2019 Honda Passport Elite SUV Test Drive

“2019 Honda Passport Elite AWD” An All-New Adventure Ready SUV Moab, Utah – The Honda Passport for 2019 is an all-new, two-row, five-passenger SUV that fits nIcely between the compact Honda CR-V and their three-row Pilot SUV. It delivers a combination of refined on-road driving and off-road adventure capability along with ideal occupant safety and…

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Honda Accord Hybrid Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer After 10 generations of experience, engineering innovation and refinement, the Honda Accord has reached another pinnacle. New from the ground up for 2018 the Accord has a more rigid and lighter unibody platform; it?s lower and wider; and for first time it has a turbocharged engine plus an available 10-speed…

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2019 Honda Insight Hybrid Touring Test Drive

?2019 Honda Insight Hybrid Touring? Third Generation Insight A Different Animal By Arv Voss OVERVIEW The first generation Honda Insight, which ran from 2000 to 2006 was the first hybrid car available in the U.S. The second generation Insight appeared from 2010 to 2014. Now, the new 2019 Honda Insight launches the third generation Honda…

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2018 Honda Accord Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer Last December, our granddaughter graduated from Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo, California and was getting ready to move to Virginia for graduate school. She was planning to drive cross country in her one-year old Honda Accord with her cat. We didn?t like the idea of her making the trip…

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2018 NWAPA Drive Revolution – Part 2

AFFORDABLE HYBRIDS By Barbara & Bill Schaffer Each year members of the Northwest Automotive Press Association meet to evaluate some of the latest and greatest environmentally friendly vehicles available to U.S. consumers. This year the competition was held at the Pearson Air Museum located on the grounds of the Fort Vancouver Historic Reserve in Vancouver,…

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2018 Honda Accord 2.0T Touring Sedan Test Drive

?2018 Honda Accord 2.0T Touring Sedan? 10th Generation Accord offers several consumer choices For more than 41 years, the Honda Accord celebrates being America?s Best-Selling Car as it enters the 2018 model year offering an impressive and practically unbelievable host of choices for consumers. Among the choices, there are three engines: a new 1.5-liter Direct…

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2018 Honda Fit Sport Test Drive

?2018 Honda Fit Sport 5-door? Third Generation Fit Bows with Fresh Styling, Added Tech The Honda Fit first entered the U.S. marketplace as a 2007 model, after being introduced in Japan six years earlier in 2001. The Fit also won instant popularity and acclaim in European markets. The spunky little car has made great strides…

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2018 Honda Clarity Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer Ready or not, you are likely to be driving some variation of an electric vehicle soon. For example, Honda estimates that about two-thirds of their global sales will be electric vehicles by 2030. With that target in sight, Honda has introduced its latest foray into the kilowatt kingdom, the 2018…

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2019 Honda Pilot Elite AWD Test Drive

?2019 Honda Pilot Elite AWD? Redesigned and Refreshed with New Technology The first generation Honda Pilot bowed in 2002 as a 2003 model and ran through 2008, with the second generation taking over in 2009 continuing through the 2015 model year. The 2016 Honda Pilot launched the third generation, joining the Honda CR-V and the…

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2018 Honda Clarity Plug-in Hybrid Touring Test Drive

?2018 Honda Clarity Plug-in Hybrid Touring? Clarity unmatched in Alternative Fuel Choice Flexibility In terms of electrified powertrain technology, the Honda Clarity may well be the industry leader, with model options that include a pure electric, a plug-in hybrid and a hydrogen fuel cell vehicle as well. These options represent unmatched flexibility as far as…

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