The last few years have been difficult for Honda, and industry observers are watching for signs of a turnaround. The Accord has never made it to the winner's circle, but jurors do like Hondas. This year's iteration, however, is more evolutionary than revolutionary, so it may be too soon to return Honda to its former stature.
Odds of winning: 12-1
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