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List of Items to Avoid Keeping in a Hot Vehicle

Friday, July 31st, 2020
Palm trees in the sun

Items Drivers Should Never Leave in Their Car During Summer

Every driver knows that the interior of their vehicle can heat up drastically when parked out in the sun for an extended period of time. Because of this, it’s important for drivers to avoid storing temperature-sensitive items inside their vehicle. Below, we’ve put together a list of items drivers should never leave in their car, especially in the sun.


Tips for Avoiding Car Battery Drainage With a Cell Phone Car Charger

Friday, May 29th, 2020
Car battery with jumper cables attached

Can Keeping Your Phone Plugged In Kill Your Car Battery?

Whether you’re coming home from a long day at work or about to leave for a long trip, many drivers rely on their vehicle’s battery for charging their phone, often with the aid of a cell phone car charger accessory. How much of an impact can a cell phone car charger have on a vehicle’s battery? Can keeping your phone plugged in kill your car battery? We’ve answered all your questions about phone charging and battery drain down below.


Halloween Events in Dayton

Thursday, September 17th, 2015
fall activities in Dayton

Trick-Or-Treating Times in Dayton and Other Fall Activities

 Temperatures are cooling and stores are beginning to fill with Halloween decorations with Thanksgiving and Christmas following shortly after. And even if you aren’t one who enjoys the shopping season, there are plenty of events going on throughout the Dayton community this fall. From haunted trails/houses and trick or treating, to pumpkin patches and apple orchards. (more…)

2016 Honda Pilot Standard Towing vs 2016 Ford Explorer Standard Towing

Friday, August 21st, 2015
How much can the Honda Pilot and Ford Explorer Tow

For the quick and easy answer, the 2016 Honda Pilot tows 3,500 pounds at the base trim level compared to the 2016 Ford Explorer’s capability to tow 2,000 at the base trim. Some simple math tells us that this is a 1,500 pound difference. But what does that really mean, is this an amount that can sway you one way or another? Does this amount really make a difference in what you would tow on a daily basis. (more…)

The Best Hondas, and Finding that Sweet Spot

Thursday, June 11th, 2015

The Best Honda Vehicles That Have Ever Been Made

Honda recently released two new ads for the 2016 Honda HR-V that perfectly describe what the vehicle is without needing to go into detail about the features or specs. After seeing both of the ads you’ll get it. Borrowing from some of the best Honda vehicles that have ever been made, the HR-V has a lot to offer drivers. (more…)

Honda’s New Concept

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015
Honda Pilot Honda off-road performance

A More Performance-Based Lineup of Honda Vehicles

Just a short while after revealing the new Honda Civic Concept, Honda is giving us another vehicle to get excited about with the Concept D SUV. It is a full-size SUV but takes on a more rounded and aggressive look than the 2016 Honda Pilot. The gold laden SUV is a shiny example of Honda’s creativity and their determination to return to a more performance-based lineup of Honda vehicles. (more…)

The Ridgeline and Hybrids

Friday, April 17th, 2015
The new Honda Ridgeline, engine, specs, hybrid

2016 Honda Ridgeline Hybrid Release in Dayton

We all love the Ridgeline here at Matt Castrucci Honda and we know that just about every driver of the pickup has fallen in love with the vehicle. We are excited for the return of the Ridgeline and for a 2016 Honda Ridgeline Hybrid release in Dayton as well. Improvements to the pickup are expected to increase the performance on every front. (more…)

An Endless Road

Monday, April 13th, 2015


2015 Honda CR-V Fuel Economy, Engine and Features

A new ad for the 2015 Honda CR-V is an endless loop of road that sounds like it would be terrible to be stuck on, but the idea behind is an interesting reminder of the new found fuel economy and performance offered by the crossover. The idea expands beyond that, as you realize the endless road is the pursuit of continual improvement. Meaning that the 2015 Honda CR-V fuel economy, engine and features might be good, but you can expect them to get even better. (more…)

The New Generation of Civic

Friday, April 3rd, 2015
2016 Honda Civic

2016 Honda Civic Production Vehicle List of Specs and Performance

The newest generation of the Honda Civic has been introduced through the Honda Civic concept at the New York Auto Show. It is the vehicle that shocked the world on April Fool’s Day and then continued to shock them after they realized that the neon green car was no joke. It has an impressive look with a Tron-like taillight. We doubt the light will be a part of the 2016 Honda Civic production vehicle list of specs and performance features, but we are excited to see a sportier lineup. (more…)

A Faster CR-Z

Monday, March 16th, 2015
CR-Z with Type-R engine

Engine From the Type-R in the CR-Z in 2017

The current CR-Z is no Type-R, which is likely well it hasn’t quenched the thirst of many Americans that crave Honda performance vehicles. Though it is easily one of the fastest and most agile hybrid vehicles out there, 130 horsepower generally loses out to 280. However, the good news is we will see that 280 horsepower engine from the Type-R in the CR-Z in 2017. (more…)