2013 Honda Accord Sedan named a Top 3 Finalist for Overall Car of the Year by
MONTREAL, Jan. 17, 2013 /CNW/ - The 2013 Honda Accord sedan was named a Top 3
Finalist for overall 'Canadian Car of the Year' by the Automobile Journalists
Association of Canada (AJAC) at the Montreal Auto Show today. The winner will
be announced in February at the Canadian International Auto Show in Toronto.
"To have the all-new Accord recognized by so many of Canada's top journalists
is something we are extremely proud of," said Dave Jamieson, assistant vice
president, Honda Canada. "We designed the new Accord to do what it has always
done - raise the bar in the family car category. AJAC's recognition, along
with the incredible feedback we're getting from our customers, tells us that
we've accomplished just that."
About the 2013 Honda Accord
With a beautiful new design and a host of new and improved content and
technology, the 2013 Honda Accord is the most fuel efficient, most spacious,
and most fun-to-drive Accord ever built. Featuring the all-new Earth Dreams™
powertrain technology, this Accord is available with the first North American
application of Honda's next-generation, 2.4-litre, direct-injected 4-cylinder
engine pushing a shorter, sportier, yet more spacious and comfortable vehicle.
Today, after being on the market for just three months, the 2013 Honda Accord
is already filling the award cabinet with recognition, including:
-- AJAC's 'Best New Family Car under $30,000'
-- Autos.ca's 2013 'Top Pick' in
the Family Cars category
-- Auto123.com's '2013
Midsize Car of the Year'
-- One of the first vehicles to earn the highest possible safety
rating of TOP SAFETY PICK+ from the U.S. IIHS.
-- Winner of Car and Driver magazine's prestigious '10Best Cars'
For more information and photos, please visit HondaNews.ca.
About Honda Canada
Honda Canada Inc. was founded in 1969. It has produced more than 6 million
cars and trucks since 1986 at its two manufacturing facilities and builds
engines at a third manufacturing plant in Alliston, Ontario, where the Honda
Civic and CR-V, Acura MDX and ZDX models are manufactured. Honda Canada has
invested more than $2.6 billion in Canada and each year it sources nearly $1.1
billion in goods and services from Canadian suppliers. Honda Canada has sold
more than 3.7 million Honda and Acura passenger cars and light-duty trucks in
AJAC is an association of professional writers, publishers and photographers
whose focus is the automobile and the automotive industry. AJAC, a
not-for-profit professional organization incorporated in 1981, was established
to encourage unity among journalists who specialize in reporting on the
automobile. AJAC manages the annual Canadian Car of the Year awards program.
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SOURCE: Honda Canada Inc.
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