Honda Automobiles: Honda Named “2016 Best SUV Brand” by U.S. News & World Report for CR-V, all-new HR-V and Pilot

Posted on 12. Nov, 2015 by in Honda Canada

Honda now was named “2016 Best SUV Brand” by U.S. News World Report, tied to a glorious scores warranted by a Honda HR-V crossover and CR-V and Pilot SUVs in a U.S. News World Report Best Cars Rankings.

“Honda wins a Best SUV Brand endowment on a strength of a whole SUV lineup,” pronounced Jamie Page Deaton, Managing Editor, U.S. News Best Cars. “The HR-V, CR-V and Pilot are all consistently ranked during a tip of their particular classes, as automotive reporters are tender with a utility, comfort and family-friendly comforts that all 3 offer. No matter what category SUV shoppers are acid in, Honda has a indication value considering.”

This fame comes as Honda continues to strengthen and enhance a light-truck lineup, that began with a launch of a rested 2015 CR-V in a tumble of 2014, followed by a open attainment of a all-new HR-V crossover and summer introduction of a redesigned, third-generation Pilot. On a strength of these products, Honda is on lane for record formula in 2016, with light lorry sales reaching a new high of 550,210 units by October, a 13.6 percent benefit over year-ago results; with CR-V on lane to acquire a pretension of America’s best-selling SUV for a 4th uninterrupted year.

 “This approval of Honda as a Best SUV Brand validates a bid to furnish world-class SUVs to accommodate a needs and desires of families of any size,” pronounced Jeff Conrad, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Honda Division. “Honda is committed to providing fuel efficient, protected and fun products with a peculiarity and trustworthiness to accommodate a needs of a perceptive customers.”

The awards commend a brands whose vehicles perform a best on an altogether basement within 4 vital categories of a U.S. News automobile rankings: Cars, SUVs, Trucks and Luxury. The Best Vehicle Brands methodology uses a total altogether scores from a U.S. News Best Cars rankings opposite all models in any of a endowment classes. The altogether rankings measure is formed on an investigate of published, convincing reviews of a given indication from a automotive press, as good as reserve and trustworthiness data.

The 2015 Honda CR-V, with a new direct-injected engine, some-more polished interior and initial focus of Honda Sensing™ reserve and driver-assistive technologies, was named as 2015 Motor Trend Sport Utility of a Year. The Honda HR-V brought Honda’s wrapping sorcery to a new and flourishing marketplace segment, and fast became a subcompact SUV segment’s hottest offered model. On a heels of HR-V came thee redesigned 2016 Pilot, Honda’s flagship SUV, charity some-more top-in-class potency and reserve ratings opening in a neat new design. 

The CR-V, HR-V and Pilot are all constructed exclusively in North America during Honda’s plants in Lincoln, Alabama (Pilot), East Liberty, Ohio (CR-V) and Celaya, Mexico

(HR-V). Honda RD Americas, Inc. is also obliged for growth of a Pilot, Ridgeline and Odyssey models and led growth of a all-new 2016 Civic Sedan and Civic Coupe.

About U.S. News Best Cars

Since 2007, Best Cars, a automotive channel of U.S. News World Report, has published rankings of a infancy of new vehicles sole in America. U.S. News annually publishes a Best Cars awards, including Best Cars for a Money and Best Cars for Families. Best Cars had over 45 million singular visitors over a past year, with over 65 percent of visitors actively selling for a car. Close to 80 percent of active shoppers reported that a U.S. News Best Cars site shabby their automobile purchasing decision.

U.S. News World Report is a digital news and information association that empowers people to make better, some-more sensitive decisions about critical issues inspiring their lives. Focusing on Education, Health, Personal Finance, Travel, Cars and News Opinion, www.usnews.com provides consumer advice, rankings, news and investigate to offer people creation formidable decisions via all stages of life. 30 million people revisit www.usnews.com any month for investigate and guidance. Founded in 1933, U.S. News is headquartered in Washington, D.C.

About Honda 

Honda offers a full line of reliable, fuel-efficient and fun-to-drive automobiles for American automobile buyers by approximately 1,000 eccentric U.S. Honda dealers. The Honda lineup includes a Accord, Civic, Fit and CR-Z, along with a HR-V crossover and Pilot and CR-V sport/utility vehicles, as good as a Odyssey minivan.

Honda has a longest-lasting cars1 of any mainstream automotive code in America, and some-more models achieving an IIHSTOP SAFETY PICK+ rating than any other automotive nameplate.

Honda has been producing automobiles in America for some-more than 30 years and now operates 17 vital production comforts in North America. More than 90 percent of all Honda vehicles sole in a U.S. are done in North America, regulating domestic and globally sourced parts.

1Longevity formed on IHS Automotive, Polk U.S. vehicles in operation registration statistics 1988–2012 for Honda and non-luxury competing brands.

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