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#4733 of 4751 My 2011 Honda Fit Sport has 53,000 miles
Oct 22, 2012 (4:53 am)
Any advice on what I need to do to keep up with the maintenence? It runs like a charm. Dont like that it takes 10,000-12,000 before it needs a oil change. I like to do it around 4,000. But the repair guys say its not necessary, I should wait till the monitor gets to 15%-10%. Ive already had the minor service check service done on the car with front brakes a few thousand miles later. Plus 1 rear shock was replaced. Any idea when a tune up or coolant flush should be done? Or lastly.. When should the hoses be replaced? I do alot of freeway driving mostly.
#4734 of 4751 Re: My 2011 Honda Fit Sport has 53,000 miles [dannydademon]
Oct 24, 2012 (6:27 am)
One thing to note about synthetic oils is that the monitor is showing you the amount of protection that the oil has left. If it actually reaches 0, then it's not "time to change it", but it's that the oil is essentially water at that point in terms of protecting the engine.
Most manufacturers are changing the monitors to be half as long so that when it says 0, it's actually at 50%.
GM (this I've personally verified) and most manufacturers now are recommending to change synthetic oil about every 6K miles or 6 months. It costs twice as much, so it's the same cost per year, essentially. Just less waste in our environment and less imported oil.
#4737 of 4751 Re: 2012 Honda Fit [orbit9090]
Mar 22, 2011 (4:07 am)
According to the first link, it will get 30KM/L, or about 70mpg! Why can't we get this exact car here? Maybe it would cut into the Insight's sales too much.
#4738 of 4751 Re: 2012 Honda Fit [bobw3]
Apr 06, 2011 (4:05 am)
No matter...nobody is buying the Insight anyway.
The Insight is too low and cramped to appeal to Fit buyers seeking economy AND convenience\comfort.
#4739 of 4751 2012 Jazz (European Fit)
May 26, 2011 (7:01 am)
The 2012 Honda Jazz (European Honda Fit) model information is now available online for your viewing pleasure.
Follow the link:
2012 Honda Jazz
Oct 12, 2011 (10:54 am)
Is there going to be a 2012 FIT exported to the USA this year?
The FIT assembly line is between Tokyo and the Radiation site. It has been plagued by power outages hampering production. Additionally, other countries have rejected the importation of cars from other plants in that area due to high levels of radiation detected on the cars. (although the FIT was not specifically mentioned.)
Will Japan be able to pull it together to get a 2012 FIT into US showrooms or will this be a lost year? I see no new FITS at all at dealers lots in my area right now.
Will they need to manufacture the FIT elsewhere?
Will this mean the end of the FIT production for the USA for a while?
#4742 of 4751 Re: 2012 FIT in USA? [carattorney]
Nov 07, 2011 (2:49 pm)
It almost seems too easy to Fit out Americans with a gas-saving vehicle like this one. I desperately want a practical hybrid, but as soon as there's hope, up pops another regulation on exporting or something of that nature.. figures.
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