Honda Accord and Fit Receive Car and Driver Magazine's 10 Best Cars Awards Accord honored for 27th time; Fit wins for seventh straight year 12/5/2012 1:00:00 PM Car
and Driver magazine has named the all-new 2013 Honda Accord and the
Honda Fit as winners of its prestigious and highly competitive annual
'10 Best Cars' award. Now in its ninth generation, the Accord has
achieved '10Best Cars' status 27 times in the 31 years that Car and
Driver editors have been conducting the competition, more than any other
vehicle in the award's history. The Honda Fit has been honored with
"10Best Cars" status in each of the seven years that it has been on sale
in the United States. "The Accord and Fit both embody Honda's core
values of ingenious packaging, great visibility, fun driving dynamics
and fuel efficiency," said Michael Accavitti, vice president of
marketing operations for American Honda Motor Co., Inc. "The editors of
Car and Driver continue to recognize these attributes and our vehicles
as among the industry's best, a sentiment clearly echoed by Honda's
customers." The Fit has been sold in the U.S. since the 2007 model
year and is manufactured in Sayama, Japan. The Accord has been sold in
the U.S. since the 1976 model year and this year marks 30 years of
Accord manufacturing in America1. Honda Car and Driver '10 Best Cars' Award History Honda Model "10 Best Cars" Award Model Year Accord 2013,
2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001,
2000, 1999, 1998, 1995, 1994,1991, 1990, 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986, 1985,
1984, 1983 Civic 1996, 1991,1990, 1989, 1988 CRX 1988, 1985 Fit 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007 Prelude 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995,1994,1993, 1992, 1986, 1985, 1984 S2000 2004, 2002, 2001, 2000
The ninth-generation Accord is an elegant combination of style and
sophistication. Not only do the Accord Sedan and Coupe sport dynamic new
exterior and interior designs, but they also show off a host of new
The 2013 Honda Accord Sedan will be available in six model choices, including an all-new top-spec Touring trim (LX, Sport, EX, EX-L, EX-L V6, and Touring). The striking 2013 Honda Accord Coupe will be available in four model choices (LX-S, EX, EX-L and EX-L V6).
The 2013 Accord Sedan is available in nine exterior colors, including four metallic and five pearl colors. All-new colors include Champagne Frost Pearl, Hematite Metallic, Modern Steel Metallic and Obsidian Blue Pearl. The 2013 Accord Coupe is available in seven exterior colors, including two metallic, five pearl and one solid color. All-new colors include Modern Steel Metallic, Still Night Pearl, Tiger Eye Pearl and White Orchid Pearl.
Three features highly coveted by consumers are now standard on every new Accord: Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink®, USB/iPod® integration and rearview camera. No other manufacturer provides this level of standard equipment. Honda's Expanded View Driver's Mirror is also now standard equipment on every Accord.
The all-new available HondaLink™ connected-car system allows owners to put their smartphones away and still stay connected to their favorite digital content.
Celebrating 30 years of Accord production in the United States, the all-new 2013 Honda represents the expanding capabilities of Honda in North America. Virtually every aspect of the Accord was developed, tested and finalized by Honda associates throughout California and Ohio. The Accord is produced in Ohio by Honda of America Mfg. Inc.
We're changing the way you interact with your Accord and
connect with your friends. The new Accord introduces HondaLink, a cloud-based system that connects you to
Bluetooth® Streaming Audio, Pandora® internet radio, SMS text message function
and all your favorite digital music content without hassling with your mobile
phone. HondaLink featuring Aha compatibility gives you access to personalized
restaurant searches, Facebook audio feeds, audiobooks and more via the audio
system interface and voice recognition.
All New 2013 Honda Accord
Accord delivers a spacious and luxurious passenger cabin wrapped in an
upscale, sophisticated body style that will stand the test of time.
Beyond the beautiful exterior, it was truly designed around the needs of the
driver and passengers alike. Smart interior packaging allows for cargo space in
both the Accord Sedan and the Coupe, while the overall exterior lengths are
noticeably shortened, contributing to a sportier driving character and
easier parking. An expansive greenhouse and generous rear-seat area provide
excellent levels of visibility and comfort for the driver and all
Providing greater peace of
mind for the driver, the 2013 Accord will debut ingenious new available
safety features, such as Lane Departure Warning and Forward Collision Warning .
Plus, the available next generation of Honda's ACE body structure helps
enhance frontal crash performance.
The Accord has been one of the
best-selling cars in America since its introduction 36 years ago. And it's
poised to continue this tradition.