Our long-term Honda rides off into the sunset, at 12 mph In an age when V8 pickups are used to commute to financial-sector jobs 4 miles away, the concept of a small hatchback with a small engine and a very manual gearbox can seem downright retro. After all, it is how modern humans used to commute way … read more
Honda is recalling 143,676 Civic and Fit models in the U.S. for transmission failures, according to filings with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
On the 2014-2015 Civic and 2015 Fit, the continuously variable transmission (CVT) may have a weakened drive-pulley shaft (the part connected … read more
The 2016 Civic is an important opportunity for Honda , a chance for the car to redeem itself after the disaster of the ninth generation. The new car is a large and important step forward not only in terms of quality, but also design. The ninth-gen model was a major blow to Honda’s reputation in North … read more
Hyundai is recalling its Elantra and i30 models, sold between November 2009 and April 2010.
A power steering issue could see power to the unit lost, unexpectedly increasing the steering effort required from the driver which could result in a loss of control.
Hyundai is also recalling a total of 2044 … read more
The traditional American family vehicle has changed a lot over the years. Just as minivans replaced station wagons in the 1980s, crossovers made minivans all but obsolete the following decade, but unlike either of these vehicle designs, there doesn’t seem to be any slowing down for the popularity … read more
Honda is voluntarily recalling approximately 17,800 Fit compacts from the 2015 model year for faulty plug top ignition coils.
According to the Japanese automaker, the original plug top ignition coils may degrade over time, which in the worst case scenario, would cause the engine to stall. If the engine … read more
Honda has announced another recall for the 2015 Fit, this time to replace faulty ignition coils.
The plug-top coils are said to be prone to degradation over time, which could eventually cause the engine to stall. Failure while underway could increase the risk of an accident.
The company discovered the … read more
Honda has issued a recall for nearly 18,000 Honda Fit vehicles from the 2015 model year. The automaker says that the cars suffer from a problem that, in a worst-case scenario, could cause them to stall in traffic.
The problem is linked to the Fit‘s plug top ignition coils. Honda says that some of those … read more
Now in its third generation after being on leave for 2014, Honda’s 2015 compact Fit hatchback is back with better fuel economy, a more spacious interior and on the EX model, a 7-inch display that can be likened to an iPad. It offers a unique cargo configuration with rear seatbacks that fold down to … read more
Frugal do-it-all waiting to get up off the bench As versatile as it is affordable, the Honda Fit is everything we wanted in a straightforward jack-of-all-trades economy car. Six months into our yearlong test period, however, we found the Fit to be easy to own … and just as easy to pass by in favor … read more