The Honda Fit or Honda Jazz is a five-door hatchback subcompact manufactured by Honda, first introduced in June 2001 and now in its second generation. The name 'Jazz' is used in Europe, Oceania, the Middle East, and Africa and some parts of Asia, while the name 'Fit' is used in Japan, China, and the Americas. Marketed worldwide and manufactured at ten plants in eight countries/regions, worldwide sales exceeded 3.5 million by July 2010. The Fit shares Honda's Global Small Car Platform with the City (fourth generation and later) /Fit Aria, Airwave/Partner, Mobilio, Mobilio Spike, Freed and Freed Spike. As of July 2010, worldwide cumulative sales were 3.5 million. Honda released hybrid gasoline-electric versions of the Fit/Jazz in Japan in October 2010 and in Europe in early 2011. The Honda Fit EV, a limited production all-electric version, was released in the United States in July 2012. 'Fit' was first used by Honda as a trim level package on the 1986 Honda City.
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