2015 Honda Pilot accessories

Thanks to its outstanding crash test safety ratings and advanced engineering, the 2015 Honda Pilot is one of the safest sport utility vehicles currently on the market. Available right here in Boulder at Fisher Honda, one of the most notable things about this car are the 2015 Honda Pilot safety features! Let’s explore what these features are capable of and what they have to offer for passengers.

Honda Pilot Body Design

Built using the Advanced Compatibility Engineering (ACE) structure, the 2015 Honda Pilot was designed to effectively distribute crash energy throughout the front end of the vehicle by crumpling in all the right areas. This helps to prevent occupants from absorbing said energy and reduces the overall risk of injury. The ACE structure also helps avoid transferring that crash energy to other vehicles in the event of a multi-car collision.

Vehicle Stability Control

In order to help the driver maintain full control of the 2015 Honda Pilot, this vehicle comes equipped with a standard vehicle stability assist system and traction control. If there is an under or oversteer situation detected, this system will actively engage to help you return to your intended course and avoid a potentially hazardous situation. The traction control aspect is incredibly helpful during slippery road conditions as well.

Three Rows of Side Curtain Airbags

Standard for all three rows of seats, the 2015 Honda Pilot safety features includes side curtain airbags with a built-in rollover sensor. No matter what sort of accident situation occurs with this vehicle, these side curtain airbags are designed to provide optimum protection for all passengers, even in the event of a rollover.

Backup Camera

For added visibility when reversing out of a tight parking spot, the 2015 Honda Pilot is outfitted with a standard rearview backup camera. The image from this camera is displayed in high resolution on the standard 8-inch infotainment screen and features guidelines to help you determine the distance an object is from the back of the new Honda Pilot. This will help you avoid making contact with other vehicles as well.

The 2015 Honda Pilot Safety Features are Top-Notch

To explore the all-new Honda Pilot and the safety features it has to offer at your local Boulder Honda dealer, contact Maita Honda at 6025 Arapahoe Road in Boulder to take one out for a test drive!

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2015 Honda Fit

  • Six project teams will each customize a 2015 Fit
  • Fit fans and car enthusiasts will vote for their favorite custom Fit
  • Completed project vehicles will be on display at the 2014 SEMA Show Honda booth

There’s a Honda Fit for every one! Honda launched an interactive 2015 Fit experience on Tumblr today to show the customization potential of the all-new 2015 Fit. All six final products will be on display at this year’s SEMA Show in Las Vegas. Honda selected six performance shops to participate in the custom building project. These shops include Bisimoto Engineering, Kontrabrands, MAD Industries, Spoon Sports USA, Tjin Edition and the award-winning Kenny Vinces.

Each team will use modifications such as body kits, wheels, custom paint jobs and much more to build their creations. View the official Tumblr posts (including photos, animated GIFs and video), and progress of each custom Fit here. From August 21st through October 22nd you can vote for your favorite Fit by liking and reblogging posts tagged with #ProjectFit. The performance shop with the highest total number of likes and reblogs will win an award from Honda.

“Personalized Honda subcompacts were the foundation of the original import tuner revolution, and the all-new Fit upholds that legacy with a great powertrain, an engaging chassis and renowned Honda quality, all at an affordable price,” said Jeff Conrad, senior vice president and general manager of the Honda Division. “Our Fit project vehicle program and our Tumblr initiative, #ProjectFit, together offer a unique, fun way to demonstrate the personalization potential of this great new car.”

2015 #ProjectFit

I’m excited to vote and see each final product!

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Honda has been named the “Most Trusted Brand” three straight years and “Best Overall Brand” for a second consecutive year.

“A brand is really built over the long haul through consumers’ experiences with its products, and Honda is committed to delivering class-leading vehicles that provide lasting enjoyment and value to our customers,” said Jeff Conrad, senior vice president and general manager of the Honda automobile division for American Honda. “Honda simply embraces the challenge of being a brand that people can trust.”

Once again, new-car shoppers have recognized the Honda brand as “Most Trusted Brand” and “Best Overall Brand” for Kelley Blue Book’s 2014 Brand Image Awards. KBB’s 2014 Image Awards are based on consumer data derived from the Kelley Blue Book Market Intelligence Brand Watch study. Brand Watch is an online brand and model study that taps into over 12,000 in-market-new-vehicle shoppers every year on KBB.com. This in-depth study offers an observation on how shoppers perceive certain factors driving their auto purchase decisions, and captures brand loyalty and familiarity data among shoppers. Honda secured the highest average score across all non-luxury models for the “Best Overall Non-Luxury Brand” title.

“The fact that Honda has again won the Kelley Blue Book Brand Image Awards as Best Overall Brand and Most Trusted Brand comes as no surprise,” said Jack R. Nerad, executive editorial director and executive market analyst for Kelley Blue Book. “Our experience has indicated that consumers continue to both respect Honda vehicles and be enthusiastic about them. Honda’s reputation for quality, reliability and fun-to-drive continues to resonate with buyers of all ages.”

