August 25th, 2016
Whether you’re spending a ton of time behind the wheel or not, chances are that one thing remains true about your trips to the gas station: you wish there were fewer of them! No one likes spending more on fuel than they have to, and no one is eager to make their carbon footprint bigger than it needs to be.
The team at our Virginia Honda dealership knows that reducing your fuel usage can seem easier said than done, but it’s not! Simple steps can help to boost your fuel efficiency, and those small changes can add up to make a big difference. Check out a few of our favorite tips!
This one might seem like a no-brainer, but you’d be surprised by how many motorists fall behind on their routine maintenance. The truth is that a clean and well-maintained engine burns fuel more efficiently, so dropping by our Honda service center in Virginia can have a big impact.
In addition to your engine, your tires play a big role in fuel economy. Keeping them properly inflated can ensure that you’re getting the most out of the fuel that you use!
While it’s a good idea to have an emergency kit and other essentials, you shouldn’t be a pack rat when it comes to junk in the trunk. Extra weight makes your vehicle work harder, which can definitely cause a spike in your fuel usage.
Extra accessories like roof racks add weight, too, as well as wind resistance. If you don’t expect to use accessories like these in the near future, it can be worthwhile to take them off and pack them away until you need them.
When it comes to efficiency, your car is only half of the equation; you’re the other half of the whole! Improving your driving habits is a big step in the right direction when it comes to efficiency. Avoid heavy acceleration and sudden braking, when possible, and you can significantly cut back on the fuel you burn during your time on the road.
Making the jump into a newer, more efficient car is certainly the most significant step you can take toward improved mileage, though, and we’re here to help at Pohanka Honda of Fredericksburg! To learn more, or to schedule a test drive with us, be sure to contact us online or to call our team at (540) 735-9100 today.
January 28th, 2016
When you’re shopping for a new vehicle, you want the very best. Fortunately, Honda shares in that same attitude when they set out to design an all-new model.
As it enters its 10th generation, the Civic at our Virginia Honda dealership is better than ever. After all, you don’t simply redesign a nameplate as renowned and popular as the Civic without big aspirations. The 2016 Civic shows, beyond a doubt, just how incredible a daily driver can be.
Of course, our staff and customers aren’t the only ones perking up and taking notice of this incredible all-new design. The folks over at AutoGuide.com are noticing, too.
Drivers who are eager to find a high-end look and feel in an attainable package will surely find plenty to love in the 2016 Honda Civic at our Virginia dealership. Once you take a test drive, you’re sure to notice all of the qualities that stood out to the editorial team at AutoGuide.com.
As AutoGuide Group Editorial Director Colum Wood notes, “The new Civic is easily the best all-around package I’ve driven, not just this year, but in a very long time. It’s premium, yet sporty, and I just love that new turbocharged engine. A car that’s this good, with Honda’s reputation for quality, reliability and durability, just doesn’t come along every day.”
2016 sees more than just a facelift for this popular model. In addition to improved styling inside and out to rival more high-end competitors, the 2016 Civic also sports plenty to write home about under the hood. In addition to forced induction, EX-T models and above are geared with a 1.5L turbocharged engine for an all-new Civic experience.
To be among the first to experience the all-new 2016 Civic firsthand, come visit us for a test drive! You can contact us online or call the Pohanka Honda of Fredericksburg team at (540) 735-9100 today.
November 18th, 2014
There are certainly situations in life when the best route to take is to simply let well enough alone, but the safety of your vehicle definitely isn’t a place to settle. For Honda, good simply isn’t good enough.
At our Virginia Honda dealership, we’re proud to offer our drivers vehicles that excel when it comes to safety and security. In fact, American Honda makes more top-safety rated vehicles in America than any other manufacturer.
This reputation for safety is born from Honda’s dedication to its customers’ safety, which is always a top priority when designing and building new models. A perfect example is the 2015 Honda Fit, which recently earned a Top Safety Pick rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS).
Back in March, an early-production model of the new Honda Fit was submitted to the IIHS for testing. Though it received the “good” rating in four of five categories, it only earned a “marginal” rating in the daunting small overlap frontal crash test. For Honda, four out of five simply wasn’t good enough.
While automakers aren’t obligated to improve their vehicles to earn higher ratings, Honda reevaluated the subcompact’s design and implemented upgrades to the front bumper. As a result, the 2015 Honda Fit now brings Virginia drivers the confidence of a Top Safety Pick designation.
Drivers can get excited to find this newly improved model at Pohanka Honda of Fredericksburg. For motorists who have the original design of the 2015 Fit, a free upgrade is available to meet the Top Safety Pick requirements!
For the ultimate in confidence behind the wheel of a versatile and nimble subcompact, there’s simply no competing with the design of the 2015 Honda Fit. For more information on this attractive model or the free safety upgrade, or to schedule a test drive with us, be sure to contact Pohanka Honda of Fredericksburg online or to call our team directly at (540) 735-9100 today!