2007 Honda Fit Press Information

General Introduction
The 2007 Honda Fit is designed to take the subcompact market into new territory with its highly refined and ultra-adaptable functionality, sporty driving demeanor and high levels of standard safety equipment. Built on Honda’s legendary foundation for dependability, quality and reliability, the Fit is a premium entry vehicle that emphasizes style, technology and value.
Already an established and hugely popular vehicle in Japan and Europe (sold as the Honda Jazz), the latest version of the Fit debuting in the U.S. has a 1.5-liter VTEC(TM) engine, six standard airbags, an anti-lock braking system (ABS) and a unique multi-configuration 60/40 split Magic Seat(R) as standard features, while a 5-speed automatic transmission with steering-wheel mounted paddle shifters is available. All of the Fit’s features and equipment are designed to give drivers the ability to maximize driving fun, utility and safety.
2007 Honda Fit Highlights
5-door, subcompact hatchback
1.5-liter VTEC 4-cylinder engine
109 horsepower @ 5800 rpm
105 lb-ft. torque @ 4800 rpm
Standard 5-speed manual transmission and available 5-speed automatic transmission
Drive-by-Wire throttle control
Estimated EPA fuel economy of 33 mpg city / 38 mpg highway (manual transmission)
Standard dual front, front side and side curtain airbags
Standard anti-lock braking system (ABS)
Power windows, mirrors and door locks
AM/FM/CD audio system with four speakers (six speakers on Fit Sport)
Available Fit Sport with steering wheel-mounted paddle shifters and more
With a vast array of standard features, the Fit is a premium entry car – providing a versatile, multi-configurable small car that optimizes power, cargo room, handling and safety. The Fit is powered by a 1.5-liter VTEC gasoline engine generating 109 horsepower and 105 lb-ft. of torque. The engine is mated to a standard 5-speed manual transmission or the segment’s only 5-speed automatic transmission. The estimated 33 mpg city / 38 highway mileage (manual transmission) is among the best fuel economy ratings for conventional gasoline engines in 2006.
The Fit Sport adds steering wheel-mounted paddle shifter controls on models with the automatic transmission, while its underbody kit, rear roofline spoiler, fog lights and 15-inch aluminum-alloy wheels offer a sporty, aerodynamic look. Additional Fit Sport features include a security system with remote entry, premium 200-watt AM/FM/CD audio system and cruise control.