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2009 Honda Fit coming to New York showEnlarge Photo
Like Dr. Who's TARDIS, the Fit seems bigger inside than it does outside, thanks in part to an interior that would make Optimus Prime envious. Seats fold, bend and flip to enable configurations simply not possible with other cars. Toss in the respectable Honda build quality, a very affordable price and a parsimonious petrol powerplant, and you have a recipe for excellent - if a bit unexciting - transportation.
The new 2009 Fit will build on the efficiency and expandability of the current model, but changes in both feature set and appearance will be more evolutionary than revolutionary. Pricing for the new vehicle likely won't be announced until the reveal in New York at the end of March, but expect it to ring up for just a bit more than the current model's US$13,950 (£9,167 in the UK).