Honda Civic and Pilot SUV Earn Best Family Cars of 2016 Recognition from Parents Magazine and Edmunds.com

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The completely redesigned 2016 Honda Civic (automobiles.honda.com/civic) and 2016 Honda Pilot SUV (automobiles.honda.com/pilot) have been named to the 10 Best Family Cars list by the parenting and car experts atParents magazine and Edmunds.com. The two family-friendly Honda vehicles were selected out of hundreds of models for excelling in the key areas of safety, convenience features, performance, design and value.

The Honda Civic, the 2016 North American Car of the Year, is Honda’s best-selling car globally, playing a leading role in advancing fuel efficiency, small-car safety performance, design, technology and fun-to-drive performance for ten generations. The 2016 Civic Sedan sets a new bar in the mainstream compact class with the addition of the Honda Sensing™ suite of advanced safety and driver-assistive technologies, available on all trims, making Civic the most affordable new car in America with these advanced safety technologies, including automatic emergency braking (when equipped with optional front crash prevention).

In addition, the 2016 Civic Sedan received the highest available collision safety ratings,  an NCAP 5-Star Overall Vehicle Score from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and a TOP SAFETY PICK+ rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS).

The spacious, innovative and family-friendly 2016 Pilot sets new standards for fuel efficiency, spacious and thoughtful interior packaging, and dynamic handling performance in the midsize SUV segment. The Pilot is also at the top of its class in safety features and collision safety ratings. The Pilot features available Honda Sensing™ technology along with Honda’s next-generation Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) body structure and a standard multi-angle rearview camera; and the Pilot has earned a 5-Star Overall Vehicle Score from the NHTSA and a TOP SAFETY PICK+ rating from the IIHS.

For more information about the Parents magazine and Edmunds.com’s list of the 10 Best Family Cars of 2016, please visitwww.parents.com and www.edmunds.com. The full list will be featured in the July 2016 issue of Parents magazine available June 7.

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