Honda Makes Some of the Best Cars for the Money

  • 2016 Honda CR-V

    Honda has built themselves up as a brand that offers some of the best cars for the money near Detroit, and we want to give you a rundown of the current models in the Honda lineup that maximize value. To give you the fullest picture of the value offered by a new Honda, we’re going to examine these vehicles’ reliability, overall value, and price—of course, in order to really know if a car is right for you, you should visit a Detroit Area Honda Dealer for a test drive.

Reliability

It can be tough to judge reliability just by looking at a current model lineup; after all, nobody can predict the future of a 2016 model year vehicle. So to talk about the reliability of Honda vehicles and what makes them some of the best cars for the money, we are looking back to some studies of older models that have earned the attention of used car buyers for their dependability.

  • Cars Direct lists both the Honda Accord and Honda Civic among their six most reliable used cars, saying this of the Civic: “The Honda Civic is by far one of the highest rated small cars in terms of dependability and reliability. The Honda Civic offers excellent fuel economy and is well-known for being a vehicle that requires little maintenance, other than regular oil changes.” (See how the Civic compares to the 2016 Toyota Corolla standard features.)
  • J.D. Power and Associates conducts annual reliability studies that look to vehicles that are three years old, exploring the number of necessary repairs and problems reported by their owners. The last generation of the Honda Fit took the top spot in their small car class.

Small vehicles like the Civic and Fit certainly have earned a reputation for being low-maintenance and high-value, but that only paints part of the picture. The new 2016 Honda HR-V, for instance, is built on the current Fit’s platform and is already winning over Detroit drivers (see how it compares to the 2015 Nissan Juke price). And models like the 2016 Honda CR-V, 2016 Honda Pilot, and 2016 Honda Odyssey are being recognized for their value alongside Honda’s decades-long reputation for reliability.

Value

There are quite a few different ways to measure value, like comparing the competing 2016 Hyundai Santa Fe price to the 2016 CR-V. Both on the small, vehicle-to-vehicle scale and on the large scale, Honda has come out ahead in value assessments from some of the biggest names in the business.

  • Kelley Blue Book granted four different Honda vehicles their 2016 Best Buy Awards, marking each one as a smart investment in its class. Winners included the 2016 Honda Civic Sedan, 2016 Honda CR-V, 2016 Honda Pilot, and 2016 Honda Odyssey.*
  • In their annual Best Vehicle Brand Awards, U.S. News & World Report named Honda the “Best SUV Brand,”** saying “a Honda SUV [is] a smart buy no matter what kind of SUV consumers are looking for. Reviewers are particularly impressed with the Pilot’s spacious third row, upscale interior materials and numerous interior storage spaces.”

When it comes to value, fuel economy is a big factor, and competing models like the 2016 Nissan Quest mpg ratings fall short of their Honda competition when put next to each other.

Price

Nobody likes to think about the price when shopping for a new car, but if you’re seeking the best cars for the money near Detroit, price is surely on your mind. Luckily, with prices like these, it should be easy to fit a Honda into the budget:

 

2016 Honda Fit LX 6MT

The 2016 Honda Fit LX 6MT is priced at $15,890 (MSRP).***

2016 Honda Civic LX 6MT

The 2016 Honda Civic LX 6MT price of $18,640 (MSRP)*** matches its affordable fuel economy.

2016 Honda HR-V 2WD 6MT

The 2016 Honda HR-V 2WD 6MT is priced at only $19,215 (MSRP).****

2016 Honda CR-V 2WD LX

The 2016 Honda CR-V 2WD LX costs just $23,745 (MSRP).****

2016 Honda Pilot 2WD LX

The 2016 Honda Pilot 2WD LX is priced at $30,145 (MSRP).****

2016 Honda Odyssey 2WD LX

The 2016 Honda Odyssey LX is priced at $29,400 (MSRP).****

 

Each of these vehicles comes standard with advanced connectivity features like Bluetooth for phone and audio and safety features like a rearview camera. It’s not just price where these models excel—see how the 2016 Kia Rio mpg ratings compared to a Honda Fit or how the 2016 Ford Explorer Limited price doesn’t stand up to what the 2016 Pilot Touring delivers.

Find Your Honda Today

We want to help you find the best car for the money, and we think that means you need a new Honda. Visit a Detroit Area Honda Dealer near you today to take a test drive of one or more Honda models and experience them for yourself.

*We’re proud to announce that the 2016 Honda Civic, CR-V, Pilot and Odyssey have been named Kelley Blue Book’s KBB.com Best Buy of the Year in their respective classes. For more information, visit Kelley Blue Book’s KBB.com. Kelley Blue Book is a registered trademark of Kelley Blue Book Co., Inc.
**Visit U.S. News Vehicle Brand Awards at www.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/cars-trucks/Best_Vehicle_Brand_Awards.
***MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $835.00 destination charge, and options. Dealers set their own prices.
****MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $900.00 destination charge, and options. Dealers set their own prices.

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