Best Tires for the Honda Fit

Is it time to get your Honda Fit outfitted with new tires? Since 2007, the Fit has been a great choice for commuters, students and many drivers looking for dependable transportation while not breaking the bank. These fuel-efficient compact cars are very sporty, attractive and popular. Whether you've had your Honda for many years or just picked one up used, it may be time for some new tires.

The Fit is available with several tire size options. Unfortunately, there's not one great tire that will cover all four sizes available. For those of you with the 185/55R16 size, the best tire would be the Yokohama AVID Ascend. This is a Grand Touring All-Season tire with above average all-season traction and a 75,000-mile treadlife warranty. However, you may want to consider changing sizes, due to the limited tires available in this size.

Fit owners can also use 205/50R16 tires as an alternative. It's a little wider and you may see a slight drop in fuel economy, but you will experience better wet and dry traction, improved handling and a better selection of tire options. One of the better selections in this size includes the Continental ExtremeContact DWS. This best seller has great all-season traction, a 55,000-mile treadlife warranty and handles very well.

If your Honda fit is equipped with 195/55R15 tires, take a look at the Kumho Ecsta LX Platinum. This Grand Touring All-Season is very nice to drive on. It offers pleasant ride qualities and reasonable tread noise.

For Fits with the 175/65R14 tire, I would consider the Michelin Defender. This is a fantastic tire with superior all-season traction with a 90,000-mile treadlife warranty. It's designed to enhance fuel economy by meeting Michelin's Green-X low rolling resistance objectives.

Finally, in the 175/65R15 size, take a look at the General AltiMAX HP. The tire is designed to combine reliability, comfort and treadlife, as well as provide year-round traction, including in light snow.

Yokohama AVID Ascend
Yokohama AVID
Kumho Ecsta LX Platinum
Kumho Ecsta LX
Michelin Defender
General Altimax HP
General AltiMAX

Regardless of the size of tire on your Honda Fit, shop by size to view all options available.


Saturday, November 5, 2016 by alice soliman

no way to email info to someone seeking this post
Monday, November 7, 2016 by Tire Rack Team

Alice, You can contact our sales specialist Sonny at
Saturday, November 19, 2016 by sarah soliman

am interested in best ties for honda fit base model 2013
for new york winter
Tuesday, August 29, 2017 by Doc


I have a base model '08 fit in the 175/65R14 size. I've never been happy with the wet grip, and the available selection. What size would you recommend if I were to replace everything?

This would be for regular commuting in SoCal, with occasional trips to the mountains, so nothing too extreme.


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