Having car insurance is the law, nobody says that is has to be expensive

By blogsadmin | Posted in FAQs on Thursday, February 22nd, 2018 at 2:59 PM
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How can I get cheaper car insurance?

In the State of Ohio, it is required to have your vehicle insured. However, just because you must have car insurance, doesn’t mean you can’t look for ways to get cheaper car insurance. If you’re looking for ways to save a little money on your auto insurance costs, Matt Castrucci Honda might be able to offer some tips. There are a lot of factors that go into to determining how much car insurance will cost a person. Everyone’s circumstances are different. To get the best idea of how you – specifically – can shave a few dollars off of your insurance bill, you should speak with a licensed insurance agent. Read the rest of this entry »

Matt Castrucci Honda helps gets buyers started on their hybrid journey

By blogsadmin | Posted in Honda Clarity on Tuesday, February 20th, 2018 at 9:53 PM
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How long does it take to charge the Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid?

There are a lot of advantages to owning the very efficient Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid which is available at Matt Castrucci Honda. One of the main advantages is that the Honda hybrid sedan can travel for quite a fair distance without using a single drop of gasoline. The secret behind this capability is the enormous amount of power that is stored in the vehicle’s onboard battery systems. So, how long does it take to charge the Honda Clarity Plug-in Hybrid? The staff working in the Matt Castrucci Honda showroom understands that this technology might still be a bit of a mystery to shoppers. Our product experts put together this handy guide to help buyers to start their journey on the right foot. Read the rest of this entry »

SUVs are safer than ever before, but there are still some lingering questions

By blogsadmin | Posted in Safety on Thursday, February 15th, 2018 at 4:57 PM
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Are crossover SUVs safer than cars?

Few consumer products are as focused on safety than the cars, trucks and crossover SUVs made by Honda and sold at Matt Castrucci Honda. It seems unthinkable there was even a day, much less several generations where something as ubiquitous as seat belts requirements – or even standard equipment. In the modern automotive industry, crossover SUVs are the most popular vehicle platform on the market today. While a lot of changes have been made, driving a crossover SUV is not the same as driving a sedan, coupe or hatchback. Read the rest of this entry »

Don’t worry, it will be nice enough outside to open the windows soon

By blogsadmin | Posted in Honda Accord on Thursday, February 8th, 2018 at 10:03 PM

Does the 2018 Honda Accord have a sunroof?

As we approach the mid-point of February, it can seem like the days of going out for a drive on a warm and sunny day are never going to return. This is a normal response, but we’ve also sought assurances that we aren’t wrong this winter. If you’ve been thinking that it’s time for a new car and are thinking about taking a trip to the Matt Castrucci Honda showroom, you may be wondering, ‘Does the 2018 Honda Accord have a sunroof?’ The short answer is yes. But the more precise answer is that it depends on which of the six available trim grades a buyer was to choose. Let’s take a look which trims of the 2018 Honda Accord have a sunroof. Read the rest of this entry »

Have you made your Valentine’s Day reservations yet? Time is running out!

By blogsadmin | Posted in For Fun on Wednesday, February 7th, 2018 at 10:14 PM
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Best restaurants for 2018 Valentine’s Day near Dayton, OH

If you haven’t made reservations for Valentine’s Day, you still have about a week. The best restaurants for 2018 Valentine’s Day near Dayton, OH will be filling up quickly so you won’t want to drag your feet for much longer. Matt Castrucci Honda wants to be a resource for more than just the sales and service for your Honda cars, SUVs and trucks – we want to help you live your best life. Some of our romantic sales professionals took a straw poll around the facility to find some great spot to take your sweetheart out for dinner on Valentine’s Day. For good measure, we threw in some places you might want to visit after dinner. Read the rest of this entry »

Matt Castrucci Honda breaks down a few words car-buyers need to know

By blogsadmin | Posted in Tips on Monday, February 5th, 2018 at 6:39 PM
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What terms should I know when buying a new car?

On the face of things, buying a new car or crossover SUV should be fairly straightforward. A vehicle costs X-amount, a buyer gives the dealer that much money and everyone is happy. Unfortunately, that’s not the reality we’re working with. The automotive industry is filled with confusing or scary sounding words that don’t appear anywhere else in life. Matt Castrucci Honda wants to make the process of buying a vehicle as easy as possible. Here are some terms you should know when buying a new car, hopefully, this will help you make the best possible decision. If you have any questions along the way, please reach out to one of our sales professionals. They are ready to solve any problems you might have or take care of any concerns that pop up along the way. Read the rest of this entry »

Differences between 2018 Honda Accord and 2018 Civic

By blogsadmin | Posted in Honda Accord, Honda Civic on Wednesday, January 31st, 2018 at 2:03 PM
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There are a variety of techniques and tactics car shoppers use to approach the car-buying process. Some car shoppers first decide what type of car (i.e. sedan, SUV, truck, etc.) and then find a make and model that fits their budget, lifestyle, and needs. Others, however, have a brand they are loyal to and find a vehicle within that automaker’s lineup that is a good fit for them. If you are a Honda enthusiast and are looking for your next sedan, you may be wondering whether the Honda Accord or Honda Civic is the right fit for your individual needs. And that’s where we come in! Our team at Matt Castrucci Honda is dedicated to helping local car shoppers find their next dream vehicle, so if you’re wondering about the differences between the 2018 Accord and 2018 Civic, read on! Read the rest of this entry »

How does Hill Start Assist work?

By blogsadmin | Posted in FAQs, Safety on Monday, January 29th, 2018 at 4:43 PM
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Most streets aren’t completely flat, and it would be a big bummer if your car rolled backwards every time it was stopped on an incline. Luckily, most new cars come equipped with Hill Start Assist, which is a safety feature designed to combat that problem. But how does Hill Start Assist work? Vehicle technologies can be tough to understand, so we’re “braking” down Hill Start Assist (see what we did there?) in laymen’s terms! Read on for details!  Read the rest of this entry »

New rules for car shopping in 2018

By blogsadmin | Posted in Uncategorized on Friday, January 26th, 2018 at 1:42 PM
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If you’re looking on the internet for car shopping tips and tricks, you’ll most likely find a lot of outdated information. Car shoppers nowadays have more options than ever before due to advancing technology. So what are some tips and tricks for car shopping in 2018? We’ve picked up some great tips for car shopping during our time in the automotive industry, and we’ve got new rules. Read on to learn all about them!  Read the rest of this entry »

2019 Honda Insight debuts at Detroit Auto Show

By blogsadmin | Posted in Honda Insight on Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018 at 2:40 PM
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We’ve been anxiously awaiting the 2019 Honda Insight’s debut at the North American International Auto Show since the first prototype images were released last month. If you’re anything like our team at Matt Castrucci Honda, you’ve been just as antsy to learn more about the upcoming hybrid sedan’s styling and features! Keep reading and we’ll fill you in on everything we know so far!  Read the rest of this entry »