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Month: January 2020

2020 Honda CR-V Named Green SUV of the Year

2020 Honda CR-V

Efficiency and family-friendliness come together in the 2020 Honda CR-V. That’s why this crossover was recently awarded the title of 2020 Green SUV of the Year from Green Car Journal.

The 2020 CR-V is now on sale at dealerships across America, while the CR-V Hybrid is arriving at dealerships soon, making it the first-ever Honda Hybrid SUV in the American market. The CR-V will come standard with the Honda SensingÒ suite of safety technologies and a more powerful powertrain on the LX trim: a 1.5-liter turbocharged four-cylinder.

This is the sixth time that Honda has earned this recognition from Green Car Journal. Last year, the 2019 Insight earned the Green Car of the Year award, joining the 2012 Civic Natural Gas, 2014 Accord, and 2018 Clarity Plug-in Hybrid, Clarity Electric, and Clarity Fuel Cell. The 2016 HR-V also earned the title of Green SUV of the Year.

The addition of the 2020 CR-V Hybrid model is part of the brand’s pursuit of its eco-friendly goal, which is to halve its global CO2 emissions by 2050. To do so, Honda aims to electrify two-thirds of its global automobile sales by 2030. In 2019, the brand’s American electrified vehicle sales were up 34% from last year with more than 50,000 hybrids, plug-in hybrids, and fuel-cell vehicles out on the road.

Just because you need an SUV doesn’t mean you can’t drive green. Learn more about the efficient 2020 Honda CR-V at Avery Greene Honda.

Honda Wins Overall Brand Honor in ALG Residual Value Awards

Honda Awards

When you purchase a new car, it’s likely you want a car that will retain its value over time. That’s where the ALG Residual Value Awards* come in. Every year, these awards honor those vehicles that will hold the highest percentage of their Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). This year, Honda received the top spot in these awards in the Mainstream Brand category, highlighting the brand’s dedication to providing consumers with the best value possible.

“Strong residual values are the foundation of successful automotive brands,” said Eric Lyman, Chief Industry Analyst at ALG. “The residual value is important for consumers to take into consideration before making their next vehicle purchase because we know that depreciation is the single biggest cost of vehicle ownership.”

In addition to earning the title as the Best Overall Mainstream Brand, five Honda vehicles were also recognized in their respective segments. The 2020 Passport received the award in the Midsize Utility 2-Row category, while the Pilot was recognized in the Midsize Utility 3-Row category.

Along with these two models, the Accord took the top spot in the Midsize Car for the third consecutive year, while the 2020 Odyssey retained its first-place spot in the Minivan category. Finally, the Subcompact Car segment was won by the 2020 Fit for the sixth year in a row.

Interested in a vehicle that keeps a great deal of its value over time? Check out the Passport, Pilot, Accord, Odyssey and Fit at Avery Greene Honda!

*Based on ALG’s residual value forecast for the 2019 model year.

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