Hondas Recognized for Long-Term Reliability


A number of Honda models were honored by Consumer Reports for their ability to last forever. The Honda Civic, Pilot, Odyssey, Accord and CR-V were in the top of the list of “Best cars for making it to 200,000 miles.” So if you’re looking for a long-term investment in your next vehicle, look no further than Honda.

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Consumer Reports looks at real-world reports and survey data from readers and mechanics to create this list. Each vehicle also had to be Consumer Reports recommended to qualify. We here at Waikem Honda are not surprised that all of Honda’s top models we made the top ten.

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Honda Accord Among Best Cars for Older Drivers

The Honda Accord was voted the best cars for older drivers by Consumer Reports.

The Honda Accord was voted the best cars for older drivers by Consumer Reports.

The Honda Accord is among Consumer Reports five best vehicles for older drivers. With great visibility, tremendous fuel economy and comfortable seats, the Accord is a great car for parents and grandparents.

There’s a number of reasons why Consumer Reports loves the Accord, starting with it’s fuel sipping engine. The four-cylinder Honda Accord gets great fuel economy, up to 36 MPG total.

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Honda Accord Voted Best Car for Moms

The Honda Accord was voted the best family cars for moms by Consumer Reports.

The Honda Accord was voted the best family cars for moms by Consumer Reports.

Consumer Reports voted the Honda Accord as the best car for moms. The advocate magazine chooses the Accord for value, quality, safety and purchase price. The vehicles also must already be Consumer Reports recommended.

Among all cars in the “family cars” category, the Honda Accord was the top choice. It beat out comparable models including the Toyota Camry, Mazda 6 and Chevy Malibu. Consumer Reports calls the Accord “roomy, nice to drive, well equipped and very fuel efficient.”

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Consumer Reports Gives Honda Vac a High Score

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The 2014 Honda Odyssey features the all-new Honda Vac vacuum behind the back seat.

The 2014 Honda Odyssey features the all-new Honda Vac vacuum behind the back seat.

The 2014 Honda Odyssey is gaining a lot of press for its innovative Honda Vac, a vacuum cleaner located in the back seat. The new Honda Vac is found on the EX-L Touring Elite minivan. It’s a 16-foot hose with multiple tools. Now the question is, how does it compare to the top vacuums on the market for car spills.

Luckily, Consumer Reports has compared the Honda Vac to the leading duster busters and vacuum cleaners, and the Honda Odyssey’s vacuum comes out with a high grade.

“Honda’s built-in vacuum is a worthy addition to an impressive van,” Consumer Reports says. 

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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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Honda Places High in Consumer Reports List

 

2013 Honda Accord

2013 Honda Accord

Honda continues to put smiles on people faces.

That’s according to Consumer Reports, who ranked Honda in the top ten of its annual reliability survey.

Consumer Reports analyzes subscribers’ experiences with 1.2 million new vehicles to predict future reliability.

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The Best Vehicles for Retirees

 

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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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Top Models Voted Best For Teens

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As your teen starts another year of High School or College, they’ve probably saved up some money this summer to start school in new ride.

But what’s the best ride for your teen? Consumer Reports compared the top models on safety and reliability and came up with their list of “Best Cars for Teens.” Many of our top models new and pre-owned made the list. Check them out here and scroll down for the complete list.

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