December 25, 2003 – Honda Motor Co., Ltd. has announced that the 1.3L version of the Fit, a car widely acclaimed for its advanced packaging, excellent fuel economy, innovative styling, and popularity amongst a broad age range of customers, has been certified as achieving emission levels which are 75% lower (★★★★ low emission vehicle), than the 2005 emission regulation standards established by the Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport. This Fit model will be on sale at Honda automobile dealerships nationwide from January 13, 2004.
The Fit 1.5L version has been certified as achieving emission level 50% lower (★★★ low emission vehicle), than the 2005 standards realizing extremely high environmental friendly emission levels for the Fit lineup.
In addition to the Fit, the Honda Inspire and Odyssey*1models are certified as (★★★★ low emission vehicle) and the Life and Stream*2models are certified as (★★★ low emission vehicle). By the end of the first half of 2004, Honda plans to bring its entire automobile lineup in compliance with the 2005 emission regulations realizing an even broader lineup of environmentally friendly vehicles.
- *1S, M, and L types
- *2FF model