Honda Ups Target 25% on Strong Civic, CR-V Sales

Honda Ups Target 25% on Strong Civic, CR-V Sales
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Back in January, Honda targeted 1.02 million in vehicle sales for the 2012 year in the US, but the Japanese automaker is now optimistic that it’ll sell almost 1.3 million units this year. Continue Reading...

Most Shopped New Cars for the Week: June 24 – 30, 2012

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Most Shopped New Cars for the Week: June 24 – 30, 2012
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If you’re in the market for a new car, perhaps you’re curious what models your neighbors are looking at. We’ve compiled a list of the top five most researched new cars in the AutoGuide New Cars section for the past week. Continue Reading...

Three of Four Most Researched New Cars Are Hondas Says KBB

Three of Four Most Researched New Cars Are Hondas Says KBB
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Finally, some good news for Honda. According to Kelley Blue Book, the Japanese automaker has three of the four most-visited new cars on its website during the first quarter of 2012. Continue Reading...

Top 10 Cars With Highest Percentage of Women Buyers

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Top 10 Cars With Highest Percentage of Women Buyers
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Ever wonder just how different men are from women when it comes to picking their vehicle of choice? Here’s a top 10 list of vehicles with the highest proportion of female buyers, provided by Polk via InsideLine. There are a few unexpected models on the list, and a couple of models that, to our surprise,… Continue Reading...

Top 10 Super Bowl Ads from Car Manufacturers

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Top 10 Super Bowl Ads from Car Manufacturers
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  The Super Bowl only comes once and year, and it brings with it a heated advertising race between car companies to try and captivate the huge audience that watches the big game with eye catching commercials. These are AutoGuide’s picks for the 10 best commercials of this year’s Super Bowl in order from worst to… Continue Reading...

Watch Honda’s Full Ferris Bueller Super Bowl Commercial [Video]

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Watch Honda’s Full Ferris Bueller Super Bowl Commercial [Video]
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We were teased last week with a taste of Honda’s Ferris Bueller Super Bowl ad. Now the full 2:25 commercial is available to watch… and we’ve got it! We were pretty excited after watching the 10 second teaser, and the full-length ad doesn’t disappoint. It stars Matthew Broderick, who calls into work sick and enjoys… Continue Reading...

Ferris Bueller Takes Another Day Off In Honda’s Super Bowl Ad

Ferris Bueller Takes Another Day Off In Honda’s Super Bowl Ad
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Bueller? Bueller? Anyone? It’s been 26 years since Ferris Bueller (aka Matthew Broderick) took a day off, but he’s back and he’s starring in Honda’s new Super Bowl ad. Although the ad won’t be shown until game day, Honda has released a tease of the commercial to hold us over. The 49-year-old actor stars in… Continue Reading...

Toyota, Lexus Top Kelley Blue Book 2012 Resale Value Brands

Toyota, Lexus Top Kelley Blue Book 2012 Resale Value Brands
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Kelley Blue Book has announced the winners of their 2012 Best Resale Value Awards with Toyota being the best resale value brand and their luxury counterpart, Lexus, topping best resale value luxury brand. Coming out on top of the list of this year’s top 10 best resale value vehicles however is (In order from first… Continue Reading...

KBB Most Researched Vehicles List Released

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KBB Most Researched Vehicles List Released
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Kelly Blue Book Released their list of the 20 most researched vehicles and three of the top five spots belong the Honda products. The Civic and Accord placed first and second respectively, with the Toyota Camry in third, the Honda CR-V in fourth and the Ford F-150 in fifth. The Hyundai Sonata and Elantra placed… Continue Reading...

2012 Honda CR-V Priced from $22,295

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2012 Honda CR-V Priced from $22,295
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Honda has finally released the pricing for their new 2012 CR-V, keeping it consistent with the outgoing model despite adding a ton of new, innovative features to their SUV. Recently named a finalist for 2012 North American Truck of the Year, the 2012 CR-V LX 2WD will start at $22,295 (without $810 destination fee) while… Continue Reading...

Honda’s Banking On New Models, Hybrids For Future Success

Honda’s Banking On New Models, Hybrids For Future Success
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Honda is having a pretty tough year compared to its competitors, with an unsuccessful North American Civic refresh and the floods in Thailand hurting their production. Just how tough has this year been for Honda? They’re the only large automaker to post a US sales decline last month, when total sales jumped 14-percent throughout the… Continue Reading...

