What’s Included in Your 2010 Honda Fit Warranty?
The 2010 Honda Fit came with a factory warranty. That warranty was subdivided into a number of terms with different lengths. The New Vehicle Limited Warranty offered bumper-to-bumper coverage for three years or 36,000 miles. These warranties have expired.
Deciphering car warranties can be challenging, but we’ve made things easy for 2010 Honda Fit owners. Our handy guide to your car’s warranty breaks down its terms in simple language, making it clear whether you had a powertrain, basic, or dealer warranty.
While these warranties have expired, we’ll let you know whether extras like seat belts and accessories are still covered. We list all durations in time or mileage, whichever comes first. If you’ve still got questions, check the FAQs at the bottom of this page for the answers.
The 2010 Honda Fit came with a factory warranty that covered manufacturing defects for different components of the compact car for varying lengths of time. Each term length has a time and mileage and expired upon whichever came first.
|2010 Honda Fit Warranty Coverage:|
|Basic Warranty:||3 years or 36,000 miles|
|Powertrain Warranty:||5 years or 60,000 miles|
|Corrosion Perforation Warranty:||5 years and unlimited miles|
|Air Conditioning Warranty:||3 years or 36,000 miles|
|Battery Warranty:||3 years and unlimited miles|
3 years or 36,000 miles
3 years or 50,000 miles in some states
8 years or 80,000 miles on some parts
|Total Unique Recalls||5|
2010 Honda Fit Basic Warranty
The 2010 Honda Fit’s three-year, 36,000-mile Basic Warranty began on the original delivery or lease date. This warranty covered free repairs or replacements of defective components. It didn’t cover parts that needed replacing due to wear or tear, neglect, or collisions. This warranty has expired.
2010 Honda Fit Powertrain Warranty
The 2010 Honda Fit had a five-year, 60,000-mile Powertrain Warranty, which has now expired. It covered repairs and replacement of a defective engine, transmission, transaxle, and front- and rear-wheel-drive systems. Some parts of the powertrain had longer coverage under other warranty sections.
Corrosion Perforation Warranty
The Rust Perforation Limited Warranty for the 2010 Honda Fit was a five-year, unlimited mileage warranty. While it has expired, it entitled the original owner to repairs or replacement of any rusted-through panels. It didn’t cover surface rust or rust caused by neglect, collisions, or weather.
Air Conditioning Warranty
While the 2010 Honda Fit didn’t have a separate air conditioner warranty, the Basic Warranty covered the system for three years or 36,000 miles. It also covered refrigerant for the first year of ownership. This warranty has expired.
The 2010 Honda Fit didn’t have a separate paint warranty. The Basic Warranty covered factory paint defects and flaws and paint damage caused during shipping. The Rust Perforation Warranty covered the paint needed to fix rust claims. These warranties have now expired.
The 2010 Honda Fit had a three-year, unlimited mileage Original Equipment Battery Limited Warranty. It covered the cost of a replacement battery along with diagnosis, installation, and other labor services. This warranty has now expired.
The companies that made the 2010 Honda Fit’s tires covered them with their own warranties. Check the glove box for details of your tire warranty. During the warranty period, Honda dealers helped their customers diagnose tire defects and connect with the manufacturer.
A three-year, 36,000-mile Federal Emissions Warranty (50,000 miles in some states, like California) covered most of the 2010 Honda Fit’s emission system. Fuel injection and exhaust systems had an eight-year, 80,000-mile warranty under the Clean Air Act. Other parts had more coverage in some states.
For more information about Auto Warranties, you can check out this directory containing everything you need to know about Auto Warranties arranged by system.
2010 Honda Fit Warranty Extensions Available Upon Car Purchase
In 2010 Honda dealers offered third-party extended warranties and Honda Care, Honda’s extended warranty coverage, with new car purchases. Prices varied according to the plan’s time period and mileage coverage.
Along with repairs and replacements, some offered extra services such as roadside assistance.
2010 Honda Fit Extended Warranty Available Now
As Honda made the Fit before 2019, Honda won’t provide an extended warranty anymore. A third-party extended warranty is a great alternative for coverage.
