Honda Fit, Accord and CR-V Named Best Family Cars for 2015 by Parents Magazine and Edmunds.com
The 2015 Honda Fit, Accord, and CR-V have been named to the 10 Best Family Cars list compiled by the parenting and car experts at Parents magazine and Edmunds.com. The three family-friendly Honda vehicles – each earning the top crashworthiness ratings from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) and equipped with a standard rearview camera – were selected out of hundreds of models for excelling in the key areas of safety, convenience features, performance and value.
The Accord was recognized as one of the top sedans for families for the third straight year. The Accord features sophisticated styling, fuel-efficient powertrains1 and advanced technology features like the available LaneWatch™ display and a standard multi-angle rearview camera. With safety a top shopping consideration for families, the Accord shines by earning a TOP SAFETY PICK ratingfrom IIHS and a 5-Star Overall Vehicle Score from National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in its New Car Assessment Program (NCAP).2
The spacious, fuel-efficient1 and versatile 2015 Honda Fit was chosen as one of the best budget cars on the annual list. The all-new 2015 Honda Fit is even more of a standout choice in the subcompact segment with its small-on-the-outside, big-on-the-inside packaging, incredibly versatile second-row Magic Seat® and a manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP)3 starting at just $15,790. The Fit features a fresh and modern design, a sporty and efficient engine, plus a highly versatile interior loaded with equipment essential for urban driving, including a standard rearview camera and Bluetooth® hands-free connectivity. Occupant safety features for the 2015 Honda Fit are further enhanced through the use of Honda’s next-generation Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) body structure, helping Fit earn a TOP SAFETY PICK rating from IIHS and a 5-Star Overall Vehicle Score from National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in its New Car Assessment Program (NCAP)2.
The 2015 CR-V, also recognized as one of the best crossovers for families, received the most significant mid-cycle redesign in its history, with a new direct-injected EarthDreams™ Technology i-VTEC® engine and continuously variable transmission (CVT) to improve performance and fuel efficiency1. A new suite of Honda Sensing™ safety and driver-assistive features, available on the Touring trim, contribute to the vehicle’s TOP SAFETY PICK+ rating from IIHS. Additionally, the CR-V features significantly enhanced exterior and interior styling, while a long list of new family-friendly standard and available features brings a new level of sophistication to America’s top-selling SUV4.
For more information about the Parents magazine and Edmunds.com’s list of the 10 Best Family Cars for 2015, please visit www.parents.com and www.edmunds.com. The full list will be featured in the July 2015 issue of Parents magazine available June 9.
1 Based on 2015/2016 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.
2 Government 5-Star Safety Ratings are part of NHTSA’s New Car Assessment Program (www.SaferCar.gov). Model tested with standard side airbags (SABs).
3 MSRP (Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price) excluding tax, license, registration, $790 destination charge and options. Dealer prices may vary.
4 Based on Automotive News Center data for all SUV and CUV models 2004-2014 calendar years.
5 Honda products are produced using domestic and globally sourced parts.
Source: Honda News