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2013 Honda Accord Scores a Big Win in Midsize Sedan Showdown

If you ask anyone here at DCH Honda of Temecula which midsize sedan is your best your best bet for a comfortable and safe driving experience, it's not hard to imagine our response is the 2013 Honda Accord.

But what if you ask an independent third party?

  • Cars.com will agree with us.
  • USA TODAY won't argue either.
  • Even "MotorWeek" will say the same thing.

The reason why all three publications agree: they…

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2013 Honda Accord and CR-V Earn Best Value Awards from Kiplinger's Personal Finance




The 2013 Honda Accord and 2013 Honda CR-V earned Best Value Awards from Kiplinger's Personal Finance. The Accord was named 'Best New Model' in the Cars $30,000-$40,000 category and CR-V was rated 'Best in Class' in the Small Crossover category. Kiplinger's selects the winners based on a number of qualifications including price, performance, value, safety, roominess and driving impressions.

"The Accord and CR-V remain segment standouts for their efficiency, packaging, performance and value," said Michael Accavitti, vice president of marketing operations, American Honda Motor Co., Inc. "The strength of the Honda lineup is clearly resonating…
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Honda LaneWatch™ Blind Spot Display Wins A 2013 VIP (Very Innovative Products) Award from Good Housekeeping


Honda's LaneWatch™ blind spot display has won a Good Housekeeping 2013 "Very Innovative Products" (VIP) Award, the only automotive product to earn this distinction for 2013 and one of only nine innovative new product winners overall. Good Housekeeping's 2013 VIP award winners were chosen from more than 1,500 new products evaluated by the scientists and engineers at the Good Housekeeping Research Institute during the past year in the magazine's state-of-the-art product-testing laboratory. Before any product can be named a VIP award winner, it must also pass the Research Institute's evaluations for performance and safety.

Debuting…
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Honda ECO Assist™ Named to Green Car Journal's Top 10 Green Car Technology List for 2013


Honda's innovative and interactive ECO Assist™ fuel-efficiency coaching technology has been named to Green Car Journal's Top 10 Green Car Technology List for 2013. Short for "Ecological Drive Assist System", Honda's ECO Assist™ is available on some of the most popular Honda models, including the 2013 Civic, CR-V and Accord.

Honda's ECO Assist™ technology can help drivers develop driving habits that enhance fuel efficiency by observing the speedometer background's response to driving practices. Fuel-saving behaviors like smooth acceleration and braking make the meter glow green. Less fuel-efficient driving habits will cause the meter glow blue-green…
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Honda and Acura to Offer Convenience of Apple's Siri™ Eyes Free on Select 2013 Vehicles


American Honda today announced it will integrate support for Siri, the intelligent assistant that helps you get things done just by asking, into its 2013 Honda Accord and Acura RDX and ILX models as a dealer installed option. Later this year, owners with a compatible iPhone[1] running iOS 6 can direct Siri to perform a number of specific tasks while they safely keep their eyes on the road and their hands on the wheel. Using Eyes Free mode, Siri takes hands-free functionality even further and minimizes distractions even more by keeping your iOS device's screen from lighting up…
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Honda Confirms Accord Hybrid Production in U.S.

Interested in a fuel-efficient hybrid?

With the price of gas these days, we here at DCH Honda of Temecula are guessing more than a few of you out there are. And while drivers in the greater Temecula area certainly love models like the Civic Hybrid and Insight, there's currently no electrified mid-size fuel sipper in the new Honda lineup.

That, however, is now set to change this fall. Honda has officially announced the 2014…

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2013 Honda Civic Named a Car to Watch by Wall Street Journal

Looking for a vehicle that is generating buzz, but still remains affordable and reliable? Well, that's what the 2013 Honda Civic is for, and at DCH Honda of Temecula, we aren't the only ones making this recommendation. The Wall Street Journal has put the Civic on its "Five Cars to Watch in 2013" list.

That's because the 2013 Civic is a very important vehicle coming to the new Honda lineup in the…

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Honda's LaneWatch is Up for Technology of the Year

One by one, Honda is taking every possible automotive risk and rendering it irrelevant.  Most recently in its lineup of stellar safety technologies comes LaneWatch, available first on the 2013 Honda Accord.

For those who might be thinking that it sounds like any other lane-departure monitoring system out there, allow DCH Honda of Temecula to assure you it's not. In fact, Honda LaneWatch is so inventive and unique that it's earned a place…

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Sneak a Peek at the 2013 Honda Civic

Those who love the Honda Civic but are looking for something a bit sportier than this year's offering, you're in luck. DCH Honda of Temecula has caught a glimpse of the refreshed 2013 Civic and we're thoroughly impressed.

Of course, it's no coincidence that the next model year's Civic sedan installment is better looking than ever. Company officials made a deliberate effort to ensure that designers stepped out of the…

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