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The 2008 Honda family of cars and trucks builds on the excitement of a robust 2007 model year highlighted by the introduction of an all-new CR-V and Honda’s newest addition, the Fit. Significant developments for the 2008 model year include the debut of an all-new Accord later in 2007 and an Odyssey set to undergo a transformation with updated exterior and interior styling along with enhanced feature content.

Several members of Honda’s family will introduce new trims to their lineups for 2008. The S2000 adds a club-racer inspired S2000 CR with features and equipment designed to appeal to weekend racing enthusiasts. The 2008 Pilot introduces two new trims, the Value Package and the Special Edition. Both new offerings build upon popular trims by packaging different, highly-requested features. The 2008 Civic will offer a leather package for the first time in its history and will add a Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) to its entire lineup.

2008 Honda Accord
An all-new 2008 Honda Accord sedan will debut in Fall 2007, and Honda unveiled the fully redesigned coupe concept in January. For Honda, the Accord represents the flagship of our car line-up and our single best selling model, approaching 10 million total U.S. sales. The 2008 Accord will come to market with:


New focus on bold styling
New levels of safety, efficiency, power and refinement
Rewarding, engaging and exhilarating driving experience
177hp and 190hp 2.4L 4-cylinder engines offered with 5AT and 5MT transmissions
268hp 3.5L 6-cylinder engine, available with 5AT and VCM in sedan, or 5AT/6MT in coupe
With 120cu ft. of interior volume, sedan now classified as EPA Full-size vehicle
2008 Honda Civic
The 2008 Civic lineup introduces a leather package for the first time on both sedan and coupe models. All 2008 Civics will be equipped with TPMS.

Civic EX-L
(New) Coupe & Sedan Leather seating surfaces (front & rear seats & center console armrest)
Leather-wrapped steering wheel
Heated seats
Heated door mirrors

Civic GX MP3/Auxiliary input jack



2008 Honda CR-V
Redesigned for 2007, the 2008 CR-V further enhances its EX-L by adding an 8-way power driver’s seat with power lumbar support, dual-zone climate control and a high-power audio system with subwoofer that was previously standard on models equipped with navigation.

CR-V EX-L 8-way power driver’s seat w/power lumbar support
Dual-zone automatic climate control system
Non-navi models receive high-power audio with subwoofer



2008 Honda Element
The stylish and innovative Honda Element received significant updates and a new trim level, the Element SC, in 2007, adding content to the lineup that greatly enhanced its safety and style. There are no feature changes to the Element lineup for 2008.

Element No Changes
Additional exterior color, added to SC only: Royal Blue Pearl



2008 Honda Fit
The 2007 Honda Fit was the latest all-new addition to Honda’s lineup and took a leadership role in the subcompact segment’s resurgence in terms of quality, safety and versatility. For 2008, TPMS will be added to the lineup.

Fit New exterior colors: Tidewater Blue Metallic, Blackberry Pearl (Sport only)



2008 Honda Odyssey
The versatile and popular Honda Odyssey’s sales continue to grow, and it receives significant updates in 2008 with exterior and interior styling enhancements, feature refinement and implementation of an upgraded Variable Cylinder Management™ (VCM®) engine on leather models.

Odyssey (all) Exterior and interior design enhancements
MP3/Auxiliary input jack
MP3/Windows Media® Audio (WMA) playback capability
Active head restraints
Daytime Running Lights (DRL)

Odyssey EX 2nd-Row PlusOne Seat™ with storage bin
Tri-zone automatic climate control

Odyssey EX-L Next generation of Honda’s VCM® engine technology
Rearview mirror with monitor (and backup camera)
XM® Satellite Radio
Power adjustable passenger seat
2nd-Row PlusOne Seat™ with storage bin
Tri-zone automatic climate control

Odyssey EX-L RES Next generation of Honda’s VCM® engine technology
Rearview mirror with monitor (and backup camera)
115-volt power outlet
XM® Satellite Radio
2nd-Row PlusOne Seat™ with storage bin
Tri-zone automatic climate control

Odyssey EX-L Navi/RES Next generation of Honda’s VCM® engine technology
Rearview mirror with monitor (and backup camera)
115-volt power outlet
2nd-Row PlusOne Seat™ with storage bin
Tri-zone automatic climate control

Odyssey Touring Navi/RES (08M TOURING now available in only Navi/Res trim with a PAX tire option)
Next generation of Honda’s VCM® engine technology
2nd-Row PlusOne Seat™ with storage bin
Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink®
Memory Linked Door Mirrors with Reverse Tilt



2008 Honda Pilot
Two new trims debut on the 2008 Pilot: the Value Package, replacing the Pilot LX, includes feature additions like rear privacy glass, upgraded audio and body-colored styling cues; the Special Edition, a supplement to the popular EX, comes equipped with standard features like a DVD rear entertainment system, power moonroof and XM® Satellite Radio.

Pilot VP

(adds to 2007 LX) Rear privacy glass
Machined alloy wheels
XM® Satellite Radio
Audio system upgrade with 6-disc CD changer
Roof rails
Steering-wheel mounted audio controls
Body-colored door mirrors, door handles and rear spoiler

Pilot SE

(adds to EX) DVD rear entertainment system
Power moonroof
XM® Satellite Radio
115-volt power outlet
Ambient console lighting



2008 Honda Ridgeline
The mid-size Ridgeline remains an innovative and benchmarking member of the half-ton pickup truck segment with its In-Bed Trunk™ and a fully-independent suspension. For 2008, the Ridgeline RTS and RTL models will receive a machine finish alloy wheel, and all cloth seats will evolve to be all one-tone in color.

Ridgeline RTS & RTL receive a machine finish alloy wheel
Cloth seats become one-tone (vs. previous two-tone design)



2008 Honda S2000
For the 2008 model year, the S2000 CR will debut as an entirely new trim level with a lighter, stiffer and more aggressive overall design that is engineered to maximize the S2000’s potential on a racetrack. The factory-tuned roadster provides highly-aggressive suspension settings, increased body and chassis rigidity, overall weight reduction and an aerodynamic body kit dialed-in for reduced lift. A removable aluminum hardtop replaces the convertible soft top as standard equipment. The S2000 CR will debut in the fall of 2007.

S2000 CR New S2000 CR trim
Large front & rear spoilers
More responsive steering
Bridgestone Potenza RE070 tires
Firmer springs and dampers
Larger stabilizer bars
New wheel design in a dark gray color
Substantial structural bracing added to the storage area for additional rigidity
Removable aluminum hard top
Unique cloth seating surfaces with yellow stitching
Unique spherical aluminum shifter
Carbon fiber-style trim panels



Additional Information

Honda FCX
The second generation of the Honda FCX made its debut in the 2005 model year. Featuring an all-new Honda developed fuel cell stack, this vehicle is capable of starting in temperatures as low as -20C (-4F). This new stack also delivers increased horsepower and a longer range than previous generations. The 2006 Honda FCX added a Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System that contains all existing hydrogen fueling stations within its database. The FCX was delivered to the first-ever private hydrogen fuel cell retail customer on June 29, 2005, in Los Angeles. Honda has announced its all-new next generation fuel cell vehicle for 2009 model year, arriving in 2008.
 
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