The Honda Fit stands out for a couple of very important reasons: its perky driving experience and its excellent and very versatile seating layout. The Fit remains more fun to drive than many other vehicles in this class, thanks to the engaging powertrain and well-matched transmissions, combined with a suspension that's sporty but not uncomfortable. Thanks to the Honda Fit's so-called Magic Seat arrangement, it allows a more usable cargo space than most other small hatchbacks. In addition, its rear seating comfort is a step better than other models in this class and the rather low beltline affords a good view out for everyone.
As with most subcompact hatchbacks--but even more so here--the Fit is a near-ideal city car, and it parks very easily while it's also lively enough for merges and quick lane changes.