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NAIAS 2014 Preview: US market 2015 Honda Fit to make debut

NAIAS 2014 Preview: US market 2015 Honda Fit to make debut image

Text: Eric Tipan / Photos: Honda Press | posted December 20, 2013 07:44

Promises an advanced, refined and more fun to drive version of the popular subcompact.

Honda is set to unveil the all-new 2015 Fit at the 2014 North American International Auto Show in Detroit on January 13, at 2:40 pm. The Honda Fit, known in the Philippines as the Jazz, will showcase significant advancements designed to further extend its status as the benchmark vehicle in the subcompact-car class.

The 2015 Fit builds on the current model's innovative packaging, flexible cargo capability and fun-to-drive character with spirited new styling, an even more spacious and refined interior packed with leading-edge connected car technologies.

The third generation Fit is set to offer enhanced fuel-efficiency and performance courtesy of its all-new platform and Earth Dreams Technology powertrain. Equipped with the Honda-exclusive next-generation Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) body structure, the new Fit is also anticipated to earn class-leading safety ratings.

The press conference to introduce the 2015 Fit will be broadcast live via webcast at http://hondanews.com/live/2014naias-honda (link will be live Jan. 13).

The Fit remains one of the best-selling Honda vehicles globally, with cumulative worldwide sales of 4.87 million units. The Fit is manufactured at ten locations around the world and sold in 123 countries.