Honda e awards
Red Dot Design Awards 2020
As well as winning the overall Best of the Best award, the Honda e’s ground-breaking product design also picked up the Best Smart Product award.
Motor Awards 2020: Best Small Car
The Motor Awards panel loved the Honda e, describing it as "absolutely perfect, not only because of its zero-emission powertrain, but also because of its compact size."
Autocar Awards 2020: Best Car Tech
The jury described the Honda e as having, "a very happy combination of hardware and software still so rarely seen in the car industry."
2020 TopGear.com Awards: City Car of the Year
Top Gear quoted that, “It’s impossible to do more than 100 miles in and around a city in a day, and the Honda e is the happiest and best tool to do them.”
German Car of the Year 2020
The Honda e is the first vehicle from a Japanese brand to win this highly prestigious prize and also recognised for its commitment to a sustainable future.
Stuff Gadget Awards 2020: Best Electric Vehicle
The judges said: “Honda has taken the spoils in one of the biggest and most exciting categories of 2020. A fantastic result!”
Five stars Euro NCAP 2020
The new Honda Jazz e:HEV has been awarded the maximum five-star rating in the latest round of Euro NCAP safety tests, which introduce a range of rigorous new assessments. The Jazz has an advanced all-new body structure and includes as standard a comprehensive suite of active safety technologies and driver aids.
DrivingElectric Awards 2021: Best Small Hybrid
The Honda Jazz has been named the "Best small hybrid" by the DrivingElectric Awards 2021. It stated that "the Jazz is a great choice for those who prioritise space, flexibility and efficiency in a small car."
Civic Type R awards
What Car?: Car of the Year 2020
For the third year in a row, the Civic Type R secured pole position for the best hot hatchback at the What Car? Awards. Steve Huntingford, editor at What Car?, stated: “It has remarkable traction for a powerful front-wheel-drive car, huge grip in corners and handling that feels as well-honed as a racing car. Yet it's also one of the roomiest, most comfortable and best-equipped hot hatches you can buy.”
Auto Express: Hot Hatch of the Year 2020
The Honda Civic Type R was named yet again as the 2020 Auto Express Hot Hatch of the Year, with the magazine stating, “it’s that raucous engine, superb transmission and sublime chassis balance that’ll really snare you and get under your skin like the best hot hatchbacks should do.”