2016 Honda HR-V Trim Levels and MPG Emerge

Details such as trim level, starting MSRP and fuel economy have emerged on the highly anticipated 2016 Honda HR-V. We now know that the HR-V will reach up to 35 MPG with MSRP starting less than $20,000.

We also know that it should be at Waikem Honda sometime in May. Our first models have been entered into our inventory, and now that we have learned more, we’re excited to finally see one for ourselves.

The Honda HR-V will come with three trim levels and eight configurations:

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2016 Honda Pilot Details Emerge

New trim levels, improved fuel economy and better safety technology was introduced today for the new 2016 Honda Pilot.

For the first time, we’ve seen more than just the outside of this all-new SUV that debuted in the Chicago Auto Show last month. First off, the Pilot adds a new Touring Elite top of the line. All-in-all there are five available trim levels, and the Touring Elite is the most luxurious of them all. Touring Elite gives you all the great features of the modern vehicle, including:

  • Panoramic Sunroof
  • LED Headlights
  • Blind Spot Indicators
  • Rear Heated Seats
  • Heated Steering Wheel
  • Rear Captain’s Chairs (first time Honda has offered this in the Pilot)
  • Lane Watch

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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 Debuts 2016 Honda Pilot

The all-new redesigned 2016 Honda Pilot debuted  Thursday at the Chicago Auto Show.

The all-new redesigned 2016 Honda Pilot debuted Thursday at the Chicago Auto Show.

The totally redesigned 2016 Honda Pilot made its world debut Thursday at the Chicago Auto Show. The new SUV has an all-new look inside and out and it has shed  300 pounds for better fuel economy and cabin quietness.

The new 2016 Honda Pilot will hit the dealership in summer 2015. If the first reviews are any indication, you’re really going to like this new family-friendly SUV.

Brand New Look 

The third-generation Honda Pilot looks nothing like the previous model. Instead of the boxy look of the current models, the new Pilot has a modern, sleek look with a smaller, thin front grill, wide headlines and creases leading down the sides. The Pilot has new thin rear headlights and overall it looks much more like a modern vehicle. Think about an extended CR-V when you think about the new Pilot.

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2015 Honda CR-V Earns Top Safety Pick Plus Award

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The 2015 Honda CR-V has earned the Top Safety Pick Plus Award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. With a perfect score on the toughest tests, the new SUV remains the leader for safety.

To earn Top Safety Pick Plus Award status, a vehicle must earn the top score in the five IIHS crash tests, along with earning a high score with advanced safety features.

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2015 Honda CR-V Wins ALG Residual Value Award

The 2015 Honda CR-V was award the best residual value award from ALG.

The 2015 Honda CR-V was award the best residual value award from ALG.

The 2015 Honda CR-V received the Best Residual Value Award for Compact Utility Vehicles, one of the most important awards a vehicle can win every year. Residual, or resale value, is very important because you want the vehicle to have value when it’s time to trade it in.

Residual Value comes from ALG, the authority on vehicle value and quality. The CR-V was refreshed and updated for the new year, beating out comparison competitors including the Toyota Rav4 and Subaru Forester.

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REVIEW: 2015 Honda Pilot

The popular 2015 Honda Pilot has a great reputation for families and those who need plenty of space. This larger SUV rides like a much smaller car, but provides you with seating for up to 8 people. Add in the great technology that comes standard, and you cannot go wrong with the Pilot.

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Honda Updating the 2015 CR-V

Honda promises a new, aggressive front end on the 2015 Honda CR-V, which debuts Oct. 1, 2014.

Honda promises a new, aggressive front end on the 2015 Honda CR-V, which debuts Oct. 1, 2014.

The 2015 Honda CR-V will get a face lift, according to new photos coming from the factory. Honda debuted the new SUV with a more aggressive front end.It will more closely resemble the Accord, with a thin, horizontal lighting pattern and it appears as if the headlights will have an LED wraparound piping. Drivers just looking at the Honda CR-V may not notice a lot of change on its own, but when compared to the 2014 models, there will be plenty of change.

Honda didn’t release much information to the public in this announcement other than this one front end photo. They tell cars.com that it will announce full details of changes on Sept. 30, and the 2015 Honda CR-V will go on sale Oct. 1.

Until then, Waikem Honda still has  a great selection of 2014 models to choose from. Follow the Waikem Honda blog or contact us to learn more information about the newest models from the Honda lineup.

Compare the new 2015 design to this 2014 Honda CR-V, with its wider headlights and three-bar styled grille.

Compare the new 2015 design to this 2014 Honda CR-V, with its wider headlights and three-bar styled grille.

2014 Honda CR-V: Best SUV you can buy

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Edmunds.com says the Honda CR-V is the best new 5-passenger vehicle you can buy.

Edmunds,com says the 2014 Honda CR-V is the best new 5-passenger SUV you can buy.

Anyone who is already a CR-V has fallen in love, and when you see it for yourself, you’ll see what Edmunds is saying. Edmunds puts it on the list because you’ll get up to 30 MPG. For a 5-passenger vehicle, there is a lot of available space. With the seats up, you can fit 37.2 cubic feet of cargo inside. Fold down the rear seats, and you can fit up to 70.9 of cubic feet cargo.

“…when it comes to cold, hard facts, figures and just plain reasonable decision-making, there’s no doubt which five-passenger SUV we’d recommend first to friends and family: the Honda CR-V,” Edmunds 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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