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5 FAQs About Honda Oil Changes

 

Ah, the oil change. 

It's a right of passage for Honda owners; a moment in time that clearly conveys your commitment to keeping your vehicle running properly for another few thousand miles. 

The oil change is so important and can be so incredibly easy - but you have to commit to consistently bringing your Honda in for service. To help you understand the importance of the oil change, take a look at these five common questions and answers:

Q: Why are oil changes important? 

A: Simply put, oil changes are important because they maintain oil lubrication. Your Honda's engine…

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5 Reasons to Buy a Preowned Honda

 

Whether you are browsing through online inventories or visiting showrooms, the allure of a new car can be tempting. Some people simply can't get enough of that new car smell, but buying a new car isn't always the right financial decision. You may be able to get more value for your money if you purchase a preowned Honda that will allow you to enjoy a sleek, stylish and reliable vehicle while also saving money. If you aren't sure whether you should be shopping the Chicago area for a new or used Honda, here are 5 reasons to…

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5 Things to Know About Honda Brake Services

 

Regularly servicing your brakes will not only improve the safety and performance of your Honda vehicle; it will also significantly decrease the chance that you will need to invest in more significant repairs down the road. If you are guilty of ignoring your squeaky brakes, but are nervous about taking your car to a local repair shop, your best bet is to visit a Honda dealer in the Chicago area.Their technicians are highly trained and have extensive experience with Honda brakes. Before you take your car in, here are 5 things you need to know about Honda brake services…

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Honda Vehicles: Oil and Fluid Recommendations

 

Most Honda drivers realize how important it is to have their vehicle’s oil changed and other fluids checked regularly. Drivers aren’t, however, always familiar with Honda’s specific oil and fluid recommendations. Here’s how to properly care for your Honda vehicle’s oil and other fluids.

Have Your Honda’s Oil Changed at the Recommended Intervals

Your Honda vehicle's oil should, of course, be changed at the officially recommended intervals. You’ll find these intervals listed in the owner’s manual, where Honda includes both a “normal service” and a “severe service” maintenance schedule.

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How Much Can You Fit in the 2017 Honda CR-V?

 

There is no shortage of great things to say about the latest 2017 Honda CR-V that we have available in our new CR-V inventory right here at McGrath City Honda. This attractive compact crossover SUV offers both downtown Chicago and rural Illinois drivers just what they want in a versatile vehicle. The 2017 CR-V boasts enviable engine options with high fuel-efficiency, a suite of safety technology, and a comfortable interior that's sure to please.

And about that interior... one question we get a lot from vehicle buyers researching SUV options relates to the cargo space capabilities of the…

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Honda Oil Changes: Intervals and Indicators

 

Every thing (and even every person) needs a little bit of maintenance time and again to ensure moving parts are working, and stay working, well and far into the future. Your Honda vehicle is no different. It is important to understand your vehicle's dashboard indicators and follow recommended maintenance intervals to keep your vehicle running well and avoiding the ofttimes untimely, inconvenient, and expensive repairs that arise from neglect. 

Thankfully, doing this is easier than ever with Honda's Maintenance Minder system. This unique system is an algorithm-driven, on-board dashboard computer that keeps drivers alert on a vehicle's…

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5 FAQs About Honda Maintenance

 

Having a Honda serviced regularly by a qualified automotive technician is one of the best things you can do for the vehicle. In order to properly maintain any vehicle, however, you must first be familiar with the maintenance needs of the vehicle. To help Honda owners in Chicago better care for their Honda vehicles, the service technicians at McGrath City Honda have compiled answers to some of the most frequently asked questions they hear.

When Should Drivers Bring in Their Honda for Service?

There are four main times when a Honda vehicle should be brought to a service center for…

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Top Features of the 2017 Honda CR-V

 

The 2017 Honda CR-V is an incredible compact SUV that offers more features, better handling, and comfier cabin than ever before. This year's redesign is turning everyone's heads as it has roared to the top of a number of best of consumer lists, including the enviable Best Car for the Money award by U.S. News & World Report.

Interested to see for yourself what all the fuss is about? Here's a quick look at what's new in this year's redesign and some of the top features that make the 2017 Honda CR-V such a fantastic…

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Buy a New Honda: Qualifying for a Car Loan

 

If it is your first time buying a new car, or it has simply been a while since you went through the process of qualifying for a loan, McGrath City Honda can help you secure your car loan. Before you visit the dealer, you will want to take a few moments to get some paperwork and other important information in order. This will help speed up the loan approval process and make sure that you are able to buy a new Honda that same day. Here are the steps you need to take to qualify for an auto loan:

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Top Benefits of Honda Certified Used Cars

 

Purchasing a pre-owned vehicle is a great way to save money, but many buyers are scared that they might get stuck with a lemon and end up putting more money into repairing a used car than it would have cost to purchase a new vehicle. McGrath City Honda takes the worry and anxiety out of car buying with our Honda Certified Used Cars. If you need a new, reliable vehicle, then here are just a few of the top benefits to consider when shopping.

1) All Honda Certified Used Cars are thoroughly inspected

You can rest assured that any certified…

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