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2016 Honda Fit 4dr Hatch

130-horsepower 1.5L I4 CVT FWD

Honda Fit in Pennsylvania, United States
Jun 2016 - Jul 2017
Oct 2016

5800 mi
noise from front drivers strut 
Honda Fit in Washington, United States
Nov 2015 - Sep 2017
May 2017

8700 mi
Plastic trim on rear hatch snapped in two under normal use. Dealer refuses to repair or replace under warranty. 
Honda Fit in Manitoba, Canada
Aug 2016 - Mar 2018
Mar 2018

14570 mi
Engine splash shield detached from undercarriage and was rubbing on road. Mechanic was going to charge more than $100 to fix with little plastic screws but at last minute was informed the repair was free. 
Honda Fit in Nebraska, United States
Jun 2015 - Apr 2017
Jun 2016

5000 mi
Some hose had been crushed during assembly. It caused a check engine light. Bolt on the sway bar was loose, causing a creaking sound. 

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2016 Honda Fit 4dr Hatch

130-horsepower 1.5L I4 7-speed shiftable CVT FWD

Honda Fit in California, United States
Oct 2015 - Nov 2016
Nov 2016

25000 mi
I had to sell this car even though it was only 11 months old. It was so uncomfortable that it was hurting my back and hips and so loud inside i couldn't hear. I hated driving it and took a loss just to get rid of it! 
Honda Fit in Michigan, United States
Nov 2015 - Mar 2018
Mar 2017

32000 mi
The main screen for all of the cars functions is impossible to work with. That is the ONLY thing that needs to be changed. The car is bullet proof and I'd buy another one in a heart beat. It just irritates the be-jesus out of me. Whenever the time change happens, I have to drop into the dealership to have them reset. 
Honda Fit in Pennsylvania, United States
Nov 2015 - Mar 2018
Mar 2016

2000 mi
Odor of oil in the cabin of the car. Engine was cleaned and checked for leaks. No obvious leaks found. 
Jul 2016

5500 mi
Odor of oil in the car is recurring. Shop still unable to find a cause. 
Honda Fit in Washington, United States
Dec 2016 - Mar 2018
Oct 2017

24000 mi

US $120
Turned the rotors 
Mar 2018

30000 mi

US $75
alignment 

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2015 Honda Fit 4dr Hatch

130-horsepower 1.5L I4 CVT FWD

Honda Fit in Ontario, Canada
Mar 2015 - Mar 2015
Mar 2015

3720 mi
There is a clunking noise in the rear suspension when going over speed bumps. The dealer initially inspected and ordered a bumper and mount for left side, although I reported the noise coming from both sides. Parts backordered. Contacted Honda Canada re noise from both rear shocks. Asked them to speak to dealer about known problem to ensure correct repair on both sides. Dealer kept car for 4 days to diagnose and backorder both rear shocks. 
Honda Fit in California, United States
Nov 2014 - Apr 2018
Oct 2017

93000 mi

US $85
Replaced battery after load test 
Dec 2017

98000 mi

US $160
Vsa,tpsm,p/s, engine malfuction lights all on at same time. Said it was maf, replaced still same problem. Trouble lights on intermittently. Car drives normal. Will just have to live with it. Looked online. Dealers cannot solve problem. Common problem it seems. Apparently dealers have replaced everything from valves, head, spark plugs etc., throttle body, battery etc 
Apr 2018

108000 mi
Found solution to previous trouble light problems. ECU plug wasn't fully seated. Pushed on plug and no more malfunction lights. 
Honda Fit in Missouri, United States
Nov 2014 - Nov 2017
Mar 2017

21000 mi
oil change and replace burned out head light 
Honda Fit in Florida, United States
Apr 2016 - Jun 2017
Apr 2016

12000 mi
Rear plastic trim on hatchback door handle cracked. Plastic clips that hold trim popped while opening/closing several times- finally plastic trim cracked while opening hatch. Closest dealer refuses to fix it under warranty-claims abuse. 
Oct 2016

21000 mi
Previous recall of window issue was improperly done leaving grease streaks on both windows. Dealer agreed to repeat the warranty repair for a 2nd time. 
Honda Fit in Pennsylvania, United States
Apr 2015 - Jan 2018
Oct 2017

28000 mi
Horn stopped working. 
Honda Fit in Alabama, United States
Jul 2015 - Dec 2017
Jul 2015

1000 mi
Exterior plastic trim under windshield had uneven discoloration. Underbody trim panel lost fasteners and fell down. AC does not cool down car as effectively as 15 year old car which was traded. A pillar trim did not line up with dash. 
Dec 2015

