Honda

Honda Motor Company aka Honda is a Japanese multinational conglomerate that focuses mainly on manufacturing cars, motorcycles, and power equipment. Since 1959, Honda has been the world’s largest motorcycle manufacturer, as well as the world’s largest manufacturer of internal combustion engines by volume (14 million such units per year). Honda was also the first Japanese carmaker that came up with a luxury brand - that would be Acura, coined in 1986.

Honda was founded by Soichiro Honda, who started out as a mechanic, tuned cars and raced them during various events. The 1949 D-Type was the first motorcycle made by Honda from a frame and engine developed by the company. Honda’s first-ever automobile was, however, the T360 mini pickup truck, which made is market debut back in 1963. Today, Honda’s presence is sturdily felt in Europe but also in the U.S.

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These Are The Cars With Most Horsepower Per Dollar in 2022

These Are The Cars With Most Horsepower Per Dollar in 2022

’Donut Media’ does a deep dive to reveal the cars that offer the most horsepower for your dollars

Despite the ongoing chip crisis, there are some fantastic choices of new cars (if you can get your hands on one, that is) out there, and James from Donut Media gives us a run down the rides that offer the most ‘HRSPRS’ i.e horsepower for your dollar.

His end goal? To find out which new car offers the most value, when it comes to the number of ponies on tap.

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Why Is Honda Closing Its Main Production Plant In Japan?

Why Is Honda Closing Its Main Production Plant In Japan?

Honda may be sacrificing its identity in pursuit of a more sustainable future

Manufacturers are undergoing major restructuring in order for an efficient transition to electrification. Regardless of the trends, brand identity is important and Honda’s latest move may have a negative impact on that, as the Japanese carmaker has taken first steps towards closing down one of its major factories, in Japan, located in the Saitama prefecture.

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Unibody Trucks - the Ultimate Guide

Unibody Trucks - the Ultimate Guide

Unibody trucks aren’t very popular, but they do offer some benefits over their traditional body-on-frame counterparts

Pickup trucks have been the best sellers in the U.S. for a very long time. In fact, in 2021, the top-three selling vehicles were the Ford F-Series, the Ram pickup, and the Chevy Silverado. This should give you an idea as to how popular pickup trucks are Stateside. While these utility vehicles are getting better in terms of looks, features, and overall premium vibes, they still don’t offer the best ride quality or good fuel economy. But, there is a solution for this – unibody trucks.

Unibody trucks aren’t considered real trucks by a lot of people, mainly because they can’t be taken on any path and can’t tow as much as a traditional body-on-frame truck. However, unibody pickups offer crossover-like handling, ride quality, and fuel efficiency, thus giving you a sweet mix of both worlds. There aren’t a lot of unibody trucks on sale today, but we’ve listed them out here. Before we start with it, let’s get to some basic questions and answers about unibody trucks and designs.

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Watch A FWD Honda Civic With A CVT Turn The Tables On An All-Wheel-Drive BMW 330i

Watch A FWD Honda Civic With A CVT Turn The Tables On An All-Wheel-Drive BMW 330i

There’s a catch, though – the Civic is the Hulk and not Bruce Banner

Sam uploaded another fun drag race video on his YouTube channel, Sam CarLegion, this time involving a BMW 330i and a tuned Honda Civic. Well, even the 330i is slightly tuned, but not as much as the Civic. The two cars have quite a lot of differences. The Civic is mated to a CVT that powers the front wheels, whereas the BMW features an eight-cog automatic with an all-wheel-drive system. The BMW is almost 500 heavier as well. While the Civic makes 25 more horses than the Bimmer, the latter makes 60 pound-feet of torque more. But, in the end, none of it mattered because a budget family sedan on steroids beats a marque German car! How about that!

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Watch The Ford Fusion Sport Drag The Honda Accord Down In Hellfire

Watch The Ford Fusion Sport Drag The Honda Accord Down In Hellfire

The Honda Accord couldn’t do much other than stare at the Fusion’s taillight every single time

Remember how the Ford Fusion Sport obliterated the Mustang on the drag strip? Well, it is now back to Sam CarLegion’s channel for a drag race against a Honda Accord. The Accord, in every sense, is an underdog heading into the race. But, unlike some heroes that emerge from the bottom, the Accord couldn’t do much here other than kneeling down in front of the Fusion. Too dramatic, eh?

