Monday, December 14th, 2020
How does Honda Lane Keeping Assist System work?
Obviously, driver and passenger safety is a top priority for Honda. The automaker has helped this effort by expanding its Honda Sensing® suite of active safety systems to more models with each passing model year. One of the more interesting elements of the Honda Sensing® will actually take a semi-active role in centering a properly equipped Honda vehicle in the center of a marked lane. So, how does Honda Lane Keeping Assist System work? We’ll go into more detail below, but the elevator pitch is that it employs an array of cameras to determine the vehicle’s position on the road. A few Meridian Honda product experts got together to examine this important and innovative safety system, so you understand its benefits and limitations. (more…)
Tuesday, December 1st, 2020
Apple CarPlay®/Android Auto™ Wireless Connection in Honda Vehicles
Digital technology is progressing within the automotive industry at a pace not seen in many other areas. Honda vehicles have offered smartphone-compatible infotainment systems for a while. As the automaker enters the 2021 model year, it is advancing the technology to its next logical step by eliminating the need for wires. The ability to make an Apple CarPlay®/Android Auto™ wireless connection in Honda vehicles is going to be a game-changer for owners. As of right now, this capability is officially available with the 2021 Honda Accord (EX-L, Sport 2.0T and Touring 2.0T) and 2021 Accord Hybrid (Hybrid EX, Hybrid EX-L and Hybrid Touring), however, it’s likely to appear in more models at a later and as to yet, undetermined, date. Let’s take a closer look at how people can use this wireless capability. (more…)
Monday, November 23rd, 2020
New Honda Safety Reminder System Videos
Passenger safety is as important to Honda as it is to any automaker operating in the United States. In the 21st century, crash and injury prevention is the name of the game in vehicle safety. Our team has come across some new Honda safety reminder system videos that will give people some additional peace of mind while they’re on the road. Several Honda vehicles are equipped with a wide range of Honda Sensing® systems. The Rear Seat-Belt Reminder and Rear Seat Reminder systems will help drivers know what is going on in the backseat without having to turn around. The Rear Seat-Belt Reminder feature will announce who is and who is not wearing their seat belt and the Rear Seat Reminder will let people know if they have left something in the car. If you would like to see these features work in person, make an appointment with a Meridian Honda product today. (more…)
Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020
What is an OBD2 port used for?
When it comes to owning an automobile, there are few more empty and terrifying feelings than hearing an out of place sound or noticing a leak under the vehicle. Also, when someone takes their vehicle in for repairs, the fear of how much it will cost to fix can be just short of paralyzing. If you’re the do-it-yourself type, you might be able to diagnose and repair some things at home. So, what is an OBD2 port used for and how does it work? Basically, it’s a tool that all repair shops use to figure out what’s wrong with a vehicle. However, it’s important to point out that modern cars, trucks and SUVs are exponentially more complex than previous versions; and it’s easy to get in over your head. Let’s take a closer look at a few things you might want to know. (more…)
Tuesday, September 8th, 2020
How do parking sensors work?
When it comes to the available technology found on vehicles, the sleek and nimble connectivity options like the Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ suites get a lot of attention. However, did you know that a lot, if not most of the new vehicles produced in the last few years are outfitted with an incredible array of standard safety features? The team of Meridian Honda product experts thought that customers shopping for a new vehicle for the first time might not be aware of these innovations. In an attempt to make sure nobody feels overwhelmed, we thought we’d focus on one common question, ‘How do parking sensors work?’ Luckily, this information is broadly applicable to most automakers’ version of the technology. Let’s take a closer look. (more…)
What is Honda Driver Feedback?
Safety is a primary concern of every automaker operating around the world. Honda is taking this effort as seriously as any of them. That automaker has announced a new opt-in service that will not only encourage safer driving habits but could also lead to auto insurance discounts in more than 40 states*. So, what is Honda Driver Feedback? Owners of certain Honda vehicles with HondaLink® connected-vehicle applications will get a clear view of how their driving habits could be improved by providing objective analysis in five distinct areas. Using the Honda Driver Feedback system for just 90 days could lead to an insurance discount if they are using a participating provider. Let’s take a closer look at how this works. (more…)
Wednesday, June 10th, 2020
Will the 2021 Honda Odyssey have CabinWatch®?
The automotive industry has been as disrupted as any other during the COVID-19 pandemic. One of the most noticeable delays forced upon Honda is having to push back its official unveiling of the latest version of its minivan platform, the Honda Odyssey. In normal times, we would already probably have an almost complete look at what the new model year would have to offer. Unfortunately, we’ll have to wait until at least August for more information, though that isn’t to say we don’t know anything about the new minivan. If you’re wondering, ‘Will the 2021 Honda Odyssey have CabinWatch®,’ that is something on which we can credibly comment. Yes, the 2021 Odyssey Touring and Elite models will have an interior monitoring system, but it has been improved for the new model year. Let’s take a look at how. (more…)
Tuesday, April 21st, 2020
2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid Expert Review Videos
The Honda CR-V has established itself as one of the strongest crossover SUVs in a very competitive class of the automotive industry. For the current model year, Honda has introduced a hybrid verion of the crossover and Meridian Honda customers have become intrigued by what it has to offer. These 2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid expert review videos will help get a good idea of what the vehicle can do for them. When those customers visit Meridian Honda, they will be able to find the 2020 CR-V Hybrid in four trim grades, Hybrid LX, Hybrid EX, Hybrid EX-L and Hybrid Touring. In addition to the improved capabilities provided by the hybrid engine system, the 2020 CR-V Hybrid will also offer very competitive cargo volume dimensions. If you’d like to start pre-ordering process for the 2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid, call 601-693-4651 today. (more…)
Tuesday, March 31st, 2020
Used Honda Vehicle Accessories How-To Videos
Pre-owned Honda vehicles rank among the most sought-after models on the secondary market. Not only do they offer excellent reliability, if they have been properly maintained, but they can also feature some incredible equipment. Our team wanted to help our used vehicle customers get an idea of some of the features they might not know how to use. If you’re looking for some used Honda vehicle accessories how-to videos, Meridian Honda is here to help. A couple of our product experts scoured the internet to find these materials. Anyone who has any questions about how to get the most out of the car, truck or SUV they took home from Meridian Honda can make an appointment with a product expert today by calling 601-693-4651. (more…)
Wednesday, January 29th, 2020
What technology is available with the 2020 Honda Odyssey?
There is no two ways about it, minivans like the Honda Odyssey rank among the most convenient ways to transport large numbers of people and/or cargo. While these platforms have a lot to offer in terms of overall capability, the people inside still require or can benefit from support using the latest gear. So, what technology is available with the 2020 Honda Odyssey? The features available with the 2020 Odyssey will depend on which of the six trim grades a Meridian Honda customer chooses to take home, LX, EX, EX-L, EX-L Navi/RES, Touring and Elite. Our product experts found some videos that will help potential buyers learn a bit more about the 2020 Odyssey before they visit our showroom. Customers can take a closer look at the minivan today when they make an appointment with Meridian Honda. (more…)