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Honda CR-V Named 2015 Motor Trend SUV Of The Year

Thursday, October 16th, 2014
2015 Honda CRV

2015 Motor Trend SUV of the Year

The Honda CR-V has been America’s best-selling SUV for the past decade. So it’s no surprise that America’s best selling SUV was named Motor Trend’s SUV of The Year!

Motor Trend editor-in-chief Ed Loh, said, “The 2015 Honda CR-V impressed our judges with its extensive list of delightful design and thoughtful engineering improvements. Our editors were especially impressed by Honda’s responsive and efficient continuously-variable transmission and sophisticated safety systems – particularly the smart and seamlessly integrated Lane Keeping Assist system. Efficient, practical, and a joy to drive; the 2015 HondaCR-V does virtually everything well.”

“It is an honor to receive such a prestigious award from the expert staff at Motor Trend, ” said Jeff Conrad, SVP & General Manager of Honda Division, American Honda Motor Co, Inc. “Our engineers, planners, and dealers work hard to deliver class leading products to our customers, and it’s extremely rewarding to be recognized for that hard work. This award from Motor Trend reaffirms for us that we’re meeting that goal.”

The 2015 CR-V owned the title with its phenomenal value, engineering, and safety features combing with performance.

The 2015 Honda CR-V was stacked up against the following SUVs for the 2015 SUV Title:

  • BMW X4
  • BMW X5
  • Cadillac Escalade
  • Chevrolet Tahoe
  • Chevrolet Suburban
  • Ford Expedition
  • GMC Yukon
  • GMC Yukon XL
  • Jeep Cherokee
  • Lexus NX
  • Lincoln MKC
  • Lincoln Navigator
  • Mercedes-Benz GLA
  • Nissan Rogue
  • Porsche Macan
  • Subaru Outback
  • Toyota Highlander
  • Volvo XC60


Howdy Honda’s Priority Spotlight: Gizmos and Gadgets (Technology)

Tuesday, March 20th, 2012
honda cr-v austin
Howdy Honda’s Priority Spotlight: Gizmos and Gadgets (Technology)

What car feature will be indispensable for you on your next car purchase? Many different factors lead you to purchase the vehicles that you do. For some, the latest specs and technology weigh more heavily than other features like, say, cargo space. Here at your Austin Honda dealer, we think that in-car tech gadgets, like rearview cameras, have started to play a major role in everyone’s ultimate decision.Brand loyalty is a powerful thing, especially in the automotive industry, and a huge determining factor of that in the foreseeable future will be based heavily on the latest technology systems offered by car manufacturers.

With that being said, how well do current vehicles stack up with regards to technology? If you look at the top 15 vehicles sold last month, which account for 1/3 of vehicles sold, you’ll find that each featured at least some iPod/USB compatibility as well as Bluetooth capabilities.

Honda has really put their foot on the gas with respect to their in car entertainment options. Besides being credited with developing some of the world’s most technologically advanced systems under the hood of your car; Honda is getting serious about in-car technology. For example, the new 2012 CR-V comes standard with rearview camera, Pandora integration and SMS messaging. STANDARD! That means that you can get the most basic CR-V and still get all of this awesome technology.

The gadgets on the 2012 CR-V are definitely something worth checking out. Let us know on Facebook or Twitter what in-car technology you want in your next car?