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This 800-Mile Honda S2000 Is Being Sold For $150,000

This 800-Mile Honda S2000 Is Being Sold For $150,000

Another day, another ridiculously expensive used car

Used car prices have certainly been crazy as of the moment. At a time when a used, factory-supercharged Toyota FJ Cruiser is selling for $80,000 and a modded, used Nissan GT-R is listed for more than $120,000, this low-mileage, $150,000 Honda S2000 suddenly starts to seem normal.

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2022 Honda HR-V

2022 Honda HR-V

Honda’s subcompact crossover domination is nearing the end of its life cycle before undergoing a comprehensive revamp.

The HR-V serves as the most compact and affordable crossover from Honda that is both fuel-efficient and comfortable, but it is quite old and is in desperate need of a thorough update. Although the 2022 model year remains highly unchanged, should you get one?

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Next-Generation Honda Civic Type R Could Come With An Automatic

Next-Generation Honda Civic Type R Could Come With An Automatic

Will the Civic Type R be more appealing as a result?

The 2023 Honda Civic Type R will most likely be revealed sometime this year. Throughout history, the Civic Type R always came with a manual transmission, but a report from Japan suggests that the upcoming hot hatch could be launched with an automatic transmission.

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2022 Honda Accord

2022 Honda Accord

The Accord is Honda’s answer to the Camry in ways that might make you consider it, plus it is well equipped for $26,120.

After the heavy set of upgrades that came with the 2021 model year, the 2022 Accord remains just as exciting as it was. Being a paradigm of the mid-size sedan market, Honda has been reliable and faithful to its consumers and the 10th-generation Accord proves it, but even with a facelift in 2021, the Accord is now four years old, so is it worth buying today or should you hold out for the 11th-gen model?

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Honda Teases Us with the New Civic Type R Once Again

Honda Teases Us with the New Civic Type R Once Again

Watch the fastest hot hatch demolish the Suzuka Circuit

Even with COVID-19 and the digital world looking to wipe live, brick-and-mortar auto shows from existence, Japan is giving these ancient relics at least one last shot. The Tokyo Auto Salon has produced several interesting cars in 2022, although most will never see the light of day ever again. Honda, however, showed off the new Civic Type R in the flesh, albeit covered in camouflage. The Japanese marque also released a new teaser video to get even more hype for the hottest of hatchbacks.

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The Coolest Cars in the World

The Coolest Cars in the World

Here’s a list of some of the coolest cars of 2021

If you are in the market for a car, you will be surprised at the number of offerings you get in every single segment. Right from your Nissan Versa to a Ferrari F8 Tributo; there is competition in every segment. Whether you’re into classic cars, imported models or luxury items, you will be spoilt for choices. But, not every car you see is a cool one. There are a number of factors in determining whether a car is cool or not. There’s the exterior, the interior, the performance, and most importantly, it’s every individual’s opinion. You may or may not agree with some of the entries here, but here’s a look at the coolest cars of 2021.

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F1 Champ Max Verstappen's Honda Civic Type R Is Up For Sale

F1 Champ Max Verstappen’s Honda Civic Type R Is Up For Sale

This is your chance to own one of Max’s personal vehicles, assuming that you live in Europe

The 2021 season of Formula 1 recently concluded with a new champion. Max Verstappen of Red Bull Racing Honda effectively ended the streak of Mercedes-AMG Petronas’ Lewis Hamilton, albeit in a controversial fashion. But that’s a story for another day. What we have here is a chance for you to own his Honda Civic Type R.

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Here's Another Look At The 2023 Honda Civic Type R As It Goes Around Suzuka

Here’s Another Look At The 2023 Honda Civic Type R As It Goes Around Suzuka

Honda says it will be the most capable Civic Type R yet

A few months ago, Honda gave us a preview of the 2023 Civic Type R. Since then, the Japanese automaker has been silent on its upcoming hot hatch. To maintain its excitement, Honda has dropped a set of new photos showcasing the Civic Type R undergoing development at Suzuka Circuit.

