1st Generation (2007—2008) Fit Problems

This generations ranks 47th out of 63 Honda generations in reliability. Owners have the most complaints about the engine (15%), steering (13%), and the body (12%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below, see them all on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Power Steering Failure 11 complaints at an average of 67,329 miles in the 2007 Honda Fit.
  2. Clutch Went Out 3 complaints at an average of 71,877 miles in the 2008 Honda Fit.
  3. Clutch Failed 2 complaints at an average of 53,500 miles in the 2007 Honda Fit.

What Fit Year is Most Reliable?

Generations are a good baseline for prediciting reliability, but there will almost always be year-to-year differences. We've calculated a reliability score for each model year within this generation, but we've based that score on how the model year compares to all Honda model years.

Watch out for the 2007 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2008 41 6 29 16.78
2007 63 8 32 22.52

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