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Offline Karen W.

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I think I want to buy one . Have you heard of it? Its a cute car.. I like the one "orange revolution metallic" model! http://automobiles.honda.com/fit/price.aspx?Model=GE8749EW

I went to find a new car... http://automobiles.honda.com/fit/

http://automobiles.honda.com/fit/price.aspx?Model=GE8749EW

I have old beaters and want a new reliable car that will get me where I need to go and is easily accessed in and out and will carry my walker for as long as I will need it to do so....

It seems like a good car gets 28 miles to gallon in the city and 35 miles per gallon on highway.

It has a 117-hp i-vec engine, 4 cylinder

race inspired paddle shifters? I am not sure what benefit those are yet? LOL...It has a 5 speed automatic transmission.


Well what do you all think?




 

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« Reply #1 on: 04/04/2009 12:58:15 »
Anything by Honda is a winner ....My last few cars have all been Hondas and/or Toyotas...the most reliable cars in the world !





*If Honda and/or Toyota want to send me a free car (taxed, insured and with *full petrol every two weeks*) then that would be nice)
 

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« Reply #2 on: 04/04/2009 13:08:27 »
I found a couple of reviews, not all that helpful but might be of some use to you.

http://jalopnik.com/5039101/2009-honda-fit-first-drive

http://www.theautochannel.com/news/2008/12/31/335318.html

I couldn't find a video road test on the Top Gear site unfortunately.

However I have consulted my 12 yr old son, who is the font of all car knowledge, he says the paddle shifters are what they fit on racing cars to make the change in gear quicker, they are on the steering wheel mount so you don't have to take your hand off the wheel to change gear,its literally just a quick flick of the fingers,  although obviously on the automatic version the gear shifting is somewhat different.

I think it looks quick funky!!!  ;D
 

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« Reply #3 on: 04/04/2009 13:23:18 »
Rememebr HONDA..send ME the free car...not that girly above ...She's a girly and that means it won't last long ...I mean we've all seen how they park eh ?


 

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Does anyone drive or have The 09 Honda fit (SPORT)?
« Reply #4 on: 04/04/2009 14:11:53 »
Anything by Honda is a winner ....My last few cars have all been Honda's and/or Toyota's...the most reliable cars in the world !





*If Honda and/or Toyota want to send me a free car (taxed, insured and with *full petrol every two weeks*) then that would be nice)

LOL..Hee hee hee... That would be nice!

 Yes I like Honda's and have always heard good things about them.. I was also looking at the Yaris but it was a bit to tiny with no space behind the back seat!..

I do not know how long I have to use this walker but I need to be able to stash it in the back.. so the Fit sport fits the bill!
 

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« Reply #5 on: 04/04/2009 14:26:37 »
I found a couple of reviews, not all that helpful but might be of some use to you.

http://jalopnik.com/5039101/2009-honda-fit-first-drive

http://www.theautochannel.com/news/2008/12/31/335318.html

I couldn't find a video road test on the Top Gear site unfortunately.

However I have consulted my 12 yr old son, who is the font of all car knowledge, he says the paddle shifters are what they fit on racing cars to make the change in gear quicker, they are on the steering wheel mount so you don't have to take your hand off the wheel to change gear,its literally just a quick flick of the fingers,  although obviously on the automatic version the gear shifting is somewhat different.

I think it looks quick funky!!!  ;D

Nice links Variola..Thank you... I enjoyed the review!
 

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