9000 mi
Tire pressure warning light on when all tires were properly inflated. 
Honda Fit in Texas, United States
Mar 2015 - Oct 2017
Jun 2015

4000 mi
Pass airbag light randomly going on and off. Blue tooth stopped working once a week. Clock loses a minute a week and must be reset constantly. 
Honda Fit in Massachusetts, United States
Jun 2014 - Dec 2016
Aug 2014 Cracked trim piece 
Honda Fit in Michigan, United States
Jan 2015 - Jun 2016
Jan 2016 I have seen an issue with opening the rear doors, where when cold outside it makes a louder than normal noise that sounds like metal on metal clanging. 
Honda Fit in British Columbia, Canada
Dec 2014 - Jun 2017
Jul 2015

12160 mi
The car making a whining noise, so we took it to the dealer. The dealer covered a new CVT transmission under warranty. They also provided the oil change at no charge. 
Mar 2016

26660 mi
There was a bubble in "leather" dash.They also performed the recall of changing door brackets. 

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2015 Honda Fit 4dr Hatch

130-horsepower 1.5L I4 7-speed shiftable CVT FWD

Honda Fit in Louisiana, United States
Mar 2016 - Mar 2018
Dec 2016

15000 mi
Keyless entry quit working. Replaced CPU and Fuse Box. Car wouldn't start. Replaced alternator and battery. 
Honda Fit in Oregon, United States
Sep 2014 - Apr 2016
Jun 2015

5000 mi
tire pressure warning light came on. dealer re-set the light. it has stayed off for the past month since it was reset. 
Aug 2015

6300 mi
Tire pressure light came on. Again. Found a reset button on the lower dash and re-set it. 
Nov 2015

8000 mi
Check tire pressure light came on again and tires do not need air. Have not taken it in yet to have it shut off. This is the second time it's come on for no reason. 
Honda Fit in Georgia, United States
Oct 2014 - Mar 2018
Apr 2015

5800 mi
seal on passenger rear window was not proper and wind noise was excessive. seal replaced 
Dec 2015

18000 mi
Dead battery had to be replaced 
Honda Fit in Illinois, United States
Sep 2016 - Apr 2017
Feb 2017

51000 mi
VCT actuator was rattling on startup in cold weather. Replaced under warranty, there was a TSB. 
Honda Fit in Florida, United States
Nov 2014 - Mar 2018
Mar 2017

18000 mi

US $160
I scraped the bottom of the nosecone on a parking bollard, and I had it sanded and painted. They did a great job, too. 
Honda Fit in California, United States
Jul 2014 - Apr 2018
Aug 2014 Cameras were having problems intermittently. They replaced the audio unit, took about 4 hours. Honda America oversaw getting this taken care of. They were really helpful. 
Honda Fit in New Jersey, United States
Jun 2015 - May 2017
Jun 2015

1000 mi
Rear hatch door was misalligned. Door was not closing properly. 
Oct 2015

5500 mi
Rear defroster did not work. 
Honda Fit in Iowa, United States
Dec 2015 - Oct 2017
Oct 2017

21000 mi
Car would intermittently not start. When Start/Stop button was pushed nothing would happen. It was diagnosed as a bad starter. Replacement starter had to be ordered. Car was in the shop overnight and fixed the next day. No problems since repair. Repair costs were covered under original manufacturer's warranty. 
Honda Fit in California, United States
Mar 2015 - Jun 2015
Mar 2015

1000 mi
Noises-interior rattles hesitation, slow acceleration on freeway 
Jun 2015

1000 mi
loud wind noise, engine loud, rattle, trim not fitting well in 'trunk' area 
Honda Fit in New Jersey, United States
Nov 2014 - Mar 2018
Jan 2015 Dashboard misalignment along drivers A piller which still has not been successfully repaired.Dealer is waiting for Honda to provide a solution.The first visit was for a scratched grill replacement and they tried to adjust the dash at the sa. 
Feb 2015 Dashboard realignment completed afer borrowing a special tool from Honda. 
Jul 2015

1300 mi
AC didn't feel cold enough,checked by dealer who said the discharge temp was 43 degrees,still isn't cold enough. Heated seats barely warm,no difference between high and low setting,drivers seat must be on for passanger seat to work at all. 
Nov 2015

3000 mi
Second time for heated seats not getting warm enough. they removed the seats and checked all of the connections. The seats still aren't nearly as warm as my smart car. 
Apr 2016

4200 mi
Car failed to start on two different occasions. The dealer checked the fuel and ignition systems and couldn't find the problem. Has not failed to start since they had the car. 
Honda Fit in California, United States
Jun 2014 - Mar 2018
Jun 2017

