Official Honda 2015 Honda Civic, Accord, CR-V and Odyssey Named Kelley Blue Book Best Buys for 2015

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    Honda earns top honors by in the Best Buy Small Car, Midsize Car, Small SUV/Crossover and Minivan categories
    This release contains: 1 Related Document, 4 PhotosFour Honda models, the 2015 Accord, Civic, CR-V and Odyssey have received the prestigious Best Buy Award in their respective categories from the experts at Kelley Blue Book's Honda's four awards are among the most earned by any automaker and represent a third of the twelve total Best Buy Award categories. The 2015 Honda Civic was awarded Kelley Blue Book Best Buy: Small Car, the 2015 Honda Accord for mid-size car, the 2015 Honda CR-V for small SUV/crossover, and the 2015 Honda Odyssey received the Kelley Blue Book Best Buy: Minivan award. Each of the Hondas were selected as winners in their category following expert evaluation and testing by experts, along with analysis of a broad range of vehicle-related data, including cost of ownership information, consumer reviews and ratings, and vehicle sales/retail sales information.

    "It is an honor to receive Kelley Blue Book Best Buy Awards for four of our core models, all of which are on track to be best-sellers with individual retail car buyers again in 2014," said Jeff Conrad, senior vice president and general manager of the Honda Division. "This prestigious award from helps current and future buyers with their purchase decision and further solidifies the notion that customers who purchase a Honda are making an all-around smart choice."

    "Our Kelley Blue Book Best Buy Award program proved to us what most Americans already suspect -- that Honda vehicles are among the most value-filled in the market," said Kelley Blue Book's Executive Editorial Director Jack Nerad. "In test after test we were struck by how uncannily spot-on the Honda cars, crossovers and minivans were in matching up to the needs and desires of consumers in their individual segments. By achieving award-winning status in four out of the 12 categories Hondas proved their reputation for high value is well-deserved."

    The Honda Civic, Accord, CR-V and Odyssey, all built in North America, continue to lead retail sales in their respective segments through the end of September 2014, based on the latest new-vehicle registration data from IHS Automotive.

    About Honda
    Honda offers a full line of reliable, fuel-efficient and fun-to-drive automobiles for American car buyers through approximately 1,000 independent U.S. Honda dealers. The Honda lineup includes the Accord, Crosstour, Civic, Fit, and CR-Z along with the Pilot, and CR-V sport-utility vehicles and the Odyssey minivan.

    Honda has the longest-lasting cars1 of any mainstream automotive brand in America, and more models achieving an IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK+ rating than any other automotive nameplate.

    Honda has been producing automobiles in America for more than 30 years and currently operates 16 major manufacturing facilities in North America. In 2013, more than 94 percent of all Honda vehicles sold in U.S. were made in North America, using domestic and globally sourced parts.

    About Kelley Blue Book Best Buy Awards
    The Kelley Blue Book Best Buy Awards are designed to provide a significant service to American new-car buyers by identifying the cream of the crop of all available 2015 model-year vehicles. The all-new awards are the culmination of a year-long regimen of expert vehicle evaluation and testing of nearly every new vehicle available in America, along with analysis of a broad swath of vehicle-related data, including vehicle pricing/transaction prices, 5-Year Cost to Own data (which includes depreciation, insurance, maintenance, financing, fuel, fees and taxes for new cars), consumer reviews and ratings, and vehicle sales/retail sales information. Of more than 300 new-car models available for 2015, Kelley Blue Book's expert editors initially narrowed the field to 49 Best Buy Award Finalists in 12 major vehicle categories, and then spent several weeks testing and evaluating all of the finalists head-to-head to ultimately determine the winners. For more information, visit Kelley Blue Book Best Buy Awards of 2015 - Kelley Blue Book.

    1 Longevity based on IHS Automotive, Polk U.S. vehicles in operation registration statistics 1988-2012 for Honda and non-luxury competing brands.

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    England CJ Leeds
    Not bad to receive any award, I wonder why Honda UK does not advertise their own success if any?