Two Hondas Named Coolest Cars

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One of the coolest and most affordable cars on the market.

 

When shopping for an affordable vehicle we often times have to sacrifice style. However, that is not the case with two of the coolest cars from Honda.

Kelley Blue Book has put together a list of the coolest cars for under $18,000, using their Fair Purchase Price.

The Honda Civic and the Honda Fit have both landed themselves on this cool list.

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Honda Scores High in J.D. Power Study

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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.

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Review: 2013 Honda Fit

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.

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AutoTrader’s Best Car With Low Monthly Payments

2013 Hyundai Accent is among four cars voted as best low money new cars.

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:

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Several Hondas Make Best Used Cars List

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Consumer Reports has put together a list of the best used cars.

And, not surprisingly, Honda has graced that list with the Fit, Accord, CR-V, and Pilot.

Honda has a reputation for retaining its value. With a solidly built line up, Honda has set themselves up to be useful for years after they leave the assembly line.

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2013 Honda Fit wins Two ‘Best Cars for the Money’ Awards

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2013 Honda Fit ‘Best Car for the Money’.

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.S News 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.

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2013 Honda Civic Named a Top Safety Pick Plus

 

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The 2013 Honda Civic was named an IIHS Top Safety Pick Plus.

The redesigned 2013 Honda Civic was named an IIHS Top Safety Pick Plus, the highest safety rating a vehicle can receive. The Civic is now the first and only small car to receive the IIHS Top Safety Pick Plus designation.

“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.

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Honda Urban SUV debuts in Detroit

Honda Urban Concept SUV

Honda debuted this Urban Concept SUV Monday at the Detroit Auto Show. Photos from American Honda.

Honda introduced a new “Urban SUV Concept” at the Detroit Auto Show Monday. This new, yet-to-be-named concept car one of the top attractions of Monday’s show.

From what we see, it appears to based off the Honda Fit platform, and will be slotted below the already popular Honda CR-V, in terms of its size and price.

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Honda Wins Best Retained Value Award

2013 Honda Accord

The 2013 Honda Accord was named ALG’s top Midsized car, while the Honda brand projects to have the best retained value after 3 years.

Value means so much when a customer is selecting his next vehicle. You want the vehicle to be good now, but of course you also want it to have value 3 to 5 years from now.

So when you are picking a vehicle based on value, experts say pick the Honda product.

ALG, he industry benchmark for vehicle values and a leading provider of automotive insights, recently announced that Honda finished first in the annual Residual Value Awards.

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KBB: Buy Kia, Subaru, Honda Models New

2013 Kia Rio

Kelly Blue Book compared the prices of new and late model used cars for each model, and announced their list of “10 Used Cars You Should Buy New.”

Among those listed were some of our top models.

Subaru Impreza 2.0i. KBB says the difference between a new and a 2011 model is just 0.9%

Honda Fit Sport: KBB compared the new model to the 2011, and found a difference of just 1.4%

Kia Rio LX: KBB compare the newest models to 2011s and found a difference of just 2.1 percent

Whether you are seeking the newest or the late model choices, we always have a great selection.