Thanks to vehicles like the 2013 Honda Civic, Honda was one of the top brands in the 2013 J.D. Power Initial Quality Study.
Honda was one of the top non-luxury brands in J.D. Power and Associate’s 2013 Initial Quality Study.
The study is based on customer responses after 90 days of ownership. When you remove the luxury brands, Honda was among the top 5 vehicles in Initial Quality, their score of 103 is much higher than the industry average.
Honda is traditionally a top non-luxury brand and they are always above the industry average. J.D. Power says their Initial Quality Study has always been in great indicator of long-term durability among models.
The Honda Fit is the perfect vehicle for the driver seeking practicality and fuel efficiency.
The Honda Fit may be a small car, but is provides the cargo capabilities of the larger sedan. Plus you don’t have to sacrifice fuel economy. The urban apartment dweller, city liver, college student, or those just getting started should consider the Fit.
When you talk about the Fit, you have to start with its fuel economy. The Fit gets up 35 MPG on the highway, which will keep you away from the pump. In Fact, MSN Autos says the Honda Fit is one of the most fuel efficient vehicles of 2013.
2013 Hyundai Accent is among four cars voted as best low money new cars.
AutoTrader says the Honda Fit, Ford Fiesta, Hyundai Accent and Kia Soul are among the best new cars with low monthly payments.
AutoTrader was looking for the best new models with payments under $300 per month. Using the a formula that includes 6% sale tax, 10 percent down and national average interest rates and loan terms, AutoTrader considers these models to be top:
Two U.S News & World Report “Best Cars for the Money” Awards have gone to the 2013 Honda Fit.
The Fit was given the awards in the Subcompact and Hatchback categories.
U.S News & World Report look at the quality and value of the vehicles. Quality scores are compiled from the current U.SNews car rankings at the time the awards are published. U.S News compares cars on the basis of safety, reliability and a consensus of industry experts’ opinions. Value is measured by a combination of a vehicle’s five-year total cost of ownership and the average price paid for the vehicle at the time the awards are published.
“If you want a compact car with a TOP SAFETY PICK+ rating, the 2013 Honda Civic is the only choice,” said Art St. Cyr, vice president of product planning and logistics at American Honda. “We believe this is a distinct competitive advantage, especially as more and more consumers place a premium on crash rating performance.”
Top Safety Pick Plus is the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s newest top ranking, which separates out the best of best for safety. IIHS scores the 2013 Honda Civic Good in the moderate overlap front test results, Good for the small overlap front test, good for side impact test results, and good for roof strength test. To achieve Top Safety Pick Plus status, a vehicle must receive a score of good in at lease 4 of 5 tests and no less than acceptable in the fifth test. Less than 20 vehicles across the United State have been designated as a Top Safety Pick Plus.