Honda Fit manuals

Honda Fit: Driving

Manual Transmission

Automatic Transmission

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

Shifting


Park


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.

Refueling

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.

Maintenance


See also:

Steering Rack Guide Removal/Installation
NOTE: During removal/installation, do not allow dust, dirt, or other foreign materials to enter the steering gearbox. Remove the steering gearbox. Loosen the locknut (A), then ...

Synchro Ring and Gear Inspection (M/T)
Inspect the synchro rings for scoring, cracks, and damage (A). Inspect the inside of each synchro ring (B) for wear. Inspect the teeth (C) on each synchro ring for wear (round ...

Security System Alarm
The security system alarm activates when the doors, tailgate, or hood are opened without the key, or remote transmitter. ■ When the security system alarm activates The horn sounds intermitt ...

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