Honda Accord named vehicle of the Year

16 January, 2018, 01:24 | Author: Shannon Newton
  • Honda Accord named vehicle of the Year

Today the highly coveted North American Car, Utility and Truck of the year awards were announced.

The Auto Show is open to the public January 20-28, 2018.

The Accord, which went on sale last fall, is among many revamped vehicle models hoping to snare buyers as sales fall and SUVs rise.

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As for North American Truck of the Year, the redesigned 2018 Lincoln Navigator beat out the also-redesigned Ford Expedition - which shares the same underpinnings and platform as the Nav - and the Chevrolet Colorado ZR2, which interestingly enough, was the only pickup on the list.

The Car of the Year award is reserved for models that are new, or significantly updated, for 2018. It's the first award for the Lincoln Navigator SUV. The Volvo XC60 and Honda Civic both took top honors in 2016.

"Lincoln is honored to be named the best among such a strong field of competitors", said Kumar Galhotra, president, The Lincoln Motor Company.

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The brand sold only 10,523 Navigators a year ago, far behind competitors in the segment such as the Cadillac Escalade. Last year's winners were the Chevrolet Bolt EV, Chrysler Pacifica, and Honda Ridgeline.

Initiated in 1994, they are judged by 60 professional automotive journalists from the United States and Canada who work for independent magazines, television, radio, newspapers and industry websites. Each judge was charged with evaluating the contenders based on factors including innovation, design, safety, performance, technology, driver satisfaction and value.

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