2012 Honda Fit Gets a Facelift and More Standard Stuff

Honda has announced the changes to the 2012 Honda Fit, which includes updates to the outside and inside plus more standard features.

The 2012 Fit Sport gets include a new front grille and bumper, black headlight bezels and a dark “machined surface” finished alloy wheels. The base Fit doesn’t only gets the addition of body-color mirrors and updated wheel covers. The inside of the 2012 Fit is now quieter thanks to additional sound insulation measures in the floor, front fenders and A-pillars, plus thicker front corner-window glass. New beverage holders, ambient lighting and dark metallic dashboard components round out the changes to the inside.

The Fit Sport now gets steering wheel mounted audio controls and Bluetooth on the navigation equipped model. Two new colors are also available: Blue Raspberry Metallic and Orangeburst Metallic.

All Fit models are powered by the same 117-hp 1.5L engine that can be mated to either a five-speed manual or automatic. The standard Fit equipped with the automatic transmission gets 28/35 mpg, while the manual transmission models get 27/33 mpg.