Honda Cleans Up in Edmunds’ Best Family Cars of 2019 Awards

By Justin Cupler | June 3rd, 2019

Honda creates a wide range of vehicles that fit many buyers, ranging from its budget-friendly Fit to its performance-oriented Civic Type R. But if there is one thing Honda has always done is build family-friendly cars, trucks, crossovers, and minivans. Honda Flexed its family-first muscles in’s Best Family Cars of 2019 awards, bringing home the award in three classes.

In the minivan class, it’s no surprise to us the 2019 Honda Odyssey took home the top spot.’s testers pointed to the Odyssey’s family-friendly features like its Magi Slide seats, Cabin Watch, and Honda VAC as key reasons for its victory.

In the family sedan class, the 2019 Honda Accord took home the award. Testers pointed toward the Accord’s cavernous cabin and massive trunk as key points to its victory. Also helping it secure its award was the 2019 Accord’s standard Honda Sensing suite of safety gear, which includes automatic emergency braking, automatic high-beam headlights, lane-keep assist, and more.

Rounding out the victories for Honda was the 2019 CR-V in the Best Small Family SUV category. The testers took note of the CR-V’s class-leading cargo space, Honda Sensing, great fuel economy, and its available hands-free power liftgate.

So, how does the team choose the best family cars in each category? They certainly don’t draw them from a hat. Instead, a group of engineers that rate each car in 30 categories in five main areas of driving, performance, comfort, interior utility, technology, and more.

Head down to Garber Honda serving the Rochester and Henrietta areas to test drive one of these three award-winning vehicles.  Whether you need a minivan like the Odyssey, a midsize sedan like the Accord, or a crossover like the CR-V. stop by our Pittsford area showroom today to test drive one. Can’t make it to our showroom today? You can also check out our online inventory page to see what we have in stock and schedule a test drive when it’s convenient for you.

Posted in 2019 Models, Awards