When does the 2021 Honda Odyssey go on sale in Meridian, MS?
The Honda Odyssey might not be a sleek, high-performing sports car or a rough-and-tumble pickup truck that can metaphorically tow an entire planet. What the Odyssey platform represents is the most efficient way to move a lot of people and/or a lot of cargo in the Honda lineup available at dealerships like Meridian Honda. Since the new model year is just about to really pick up steam, our team of product experts has been getting the same question over and over, ‘When does the 2021 Honda Odyssey go on sale in Meridian, MS?’ According to our manufacturing partner, the 2021 Odyssey officially went on sale across the country on Aug. 3. It will probably arrive at the Meridian Honda showroom in the next few weeks, if not sooner. Let’s take a look at a few things you might want to know about it. Read the rest of this entry »
By Product Expert | Posted in Honda Odyssey on Wednesday, July 29th, 2020 at 10:49 PM
What does the 2020 Honda Odyssey look like?
If you’ve been waiting to see the latest Honda Odyssey in person, your wait is going to be over very soon. According to a new information release from the automaker, the 2020 version of their minivan will officially go on sale, August 3. For people who read that and have started thinking, ‘What does the 2020 Honda Odyssey look like,’ the luck will continue. Our team has obtained several new photos of the 2020 Odyssey that will give people a comprehensive look at what the vehicle will have to offer. When the 2020 Odyssey does go on sale, it will be available in five trim grades, LX, EX, EX-L, Touring and Elite. If you like what you see below, you can start the pre-ordering process today when you schedule an appointment with a Meridian Honda product expert. Read the rest of this entry »
Is Honda canceling the Honda Fit hatchback?
As an automaker, Honda is able to stay ahead of changing customer needs because of its extensive and diverse inventory. Sometimes meeting customer demands means saying goodbye to a member of the team. So, is Honda canceling the Honda Fit hatchback? According to an article posted to CarandDriver.com, by Joey Capparella on July 17, yes, they are. At least for the American market. The Honda Fit platform debuted for the 2007 model year and has won several ‘Best Of’ awards for its convenient flexibility, engaging handling profile. However, the time has come to move on. The automaker already has plans in the works to fill this gap. Let’s take a look at what a future Honda lineup will look like without it the Fit. Read the rest of this entry »
Best Advice for Buying or Leasing a New Vehicle
Everyone at Meridian Honda has worked very hard to make the process of buying or leasing a car, truck or crossover SUV as simple as possible. However, we also understand that there is a lot on the line with a purchase of this size and it’s totally normal to be at least a little nervous. In an effort to continually help our newest customers find the best advice for buying or leasing a new vehicle, a team of Meridian Honda product and financing experts found these very helpful videos. Spending a few minutes watching them will help people know where they stand, where they need to go next and what questions to ask first. If there is anything we can do to help you throughout this process, even if you choose not to buy from us, please reach out to a Meridian Honda representative today. Read the rest of this entry »
Will the 2021 Honda Accord keep its manual transmission?
News is slowly starting to trickle into the Meridian Honda showroom about more 2021 Honda models. In the past few months, we’ve heard a bit about the 2021 Honda Odyssey and more than a little bit about the 2021 Honda Pilot. That still leaves some major holes in what we know about the rest of the 2021 Honda lineup. However, thanks to some great reporting by Motor Trend and Automobile magazines, we’re getting a peek at what the future of some Honda vehicles coming to dealerships like ours will make available. One of the questions we’ve been asking among ourselves at Meridian Honda is, ‘Will the 2021 Honda Accord keep its manual transmission?’ Both Alexander Stoklosa of Motor Trend magazine and Alex Kirstein of Automobile Magazine have reported that it will be deleted from the 2021 Accord lineup. Read the rest of this entry »
How can I set up a movie theater in my backyard?
At this point in the summer, parents and other child caregivers are probably running out of things to do to keep kids entertained. This was always going to be the case in mid-July, but considering the limitations on traditional activities, the problem is compounded. A few Meridian Honda employees were discussing this very issue and one of them wondered aloud, ‘How can I set up a movie theater in my backyard?’ Movie theaters aren’t showing new movies right now and setting up a backyard theater is a great way to spend some time with people while also staying socially distant. Our team found these videos that will walk you through the various steps of setting up a theater. If there is anything Meridian Honda can do to help you through these tough times, give us a call today. Read the rest of this entry »
What happens if your vehicle runs out of gas?
The answer to the question, ‘What happens if your vehicle runs out of gas,’ is pretty straightforward. A vehicle with no gas isn’t going to go anywhere. However, there is more trouble that could come about if this kind of thing becomes a regular habit. Someone who continually runs their gas tank completely dry is setting themselves up for an expensive trip to a repair shop like the Meridian Honda Service Department. Our service team has noticed a slight uptick in this kind of damage coming in over the last few weeks. Because seemingly simple slip of the mind can be so expensive to fix, we wanted to give you some information that might prevent this. Read the rest of this entry »
Are masks required in Meridian, MS or Lauderdale County?
Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves has signed executive order 1507 requiring additional protections to stem the increase in COVID-19 infections across the state. If you’re wondering, ‘Are masks required in Meridian, MS or Lauderdale County,’ you’re not alone. As of right now, there are only a handful of counties and municipalities where these enhanced guidelines are in place and neither Meridian or Lauderdale County are included. Everyone at Meridian Honda understands that these are uncertain times and confusing or misleading information will only make things worse. All of the information our team is sharing with you today was taken directly from the website of the Mississippi State Department of Health. Let’s take a look at some information you might need. Read the rest of this entry »
How much can the 2021 Honda Pilot tow or haul?
The Honda Pilot has reigned atop the automaker’s lineup of crossover SUVs for quite some time. That is not changing in any way for the upcoming 2021 model year. Since our manufacturing partner has started to let information about the new class of Honda vehicles hit the internet, our team of product experts has been getting a lot of calls from our customers wondering, ‘How much can the 2021 Honda Pilot tow or haul?’ The volume of calls asking our team this question is likely to increase now that Meridian Honda has started to get the 2021 Pilot in its showroom. Honda has made a few important changes to its largest crossover SUV, including adding a new trim grade, to keep it competitive in a very competitive class of the automotive industry. Read the rest of this entry »
What does engine knocking mean?
To put it lightly, a modern automobile engine is a highly complex piece of machinery. A seemingly small problem can quickly turn into a major issue quickly if it is not addressed in a timely manner. One of the most common complaints we hear in the Meridian Honda Service Department regards strange engine sounds. So, what does engine knocking mean? There are a lot of reasons why an engine could make a knocking sound and pretty much all of them mean that it’s time to bring your vehicle in for a checkup and some repairs. A few of our product experts reached out to the professionals in our service department to find some answers. Let’s take a look at what they found. Read the rest of this entry »