Recall Central: Almost 44,000 2012-13 Honda Fit Sport Models for Vehicle Stability Assist Issue

By Matthew Askari | April 27, 2013
Honda is recalling 43,782 2012-13 Honda Fit Sport models for an issue with the vehicle's Vehicle Stability Assist system software. The Honda Fit Sport is the automaker's entry-level hatchback five-door model.
Issue Honda Fit Sport models equipped  with certain tires do not meet U.S Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSS). A statement released by Honda said the issue was discovered during compliance testing. A defective Vehicle Stability Assist system could increase the chance of an accident. Honda says no accidents or injuries have been reported as a result of the faulty VSA.
The Fix Affected owners will be able to have their VSA software updated by Honda dealers at no charge. Honda will mail out notifications beginning in mid-May. Owners may learn more by visiting: or by calling (800) 999-1009 and selecting option 4. Source: Honda