The 2017 Kelley Blue Book Best Buy Awards* and Car and Driver 10Best** are among the most coveted honors in the automotive world, and the 2017 Honda Civic and 2017 Honda Accord have earned those top accolades. With the Civic dominating the compact sedan segment as surely as the Accord rises beyond the reach of its midsize brethren, these two Honda legends continue to set the standard.
The 2017 Honda Accord Is Among the 10Best**
The Accord is no stranger to Car and Driver’s 10Best list**; in fact, this year marks an unprecedented thirty-first win. That means the Accord has been recognized with a position on the list more than any other car, earning a spot almost every year during the 35-year history of the award.
For 2017, the Accord had no troubles making the grade once again. Car and Driver drew attention to numerous upgrades, which included
- Dynamic New Styling
- Android Auto and Apple CarPlay
- Honda Sensing Safety and Driver-Assistive Technologies
- Retuned Suspension
The model also manages to retain everything you love about the Accord line, including superior performance of up to 278-hp, phenomenal efficiency ratings of up to 27 mpg in the city and 36 mpg on the highway***, and up to 15.8 cubic feet in the trunk.
The 2017 Honda Civic Earns Kelley Blue Book 2017 Overall Best Buy Award*
This year the 2017 Honda Civic has earned the 2017 Best Buy Award from Kelley Blue Book*. In the publication’s own words: “The 2017 Honda Civic won this year’s because it simply blows away everything else in its class.”
The Civic’s recent refresh saw the body lengthened and widened to deliver Best-in-Class interior space, and available technologies rival those of the midsize Accord. Of course, the Civic really manages to shine when it comes to performance and efficiency. You’ll be able to command up to 174-hp and 167 lb.-ft. of torque from a 1.5L turbo four while making up to 32 mpg in the city and 42 mpg on the highway****.
You’ll Find Both Award-Winning Vehicles at Walla Walla Valley Honda
Here at Walla Walla Valley Honda, we’re no strangers to the intense popularity of the Accord and the Civic. To find out more or arrange a test drive, just contact one of our team members today.
*For more information, visit Kelley Blue Book’s KBB.com. Kelley Blue Book is a registered trademark of Kelley Blue Book Co., Inc.
**Car and Driver, January 2017
***23 city / 32 highway / 26 combined mpg rating for 6MT models. 27 city / 36 highway / 30 combined mpg rating for CVT models. 26 city / 34 highway / 29 combined mpg rating for Sport CVT models. 21 city / 33 highway / 25 combined mpg rating for V-6 models. Based on 2017 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.
****28 city / 40 highway/ 32 combined mpg rating for LX model with 6-speed manual transmission. 31 city / 40 highway / 34 combined mpg rating for LX & EX CVT Automatic models. 31 city / 42 highway / 35 combined mpg rating for EX-T model with 6-speed manual transmission. 32 city / 42 highway / 36 combined mpg rating for EX-T, EX-L and Touring CVT Automatic models. Based on 2017 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.