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The F1 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix made the rest of the 2021 season seem dull.

The F1 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix made the rest of the 2021 season seem dull.

It all comes down to a winner-take-all race at Abu Dhabi.

The Saudi Arabian Grand Prix on Sunday, December 5, 2021, was fraught with penalties and confusion and produced an incredibly exciting result that means this season has one of the tensest endings of any Formula 1 season.

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2022 Honda Pilot

2022 Honda Pilot

A practical solution for your family that is not only popular but has evolved to soothe your needs.

If you’re in the market for something practical and family-oriented, but don’t want a minivan, then you might want to consider the Honda Pilot because of its good build quality and a roomy cabin. While the exterior remains technically unchanged for 2022, Honda has added LED headlights, an eight-inch touchscreen display, and even eliminated two of the entry-level trims. Still, it manages to be a very successful mid-size eight-seater SUV. How does it perform against the visually exciting Kia Telluride, Volkswagen Atlas, and even the Dodge Durango? Get cozy and read the full review.

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This Ridiculously Quick Radio Control Car Defeated An F1 Car And A Honda NSX In A Quarter-mile Race!!

This Ridiculously Quick Radio Control Car Defeated An F1 Car And A Honda NSX In A Quarter-mile Race!!

The RC car went bonkers and beat the F1 car and the Honda NSX in a quarter-mile race!

The ‘Carwow’ team brought three extremely different cars to the drag strip to take on each other. The first one was a Honda NSX, the next one an F1 car, and the unlikeliest rival of them all, a radio control car! From what we’ve seen before, you can never rule out an RC car; and the same was proved yet again. The Arrma RC car exceeded all expectations and smashed not just the NSX, but also the F1 car. How about that!

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Honda Is Entering SEMA With An Epic Type R-Powered 1990s Honda Accord Station Wagon

Honda Is Entering SEMA With An Epic Type R-Powered 1990s Honda Accord Station Wagon

This Type R-powered Honda Accord Aerodeck is an unexpected tribute to JTCC cars from the 1990s and it will be at the 2021 SEMA Show

If you are into cars, you are probably familiar with the SEMA show that’s been held every November, in Las Vegas, Nevada. You would also know, it’s a place where some of the craziest car builds can be seen. Basically, companies, be it automotive, aftermarket, or otherwise, show off their expertise and creativity. Honda of all companies, has decided to bring out something rather unusual – a 1990s Honda Accord Station Wagon with a heart transplant, the heart being that of the latest Civic Type R.

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2021 HPD Civic Si Race Car Prototype

2021 HPD Civic Si Race Car Prototype

A long list of updates transform the Civic Si into the perfect racer

2021 SEMA Show will open its doors on November 2nd, and, this year’s edition promises to be a very good show. As expected, Honda’s lineup for the Las Vegas show this year will be mostly about the new Civic Si.

A total of three different updates will be presented for the new sports sedan, including a racing prototype developed by Honda Performance Development (HPD). The car has been specially designed for SRO TC Americas, amateur touring car series, club racing and dedicated track day use.

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2021 Honda Civic Si Race Car by Team Honda Research West

2021 Honda Civic Si Race Car by Team Honda Research West

Are an extra 20 horsepower and more aggressive look enough to transform the Civic Si into a real racer?

The second Civic Si racing car to be presented at the 2021 SEMA Show, next to the HPD Civic Si Race Car Prototype, comes from Team Honda Research West (THR-W).

The model was built to compete in the National Auto Sports Association’s (NASA) 25-hour of Thunderhill sports car race in Northern California Dec. 3-5, 2021.

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2022 Honda Civic Si by HPD

2022 Honda Civic Si by HPD

It takes for the right updates to completely transform the look of the Civic Si

Honda Performance Development (HPD) is coming with two Civic Si projects at the 2021 SEMA Show. Next to the HPD Civic Si Race Car Prototype, the company is also bringing a "regular" Civic Si, but updated with a few very cool looking HDP elements.

