The 2013 Honda Odyssey and CR-V Chosen as “Best Cars for Families”

March 13th, 2013 by

2013 Honda OdysseyMiddletown Honda is pleased to announce that two of its top selling vehicles, the 2013 Odyssey and the 2013 CR-V have received “Best Cars for Families” Awards from the U.S. News and World Report. Specifically, the Odyssey was chosen as the “Best Minivan for Families” and the CR-V as the “Best Compact for Families.” The Odyssey and the CR-V have long been popular choices with families, and the awards help to reinforce this.

“If you’re looking for a top safety-rated, fuel efficient, fun-to-drive family vehicle, you can’t really go wrong with a Honda. Both the CR-V and the Odyssey exemplify ‘family friendly’ with top safety ratings, proven Honda quality and loads of smart features to keep the driver and all passengers comfortable and connected.” said Mike Accavitti, Vice President of National Marketing Operations, American Honda Motor Co., Inc., upon the announcement of the award.

The “Best Cars for Families” awards are given based on a comprehensive list of criteria.

These factors include:

  • •   Overall quality
  • •  Size and interior space
  • •  Safety record
  • •  Reliability
  • •  Opinion of auto critics

Both vehicles have been chosen by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety as 2013 Top Safety Picks thanks to their strong performance in controlled crash tests. Onboard safety systems in the 2013 Odyssey and CR-V include:

  • •  The LATCH system, allowing parents to quickly and safely fasten children’s safety seats in to the vehicle
  • •  Front and side curtain airbags
  • •  Vehicle stability assist with traction control
  • •  Daytime running lights

Drivers of both vehicles also enjoy some of today’s most popular features, including:

  • •  Bluetooth handsfree calling
  • •  Steering wheel mounted controls for audio / phone / cruise
  • •  An i-Mid touchscreen, giving passengers access to music and more

Families can learn more about both the 2013 CR-V and the 2013 Odyssey at Middletown Honda, as well as take both models for a test drive. Interested drivers are encouraged to contact the dealership with any questions. Middletown Honda is located at 520 Route 211, right next to the Gander Mountain. As one of Orange County’s top Honda dealers, Middletown Honda is pleased to continue to serve the area with great customer service.

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