If you’re looking for affordable extended warranty coverage for your 2010 Honda Fit, check out the FIXD Vehicle Protection Plan. We’ve partnered with CARCHEX, the industry leader in extended warranties, to cover everything from the engine and other powertrain parts to air conditioning and electrical systems, all for one low monthly fee. There are five levels of coverage available to suit all needs and budgets. Call now for a no cost, no obligation quote.
Last updated on 12/15/2022. See NHTSA.gov for up-to-date information on recalls.
- December 10, 2020 – Drive Shaft May Corrode and Fail
- June 27, 2019 – Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator May Explode
- June 27, 2019 – Driver Frontal Air Bag Inflator May Explode
- May 16, 2019 – Improperly Installed Passenger Air Bag Inflator
- September 27, 2018 – Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator May Explode
- April 26, 2018 – Improperly Installed Passenger Air Bag
- January 9, 2018 – Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator May Explode
- August 31, 2017 – Improperly Installed Replacement Air Bag
- January 10, 2017 – Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator May Rupture
- May 24, 2016 – Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator May Rupture
- February 3, 2016 – Driver’s Frontal Air Bag Inflator May Rupture
- February 17, 2011 – Lost Motion Spring
Under the 2010 Honda Fit’s Basic Warranty, Honda covered the original batteries of key fobs and remotes for six months. This unlimited mileage warranty has now expired.
Honda also offered a six-month, unlimited mileage warranty for the 2010 Honda Fit’s wiper insert blades under its Basic Warranty. This warranty has also expired.
The 2010 Honda Fit has a 15-year, 150,000-mile warranty for its seat belts. If it has traveled less than 150,000 miles, you can still claim for seat belt faults, regardless of whether you’re the original owner. Honda will pay for new seat belts and installation to correct a manufacturer’s defect.
The Basic Warranty covered accessories installed before sale. Dealer-installed accessories added later had coverage for the remaining Basic Warranty period. Today, a one-year, 12,000-mile warranty applies. Honda accessories installed by others also have a one-year warranty.
The 2010 Honda Fit’s limited accessory warranty also covers audio and video systems. If dealer-installed parts fail due to a fault during the Basic Warranty period or one year, the dealer will replace them. You must present your proof of purchase to make a successful claim.
The 2010 Honda Fit’s Replacement Parts Limited Warranty covers dealer-installed Honda parts for one year or 12,000 miles. Dealer-installed remanufactured parts have a three-year, 36,000-mile warranty. Dealer-bought parts installed by others have similar warranties without the mileage limits.
A 100-month, unlimited mileage warranty covers replacement batteries. If a dealer-bought replacement battery fails in the first 36 months, Honda will replace it for free. Credits of between 60% and 5% toward the cost of the battery, depending on the time of the claim, apply for the next 64 months.
The Replacement Exhaust Components Lifetime Limited Warranty covers replacement parts for as long as the person who replaced the parts owns the 2010 Honda Fit. It covers the cost of faulty replaced mufflers, A-pipes, and B-pipes. If a Honda dealer installed the parts, it also covers labor costs.
2010 Honda Fit Warranty Conclusion
While most of the 2010 Honda Fit’s warranties have expired, you may still have coverage for some parts. Understanding your warranty protection can slash your repair bills. If your factory warranty has expired and you’re looking to reduce out-of-pocket expenses, be sure to check out the FIXD+CARCHEX Vehicle Protection Plan.
And remember, the best way to ensure warranty coverage (and prevent costly repairs in the first place) is to follow your manufacturer-recommended maintenance schedule. Get the FIXD Sensor and app today for automated maintenance alerts based on your make, model, and mileage, easy engine diagnostics, repair shop finder, and more!
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- Federal and California Emissions Warranties Parts List – Honda. https://owners.honda.com/Documentum/Warranty/Partslist/APL41899.pdf.
- Stewie. “Honda Care.” Honda CR-V Owners Club Forums, 21 Jan. 2017, https://www.crvownersclub.com/threads/honda-care.9751/.
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- “2010 Honda Fit 4 Dr FWD.” NHTSA, https://www.nhtsa.gov/vehicle/2010/HONDA/FIT/4%252520DR/FWD#recalls.
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