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TEN THINGS TO PAY ATTENTION TO DURING A TEST DRIVE

TEN THINGS TO PAY ATTENTION TO DURING A TEST DRIVE
When purchasing a new or used car, or leasing a new car, it's important to know what to look for to make sure you'll be happy once you get the car home.  Here are a few tips from Rensselaer Honda.

1. How does it feel?
Do you have enough leg and head room?  Are there unacceptable blind spots in the vehicle?  Does the seat feel comfortable and still have life left in it?  When purchasing any vehicle you should feel comfortable in it.  You will want to sit…

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Explore the Pricing Options of the 2014 Honda Accord Hybrid

The Honda Accord Hybrid has had drivers and dealers alike quite excited since it was announced. After all, what better way to make this stylish and popular sedan better than a fuel-efficient powertrain? In this post, we'll cover a few details about the upcoming gas-electric auto, including production stats and pricing.

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New Car vs. Old Car

 New Car vs. Old Car

So which is a better financial move, an older, paid-for car that requires more maintenance, or a more dependable new and financed model?



Not only are there explicit financial considerations, such as monthly payments, maintenance, and gas mileage, but there are also intangibles to consider, such as safety features and professional demands. Underestimating even one of these factors could lead you to making the wrong decision, and ultimately end up costing a bundle.



Repair Costs vs. Monthly Payments



Whenever monthly used car maintenance expenses exceed an estimated monthly auto payment, it could be time to…

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Honda Developing Two Innovative New Safety Technologies

As we told you recently on our blog, the 2014 Honda Odyssey has garnered the IIHS Top Safety Pick + designation, underscoring the Japanese automaker's commitment to top of the line safety. But that's not all that Honda is doing to make sure its drivers stay safe behind the wheel. They're currently developing two new technologies to not just keep you safe, but pedestrians and motorcyclists as well.

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IIHS Awards 2014 Honda Odyssey with Highest Safety Designation

Although the exterior updates that went into the 2014 Honda Odyssey minivan were minimal, it's still a pretty impressive car. We're not just talking about the new on-board vacuum (the first of its kind) either. See, the real meat and potatoes of the new Odyssey isn't in its looks, but its structure, and it's because of these that the minivan has earned the Top Safety Pick + designation from the IIHS.

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2014 Honda Fit Hybrid to be Released Overseas Only, Technology Coming to U.S. Soon

The eco-friendly Honda arsenal is a pretty impressive one to behold. With on-sale hybrid models such as the Civic Hybrid, Accord Plug-In Hybrid, and the Fit EV, and the limited release H2 auto, the FCX Clarity, it's clear this is an automaker that is committed to green initiatives. Now, the Japanese automaker is furthering that obligation by adding another hybrid model to its artillery: the Fit Hybrid.

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