The Honda Fit: A TechnoRide on the Cheap

By Bill Howard  |  Posted 2006-05-29 Print this article Print

Review: The Honda Fit Sport packs performance, style, handling, and a modest dose of technology into a $15,000 package. It's what the Mini Cooper would be if it had a real back seat and trunk.

"Why dont we review more affordable cars?" asked my editor-in-chief. "Because they dont have as much technology as, say, the $100,000 Mercedes S-Class," I rejoined. It was a Mexican standoff, and I blinked. Besides, Jim had a good point.

Click here to read the full review of the Honda Fit.

Bill Howard

Bill Howard is the editor of, the car site for tech fans, and writes a column on car technology for PC Magazine each issue. He is also a contributing editor of PC Magazine.

Bill's articles on PCs, notebooks, and printers have been cited five times in the annual Computer Press Association Awards. He was named as one of the industry's ten most influential journalists from 1997 to 2000 by Marketing Computers and is a frequent commentator on TV news and business shows as well as at industry conventions. He also wrote the PC Magazine Guide to Notebook & Laptop Computers. He was an executive editor and senior editor of PC Magazine from 1985-2001 and wrote PC Magazine's On Technology column through 2005

Previously, Howard spent a decade as a newspaper editor and writer with the Newhouse and Gannett newspapers in Springfield, Massachusetts, and Rochester, New York. He also writes a monthly column for Roundel, a car magazine for BMW enthusiasts.


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