1964 First Honda four-stroke outboard introduced.

1967 First Honda outboard introduced in the U.S.

1985 Honda has the first full line of four-strokes for customers to choose from.

1990 Our BF45 wins the IMTEC Innovation Award.

1994 Our BF90 prototype wins the IMTEC Innovation Award.

1995 The BF90 wins Popular Mechanics’ “Design and Engineering Award.”

1998 Honda Marine is the only marine engine manufacturer offering over 15 models of four-strokes from which to choose.

2001 The world’s first 225 HP four-stroke is introduced. VTEC® Technology is also introduced in a marine engine.

2002 Hundreds of BF225s are put into service for the U.S.Coast Guard’s Homeland Security Initiative.

2004 Our BF150 is introduced. Honda Marine also received the NMMA’s Customer Service Award.

2005 For the second consecutive year, Honda wins the NMMA’s Customer Service Award and is ranked highest in customer satisfaction with four-stroke engines in a tie by J.D. Power and Associates. Every model in our lineup continues to meet or exceed Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) standards and carries a California Air Resources Board (CARB) 2008 3-star rating.

2006 The all new BF90 and BF75 are introduced with Multi-Port Electronic Fuel Injection and are the lightest four-strokes in their class. For the second time, Honda receives a customer satisfaction award for four-stroke outboards from J.D. Power and Associates and the CSI Industry Award from the NMMA.

2007 Honda ranks highest in customer satisfaction for four-stroke outboards according to J.D. Power and Associates.

2008 The redesigned BF40 and BF50 EFI are introduced and are, by far, the best in their class. For the fifth consecutive year, Honda Marine wins the CSI Award for customer satisfaction.

2009 The best-in-class midrange BF60 and BFP60 Power Thrust EFI models are introduced. Honda Marine wins a top customer satisfaction award from J.D. Power and Associates*and, for the sixth consecutive year, a CSI Award for customer satisfaction.

2011 Honda introduces the all new BF250 engine, the most powerful outboard to join the Honda Marine line up, and winner of the 2011 IBEX Innovation Award for outboard engine technology.

2013 Honda once again wins the coveted CSI Industry Award from the NMMA, marking the ninth consecutive year the company has been recognized for excellence in customer satisfaction

2016 Honda wins the 2016 IBEX Innovation Award for the all new BF6. Honda wins the CSI Industry Award from the NMMA yet again. This marks the 13th consecutive year the company has been recognized for superior customer satisfaction.

2017 The BF6 is also recognized by Boating Industry for its top new products.


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