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2019 Honda Passport earns five-star crash-test ratings from the NHTSA
2019 Honda Passport earns five-star crash-test ratings from the NHTSA

The 2019 Honda Passport earned a five-star overall rating in the federal government's crashworthiness tests, the automaker said Wednesday. The five-seat crossover SUV earned four stars for the frontal crash test, five stars in the side-impact assessments, and four stars in the calculated rollover...Read More»

2012 Honda Accord
19K Honda, Acura models recalled for the second time to fix airbag inflators

Honda and Acura recalled about 19,000 sedans, coupes, hatchbacks, and crossover SUVs to replace passenger-side airbag inflators that may have been installed improperly during an earlier recall. DON'T MISS: 119K 2019 Honda CR-V crossover SUVs recalled to fix airbags Each car was previously recalled...Read More»

2019 Honda CR-V
119K 2019 Honda CR-V crossover SUVs recalled to fix airbags

Honda will recall its popular CR-V crossover SUV to address sharp metal within its steering wheel that could damage wiring related to the driver's airbag, federal documents said Thursday. Honda said it is aware of three injuries related to the issue. The recall covers approximately 119,000 2019...Read More»

2019 Honda Civic
The $20,370 2019 Honda Civic LX is the best $20,000* new car you can buy

The rule in our household is simple: New cars cost less than $20,000. Nevermind that the average new-car transaction price tops $37,000 now, made easy by 72-month financing. We’re cheapskates who hate debt. Twenty grand’s the limit. If we were to buy a new car today, the choices for...Read More»

2019 Honda Accord
Honda to dial back option, trim, and color combinations on its cars

Future Honda vehicles will come in fewer color and trim level combinations as the automaker seeks to reduce the complexity of building cars for all markets globally. Automotive News (subscription required) reported Wednesday that the the automaker will seek to streamline versions of the cars its...Read More»

2019 Honda Accord
2019 Honda Accord vs. 2019 Toyota Camry: Compare Cars

Few rivalries among automakers are as long-standing and deeply entrenched as the feud between the Honda Accord and Toyota Camry sedans. Millions of both models have been sold to buyers in the U.S. over decades, and even today, the Camry and Accord are among the most popular cars on dealers’...Read More»

2019 Honda Odyssey
51K Honda Odyssey minivans recalled over rollaway risk

About 51,000 Honda Odyssey minivans have been recalled to fix a fault that could cause them to roll away even after their transmissions are shifted to park, according to government filings released last week by the NHTSA. The recall affects 50,504 2018 and 2019 Honda Odyssey vans. The problem stems...Read More»

2019 Acura MDX
94K Acura, Honda vehicles will get new timing belts as part of recall

About 94,000 Honda and Acura crossover SUVs, minivans, pickup trucks, and sedans are subject to a recall to replace potentially defective timing belts. The defect could cause engines to stall if the belts fail. Documents filed with the NHTSA published Thursday said that the recall covers 2018-2019...Read More»

2019 Honda Civic Si
2019 Honda Civic vs. 2020 Toyota Corolla: Compare Cars

Small cars are a craft and not an art. The 2019 Honda Civic and 2020 Toyota Corolla might not look like tradesmen, but both compact cars are hard at work and have sharpened their skills over decades to become adept at shuttling people and cargo all over. The two cars are among the most prolific...Read More»

2014 Honda Ridgeline 4WD Crew Cab RTL Steering Wheel
1.1M Honda and Acura vehicles added to growing Takata airbag recall

Honda on Monday issued a recall covering 1.1 million cars and crossover SUVs to replace defective driver's side airbags made by automotive supplier Takata. The latest recall applies to certain 2003 through 2014 model-year Acura and Honda cars and crossover SUVs built with Takata airbag inflators...Read More»

2019 Chevrolet Blazer
2019 Chevrolet Blazer vs. 2019 Honda Passport: Compare Cars

We’ll spare you the frosted-tipped, rap-rock, slap-bracelet nostalgia from the 1990s. We’ve all seen the pictures. The 2019 Chevrolet Blazer and 2019 Honda Passport are two names from near-history that expired, revived for 2019 and reapplied to new SUVs. This time, both names apply to...Read More»

2019 Honda HR-V
2019 Honda HR-V improves to Top Safety Pick

The 2019 Honda HR-V's improved structure meant that the IIHS on Thursday named it a Top Safety Pick, at least in a specific configuration. The biggest changes come from within. Honda made structural changes to the front door hinge pillars and front-end structure with new reinforcements. The changes...Read More»

2019 Honda Insight
2020 Toyota Corolla Hybrid vs. 2019 Honda Insight: Compare Cars

Sometime, around the moment we found nutrition labels and no longer considered Thursdays to be part of the weekend, frugal and inexpensive commuter cars began to make sense. It’s cool, we all grow up. For us olds, the 2019 Honda Insight and 2019 Toyota Corolla Hybrid are adulting like...Read More»

2017 Honda Accord
Faulty fuel pump prompts Honda, Acura to recall 437k cars and crossover SUVs

Honda last week recalled nearly half a million sedans and crossovers SUVs sold under both its mainstream Honda and its upmarket Acura divisions due to a defective fuel pump. The latest recall, effective Jan. 29 and published by the NHTSA last week, includes the 2015-2019 Acura TLX sedan, 2016-2018...Read More»

2019 Honda Ridgeline
Honda Ridgeline recalled for fuel pump that may crack when exposed to car wash soap

Keeping a car clean is usually a good thing, but not when it comes to certain Honda Ridgeline pickup trucks. The Honda pickup is subject to a new recall to rectify a faulty fuel pump that could crack when exposed to certain car-wash detergents. The recall approved by the NHTSA this week covers...Read More»

2019 Honda Passport
2019 Honda Passport crossover SUV: Five seats, $33,035 to start

When it goes on sale next month, the 2019 Honda Passport will cost $33,035 for the base Sport trim level. That lands it square in the middle of a growing five-seat crossover SUV market that includes rivals such as the $31,090 Ford Edge, $32,315 Nissan Murano, and $35,490 Jeep Grand Cherokee. The...Read More»

2019 Honda Passport
2019 Honda Passport first drive: Five seats, just right

Discovery of uranium in the sandstone around Moab, Utah, sparked a rush of prospectors into the Four Corners region in the 1950s. With its 2019 Passport, Honda may very well have struck gold instead. The new Passport is a five-seat crossover SUV that looks, drives, and for the most part, acts like...Read More»

Honda Dream Drive infotainment system prototype at 2019 CES
Future Honda infotainment will let drivers make purchases on the go

Honda will bring more connectivity to drivers and passengers in the near future with its "Honda Dream Drive" infotainment system. The prototype system, revealed at the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show on Tuesday, will let drivers make purchases on the go and open up entertainment to keep passengers...Read More»

2003 Toyota Highlander
Toyota, Honda, Subaru owners most likely to keep their cars for at least 15 years

Not every car buyer adheres to short-term leases to flip into something new every 36 months. A new study shows the brands and cars owners were most likely to keep for at least 15 years, and three Japanese brands came out on top. Toyota, Honda, and Subaru made up the entire list of cars owners were...Read More»

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