JUL. 12 – The 2013 Honda Accord and Civic were named to KBB.com‘s list of the 10 Best New Sedans Under $25,000. The Honda Accord was the top-ranked vehicle on the list of new vehicles introduced in 2013 compiled by the auto experts at KBB.com. The Civic was the highest-rated compact car on the list.
“Nothing beats the value Accord and Civic offer customers” said Mike Accavitti, senior vice president of auto operations at American Honda. “Both models deliver on all fronts — value, performance, fuel efficiency, top safety ratings and a wide array of standard features
— all at a competitive price point.”
As the top-ranked model on the list, the Accord was recognized by the editors of KBB.com for its sophisticated styling, excellent driving performance and innovative features, like the available LaneWatch blind spot display. Additionally, Accord earns industry-leading
safety scores, having been rated a TOP SAFETY PICK+ by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) and distinguished by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) with a 5-star Overall Vehicle Score1.
“While other mid-size cars have threatened its dominance, now we can definitively say that the Accord is back on top, with the completely overhauled 2013 model hitting No. 1 on our list of the ’10 Best Sedans Under $25,000′,” said Jack R. Nerad, executive editorial
director for Kelley Blue Book’s KBB.com. “The latest Honda Accord is as refined as any previous edition, but with a newfound sense of sporty style and cool new technologies that are as user-friendly as the car itself.”
The 2013 Honda Civic was the top-rated compact car on the list. KBB.com applauded the Civic for its revised interior and exterior styling along with an impressive list of standard features, which includes rearview camera, Bluetooth connectivity and Pandora® internet radio capability. The Civic also earns industry-leading safety scores; having been the only compact car rated a TOP SAFETY PICK+ by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) and distinguished by a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
(NHTSA) 5-star Overall Vehicle Score1.
KBB.com‘s complete list of the 10 Best New Sedans Under $25,000 for 2013 include:
1. 2013 Honda Accord
2. 2013 Volkswagen Passat
3. 2014 Mazda MAZDA6
4. 2013 Nissan Altima
5. 2013 Ford Fusion
6. 2013 Honda Civic
7. 2013 Volkswagen Jetta
8. 2013 Toyota Camry
9. 2013 Buick Verano
10. 2013 Kia Optima
1Government 5-Star Safety Ratings are part of NHTSA’s New Car Assessment Program (www.SaferCar.gov). Model tested with standard side airbags (SABs). Vehicles tested under the new program cannot be compared to MY10 and earlier vehicles.