2012 Honda Pilot is the Family Car of the Year!

TORRANCE, Calif., Jan. 17, 2012 – American Honda Motor Co., Inc., announced that the 2012 Honda Pilot has received the Cars.com”Family Car of the Year,” award. At Northwest Honda this is not news as we have had a hard time keeping these hot new vehicles in stock! The Pilot SUV received a wide range of upgrades for 2012, including a sleeker front-end design, enhanced interior features and improved fuel economy.


Sims Honda, an industry leader among Honda Dealers knows that the Pilot is safe and reliable, that is why so many of their owners drive them and they sell so many! The 2012 Pilot had already earned the top spot in the”USA Today, MotorWeek and Cars.com $37k and Under SUV Shootout,”with the editor-in-chief touting the Pilot as”the perfect SUV for buyers who want to comfortably haul the entire family and all of their gear.”


“We’re delighted to see the eight-passenger Pilot’s versatility and family-friendly attributes recognized with this prestigious award,”said Vicki Poponi, assistant vice president of product planning, American Honda Motor Co. “The newly refined and more fuel-efficient Pilot provides real value and surprising sophistication for anyone shopping in the segment.” Vern Sims, President of the Sims Auto Group calls the Honda Pilot, “The most impressive SUV on the market today.”


This year marks the fifth anniversary of the Cars.com Family Car of the Year award, which was presented last year to the Honda Odyssey. At Northwest Honda, Sims Honda and Apple Valley Honda you can find new, used and certified Honda Odysseys for less! Launched in June 1998, Cars.com is an online destination for car shoppers that offers information from consumers and experts to help buyers formulate opinions on what to buy, where to buy and how much to pay for a car. For more information on the Best of the Year Awards, visit http://www.cars.com/awards/.

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