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Honda Fit Suspension Problems and Repair Histories

1000 TrueDelta members own a 2000 or newer Honda Fit. 91 of these members (9.1%) have reported suspension and steering repairs for their car. A total of 24 suspension and steering repairs to Honda Fits--an average of 0 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently Honda Fit problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the Honda Fit problem descriptions below.

Don't infer Honda Fit problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of Honda Fit repairs by problem area

24% of the Honda Fit repairs were to the engine, 4% to the transmission, 9% to the brakes, 6% to the suspension, 34% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 14% to the body and trim, and 10% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 428 repairs.

Honda Fit suspension and steering repair cost distribution

Of the Honda Fit suspension and steering repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 41% cost less than $100, 45% between $100 and $499, 9% between $500 and $999, 2% between $1000 and $2499, and 4% more than $2500.

Chart based on 56 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
Non-members can see only ten Honda Fit Suspension and Steering problems and repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.
Repair costs are in local units.

2010 Honda Fit 4dr Hatch

117-horsepower 1.5L I4 5-speed automatic FWD

Honda Fit in Indiana, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2010 2000    
54000 155 Shocks were leaking. 
91000  

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2009 Honda Fit 4dr Hatch

117-horsepower 1.5L I4 5-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Honda Fit in New Jersey, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Oct 2011 72000    
74000 400 Wheel bearings started to make noise. Replaced at independent shop. Wheel bearings fine but no abs now as they broke the sensors. 
111000  

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2009 Honda Fit 4dr Hatch

117-horsepower 1.5L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Honda Fit in Massachusetts, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2008 0    
103000 260 left front wheel bearing replaced, abs sensor had to be replaced as well 
141000  
Honda Fit in Ohio, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2010 23000    
42000 400 Right rear damper leaked all its oil onto the garage floor when parked and had to be replaced. 
70000 780 Steering has developed a sticky notch on center and the power assist is not even. Repair cost $2000; must replace entire EPS steering rack. Waiting for it to get worse. 
75000  

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2008 Honda Fit 4dr Hatch

109-horsepower 1.5L I4 5-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Honda Fit in Minnesota, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2009 9000    
18000 0 Oil leak from right rear shock. Shock not in stock. Ordered for next day delivery. Right Rear shock absorber replaced. Problem has not reoccured. 
 

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2007 Honda Fit 4dr Hatch

109-horsepower 1.5L I4 5-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Honda Fit in North Carolina, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2006 0    
29000 150 Mechanic reported rear wheel alignment could not be corrected without installing shims. There we paid for installation of shims, re-check of alignment. Search on Google suggests alignment problems are common for Honda Fit 2007. 
48000  
Honda Fit in Vermont, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2006 0    
65000 0 Vehicle in for B1 maintenance. While it was in the shop I had them diagnose a knocking on the front driver side. Diagnosed as a loose sway-bar end that needed to be replaced. Part ordered but not installed on this trip. 
67000 88 Replaced loose sway-bar end. 
202000  
Honda Fit in Virginia, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2008 29000    
56000 100 The steering control chip went out and my power steering wouldn't work until I killed the engine & started it. 
 

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2007 Honda Fit 4dr Hatch

109-horsepower 1.5L I4 5-speed automatic FWD

Honda Fit in Minnesota, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2006 6000    
75000 420 A front wheel bearing started making noise; dealer replaced it and the noise is gone. 
 

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2007 Honda Fit 4-door

4-cylinder manual 2WD

Honda Fit in Ontario, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jun 2007 31000    
91140 288 Link in suspension replaced. 
 

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