The new 2019 Honda Fit is one of those few global models that have a flexible upgrade cycle. This one of a kind model can be considered as a half-breed and qualifies as a mini MPV. The 5-door hatchback is Honda’s one of the most successful brainchild and therefore has an annual cycle or refreshment.
For the 2019 generation, Honda is set to make improvements to performance and fuel economy. Just like the existing model, 2019 Fit is coming with 3 different trim levels viz. LX, EX and EX-L.
2019 Honda Fit – Unique Design and Safety
The exterior body of the Honda Fit is one of the biggest selling factors as the overall design is unique. Honda has gotten rid of the boxy appearance of a typical MPV and has instead laid out a modern approach. The 2019 Honda Fit is likely to offer various exterior color options including Luna Silver, Modern Steel, White Orchid, Crystal Black, Aegean Blue, Milano Red and Mystic Silver.
Designed for housing 5 people, the interior cabin of Honda Fit offers enhanced comfort and ergonomics. It is expected that the steering wheel and center console will be reworked thoroughly in 2019 Honda Fit.
One of the most interesting interior cabin features is the green Eco Assist™ coaching bars which assist the driver inefficient driving. The LED guide bars on the gauge cluster turn green on efficient driving. The new model will retain this function.
Safety and Accessories
When it comes to safety, Honda is most concerned. The 2019 Honda Fit is incorporating several safety technologies for a better driving enjoyment. Such safety feature includes emergency stop signal, side airbags, electronic brakeforce distribution, vehicle stability assist and emergency locking retractor. Similarly, customers also have the option of personalizing the vehicle with an array of additional accessories. Some of this includes:
- Body Trims
- Tailgate Spoiler
- Sports Pedal
- Honda 3D Sound
- Detachable Tow Bar
- Roof Rack
- Under Shelf Storage Box
2019 Honda Fit – Engine Specifications
To keep pricing in check, the company will use the same powertrain in 2019 Honda Fit as the one in the existing model. This engine is a 1.5 liter 4 cylinder gasoline burner that churns out 130 HP at 6,600 RPM and 114 lb-ft of torque at 4,600 RPM.
As there are options of two transmission system i.e. CVT and 6-speed manual, fuel economy varies accordingly. Expect the new Honda Fit to surpass the current mileage figures obtained by CVT system which goes as 29 mpg in the city, 36 mpg on highways and 34 mpg combined. Similarly, the 6-speed automatic transmission gives 31/40/33 mpg on City/Highway/Combined respectively.
2019 Honda Fit – Pricing, Release Date and Competitors
To put out speculations for pricing, the LX trim might start from $17,000, EX from $20,000 and EX-L from $21,300. This prices including the destination charge. If you want to add navigation, you must pay around $1,000.
It is possible that the new Honda Fit might compete with Chevrolet Sonic and hit the dealerships in late 2018 or probably during early onset of 2019.