2018 Honda CR-V: More Choices Promised

The one highlight of the fifth-gen Honda CR-V will be that it offers consumers more options. There are going to be three options in particular: a three-row model, a turbo-four powertrain, and a plug-in hybrid variant. These come as serious changes for the former US SUV sales leader. While all recent spy shots of the Read more about 2018 Honda CR-V: More Choices Promised[…]

2018 Honda CR-V Shows Off Civic-Based Styling!

We’ve lost count on how many times the fifth-gen Honda CR-V has been spotted fully disguised, being put through its paces on the streets. By now it is pretty evident from the longer wheelbase that the SUV is arriving with a third row of seats, as well as some significant styling tweaks. And one element Read more about 2018 Honda CR-V Shows Off Civic-Based Styling![…]

2018 Honda CR-V Gets Third Row – Because Of HR-V

There are a few changes slated for the fifth-gen Honda CR-V, and the overall theme for them is increased sportiness. That’s the new mantra adopted by Honda since leadership changed at the top. New CEO Takahiro Hachigo wants other models to follow the example of the new Honda Civic. Apart from offering two turbocharged engines Read more about 2018 Honda CR-V Gets Third Row – Because Of HR-V[…]

2017 Honda Civic Teases Next-Gen Accord As Well

So far, the tenth-gen Honda Civic has released the sedan and coupe models for 2016. They have performed more than admirably with buyers and have stirred up even more excitement for their 2017 models, which would begin with a five-door hatchback. Where things get interesting is how the performance Si and Type-R models that will Read more about 2017 Honda Civic Teases Next-Gen Accord As Well[…]

2016 Toyota Corolla: Surprise Winner Over Civic?

Vehicle quality is usually measured in an overtly technical manner, whether it’s via number of reported defects and problems, build reliability, or scale-based service satisfaction surveys. The folks at Strategic Vision have a different take on what ‘quality’ encompasses. Besides measuring the technical quality of any given vehicle, the Total Quality Impact (TQI) awards deal Read more about 2016 Toyota Corolla: Surprise Winner Over Civic?[…]

2016 Honda Accord: More ‘American’ Than Jeep Wrangler, Study Shows

Although the Honda Civic has been garlanded with the 2016 North American Car of the Year award, it comes nowhere near the larger Honda Accord sedan when it comes to being ‘American’. In fact, no other foreign model comes close. In an annual Made in America Auto Index study conducted by the the business faculty Read more about 2016 Honda Accord: More ‘American’ Than Jeep Wrangler, Study Shows[…]

2017 Honda Civic Hatches Into Si, Type-R – And Accord?

The most popular new kid in town, the new-gen 2016 Honda Civic, has just laid an egg in the form of the five-door Civic Hatchback that will arrive as a 2017 model preview of two more exciting versions in the works. Both the Civic Si and Type-R are reportedly going to arrive as hatch models. Read more about 2017 Honda Civic Hatches Into Si, Type-R – And Accord?[…]

2017 Honda Accord Turbo – Forget Hybrid For A While

The biggest highlight for the Honda Accord at the moment is the return of its hybrid model after skipping one model year, and the fact that it is bursting into the scene again with an overall fuel economy figure of 48mpg. That’s not too far off the 52mpg combined EPA rating of the Toyota Prius. Read more about 2017 Honda Accord Turbo – Forget Hybrid For A While[…]

2016 Honda Civic Leads Accord, CR-V Reform

They were the top two sales leaders in the Honda lineup for 2015, but a lot would agree that it is time for the 2016 Honda Accord and Honda CR-V to undergo some much-needed changes. Their guideline would be the current sales leader for the automaker – the tenth-gen Honda Civic. Despite the shrinking of Read more about 2016 Honda Civic Leads Accord, CR-V Reform[…]

Next-Gen 2018 Honda Accord: Would 1.5T Replace V6?

