The 100-percent electric Fit EV features highly useful and user-friendly technologies like a 20-kilowatt-hour (kWh) lithium-ion (Li-Ion) battery and a compact 92-kilowatt (kW) AC synchronous electric motor similar to the unit that powers the Honda FCX Clarity. The 2013 Honda Fit EV boasts a world-leading energy efficiency of 29kWh per 100 miles, and a gasoline miles per gallon equivalent of 118 MPGe (EPA combined city/highway, adjusted). The result is an unadjusted range of 132 city miles per charge, with a 82-mile EPA adjusted range in combined city/highway driving.1 Three selectable modes let the driver choose between NORMAL, ECON and SPORT driving characteristics, altering the driving experience to maximize efficiency or enjoy the thrilling side of electric drive.
The Fit EV is fully equipped with standard features such as automatic climate control, heated seats, power windows and door locks and Honda Satellite Linked Navigation System. When connected to a 120-volt AC power supply with the included portable charging cable, the Fit EV can be fully charged in less than 15 hours 2. With a 240-volt AC Level 2 supply connected to the Fit EV's standard onboard 6.6 kW charger, the charging time is less than three hours2.
Charging can be started or stopped with an included Fit EV interactive remote control. Through the remote, or via a Fit EV smartphone and computer applications, the driver can also remotely view the vehicle's state of charge, initiate charging or activate the air conditioning or heater to pre-condition the vehicle while connected to the grid to maximize battery range on start-up.