2013 Honda Civic Earns ‘Good’ Safety Rating, Toyota Camry Gets a ‘Poor’

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The 2013 Honda Civic earned a ‘Good’ safety rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), both the two and four door models in its newest crash test. According to this article, “The crash test assessed the performance of the vehicle under the new and tougher environment, examining the consequence of a collision between […]

Honda Voluntarily Recalls Pilots, Acura Vehicles

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Honda announced that it is voluntarily recalling about 100,000 Honda Pilots, 60,000 Acura MDX SUVs, and 21,000 Acura RL Sedans from the 2005 model year. Approximately 800 Acura MDXs  from the 2006 model year are also being recalled. According to this article,”… if an electrical capacitor on the system’s control unit was damaged during the […]

Driver of Honda Fit Walks Away from Rollover Crash

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The driver featured in this articleand video was driving his Honda Fit when it looks like he was driving too fast for conditions and found himself rolling down the hill. In fact, his Honda Fit rolled over seven times. And he walked away from it. And he caught the whole thing on video. The article […]

2013 Honda Accord Named to Safest Cars List

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The 2013 Honda Accord is among the safest cars on the road according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Only the 2013 Ford Fusion and 2013 Nissan Altima were rated as highly. According to this article, “The 2013 Honda Accord and 2013 Nissan Altima also earned the top five-star overall rating in federal crash […]

Honda Recalling Pilots, Odysseys

2013 Toyota Camry Fails New Crash Test

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Many consumers and critics see the Honda Accord and Toyota Camry as head-to-head rivals…and for good reason. However, there is one recent safety test that proved the 2013 Honda Accord safer than the Toyota Camry as the Camry failed to receive a “Top Safety Pick-Plus” from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety while the Accord […]

2013 Honda Accord is Only Moderately Priced Midsized Vehicle to Earn “Good” Rating on New IIHS Crash Test

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According to a new “narrow offset” front-end crash test instituted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, the 2013 Honda Accord is the only moderately priced midsized vehicle sold in the United States to earn a “good” rating. The Suzuki Kizashi also received a “good” rating, but Suzuki recently decided the Kisashi would no longer […]

Honda Voluntarily Recalls Older Odysseys, Pilots

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Honda announced it is voluntarily recalling Honda Odyssey minivans and Honda Pilot SUVs from the 2003 and 2004 model years for problems with the ignition. Also, Acura MDX SUVs from the 2003 through 2006 models years may be affected. The problem with the ignition could cause the vehicle to roll away even after it is put […]

2012 Honda Odyssey Comes With Multi-Angle Rearview Cameras

If you're car could tell its journey with you, what would it say?

As a Honda blogger, it’s usually pretty easy for me to stay on top of Honda news, especially about popular vehicles like the Honda Odyssey. However, this article gave me something I did not know: the 2012 Honda Odyssey comes with a multi-angle rearview camera standard on the Touring and EX-L models. A one-angle rearview […]

Hurricane Sandy Will Not Affect Honda Sales Much

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The United States is Honda’s biggest market and the northeast is the populated part of the U.S., so you would think the devastation of Hurricane Sandy would deeply affect their year-end sales projections. Well, you’d be wrong. Honda still expects sales to exceed last year’s by about 25 percent, meaning about 1.46 million Hondas will […]