We aim to match match these standards as your trusted Honda dealer. Rest assured that with Maita Honda we will work to help you find the vehicle you want, paired with the service and attention you deserve. Browse NEW Honda inventory here and schedule your test drive today!

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Honda workers celebrate millionth car exported from US

A silver Honda Accord sedan is rarely a vehicle worth getting too excited over, but we’re sure the folks at Honda’s Marysville, Ohio assembly plant would beg to differ. Yesterday, a silver 2013 Accord EX-L sedan earmarked for South Korea rolled off the line, making it the one-millionth vehicle Honda has exported from the US over the last 25 years. More importantly, Honda also announced that by 2014, it plans to export more cars from the US than it imports from Japan.

Starting with the very first Honda exported to Taiwan from Ohio in 1987, the automaker has exported more than $22-billion worth of vehicles and vehicle parts, with 1994 standing as a record year in which 105,511 vehicles were shipped out. This year, Honda and Acura have 11 models that are exported out of the US accounting for almost 100,000 units shipped to more than 40 countries. With a goal of increasing production capacity from 1.63 million units up to 1.92 million units by 2014, Honda expects to “far surpass” its 1994 export record.

For more, check out Honda’s official press release by scrolling below.

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Forgive us for having the distinct feeling of déjà vu, but it certainly feels like we’ve been here before. By that we are referring Car and Driver and the announcement of its annual 10Best vehicles for 2013. To be sure, it’s an impressive selection of cars that combine heart-pounding performance and frugal sensibilities, but it also represents something of a broken record on the part of C/D. We’re not so sure that’s a flaw, though, as the resulting list is tough to argue with.

Vehicles like the Ford Mustang, Porsche Boxster, and BMW 3 Series have maintained their high-horsepower spots on this list for several years now. Even on the more practical and nimble end, the Honda Accord, Honda Fit and Mazda Miata have not budged. These continued spots are even in light of redesigns for some vehicles such as the Accord, Boxster and 3 Series.

In fact, the only newcomer to the 10Best list this year are the Scion FR-S/Subaru BRZ twins, which knocked out the Cadillac CTS-V. We think it would have been a huge misstep to have excluded the FR-S/BRZ, even in light of the supercharged Caddy’s lamentable departure from 10Best.

Without further ado, here are 2012 Car and Driver 10Best winners:

After perusing our gallery of the winners, bounce on over to Car and Driver to check out the full 10Best roundup, along with a collection of videos on each car. Be sure to let us know in Comments what you think of this year’s list!

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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 ‘10Best 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 ’10Best Cars’ Award History

Honda Model “10Best 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

For more information and downloadable high-resolution images of Honda vehicles, please visit www.hondanews.com. Consumer information is available at www.automobiles.honda.com.

1Honda products are produced using domestic and globally sourced parts.

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American Honda reports an all-time record for the month of November, with November 2012 U.S. sales of 116,580 units, an increase of 38.9 percent compared with November 2011. The Honda Division posted November 2012 sales of 104,334 units, an increase of 41.0 percent compared with November 2011. Acura U.S. November sales of 12,246 units represents an increase of 23.6 percent over November 2011.

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Segment-leading Civic breaks 22-year-old November record (1990) with sales of 30,075 units, up 75 percent from a year ago

All-new Accord continues to ramp up with 26,248 sales, up 82 percent from last November

CR-V sets it ninth monthly sales record for 2012, up 36 percent to 22,333 sales

“We are now surpassing sales records set pre-recession, a true sign that our business has recovered,” said John Mendel, American Honda executive vice president of Sales. “Honda’s all-time best November demonstrates the fundamental strength of our core products. The new Accord is hitting its stride, and with the new Civic now arriving in dealerships, we’re ready for a strong finish to 2012.”

Acura
– RDX sets its seventh-consecutive monthly sales record, up 129 percent from a year ago with 3,036 sales

MDX was the top selling Acura model in November, with 3,368 sales

ILX gains traction as the top selling Acura sedan in November, with 2,108 sales

“While the MDX leads the lineup in sales, the record-setting sales of RDX and ILX are doing a great job as the gateway to the Acura lineup in bringing new customers to the brand,” said Jeff Conrad, vice president of Acura Sales. “The combination of Acura’s growing lineup and rising industry sales are fueling Acura’s momentum as we head into 2013.” 

The daily selling rate (DSR) is calculated with 25 days for November 2012 and 25 days for November 2011. Year-to-date, the DSR is calculated with 281 days for 2012 and 280 days for 2011. All other percentages in release are unadjusted; see table for adjusted DSR figures.

For more information about Honda vehicles, please visit www.automobiles.honda.com. For media inquiries please visit www.hondanews.com. For more information about Acura vehicles, please visit www.acura.com. For media inquiries please visit www.acuranews.com.

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