This week Honda released the below press releases announcing top honors for the CR-V, Ridgeline, Pilot and Civic Hatchback. Be sure to share this great news with your customers to reinforce Honda’s positive brand image and promote these exceptional vehicles.
Honda CR-V and Ridgeline Honored in Car and Driver 10Best Truck and SUV
The expert editors and evaluators at Car and Driver honored the 2017 CR-V and 2017 Ridgeline as the top vehicles in the 10Best Truck and SUV Awards. Car and Driver put the entrants through their paces, testing them on the unique attributes for their respective segments, including ride and handling, safety, technology, comfort, practicality and fuel efficiency.
The CR-V, America’s best-selling SUV, was recognized for its value, more powerful available turbo engine that offers class-leading fuel efficiency, and its premium, roomy interior. The Ridgeline, with its exclusive unit body construction, earned its spot on the prestigious list for a combination of traits, including best-in-class ride and handling and fuel efficiency, available advanced torque vectoring all-wheel drive system, and superior noise, vibration and harshness (NVH).
Honda Pilot Tops Cars.com “Three-Row SUV Challenge”
After extensive testing in the Cars.com “Three-Row SUV Challenge,” the completely redesigned 2016 Honda Pilot has been named the best midsize SUV of 2016 and the overall Challenge winner. Testing, which included expert evaluation on a set course, a 170-mile drive to determine real-world MPG, and driving by an in-market family, revealed Pilot as the clear leader within its segment. Recognized for its interior space, versatility and utility with comfortable seating for up to eight passengers, the Pilot is now also available with Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ functionality.
Honda Civic Hatchback Wins 2017 Hispanic Motor Press Autos del Año© Award in the Compact Car Category
Evaluating vehicle attributes such as safety, cost of operation, environmental footprint, total design, occupant comfort and price, the Hispanic Motor Press Awards jury panel voted the 2017 Honda Civic Hatchback as its compact car of the year. For the awards, the 20-member panel of national Hispanic journalists, content creators and influencers evaluate vehicles with the Hispanic audience’s preferences in mind with the aim of helping Latino families with their search for a new vehicle. To read more about the awards, visit hispanicmotorpress.com/2017-awards.