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SUVs – The Right Stuff is in the Honda CR-V

SUVs - The Right Stuff is in the Honda CR-V

We have a serious fascination with compact crossover SUVs and one of the most impressive and useful models on the market is the Honda CR-V. This SUV is one that offers you the comfort you want for a growing family, the affordable pricing expected with the Honda brand, the dependability you desire, and a long list of features and trims that can make the drive right for you. Let the team at your nearby Honda dealer help you figure out which model of the CR-V will be the one you want to take out and drive every day.

A Ride You’re Going to Admire in these SUVs

The driving experience you find in the Honda CR-V is one that offers you a smooth and soft ride while giving you a quiet and refined cabin to enjoy. You’ll be glad to have this SUV when you take the CR-V out on the roads and through the curves where the steering, braking, and body motion of this SUV are all acceptable and easy to understand while you drive. Take advantage of the electronics offered and the performance this SUV brings to make sure you can have the ride you’re looking for.

Safety and Roominess in these Honda SUVs

Every model of the Honda CR-V is offered with the Honda Sensing suite of safety features with it being offered as a standard feature in the EX and higher trims. This package gives you lane-keep assist, blind-spot monitoring, adaptive cruise control collision-mitigation braking, forward-collision warning, and pedestrian detection. The interior room in this SUV allows you to take advantage of 40 cubic feet of cargo space behind the rear seats and to offer plenty of legroom for the passengers that will be sitting in the rear seats when you drive.

The Right Trims for the CR-V

There are four different trims offered for the Honda CR-V which are LX, EX, EX-L, and Touring. The LX brings you automatic climate controls, a rearview camera, cruise control, a four-speaker audio system, a five-inch touchscreen, and Bluetooth wireless connectivity. The EX model brings you a power driver’s seat, dual-zone climate controls, a moonroof, push-button starting, heated front seats, a seven-inch display, Apple CarPlay, and Android Auto. You’ll be glad to have the features in either of these models and you’ll find the Honda Sensing suite of safety features as part of the standard package for the EX trim.

Getting More in this Honda

Step into the Honda CR-V EX-L trim and you’ll have the comfort of leather upholstery, a power tailgate, a power passenger seat, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, and an eight-speaker audio system. The Touring trim is where you’ll find the most items with the addition of a hands-free tailgate, a navigation system, LED headlights, rain-sensing wipers, roof rails, dual chrome exhaust ports, and a 330-watt/9-speaker premium audio system. Every trim of this impressive SUV can be had with the added control of the AWD system that Honda offers to make the CR-V a vehicle you can drive and enjoy.

Choose the Power for Your CR-V

The Honda CR-V is capable of giving you the choice of one of the two different powertrains offered, both of which make use of an excellent CVT automatic transmission. The base engine is a 2.4-liter four-cylinder model that makes 184 horsepower and 180 lb.-ft. of torque. This powertrain allows you to have 23 city/32 hwy mpg in FWD models and 25 city/31 hwy mpg in AWD versions. Move up to the 1.5-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that gives you 190 horsepower and 179 lb.-ft. of torque. The fuel mileage for the higher powertrain gives you 28 city/34 hwy mpg in FWD models and 27 city/33 hwy mpg when you choose an AWD model.

The Honda You’ll Love to Drive

It’s easy to see when you take a test drive in the Honda CR-V just how easy it is to make this SUV the right one to give you a quality ride on the road. Get behind the wheel and let one of these SUVs become the right model for you to have a great drive. The smooth ride coupled with the features that will make you enjoy the ride allows this SUV to be the one that you’ll want to take home and share with your family. Get in and see what the CR-V has to offer you.


How To Service Your Used Honda

Used Honda

Here’s What To Consider When Looking for Honda Service

When you’re looking to get your used Honda vehicle serviced, there’s nothing more important than trust. If you’re looking for a home for Honda service, visit your local Honda dealer for all your needs.

Finding a new service department can be daunting, and you want to feel confident when you go in for your next service need. From oil changes and tire rotations to more complex diagnoses and fixes, a certified Honda service center is a one-stop shop for Honda service. But there are several reasons why this is an ideal avenue for service—here are three factors to consider when you’re searching for a reputable shop for your Honda’s next service appointment.

When Your Budget is Tight, These are the Used Vehicles for You

2010 Chevrolet Camaro

You can find a number of excellent used vehicles to drive when you look at what’s offered in your area.
Even if you have a budget of only $15,000 for the vehicle you want to drive every day, you’ll be able to find some impressive models that can be easy for you to enjoy for several years. Let’s take a look at some of the most impressive used cars that you can choose when you’ve got a tight budget and need to get value for what you buy.

