Honda CR-V wins NZ Car of the Year 2023 - Autocar

28 February, 2024

Honda CR-V wins AutoCar Family Car of the Year and Overall Winner Awards

In an outstanding achievement that underscores its dominance in the automotive industry, the Honda CR-V has been awarded the prestigious AutoCar Family Car of the Year and AutoCar Overall Winner awards for 2023. This remarkable double victory is a testament to the CR-V’s exceptional design, performance, and versatility, making it a standout choice for Kiwi families and driving enthusiasts alike.

The Honda CR-V, known for its spacious interiors, robust safety features, and impressive fuel efficiency, has consistently set the benchmark for what a family SUV can offer. Its latest iteration has pushed the boundaries even further, marrying cutting-edge technology with comfort and style, thereby securing its position at the pinnacle of the AutoCar awards. “The new model is a little larger, offering more space inside and also more technology and a further expansion of the Sensing Safety systems with 11 airbags, AEB, lane warning and departure systems, adaptive cruise, and traffic sign recognition.’

A Family Car That Stands Apart

What sets the Honda CR-V apart as the Family Car of the Year is its unwavering commitment to meeting the diverse needs of modern kiwi families – “The CR-V is a highly competent contender”. From the school run to adventurous road trips, the CR-V offers ample space, reliability, and safety features that parents prioritize. Its innovative design ensures every journey is a pleasure, whether navigating city streets or exploring the great outdoors.

Crowned the Overall Winner

The accolade of AutoCar Overall Winner is a nod to the CR-V’s all-around excellence. Competing against a broad range of vehicles, the CR-V distinguished itself through its blend of performance, comfort, and sustainability. “There’s also Honda’s price promise (everyone pays the same), and it’s backed by a big warranty. This suits a family’s needs, and there’s something for everyone here, at a relatively affordable price.”

Celebrating Success

The dual awards from AutoCar are a significant achievement for the 2024 Honda CR-V, highlighting Honda’s ability to innovate and adapt to the evolving needs of New Zealand drivers and families.

For potential buyers and automotive enthusiasts, the Honda CR-V‘s latest accolades make it a compelling choice for those seeking a vehicle that combines award-winning design with functionality and performance. As the AutoCar Family Car of the Year and Overall Winner, the CR-V is not just a car but a partner in life’s journeys, ready to create memorable experiences for its occupants.

To explore more about the Honda CR-V and its award-winning features, visit AutoCar’s official announcement.

The Honda CR-V’s triumph in the AutoCar awards is a clear indication of its superior quality and value, offering an unmatched blend of comfort, style, and efficiency for families and driving enthusiasts around the world.


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