No less than seven new 2022 Hondas were chosen by Car and Driver editors for their annual Editors’ Choice Awards. It comes as no surprise to us here at Dublin Honda as we know that new Hondas are reliable, safe, affordable and, now more than ever, feature advanced technology, enhanced capability and more luxury features. The new 2022 Honda Accord, Civic, Civic Si, CR-V, Passport, Ridgeline and Odyssey took home seven top spots, with the new Honda Ridgeline named the only Editors’ Choice Mid-Size Pickup Truck.
How Are They Chosen?
Car and Driver, a leading automotive publication, is known for putting every single new car, truck, minivan and SUV through extensive tests for performance, capability, gas mileage, comfort, safety and more. For their annual Editors’ Choice awards, Car and Driver analyzes all of their test data and comprehensive on-road testing results of over 400 vehicles to determine the top new cars of the year. Vehicles named to the Car and Driver 10Best list automatically get included in the Editors’ Choice awards. The rest are determined to be worth your consideration – and money – and are all but guaranteed to satisfy your driving needs.
In 2022, Honda took home seven Car and Driver Editors’ Choice awards:
Editors’ Choice: Family Sedan – 2022 Honda Accord
An oldie but a goodie, the classic Honda Accord keeps up with the times with superior capability, a spacious, premium interior and, dare we say, a thrilling ride. While considered a ‘Family Sedan’, any driver, or passenger, will enjoy time spent in a new Honda Accord, which gets an Editors’ Choice award – and makes the 10Best list – for its quick acceleration, easy-to-operate tech, generous cabin, and overall likability and affordability.
Dublin Honda thinks you’ll love the new 2022 Honda Accord because it features:
- Sleek & sophisticated exterior
- Near-luxury interior w/ leather trim, heated & ventilated seating, & Active Noise Cancellation™
- Up to 38 mpg* in standard Accord & 48 mpg* in the hybrid Accord
Editors’ Choice: Compact Car – 2022 Honda Civic sedan
The best-selling 2022 Honda Civic’s place on the Editors’ Choice list should come as no surprise. The tried-and-true new Honda Civic got a complete redesign for the 2022 model year and now boasts a sophisticated new look, updated cabin with more legroom, improved tech, enhanced performance, and still keeps things under budget. Its nimble handling and engaging drive ensure the compact car is anything but standard.
Dublin Honda is most excited about these features in the new 2022 Honda Civic:
- Refined, upscale new cabin
- Sport-tuned McPherson strut suspension
- Available Bose® premium sound system
Editors’ Choice: Sport Compact Car – 2022 Honda Civic Si
If you want a sportier ride that’s still affordable, the new 2022 Honda Civic Si gets a similar glow-up to the 2022 Civic sedan. But the new Civic Si boasts a specially tuned chassis, limited-slip differential, and spunky 1.5L turbocharged engine with 200 horsepower. Plus, you can get it with a 6-speed manual with quick shifting and sharp handling.
Dublin Honda thinks you’ll love driving the new 2022 Honda Civic Si with standard:
- 18-in matte black wheels & gloss-black deck lid spoiler
- Power moonroof, Bose® audio, sport front seats
- Wireless Apple CarPlay® / Android Auto™
Editors’ Choice: Compact SUV – 2022 Honda CR-V
The new 2022 Honda CR-V, a perennial favorite, gets the Editors’ Choice award for its spacious, upscale cabin with plenty of storage space and the latest tech. Both the gas-powered and hybrid Honda CR-V get impressive fuel economy with 30 mpg** for the standard 2022 CR-V and 40 mpg** for the CR-V hybrid.
Car and Driver’s and Dublin Honda’s favorite features in the new 2022 Honda CR-V:
- Available Hybrid powertrain
- Heated front seats, leather trimmed interior
- Easy Fold-Down 60/40 split rear seatback
Editors’ Choice: Mid-Size SUV – 2022 Honda Passport
The new 2022 Honda Passport takes home an Editors’ Choice award for its spunky V6 powertrain and ample standard comfort and driver-assist features, including a rear-seat reminder, sunroof, and leather trim. Enjoy a spacious cabin and plenty of capability.
Notable new features in the new 2022 Honda Passport:
- New TrailSport model
- Available HPD package
- Bolder, more sculpted design
Editors’ Choice: Mid-Size Pickup Truck – 2022 Honda Ridgeline
Taking home the only Editor’s Choice award for a Mid-Size Pickup Truck, the new 2022 Honda Ridgeline boasts the best of a crossover and a larger truck, with an impressively comfortable ride, plenty of legroom and innovative features, including an extra-wide bed and underfloor storage.
Dublin Honda’s favorite features in the new 2022 Honda Ridgeline include:
- Unibody construction
- Leather-trimmed interior w/ heated front seats
- Available AWD with Intelligent Traction Management: Snow, Sand, Mud Drive Modes
Editors’ Choice: Minivan – 2022 Honda Odyssey
The family-friendly new 2022 Honda Odyssey makes the Editors’ Choice list thanks to its Magic Slide® second-row seats, which allow for multiple seating configurations. Parents will enjoy more peace of mind with the new Honda Odyssey’s suite of standard driver-assist and safety features, including a multi-angle rearview camera, Intelligent Traction Management with Snow Mode, and Bluetooth® streaming audio.
Dublin Honda’s loves these features in the new 2022 Honda Odyssey:
- Tri-zone climate control
- Rear entertainment system with 10.2” display screen
- CabinWatch® and CabinTalk® in-car video and PA system
Plus, every new 2022 Honda comes with Honda Sensing® suite of safety features, which includes:
- Lane Keeping Assist System
- Multi-Angle Rearview Camera
- Road Departure Mitigation System
- Collision Mitigation Braking System™
- Adaptive Cruise Control w/ Low-Speed Follow
- Traffic Sign Recognition (available)
- Blind Spot Information System with Cross Traffic Monitor (available)
Find your favorite Car and Driver Editors’ Choice award winning Honda at Dublin Honda in Dublin, California. Dublin Honda offers a great selection of new Honda models paired with friendly service from our knowledgeable team. Or enjoy great value with a Certified Pre-Owned Honda or high-quality used car. And when it comes time for your next Honda service, trust the expert, factory-trained Honda technicians at the Dublin Honda Service Center in Dublin, California. Go Honda, Get Happy, at Dublin Honda in the East Bay, California.
*2022 Honda Accord and Accord Hybrid: 30 city/38 hwy/33 combined mpg rating for LX and EX-L. 29 city/35 hwy/32 combined mpg rating for Sport 1.5T and Special Edition. 22 city/32 hwy/26 combined mpg rating for Sport 2.0T and Touring 2.0T. 48 city/47 hwy/47 combined mpg rating for Hybrid and Hybrid EX-L. 44 city/41 hwy/43 combined mpg rating for Hybrid Sport and Touring. Based on 2022 EPA mileage ratings. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions, battery-pack age/condition (hybrid trims) and other factors.
**2022 Honda CR-V and CR-V Hybrid: 28 city/34 hwy/30 combined mpg rating for 2WD trims. 27 city/32 hwy/29 combined mpg rating for AWD trims. 40 city/35 hwy/38 combined mpg rating for hybrid trims. Based on 2022 EPA mileage ratings. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions, battery-pack age/condition (hybrid trims) and other factors.