good luggage space at the rear that can adjust almost any thing and the seatbacks at the rear can be packed down as well to accommodate more baggage if you wish to. Moreover, the rear-seat cushions can be raised if you want to adjust something taller; a bike or something else in the car.

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This super-mini fit is fuel efficient awarding a fabulous drive. It has an average 27/33 mpg on highway and can be stretched to 37 mph quite easily. It travels 28/35 mpg with an optional automatic transmission of 5-speed. It includes 1.5 liter capacity with a gas 4-cylinder engine producing 117-horsepower. As per ratings it is considered fair as family-friendly and good enough as far as fun-factor is considered.

It is fairly practical car not much luxurious one and has a starting cost of $15,000. The materials used in the interior are quite cheap made of firm plastic. The controls’ layout on the dashboard is descent and handy with climate control system, but it lacks the dial controls to tune-in the radio. The seat-cover is not much superior as well; however the driver-seat is comfy enough. The front-seats are not much adaptable without middle console but there is an arm-rest incorporated for the driver.

2010 Honda Fit has an ample comfortable room at front seats. It has total 10-drinkholders; 2 at front; 2 at the back of gearshift, 2 at the back of parking brake and 4 in every side-door. It doesn’t have a storage space on the sides of parking brake and in middle of front-seat. At the bottom of rear-seat cushion there is a concealed baggage area but is not much handy to be used most of the times. Overall, the storage pockets and the baggage room is fair enough in this compact-fit.

The safety features incorporated are ranked as best for the collisions from any side and as second-best for the overturn smash of the car by Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. At the rear-seats there are 2 pairs of handles attached to the sides that can be accessed very easily, 2 of them are tied in the mid of the seatbacks and the third one is fixed to the roof top that is not much convenient and blocks the back view of the driver when used.

2010 Honda Fit has floppy buckles that are easy to use with stretched out rear seats to adjust the forward-facing adaptable. But to adjust a baby-seat at the rear the front seat has to be drastically pulled forward; where the knees of the passenger touch the glove-box awkwardly. It has a front-wheel drive, 6-airbags for the front-side and curtain side and antilock brakes as a standard. The traction control coupled with electronic stability system is optional that amount to $1,850.

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