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What's New with Honda in 2020?

It goes without saying that the year 2020 is a big deal, not just for the automotive industry, but for everything. A new decade tends to signal the start of something new, and with Honda, that is most definitely the case. With an already-stellar lineup of vehicles from top to bottom, reinventing the wheel was hardly a necessity. Hence, buyers and lessees of the 2020 Honda lineup will find a lot that is familiar with several welcome tweaks, making this year's lineup the most comprehensive it has ever been.

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Understanding Different Types of Winter Tires

When driving in inclement weather in wintertime, you are best served having appropriate winter tires on your vehicle. The team at our dealership is committed to your safe motoring and stand ready to assist you with your wintertime tire placement needs.

There are different types of winter tires available to you today. These include performance tires, which are suitable for colder conditions with less snow. You can also select studless ice and snow tires that provide solid traction in adverse wintertime conditions. Finally, there are studded snow tires. 

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Tips for Winter Driving

Friendly Honda wants to make sure that you are prepared in case you have to drive in wintry weather, so today we are going to go over some tips for traveling safely in snowy and slick driving conditions.
  • Before you head out on a wintry journey, make sure that your vehicle gets serviced or has recently been serviced to ensure optimal driving and handling
  • Make sure there are no recalls
  • Know how your vehicle handles and how its features work
  • If you have an electric vehicle, plug it in when not in use
  • Keep an emergency kit and resources you…
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Get Your Money's Worth With The Honda Insight

If you're seeking a car that possesses a wide range of qualities, then the new Honda Insight is a great choice. This popular sedan comes equipped with a hybrid powertrain, leather-trimmed seats and seating for five individuals.

The new Honda Insight has a modern exterior that's very eye catching from any angle of view. This hybrid vehicle appears to be chiseled in all of the right places. Consumers will love the car's aerodynamics, LED lighting and low profile. For the interior, you and your passengers will get a stunning view thanks to the available moonroof. 

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Magic or Science? The Technology of the Honda HR-V

If you're looking for a car with a lot of technological impact, consider the Honda HR-V. It's filled with functions and features that will give you a safe, comfortable drive through the streets of Poughkeepsie. It's also quite affordable!

So what kind of technical magic can you expect from the Honda HR-V? For starters, it offers Apple CarPlay so that you'll never be disconnected from calls, texts, directions, playlists and other convenience features. It also boasts a special system called Honda Sensing that's designed to keep you awake and alert while you're on the…

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The Honda Civic Boasts a Lot of Tech Features

When you're shopping for a popular compact sedan in Poughkeepsie that's loaded with technology, the Honda Civic should be at the top of your list. At Friendly Honda, we'll show you some of the impressive technology that's waiting for you in this sporty sedan.

Much of the new technology lends to a safer driving experience on the roads. The Honda Sensing Standard includes everything from a road departure mitigation system to a collision braking system. Sensors are in place to help you avoid 

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An Inside Look At The Honda Ridgeline's Exterior Highlights

When it comes to pick-up trucks, the Honda Ridgeline is one of the most popular choices across the country. That could be due to the number of exterior features available on Honda's truck. Here are two exterior highlights of this year's Honda Ridgeline.

Keeping your gear safe is important. To secure your important gear, the Honda Ridgeline offers a class-exclusive in-bed lockable trunk. This trunk is also drainable to allow you to secure wet gear. One of the biggest challenges is finding a truck that can carry large items. 

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Bracing for Winter: How to Make a Winter Survival Kit for Your Car

Traveling in winter an be particularly hazardous. The friendly team at Friendly Honda is always happy to visit with people about car winterization and making a survival kit. There are a variety of items that need to be included in a comprehensive car winter survival kit.

Included on the list of items for your winter survival kit is a powerful flash light with extra batteries, an extra mobile charger, fresh bottled water, and nonperishable snacks. The kit should also include a snow shovel together with cat litter. These items are needed if you become stuck on snow or ice.

 

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Features For Getting Your Dogs In And Out Of Your Vehicle

When you're shopping for cars at Friendly Honda, consider the features that they have that would make having your dog with you a bit more comfortable. If you plan to travel with crates in your car, then you want to make sure there are tie-downs to keep them secure.

Look at the floors in the vehicle you plan to purchase. Flat floors are often the best option for sliding crates in and out of the vehicle. Consider a vehicle that has seats that easily fold as well. If you have larger dogs, then this feature will give them more…

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Comfort and a View With the 2020 Honda Odyssey

There is nothing wrong with choosing a vehicle for the welcoming features that it comes with. The 2020 Honda Odyssey is very luxurious in the features that are put into the vehicle. This will not only make the driver have an enjoyable experience but will also give the passengers a very serene feeling.

The overall interior of the 2020 Honda Odyssey is the type of interior that will make everyone feel at home whether they are the driver or one of the passengers on the road. The materials selected such as the leather-trim as well as soft materials will relax…

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