Initial reviews of the Honda Fit EV are very promising. Some lucky journalists were able to test drive the Honda Fit EV in Japan earlier this year. Although the test drives were short, they said the Honda Fit EV drove better than they expected, accelerated great, turned and stopped well, and was just a lot of fun to drive.
While the specs that Honda has released are quite limited, the Honda Fit EV is shaping up to be a well rounded electric vehicle.
Honda Fit EV Range
Primary estimates by Honda pegged the Honda Fit EV at 123 MPG in the city, and 76 MPG on the highway (unadjusted). 76 combined MPG range adjusted.
The official EPA ratings are 118MPGe (which beats out the Mitsubishi i at 112 MPGe) with a range of 82 miles.
Honda Fit EV Battery
The battery pack on the Honda Fit EV is a 20kWh lithium-ion battery.
Honda Fit EV Charging Times
Charging the Honda Fit EV battery can take as little as 3 hours using a 240-volt circuit. Charging can take up to 12 hours using a standard 120 volt household plug.