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Old 23 May 2014, 02:50 pm
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Default 2015 Honda Fit delayed until June for quality checks

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If you are looking forward to the launch of the 2015 Honda Fit and can't wait to buy one, we have some bad news. Honda is holding off on sales a little longer to make sure everything is just right. The brand's latest subcompact was originally scheduled to start arriving at dealers this spring, but the introduction was delayed due to issues at Honda's new factory in Celaya, Mexico.

Consumer Reports learned of the delayed launch when the Fit it ordered didn't arrive on time. It contacted Honda and was told that the problem had to do with a "shipping delay nationally." The company was taking "a measured approach" to getting the new models out of the new factory, thus delaying shipment to dealers until June.

Honda spokesperson Steve Kinkade gave a few more details about the situation to Autoblog. He indicated that the factory in Mexico is new and is producing these vehicles for the first time. Therefore, the company is taking the extra time "to do a final verification on quality," said Kinkade. He also confirmed the delay until the second week of June.

Honda has big expectations for the little car. The factory was built specifically to assemble the Fit and its crossover sibling, the HR-V. Making sure that everything checks out at this early stage, could mean fewer problems down the road. Probably no bad thing in this summer filled with recalls.2015 Honda Fit delayed until June for quality checks originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 23 May 2014 15:43:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.



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