Reports have emerged of the Honda Accord being a lot more like the Honda Civic when it enters into its tenth generation. One of the biggest changes would be the introduction of a turbo-four engine variant. We don’t know what Honda is planning in regard to forced induction for its 2015 best-seller, but the 2.4L Read more about Next-Gen 2018 Honda Accord: Would 1.5T Replace V6?[…]

2016 Honda Civic, Kia Soul – Calling All Budget Buyers!

For every car shopper who chases the latest, most advanced, and most powerful new vehicle in the market, there are are those lurking in the shadows hoping for some of these buyers to get bored of their new purchases so that they could get them for great deals. The good news for these second-hand budget Read more about 2016 Honda Civic, Kia Soul – Calling All Budget Buyers![…]

2017 Honda CR-V: Can It Escape Civic Eclipse?

Honda may be celebrating how the latest Civic compact sedan has exploded and taken over the automaker’s lineup as the top-selling vehicle. In the entire sedan segment, it has overtaken a good number of its peers and is now second only to the Toyota Camry. While that’s all good, Honda needs to ensure that its Read more about 2017 Honda CR-V: Can It Escape Civic Eclipse?[…]

2016 Honda Accord: Picked Over Civic, For Good Reason

Ask most people right now and they would surely say that the Honda Civic is a better choice for a sedan than the Accord, even though they occupy different spaces in the sedan segment. There are those, however, who hold a different opinion. And one of them is service and tech magazine Popular Mechanics, which Read more about 2016 Honda Accord: Picked Over Civic, For Good Reason[…]

2016 Honda Civic: It Can Look Better!

Fans from all around the world are beginning to rejoice as the tenth-gen version of the Honda Civic has been making its way into their markets lately. After a dreadful few years with the ninth-gen model, the Civic is winning over consumers again. Apart from its great driving dynamics and family-sedan sensibilities, the new Civic Read more about 2016 Honda Civic: It Can Look Better![…]

2016 Honda Civic: Many Have Been Stranded

Honda has every reason to celebrate its release of the tenth-gen Honda Civic. As the second best-selling sedan with buyers stateside at the moment, it is only a matter of time before it dethrones the Toyota Camry as the number one US sedan. There are no celebrations, however, in other parts of the world for Read more about 2016 Honda Civic: Many Have Been Stranded[…]

2017 Honda Accord: Taking After Civic – Terrible Idea

Being ‘square’ isn’t exactly welcome anymore among sedan buyers. The thriving nameplates are the ones that crank up their sporty appeal and basically look younger or more urbane than the rest – like the Honda Civic or Chevrolet Malibu which are posting significant growth numbers in recent months. Big names such as the Toyota Camry Read more about 2017 Honda Accord: Taking After Civic – Terrible Idea[…]

2016 Honda Civic: Not Everyone Is Happy

Right now, Honda is having an amazing time watching sales of the 2016 Honda Civic skyrocket. It could potentially overtake the Toyota Camry as the number one sedan in the entire US market by the end of the year. Nevertheless, not everyone is happy with the Honda Civic, at least those outside the US aren’t. Read more about 2016 Honda Civic: Not Everyone Is Happy[…]

2017 Mazda 3: How About Turbo SkyActiv-G?

The current Mazda 3 offers either a 155hp 2.0L or a 184hp 2.5L SkyActiv-G engine for both sedan and hatchback models. That’s not going to be enough if Mazda intends for the compact nameplate to remain competitive. Its sales have been rather poor lately and it is time that something is done to keep the Read more about 2017 Mazda 3: How About Turbo SkyActiv-G?[…]

2016 Honda Accord Steals Crown From Tenth-Gen Civic

In the Honda lineup, most would agree that the current Accord is playing second fiddle to the Civic, which has entered its tenth generation and immediately took the whole market by storm. Popular Mechanics, however, takes a contrasting position. There are seven categories to the 2016 Popular Mechanics Automotive Excellence Awards. For Best Sedan, the Read more about 2016 Honda Accord Steals Crown From Tenth-Gen Civic[…]