30 Oct '13, 12pm

Exclusive: Honda loves 86-mpg Fit Hybrid in Japan, 'may reevaluate' for US

Exclusive: Honda loves 86-mpg Fit Hybrid in Japan, 'may reevaluate' for US

chief engineer Art St. Cyr talk about the excellent fuel economy that the Japan-only Fit Hybrid gets. "You may have seen the numbers," St. Cyr told a group of journalists, "the new one-motor hybrid system gives the Fit Hybrid the highest fuel efficiency among hybrid models in Japan." With a fuel economy rating of 36.4 kilometers per liter (86 miles per gallon) using the Japanese test cycle, Honda is (justifiably) proud that the little gas-electric hatchback with a 7-speed DCT and a high-output motor paired with a new Atkinson engine outperforms the popular Toyota hybrid line-up back home. Here in the US, though, the most efficient Honda Fit gets just 31 mpg combined (28 in the city and 35 on the highway). Those are the EPA numbers for the 1.5-liter, 4-cylinder with the automatic five-speed transmission. Wouldn't it be nice to get a greener Fit over here? If Honda can make ...

Full article: http://green.autoblog.com/2013/10/30/honda-loves-86-mpg-f...

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