2011 Honda Civic Voted Best Used Car Value

2011 Honda Civics are among the best values in used cars today, according to Kiplinger Personal Finance.

2011 Honda Civics are among the best values in used cars today, according to Kiplinger Personal Finance.

In the market for a gently used car? Kilplinger Personal Finance says the 2011 Honda Civic is the best used car value on the market today.

Kiplinger highlighted the 2011 Honda Civic because so many are coming in off leases this year, so they will be for sale at a great price for the consumer. According to its national data, 2011 Honda Civics are for sale at an average of $17,292.

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Honda Pilot Gets a Perfect Score in Cars.com Car Seat Test

The Honda Pilot received a perfect score in a recent cars.com Car Seat Check. When compared to all the 3rd SUVs at or below $40,000, the Pilot came in at No. 1.

Cars.com calls the Pilot is “car seat all-star,” with a perfect 10 out of 10 score. They described the Pilot “cavernous interior,” and say the Pilot will make parents with small children very happy. It gets high marks for easy Latch access and extra Latch and tether anchors.

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Toyota Struggles in Insure.com Safety Test

The Toyota brand struggled greatly in a recent test of worst vehicles for preventing passenger injuries. This study was completed by insure.com. They analyzed insurance rates for Personal Injury protection and medical payment coverage that pays for injuries to your passengers in a crash. Insure.com used insurance rates of more than 750 vehicles for its study. Identifying the vehicles with highest and lowest cost for PIP and MedPay coverage, three Toyota models are among the worst vehicles for preventing passenger injury according to Insure.com.

The Toyota Yaris was voted the worst vehicle for protecting passengers from injury, in this Insure.com study. The Toyota Corolla was third, and the Camry was also in the Top Ten.

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Honda Acord Voted Automotive Magazine All-Star

The 2014 Honda Accord was again named an all-star by Automobile Magazine.

The 2014 Honda Accord was again named an all-star by Automobile Magazine.

The 2014 Honda Accord was voted as a vehicle all star again this year by Automotive Magazine. The Accord was also the only midsized sedan on this year’s list. A vehicle make this list based on long-term road trips, an evaluation of features, and overall vehicle scores.

So what puts the Accord on this list? Automobile Magazine calls the Accord spacious, fuel efficient reliable and has excellent visibility.

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Honda Accord Hybrid Among 10 Best Green Cars

As we celebrate Earth Day, it’s important to look at the cars and manufacturers devoted to making our planet a better place to live. Today KBB.com named the 2014 Honda Accord Hybrid one of its 10 best green cars.

The Hybrid was honored for its superb fuel economy while not compromising on ride quality.

. “This recognition from Kelley Blue Book validates the efforts of Honda engineers who for decades have continued to work towards our goal to leave ‘Blue Skies for our Children,”┬ásaid Steven Center, vice president of the Environmental Business Development Office at American Honda Motor Co., Inc.

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New Honda Crossover at the NY Auto Show

Each year the New York Auto Show brings good tidings from all of our favorite manufacturers. This year we have our eye on Honda.

Honda will share information on a new Honda crossover. The Fit-based crossover will hopefully be added to the line-up near the end of this year. The new Honda crossover, being named the HR-V, will be very similar to a crossover currently being sold in Japan, the Vezel.

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Honda again named KBB Most Trusted Brand

The Honda brand is once again Kelley Blue Book's most trusted brand and the best overall brand.

The Honda brand is once again Kelley Blue Book’s most trusted brand and the best overall brand.

Honda has done it again. The manufacturer was named the “Most Trusted Brand” and “Best Overall Brand” in Kelley Blue Book’s 2014 Brand Image Award Study. This is the third consecutive year Honda was named most trusted brand and the second consecutive year winning Best Overall Brand.

“A brand is really built over the long haul through consumers’ experiences with its products, and Honda is committed to delivering class-leading vehicles that provide lasting enjoyment and value to our customers,” said Jeff Conrad, senior vice president and general manager of the Honda automobile division for American Honda. “Honda simply embraces the challenge of being a brand that people can trust.”

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Honda Odyssey Passes Cars.Com Car Seat Test

The 2014 Honda Odyssey was the first 2014 minivan to pass cars.com's car seat test.

The 2014 Honda Odyssey was the first 2014 minivan to pass cars.com’s car seat test.

As the ultimate family van, the 2014 Honda Odyssey easily passed cars.com rigorous car seat test. The website was testing to find out which vehicles can hold 3 car seats in their backseats. As of April 4 the Odyssey is the only 2014 model year minivan to pass this test.

According to tests from the experts, three car seats fit in the second row, and two fit safely in the third row. Cars.com editors say the Latch anchors are easy to use, and it’s easy to get in and out the van with children.

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