Safety features include side-curtain airbags, electronic traction and stability control, and antilock brakes with Electronic Brake Distribution. Side-curtain airbags are standard too, along with stability and traction control. The Civic lineup also offers a broad array of choices, from the fuel-efficient hybrid to a low-emissions, natural-gas model. With no direct injection or turbocharging and only 143 horsepower the 2014 Honda Civic has one of the simplest powertrains of the newest compact sedans. Honda has won the first ever Edmunds. The Honda Fit Sport is equipped with larger wheels and more aggressive tires, as well as a thick rear stabilizer bar, giving it a more playful attitude.
The Fit is no stranger to the pages of Car and Driver. With only 117-horsepower under the hood, the Honda Fit sometimes has to struggle on steep hills or when asked to overtake slower traffic. Taller than most cars its size, the Fit offers upright seating with ample headroom and legroom both front and rear. In resale value, the Honda Fit historically trounces its competitors. The 2013 Honda Fit 5-door has a 1. Its ergonomics is nearly flawless, and most of the controls are a cinch to operate. This fuel-efficient little Honda is a comfortable everyday runabout that shines on twisty roads, aided by firm but not jarring suspension tuning and accurate electric-assist steering.
When not carrying passengers, the rear seats fold flat to create a respectable 57. The new Sport trim adds more aggressive styling, black 16-inch wheels and a chrome exhaust tip. Be sure to check the Kelley Blue Book Fair Purchase Price to see what consumers in your area paid for their Fit. Early Honda Fits looked slab-sided, not unlike a miniature minivan. All 2019 Fits equipped with the Honda Sensing suite of safety technologies Forward Collision Warning, Lane Keep Assist, Road Departure Mitigation and Adaptive Cruise Control now get automatic high-beam headlights. A long wheelbase gives the Fit a smooth ride and a more stable platform — it also increases the amount of legroom available to rear-seat passengers.
Kelley Blue Book is a registered trademark of Kelley Blue Book Co. New for 2018 are a retuned suspension for improved handling, more insulation for a quieter interior and a full suite of active safety technology including Adaptive Cruise Control, Forward Collision Warning and Lane Keep Assist. Be sure to check our Fair Purchase Price at the bottom of this page to see what others in your area are actually paying for the 2014 Honda Civic. Down the road, we expect the 2014 Honda Civic to maintain the strongest 5-year residual values in the segment. Moreover, a new white paint called Platinum Pearl White has replaced White Orchid Pearl.
Such is the case with the 2013 Honda Fit, a subcompact 5-door that is surprisingly roomy, loaded with cool features, and pretty darn cute to boot. Creative packaging is largely responsible, with Honda placing the fuel tank beneath the front seats to free up room elsewhere. The Fit has been named a 2014 Most Popular vehicle on Edmunds. That, in a nutshell, is the 2019 Honda Fit. Extra sound insulation, new last year along with a special acoustic glass, continues to make the Fit cabin noticeably quieter than it was in 2017. To compete, Honda gives the Civic a generous standard-equipment list, adept handling and outstanding fuel economy. But in normal freeway driving, the little Fit seems eager to please and has no problem merging from onramps or keeping up with fast-moving traffic.
Award calculated among non-luxury shoppers. An image of the right lane is projected onto the display screen, revealing an area four times larger than is covered by the side mirror. The gasoline-powered Fit has always been known as an entertaining car to drive. The feeling gets even better when behind the Sport trim's steering wheel, which features paddle shifters on models equipped with the automatic transmission. Having a clear idea about a car's future resale value is an important part of the car-buying process, and Honda is proud to be recognized for how well our vehicles hold their value over time. Vehicle Details While its unusual dash layout might not convey the more upscale ambiance of new and newly relevant nameplates like the Hyundai Elantra, Ford Focus and Chevy Cruze, the 2014 Honda Civic continues to be one of the best compact cars in terms of interior space, storage and outward visibility.
Nevertheless, the 2019 Honda Fit remains the yardstick by which other affordable subcompacts are measured, including the Chevrolet Sonic, Ford Fiesta, Hyundai Accent, Kia Rio 5-Door, Mitsubishi Mirage and Nissan Versa Note. One powerplant is available: a 1. New Features and Revisions All 2019 Fits equipped with the Honda Sensing suite of safety technologies Forward Collision Warning, Lane Keep Assist, Road Departure Mitigation and Adaptive Cruise Control now get automatic high-beam headlights. Agility and responsiveness are far more important, and the 2,600-pound Fit has both in spades, aided by a 6-speed manual gearbox with well-defined shift gates. Soft-touch materials adorn the 5-seat Fit cabin, along with attractive silver-accent trim. We like the Fit's precise steering and its ability to keep its poise during hard cornering. Honda is no stranger to the color green.
Unlike many engines that fall a bit flat at high rpm, the Fit engine, thanks to variable-valve timing and control, makes excellent power at its 6,800-rpm redline. Civic Hybrid variants up the ante with a Forward Collision Warning system. The Civic Si, in sedan and coupe form, delivers 205 horsepower through a 6-speed manual transmission. Sport mode's map is super aggressive, delivering lusty wheelspin from rest and ample pressure on one's backside when accelerating to pass with a sudden stab at the pedal. Without ever removing your hands from the steering wheel, you can control the navigation, locate the nearest gas station, and even find restaurants by genre. Blue-lit gauges are surrounded by a curvaceous instrument panel flanked by equally elaborate door panels and seats.
It has, after all, won multiple 10Best Awards. The Sport trim can also be ordered with Honda's satellite-linked navigation with voice recognition software, but requires the automatic transmission. So how did they like the electrified version?. Honda upgraded its Fit for 2018 with sportier suspension tuning and Active Cruise Control -- plus available Apple CarPlay and Android Auto -- so little has changed with this space-efficient subcompact hatchback. The Fit transmissions come in two different 5-speed flavors: manual and automatic. While prices are higher than those of many of its competitors, the Fit is generously equipped and competitive with the Ford Fiesta, Toyota Yaris and Kia Rio.