The completely re-invented 2006 Honda Civic has automotive experts taking notice. After extensive examination of 28 contenders to measure overall superiority, value and significance in the marketplace, the all-new Civic has been selected as 2006 Motor Trend© Car of the Year.Every year, the editors of Motor Trend magazine extract a winner from a field of new vehicles. Their comprehensive evaluations identify a clear leader in engineering, new technology, design, style, performance, functionality and value over the competition.Shaping tomorrow with leading-edge looks, more power, sharper handling and a big dose of high-tech, the re-engineered lineup of Civics has what it takes to be recognized as Motor Trend Car of the Year.
Congratulations to the Civic for being named 2006 North American Car of the Year. This distinguished award is given by 49 full-time automotive journalists from the United States and Canada, and is judged based on a multitude of factors including innovation, design, safety, handling, driver satisfaction and value for the money.