Unchanged for 2019, the Mexico-built Fit sticks to a proven formula of keeping the size in check, keeping the body lean, keeping the cabin spacious and keeping drivers and passengers ensconced in a vehicle that feels and rides much larger than it actually is. Interior and cargo space is exemplary and rear-seat legroom seems almost Accord-like. Power is provided by a 1.5-liter four-cylinder that’s connected to a six-speed manual transmission, or optional continuously variable unit (CVT). The latter helps the Fit achieve the best possible fuel efficiency, but the stick shift is way more fun to drive. Just because it’s a bottom-rung Honda doesn’t mean the Fit lacks for convenience. Aero-body pieces and blacked-out alloy wheels that collectively exude youthfulness are part of the Sport model. Standard and available content on upper trim levels includes a power moon roof, multi-angle rearview camera and leather-covered seats (heated in front). A voice-controlled navigation system can also be ordered for the top-line EX-L. Honda Sensing, the automaker’s grouping of active safety tech can be ordered on all Fit models.

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