Honda Extends Relationship with SiriusXM

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Honda announced a contract extension with SiriusXM this week, meaning more vehicles like the 2014 Honda Odyssey will be equipped with satellite radio.

American Honda Motor Company announced it has expanded its relationship with SiriusXm Satellite Radio through 2020. This means more Honda models will have satellite radio along with all the other great music options you already get in your Honda vehicle.

During this announcement, Honda said the Accord, Civic, CR-V and Pilot will continue to have available SiriusXM radio. For the first time ever, the Fit, CR-Z and Insight will come with available SiriusXM Radio. It will also be offered in the Acura ILX for the first time ever.

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Honda Crosstour Among Best Cars in Bad Weather

The Honda Crosstour is on MSN’s list of best cars in bad weather. Specifically, Honda likes the EX-L 4WD option powered by a V6 engine. MSN was looking for cars that handle well in snow — trucks and vans were not eligible to qualify for this list.

EX-L was considered because it is the only Crosstour model that offers Honda’s Real Time 4WD. Honda’s Real Time 4WD engages when the system detects you slipping. It transfers power to where you get tire grip. The hydraulically actuated system operates only when front wheel slippage occurs, helping you through terrain that can be tricky to maneuver.

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2014 Honda Accord Voted Green Car of the Year

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The 2014 Honda Accord was named a finalist for the Green Car of the Year.

The 2014 Honda Accord has been named a finalist for the Green Car of the Year Award.

The Green Car Journal nominated 5 cars for this prestigious award. This isn’t an award for future cars — it’s a list of the practical family cars on the road today that are trying to make the world greener and cleaner.

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Toyota Corolla Struggles in Frontal Crash Test

The 2014 Toyota Corolla  struggled in the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s Frontal Crash Test. The test simulates what happens if a car hits another car from drifting partially into the oncoming lane, or the effects of striking a stationary object like a pole or a tree.

While the Corolla performed poorly in this new test, the Honda Civic Coupe and Sedan Models were the only new cars to achieve the top score of “good” in the all-new test. IIHS has tested 13 small cars this year.

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Review: 2014 Honda CR-V

The 2014 Honda CR-V is America's Top Selling SUV

The 2014 Honda CR-V is America’s Top Selling SUV

The 2014 Honda CR-V hit the dealership in late summer. Building off the popularity of the previous models, the CR-V should still be the No. 1 choice for drivers seeking the midsized SUV.

So why do drivers love the CR-V? The 5-passenger SUV is known for fuel economy that reaches up to 31 MPG. The CR-V also has all the available options, so everyone in your family will find something to love about their CR-V.

Watch our video: 2014 Honda CR-V

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