Honda Announces the All-new Step WGN
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Honda Announces the All-new Step WGN

  Honda Motor Co., Ltd. announced the introduction of the all-new Step WGN.
Tokyo, Oct 9, 2009 - (JCN Newswire) - Honda Motor Co., Ltd. announced the introduction of the all-new Step WGN. With the largest interior space in its class(1) and first in class(1) under-floor storage for third-row seats the all-new Step WGN offers more convenience than ever before and best-in-class fuel economy(1). The new Step WGN and Step WGN special-needs vehicle(2) go on sale in Japan today, with the Step WGN Spada and Step WGN Spada special-needs vehicle(2) to debut in Japan on Friday, October 23.

This all-new fourth generation Step WGN, featuring Honda's original low-floor, low-center-of-gravity platform, was developed around the concept of comfort for everyone and is designed to be the ultimate in comfortable minivan transportation for the entire family.

With the combination of a 2.0-liter i-VTEC engine and torque converter-equipped CVT(3) both smooth driving and outstanding, class-leading(1) fuel economy of 14.2km/l(4) are achieved. Making further contributions to fuel economy are features such as ECON mode, which regulates the engine and transmission to help conserve fuel, and Eco Assist, with multiple functions that encourage fuel-efficient driving including a guidance function that gives the driver real-time feedback on the fuel-efficiency of his or her driving practices.

Full model specificatioons and details are on

(1) 8-passenger, 2,000cc class vehicles with an overall height of 1,800mm or greater (Honda calculations)
(2) Side lift-up seat-equipped and passenger lift-up seat-equipped vehicles will be released on the same day.
(3) Step WGN (FWD vehicle)
(4) Step WGN (FWD vehicle). Fuel economy when driven in 10-15 mode (Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism test specification).

About Honda

Honda Motor Co., Ltd. (TSE:7267/NYSE:HMC) is one of the leading manufacturers of automobiles and power products and the largest manufacture of motorcycles in the world. Honda has always sought to provide genuine satisfaction to people worldwide. The result is more than 120 manufacturing facilities in 30 countries worldwide, producing a wide range of products, including motorcycles, ATVs, generators, marine engines, lawn and garden equipment and automobiles that bring the company into contact with over 19 million customers annually. For more information, please visit


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Oct 9, 2009
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