Is Honda the Most Reliable Brand for Pre-Owned Cars?

PreOwned Leader?

Honda is a brand that has continued to exceed car owners’ expectations as the most reliable brand for pre-owned cars. It has received awards for safety and dependability from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) and J.D. Power, respectively. If you’re looking for a pre-owned brand you can rely on, check out your local Honda dealers to find your next vehicle.

The Real Reason You Need an SUV(Part 1)

The Real Reason You Need an SUVPart 1

When you’re ready to purchase an SUV you’re likely looking for a vehicle that offers you room to carry the stuff you want to take with you. The term SUV stands for Sport Utility Vehicle, which means that it’s supposed to fill many of the needs you have when its time to get out on the road. With more of these crossovers on the market than ever before, you need to know how much space is offered for you to carry the items you want with you when you drive. Let’s take a look at the utility offered for several different crossover SUVs and we’ll wrap up the conversation in Part 2.

Vehicles We Love to Drive – SUVs and Minivans

The Vehicles We Love to Drive

When you purchase a vehicle that’s going to be your daily ride and the one you rely on for the travel you need to make, it’s important that you know you’re about to put a lot of miles on the odometer. We love to rack up the miles on the vehicles that we use for picking up the kids, taking vacations, going to work, and running errands every day. This means the vehicles that have a lot of miles on them have to be built right to handle the torture of the daily grind.

Comparing Sedans

Comparing Sedans

It might not get you excited, but it should. When it comes to the drive that many of us make on the road, the Honda Accord and Toyota Camry are both models that come to mind for many of us with both of these models being cars that we know are able to give us the ride we want and the quality we’ve been looking for. This is certainly as close to a fair comparison as we’ve ever seen because both of these cars are in the same class and are sold at virtually the same price.

The Reason You Drive

The Reason You Drive

When you first received your driver’s license you probably were extremely excited to be able to drive and know you can get out on the road to explore. Whether it was your car you drove or your parents’, you felt the freedom of the open road when you got behind the wheel. Over time, driving may have become a chore for you and part of your daily activities that is necessary and not as much fun. If it’s time to have more fun from behind the wheel again, a hot hatch might be the right choice for you and the Ford Focus RS and Honda Civic Type R are two you can certainly consider for the drive.

Ford Focus RS

Get behind the wheel of this impressive hot hatch and you’re going to have a smile on your face the entire time you drive. This amazing car makes use of a 2.3-liter EcoBoost four-cylinder engine that pumps out 350 horsepower and 350 lb.-ft. of torque to make it a powerful small car that can slingshot your from zero to sixty mph in only 4.5 seconds. The sounds coming from this car are amazing and you’ll have a lot of fun when you drive.

The Focus RS comes with an excellent AWD layout that will keep you under control, but if you want to drift, this isn’t the car for you. On the plus side, this is a hot hatch that brings you the right qualities in the cabin to make it a comfortable car that you can have for the drive you want to enjoy out on the roads in your area. This is a little car that works great as a daily driver even though it has a lot of power coming out from under the engine.

Honda Civic Type R

When you drive this hot hatch, it brings you a different set of competencies than what the Ford offers you. This car makes use of a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that pumps out 306 horsepower in this FWD model that allows you to get out and have a lot of fun on the track or on the road. This impressive car corners, and steers with confidence while giving you the fun you’re looking for to remind you why you want to get behind the wheel and take a drive in a car build for fun.

This car takes 5.2 seconds to reach sixty mph, and it feels quick and decisive on the road and at the track. Step inside and let this car amaze you with its sporty look and style that can allow you to experience something special from behind the wheel. The seats are comfortable and the connectivity is clear and easy to see when it’s time to have the drive you’re looking for. As one of the most affordable hot hatches on the market, you can experience the driving feeling you want when you make this car your vehicle of choice.

The Right Choice

When you’re comparing these two cars, there isn’t a right choice between them; they both are. The Ford Focus RS will tear up a track or road and give you the confident drive that never lets loose on the road. If you’re looking for the one that will allow you to practice your drifting, the Honda Civic Type R is the one that will allow you to smoke the tires and let out a squeal. Both cars bring in a personality that can’t be denied an are the right choice when you want to have a reminder of why you wanted to start driving in the first place.

Another New Honda Concept to Get Excited About

Another New Honda Concept to Get Excited About

We saw the new Urban EV Concept from Honda make its way across the stage at the Frankfurt Motor Show to capture our attention and imagination. This new concept is one that allowed us to admire a throwback style and feel while adding a generous amount of futuristic style and technology to be a concept we can certainly appreciate and desire. If you thought this was all Honda had to offer, you’d be wrong as this brand looks to bring another new model to the Tokyo Motor Show.