Vehicle stability control standard equipment on 2011 Honda Fit

(November 29, 2010) TORRANCE, Calif. — Honda has endowed the 2011 Fit with more features without significantly raising the price.

Honda today said that all models of the sub-compact Fit all will get Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) as standard equipment, along with more comfort and convenience features.

New features on the Fit's base model include cruise control, remote entry, a USB audio interface and the new stability assist feature. The Fit Sport (non-navigation) also gains stability assist for 2011, along with carpeted floor mats.

The Fit Sport with Navigation (previously equipped with stability assist as standard equipment) receives carpeted floor mats as standard equipment.

Four new colors become available — Alabaster Silver Metallic, Polished Metal Metallic, Celestial Blue Metallic and Vortex Blue Pearl - and replace similar colors from the previous model year.

The base price of the Fit with automatic transmission will increase $200 from $15,700 to $15,900. The top trim Sport with Navigation goes up $130 from $19,110 to $19,240.