2014 Accord Sport

Honda ‘standard features’ value takes Accord to #1 in North America

Honda’s practice of including exceptional mechanical engineering,technology and safety features “standard” across the line, is paying off for the original Japanese owned auto manufacturer to build cars in North America.

The Accord or Acura TL you drive was most likely manufactured in Marysville, Ohio.

For most of our readers, the Honda brand is as American as Chevrolet. Many, including myself have witnessed three generations of family members and friends driving Honda cars and motorcycles. As announced Friday by American Honda Motors, the “Made in America” Accord was #1 in its sector with Civic, CR-V and the Odyssey minivan dominating the light vehicle sector.

While our Tuner fans contemplate the timely arrival of a Civic Type-R hatch, the bread and butter of the Honda line comes in the form of an affordable 4 door, 5 passenger sedan.

As North America recovers from the worst economic recession experienced in decades, Honda has come out the consistent winner by providing a quality, features packed product at an affordable price-point.

We’ve touched on Honda’s humble Los Angeles begins and have expounded on many Honda firsts.


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