List of Honda’s environmental awards for products and facilities

Since its earliest environmental success with the CVCC Civic, which was a major breakthrough in reducing emissions and increasing fuel efficiency, Honda has introduced many new automobile technologies designed to help the environment. From gas-electric hybrids and natural-gas vehicles to hydrogen fuel-cell technology, Honda cars have been at the forefront of alternative-fuel powertrains.


Many of those vehicles, along with gasoline-powered automobiles that have demonstrated fuel and emission efficiency, have been recognized by various organizations with annual awards. What follows is a comprehensive list of the environmental awards received by Honda products and manufacturing facilities.



List of Honda environmental awards


World Car of the Year – World Green Car

  • 2006 Civic Hybrid
  • 2009 FCX Clarity


Mother Earth News Best Green Car (Top-5)

  • 2010 Civic Hybrid
  • 2010 Insight


American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (ACEEE) (Top-5)

  • 2010 Civic GX
  • 2010 Civic Hybrid
  • 2010 Insight
  • 2011 Civic GX
  • 2011 Civic Hybrid
  • 2012 Civic GX
  • 2012 Insight


Kelley Blue Book Top Green Cars

  • 2010 Insight
  • 2014 Accord Hybrid


Green Car Journal Green Car of the Year

  • 2012 Civic GX
  • 2014 Honda Accord


Green Car Journal Green SUV of the Year

  • 2016 HR-V


Green Car Reports best car to buy

  • 2014 Honda Accord Hybrid


Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) America’s Greenest Automaker

  • 2000, 2002, 2004, 2007, 2010


Energy Star Facility (EPA)

  • Marysville Auto Plant (2006-2016)
  • East Liberty Plant (2006-2016)
  • Honda Mfg. of Indiana (2012-2016)
  • Honda Mfg. of Alabama (2006, 2008)


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