"N" of N-BOX is the motif of "N" of Honda's first mass-produced car "N360". This name comes with a wish of "return to the starting point once again and make a new era car." This name also includes the initial of "New," "Next," "Nippon," and "Norimono (vehicle)," and has the meaning of "making new Japanese vehicles in the future." "BOX" was named after the shape of this car.
SLASH (N/) is derived from the English word "slash", which means like "to cut something violently with a knife, sword etc.". SLASH also enhances the presence of the N-BOX brand, and represents the "interesting" and "easy-to-understand" product characteristics of N-BOX whose roof cut.