First Drive: 2009 Honda Fit

The Honda Fit was already the best subcompact on the marketand it just got better for 2009

Editor's Rating:

The Good: Versatile cabin, fuel economy, fun to drive

The Bad: Pricier than most competitors

The Bottom Line: The best subcompact on the market just got better

Up Front

At a recent press event in New York City, I watched a 6 ft., 9 in. fellow auto reviewer wedge himself behind the wheel of the new Honda (HMC) Fit. He looked like a bear in a bathtub to me, but he said he had enough room to drive the thing. His punning response when asked how he felt: "I wouldn't say I'm comfortable, but I fit."

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