Honda issues seat related recall for Odyssey Minivan

  According to Torque News and others, Thursday found American Honda issuing a 2nd row seat latch related safety recall. Honda estimates that upwards of 650,000 Odyssey minivans produced from 2011 through 2016 may be effected. In short: Based on 689 defective seat to floor latch warranty claims, American Honda has initiated a precautionary recall, […]

Civic tops our Honda news for December

With a much anticipated arrival of the manufactured in England 2017 Honda Civic Hatchback,  the 44 year compact icon bettered its sales position in the United States. Actually, Civic was the best selling compact sedan in North America for 2016. We first experienced 2016 Civic behind the wheel in Malibu, California. And although American Honda […]

2017 Honda Ridgeline only IIHS Top Safety Pick + pickup truck to date

    In the case of the reinvented Honda Ridgeline Pickup, its latest well earned industry accolade is a ‘one of a kind.’ According to Honda-Torque News and others, 2017 Honda Ridgeline is the first pickup in Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) history to receive the highest available crash safety rating. As for me, […]

Why Honda Civic is Kelley Blue Book’s most awarded car for 2016

For those of us who have driven the reinvented 10th generation Honda Civic, there remains little mystery as to why Honda’s latest Civic lineup is soon to cross into the books as the best selling Honda Civic of all time. With no lack of financially affordable, fuel efficient competition rolling within the ranks of America’s […]

Today from Honda-Torque News

Following yet another round of segment leading awards for Pilot, Ridgeline and the reinvented 2017 CR-V crossover, Honda- Torque News and yours truly take a look at the benefit of turbocharging Honda’s best selling compact crossover. I had my first opportunity to experience Honda’s next best seller on the back roads and highways of San […]

2017 Honda CR-V named Car and Driver ‘Best Compact SUV’

Interestingly enough, prior to its North America dealership debut, auto industry bellwether “Car and Driver.com” names Honda’s reinvented 5th generation CR-V “2017 Best Compact SUV” when weighed against some rather good competition. I had the pleasure of driving 2017 Honda CR-V from San Francisco to Monterey California last month, and was just a bit blown […]

10th Gen Honda Civic redefines compact car segment

  With unprecedented accolades coming from the automotive press and consumers alike, the reinvented Honda Civic lineup is on course for a record sales year — not an insignificant accomplishment in a rather good field of domestic and import car contenders. In effect, the 10th generation Honda Civic redefines the compact car segment. and, what […]

2017 Honda Pilot named ‘Best 3-Row SUV’ by Cars.com

  Looking to Monday morning Honda News: According to our friends at Cars.com 2017 Honda Pilot tops the 3-row SUV segment in standard feature value, comfort, fuel efficiency and ‘real-world’ MPG — when compared to a rather good field of competitors.  You may read my latest drive review of the reinvented Honda Pilot here. Read […]

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