2nd Generation (2009—2014) Fit Problems

Fit owners with a 2009—2014 model year have the most problems with the interior (19%), body (17%), and the hvac (16%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below. The full list is available 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 1.34
2013 17 6 43 5.87
2012 34 7 37 16.42
2011 23 7 43 10.14
2010 47 8 45 11.02
2009 55 7 46 18.98

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