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    Rumorpile: Return of the Honda Passport

      Possibly appearing on a new two-row crossover

    Honda's first SUV sold in the U.S. was the Passport. Sold between 1994 to 2002, the Passport was rebadged Isuzu Rodeo. But the name could be making a return for a new model.

    Automotive News has learned from sources that the Japanese automaker is working on a new crossover wearing the Passport name. The two-row crossover will slot between the CR-V and Pilot, and compete with the likes of the Ford Edge and Nissan Murano. Reportedly, dealers have been pushing Honda's management for a near-premium crossover.

    The Passport is expected to use the platform that underpins the Pilot. It will be about 6 inches shorter than the Pilot.

    According to one source, Honda will be showing off the new Passport at a dealer meeting in November and go on sale in early 2019.

    "We have not confirmed any details related to this product so any specifics would be quite speculative at this point," a Honda spokesman told Automotive News.

    Source: Automotive News (Subscription Required)

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    Honda is probably also looking at the profits GM, Ford heck anyone that has more CUVs and figures they are leaving money on the table of people who will buy a Lemming mobile from them at inflated prices.

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    I like the 2019 Ford Edge in green.  A two-row CUV would fit me perfectly, as I believe 3-row ones are a waste of cargo room and weight relative to the benefits.  Didn't we read that Chevy is coming out with an Edge competitor as well... Chevy Blazer?  Ford is right in continuing the Edge concept of a relatively sporty, relatively roomy 2-row CUV with good looks and no pretense at off-road cred.  The Explorer and Bronco will be their midsize SUVs.  Ford Edge was sort of a pioneer in the sporty CUV segment, IIRC.

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