7100 mi
Total transmission failure on road trip with three year old car at that time with less than 7000 miles. 
Honda Fit in Texas, United States
Mar 2015 - Jul 2015
May 2015 Rear seats not well aligned. 
Jul 2015

3000 mi
Blower not blowing very hard. Wind noise and rattle. 
Honda Fit in Alabama, United States
Jul 2014 - Mar 2018
Dec 2014

2000 mi
battery needed replacing 
Dec 2016

13000 mi
The car would not turn over. Called for Honda roadside assistance and they got it started with jumper cables. 
Honda Fit in Tennessee, United States
Jun 2014 - Mar 2018
Apr 2016

15500 mi
Passenger seat belt was frayed and tearing. It was replaced. 
Honda Fit in California, United States
May 2015 - Mar 2018
Feb 2018

6000 mi
Battery failed, replaced under warrenty 
Honda Fit in Colorado, United States
Sep 2014 - Oct 2015
Oct 2015

10000 mi
Loose trim letting door skin peel away from vehicle resulting in squeaks and rattles if the windows are partially down. 

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2015 Honda Fit 4dr Hatch

130-horsepower 1.5L I4 6-speed manual FWD

Honda Fit in Ontario, Canada
Jun 2015 - Apr 2018
Dec 2015

16740 mi
Reported intermittent start-up rattle noise, which sounds like the vtc actuator failures plaguing other Honda models.rnLeft car at dealership overnight so that they could do a cold start in the morning. It didn't make the noise this time. 
Jan 2017

36622 mi
Replaced VTC Actuator which was faulty causing noise on cold start-up. Covered under warranty. 
Apr 2018

61690 mi

C $800
Intermittent starting problem, failure to crank on first twist of the key. Second time always works (so far). Brought it in to be diagnosed but the dealer service dept has not been able to reproduce it yet. They asked me to bring it back next week for further diagnosis. I will update here when it is figured out and repaired. Starter malfunctioning intermittently. Replaced. 
Honda Fit in Maryland, United States
Nov 2014 - May 2015
Nov 2014

1000 mi
Checked alignment and found not in spec. Needed to return for dealer to get direction from Honda. The rear toe was out and not adjustable. Car stumbles and hesitates between 1200-2700 rpm's. Much worse when cold. Dealer said "normal" but with a test drive with honda mechanic he said "it only does it a little" 
Dec 2014

1000 mi
Dealer got reply from Honda to correct the toe issue by adjusting the carriage. Yet dealer said rear is NOT adjustable! Alignment is on very outer limit to be in spec! I requested it be fixed! They said NO! Very disappointed! 
Jan 2015

1000 mi
she had a stumble. dealer refused to acknowledge problem. i bought a new car not to have problems. traded it for a new ford focus. recall came out 6 months later of coil problem. 
Honda Fit in Minnesota, United States
Jan 2015 - Mar 2017
Sep 2015

27000 mi
Grinding nois from engine bay on cold start. Replaced an actuator for VTEC. 
Dec 2015

33000 mi
Rear struts were both leaking, replaced under warranty 
Nov 2016

74600 mi

US $936
Fuel injectors failed, weren't supplying the engine with enough gas 
Honda Fit in Hawaii, United States
Nov 2014 - Mar 2018
Jul 2016

15500 mi
Battery replaced under warranty. 
Jun 2017

25000 mi
Variable Timing Sensor, Timing Chain, Tensioner were replaced due to brief rattling sound only occuring during cold startups. 
Honda Fit in British Columbia, Canada
Oct 2014 - Feb 2018
Mar 2015

3100 mi
Rear wheel wells have felt liners have come loose. Known problem with the 2015 model-Honda Canada wont admit there is a design problem. Honda US seem to realize there is a recall on the way but I have just been told to go back to dealership 
Jan 2016

12900 mi
Rear fender liners (felt) were replaced again after Honda Canada asked dealer to try refitting. No change in part numbers since the issue occurred so how can this change anything. This is the second repair to this piece. 
May 2016

15500 mi
The voltage regulator on the battery harness had to be replaced as the charging voltage was varying from 10v - 14.3v and therefore not charging the battery properly. Leaving the ignition on (no lights) would cause battery to go <10v in 2 mn 
Jun 2016

17360 mi
Due to the voltage regulator not working the battery got fried so they had to give me a brand new NON Honda battery - hopefully this will be better. 
Oct 2016

17360 mi
Passenger door handle came loose and nearly fell off 
Dec 2017

29760 mi
Could not find rattle in rear suspension, suggested I come back later and make another appointment. 
Honda Fit in California, United States
Sep 2014 - Feb 2016
Dec 2014 Rear plastic trim on hatchback cracked. Plastic clips that hold trim on had popped while opening/closing several times- finally plastic trim cracked while opening hatch. Closest dealer refused to fix, claimed abuse. 
Jan 2015 The Honda dealer that the car was bought from replaced the trim on the hatch under warranty last week with no questions asked. Apparently, a few of the new Fits have come in with the same issue. 
Feb 2015

