Exploring the Honda Civic - Check Out its Technology Features

The Honda Civic is always a top-selling compact sedan at Cawood Honda. When you're behind the wheel of the Honda Civic, you can enjoy a host of technologies that you can check out below.

The Honda Civic comes standard with the Honda Sensing Suite. This is a package of driver-assist technologies that give you peace of mind when you're on the go. There's also a multi-angle rearview camera that enables you to choose from three views that include top-down, wide, and normal. The Honda Civic also offers LaneWatch as an available driver-assist feature.

The Honda Civic is…

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Drive Glare-Free with Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirrors

It’s never fun when another driver’s headlights cause a glare on your rearview mirror. In fact, it can actually make driving hazardous. But auto-dimming rearview mirrors help to mitigate that glare. At Cawood Honda, we believe it’s important that drivers know how this technology works.

When an auto-dimming rearview mirror is taken apart, you can see that it is actually a sandwich of pieces. These pieces include a type of circuit board which contains either photodiode-based photodetectors or camera sensors. Whichever the mirror has, both sensors work to detect glare. 

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The Advantages of a Blind Spot Monitor

Here at Cawood Honda, we like to keep our customers informed. Many newer vehicles offer advanced features, such as cutting-edge driver-assist technologies, that provide you and your occupants with outstanding protection. A blind spot monitor is among one of the most popular driver-assist features available because it can reduce the risk of lane-change collisions.

There are some higher trims that feature a standard blind spot monitoring system, and the base and mid-level trims may offer it as an available feature. 

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2020 Honda Passport: Small In Size Yet Big On Function

The 2020 Honda Passport might be a smaller SUV, but it makes up for its size with its capability features. Tires on the 2020 Honda Passport deliver exceptional traction whether you're driving on a paced road in Port Huron or on a dirt road between hills. The suspension on the SUV offers comfort and stability while driving on all types of surfaces.

The streamlined design of the vehicle allows for better aerodynamics, making it easier to navigate curves and hills without feeling as though you're going to flip over since you are driving an SUV.

 

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Family Fun In The 2020 Honda Odyssey

The 2020 Honda Odyssey is an all-purpose vehicle. This popular minivan is moderately styled with elegant features, especially for its exterior. The 2020 Honda Odyssey is offering various levels of trim, including the LX, EX, Touring, EX-L and Elite. Let's breakdown some of the interior features below.

The cabin of the 2020 Honda Odyssey offers plenty of legroom even for the tallest of individuals. This minivan can seat up to eight people. This particular cabin has been designed for comfort and versatility. 
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Conventional Oil vs. Synthetic Oil: Which Option Should You Choose?

Is it time to schedule your oil change? Nowadays, vehicles are manufactured in a way that the engine performance is greatly enhanced with synthetic oil, as opposed to conventional oil. Which one is best for your vehicle?

Conventional Oil Benefits
 
  • Less friction of internal engine parts
  • Lubrication of crucial internal engine parts
  • Improves the longevity of an engine
  • Enhances fuel economy
Synthetic Oil Benefits
  • Reduces oxidation thermal breakdown
  • Provides greater resistance to engine sludge
  • Higher degree of oil viscosity
  • Less evaporation

 

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What is the Difference Between Full-Sized and Compact Spares?

Dealing with a flat shouldn't be a nightmare. Replacing the damaged tire with a spare often solves the immediate problem. Be sure to know the difference between a full-size spare and a temporary compact one. Significant differences exist between the two.

A full-size spare matches the size of the other tires. Essentially, the spare is not different from the four placed on the wheels. Drivers might not need to rush to replace the tire, but doing so usually makes sense. Driving on the space means no spare rests in the trunk.

 

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Signs Your Headlights Might Need Service

Car headlights enable you to see the road ahead of you in dark and difficult driving conditions like night driving or bad weather. It's important to keep your headlights in top shape so you can continue to clearly see the road. You can have the headlight bulbs replaced or repaired for optimal driving. If your headlights become yellow, foggy, or scratched, you may want to take your car in for service. Your technician can perform a comprehensive assessment on what needs to be done.

Changing the headlight bulb is straightforward. 

 
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Packing Up Your Tailgating Essentials This Football Season

Get ready to head to the game this fall and not only enjoy a football game, but you can enjoy the tailgating experience that happens beforehand as well! Some people actually prefer to hang out in the parking lot before and after a game. We here at Cawood Honda want to make sure that you're prepared for this event. Here are some of our tailgating essentials.

  • You need some comfy chairs to lounge in while you're eating and hanging out with friends. Make sure they can fold up nicely to save space in your vehicle.
  • One of the…
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Cyclists and Highway Safety

Our Cawood Honda is concerned by some recent highway safety statistics. The Governor's Highway Safety Association reported that cyclist death due to motor vehicle collisions rose more than 12 percent. There are a number of ways in which drivers help cyclists stay safe on the nation's roadways.

Drivers need to avoid exceeding the speed limit. Otherwise, in the event that a cyclist enters the path, drivers are not able to stop the vehicle in time. Stay alert for the possibility of hazards. When passing one or more cyclists, make sure there is three feet or more between the…
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