Review: 2013 Honda Ridgeline

2013-Honda-Ridgeline

The 2013 Honda Ridgeline is a safe and sportier midsized pickup, so if you are looking to an alternative from the Dodge Ram or Chevy Silverado, the Ridgeline is a great truck to consider.

Not all truck drivers are looking to haul cattle, spaceships, or a barn full of wood, and that’s where we think the Honda Ridgeline fits in. As someone who has always driven a Honda Civic or a Honda Accord, a truck can be a difficult choice, especially for urban settings with require a truck. The Ridgeline though is modeled as the sporty truck, especially the Ridgeline’s Sport model, with features  18-inch alloy wheels, sporty styled headlights, privacy glass and a leather steering wheel.

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Honda Models Dominate Consumer Reports Top Picks

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The 2013 Honda CR-V is one of three Honda models honored with Consumer Reports best in class awards

The Honda brand continues a strong year with a large presence in Consumer Reports annual Top Picks awards.

Three Honda models were awarded best in class in the rankings, which were announced Thursday on their website and will be featured in the April edition of Consumer Reports. As a whole, the Honda brand was in the top 5 of non-luxury models.

The redesigned 2013 Honda Accord, 2013 Honda CR-V and 2013 Honda Odyssey were recognized as best in their class. Consumer Reports chooses vehicles based on a road test, reliability, and safety.

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The Best Vehicles for Retirees

 

2012 Subaru Forester

Many of Subaru’s top models are considered the best vehicles for drivers over the age of 65, according to Consumer Reports

Drivers hitting their golden ages remember the vintage muscle cars of the grand era of the American Automobile.

But now as they leave the workforce and enter retirement, they are ready for a new ride, just not the ones they remember from high school.

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USA Today Voted CR-V Best SUV

2012 Honda CR-V

USA Today says choose the Honda CR-V if you’re in the market for an SUV.

In a test of all the SUVs under $25,000m USA Today says the CR-V it the top choice. Six SUVS were tested over three days in Chicago and included a 200-mile gas mileage test, a day of testing by a family of four in the market for a compact SUV, and a test that included cargo and storage space, technology and the driving dynamics, including ride, noise, handling, acceleration and braking.

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Honda is Tops for Quality

2012 Honda CR-V

Honda is the top ranked non-luxury brand in the world.

That’s according to J.D. Power and Associates, who released its annual Initial Quality Study on Tuesday.

In this study, J.D. Power survey buyers and lessees of new 2012 model-year vehicles 90 days after their purchase to get their opinion of their new vehicle.

The study proved well for Honda, as they finished fifth overall, and were the top non-premium model –the top four models were Lexus, Jaguar, Porsche and Cadillac.

As you dig deeper into this year’s study, things keep getting better for Honda.

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