Honda Fit

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Specs:

Range – up to 130 kms
Acceleration – 0 to 100kph approx 8.5 secs
(sport mode)
Top Speed – 144 kph
Rear Cargo Space
Seats – 4 adults

Pure Electric
Charge Time – 3 hours
6.6 kW Onboard 32-Amp Charger
(Provides 17% Charge in 30 Minutes)
Powertrain – 92kW electric motor
Drivetrain – front wheel drive

Price: Around AUD $40,000

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In Brief

This is a bit of a strange one.  Not that this car is strange but just that Honda will only build 1100 per year and only sell in certain states in the US.  This really is a bit of a shame as the car has a lot going for it and every review we’ve read has been very positive.  Who knows what the corporate thinking is behind this policy.  It’s reported that the Fit EV is being used to test the market.  With 300% growth in EVs in 2013 and more than 14 new models being made available in 2014 we are flabberghasted (what a word) at the corporate mentality and rationale.  C’mon Honda.