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    Anyone own a Honda Fit?

    I know, I probably should have written, "I can has a Honda Fit?"

    Thinking about getting one of these ('09) but the main question is whether or not a bike can fit in the trunk area with all of the seats up? I have two car seats so it would be a pain to keep carrying them in and out.

    Anyway, if anyone has one and can let me know any insights about it, that would be great. Thanks a lot.

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    I've got one. (Technically, my wife has one...)

    Don't know on your question. Maybe with both wheels off. Unlikely atmo with any wheels attached.
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    I've put two in the back with the front wheels off & the bars turned 90deg. I've fit tons of stuff in it with the seats down.
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    shows what I know...
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    Maybe I was hallucinating that both were up & it was only 1...

    I rarely have both up at the same time, so it could have been a dream
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    I have a Fit. I doubt if a bike can fit into the trunk area with the seats up.

    I can fit my bike into the back seat area with the seats folded up, though. You need a short wheelbase to be able to do that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Andrea138
    I've put two in the back with the front wheels off & the bars turned 90deg. I've fit tons of stuff in it with the seats down.
    Wow, I should try that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Andrea138
    I've put two in the back with the front wheels off & the bars turned 90deg. I've fit tons of stuff in it with the seats down.

    This configuration is what I have in mind: front wheel off or both wheels off.

    NOT all wheels on.

    Thanks a lot, guys.

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    Quote Originally Posted by il sogno
    I have a Fit. I doubt if a bike can fit into the trunk area with the seats up.

    I can fit my bike into the back seat area with the seats folded up, though. You need a short wheelbase to be able to do that.
    You mean you keep both wheels on?

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    Not that it helps if you've got car seats in the back, but I have to boast my greatest feat of Fit packing, EVER (duplicated on two occasions, no less)...

    2 road bikes
    2 tt bikes
    2 sets of pit wheels (4 total)
    2 sets of carbon race wheels (4 total)
    1 disk wheel
    Tool box
    Rubbermaid tote w/food
    Cooler
    Crash box
    Luggage for a race weekend for 2 people (that's 2 race bags & 2 regular bags of clothes)
    2 gallon-size water jugs
    Enough room in the back to still see out most of the back window in the rear view mirror.

    + me and 6'2" boyfriend up front
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    You know what makes the lounge so cool?

    I posted this thread 15 minutes ago. It has 9 views and 8 replies. Teh Lounge is good.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sherpa23
    You mean you keep both wheels on?
    No. I can fit it into the back seat area with the front wheel off.

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    I test drove one when I was getting my car aligned and rotated and balanced...they have oodles of room. Just bring your bike(clean) and see if it fits. I'd almost guarantee that it will w/ the front wheel off.

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    with both seats up, it think 1 bike with no wheels would be tough. maybe if you have a small frame. i felt lucky to get my cross bike hidden in the back of my honda crv with no wheels on. it's a 58cm.
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    My greatest feat of Fit packing ain't nothin' like Andrea's bet it was done in the trunk only with the seats up.

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    My next feat of FIT packing will include:

    1 Partridge in a pear tree
    2 Turtle Doves
    3 French Hens
    4 Calling Birds
    5 Golden Rings
    6 Geese A-laying
    7 Swans A-swimming
    8 Maids A-milking
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    Quote Originally Posted by il sogno
    My greatest feat of Fit packing ain't nothin' like Andrea's bet it was done in the trunk only with the seats up.

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    I took my wife's Fit down to the beach this summer with a week's worth of carpentry tools, clothes, bike, some food, and a couple days worth of beer.

    Both back seats down and I had room for more.

    No, I don't think you can get a bike in back, either, w/o some combination of seat folding/wheel removing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sherpa23
    I know, I probably should have written, "I can has a Honda Fit?"

    Thinking about getting one of these ('09) but the main question is whether or not a bike can fit in the trunk area with all of the seats up? I have two car seats so it would be a pain to keep carrying them in and out.

    Anyway, if anyone has one and can let me know any insights about it, that would be great. Thanks a lot.
    I've got an '08. No, a bike won't fit with the rear seats up. I have gotten two bikes and bike gear in the back (front wheels off) with the seats DOWN [edit - I orignally had "up" here....duh!] no problem.

    I love mine. Loveitloveitloveitloveitloveit. I have the Sport with the automatic tranny. It gets driven in the city a lot, so a stick didn't make sense.

    The rear seats have good headroom for six footers. Lots of headroom for six footers up front. Built quality is excellent. 11,000 miles and no problems. Handles highway speeds with aplomb. Nippy handling. Mid thirties mileage on the highway. The only thing that I don't like is the oil filter placement. If you don't have a lift, it is tough to get to.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Gregory Taylor
    If you don't have a lift, it is tough to get to.
    Think thin!

    (actually, the oil filter is easier on the Fit than on my Ranger, atmo...)
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    I have nothing to add, but since I read the whole thread, I though I should at least pad my posting count.
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    I have an 09 Sport Fit. At first I tried to fit my Cervelo RS sideways in front of the back seats. Just an inch or so too long. I can fit that bike in the back with the seats down and front wheel off quite easily.

    I also have a Scott CX CrossTeam which seems like a shorter bike, so I will try to see if it will fit standing up in front of the back seats.

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    I have the 07 5speed and when I went to co. I had two touring bikes wheels off and rubbermade with food and luggage plus other things. I averaged 40mpgs for most of the trip. The fit has more room than one might imagine. If you live in Oklahoma and need a 5 speed manual and not the sport model pm me.
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