2012 Honda CR-V Unveiled: 2011 LA Auto Show

2012 Honda CR-V Unveiled: 2011 LA Auto Show
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Although we had the chance to drive the 2012 Honda CR-V back in October, Honda has kept a tight lid on both photos and driving impressions. The car got its official reveal Wednesday at the Los Angeles Auto Show, just as Ford took the wraps off its all-new Escape. Like its predecessors, the CR-V will… Continue Reading...

2012 Honda CR-V Leaks Out: First Photos of All-New Crossover

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2012 Honda CR-V Leaks Out: First Photos of All-New Crossover
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Set to debut at the upcoming Los Angeles Auto Show, the 2012 Honda CR-V has been teased with a concept image, specs and sneak photos, but now we’re finally treated to official photos of the revamped SUV. The new CR-V clearly features bold styling while Honda stresses that the new crossover will be “more sophisticated… Continue Reading...

Honda Reducing Exports By Half As A Reponse To Rising Yen

Honda Reducing Exports By Half As A Reponse To Rising Yen
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The rising yen is making exports from Japan increasingly unprofitable and Honda is looking to cut vehicle exports by 50 percent over the next 10 years as a response to the change in currency valuations. Honda hopes to sell as much as 90 percent of its vehicles in markets that can use locally sourced vehicles…. Continue Reading...

2012 Honda CR-V Revealed with Dramatic New Look

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2012 Honda CR-V Revealed with Dramatic New Look
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Honda has released a single photo of its upcoming 2012 CR-V compact crossover, and judging from the pic it’s a lot less compact than before. While the photo is of a concept, in true Honda fashion that means it’s just a slightly embellished version of the production model that will debut later this year. The… Continue Reading...

Honda To Launch Diesel CR-V In India

Honda To Launch Diesel CR-V In India
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Honda‘s CR-V may be still popular, but it’s growing long in the tooth. With a new one dropping later this year, Honda may be preparing a diesel version for sale in the booming market of India—and likely depending on the perilous adventure that is gas-price speculation, we may be getting one too. Honda’s new diesel… Continue Reading...

2012 Honda CR-V Delayed, Civic To See Limited Production

2012 Honda CR-V Delayed, Civic To See Limited Production
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Honda will delay the launch of their next generation CR-V crossover due to continued production delays, and supplies of their 2012 Civic will also be delayed as Honda’s North American production continues to run at well below capacity amid the after effects of Japan’s natural disasters. In a letter to Honda’s dealers, U.S. executive vice-president… Continue Reading...

Honda CR-V Under Investigation for Headlight Failures; Recall Possible

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Honda CR-V Under Investigation for Headlight Failures; Recall Possible
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If you own a 2002 to 2004 Honda CR-V it could be the subject of a recall in the near future after federal safety regulators announced an investigation into headlight failures for those model years. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has announced an early investigation into almost 300,000 of the Honda soft-roaders after… Continue Reading...

Honda Plants Remain Closed, R&D To Be Rebuilt After Massive Damage

Honda Plants Remain Closed, R&D To Be Rebuilt After Massive Damage
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Honda‘s manufacturing plants will remain closed, while the heart of their company, the research & development facility in Tochigi, Japan, will undergo months of repairs after being severely damaged by the earthquake that devastated Japan earlier in March. Honda originally planned to keep their plants closed until March 27th but has decided to extend the closures until… Continue Reading...

Honda To Recall Accord And CR-V Over Wiring Issues

Honda To Recall Accord And CR-V Over Wiring Issues
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Honda is recalling 2,277 Accord and CR-V models due to a wiring defect that may have occurred during the vehicle’s assembly. An electrical coupling that was possibly damaged during the engine installation process could lead to the vehicle stalling. While no incidents have been reported, Honda is keen to fix the defect, which only affects 2010 model… Continue Reading...

Honda Element To Cease Production [AutoGuide Exclusive]

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Honda Element To Cease Production [AutoGuide Exclusive]
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Autoguide has learned that Honda will announce on Friday that production of their Element compact SUV will cease. No official reasons were given, but one can suspect that slow sales of the vehicle, combined with strong sales of the Honda CR-V, led to the decision. Stay tuned for more as we await official word from… Continue Reading...

Honda Element To Cease Production [Autoguide Exclusive]

Honda Element To Cease Production [Autoguide Exclusive]
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AutoGuide has learned that Honda will announce on Friday that production of their Element compact SUV will cease. No official reasons were given, but one can suspect that slow sales of the vehicle, combined with strong sales of the Honda CR-V, led to the decision. Stay tuned for more as we await official word from… Continue Reading...