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Honda Fit Transmission Problems

1086 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2000 or newer Honda Fit. 16 of these members (1.5%) have reported transmission repairs for their car. A total of 25 transmission repairs to Honda Fits--an average of 0 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page to see vehicles with no repairs or vehicles with more than three repairs. To see how frequently Honda Fit problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Percentage of Honda Fit repairs by problem area

Chart based on 517 repairs.

Honda Fit transmission repair cost distribution

Chart based on 50 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 repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.

2012 Honda Fit 4dr Hatch

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

2000 mi   Transmission fluid leaking. 
2000   Transmission fluid leak from June persisted. The dealer diagnosed a hairline crack in the transmission case. The entire transmission was replaced. 

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2009 Honda Fit 4dr Hatch

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

13000 mi   Engine emits lots of valvetrain noise around 1700rpm. Dealer reports this is normal and no repairs performed. Owner does not agree with dealer assessment; will monitor and perhaps bring car to another dealership. 

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2009 Honda Fit 4dr Hatch

117-horsepower 1.5L I4 5-speed manual FWD

2000 mi   At engagement point when let out clutch, hear slight wearing noise. Press clutch in and quiet. Svc Mgr called Honda engineering-paid to have dlrship remove and disass trans, replacing multiple parts... Have had car back for 3 wks - ok now. 

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2008 Honda Fit 4dr Hatch

109-horsepower 1.5L I4 5-speed manual FWD

33000 mi   Transmission still whines and dealer stated that "they all do that". 

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2007 Honda Fit 4dr Hatch

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

79000 mi US $200 REVERSE WENT OUT... IT was chalked up to mechanical failure & having a new one ordered from Honda... will hopefully be installed Friday or Saturday.  

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2007 Honda Fit 4dr Hatch

109-horsepower 1.5L I4 5-speed manual FWD

8680 mi C $210 Clutch shudder when cold. 
10540   Clutch shudder - I'm not happy with the repair. 
14880   difficult to get into reverse or pops out of reverse once power applied 
20460   Infrequently pops out of reverse. Same problem from may visit.Same answer. could not replicate. We were told the gears are not synchonrized so this will happen. No repair done, however transmission fluid replaced at no charge. 
300   Clutch went out within a week of purchase - covered under warranty 
5000   Car would not go into reverse. 

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2007 Honda Fit 4-door

4-cylinder manual 2WD

37200 mi C $985 "hot spots on flywheel"-damaged clutch, flywheel and clutch replaced 

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