This release contains: 1 Related Document, 22 Photos Pilot adds latest in connectivity with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto Black interior now available on all trims with White Diamond Pearl exterior Pilot recognized among Best Family Cars by KBB.com, Parents Magazine and Edmunds.com TORRANCE, Calif ., November 4, 2016 – Honda continues to strengthen its position in the three-row SUV segment with fresh updates to the award-winning Honda Pilot for the 2017 model year. The 2017 Pilot will now be available with Apple CarPlay ™ and Android Auto ™ functionality, a new fingerprint resistant touchscreen and an expanded interior color palette. The 2017 Honda Pilot goes on sale beginning Monday, November 7, with a starting manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) 1 of $30,595 for LX 2WD and $32,395 for LX AWD.
Honda Automobiles: The Best Gets Better: More Powerful, Fuel Efficient and Technologically Advanced 2017 Accord Hybrid Launching this Spring
This release contains: 2 Related Documents, 22 Photos Next-generation two-motor hybrid powertrain expected to receive class-leading EPA fuel economy ratings; including 49 mpg city Most powerful and refined midsize hybrid sedan with 212 total combined horsepower Honda Sensing™ safety and driver-assistive technologies standard Doubled production capacity for expected sales increase Honda will bolster its Accord lineup with the launch of the 2017 Accord Hybrid this spring, featuring a more powerful and efficient second-generation two-motor hybrid powertrain that has the highest EPA fuel economy ratings of any midsize hybrid sedan and delivers the most power. With improved production methods and supplies of hybrid components, Honda is anticipating significant growth in sales of Accord Hybrid and is targeting annual sales to be more than double its previous best of just under 14,000 vehicles in 2014.
Honda Automobiles: 2016 Honda CR-V Achieves Highest Overall Score for Collision Safety from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
America’s best-selling SUV has achieved both an NCAP 5-Star Overall Vehicle Score and an IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK+ rating This release contains: 1 Related Document, 1 Photo The stylish and versatile 2016 Honda CR-V ( http://automobiles.honda.com/cr-v/ ), has received a 5-Star Overall Vehicle Score, the top score available in the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) New Car Assessment Program (NCAP). Earlier, the CR-V earned a TOP SAFETY PICK+ rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), making it a collision safety leader and standout choice in the SUV market. “Consumers have made the CR-V America’s best-selling SUV for good reason, and this top government safety rating just adds one more appealing and class-leading attribute,” said Jeff Conrad, senior vice president and general manager of the Honda Division.
This release contains: 1 Related Document For nearly four decades, the Accord has set the benchmark for vehicles in the midsize sedan class, historically the most popular class of vehicle with American car buyers. Accord is widely recognized as a segment-defining product, delivering class-leading interior space and superior ergonomics along with outstanding fuel efficiency, refined and responsive driving dynamics and top-class safety performance
The Honda CR-V, a perennial favorite of American car buyers and the best-selling entry-SUV of all time, receives the most significant mid-model cycle redesign in its 17-year history, with a new Earth Dreams Technology™ engine and transmission, significantly enhanced exterior and interior styling, and a long list of new standard and available features. A new top-of-the-line Touring trim includes the first-ever Honda application of Collision Mitigation Braking System™ (CMBS™) and Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS), and the first CR-V adoption of Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) and Forward Collision Warning (FCW).
Overview With features like electric power-assisted rack-and-pinion steering (EPS), Amplitude Reactive Dampers and the world’s first electric servo automobile brake system, the Accord Hybrid’s chassis dynamics fully match the sophisticated operation of its Earth Dreams Technology™ powertrain. The benefits extend to every driving situation, including a smooth ride experience, minimal road noise, vibration and harshness (NVH), accurate steering response with a light steering feel, and minimal body roll during cornering. It all results in a fun-to-drive, best-in-class feel among midsize hybrid sedans.
Honda is one of the few automakers that remains committed to hydrogen fuel cell technology . To help get the word out about hydrogen’s potential, Honda has joined the Clean Energy Partnership (CEP) to drive further hydrogen adoption in Europe. CEP is designed to prepare the ground for market entry of hydrogen mobility in Europe.