Honda Wins Big: Receives Best Overall Value Popular Brand Award by IntelliChoice
Honda was awarded the 2017 Best Overall Value Popular Brand by IntelliChoice, of The Enthusiast Network. Not only did Honda take home the big win for best overall brand but six Honda vehicles were awarded individually as well. The 2017 Accord and 2017 Civic Coupe were recognized as the Best Overall Value of the Year vehicles in the Popular Brand Passenger and Sporty/Coupe categories.
In addition, the Honda HR-V, CR-V, Fit and Ridgeline took home accolades for Cost of Ownership, Fuel Costs, Retained Value, Operating Costs and more.
2017 Honda Fit, CR-V and Pilot Win New York Daily News Auto Awards
Three 2017 Honda models, the Fit, CR-V and Pilot were recognized with New York Daily News Autos Awards. Each Honda vehicle took the win in its respective category: The Fit for best City Car, CR-V in the Small SUV category, and Pilot as the premier Family SUV.
For the awards a panel of eight automotive journalists evaluated vehicles based on their experience and practical considerations with the goal to provide purchasers with authoritative guidance and credible advice when shopping for a new vehicle.
Honda Civic and HR-V Place First and Second with CR-V Also Highly Ranked in Kelley Blue Book "10 Most Awarded Cars of 2016"
With multiple recognitions, including the Overall Best Buy of 2016 by Kelley Blue Book's KBB.com, the 2016 Honda Civic placed first in the Kelley Blue Book 10 Most Awarded Cars of 2016 rankings. Coming a close second, the 2016 Honda HR-V was named the lowest 2016 5-Year Cost to Own Award winner in the Compact SUV/Crossover category, amongst its numerous awards. Also included and making Honda the most awarded brand on the list, the 2016 Honda CR-V is a multiple award winner including the Best Small SUV/Crossover Best Buy Award.
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2017 Honda Ridgeline is the First and Only Pickup Truck to Earn TOP SAFETY PICK+ Rating from IIHS
The 2017 Honda Ridgeline, a finalist for the 2017 North American Truck of the Year award, is the first and only pickup truck to earn the highest possible safety rating of TOP SAFETY PICK+ from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) when equipped with Honda Sensing and specific headlights.
For the 2017 model year, three Honda models earned a TOP SAFETY PICK+ and three models received a TOP SAFETY PICK rating under the Institute's more stringent 2017 ratings requirements, making Honda a top leader in safety ratings in the automotive industry.
2017 Honda TOP SAFETY PICK+ Vehicles:
2017 Ridgeline with Honda Sensing™ and specific headlights
2017 Accord Sedan with Honda Sensing™ and specific headlights
2017 Pilot with Honda Sensing™ and specific headlights
2017 Honda TOP SAFETY PICK Vehicles:
2017 Accord Coupe with Honda Sensing™
2017 Civic Coupe with Honda Sensing™
2017 Civic Sedan with Honda Sensing™
All-New, Innovative 2017 Honda Ridgeline Wins "North American Truck of the Year" Award
The completely redesigned and reengineered 2017 Honda Ridgeline has been named the 2017 North American Truck of the Year (NATOTY) northamericancaroftheyear.org. Launched in June 2016, the 2017 Ridgeline includes a host of industry-exclusive standard and available features including unibody construction, a Dual Action Tailgate, In-Bed Trunk®, a scratch- and dent-resistant composite truck bed and the world's first Truck Bed Audio System.
The 2017 Ridgeline is also the first and only pickup to earn a TOP SAFETY PICK+ rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, when equipped with available front crash prevention system and LED headlights. It is the second consecutive year for Honda to earn a top honor, with the Honda Civic winning North American Car of the Year honors in 2016. Moreover, this marks Ridgeline's second NACTOY award, the first coming in 2006, when the 2016 Honda Civic also won the 2006 North American Car of the Year.
Honda CR-V and Ridgeline Honored in 2017 Car and Driver 10 Best Trucks and SUVs
The expert editors and evaluators at Car and Driver honored the 2017 CR-V and 2017 Ridgeline as the top vehicles in the 2017 Car and Driver 10 Best Trucks and SUVs Awards for Midsize Pickup (Ridgeline) and Compact SUV (CR-V). 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).
 Car and Driver, November 2016 - January 2017
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. To read more about the awards, visit www.Cars.com.
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