Helpful Automotive Knowledge Videos
You drive your car. You probably know just enough about how it works to take care of it and know when to bring it in for service or repair. However, understanding a little more about how some important systems work can make owning a car, truck or SUV easier and help you get more quality miles out of it. Our team has combed through one of our favorite YouTube channels, Engineering Explained, to bring you some materials that we hope you find as interesting as we do. We’ve included some tips on things not to do in your vehicle as well as some easy-to-understand descriptions of how some things actually work. If you have any questions about how you can take better care of your vehicle or start the process to bring something new home, make an appointment with a Meridian Honda representative today. (more…)
What happens if I’m late with a car payment?
The COVID-19 crisis has hurt a lot of people in a lot of ways. Even if you’ve been fortunate enough to not to have lost a family member to the disease, you might have had to go without a paycheck for at least a little while. A hard realization of life is that bills don’t go away just because people have fallen on hard times. If you’ve been wrestling with the question, ‘What happens if I’m late with a car payment,’ the financial team at Meridian Honda wanted to help shed some light on the subject. We can’t promise we’ll have an answer that you want to hear, but sometimes knowing more about the problems we’re facing can be helpful. Let’s see what our team found. (more…)
Honda Financing Incentives for 2020 Graduates
For many of us, the feeling of walking across a stage to receive a diploma is the first step toward a new phase of life. People who have been working hard for the last several years are getting robbed of that crucial experience because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Meridian Honda can’t replace this feeling, but we can help qualifying customers find Honda financing incentives for 2020 graduates. The Honda Graduation Program can help people get a new and affordable vehicle so they can start their careers on the right foot. Our manufacturing partner has produced a few videos that could help people narrow down their options. If you’re wondering if you qualify for this Honda discount, make an appointment with a Meridian Honda product expert today. (more…)
Wednesday, April 29th, 2020
How often do I need to drive my car?
Even though states around the country are beginning to lift their shelter-at-home orders, there will still probably be many people who continue to limit their trips away from their houses. One of the worst things a person can do for their vehicle is to just let it sit. If you’re wondering, ‘How often do I need to drive my car?’ A few Meridian Honda product experts took it upon themselves to find the relevant information and share it with people who might need it. Simply put, you should take your car for a drive at least once a week for several miles. This will help prevent many of the problems that can come with leaving a vehicle idle for too long. Let’s take a look at what they found. (more…)
Wednesday, April 22nd, 2020
Can I buy a car online in Meridian, MS?
The continued threat of COVID-19 has forced everyone to rethink the way the approach almost every transaction. Meridian Honda remains open for both sales and service. The service side of the operation has utilized online scheduling for a long time. But, have you also been wondering, ‘Can I buy a car online in Meridian, MS?’ The sale team also offers a lot of online tools that should get most customers a fair distance into the process. We want our customers to feel safe and avoid getting sick. To serve that end, our team of product experts thought it would be useful to provide a refresher on how to use all of the online features offered by the Meridian Honda website. Let’s take a look. (more…)
Do new car engines still have a break-in period?
The automotive industry and the vehicles it produces are nothing short of modern engineering models. As whole, modern cars, trucks and crossover SUVs are more reliable, efficient and safer than ever before. However, just because these machines are easier to own, the doesn’t mean brand new vehicles don’t need a little extra attention. So, do new car engines still have a break-in period? In short, yes, they do. Most automakers advise a brief mechanical run-in, or break-in period, at least for the first few weeks someone takes home a new vehicle. Each vehicle will have different requirements, owners are encouraged to take a closer look at their vehicle’s owner’s manual for specific information. (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…)
Thursday, March 26th, 2020
What is the best way to sanitize electronic devices?
Preventing the spread of COVID-19 requires all of us to do our part. You have probably already made several laps around your house cleaning and disinfecting all the common surfaces as well as the inside of your vehicles. But have you made sure you cleaned all the most touched items in your house like your remote controls? So, what is the best way to sanitize electronic devices? The team of product experts working at Meridian Honda did a little research and found a few videos that might be helpful in your efforts to keep yourself and your family as healthy as possible. If there is anything we can do to help you through these difficult times, please don’t hesitate to call a Meridian Honda product expert today. (more…)
Wednesday, March 25th, 2020
What is the best way to sterilize the inside of a car?
We are definitely living through interesting times. Keeping things clean and tidy around the dealership has always been important to the Meridian Honda staff, but our current situation has required us to take that to a whole new level. In fact, our efforts to prevent the spread of COVID-19 has fundamentally changed the way we’re serving our customers. You are probably already well-versed in what it takes to rid your home of the virus, but what about the rolling petri dish in your driveway. So, what is the best way to sterilize the inside of a car? The team of product experts working at the Meridian Honda showroom put together this handy guide to help you make sure your vehicle is as clean as your kitchen. (more…)
Thursday, March 5th, 2020
How do I change the time in my Honda vehicle?
Twice a year we need to remember that we’re either gaining an hour of sleep (standard time in the fall) or losing an hour of sleep (daylight savings time in the spring). Thankfully, most of the devices we rely on the most like smartphones and smartwatches take care of this for us without a second thought. However, there are likely many of you out there with an older vehicle that doesn’t demonstrate any kind of connectivity. So, if you’re wondering, ‘How do I change the time in my Honda vehicle,’ Meridian Honda is here to help. We’re going to be using an older model Honda Accord sedan without GPS navigation as our example. Most other Honda vehicles should work the same way. (more…)