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Honda is one of the oldest and most respected Japanese brands in the United States and here you can find the latest Honda news and reviews about Honda vehicles. The news on this page is updated daily. Now manufacturing almost all of its popular models in the US, it has blurred the line between foreign and domestic brands to the point that there is no longer a clear delineation. The Honda Civic and Honda Accord vehicles are often segment leaders in sales and have won dozens of awards.

By John Goreham on January 31, 2019 - 12:31PM
Honda's production of vehicles in America has risen by almost 3% year over year. In 2018, Honda almost passed Toyota in U.S. vehicle production.
By John Goreham on January 17, 2019 - 10:23AM
The affordable EV market in the U.S. is now dominated by plug-in hybrid electric vehicles. The top two sellers, Toyota's Prius Prime and the Honda Clarity are beating the battery electrics easily.
By Parks McCants on January 17, 2019 - 12:00AM
Dollar for dollar 2019 Honda Pilot brings much to the table in standard features and active safety. What’s new for 2019, and why is the refreshed rugged looking Honda Pilot outselling all the competition?
By Parks McCants on January 14, 2019 - 4:27PM
For off road weekend warriors Honda presents a reborn safe and sane tech-rich 2019 Passport sandwiched between CR-V and Pilot in American Honda's light truck lineup. What features give Passport serious off-road sporting capability?
By John Goreham on January 7, 2019 - 5:30PM
Last year, Torque News reported the facts that the Camry was growing sharply, while the Accord was declining in sales. This past holiday sales season it was the Accord that was on the rise.
By Marc Stern on December 17, 2018 - 9:53AM
Honda has recalled a number of 2019 Ridgeline pickups and Pilot SUVs to fix a problem with side-curtain airbags. A vendor told the automaker that a number of center panels were incorrectly drilled so that side-curtain airbag deployment could be affected. Honda will replace the out of spec parts with new ones.
By Marc Stern on December 2, 2018 - 10:34AM
A pair of Hondas was honored by Car and Driver as they were named to the publication's "10 Best" list. The Honda Accord and Hybrid were named to the list for the 33rd time -- a record -- while Civics were named to the list for the seventh.
By John Goreham on November 16, 2018 - 10:45AM
A new study by Consumer Reports reveals which brands offer turbocharged engines with reliability better than non-turbo engines. It also names the brands with worse reliability.
By John Goreham on November 6, 2018 - 1:04PM
Storing a car outside this year? Here are a few tricks we've learned that may help you have a happier spring.
By John Goreham on November 6, 2018 - 11:47AM
A new report on the cost of CPO vehicles shows that Honda's may be the best value.
By John Goreham on November 5, 2018 - 7:21PM
Honda's new Clarity has continued to climb in sales. This past month it was America's top-selling affordable electrified vehicle model.
By John Goreham on October 31, 2018 - 1:46PM
Honda has a plan to address the gasoline in engine oil issue many CR-V owners are struggling with.
By Denis Flierl on October 27, 2018 - 10:29AM
The top-selling Honda Civic comes in sporty Si trim and gets new upgrades for the 2019 model year. See why a new knob should get you excited.
By Denis Flierl on October 25, 2018 - 7:51AM
Honda is known for building reliable cars, but they drop this year in the Consumer Reports reliability survey. See where they rank for 2018.
By Marc Stern on October 17, 2018 - 12:34AM
As the Takata airbag recall, keeps on keeping on, thieves are targeting something new, the airbags themselves. For a frustrated car owner who has been waiting and waiting for a replacement airbag, this type of airbag may be just what the doctor ordered, though, admittedly there are ethical questions.
By John Goreham on October 3, 2018 - 11:47AM
Here is a story that covers the new 2018 Honda Clarity PHEV from the point of view of a lifelong Honda fan.
By John Goreham on October 2, 2018 - 12:07PM
We offer facts and opinion in equal measure here. See what we think of the new Honda Clarity PHEV and challenge our conclusions.
By Dom Kabas on July 31, 2018 - 12:01PM
Despite Tesla being busy sorting out their Model 3 production issues, electrified vehicle sales figures, especially driven by plug-in market, keep setting consecutive records in U.S. This month Honda Motors announced Honda Urban EV Concept was named ‘The Best Concept Car’ in the 2018 Car Design Award honors, as part of the Turin Motor Show. Honda might have a trick up its sleeve - Urban EV Concept is stylish and may become an EV people would actually want to buy.

By Parks McCants on July 22, 2018 - 11:52AM
For Automakers to embrace the mass electrification of the car, they must first reach manufacturing and sales variability.2018 Honda Clarity is on path to surpass initial insider sales expectations.
By Parks McCants on July 14, 2018 - 5:56PM
The latest generation Honda Accord comes on the scene with more than its fair share of media generated controversy. Too big, too refined, too edgy of design, and too expensive! Yet, there’s little arguing the fact that Honda breached the sub-premium compact segment mold with Accord. Price point is just the leading line in this story.
By Parks McCants on July 10, 2018 - 9:45AM
With millions of used cars on the market, Torque News readers reach out for “how to” advice when it comes to selling or buying a used Honda Civic. Back in January we touched on a few buying and selling basics. What are they, and how can you be successful in the used car game? We share 5 essential tips that every used car buyer should know.
By Parks McCants on July 7, 2018 - 10:54AM
Long a segment leader for American Honda Motors, 2019 Honda HR-V comes to market this Summer with several features one wouldn’t anticipate enjoying in the maker’s most affordable sport utility vehicle.
By Parks McCants on July 4, 2018 - 3:11PM
Beyond an injection of segment leading good looks, a very uptick 2019 Honda Pilot comes to market with a feature that V6 engine fans are sure to appreciate.
By Parks McCants on July 1, 2018 - 8:07PM
The number one concern raised by consumers when considering the purchase of an electrified vehicle is the task of home charging. How, how much, and how often? Aerovironment has an affordable easy to use answer to home EV charging concerns.
By Dean McManis on June 26, 2018 - 9:00AM
In concept, hydrogen cars sound like a perfect solution to reduce air pollution from commuter automobiles. How come we don't see hydrogen cars like the Toyota Mirai, Hyundai Nexo and Honda Clarity FC commonly on the roads?
By Parks McCants on June 23, 2018 - 7:36PM
It’s not often that a major manufacturer delivers a superior car or light truck these days for less than $23,000. Honda’s 2019 Insight hybrid is the maker’s answer to the perfect compact 4-door sedan. However, there’s a heck of a lot more going on here than fuel economy.
By Myles Vance on June 20, 2018 - 4:13PM
Hydrogen Fuel Cell vehicles have an advantage over lengthy charging times of electric cars, but cars like Toyota Mirai and Honda FCV are not practical. Major car makers are not correct to believe that Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles are the future.
By Parks McCants on June 15, 2018 - 12:02AM
When Acura Engineering announced the exit of V6 power from their RDX SUV offering I had my doubts as to the benefits of turbocharging the best selling compact 2-row SUV in America.
Afterall, how sporty could a two row SUV be?
By Armen Hareyan on June 7, 2018 - 4:40PM
There is a very interesting development to from Honda and the General Motors to make electric car batteries even cheaper and more powerful. At least Honda is getting more serious about EVs, not just fulfilling compliance requirements. GM may move beyond The Volt and Bolt.
By Parks McCants on May 23, 2018 - 11:06PM
There’s no question in the automotive industry that crossover and SUV sales have long outsold sedans in North America, that’s a given So why does Honda embrace the 4-door sedan as demonstrated through Clarity and the soon to arrive Insight?