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AutoPacific: A high “overall satisfaction” rating from owners in the economy compact car segment helped the Honda Fit win the 2008 Motorist Choice Award®. Against some tough competition from the Toyota Yaris, Scion xD, and Nissan Versa the Fit won its class. With top marks in cargo space and flexible interior, the Fit beat out stiff competition Toyota Yaris, Scion xD and Nissan Versa on its way to the top. High scores for both vehicle and brand reputation also helped secure its victory. IntelliChoice: In a class where fuel costs are just as important has retained value, the Fit stands out for its above-average retained value and second-best fuel costs. In addition, the Fit has the lowest maintenance costs within the class.
AutoPacific: Ridgeline proves that having a unitized body may be advantageous – it scored higher with owners than any other compact pickup to win the 2008 Motorist Choice Award®. With full-time all-wheel drive, the Ridgeline hauled in the highest ratings for traction in all weather conditions and garnered high marks for feeling safe while driving. Owners also rated the Ridgeline highest in its class for cargo capacity, having a flexible interior and brand quality. IntelliChoice: The Ridgeline is second in both overall ownership costs and retained value. In addition, the Ridgeline has much better than expected insurance costs.
Owners of the Ford Explorer Sport Trac ranked the sport utility truck a winner in the Compact Pickup Segment of the 2008 Vehicle Satisfaction Awards. While the Sport Trac received high marks virtually across the board, Exterior Styling and Overall Quality and Reliability were standout features, according to owners.
Honda Ridgeline owners’ satisfaction rankings produced a 2008 Vehicle Satisfaction Award in the Compact Pickup Segment. Owners are very satisfied with Ridgeline’s Brand and Vehicle Reputations, coupled with the vehicle’s Reliability, Safety, and Overall Quality.
Owners claim the all-new Accord raised the bar even higher this time, taking home a 2008 VSA win in the Premium Mid-Size Car Segment. With updated looks and personality, the Reliability/Dependability, Power and Acceleration Honda has packed into the new Accord got high ratings from owners. Those factors, along with high marks for Driver’s Seat Comfort and the Brand’s Reputation, helped cement the Accord’s win against Premium Mid-Size Car’s serious competition.