Passport's 3.2-liter engine is one of the most powerful V-6s in the
compact-SUV segment, developing an impressive 205 horsepower at 5400
rpm and a strong 214 lb.-ft. of torque at 3000 rpm. Its dual overhead
camshaft, 24-valve ...
ALL-NEW, ERGONOMICALLY DESIGNED INSTRUMENT PANEL
Passport's newly designed instrument panel is ergonomically improved
and better integrated with the vehicle's interior styling. The analog
gauges are well illuminated and legible. Several ...
RUGGED, AERODYNAMIC STYLING
Passport's body has a sporty yet refined design, with styling cues
that clearly identify it as a member of the Honda family. Starting
with its greater length, height and width, the Passport has a
SIDE-HINGED TAILGATE WITH LIFT-UP HATCH GLASS
The Passport has a convenient, side-hinged tailgate with separate
lift-up hatch glass. Locked or unlocked by the vehicle's power
door-locking system, the tailgate opens via a pushbutton and s...
The U.S. Accord body was designed and engineered for manufacture
exclusively at Honda of America Manufacturing, Inc.'s assembly plant
in Marysville, Ohio. The EPA domestic content levels for the Sedan
and Coupe models will...
Performance goals for the Accord chassis focused on improving its
ride and handling characteristics, and reducing chassis-related NVI-1
(Noise, usually road noise; Vibration, both suspension- and
engine-induced; and Harshn...
Three engines are available for the Accord: There is 3.0-liter,
200-horsepower, 24-valve V-6 and two 2.3-liter 4-cylinder engines. A
5-speed manual transmission is standard on 4-cylinder models and a
4-speed automatic ...
The Prelude features classic 2+2 sports-coupe styling. The overall
look is refined and aggressive, with traditional Honda styling
details such as, a low hood and cowl and high rear deck. At the front
end, large free-for...
The Honda CR-V is the first Honda-designed and -engineered
sport/utility vehicle and brings a new level of ride comfort,
handling and efficiency, as well as Honda quality, to this market
Priced competitively with mini-...
Honda engineering goals for the CR-V drivetrain centered around
developing an engine with the following performance characteristics:
Excellent power and appropriate torque characteristics for
both on and off-roa...
Honda engineers set the following goals for the CR-V transmission and
4-wheel- drive system:
An automatic 4-wheel-drive system that required little or no
management by the driver
Minimize the traditional ...
HIGHLY RIGID MONOCOQUE BODY
In place of the conventional truck-based body-on-frame design found
in most SUVs, the CR-V uses a unit body (monocoque) with extensive
cross-bracing and stiffening members incorporated into key areas.
Interior packaging was also a high priority in the CR-V's design.
Here, Honda engineers and designers set goals of creating a spacious,
functional interior with the comfort of a passenger vehicle. The
passenger compartment i...
Packaging goals for the CR-V body centered around creating an
attractive, versatile SUV with roominess, comfort and maneuverability
that would prove to be assets in daily urban use. The overall look is
sporty, stable and fun...
The Honda CR-V features dual air bags and 3-point safety belts, with
a rear center lap belt, and available anti-lock brakes.
In addition, Honda engineers reinforced key areas of the CR-V body
for greater strength and bett...
The CR-V is available in one trim level. An option package with
anti-lock brakes and alloy wheels is also available. The following
features are standard equipment on the CR-V:
126-hp, 2.0 liter, 16-valve DOHC alumi...
In designing the CR-V chassis, Honda engineers wanted to create
passenger-car-like behavior on paved roads and a smooth ride
off-road. To accomplish their goal, they drew on Honda's extensive
engineering experience with ...