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What to Do When Your Honda Engine Light Is On

 

It happens to all of us. You are driving alone on your way home to Cicero when a flash on your dash catches your attention and upticks your adrenaline: the Honda engine light has turned on. If you're like many non-mechanically inclined Honda owners, this light can send you into a bit of panic wondering what could be wrong and worrying about how much you will have to spend on your next mechanic bill.

While we certainly understand the anxiousness, we're here to help you better understand the Honda engine light and know that it rarely is a…

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How to Winterize Your Honda Vehicle

 

Some parts of the country have already experience the first snowfall of the season, which means it is time to start taking steps to winterize your Honda. Preparing your vehicle for harsh weather conditions can help your Honda perform better and last longer while also making sure that you are prepared to handle any emergency that might arise. Taking a few simple precautions and stocking your vehicle with supplies can help you survive the winter months unscathed.

Here are some simple steps to help winterize your Honda:

1) Inspect wiper blades and wiper fluid levels

The last thing you want…

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Things to Know About the Honda Sensing Safety Suite

 

Safety is one of the top priorities of Honda, and for good reason. A vehicle can be stylish, comfortable, and exciting to drive, but if it lacks the appropriate safety measures, no family would want to risk their lives in it. Honda is dedicated to ensuring each vehicle that rolls out onto its dealerships is packed with the latest in safety tech and design. The development of the Honda Sensing Safety Suite is an excellent example of Honda's dedication to providing the best in safety and security.

If you haven't heard about the Honda Sensing Safety Suite, you…

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Honda Vehicles: 4 Things to Know About Fuel Efficiency

 

While there are many different features drivers look for in vehicles, fuel efficiency is one feature almost every driver is interested in. If you’re looking for a fuel-efficient vehicle, here are three things to know about fuel efficiency and Honda vehicles.

Check Out Honda Vehicles

First, be sure to visit a Honda dealership and see the fuel-efficient Honda vehicles that are available the next time you need a new sedan, crossover or SUV. Honda has a history of pursuing fuel efficiency; it was the first automaker to offer a hybrid, and the company continues to offer an array of…

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2018 Honda Ridgeline: 4 Exciting Features

 

The 2018 Honda Ridgeline is an exciting beast of a vehicle that perfectly meshes comfort with practicality. This pickup truck looks and works great both on rural dirt roads and the bustling suburban streets of Cicero and Oak Park. The Ridgeline boasts a cabin flush with comfy materials and a body that delivers refined road manners. The following is a look at just a few of the most exciting features available in a 2018 Honda Ridgeline near Oak Park:

4 Exciting Features of the 2018 Honda Ridgeline

  1. A smooth engine that packs a punch
    The Honda Ridgeline comes in six…
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The 2017 Honda Pilot: Specs and Features

 

Thanks to a superb combination of power and room, the 2017 Honda Pilot has caught the attention of many drivers. It’s also been noticed by professional critics and reviewers, with Kelley Blue Book naming the Pilot the “Best Buy of the Year” among mid sized crossovers and SUVs. Here’s a look at some of the specs and features that have made so many enamored with the 2017 Honda Pilot.

A Stat-Sheet Full of Power

On paper, the 2017 Honda Pilot’s i-VTEC V6 with direct injection puts out an impressive list of stats. It manages to achieve:

  • 280…
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2018 Honda Accord: Turbo Charged Engine Options

 

The Honda Accord has received a complete redesign for 2018, and the all-new Accord has a plethora of features and enhancements. A panoramic windshield, noise-insulating materials, extra trunk space and 2 more inches of rear-seat legroom are just some of the improvements Honda made. Of all the improvements, though, the Accord’s turbocharged engines are most impressive. Here’s a look at the turbocharged engine options the 2018 Honda Accord offers.

Turbocharged Power Comes Standard

The 2018 Honda Accord comes standard with a 1.5-liter turbocharged four-cylinder that proves good things can come in small packages. This little powerhouse puts…

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Leasing a New Honda Vehicle: 6 Benefits

 

Many Chicago drivers have heard talk of leases before, but here at McGrath City Honda, we've met many people who don't know all the details and, more importantly, the benefits of leasing a Honda. For example, many drivers who lease will spend less on taxes and enjoy the flexibility of easily switching over to a new lease when they are finished with their current lease. The following short guide is a more in-depth look at this and the many other advantages of leasing a Honda so that you can be more informed and make the best decision for…

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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 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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