The Fit is Honda’s least expensive model. But, despite that fact, and its size, the subcompact hatchback offers a lot of equipment and excellent driving dynamics. 2021 Honda Fit provides a roomy cabin and a lot of equipment across four available trim levels.
So, if you want an affordable vehicle with a good storage department, useful interior, and lots of outstanding features, you should check out the upcoming 2021 Honda Fit.
On top of that, the tiny hatchback offers outstanding driving experience, that no other class rival can match. The estimated starting price of the new model will be in $17,200 – $21,800 range.
2021 Honda Fit Configurations, Engine Specs
The forthcoming 2021 Honda Fit will be available in four trims: LX, Sport, EX, and EX-L. The same feature across every trim level is a 1.5-liter four-cylinder unit, with a front-wheel-drive system. The LX and the Sport versions come with a 6-speed manual transmission, while the continuously variable automatic gearbox will be optional.
The CVT will be standard for the higher levels. With the manual transmission, the available 1.5-liter engine produces 130 hp and 114 lb-ft of torque. On the other hand, with the CVT the output is slightly reduced to 128 hp and 113 pound-feet of torque. The base model of the 2021 Fit, LX brings 15-inch steel wheels, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, automatic headlights, and a height-adjustable driver’s seat.
Moreover, you’ll get a 5-inch central display screen, and a 4-speaker audio system. Also, the same as the 2020MY, the entry-level includes Honda’s Magic Seats. The so-called MAgic Seats feature a fully reclining front passenger seat and a 60/40 folding rear seat. Therefore, the Fit can accommodate more cargo than any other hatchback. Furthermore, the Sport trim adds unique styling, refined highlights, and 16-inch alloy wheels.
The rest of the standard equipment includes a leather-wrapped steering wheel. and a 7-inch touchscreen interface with Android Auto/Apple CarPlay integration. Also, Sport features a 6-speaker sound system, and with CVT, wheel-mounted shift paddles. Next, we have the EX trim. This version adds a sunroof, keyless entry and ignition, and sun visors. The Honda Sensing suite is standard on the EX model.
This suite if active safety includes adaptive cruise control, lane departure warning and intervention, forward collision warning with automatic emergency braking, and a blind-spot camera. The range-topping EX-L delivers heated side mirrors, leather upholstery, and heated front seats.
Release Date and Price
2021 Honda Fit will be available in the fall of 2020. As we mentioned in the introduction, the starting price will range from $17,200 to $21,800. However, the additional equipment and packages might push the price close to $25K. Even in that case, the 2021 Fit will be the most affordable model in the class.
The destination charge is included in the price for every trim level. Moreover, certain rumors claim that the upcoming hatchback will get a hybrid powertrain as well. The Japanese company developing an innovative two-motor hybrid system, dubbed ‘Honda-e’ that could be included in the new subcompact hatchback as well.