Honda Begins Sales of All-New Fit Shuttle and Fit Shuttle Hybrid Compact Cars in Japan
Honda announced that the all-new Fit Shuttle and Fit Shuttle Hybrid compact cars will go on sale in Japan from today. With all the advantages of a compact, easy-to-handle 5-number body size, the Fit Shuttle features a large cargo area, outstanding fuel economy and a refined, comfortable and quiet ride.
Leveraging the advanced packaging technologies that Honda developed for the Fit, the Fit Shuttle and Fit Shuttle Hybrid are a new type of compact car perfect for a wide variety of lifestyles. They defy the conventional wisdom about compact cars to offer a superb combination of spaciousness, utility, fuel economy, refinement and comfort.
The Honda Fit Shuttle features a 1.5-liter i-VTEC engine and offers best-in-class fuel economy of 18.6 km/liter as measured in JC08 mode and 20 km/liter as measured in 10•15 mode. The Honda Fit Shuttle Hybrid features Honda’s original compact, lightweight hybrid system, 1.3-liter i-VTEC engine plus IMA (Integrated Motor Assist), and offers fuel economy of 25.0 km/liter as measured in JC08 mode and 30 km/liter as measured in 10•15 mode.
Offering an exceptional level of value for money, both models are priced affordably. Pricing of the Fit Shuttle starts at ¥1,610,000 ($19,951) and the Fit Shuttle Hybrid starts at ¥1,810,000 ($22,430).