The Honda Fit small wagon won’t be coming back for 2021, leaving the Honda HR-V subcompact crossover as the smallest Honda available in the U.S.
Honda confirmed last week that it would also discontinue the Honda Civic coupe and would no longer offer the Honda Accord mid-size sedan with a manual transmission.
The end of the Honda Fit in the U.S. as other markets ready for a redesigned model reflects a larger trend of larger cars gaining popularity at the expense of small and more fuel-efficient subcompacts. In 2021, the Fit joins the Toyota Yaris and Chevrolet Sonic in the small car graveyard, which already hosts the Fiat 500, Smart Fortwo, Ford Focus and Fiesta, Chevy Cruze, VW Beetle, and other fuel-efficient small cars ideal for cities.
As the business case for budget small cars has been squeezed by higher volume and more profitable crossovers, automakers are…