REVISED The 2016 Honda Civic Named 2016 North American Car of the Year

2016 Honda Civic Sedan

The 2016 Honda Civic has been named the 2016 North American Car of the Year. This award goes to a single new vehicle every year, and it is selected by a panel of automotive journalists. This year the newly redesigned tenth generation Honda Civic took home the award, beating out the other finalists, which were the 2016 Chevrolet Malibu and the 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata. You can find the latest Honda Civic right now here at Community Honda of Orland Park!

2016 North American Car of the Year: 2016 Honda Civic

The 2016 North American Car and Truck of the Year awards are widely respected, at least partially because they’re elected by a panel of judges from around the automotive world – this helps prevent bias. Every year, all-new or significantly redesigned models are eligible, and this year there were 49 eligible vehicles. Late last year the finalists were announced, and this month, the 2016 Honda Civic was announced the winner.

“I think the Civic is improved in every possible metric,” said Tony Swan, a cofounder of the North American Car of the Year award. The North American Car and Truck of the Year awards have been ongoing for 23 years.

The Civic enters its tenth generation with new engineering, new styling, and new technology. It’s lower, wider, and longer, and it offers more space in the cabin and in the cargo area. Perhaps the most important improvement when compared to the outgoing Civic is the advancement in fuel economy made possible by two new engines and better aerodynamic design. The new Civic can now be had with a 2.0L four-cylinder engine or a 1.5L turbocharged four-cylinder. This is the first time that Honda has sold a turbocharged engine in the United States.

Visit Community Honda of Orland Park Today

You can find the latest 2016 Honda Civic right now at Community Honda of Orland Park, your local leading Chicago and Frankfort area Honda dealership. We’re located at 8340 W. 159th St. in Orland Park, IL, so visit us if you want to find out more about the newest Civic!