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First Delivery! 2015 Red EX!

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Old 06-09-2014, 04:34 PM
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Originally Posted by TCroly View Post
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Honda has indicated that the possible reason for the Fit's delay has been one of paint quality issues. With this in mind, could you comment critically on the paint quality of your car?
I just looked at the car again over lunch in good light. I'm no expert on car paint, so can only share what I observe.

I don't see any flaws across the exterior surfaces, looking directly on and at an acute angle to the light. Also didn't see any issues with doors, moonroof, or hood opened. Paint is bright, high shine, and appears uniform in color. Without more information to go on, I would not suspect a paint issue. Front edge looks fine, but still have less than 1,000 miles on the car.

Sorry, (and I guess very good for me) I don't see any issues with the paint. But now I will be looking at it more closely from now on, so thanks.

Who knows, one report by a dealer may mean nothing, with all of the FUD that has been stated by dealers so far.

Or the car was fixed at the factory. Or there never was a paint problem. Or red cars were not affected. Or only one batch built over St. Patrick's Day was affected. Or I will see a paint issue at 36,0001 miles or 36 months + 1 day. Or 1,000 other factors.
 
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Old 06-09-2014, 04:52 PM
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Thanks again Brian--great information. Here's the link to the owner's manual:

2015 Honda Fit Owner's Manual 21 MB download
 
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I will be putting 30% tint all around as soon as I get mine. Never had a problem with my 2009 Pilot or 2013 Accord being that dark and it looks awesome!
 
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Old 06-10-2014, 12:49 PM
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How is the quality of the EX interior and the seats? Any chance to get pics of them?
 
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Old 06-10-2014, 02:53 PM
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Originally Posted by ak_honda View Post
How is the quality of the EX interior and the seats? Any chance to get pics of them?
That is really subjective. Interior seems higher quality, more finished than prior model. With dofferent storage areas. Please look through this thread I have provided many pictures. With Fits showing up at dealers this week you can judge for yourself if the quality meets your needs.

Also make sure to sit in the driver seat and work the seat and steering wheel adjustments to see if the Fit is a "fit" for you.
 
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Old 06-10-2014, 04:22 PM
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Originally Posted by Brianflys View Post
That is really subjective. Interior seems higher quality, more finished than prior model. With dofferent storage areas. Please look through this thread I have provided many pictures. With Fits showing up at dealers this week you can judge for yourself if the quality meets your needs.

Also make sure to sit in the driver seat and work the seat and steering wheel adjustments to see if the Fit is a "fit" for you.
I know you had a lot of pictures, and thank you for that.

I guess I could rephrase it to "do the seats feel or look cheap". I love the seats my '97 Accord has, nice cloth and still holding up pretty darn well so I don't consider them to be low quality at all. Some of the newer vehicles though the fabric used seems to be stiffer and not as comfy as older ones were. That's more of what I am looking at your opinion of.

I'm hoping that this week or next we start to see some up here in Alaska at the dealership so I can look in person. Until then you all are my eyes!
 
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Is this fit made in Mexico like the rumors said?

What's the first letter of the vin?
 
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Old 06-10-2014, 10:47 PM
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Originally Posted by jdmasfuuck View Post
Is this fit made in Mexico like the rumors said?

What's the first letter of the vin?
To my knowledge, ALL of the US Fits are made in Mexico.
 
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Old 06-11-2014, 07:03 AM
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Originally Posted by jdmasfuuck View Post
Is this fit made in Mexico like the rumors said?

What's the first letter of the vin?
Yes it is.
 
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Old 06-11-2014, 10:11 AM
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Originally Posted by jdmasfuuck View Post
Is this fit made in Mexico like the rumors said?

What's the first letter of the vin?
Yes, they are all built in Mexico. It's noted on the new car sticker.

First characters in the VIN are: 3HGGK
 
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