Kelley Blue Book Names Three Hondas in Their 10 Best Family Car List

March 13th, 2012 by

Honda wins three spots in Kelley Blue Books annual “10 Best Family Cars” for 2012, Honda CR-V, Honda Odyssey and Honda Civic. rated vehicles on ‘family-approved’ attributes like available safety features, comfort, child-friendliness, strong consumer ratings and impressive Kelley Blue Book Total Cost of Ownership. As you can see, the winners are as different as our families.

“We are honored to have three members of the Honda lineup recognized as benchmark family cars by Kelley Blue Book’s,” said Michael Accavitti, vice president of marketing operations for American Honda. “To be recognized as providing the kind of safety, features and value required of the modern family machine speaks to the core attributes of every Honda vehicle.”

Read what Kelley Blue Book had to say:

  • 2012 Honda Civic –  Smaller and more affordable than the prototypical family car, the Honda Civic is nevertheless plenty car for many families. In addition to offering comfortable seating for five, the Civic is capable of up to 39 mpg on the highway and is available with a new display that shows fuel economy, music info and even your favorite family photos.
  • 2012 Honda CR-V – Fully redesigned for 2012, the fourth-generation Honda CR-V offers a more contemporary look and feel than the vehicle it replaces along with even better fuel economy and an improved available Real-Time all-wheel drive system. Perennial best-seller in the hotly contested compact crossover class, the new CR-V is also one of the few in the class to offer a rear-seat entertainment system.
  • 2012 Honda Odyssey – The Honda Odyssey is perfectly practical, happily shuttling kids or cargo while offering minivan must-haves like sliding rear doors and a flexible, roomy interior. But the Odyssey also has an almost passionate side, expressed in its strong V6 engine, oddly capable handling and comparatively stylish exterior.