Advertorial: Honda UK and its long list of accolades

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Honda UK’s trophy cabinet must be nearly bursting at the hinges. In fact rarely a month goes by when Honda UK doesn’t win some kind of award or accolade. From value and reliability, to performance and style, customer satisfaction is at the heart of Honda’s ethos and the Japanese motoring manufacturing mega-giants have got a trophy cabinet to prove it.

Honda: most reliable UK car maker

What Car? Magazine and Warranty Direct join forces each year and conduct a car reliability study. In 2011 Honda UK topped the survey, for an incredible sixth year in a row. Honda UK’s latest victory of this highly acclaimed award was based primarily their impressive low failure rates of 9% on its cars in the first 12 months of ownership.

CR-Z named best new UK sports car 2010

Marketed as a ‘sport hybrid coupe’, the Honda CR-Z (which first went on sale in 2010) is the only electric-petrol hybrid car offered by any motor manufacturer that can be equipped with a manual transmission and is one of the U.S.A’s least polluting vehicles.

In the 2010 edition of the Which? Car survey, the UK’s biggest survey of car reliability and performance, this sporty Honda hybrid was considered miles ahead of its competitors. With new car offers routinely available on Honda vehicles these cars are often reasonably priced as well and Honda have also won awards for their affordability of their hybrid cars and other models.

Northwood Honda dealer best in UK for customer satisfaction

Across the world, Honda aims to establish lifelong relationships with its customers and is constantly evolving and improving initiatives aimed at increasing the quality of service provided to customers.

As an incentive to achieve such high levels of customer satisfaction, Honda UK makes has an annual award programme based on which UK dealers have been the highest achievers of the year - with a large focus on customer service and satisfaction.

In May 2011, Northwood Honda received two national awards within Honda UK, one being the National Aftersales Award and the other the National Customer Satisfaction Award.

Honda most reliable brand

In 2011 Which Car? also named Honda as the most reliable motor manufacturer brand. On receiving the honour, Dave Hodgetts, Managing Director of Honda UK talked about Honda’s commitment to consistency, stating:

“Success in reliability studies further proves the dedication, skill and passion of our engineers, both at the development and manufacturing stages.”

Honda lifts manufacturers / constructors trophy

At the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship 2010, the Honda Racing Team in partnership with Team Dynamics, had a fantastic season winning 10 out of the 30 races. In accolade of such phenomenal success, they received the highly prestigious manufacturers / constructors trophy.