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2011 Honda Fit Warranty – What It Covered

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2011 Honda Fit’s Factory Warranty

Honda offered customers of the 2011 Fit a Factory Warranty, also called a Manufacturer’s Warranty. This protection helped owners pay for covered repairs and replacement parts. Most of the factory warranties and extended warranties for the 2011 Honda Fit have expired.

If your car is experiencing mechanical issues, such as an illuminated check engine light, you’re probably wondering if you still have access to this protection. Don’t waste your time combing the internet for answers. Our comprehensive guide details the protections that came with your vehicle when it was new.

We’ve also compiled a list of the most frequently asked questions Honda owners have about their Factory Warranty coverage. This article will also let you know where you can find third-party warranty coverage.

Factory Warranty

warranty word written on wood block. warranty text on table, concept.

Warranties are typically measured in time and miles and expire depending on whichever a driver reaches first. For example, if a warranty lasts three years or 36,000 miles, it expires after three years, or when you reach 36,000 miles in fewer than three years.

Here are the different terms for the 2011 Honda Fit warranties.

2011 Honda Fit Factory Warranty Coverage 
Basic Warranty:3 years or 36,000 miles
Powertrain Warranty:5 years or 60,000 miles
Corrosion Perforation Warranty:5 years with no mileage limits
Air Conditioning Warranty:3 years or 36,000 miles
Battery Warranty:3 years or 36,000 miles
Emissions Warranty:

3 years or 36,000 miles

3 years or 50,000 miles in some states

8 years or 80,000 miles for some parts

Total Unique Recalls:4

2011 Honda Fit Basic Warranty

Your 2011 Fit had three years or 36,000 miles coverage with Honda’s New Vehicle Limited Warranty. This coverage included repairs or replacements of any defective part for free. However, this coverage is now expired.

Honda’s Factory Warranty didn’t cover everything, though. The manufacturer doesn’t pay for parts or labor related to general wear and tear or routine maintenance. It also doesn’t cover damage to the body and paint, broken glass, or interior cleaning services.

2011 Honda Fit Powertrain Warranty

Honda’s Powertrain Limited Warranty protected your 2011 Fit’s powertrain components for five years or for 60,000 miles, whichever came first. This Powertrain Warranty is also expired.

Under Honda’s Powertrain Warranty, the company would have repaired or replaced defective components within the engine, transmission, transaxle, and front- or rear-wheel-drive system for no charge.

Corrosion Perforation Warranty

Severe Rust on A Car Fender

Honda’s Rust Perforation Limited Warranty covered qualifying rust damage on the 2011 Fit for five years with no limits on mileage. Unfortunately, this warranty coverage is expired.

With this corrosion protection policy, Honda would have replaced or repaired body panels perforated by rust from the inside out. The company also extended this protection to panels previously serviced under warranty, but only for the remainder of the original five-year policy.

Air Conditioning Warranty

Honda offered three-year or 36,000-mile coverage for the 2011 Fit’s air conditioning system components under the Basic Warranty. This warranty also covered the refrigerant, but only for two years or 24,000 miles. This coverage has expired.

Paint Warranty

Honda doesn’t offer a Paint Warranty on any of its vehicles, including the 2011 Fit hatchback. If you notice damage to the paint or any other cosmetic issue, you are responsible for the cost of making those repairs.

Battery Warranty

Honda covered your 2011 Fit’s original 12-volt battery for three years with no mileage limits. The company would have replaced your battery for free, including costs for labor and installation. This coverage is now expired.

Tire Warranty

Honda does not provide a Tire Warranty. The tire manufacturer might have offered a warranty on its product at the time of delivery. However, it’s unlikely your 2011 Fit is still equipped with its original tires.

If you want to contact the tire manufacturer directly, your local Honda dealership can help you find a regional representative. In 2011, Honda used the following tire manufacturers to equip the Fit:

Emissions Warranty

Honda’s Federal Emissions Warranty runs a minimum of three years or 36,000 miles or up to 50,000 miles in some states across the country. Unfortunately, this warranty has also expired.

The manufacturer’s Federal Emissions Warranty covered control system components, including the exhaust, ignition, and fuel injection systems. However, Honda also complied with the Clean Air Act. This program required Honda to warranty your hatchback’s engine computer, catalytic converter, and onboard diagnostics system for eight years or 80,000 miles.

You might have been entitled to additional emissions protection if you lived in a state with stringent regulations under the California Emissions Warranty. These areas require Honda to offer seven years or 70,000 miles of coverage. While this protection has also expired, the states included:

  • California
  • Connecticut
  • Maine
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • New Jersey
  • New Mexico
  • Oregon
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhode Island
  • Vermont
  • Washington

2011 Honda Fit Warranty Extensions Available Upon Car Purchase

Honda’s extended warranty program is called Honda Care. However, you must purchase this policy before your New Vehicle Limited Warranty expires. Unfortunately, your 2011 Fit model is more than three years old, so you can no longer buy a Honda Care policy.

2011 Honda Fit Extended Warranty Available Now

Your 2011 Honda Fit’s New Vehicle Limited Warranty has expired. However, you still might be able to purchase an extended warranty from a third-party provider.

If you’re looking for affordable extended warranty coverage for your 2011 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 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.

Recalls

Last updated on 12/16/2022. 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 – Incorrectly 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

2011 Honda Fit Warranty Brochure/Booklet

Honda’s downloadable warranty booklet has all the information you need to better understand your Fit’s warranty.

2011 Honda Fit Warranty Brochure

FAQs

Honda owners come to us for answers, and we deliver. We put together this list of the most common questions other 2011 Fit owners have asked our automotive experts about their hatchback’s warranty coverage:

Are Any of Honda’s Warranties Still Valid for the 2011 Fit?

Honda offers a 15-year, 150,000-mile warranty on your 2011 Fit’s seat belt. If your seat belts fail to work under normal use, the manufacturer will repair or replace them at no cost. This coverage is still in effect if your car is under 150,000 miles.

What Are the Common Issues With the 2011 Honda Fit?

According to Consumer Reports, the most common issues 2011 Honda Fit owners have with their vehicles involve the climate system, electrical system failures, and water leaks.

Conclusion: Can You Get an Extended Warranty Over 100,000 Miles?

Some third-party warranty providers offer policies for vehicles that have 100,000 miles or more on the odometer. These can help you keep your high-mileage vehicle on the road for years to come.

If your factory warranty has expired and you want to reduce out-of-pocket expenses, 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, a repair shop finder, and more!

Sources

Warranties – Honda. https://owners.honda.com/Documentum/Warranty/Handbooks/AWL44809.pdf.

“Honda Fit.” 2011 Honda Fit Reliability – Consumer Reports, https://www.consumerreports.org/cars/honda/fit/2011/reliability/.

“2011 Honda Fit 5 HB FWD.” NHTSA, https://www.nhtsa.gov/vehicle/2011/HONDA/FIT/5%252520HB/FWD#recalls.

“Clean Air Act.” EPA, Environmental Protection Agency, https://www.epa.gov/transportation-air-pollution-and-climate-change/frequent-questions-related-transportation-air#:~:text=Specified%20major%20emission,device%20or%20computer.

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