Honda unveiled their much anticipated Pilot prototype at the 2008 NAIAS in Detroit. Conveying the design features of the production 2009 Pilot, set to make its debut this spring, this 2nd generation Pilot is tougher, smarter, larger, roomier, stronger, bolder, cleaner and safer than its predecessor.
Tech savvy consumers made up approximately 5% of the new car buying population in 2007, up from just 2% in 2006. As Gen Y matures and enters the new vehicle market in greater numbers, AutoPacific expects these numbers to continue their growth.
Using data from AutoPacific's national Vehicle Satisfaction research and the IntelliChoice Best Overall Value information, AutoPacific and IntelliChoice have developed the Motorist Choice Award - a unique tool that can be used by consumers to help them sort through the myriad of choices in today's automotive marketplace.
AutoPacific Take on Honda Odyssey Win – In a segment where some manufacturers are jumping ship the Honda Odyssey has set a course for smooth sailing. Owner’s satisfaction ratings for its ride and brand reputation strongly contribute to its class-leading performance in the Motorist Choice Awards’® Minivan category. The Odyssey’s ratings for being reliable/dependable only added to owners rave reviews. IntelliChoice take on Honda Odyssey win – The Honda Odyssey is an IntelliChoice 2007 BOVY winner. The Odyssey possesses excellent retained value and low fuel, repair, and maintenance costs.
AutoPacific Take on Honda CR-V Win – The all-new for 2007 Honda CR-V takes home a Mid-Size Crossover SUV class win in this year’s Motorist Choice Awards®. Owners rate Honda’s reputation and the reputation of the CR-V as key contributors to the win. It’s versatile and stylish high quality interior was a strong contributor to the CR-V’s win. CR-V also had high marks for the new exterior styling, image, handling and traction in all weather conditions. This traction also played into owners top ratings for feeling safe while driving. Owners also appreciated the fuel economy, vehicle ride, quietness inside vehicle, and overall quality they’ve come to expect from Honda. IntelliChoice take on Honda CR-V win – In a class that has several Hybrid models, the Honda CR-V still rises to the top. The CR-V has great retained value and is among the lowest in maintenance costs. [...]
AutoPacific Take on Honda Fit Win – An economy car that fits comfortably in to owners lives. The Honda Fit wins the Motorist Choice Award® in the Economy Car class. Owners give Honda’s overall quality and reputation high marks as they reinforce the Fit’s category win. Overall satisfaction is best in class with a convenient size, seating capacity and cargo space. Owners really appreciate the flexible interior and adore the vehicles image. The fact that the Fit is fun to drive with innovative technology only adds icing to the cake. IntelliChoice take on Honda Fit win – In a segment that has seen many new models, the Honda Fit stands out. The Fit is near the top in retained value, fuel, and maintenance costs.