Honda Accord and Civic make List of Best-Selling Cars of 2014

January 2nd, 2015 by

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Accord Placed Second, Civic Fifth on Best-Selling Cars List

In Motor Trend’s list of the best-selling cars of 2014, the 2015 Honda Civic came in fifth and the 2015 Honda Accord came in second. Having sold about 357,000 units, the Accord was second to rival the Toyota Camry, which sold about 397,000 units, according to Motor Trend. The Nissan Altima and Toyota Corolla out-sold the Civic.

Second Best-Selling Car, 2015 Honda Accord

Earning an overall rating of 8.7 out of 10 on U.S. News and World Report, the 2015 Honda Accord is said to have nimble handling, a roomy backseat, good fuel economy for the class, and more standard features than its rivals. The Honda Accord sedan has 37.5 inches of headroom in the backseat, as well as 38.5 inches of legroom, 56.5 inches of shoulder room, and 54.7 inches of hiproom. The Accord sedan gets 27 city/ 36 highway/ 31 combined mpg* on the continuously variable transmission (CVT) LX model. The 6-speed automatic, which is available in the EX-L V-6 and Touring trims, gets 21/34/26 mpg. Features that are standard on all trim levels are:

  • Eco Assist System
  • Active Noise Cancellation
  • Hill Start Assist
  • Vehicle Stability Assist with Traction Control
  • Brake Assist
  • Rearview Camera
  • Daytime Running Lights
  • Projector-Beam Halogen Headlights with Auto-On/Off
  • Dual-Zone Automatic Climate Control System
  • 8-inch High-Resolution Multi-Information Display
  • 12-volt Power Outlets
  • Remote Trunk Release with Lock and Electronic Remote Trunk Release

The Accord has won several awards including Kelley Blue Book’s Best Buy Award, Car and Driver’s 10Best, and was named the 2014 Most Popular vehicle on Edmunds. The Accord sedan and coupe are IIHS top-safety picks, having received a “good” rating in all crash tests. The Accord coupe and sedan also have an overall 5-star crash test rating by the NHTSA.

As for safety features on the Accord, the EX-L and Touring models have a forward collision warning and a lane departure warning. The Touring model has adaptive cruise control.

Fifth Best-Selling Car 2015 Honda Civic

2015 honda civic

The Honda Civic scored an 8.6 out of 10 in a U.S. News and World Report evaluation. It is said to have good fuel economy, a smooth CVT, and upscale cabin materials. The Honda Civic sedan with a CVT gets 30 city/ 39 highway/ 33 combined mpg*. The Honda Earth Dreams CVT “allows the engine to always operate at the most efficient rpm level, enabling maximum efficiency under all driving conditions,” according to Honda. The interior features of the Civic sedan include a 5-inch LCD screen, Bluetooth, power windows with auto-up/down driver’s window, remote trunk release with lock, and more.

Related: How does the Civic Compare to the Elantra and Jetta?

The Civic also won a Kelley Blue Book Best Buy Award. The 2015 Honda Civic sedan has an overall 5-star crash test rating with the NHTSA. The Civic coupe has an overall 4-star rating. Both models are IIHS top-safety picks, having received “good” ratings in all crash tests. A rearview camera is standard on all 2015 Hondas.

If you are interested to see why the 2015 Honda Accord and Civic are top-sellers, visit Fisher Honda in Boulder, Colo. Call us at 303-245-6417 to schedule a test drive. View our Accord inventory and our Civic inventory.

*Based on EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.