TORRANCE, Calif., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — The Honda Accord (http://automobiles.honda.com/accord-sedan ) is the only midsize sedan to be named to the prestigious 2014 Automobile Magazine ‘All-Star’ list (http://www.automobilemag.com/2014AllStars ). Automobile Magazine editors used a combination of factors to determine the list of ten ‘All-Stars’ including results from performance testing, feature evaluation and overall value analysis. Editors applauded the Accord for its refined powertrain, excellent ergonomics and fun-to-drive dynamics.
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“The Accord continues to demonstrate its benchmark capabilities in a very competitive midsize sedan segment,” said Jeff Conrad, senior vice president and general manager of the Honda automobile division for American Honda. “Automobile Magazine’s recognition of the Honda Accord for the second year in a row validates our ongoing efforts deliver best-in-class vehicles for our customers.”
The ninth generation Accord has captured numerous industry accolades since its introduction in 2012, including being named a Car and Driver Magazine’s 10Best, equipped with one of Ward’s 10 Best Engines, and honored as the 2014 Green Car Journal Green Car of the Year. The Accord was the best-selling car with individual American car buyers in 2013 with more than 300,000 in retails sales for the year according to new-vehicle registration data compiled by Polk, which was recently acquired by IHS.
This is the 19th time a Honda vehicle has been named an Automobile Magazine ‘All Star’ since the awards inception in 1990 and the second consecutive ‘All Star’ designation for the Accord. Past Honda All-Stars, in addition to the Accord, include the Civic, Element, Prelude, Odyssey, Fit and Ridgeline.
To read the complete Automobile Magazine ‘All Star’ list, visit http://www.automobilemag.com/2014allstars .
SOURCE American Honda Motor Co., Inc.