9 Honda Models Earn a 2023 Car and Driver Editors Choice Award

Car and Driver has released its editors choice awards for 2023, and Honda was honoured with an impressive 9 awards across its model lineup. After comparing nearly all of the 432 vehicle models available on the road today, these awards create a comprehensive list of the best vehicles you can buy, recognizing each vehicle as the best in its respective category, and wholeheartedly recommending them to buyers.

Honda models were recognized across a multitude of segments, with the 2023 Honda Ridgeline the only vehicle of any brand chosen in the mid-size pickup truck category.

“These are vehicles that we'd happily recommend to our family and friends—and you. That's what Editors' Choice is all about. Think of this list as the automotive honour roll: a place where the cars, trucks, and SUVs with the best grades are acknowledged for their excellence.”

According to the Editors at Car and Driver

The following Honda models earned 2023 Car and Driver "Editors' Choice" awards:

Family Sedan: 2023 Honda Accord

Compact Car: 2023 Honda Civic

Sport Compact Car: 2023 Honda Civic Si

Sport Compact Car: 2023 Honda Civic Type R

Compact SUV: 2023 Honda CR-V

Mid-Size SUV: 2023 Honda Passport

Mid-Size SUV: 2023 Honda Pilot

Mid-Size Pickup Truck: 2023 Honda Ridgeline

Minivan: 2023 Honda Odyssey


This year Honda has also earned two coveted Car and Driver's 10Best Car awards for the all-new 2023 Accord and the 2023 Civic lineup that includes the Civic Sedan, Hatchback, Si and the all-new 2023 Type R. The 2023 CR-V was also recognized with a Car and Driver 10Best SUV award.

With 68 total awards, Honda is the winningest brand in Car and Driver 10Best history, and the Honda Accord is the most awarded vehicle in 10Best history by a wide margin. It has made the prestigious list an incredible 37 times, including the last 25 years consecutively.

Click here to learn more about the award-winning Honda lineup of vehicles.