If you're in the market for a new vehicle, and you want a model with all the latest safety and tech features, optimal performance, and sleek design, then you should consider the 2019 Honda Fit. This year, the Fit offers just as many Honda-quality design features as it does savings with a starting MSRP of just $16,190.*

The Perfect Ride for…

The minimalist who still wants the latest in technology for comfort and safety. In addition to classic touches like leather-appointed interior elements, the 2019 Fit comes available with power everything, including a one-touch power moonroof. Passengers can enjoy endless music options with both Bluetooth® and USB connectivity, all of which can be controlled hands-free using voice commands or the full-color LCD screen in the dashboard. Driving is also easier with the available Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System™ with Voice Recognition.

As for safety tech, the Multi-Angle Rearview Camera provides wide-angle views behind and Honda LaneWatch™ displays live video from a camera mounted on the passenger side mirror to reveal about four times more than the mirror alone. In addition, Honda's ground-breaking Honda Sensing® suite of safety technologies includes radar-powered sensors to see things the driver can't, including smart safety features like Adaptive Cruise Control, Lane Keeping Assist System, Collision Mitigation Braking System™, and Road Departure Mitigation System.

Drive & Handling

The Fit's in-line 4-cylinder 16-valve SOHC i-VTEC® produces 130 horsepower, more than enough to get the lightweight and sporty vehicle where it needs to go. The 2019 Fit is also available with Honda’s Continuously Variable Transmission with Sport Mode (standard on the Sport, EX, and EX-L packages), which can even include Dual-Mode Paddle Shifters for sporty driving. This year’s Fit also offers technology that helps keep your drive as fuel-efficient as it is quick and comfortable, so you'll save dollars at the pump with an EPA-estimated 36 mpg on the highway and 29 mpg in the city.**

Key Features

High-Tech Controls and Comfort

Like a modern smartphone, the 2019 Fit squeezes high-tech capability into a compact package. From the driver’s seat, steering wheel-mounted controls allow you to adjust audio playback, cruise control, or phone calls without taking your hands off the wheel, or you can use voice commands to control your synced smartphone with Bluetooth®. To warm passengers up on extra cold mornings, the Fit EX-L comes standard with heated front seats. Finally, an Electric Parking Brake makes engaging the emergency brake effortless, while Push Button Start means you can leave your key in your pocket or purse and simply start your Fit with the touch of a button.

Big Things Come in Small Packages

The 2019 Honda Fit also uses creative solutions to make the most of its compact space with five separate seating configurations: Regular Mode, Utility Mode, Tall Mode, Long Mode, and Refresh Mode. In Regular Mode, the traditional seating allows up to five passengers to sit comfortably. When extra room for storage is needed, the 60/40 Split 2nd Row Magic Seat® can fold down the seat backs like a traditional 2nd row, to open up the rear cargo area for Utility Mode, creating up to 52 cubic feet of cargo room, or it can fold up the seat bottoms for Tall Mode, creating cargo space nearly four feet tall for vertical storage needs. In Long Mode, the front passenger seat can fold down in addition to the rear seats to further increase capacity to fit longer objects comfortably inside. In Refresh Mode, the front passenger seat folds down, allowing occupants to sit in the back seat and stretch out their legs for a comfortable afternoon nap.

Customized To Personalize

Endless customization is a perk for any Honda owner. Fit owners can add any of Honda’s attractive or functional accessories, including trim kits, fog lights, 16-inch gloss black alloy wheels, and illuminated door sill trim. You'll also be able to add custom accessories to the inside, like fitted all-season floor mats to protect the original carpets from dirt and debris, a cargo organizer or cargo net to secure your rear gear, or soft blue LED interior illumination to add an upscale and aesthetically pleasing glow to the front footwells.

Alternative Options

If you love the Fit's tech features but need more legroom to get you through long trips, check out the Honda Accord, a modern classic with a total redesign for the new year. If you're looking for more room for your passengers, look no further than the Honda Odyssey, with three rows of seating for the entire family, plus everything they might want to bring with them.

For more information about the sporty, yet practical 2019 Honda Fit, contact 3 Birds Linking online or visit us at 505-B West Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27516.

* MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $895.00 destination charge and options. Dealers set own prices.

** 29 city / 36 highway / 31 combined MPG rating for LX, Sport and EX 6MT trims. 33 city / 40 highway / 36 combined MPG rating for LX CVT trim 31 city / 36 highway / 33 combined MPG rating for Sport CVT, EX CVT and EX-L trims. Based on 2019 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.

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