Honda expands safety system availability for 2019 model year

By Product Expert | Posted in Honda Civic on Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018 at 3:24 PM
A photo of the coupe and sedan versions of the 2019 Honda Civic.

New features for the 2019 Honda Civic

The Honda Civic enters the 2019 model year as one of the best-selling cars in the automotive industry, especially within the compact car segment. Everyone at Cape Girardeau Honda is very excited to check out the new features for the 2019 Honda Civic when it finally arrives at the showroom. The automaker has released some information that will give potential buyers an excellent preview of what is coming down the pike. For the new model year, the 2019 Honda Civic is introducing a new trim grade, refreshed exterior and adding its suite of active driver safety systems as standard equipment to all trims. Let’s take a look at what you can expect with the 2019 Honda Civic when it’s available in the near future. Read the rest of this entry »

Honda begins real-word testing of new safety technology

By Product Expert | Posted in technology on Monday, October 8th, 2018 at 4:00 PM
A photo of the cameras used to aid the Honda Smart Intersection provide warnings.

What is Honda Smart Intersection?

As technology advances, our world becomes increasingly more connected and safer. Honda is working to lead that effort within the automotive industry with on-board systems that help drivers avoid potentially dangerous situations. The manufacturer’s next step is to develop a system that will work with new infrastructure being added. So, what is Honda Smart Intersection? Honda’s new suite of safety systems is designed to leverage emerging vehicle-to-everything (V2X) communication. The goal is to reduce vehicle collisions to zero – especially at intersections. Let’s take a look at what Honda is working and how this technology could really change the way we drive. Read the rest of this entry »

Is synthetic oil the best option to use in my Honda vehicle?

By Product Expert | Posted in FAQ on Tuesday, September 25th, 2018 at 2:01 PM
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Do Honda cars require synthetic oil?

The secret to getting the most out of the investment you’ve made in your new Honda car, truck, minivan or crossover SUV is to keep up with regularly scheduled maintenance – like oil changes. As important as regular maintenance is, it’s even more important that things are done properly, like using the proper type of fuel and, of course, motor oil. A common question posed to Cape Girardeau Honda product experts is, ‘Do Honda cars require synthetic oil?’ Just like most things in the automotive industry, there isn’t a helpful hard-and-fast answer to that question. We asked some of the expert technicians in our service department to get the best possible information. This is what they had to say. Read the rest of this entry »

Premium gasoline isn’t always necessary for the best results

By Product Expert | Posted in FAQ on Thursday, September 13th, 2018 at 6:37 PM
A stock photo of a gas pump showing different grades of fuel available.

What is the best kind of fuel to use in my Honda car, minivan or SUV?

If you’ll permit us to use a bit of metaphor, the gasoline someone puts in their vehicle is a direct parallel to the food someone eats. Just like a grocery store offers a lot of options for things to eat, gas stations offer more than a few different kinds of gasoline. One of most common questions we get around the Cape Girardeau Honda showroom is, ‘What is the best kind of fuel to use in my Honda car, minivan or SUV?’ Since we’re the experts on everything about Honda automobiles, we thought it would be beneficial to new and existing customers to answer this question as clearly as possible. If you ever have any questions about your Honda vehicle or how to best take care of it, please give us a call today. Read the rest of this entry »

How much does the 2018 Honda Pilot cost?

By Product Expert | Posted in Honda Pilot, Trim Levels on Friday, August 17th, 2018 at 2:45 PM

2018 Honda Pilot Configurations, Pricing, and Features

The 2018 Honda Pilot was designed for modern families. With advanced entertainment and connectivity systems, premium comfort and convenience amenities, and smart safety features, the 2018 Pilot is the ultimate family vehicle. The SUV also boasts seating for up to eight passengers and plenty of cargo space. Continue reading to learn more about the 2018 Honda Pilot configurations, pricing, and features with the following overview from Cape Girardeau Honda.

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What’s new on the 2019 Honda HR-V?

By Product Expert | Posted in Honda HR-V on Tuesday, August 7th, 2018 at 3:08 PM
2019 Honda HR-V in Blue - Front/Side View

Does the 2019 Honda HR-V have standard Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™?

The 2019 Honda HR-V is now available at Honda dealerships nationwide. The beloved compact crossover returned for the 2019 model year with several updates including a fresh design, new trim options, Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ integration, and available Honda Sensing®. With a starting price of $20,520*, the HR-V remains affordable, as well as versatile and fun to drive. Continue reading to learn more about standard features in the 2019 Honda HR-V.

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How much cargo space is in the 2018 Honda Accord?

By Product Expert | Posted in FAQ, Honda Accord on Tuesday, July 24th, 2018 at 7:43 PM
2018 Honda Accord Rear View of Silver Exterior

Wherever you go, whatever you do, you should be able to bring your stuff with you! Unfortunately, not all sedans provide their owners with a sufficient amount of cargo space. Some people load up their car only to realize that they can’t bring everything with them. Before they know it, those sedan owners are suddenly unpacking everything and desperately trying to figure out which items they need and which ones can stay at home. As one would imagine, things only snowball from there. If you’re a prospective Honda customer, then you may be wondering, “How much cargo space is in the 2018 Honda Accord?” We’ve got you covered, so keep on reading to learn more! Read the rest of this entry »

What are the best BBQ restaurants near Cape Girardeau, MO?

By Product Expert | Posted in Community on Thursday, July 5th, 2018 at 6:27 PM
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There is no substitute for a delicious meal where everything is just absolutely perfect. Lucky for residents of the Cape Girardeau area, there are plenty of restaurants with five-star meals waiting to be served to your table. If you’re a fan of barbecue, then you may be wondering, “What are the best BBQ restaurants near Cape Girardeau, MO?” We’ve handpicked a few of our favorites, and we’re happy to share them with you. Keep on reading to learn all about them! Read the rest of this entry »

Which paint color options are offered on the new Honda Fit?

By Product Expert | Posted in Honda Fit on Friday, June 22nd, 2018 at 6:48 PM
2019 Honda Fit in Helios Yellow parked on a city street

With an addition to its available Honda Sensing safety suite and a new Platinum Pearl White exterior color option, the 2019 Honda Fit continues to provide drivers with an up-to-date and appealing option in the compact vehicle segment. Great for drivers who want to turn heads on the road, the eight available exterior color options are offered in a range of hues from subtle to bold. The 2019 Honda Fit is available in Orange Fury, Helios Yellow Pearl, Platinum White Pearl, Lunar Silver Metallic, Modern Steel Metallic, Crystal Black Pearl, Milano Red, and Aegean Blue Metallic with interior upholstery options including black cloth, black sport cloth, and black leather. Read the rest of this entry »

Fourth of July Events Throughout Southeast Missouri

By Product Expert | Posted in Community on Wednesday, June 20th, 2018 at 7:26 PM

As June begins to come to a close, we have 4th of July celebrations on the mind. Cape Girardeau residents have plenty of options for events and firework displays to attend in the Southeastern Missouri area, and we have included some of our favorites below. Read the rest of this entry »