Is getting my oil changed at a dealership worth it?
There is no question that modern cars are complex pieces of machinery. But when it comes to taking care of them, it really can’t get much easier than following the maintenance schedule laid out in a vehicle’s owner’s manual. Of all of the things a vehicle will eventually need to have replaced, there isn’t a much more important component than engine oil. People would really be surprised how often we get asked, ‘Is getting my oil changed at a dealership worth it?’ We might not be the most objective arbiters on the subject, but we’d have to say yes, it is definitely worth having your oil changed by the experts at the Meridian Honda Service Department. Let’s examine why this is true. Read the rest of this entry »
Top three outdated new car buying myths
Everyone has a friend who has a lifehack for everything. It seems like these are the same people who always have a fool-proof way to get the best deal possible on new vehicle purchase. The team of product experts and managers at Meridian Honda want to make sure you have an excellent experience with us. Believe it or not, we want buyers to get the best deal possible. Our team has identified the top three outdated new car buying myths that are not only ineffective but also could lead to frustration on both sides of the transaction. If there is anything we can do to make your car-buying experience better, don’t hesitate to reach out to one of our product experts today. Read the rest of this entry »
Performance Specs and Fuel Economy Scores for the 2020 Honda Insight
Meridian Honda customers looking for all the handling characteristics and inherent convenience of a sedan but with nearly unmatched fuel efficiency capability would do well to take a look at this new information release from our manufacturing partner. The performance specs and fuel economy scores for the 2020 Honda Insight cast the four-door hybrid platform in a very favorable light. When the 2020 Insight is delivered to the Meridian Honda showroom it will be available in three trim grades, LX, EX and Touring. In addition to offering some of the highest fuel economy scores in its class, the 2020 Honda Insight also picks up a few important technological upgrades. Let’s take a look at what customers can expect to see. Read the rest of this entry »
What is Honda Road Departure Mitigation?
The Honda Sensing® suites of active safety systems can be found on a continually growing number of the automaker’s new vehicles available at dealership’s like Meridian Honda. One of our product experts fielded a phone call from a prospective customer asking, ‘What is Honda Road Departure Mitigation?’ This is something we know about, but our team takes this knowledge for granted because we work with this technology every day. It has occurred to us that this is probably a question a lot of people have, and it would be helpful for us to answer this question. If you ever need any more assistance in learning how to get the most from your Honda vehicle, please don’t hesitate to stop by the showroom. Read the rest of this entry »
Two-row crossover SUVs with all-wheel-drive near Meridian, MS
The addition of the Honda Passport to the Meridan Honda roster of new crossover SUVs has not only added a more capable vehicle for the dealership’s customers to consider, but it has also changed the dynamics within a very competitive class of the automotive industry. Buyers looking for new two-row crossover SUVs with all-wheel-drive near Meridian, MS will certainly want to take a closer look at the 2019 Honda Passport. The automaker’s newest crossover is available in four trim grades, Sport, EX-L, Touring and Elite. Honda’s all-wheel-drive system can be added as an available option to the Sport, EX-L and Touring models, while the top-of-the-line Elite version comes with all-wheel-drive as standard equipment. A team of product experts have put together this handy guide to help potential buyers make the best decision. Read the rest of this entry »
Is Honda Pre-Paid Maintenance worth it?
The golden rule of automotive care and maintenance is just like the one that we should all recognize: Treat your car as you would wish to be treated. More specifically, that means not ignoring the reminders you might get in your email or what your vehicle might be telling you. Every vehicle that leaves Meridian Honda comes with a pitch from our team about pre-paying for routine service appointments. This is almost certainly followed up with the question, ‘Is Honda pre-paid maintenance worth it?’ From our point-of-view, yes, it is. There are few key reasons why Meridian Honda customers who are eligible to buy Honda Care Maintenance™ plans should really give it major consideration. We’ll go over them here to buyers will be as well-informed as possible before they visit the showroom. Read the rest of this entry »
What should I do if my car overheats?
It’s not terribly difficult to understand that an engine produces a lot of heat during normal operations. There are a lot of systems in place to ensure all of that heat is properly dealt with. However, a vehicle that is overdue for maintenance could leave it at risk of overheating. This is a major problem that could lead to an expensive repair bill — if the engine can be repaired at all. Meridian Honda product experts believe that the happiest customers are the most educated customers. So, if you’ve never wondered, ‘What should I do if my car overheats,’ this blog is going to be a very important read. Like any unexpected automotive that occurs, it’s important to not panic and to get clear of traffic as quickly and as safely as possible. Read the rest of this entry »
By Product Expert | Posted in Uncategorized on Monday, June 24th, 2019 at 5:01 PM
Is the Honda Civic Hatchback better than the Corolla Hatchback?
In the history of the automotive industry, very few vehicles have such an intense rivalry as the Honda Civic and Toyota Corolla. Even as other classes of vehicles have had their popularities rise and fall, the Civic and Corolla remain strong options in their shared corner of the industry. Car and Driver Magazine has continued its series of stories showing Honda vehicles taking on some chief competitors. The latest one, published on June 13 by Mike Sutton answers the question, ‘Is the Honda Civic Hatchback better than the Corolla Hatchback?’ Without putting to fine of a point on the answer, Sutton believes, yes, the Civic Hatchback is better than the Corolla Hatchback. Let’s take a look at what he had to say. Read the rest of this entry »
By Product Expert | Posted in Honda Pilot on Friday, June 21st, 2019 at 4:09 PM
What technology features does the 2019 Honda Pilot offer?
The lineup of Honda crossover SUVs available at the Meridian Honda showroom come in all shapes and sizes. Customers looking for lots of interior space, passenger capacity and features should definitely take a closer look at the 2019 Honda Pilot. We’ve covered a lot about the physical attributes that come with the three-row Honda crossover SUV. But what technology features does the 2019 Honda Pilot offer? Well, our friends at Honda have been kind enough to release several videos profiling some of the vehicle’s more advanced features. This guide will be useful if someone is thinking about taking one of the crossover SUV’s six trim grades home (LX, EX, EX-L, EX-L Navi/RES, Touring and Elite) or if someone wants to know how to use these systems. If you have any questions, feel free to stop by Meridian Honda. Read the rest of this entry »
By Product Expert | Posted in Honda HR-V on Wednesday, June 19th, 2019 at 8:00 PM
What kinds of cargo fit inside the 2019 Honda HR-V?
The lineup of Honda crossover SUVs at the Meridian Honda showroom covers just about everything the automaker has to offer or what potential owners could conceivably want. Among the reasons customers are so enamored with the platform is its inherent flexibility. This leads us to the slim and nimble Honda HR-V. To be sure, this is not a large vehicle. In fact, when first-time Honda customers look at it, they often wonder out loud, ‘What kinds of cargo fit inside the 2019 Honda HR-V?’ Well, that’s an excellent question. Honda engineers knew exactly what they were doing when they were developing the HR-V. What it may lack in physical size, it more than makes up for in innovative interior solutions. Let’s take a closer look. Read the rest of this entry »