Friday, September 13th, 2019
Why doesn’t the hands-free tailgate work on the 2020 Honda Pilot?
Now that the 2020 Honda Pilot has arrived at the Meridian Honda showroom and we have sent a few customers home with them, an interesting question has begun to trickle into our product experts’ email. Our team has had a few people ask, ‘Why doesn’t the hands-free tailgate work on the 2020 Honda Pilot?’ This feature has proven to be an important selling point to busy people who have struggled with loading a vehicle while their arms were full. If you’re having some issues with the hands-free opening or closing of the tailgate on the 2020 Pilot, our team put together this handy guide that might prove useful. (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Top three outdated new car buying myths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…)
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…)
Wednesday, June 26th, 2019
What should I do if my car overheats?
It’s not terribly difficult to understand that an engine produces a lot of heat during normal operations. There are a lot of systems in place to ensure all of that heat is properly dealt with. However, a vehicle that is overdue for maintenance could leave it at risk of overheating. This is a major problem that could lead to an expensive repair bill — if the engine can be repaired at all. Meridian Honda product experts believe that the happiest customers are the most educated customers. So, if you’ve never wondered, ‘What should I do if my car overheats,’ this blog is going to be a very important read. Like any unexpected automotive that occurs, it’s important to not panic and to get clear of traffic as quickly and as safely as possible. (more…)
Wednesday, June 12th, 2019
What does Honda Sport Mode do?
Just because someone can’t justify owning a sports car, doesn’t mean they don’t want that kind of dynamic and engaging driving experience. Automakers, like Honda, are answering the call from customers by leveraging the latest in available technology. So, what does Honda Sport Mode do? It’s a feature available on an increasing number of Honda models found at dealerships like Meridian Honda and a simple press of the button can really change a properly-equipped vehicle’s characteristics. For our purposes today, we are going to use the 2018 Honda Accord as our example to explain this feature. If you want to see it in action, make an appointment with a Meridian Honda product expert today. (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…)
Can I negotiate a better deal on a used car?
Meridian Honda has done a lot of work to offer the best possible price for each and every used vehicle on our property. However, that doesn’t mean there isn’t any wiggle room to be had. If you’re wondering, ‘Can I negotiate a better deal on a used car,’ it’s best to have that thought before you walk into the showroom. You wouldn’t think a dealership would help potential customers get a lower price on a vehicle, but we want to make sure you can find something that meets your needs while also providing an outstanding customer-focused experience. If you need to know what Meridian Honda currently has for sale in our used car inventory, check out our website or call the showroom. (more…)
How do I avoid Memorial Day traffic near Meridian, MS?
If you’re planning on getting out of town for Memorial Day weekend this year, you probably already have accommodations booked and, hopefully, have started the laborious process of packing. But do you have firm plans for when you plan on leaving? The American Automobile Association has released its annual traveler’s forecast for the upcoming holiday weekend and it’s going to be yet another record-setting year for motorists hitting the road. If you’re wondering, ‘How do I avoid Memorial Day traffic near Meridian, MS,’ a few of the Meridian Honda product experts might have some tips that could be a game-changer this weekend. Let’s take a look at what they found. (more…)