2nd Generation (2009—2014) Fit Problems

This generations ranks 44th out of 63 Honda generations in reliability and is generally a good bet. Owners have the most complaints about the interior (18%), body (17%), and the hvac (16%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below, see them all on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Spark Plug Blew Out Cylinder Head 4 complaints at an average of 80,649 miles in the 2009 Honda Fit.
  2. Uncomfortable Seats 9 complaints at an average of 3,102 miles in the 2010 Honda Fit.
  3. Clear Coat Wearing Off 14 complaints at an average of 74,218 miles in the 2009 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 2009 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2014 4 0 8 1.33
2013 19 6 43 7.97
2012 36 7 37 16.75
2011 23 7 43 10.09
2010 48 8 45 10.78
2009 55 7 46 18.92

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