The 2015 Honda Odyssey was awarded the Best Residual Value award.
The 2015 Honda Odyssey Won the Best Residual Value in the minivan category for the fourth consecutive year. With this award, automotive experts say the Odyssey should have the highest value after three years of ownership.
The annual Best Residual Value Awards come from ALG,the authority of a vehicle’s quality and value. Residual Value awards honor the vehicles expected to retain the highest percentage of their retail price after three years.Residual, or resale value, is an important but often overlooked category of the automotive industry. It’s important though to remember that your vehicle is an investment that should have value at the end of your time with the car.
The recent released updated van outperformed the competition, including the Toyota Sienna and Chrysler Town and Country. The 2014 Honda Odyssey was also the first minivan to earn the top score of “good” in the new Small Overlap Front Test. To earn the Top Safety Pick Plus Rating, a vehicle much score high on this recently added test.
The small overlap front test replicates what happens when the front corner of a car collides with another vehicle or an object such as a tree or utility pole. Overall, the Odyssey scores Good on all four IIHS crash tests: Moderate Overlap Front Tests, Side Impact Tests, Roof Strength Tests, along with the small overlap front tests.
When you talk about what’s new, you have to start with HondaVac, the vacuum cleaner built right into the van. It seems so obvious now, but it did take until 2014 for someone to think of it. The vacuum is installed in cargo area, and features a long hose and two attachments. We know your kids are messy and sometimes there’s a spill in the second or third row. Now with the HondaVac you’ll be able to sweep out the van on the go. We love the HondaVac and think it’s a true game changer. It comes standard on the Elite Touring model.
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.