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Honda Once Again Named America’s “Best SUV Brand” by U.S. News & World Report

 


Good news for Honda SUV lovers! Honda continues its winning streak. U.S. News & World Report has named Honda as America's Best SUV Brand once again. This is the fourth consecutive year that this honor has been bestowed upon Honda. Based on the strength of Honda's SUV lineup, the award recognizes both the newly updated 2019 HR-V as well as the 2019 Pilot, along with the popular CR-V, which has been America's top retail selling SUV over the past 21 years.

In addition to each individual model's strengths, the entire Honda SUV lineup was credited for…

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Fall Vehicle Maintenance Tips

 


It’s fall, which means it’s time to take care of your vehicle. Now, while here in the south, we don’t have to worry as much, since it’s still hot as all get out, for much of the season, there are still a few things you should be doing to make sure your vehicle is running in optimal shape. Here are our top 5 tips:

Check your Wiper Blades: We ignore them too often, but you don’t want to get to the point where they are streaking, or worse, falling apart! Cracked and worn blade aren…

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The 2019 Honda Insight Received Highest Overall Safety Rating from IIHS

 


The 2019 Honda Insight has received a 5-Star Overall Vehicle Score, the top available safety rating in the U.S. government's New Car Assessment Program. The Insight received top ratings in all evaluated categories, therefore, establishing its leadership in third party safety ratings. But these are the only accolades for the Insight, as it was also recently awarded an Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) TOP SAFETY PICK+ rating.

The 2019 Honda Insight offers class-leading power, as well as good passenger space, a universally appealing styling, and an EPA fuel economy rating of 55 mpg (for the LX/EX…

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Differences Between Synthetic, Full, and Conventional Oil Changes

  

It’s a question that’s asked often here. Just what is the difference between Conventional and Full oil and really just what is semi-synthetic oil and is it really necessary for your oil change? Which type of oil change do I actually need to get for my car for it to actually run? And cost wise, which one is worth it? So, you might not know the difference between synthetic blend oils and full synthetic oil and if you don’t, then it’s time to pull up a chair.

First things first, motor oils aren’t created equal…

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Complimentary Initial Vehicle Diagnosis Now Free of Charge at Courtesy Palm Harbor Honda

 

Did that pesky “Check Engine” light come on in your vehicle? Great….you think. Now I have to pay for diagnostics just to figure out what the problem is! Well at Courtesy Palm Harbor Honda, that’s no longer the case! That’s right! We invite you to come in and get a diagnostic on your vehicle, and you pay nothing for the diagnostic! It’s on us! (Initial/preliminary diagnosis such as fault code read is complimentary. Additional charges may apply for further diagnostic work.)

Knowing what’s wrong with your vehicle is everything, right? It takes away that…

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August is National Brake Safety Awareness Month

 


Courtesy Palm Harbor Honda is here to remind you that August is National Brake Safety Month! We would like to remind you that brake inspection is often an overlooked task. We all often focus on having our tires rotated and our oil changed, but often ignore our brakes.  It is incredibly important to make sure you have your brakes inspected on a regular basis.

Since we use our brakes constantly it’s normal for them to wear and eventually need to be replaced. There are several factors that affect the way your brakes wear, including your driving habits, vehicle type…

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2019 Honda HR-V Gets New Look

 


For 2019, the Honda HR-V gets a brand new look! The HR-V expands its appeal with the addition of new Sport and Touring trims, refreshed styling, new technology, and a more refined driving experience. This adds to an already established reputation as a sporty and versatile 5-door subcompact SUV.

But there are some other new aspects for this vehicle as well! For the first time, the HR-V features the Honda Sensing® suite of advanced safety and driver-assistive technologies. This includes, but is not limited to Collision Mitigation Braking System™ (CMBS™), Road Departure Mitigation (RDM) Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) and Lane…

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The All New 2019 Honda Insight

 


The 2019 Honda Insight will not only offer class-leading power and passenger space, but it also will have universally appealing styling,  while also bringing a brand new level of driving sophistication and style to the compact hybrid market.

The Insight's body, chassis and powertrain combination provide a surprisingly satisfying driving experience. Total system output of 151-horsepower provides brisk acceleration compared to other hybrids, putting it among the best hybrids on the market. Furthermore, with…

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Memorial Day Weekend Safety Tips

 

Memorial Day is almost here! The pool is ready to be used, the grill is ready for delicious food, and millions will be hitting the roads to get to their holiday festivities.

Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of summer, and Americans will kick off the season this year by traveling in near-record numbers. According to AAA, more than 41.5 million Americans will travel this Memorial Day weekend. That’s a nearly 5% jump from last year and it will be the most in people traveling than it has been in more than a dozen years.

And even though…

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Take A Look at the Family-Friendly 2019 Honda Odyssey

 


The 2019 Honda Odyssey is now available! The Honda Odyssey continues to be the most popular minivan in America, a title that it has held in each of the past eight years. The Honda Odyssey delivers the ultimate family-friendly vehicle in the ways of performance, comfort and connectivity; offering unique family focused features.

The 2019 Odyssey offers the Honda Sensing® suite of advanced safety, as well as driver-assistive technologies standard on the EX and above…

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