The best part is that all these elements can already be ordered at Honda dealerships around the country.

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These Cars Made It To This Year's Wards 10 Best Interiors

These Cars Made It To This Year’s Wards 10 Best Interiors

This year’s list includes vehicles ranging from a high-end Bentley Bentayga Speed to a more affordable Honda Civic

Most car enthusiasts tend to prioritize a car’s exterior design, but in reality, we spend more of our time inside the vehicle. Thankfully, Wards Auto is here to help us determine which interiors are truly worth our time behind the wheel.

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A tuned Honda Civic Type R takes on a Dodge Challenger Widebody Scat Pack

A tuned Honda Civic Type R takes on a Dodge Challenger Widebody Scat Pack

Sam Carlegion was thrilled to take on a tuned Civic Type R in a special edition Challenger. The performance numbers suggest that these two are very close

A highly tuned Civic Type R takes on the mighty Challenger Scat Pack in a couple of ¼ mile drag races. Sam, who is based in Toronto, is especially excited for the Challenger because its owner drove up all the way from Florida. The Challenger Scat Pack went up against an equally interesting Civic Type R that is anything but stock. Let’s have a look at the performance numbers, shall we?

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What is the Cheapest Honda?

The cheapest Honda is the Fit. In the U.S., the Honda Fit starts at $16,190. If we are to also consider the Old Continent here, then the cheapest Honda is the Jazz, which is nothing else than the Fit’s twin aimed at the European market. In Germany, the Honda Jazz starts at €17,290.

What is the Sportiest Honda?

The sportiest Honda is the NSX, also known as the Acura NSX.Honda’s range spearhead uses three electric motors and an ICE (internal combustion engine) to crank out 573 horsepower and 476 pound-feet of torque. Besides the spiced up powertrain, the NSX has large front and rear stabilizer bars and a performance-oriented chassis that’s benefited from Honda’s racing know-how. The internal combustion engine is a 3.5-liter V-6 mounted behind the seats. If we are to ignore the NSX, then the sportiest Honda is the Civic Type R.

What is the Most Popular Honda?

The most popular Honda is the CR-V, if we are to look at sales figures. The SUV reached 379,013 customers in 2018, after in 2017 Honda pushed no less than 377,895 CR-V units. The only two models that shyly come closer to that performance are the Civic (325,760 units sold in 2018 and 377,286 units sold in 2017) and the Accord (291,071 units sold in 2018 and 322,655 units sold in 2017).

What is the Most Expensive Honda?

The most expensive Honda in the US of A is the Civic Type R. It starts at $36,300 and relies on a four-cylinder engine displacing 2 liters and pushing 306 horsepower at 6,500 rpm and 295 pound-feet of torque between 2,500 and 4,500 rpm, with a redline positioned at 7,000 rpm. The Civic Type R is also the most expensive Honda available in Europe. In Germany, for example, the Type R starts at €37,590 and is followed closely by the €32,790 CR-V Hybrid.

What is the Fastest Honda?

The fastest Honda, if we are to ignore the NSX and the brand’s motorcycles, is the Civic Type R. The souped-up hot hatch can sprint from 0 to 60 mph in 4.9 seconds and reach a top speed of 169 mph. It can also clear the quarter mile in 13.5 seconds at 108 mph. Now, for the sake of the argument, the Honda NSX dispatches the 0-60 mph interval in three seconds and can reach a top speed of 191 mph.

Are Honda Cars Reliable?

Honda cars are very reliable. Most of that is due to the excellent quality control the carmaker employs, but they’re designed with reliability in mind in the first place. In 2013, Honda was ranked first for engine reliability by WarrantyDirect - with a failure rate of just 1 in 344. That’s around 0.29 percent. In 2015, Honda made it to the top of overall reliability lists compiled by WarrantyDirect and What Car? thanks to an index of 41. Moreover, ReliabilityIndex places Honda in second place (after Daihatsu) with an index of 42.