Thursday, September 26th, 2019
How much should a down payment for a vehicle cost?
There are a lot of exciting things about the vehicle-buying process. However, financing is going to likely be the most stressful element for most people. If someone is taking a traditional financing route through a bank, credit union or other lenders, having a check for a down payment is a big part of this process. So, how much should a down payment for a vehicle cost? Unfortunately, there isn’t a straightforward answer that will apply to everyone. No two Meridian Honda customers have the same financial situation. Here are a couple of broadly applicable pieces of advice our financing team has seen put into practice over the years. Let’s take a look at some things that might help you. (more…)
Monday, August 19th, 2019
Honda vehicles with the most passenger and cargo space near Meridian, MS
The lineup of new vehicles available at Meridian Honda touches just about every segment of the automotive industry. If you’re looking for the Honda vehicles with the most passenger and cargo space near Meridian, MS, you’ll want to make an appointment with one of our product experts today. In order to help potential buyers narrow down which models they’ll want to take for a test drive, a team from Meridian Honda examined four models, including the 2019 versions of the Honda Odyssey, Honda Pilot, Honda Passport and Honda CR-V. Each of these vehicles has a lot to offer potential buyers but with also enough differences that closer examination is necessary. (more…)
Tuesday, August 6th, 2019
New Honda certified pre-owned vehicle warranty information
The lineup of Honda certified pre-owned cars, trucks, minivans and SUVs available at Meridian Honda is something anyone looking for a reliable used vehicle should learn more about. Most certified pre-owned vehicles were previously leased vehicles that have been returned and thoroughly inspected to ensure they meet that automaker’s exacting standards. The new Honda certified pre-owned vehicle warranty information that has been released reveals some exciting changes that have been specifically designed to work better for customers and the vehicles they choose to take home. Let’s take a look at how customers can expect to be protected when they invest in a certified pre-owned vehicle from Meridian Honda. (more…)
Wednesday, July 24th, 2019
Does Key by Amazon work with Honda vehicles?
We don’t know if you feel the same way but being able to buy things through Amazon has really made our lives noticeably easier. However, as convenient as Amazon deliveries have made things, there is always not a small bit of trepidation when we get that notification that a package has been dropped off. Even though we unquestionably trust our neighbors, the danger of porch pirates stealing our packages is always in the back of our mind. A new partnership between Honda and Amazon should take much of that worry out of the equation. So, does Key by Amazon work with Honda vehicles? In a word, yes, but there are few more details you need to know before opting into this service. Let’s take a look. (more…)
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. (more…)
Wednesday, July 17th, 2019
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. (more…)
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. (more…)
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. (more…)
Best steak restaurants for Father’s Day 2019 near Meridian, MS
Fathers are notoriously difficult to buy for. If you’re looking for something that is almost sure to be a hit and also could be the start of a family tradition, why not take him to one of the best steak restaurants for Father’s Day 2019 near Meridian, MS. Time is running out to make a reservation with the holiday falling on June 16. Several people on the Meridian Honda team are going this route and have been weeding through the available options so they can treat their dads. Hopefully, our research will also pay off for you. If you really want to win Father’s Day, make an appointment with one of our product experts today to see what we have in our showroom. (more…)
Which Honda vehicles can fit eight passengers?
As we move into the summer driving season, a lot of people will be planning big family trips as well as starting a cycle where they have more carpooling duties. If you fall into either of these categories and it’s time to find a new vehicle, you are probably wondering which Honda vehicles can fit eight passengers. There are a lot of automakers out there that will only have a single platform that can accommodate this many people. Honda is among the very few manufacturers with more than one high-capacity option on its vehicle roster. Meridian Honda currently offers both options in its inventory. If your summer plans have you bringing a lot of people with you, take a look at this handy guide and make an appointment with one of our product experts today. (more…)