Finally, Honda took the award in the pick-up category of the year with the Ridgeline, which with its 3.5L V6 engine of 280 horsepower surpassed the American ones. “This has been a great surprise,” said John Mendel, executive vice president of Honda America at the time of receiving the award.
The Bolt, which is different from the well-known Volt, has an acceleration of 0 to 100 km / h in approximately 6.5 seconds thanks to its 266 foot-pounds of torque. With a full load it can travel more than 380 kilometers.
In the truck category of the year, the Chrysler Pacifica took the awards above the Mazda CX-9 and Jaguar F-Pace. The FCA group vehicle has been in the market for a short time, but in the United States it has been widely accepted. In Mexico its arrival occurred during the final part of the year.
Tim Kuniskis, FCA representative, accepted the award by highlighting how fast it has been for Pacifica to get into the taste of customers. “Six months on the market and the reaction we’ve had from the market has been fantastic, from consumers to critics. There is no better alternative for families than a minivan. “