Friday, August 23rd, 2019
New Honda Airbag Design Technology
Did you know that the humble three-point seatbelt required in all passenger vehicles in the United States is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year? This gigantic leap forward in automotive safety has saved untold thousands, if not millions, of lives on American road during the last six decades. Honda has done the necessary work to make itself an industry leader in automotive safety. That is exactly what makes the news about the new Honda airbag design technology all the more exciting. To be sure, airbags have played an important role in supplementing the seat belt in protecting passengers in an accident. However, this is an area of vehicle development that should never slow down; and Honda has shown no signs of doing that. Let’s see what they built now. (more…)
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. (more…)
Wednesday, April 17th, 2019
How should parents talk about texting and driving?
Technology has really changed the way we live our lives. Information is easier access. Just about every aspect of life is more convenient. But that convenience has also come with some new dangers, namely being distracted by our smartphones and other devices. If you have a child or loved one who is getting their license soon, you are probably wondering, ‘How should parents talk about texting and driving?’ Honda is actually launching a campaign that should help people start this all-too-important conversation started. Additionally, the Meridian Honda Blog has also dug up a few tips that might be helpful in the beginning stages. Let’s take a look at this growing, but manageable problem together. (more…)
Mississippi bicycle laws and information
The first official day of spring is only a few days away. If this is the date on the calendar you’ve been waiting for to break out your bike, the team at Meridian Honda has found some important tidbits about Mississippi bicycle laws and information that you might find useful this season. Certainly, getting the bicycle out of the garage and going for a ride is a great way to get some exercise as well as to be a little more environmentally friendly. However, there are some things riders and the vehicle drivers they share the road with, need to understand so everyone remains as safe as possible. The Meridian Honda Blog wants to be a resource for more than just automotive subjects. Let us know if there is anything we can help you with. (more…)
Monday, October 15th, 2018
What is Honda Smart Intersection and how does it work?
It seems inconceivable that there was ever a time when seat belts, the most basic safety system in the automotive industry, weren’t required by law. In the grand scheme of things, it really wasn’t that long ago. Automakers, like Honda, make improvements to safety in leaps and bounds. After seat belts, the industry focused on protecting vehicle occupants by making vehicles able to absorb the energy of a crash; more recently, systems like Honda Sensing® are available on many models to prevent collisions from happening at all. However, the next leap forward may take the focus out of the car and into the streets. So, what is Honda Smart Intersection and how does it work? Let’s take a look at what the future may hold. (more…)
Thursday, August 9th, 2018
How do I use Honda LaneWatch™ in my 2019 Honda HR-V?
Driver-assistance systems are changing the way we drive for the better, and Honda’s newest model releases are equipped with several advanced driver-assistance systems to protect what matters most behind the wheel. Watch the video below to learn how to use Honda LaneWatch™ in the 2019 Honda HR-V.
Thursday, August 2nd, 2018
Does the 2019 Honda Pilot offer standard Honda Sensing®?
The beloved Honda Pilot returned to dealerships for the 2019 model year with several upgrades, including newly available safety features and driver-assistive systems. All 2019 Honda Pilot trims now come standard with Honda Sensing®. Watch the video below to learn more about Honda Sensing® on the 2019 Pilot.
Does the 2019 Insight have the Honda Sensing® suite?
Drive with confidence and peace of mind in the new 2019 Honda Insight. The compact hybrid sedan is equipped with Honda Sensing® as standard equipment, which is Honda’s advanced suite of driver-assistance systems and safety features. The addition of the Honda Sensing suite as standard equipment is part of Honda’s commitment to increase driving safety worldwide. Check out the video below to learn more about the Insight’s safety features.
How does Honda Sensing® work on the 2018 Accord?
The Honda Accord debuted with the Honda Sensing® suite as standard equipment for the first time ever for the 2018 model year. See how this advanced lineup of driver-assists works with the video below.
Monday, February 12th, 2018
2018 Honda Ridgeline Safety Features and Driver Assists
The 2018 Honda Ridgeline is a truck with intuition and innovation throughout, redefining what it means to be a pickup truck. Highly versatile, the Ridgeline can serve as a rugged workhorse or an upscale chauffeur depending on the occasion. No matter what the Ridgeline is being used for, it is equipped with plenty of safety features to ensure peace of mind and confidence. Continue reading to learn more about the 2018 Ridgeline safety features and driver-assists.