Archive for the ‘FAQs’ Category

Active safety features vs. passive safety features

Friday, December 21st, 2018
black hona fit parked in lot

You have probably heard the terms active safety and passive safety when shopping for cars. Safety is our number one priority and we want to make sure that you know everything you need to know about automotive safety features. Keep reading to learn more about the differences between Honda active safety and passive safety features.  (more…)

Ways to help prevent car sickness

Saturday, December 15th, 2018
woman holding back throw up

Motion sickness is an ailment felt by so many people. Some are more sensitive than others, and a simple car ride can be enough to bring on a woozy feeling. While children are usually more susceptible to getting car sick, adults of any age can feel ill on a long car ride. Read up on some ways you can prevent it or make it go away. (more…)

What Honda vehicle is best for driving in the snow?

Tuesday, November 27th, 2018
right side of navy blue honda pilot driving

We all know that winter driving can be a major pain. The roads are slipperier, visibility can be diminished, and other drivers seem like maniacs. When it’s snowy and icy, it’s best to have a vehicle that is stable and can handle rough terrain and less-than-ideal driving conditions. When it comes to the Honda lineup, there are a couple vehicles that stand out. We recommend checking out the Honda Pilot and the Honda Ridgeline if you want to maximize your driving control in the winter. Learn more below.  (more…)

Why is my gas mileage worse in the winter? 

Monday, November 19th, 2018
thermometer reading 30 degrees

Have you noticed that you need to fill up more often when it gets colder out? That’s a burden on the wallet and it means we have to stand in the cold more than we’d like to. Why is that? Is your fuel economy really worse because of the cold? Keep reading to learn more.  (more…)

How to test drive a car 

Tuesday, September 4th, 2018
man smiling holding steering wheel

Test driving a car is a long-standing tradition for car shoppers. Really, it’s not so much of a tradition as it is a requirement these days. If you are thinking about buying a new car, why wouldn’t you want to take it for a little test spin? You can do much of your research while on the test drive. If you haven’t test driven a car before, though, the process can be a little intimidating. Don’t worry! We are here to help you out. Keep reading to learn more.  (more…)

What is the top of the line 2018 Honda Accord?

Wednesday, August 29th, 2018
front view of white honda accord

The exploration of trim levels is always a fun activity for car shoppers. Just about every vehicle produced today comes in several different forms known as trims and the 2018 Honda Accord is no exception. You might be wondering what the highest trim level of the Honda Accord is. Well, luckily for you, we are prepared to answer that question. Keep reading to learn what the top of the line Honda Accord includes.  (more…)

What are your options at the end of a Honda lease?

Thursday, June 28th, 2018
white-2018-Honda-Accord-parked-in-front-of-tree-covered-hill

Are you currently leasing a Honda vehicle? Or perhaps you’re researching financing options and looking to get more information about leasing. Either way, you’d probably like to know what your options are at the end of a Honda lease term. Below, we will walk you through your lease-end options, allowing you to decide which one best fits your situation. (more…)

Reasons to buy a Honda vehicle

Friday, May 11th, 2018
2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In exterior front fascia drivers side at night with street lamps in background

If you’ve been shopping for a new vehicle, chances are you’ve looked or are looking into the Honda brand. But what makes people like this brand so much? Other brands have their own qualities and models that make for great vehicles. However, here are a few reasons why we like the Honda brand, and why it is popular with other drivers. (more…)

How do regenerative brakes work on an electric or hybrid car?

Wednesday, May 9th, 2018
2019 Honda Insight exterior front fascia and drivers side going fast on desert road

Regenerative braking is something that helps your electric or hybrid vehicle and its gas mileage, but how does it actually work? We’re here to find out. (more…)

Crossover SUVs offer advantages over heavier ancestors

Wednesday, February 28th, 2018
A right profile photo of a 2018 Honda CR-V in front of a harbor

What is the difference between a crossover and SUV?

Anyone considering jumping into the world of crossover SUVs will quickly learn the daunting task they face. Just about every automaker operating in the United States has a model or two to offer; all of them are pretty closely matched. In fact, Matt Castrucci Honda is home to a couple of popular models in the Honda CR-V, Honda HR-V and Honda Pilot. However, some people still come into the showroom wondering what is the difference between a crossover and SUV? From the outside, there might not be many clues available. The product experts at Matt Castrucci Honda are here to help. (more…)