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2014 Honda Civic Gets The Hint, Makes Smartphones Central To The Driving Experience (Video)
2014 Honda Civic Gets The Hint, Makes Smartphones Central To The Driving Experience (Video)

There's a three-way battle underway, with each party vying for control of your dashboard. The first contenders are companies like Garmin and TomTom -- device-makers that built their reputations on simple, effective, portable tools for navigation. These folks are clearly on the losing end of the...Read More»

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Honda Recalling 344,187 Odyssey Minivans For Unexpected Braking

Honda is recalling certain 2007 and 2008 Odyssey minivans for a problem that may result in unexpected braking. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) website puts the number of vehicles potentially affected by the recall at 344,187. Affected vehicles were built from...Read More»

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Transaction Prices Climb In October (And GM Is Happy To See It)

If you went shopping for a new car last month and found the prices higher than usual, you weren't imagining things. According to KBB, transaction prices climbed a full percentage point between September and October of 2013 -- and thanks to automakers like General Motors, incentives aren't doing...Read More»

2014 Honda Accord Hybrid EX-L
2014 Honda Accord Hybrid Driven: At 50 MPG And $30k, Does It Add Up?

Is the 2014 Honda Accord Hybrid a more compelling vehicle this time around? You might not be aware that this is Honda’s second try at an Accord Hybrid; but as we drove the 2014 Accord Hybrid earlier this month we couldn't help but look back at what didn't work last time—and how...Read More»

2014 Honda Crosstour
2014 Honda Crosstour Priced From $28,210

On sale today, the 2014 Honda Crosstour mid-size crossover carries a starting price of $28,210, including destination charge, for the two-wheel drive EX up to $38,070 for the four-wheel drive EX-L V-6 Navigation. Standard features on all Crosstour models include a rearview camera with guidelines...Read More»

2014 Honda Accord Hybrid
2014 Honda Accord Hybrid Earns 50 MPG, Priced From $29,155

If you're looking for a new hybrid, you might want to save your pennies 'til Halloween. That's when Honda dealers will begin carrying the 2014 Accord Hybrid, priced from $29,155. The sedan arrives with a goodie bag full of standard features. Perhaps most notable is Honda's LaneWatch system, which...Read More»

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2003-04 Honda Odyssey, 2003 Acura MDX Recalled For Airbag Flaw

Just two weeks after its younger siblings were recalled for stalling issues, the 2003-04 Honda Odyssey is being recalled for a problem with its airbags. According to Detroit News, the recall also includes 2003 models of the Acura MDX. The flaw stems from a dodgy computer chip used in the system...Read More»

2013 Honda Odyssey
2013 Honda Odyssey, Pilot Recalled Due To Stalling

Honda is conducting a voluntary safety recall of certain 2013 Honda Odyssey minivans and Pilot SUVs for a piston problem that may cause the engine to stall. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) website puts the number of vehicles affected by the recall at 270...Read More»

2014 Honda Accord Hybrid
2014 Honda Accord Hybrid Arrives, Boasting 47 MPG

The Honda Accord Hybrid has arrived for 2014, boasting some very impressive credentials. Will it manage to win over consumers in the super-competitive mid-size sedan marketplace? Let's take a look. Honda's press release for the 2014 Accord Hybrid focuses primarily on its fuel economy -- which is...Read More»

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Honda's New Pedestrian Tech Uses Cell Phones To Save Lives: Video

Every few days, it seems as if another automaker announces a high-tech means to eliminate traffic accidents in the coming years. Recently we've seen two promising candidates. Last week, Nissan vowed to bring autonomous vehicles to showrooms by the year 2020. That's exciting, but autonomous cars...Read More»

2014 Honda Odyssey Touring Elite
2014 Honda Odyssey Ads Feature Neil Patrick Harris & Rainn Wilson

Just three days after we wrote about the importance of taglines in advertising, Honda has announced a new tagline of its own: "Start Something Special". And naturally, the automaker has a series of commercials to help launch the phrase. According to Honda's Mike Accavitti, "The new Honda tagline is...Read More»

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2014 Honda Odyssey Earns First Minivan IIHS Top Safety Pick+

Good news for family car buyers who need a little more space to transport people and gear: the 2014 Honda Odyssey just earned the Top Safety Pick+ designation from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). To earn the top award, the Odyssey scored good performance in all five IIHS crash...Read More»

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2013 Honda Accord Recalled For Fuel Tank Defect

Honda says it will recall some 2013 Honda Accord sedans in the U.S. to fix a potentially defective fuel tank. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) website puts the number of vehicles potentially affected by the recall at 1,659. Affected vehicles were built from...Read More»

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2014 Honda Odyssey Gets An Official Pricetag

The 2014 Honda Odyssey arrives in dealer showrooms just in time to serve as shuttle duty for your upcoming fourth of July party. Set to hit the lots on July 2nd, the updated Odyssey will wear a starting pricetag of $28,825. This represents a $150 jump over the outgoing model. Not too shabby for a...Read More»

2007 Honda S2000
2006 Acura RSX, 2006-2007 Honda S2000 Recalled For Brake Defect

Honda is conducting a voluntary safety recall of certain 2006 model year Acura RSX cars and 2006 and 2007 Honda S2000 sports cars to fix a potential brake defect. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) website puts the number of vehicles potentially affected by the...Read More»

2004 Honda Odyssey EX
Honda Odyssey Airbags Investigated For Unexpected Deployment

The federal government has opened an investigation into front airbags that are unexpectedly deploying, in 2003 and 2004 Honda Odyssey minivans. The issue could affect about 320,000 Odyssey vans in all, and it could lead to a recall. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration...Read More»

2013 Honda Accord V6 Touring  -  Driven
Honda Accord Or Nissan Altima: Which One Does V-6 Better?

A decade ago, both the Honda Accord and Nissan Altima were offered in base four-cylinder versions. But with the V-6s of that time offering a big leap in performance and smoothness, with fuel economy only slightly lower for the V-6 (yes, gas prices were lower then), the question then was: Why not...Read More»

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2013 Honda Accord V6 Touring: Driven

The Honda Accord is now in its ninth generation, and as we reported in our First Drive of the 2013 Honda Accord last year, the 2013 Accord makes some noticeable leaps forward—and for the most part, it's a better all-purpose sedan than ever, and a return to form in some respects the driver...Read More»

2011 Honda Odyssey EX
Best Used Minivan 2013: The Car Connection's Picks

Minivans are the family haulers of this generation. Invented in the 1980s and marketed first by Chrysler, they replaced traditional station wagons--at least, until sport-utility vehicles came along and spoiled all the fun. Over the years since the first 1984 Chrysler minivans, newcomers like the...Read More»

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