3rd Generation (2015—2019) Fit Problems

This generations ranks 42nd out of 63 Honda generations in reliability and is generally a good bet. Owners have the most complaints about the interior (30%), electrical (22%), and the hvac (6%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below, see them all on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Extremely Uncomfortable Seats 34 complaints at an average of 2,142 miles in the 2015 Honda Fit.
  2. Transmission Failed 3 complaints at an average of 55,698 miles in the 2015 Honda Fit.
  3. Air Smells Like Mildew 4 complaints at an average of 7,920 miles in the 2015 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 2015 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2019 0 0 3 0.0
2018 3 0 8 1.42
2017 0 0 13 0.0
2016 29 1 53 13.43
2015 117 4 87 38.24

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