Honda Fit manuals

Honda Fit: Driving

Manual Transmission

Automatic Transmission

● Shift to P and depress the brake pedal when starting the engine.



Turn off or start the engine.Park

Turn off or start the engine.

Transmission is locked.

Used when reversing.Reverse

Used when reversing.

Transmission is not locked.Neutral

Transmission is not locked.

Normal driving.Drive

Normal driving.

On models with paddle shifter, D-paddle shift mode can be used.

Models with paddle shifter

Sequential shift mode can be used.S Position

Sequential shift mode can be used.

Models without paddle shifter

Models without paddle shifter

Used when:Drive (D3)

Used when:
•Going up or down hills

Used to increase engine brakingSecond

Used to increase engine braking (the transmission is locked in 2nd gear)

Used to further increase engine brakingFirst

Used to further increase engine braking (the transmission is locked in 1st gear)

VSA® OFF Button

● The vehicle stability assist (VSA®) system helps stabilize the vehicle during cornering, and helps maintain traction while accelerating on loose or slippery road surfaces.

● VSA® comes on automatically every time you start the engine.

● To turn VSA® on or off, press and hold the button until you hear a beep.

Cruise Control*

● Cruise control allows you to maintain a set speed without keeping your foot on the accelerator pedal.

● To use cruise control, press the CRUISE button, then press DECEL/SET once you have achieved the desired speed (above 25 mph or 40 km/h).

Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)

U.S. models only

● TPMS monitors tire pressure.

● TPMS is turned on automatically every time you start the engine.


Fuel recommendation: Unleaded gasoline with a pump octane number 87 or higher required
Fuel tank capacity: 10.6 US gal (40 L)

1 Press on the edge of the fuel fill door to make it pop up slightly.

2 Turn the fuel fill cap slowly to remove the cap.

3 Place the cap in the holder on the fuel fill door.

4 After refueling, screw the cap back on until it clicks at least once.


See also:

Oil Check
We recommend that you check the engine oil level every time you refuel. Park the vehicle on level ground. Wait approximately three minutes after turning the engine off before you check the oi ...

Command Input
If the system does not understand a command or you wait too long to give a command, it responds with “Pardon? No command was heard. Please press the talk button and say a command.” When you giv ...

About Your Audio System
The audio system features FM/AM radio. It can also play audio discs, WMA/M/ AAC tracks, iPods®, USB flash drives, and Bluetooth® devices. The audio system is operable from the buttons and switch ...

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