2017 Honda Models Are Some of the Most Environmentally Friendly Vehicles

March 20th, 2017 by

Honda Accord HybridDrivers in Michigan have long recognized Honda’s unique reputation for offering some of the most high-performing, technologically advanced, and safe vehicles around. But not only do the new 2017 Honda models boast some of the very best in terms of performance, technology, safety, and design features, they also have been labeled uniquely ‘green’ vehicles by some reputable automobile consumer guides and organizations. In particular, the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) has recently determined two new Honda vehicles—the Honda CR-V and the Accord Hybrid—to be especially notable in this regard. Read on for the details!

The Award

ACEEE has recently declared two Honda vehicles in particular to be especially environmentally friendly: the Accord Hybrid and the CR-V. In determining the recipients of its awards, the organization narrowed the field to vehicles of a certain types: widely available and gas-powered cars and light trucks with automatic transmissions. It then ranked the vehicles that fit these criteria according to a full-life-cycle analysis, studying (1) the manufacturing process, (2) their environmental impacts, and (3) their end-of-life recycling processes. According to these metrics, the CR-V and the Accord Hybrid stood out. While the Accord Hybrid was named to the “Greenest Vehicles of 2017” list for scoring within the top 1.3% of all the vehicle studies, the CR-V placed in the top 11%, making it one of the organization’s “Greener Choices 2017.”

The Specs

What about the specs attached to these cars? Well, for starters, the CR-V boasts an EPA-estimated 32 mg on the highway and 26 in the city in 2WD LX models,* as well as a Single Scroll MHI TD03 Turbo and Internal Wastegate and a range of driver-assist features. Meanwhile, the Honda Accord Hybrid, gets an incredible EPA-estimated 47 mpg in the city and 49 on the highway* with its stunningly efficient engine and its driver-assist features, such as Eco Assist.

Test Drive a New Honda Today!

Best of all, you can try out your new Honda today simply by stopping by one of our West Michigan Honda Dealers or by giving us a quick call. While you’re at it, be sure to explore our website and our other current offers before coming in to experience some of the most environmentally friendly vehicles, the new 2017 Honda models!

*Based on 2017 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions, and other factors.