Honda Accord, Odyssey and CR-V Named to KBB.com’s 10 Best Family Cars of 2013
MAY 20 – The 2013 Honda Accord, Odyssey and CR-V were all named to KBB.com’s list of the 10 Best Family Cars of 2013. The three family-friendly Honda models were recognized for their leadership in the key areas of safety, roominess, comfort and value.
"Honda prides itself in designing vehicles around the needs of our customers," said Art St. Cyr, vice president of product planning and logistics at American Honda. "There’s no better validation for this effort than being recognized for having vehicles that excel in the areas critical to the family buyer."
All-new for 2013, the Honda Accord was the top-ranked sedan on KBB.com’s list of family vehicles and had the lowest 5-Year Cost to Own among the 10 recognized vehicles. KBB.com editors applauded the new Accord for its stylish exterior, fuel-efficient powertrains and available features like the LaneWatch blind spot display. The Accord also earns industry-leading safety scores, having been rated as a TOP SAFETY PICK+ by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) and distinguished by a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) 5-star Overall Vehicle Score.
The 2013 Honda Odyssey was the top rated minivan on the list, continuing to lead its class in fuel economy and safety ratings, while providing spacious accommodations for up to eight passengers. The Odyssey Touring is rated at a remarkable 28 mpg (based on 2013 EPA mileage ratings), the highest EPA highway fuel economy rating of any eightpassenger minivan. The Odyssey is rated as an IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK, and the Odyssey has earned the best possible overall safety rating from NHTSA with a 5-Star Overall Vehicle Score.
Rounding out the selection of Honda vehicles recognized was the 2013 Honda CR-V, which achieved the highest KBB.com 60-Month Residual Value among the 10 recognized vehicles. The CR-V is rated by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) as a TOP SAFETY PICK and is distinguished by a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) 5- star Overall Vehicle Score. Compact on the outside and roomy inside, the CR-V represents an unparalleled balance of size and capability ideal for families.