Honda CR-V Wins Sport Utility of The Year
HONDA CR-V NAMED 2015 MOTOR TREND SPORT/UTILITY OF THE YEAR
Refreshed CR-V chosen for its fuel economy, driving dynamics, long list of new safety features and overall refinement
NEW YORK, Oct. 15, 2014- The Honda CR-V has won Motor Trend Sport/Utility of the Year for 2015.
The CR-V claims the title with a long list of vehicle enhancements for 2015, including its improved fuel economy and uncompromised driving dynamics, thanks to the inclusion of Honda's Earth Dreams™ drivetrain, the debut of Honda Sensing™ safety and driver assistive technologies and the CR-V's excellent value for money paradigm.
Motor Trend editor-in-chief Ed Loh said, "The 2015 Honda CR-V impressed our judges with its extensive list of delightful design and thoughtful engineering improvements. Our editors were especially impressed by Honda's responsive and efficient continuously-variable transmission and sophisticated safety systems - particularly the smart and seamlessly integrated Lane Keeping Assist system. Efficient, practical, and a joy to drive; the 2015 Honda CR-V does virtually everything well."
"It is an honour to receive such a prestigious award from the expert staff at Motor Trend," said Dave Gardner, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Honda Canada Inc. "Our engineers, planners and dealers work hard to deliver class leading products to our customers, and it's extremely rewarding to be recognized for that hard work. This award from Motor Trend reaffirms that we are on the right track."
In addition to the Honda CR-V, the 2015 Motor Trend Sport/Utility of the Year competition included 18 other all-new or significantly updated SUVs:
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