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Honda was founded in 1948 by Soichiro Honda and continues to be the second largest manufacturer in Japan. The company has developed a reputation for innovation and sporty, high-revving engines over the decades, though in recent years has been more focused on 'green' technologies than sports cars. Honda currently sells more than 10 models in Australia, including both a hatchback and sedan wearing the famous Civic nameplate.

Honda Reviews

2019 Honda CR-V VTi-S AWD long-term review: Highway and country driving

We've spent plenty of time with our long-term CR-V now, but how does it handle highway driving?

2019 Honda CR-V VTi-S AWD long-term review: Urban driving

We've walked you through the insides of our CR-V long-termer, from cabin comfort to infotainment and drive technology. But, how does it drive? Read on.

2019 Honda CR-V VTi-S AWD long-term review: Cabin space and comfort

Traditionally a Honda CR-V strong point, this month we take a closer look at the cabin space, ergonomics and comfort. ...

Life-size LEGO Honda Civic Type R debuts in Melbourne: We talk with the man behind its build

Life-sized LEGO projects are serious business. Thousands of hours and hundreds of thousands of bricks go into most, with subjects that range from towering giraffes and elephants to motorised Bugattis and decked-out Kombi campers. Scaling things down a little, even the legendary Saturn V rocket and Darth Vader's iconic Death Star have been rendered in huge but not-quite-life-sized form...

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Honda Videos

2019 Small Car Comparison

It's time. We've put the 10 most popular small cars together, priced between $30,000 and $40,000, to see which are most deserving of your attention.

2019 Honda CR-V VTi-S long-termer: Introduction

The 2019 Honda CR-V continues to maintain its place as the sensible choice for buyers in the medium SUV segment. Now, we've put one in the CA long-term garage.

Comparison: Honda CR-V, Hyundai Tucson, Kia Sportage, Mazda CX-5, Subaru Forester

While we wait for the new-generation Toyota RAV4 to debut in Australia, it's worth taking a look at what's on offer right now. Which of these mid-sized SUVs should you consider? Let us help you decide!

2019 Renault Megane RS v Civic Type R and Focus RS: Hot hatch encore!

Well, you asked for it. When we ran our last hot hatch comparison, Renault had rudely not yet launched its new Megane RS in Australia. So, we had to leave it out, and we wound up with winners in the Honda Civic Type R and the Ford Focus RS. But now the Megane RS is here... can it dethrone our heroes? We went back to the track to find out.

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Honda Comparisons

2019 Holden Trax LTZ v Honda HR-V RS comparison

Small SUVs currently account for around 12 per cent of the Australian new-car market, and it's still growing despite a recent overall decline in sales. Nearly 10,000 of these small crossovers are registered each month, and there are 26 different models competing for that volume right now...

2019 small car comparison

While buyers continue to gravitate toward SUVs, small cars haven’t entirely lost their appeal. They account for about one-in-seven new vehicles sold this year, with this cluster of models forming the vast majority of the segment’s sales. We’re testing flagship variants here, with sticker prices between $30,000 and $40,000...

2018 Medium SUV Mega Test

Mid-2018 marked another milestone moment in Australian new-car sales. The mid-sized SUV displaced the small car as Australia’s favourite vehicle type in June. It happened again in August, September and October. It was perhaps only inevitable after SUVs started outselling passenger cars in 2017...

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Honda News

2020 Honda E drivetrain details revealed

Honda has revealed sparing details about its first pure-electric car for developed markets, the inventively-named E, and its brand new platform. Although the company has yet to reveal the power and torque outputs of the motor, we know it's mounted on the rear axle and powers the rear wheels. It's connected to a 35...

Honda Civic +Luxe hatch on sale for $29,990 drive-away

Honda Australia has announced the Civic +Luxe hatchback, which gets a handful of upgrades to offer what it's describing as "affordable luxury". Based on the VTi-S grade (from $24,490 before on-roads), the +Luxe gains leather-appointed seats, heated front seats, an eight-way power-adjustable driver's seat, metallic or pearlescent paint as standard, along with '+Luxe' badging...

2020 Honda E order books open... for some markets

Order books for the hotly-anticipated Honda E city electric vehicle have opened in the UK, Germany, Norway and France, ahead of the car's production debut in the second quarter of 2020. A dedicated online platform has been launched, allowing keen customers to reserve their place in the production queue with a refundable deposit. In the UK, that's £800 ($1490)...

CarAdvice podcast 152: Taking a ride in the 2019 Mazda 3 hatch

This week Mandy Turner is in Sydney with Curt Dupriez and Sam Purcell for the hatchback mega test! A bonus podcast is available below this article or on your podcast apps. In car news, the Honda Civic Type R has broken a Bathurst record, 2019 Toyota RAV4 pricing and specs have been released, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto have been introduced by Toyota in Australia, and Lamborghini has restored the Muira from The Italian Job...

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Honda Owner Reviews

2017 Honda Civic Type R review

I like to think of myself as a bit of a sucker for a good hot hatch. My first car was a 2011 Subaru WRX hatch, which I immediately ruined with a cold air intake and a tune. From there, I went to a BMW 328i because I thought I wanted a bit of luxury. It took six months for me to realise the error of my ways and sell it for an Audi S1...

2018 Honda Jazz VTi Review

Over the last few years I have owned a variety of cars from a 2005 Mazda 3 Neo, 1990 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.6 and a 2015 BMW 125i hatchback. The last car, the 125i, was a decent drive however it wasn’t as raw and involving as I expected. My wife and I weren’t driving it a lot either as we take public transport during the working week...

2015 Honda HR-V VTi-S Review

It was summer in 2016 when my wife and I decided it was time to purchase a car that would be more supportive for the both of us (coming from a Nissan Micra and a HSV VXR). The next few months I seemed to have ignored the 'supportive' prerequisite that my wife set out for us and focussed on getting one of those hot hatches that everyone bangs on about; the GTI I think they call it? Try as I might to make the numbers work, but ultimately the wallet and the bank disagreed with me, and as a result I...

2003 Honda Accord Euro Review

Today I will be reviewing my ever-practical 2003 Accord R, by Honda. Making a statement amongst other large four-door cars by being fitted from factory with a high revving, 2-litre red top K-series engine, 6-speed transmission, Recaro bucket seats and handling to match. This is the second Honda in the family now, for which the Accord is backed up by my track-prepped Civic Type R...

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