2009 Honda Fit Is Go For New York Auto Show

Yeah, that's pretty much all we got. The new 2009 Honda Fit is expected to debut at the New York Auto Show at the end of next month. Yes, we'll be there to cover it live. We're also expecting Honda to take the front end of the new 2009 Honda Pilot unveiled in Detroit this year and figure out some way to cram all that… » 2/25/08 7:30am 2/25/08 7:30am

Mugen Makes Fit Fitter

The new Fit's just been revealed, but Mugen have already had time to tweak it. Featuring the usual assortment of GRP body addenda, annoying exhausts and big wheels, the official Honda tuning partner has also added useful features like upgraded suspension and brakes and a short throw shifter. The Fit's possibly our… » 10/22/07 12:30pm 10/22/07 12:30pm

The JDM 2009 Honda Fit Embargo Is Anticlimactically Broken

So in case you didn't notice due to our server hiccups on Friday, it looks like the walls of that there embargo on the JDM 2009 Honda Fit fully came a-tumblin' down at the end of last week — well before we're supposed to see it in person at the Tokyo Auto Show near the end of next month. Edmunds has the full scoop on… » 9/24/07 10:30am 9/24/07 10:30am

2009 Honda Fit: Now With More Embargo-Breaking Interior Shots!

Yesterday we showed you a few shots of the new 2009 Honda Fit. Well, the very strange looking man who runs the Hollywood Extra has uploaded a few more interior shots and one new exterior shot of the new 2009 model of Honda's econo-wedge, the Fit (Jazz) — still almost a month before the expected reveal at the Tokyo Auto … » 9/21/07 8:15am 9/21/07 8:15am

2008 Honda Fit Shots Leak Out Onto The Internet

The rapscallion who runs the Hollywood Extra has somehow managed to snag some shots of the 2008 Honda Fit a month before it's supposed to officially be revealed at the Tokyo Auto Show. From these pirated press shots it appears the Fit's going the way of the new Scion xD — adopting a much more door stop look. We'll have … » 9/20/07 5:00pm 9/20/07 5:00pm

Jalopnik Reviews: 2007 Honda Fit Sport, Part 3

Why you should buy this car: Because you want an economical yet sporty car that gets very respectable fuel mileage, has a good measure of practicality, and throws fun to drive into the soup pot of miserly subcompact automotive selections. Because you fancy yourself a apex-carving Pompurin. » 3/30/07 2:00pm 3/30/07 2:00pm

Jalopnik Reviews: 2007 Honda Fit Sport, Part 2

Exterior Design: ***
Fans of Hello Kitty's ber cuteness will likely enjoy the Fit styling a bit more than those who dig GI JOE with lifelike hair. We could also be wrong about that. The design is entertaining if not a textbook case of form following function. Sport version adds trick rear spoiler and other sporty bits… » 3/29/07 1:35pm 3/29/07 1:35pm

Jalopnik Reviews: 2007 Honda Fit Sport, Part 1

Back in the punk rock days of the early eighties Boston, a weekly paper called Boston Rock published a comic called Steven. Like Picasso, Steven had a friend named Brock. Unlike Picasso's pal Braque, Brock lived in a refrigerator box. From the outside his box looked like a box, but inside it was a luxurious flat.… » 3/28/07 2:00pm 3/28/07 2:00pm

Car Show We Don't Watch Names Honda Fit "Best of the Year"

PBS's MotorWeek, which is like Top Gear without humor, high production value or entertaining hosts, has named its "Drivers' Choice Awards" for 2007. Most of the choices aren't that surprising: Lexus LS as the "Best Luxury Sedan" and Ford Shelby GT500 for the "Best Performance Car." The one thing that sticks out is the Honda… » 2/12/07 4:35pm 2/12/07 4:35pm

Sources Say: No Honda CR-V Hybrid; Fit Version a Go

The folks at Edmunds Inside Line appear to have heard from their Deep Throat at Honda, who says the hybrid CR-V that's been the subject of wide speculation is a non starter. The system is more feasible for cars, is the word from above, possibly referring to a steeper price differential due to the complexity of making… » 5/12/06 12:58pm 5/12/06 12:58pm

The Gold Standard in Canadian Automotive TV Journalism: Fit or Yaris,…

Wethinks that some of the editors over at Driver's Seat might've been spending a bit too much time contemplating the bottom of a bottle of Canadian Mist and not enough time paying attention to which red Japanese subcompact the hosts were yammering on about. In this spot about the Honda Fit, a Toyota Yaris is plainly …

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