1000 mi
Rear left tail light had water condensation and build up within the lamp Clutch pedal creaks when pressed. Had dealer lubricate the spring, but creaking remains. 
Mar 2015

1000 mi
Water filled in the rear tailight- Dealer had replaced incorrect tailight from prior issue 
May 2015

2000 mi
Creaking clutch pedal. Dealer readjusted clutch spring. Seems to resolved the issue 
Oct 2015

3200 mi
Exterior hatch trim was coming loose again 
Feb 2016

4000 mi
Clutch pedal continued to creak when activated. Lubed and oiled, but no resolution 
Honda Fit in North Carolina, United States
Jan 2015 - Mar 2018
Oct 2016

32700 mi
Car began idling slightly rough. Posted check engine code P0303 for cylinder 3 misfire. Dealer changed fuel injector. 
Apr 2017

41000 mi

US $420
A/C line broken and had to be replaced and system recharged. 
Honda Fit in Texas, United States
Feb 2015 - May 2016
Jan 2015

100 mi
Gap and unevenness on the dash between the dash and a-pillar on the driver's side. I sometimes hear a light rattle from the same area. Dealer ordered a trim piece and will attempt fix when piece arrives. Passenger side wiper sometimes vibrates when car is idle. Dealer adjusted the wipers, but problem was not solved. Will mention again to dealer when they attempt to fix another pending cosmetic issue. 
Apr 2015

2500 mi
Gap and unevenness between the dash and a-pillar on driver's side. The trim piece (ordered Jan 2015) to attempt to fix this finally arrived April 2015 and the dealer installed the piece and resolved the gap and unevenness during this visit. 
Feb 2016

12000 mi
Noticed a clicking/thud noise coming from the front right wheel area. Dealer said that it had to do with the strut mount, and that the entire strut assembly would be replaced under warranty. Car was safe to drive while waiting for the part. 
Honda Fit in South Carolina, United States
Mar 2016 - Feb 2017
Dec 2016

21000 mi
Fuel injectors were bad. Judging from post repair performance I'm concerned they were bad from day one. 
Honda Fit in Washington, United States
Apr 2016 - Jul 2017
May 2016

55000 mi

US $65
Had CHECK CHARGE SYSTEM message appear on dash with multiple lights. Alternator failure at 50k. 
Jul 2017

82000 mi

US $500
Vtc actuator replacement 
Honda Fit in Delaware, United States
May 2015 - Oct 2017
Dec 2015

3000 mi
Bad bearing in transmission causing creaking/knocking noise when shifting from 1st gear. Noise returned a month later. 
Apr 2016

5300 mi
Knocking/creaking noise when shifting from 1st gear to 2nd gear...replaced transmission mount Squeaking in clutch pedal...replaced master clutch cylinder. 
Sep 2016

9000 mi
Cable behind AC climate control knob became detached Engine has cold start up noise. Only present on first start up in AM. Dealer can not duplicate issue Clutch makes knocking noise when disengaged in first gear. Dealer unable to duplicate until I pointed issue out. Admitted they now hear noise but insist that it is normal. 
Apr 2017

15000 mi
Creaking and knocking noise in 1st gear to 2nd gear when accelerating with warm engine. Engine mounts replaced last year for same problem. Dealer thinks that is the manual transmission ratcheting. Dealer says normal, no fix. 
Honda Fit in North Carolina, United States
Apr 2015 - Dec 2016
Aug 2015

3000 mi
Vehicle has a stutter at low RPM does not affect drivability but has caused me to change my driving style. This problem has been reported by others with no solution yet. It occurs with manual transmission under 2k rpm in humid weather. 
Honda Fit in Texas, United States
Mar 2015 - Mar 2018
Apr 2016

9500 mi
Front of car popping when accelerating, driving up hills, or turning. Dealer replaced front sub frame and problem became much worse. Car is still in the shop. Front subframe repair was unsuccessful so car returned to shop. 
May 2016

10400 mi
Front left creaking under acceleration. Subframe and sway bar end links replaced. Problem persists. 
Honda Fit in Ohio, United States
Aug 2015 - Mar 2018
May 2017

8000 mi
Battery would not charge. Battery sensor broken and battery had bad cell. Popping and creaking noise when accelerating or decelerating at low speeds. Transmission mount was squeaking against stopper. Replaced mount. 
Sep 2017

10000 mi
Black garnish at back edge of hood was badly faded and needed to be replaced. 

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