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2016 Honda Fit Warranty – What’s Covered & What’s Not

BELGRADE, SERBIA - MARCH 28, 2017: Detail of the Honda car in Belgrade, Serbia.
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What’s Included in Your 2016 Honda Fit Warranty?

The 2016 Honda Fit had a New Vehicle Limited Warranty in addition to warranties covering the powertrain, emissions components, and more. Most of the warranties for the 2016 Fit have expired, but some warranties have coverage remaining. Take action quickly because these warranties will expire soon.

One of the most valuable tools a vehicle owner has at their disposal is the vehicle warranty. While most of the coverage for the 2016 Honda Fit has expired, having knowledge about these warranties is crucial. Keep reading to find out more!

If you have more questions about your warranty coverage, the FAQ section at the bottom of the article may provide more answers. We’ll also show you where to find third-party warranties for continued protection.

Factory Warranty

A Manufacturer’s Warranty, also known as a Factory Warranty, details information about repairs and replacements the manufacturer will make due to defects and factory workmanship. 

Warranty durations are listed in terms of mileage and time. For example, you’ll see that the New Vehicle Limited Warranty lasted for three years or 36,000 miles, expiring based on whichever limit you reached first.

Here’s an overview of the warranty terms for the 2016 Honda Fit. We’ll cover each one in more detail.

2016 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 and unlimited miles
Air Conditioning Warranty:3 years or 36,000 miles
Battery Warranty:3 years and 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 on some parts

Roadside Assistance Coverage:3 years or 36,000 miles
Total Unique Recalls:1

2016 Honda Fit Basic Warranty

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The New Vehicle Limited Warranty covered the 2016 Honda Fit for three years or 36,000 miles. Coverage has expired, but this Basic Warranty provided coverage for most car components impacted by a defect. The New Vehicle Limited Warranty began when the first owner purchased or leased the vehicle. 

  • Coverage also included key fobs, remotes, and wiper blade inserts for six months.
  • It covered wheel balancing and wheel alignment for one year or 12,000 miles.
  • The warranty did not cover cosmetic issues not caused by a defect in material or workmanship.

2016 Honda Fit Powertrain Warranty

Honda’s Powertrain Limited Warranty covered the 2016 Honda Fit for five years or 60,000 miles. The warranty covered the engine and transmission components, including the powertrain control module, timing belt, valve covers, water pump, fuel pump, and more. This coverage has expired.

Corrosion Perforation Warranty

The 2016 Honda Fit was covered by the Rust Perforation Limited Warranty. The warranty covered the vehicle for five years with no mileage limit, but it has now expired.

The Rust Perforation Limited Warranty only covered body panels that rusted through completely. It did not cover surface rust. This coverage was only available to the vehicle’s first owner.

Air Conditioning Warranty

The Federal Emissions Warranty accounted for the air conditioning system and covered it for three years or 36,000 miles. Honda only covered air conditioner refrigerant for two years or 24,000 miles under the New Vehicle Limited Warranty. All coverage has expired.

Paint Warranty

The New Vehicle Limited Warranty may have covered some cosmetic defects as long as they were related to defective materials or workmanship. However, paint was not explicitly listed in this warranty, and Honda did not offer a specific paint warranty.

Battery Warranty

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The original battery in the 2016 Honda Fit was covered by the New Vehicle Limited Warranty. The warranty covered the 12-volt battery for three years or 36,000 miles, but this coverage has expired.

Tire Warranty

Honda did not offer a tire warranty for the 2016 Honda Fit. The tire manufacturer warrantied the original tires. Owners can contact Honda for information about tire manufacturers’ warranties.

Emissions Warranty

Although some of the Emissions Warranty has expired, some parts of the 2016 Honda Fit have coverage under the Clean Air Act. This covers the engine computer, onboard diagnostics, and catalytic converter for eight years or 80,000 miles.

The more comprehensive emissions warranty, the Federal Emissions Warranty, covered the 2016 Honda Fit for three years or 36,000 miles and has now expired. This warranty covered the emissions systems of the vehicle, including defective parts and parts that caused the vehicle to fail an EPA-approved test.

In California and several other states, Honda provides additional coverage. The California Emissions Warranty was extended to three years or 50,000 miles, though this coverage has also expired.

2016 Honda Fit Warranty Extensions Available Upon Car Purchase

When you purchased your 2016 Honda Fit, you may have been offered an extended warranty through Honda Care. The dealer may have offered an extended vehicle service contract that would expand coverage of your vehicle for up to eight years or 120,000 miles.

Contact a Honda dealership or access MyGarage to learn more about whether you purchased this contract. This warranty had to be purchased within the first three years of ownership.

2016 Honda Fit Extended Warranty Available Now

Although you may not have purchased an extended warranty through Honda, you might still have the chance to get third-party coverage. In fact, you may be able to choose exactly what kind of warranty coverage you’d like for your vehicle. For instance, perhaps you only want protection for your powertrain.

If you’re looking for affordable extended warranty coverage for your 2016 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.

Recalls

Last updated on 12/16/2022. See NHTSA.gov for up-to-date information on recalls.

  • October 23, 2015 – Improper Rear Grab Rail Bracket/FMVSS 214/226

2016 Honda Fit Warranty Brochure

When you can access your warranty brochure, you can read more details about coverage for your 2016 Honda Fit. You can download the Manufacturer’s Warranty brochure in PDF format for future reference.

2016 Honda Fit Warranty Brochure

FAQs

Is There a 2016 Honda Fit Seat Belt Warranty?

The 2016 Honda Fit has a Seat Belt Limited Warranty. The warranty lasts 15 years or 150,000 miles and provides free repair or replacement for seat belts that no longer function correctly. Cosmetic or comfort problems are not covered.

Does the 2016 Honda Fit Have a Remanufactured Parts Warranty?

Honda has a Remanufactured Parts Limited Warranty. After a Honda dealer installs a remanufactured part, it is covered for three years or 36,000 miles. If you purchase the remanufactured part from Honda but have it installed elsewhere, the warranty is valid for three years.

Does the 2016 Honda Fit Have a Replacement Battery Warranty?

Honda offers a Replacement Battery Limited Warranty. The warranty covers replacement batteries for 100 months. For the first 36 months, Honda covers the total cost of the battery, including installation and labor. After this, the cost of the battery is prorated.

2016 Warranty Conclusion

Now that your Factory Warranty has expired, you may be looking to reduce out-of-pocket expenses, so 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 free app today for automated maintenance alerts based on your make, model, and mileage, easy engine diagnostics, repair shop finder, and more!

Source

Honda (2016). 2016 Honda Fit Warranty Handbook, https://owners.honda.com/Documentum/Warranty/Handbooks/AWL00476.pdf

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