Should I pay off my car loan early?
When people take out a loan to buy a vehicle, they are usually counting down the days until the note is paid off in full. To be sure, this is a great feeling and should be a point of pride for the vehicle owner. Sometimes people come into a fair amount of money unexpectedly and it’s not uncommon for them to ask the Meridian Honda Finance Department, ‘Should I pay off my car loan early?’ Under most circumstances, the quicker you can get the debt off your ledger, the better it is for your financial health. However, for any of several reasons, car payments are different in the eyes of the three credit bureaus. Let’s take a look at a few things that you should know before paying your car loan off early. (more…)
Where can I go swimming in Meridian, MS?
We might be a few days away from the official start of summer, but the season’s warm weather and climbing temperatures have already arrived in our corner of the world. If you’re looking for a way to beat the heat, you might be wondering, ‘Where can I go swimming in Meridian, MS?’ The team of product experts at Meridian Honda came up with a list of places where you can go for a dip this summer. Our product experts found a mix of natural bodies of water and public swimming pools to help people find the kind of swimming experience they would like to have. Regardless of how you choose to cool off this summer, make sure you stay hydrated and use sunscreen. (more…)
Do sunshades for cars actually work?
As summer approaches, we need to take some different precautions. A lot of effort goes into keeping vehicles cool. One of the best things you can do to stop the sun from heating up the interior of your car, truck or SUV is to block the sun from getting inside of your car, truck or SUV. Some of our product experts were discussing the best ways to beat the heat with their vehicles, including using more proactive methods of blocking the sun. So, do sunshades for cars actually work? According to a fair amount of personal experience and a little additional internet research, we found that these simple and affordable devices are actually pretty effective. Let’s take a look at a few things you should know. (more…)
2021 Honda Military Appreciation Deals
As an automaker, Honda respects and wants to honor the personnel (and their families) who wear the uniform of the United States military. These hometown heroes (and their spouses) are eligible for several 2021 Honda Military Appreciation deals that can make buying or leasing some Honda models more affordable. Anyone who would like to take advantage of the current Honda military discount program will need to present their Military Leave and Earnings Statement as proof of status. Spouses will need their military dependent ID card and their military member’s LES. Gold Star families can also take advantage of this program. Take a look at the videos below to see what vehicles are eligible. (more…)
How do I use the new HondaLink® features?
Setting aside advances in vehicle performance, efficiency or any other area, the ultimate goal of any automobile is to make the owner’s life as easy and convenient as possible. Our manufacturing partner is taking that idea to the next level by implementing new technology. So, if you’re wondering, ‘How do I use the new HondaLink® features,’ we are here to assist. The HondaLink® system encompasses quite a bit of digital real estate and offers a lot of capabilities. Two features we’d like to focus on for the moment are the Find My Car function and the Remote Start mode. Both will require that the HondaLink® app be downloaded to a compatible iOS or Android smartphone. If you want to see a live demonstration of HondaLink®, make an appointment with a Meridian Honda product expert today. (more…)
2021 Recycling Information for Meridian, MS
We all know that recycling is important. However, what can and cannot be recycled isn’t always clear, and errors can have issues down the line at processing facilities. A couple of our product experts ran into some problems sorting their refuse and thought it would be helpful to put together this brief guide to 2021 recycling information for Meridian, MS and the areas served by the city’s trash collection contract. Overall, all solid waste can be divided into three categories, garbage, recycling and rubbish/bulky waste. All refuse to be collected must be on the curb no later than 7 a.m. of collection day. Let’s take a closer look at a few things that you might find helpful before your next trash/recycling collection day. (more…)
Tuesday, April 20th, 2021
Outdoor Mother’s Day Activities near Meridian, MS
Meridian Honda tries to be as helpful as possible. Obviously, we want to help you with finding and maintaining your vehicle. We also want to help you be a better son or daughter. Mother’s Day 2021 is May 9, and it is getting to be the time when you need to start getting a plan together. Our team of product experts put together a list of parks that would be good for an easy hike, picnic or other outdoor Mother’s Day activities near Meridian, MS. The best part of our team’s list is that the parks are spread throughout the region so people will have the opportunity to visit a new place. Let’s take a look at what they came up with. (more…)
Tuesday, April 13th, 2021
Which 2021 Honda crossover SUVs have the most cargo volume near Meridian, MS?
Crossover SUVs are easily the most popular vehicle platform found on American roads in the 21st century. Meridian Honda is home to most of the automaker’s lineup, though our inventory is always evolving, so customers are encouraged to check out our website regularly. Because these vehicles have such a high profile, it’s pretty common for people to visit Meridian Honda with a lengthy list of questions about the lineup. Among the queries that top the list includes, ‘Which 2021 Honda crossover SUVs have the most cargo volume near Meridian, MS?’ Honda has anticipated that people would want an all-wheel-drive option, regardless of which of the crossover SUVs they take home. The entire Honda crossover SUV roster offers all-wheel-drive as an available option. Let’s take a closer look at some information you might find helpful. (more…)
Why does my Honda car/truck radio say, ‘Code?’
Regardless of what you like to listen to during your commute, an automotive radio has become an indispensable piece of equipment. Honda is more than happy to provide this feature (and much more modern options) on its vehicles. However, you might be in a situation when you start your vehicle, and the radio doesn’t work. If this has left you wondering, ‘Why does my Honda car/truck radio say, ‘Code,’’ the product experts at Meridian Honda have the answer. Basically, this is an anti-theft feature, designed to convince would-be thieves to skip your Honda car, truck, SUV or minivan. Let’s take a closer look at some helpful information. (more…)
Should I be using a thinner motor oil?
If you were to put any two automotive experts into a room, there are a handful of issues where they would disagree. One common contentious issue is the benefits of synthetic oil over conventional. A new topic is popping up in certain circles about the benefits of using thinner oil. If you have entered into the, ‘Should I be using a thinner motor oil’ debate, we found an interesting video that might sway your opinion one way or another. Ultimately, it’s always best to follow the maintenance recommendations in your vehicle’s owner’s manual. Also, we found a video that discusses a long-running battle of carburetors versus various types of fuel injection. If you need any help taking care of your vehicle, make an appointment with the Meridian Honda Service Department today. (more…)