Honda happens to be one of the most sought after manufacturers when it comes to vehicles. This is because overtime this brand has demonstrated that it has what it takes to create reliable vehicles that can stand the test of time. Present day Hondas have a lot of safety and technological features.
The 2017 lineup comprises of sport cars, economy cars, cars for long journey, trucks and lots more. Below are some of the cars available in this lineup:
The Honda Ridgeline: Truck Lover’s Paradise
If you love pickups, then the Honda Ridgeline is an excellent choice for you. It is the only offering from Honda of this particular type of vehicle, but don’t allow that to discourage you. This vehicle comes with a lot of wonderful features, which includes its ability to tow heavy things.
Specs and MSRP
The starting price for the Ridgeline is a little above $29,000, which is reasonable for a pickup truck. The interior has an incredible 109 cubic feet space, and can comfortably seat five people. It is a very comfortable vehicle.
This vehicle has a lot of notable features, amongst which is its cool Blind Spot Visibility System which helps the driver to see everything happening in the digital monitor’s blind spot. Another important feature is the Remote Engine Start which helps the driver to start the car from a distance. This model also comes with live videos and cameras.
The Toyota Tacoma and the Ridgeline are both in the same league. However, the Ridgeline offers a better off-road traction, better performance, and has more room than the Tacoma.
The Ridgeline can offer you up to 19 miles a gallon within the city and on the highway, 26 miles a gallon. This is very good fuel efficiency considering the fact that it’s a truck.
Strengths and Weaknesses
Most of their customers loved the technology and comfort provided by Ridgeline. However, the interior styling left a lot to be desired.
The Honda Civic: Complete Fuel Economy
The Honda Civic is perfect for commuters and college students alike. The looks, cost, and features are perfect for people of different status.
Specs and MSRP
The starting price for the Civic is about $19,000, and most consumers will go for it because it offers a lot more than the value of their money. This car can seat five people comfortably and has 12.1 cubic feet volume for cargo. The front seat has a headroom of 34.6 inches, legroom of 42.3 inches and shoulder room of 56.9 inches.
This car has several safety and technological features to offer its passengers and drivers alike. Engine Immobilizer, Hill Start Assist, Electric Parking Brake are some of the safety features offered by this model. The model also offers features like Hondalink, Radio, Pandora, and so on.
The Civic has more features and a better fuel efficiency than many of the other cars like Chevrolet Sonic in its category.
This model has one of the highest levels of fuel efficiency in the market. It can cover more than 31 miles a gallon while in the city, and for the highway, 41 miles per gallon. It doesn’t get better than this for people who travel a lot.
Strengths and weaknesses
Its fuel efficiency, how it handles, and its overall level of comfort are some of the reasons why consumers love this model. However, some people are of the opinion that the inner space is inadequate.
The Honda CR-V: The Family Car
For people with large family or who go on lots of road trips, the Honda CR-V is a perfect choice. This is an SUV with amazing gas mileage and lots of other features that you won’t be able to resist.
The starting price for this model is a little below $24,000. It can seat 5 people comfortably and has about 70.9 cubic feet for cargo space. This is an award winning automobile. Kelly Blue Book named the CR-V one of its top 16 family cars.
The CR-V has a lot of technological and safety features. The 7-inch display screens as well as its USB interface are some of its technological features. Lane Departure Warning, Collision Mitigation Braking System, and Forward Collision Warning, are some of its safety features.
The CR-V is a fuel-efficient vehicle. The vehicle can go for 26 miles on a gallon when in the city, and 29 miles a gallon for the highway, as well as 29 mixed miles a gallon. The efficiency is adequate for a person that travels frequently.
The Toyota RAV 4 is in the same category as the Honda CR-V. However, the CR-V is better than the RAV 4 in terms of performance and fuel efficiency. It is a superb SUV.
Strengths and Weaknesses
There are lots of reasons why consumers love this model. Its space, features and performance are some of such reasons. However, some people are of the opinion that the price is a little on the high side.
The Accord, HR-V, Pilot, Fit, and ODYSSEY, are some of the vehicles in the Honda Lineup, so check out any of them, and take a test drive.