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Good News: Improvements to Car Seat Installation

Car seats aren't one size fits all. Neither are LATCH systems, the tethers and anchors that help you install and ground your car seat safely. They should be. At least that's what the IIHS thinks, and we here at Friendly Honda agree. Here's why.

Why LATCH Systems Should Be Fairly Standard

Using a LATCH system means you're much more likely to install your car seats correctly, according to IIHS research. Correctly installed car seats greatly increase your vehicle's crashworthiness and overall safety when driving on Poughkeepsie roads and highways.

Here's the problem: not all…
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Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirrors & How They Work

Driving at night can often pose problems when you have cars traveling behind you, but auto-dimming rearview mirrors can remove a lot of the issues brought about from headlights blinding you every time you look in the rearview mirror. At Friendly Honda, we can help you understand how auto-dimming rearview mirrors work and why they’re important.

Auto-dimming rearview mirrors, also called electrochromic mirrors, darken the mirror to help drivers reduce the amount of glare reflecting from the mirror. 
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Review: 2019 Honda CR-V

Review: 2019 Honda CR-V

Are you shopping for a new car in the Poughkeepsie area? The five-seater compact crossover 2019 Honda CR-V delivers impressive fuel economy, a comfortable, high-tech interior with contemporary styling. Visit Friendly Honda in upstate NY today for a test drive.

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The 2019 Honda CR-V is available in four different trims; LX, EX, EX-L, and Touring. The base trim utilizes a 2.4-liter DOHC i-VTEC® 4-cylinder direct-injection engine mated to a continuously variable transmission that…

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Vehicle Theft Prevention

The National Highway Safety Traffic Administration reports that approximately a quarter of a million people each year become victims of vehicle theft. Would be thieves tend to target vehicles that they can access, start and drive away within a matter of minutes. But, there are a number of precautions that owners should adopt to ensure the safety of their vehicle.

Always make sure to lock the vehicle doors and close the windows before walking away from the vehicle. Whether at home or in public, park in lighted areas, which dissuade thieves who do not want to draw attraction to themselves…
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Comparison: 2019 Honda Pilot vs 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Comparison: 2019 Honda Pilot vs 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Drivers in the market for a top-of-the-line SUV will want to read the below comparison of the 2019 Honda Pilot and 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee. Both vehicles are versatile and have similar starting prices, but you will discover that the Honda Pilot offers drivers much more value. Visit Friendly Honda in Poughkeepsie, NY and get behind the wheel of the new 2019 Honda Pilot.

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2019 Honda Pilot

The 2019 Honda Pilot redefines the modern…

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Comparison: 2019 Honda Odyssey vs 2019 Toyota Sienna

Comparison: 2019 Honda Odyssey vs 2019 Toyota Sienna

The Honda Odyssey and Toyota Sienna are two of the most popular minivans on the market today. However, after reading the below comparison, you will see why Honda Odyssey is the stronger choice with a more modern interior and exterior, impressive features and a competitive price. Families living in the beautiful Poughkeepsie area will want to visit Friendly Honda to test drive the new 2019 Honda Odyssey today.

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2019 Honda Odyssey

The 2019 Honda…

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Benefits of Buying a Truck

Have you been contemplating purchasing a truck but not sure if you’re ready for a switch from a car to a truck? Stop at Friendly Honda and check out what the new trucks look like and allow us to provide you with answers to any questions you may have. We want you to be well-informed before you make your final decision. As great as cars may be, there are many benefits to buying and owning a truck.
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• Trucks have more power than cars.
• Trucks can handle winter and rough road conditions better than cars.
• Trucks can drive on more…
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Utility and Cargo Space Define the Hatchback

The class of vehicles that are widely known by the generic name of hatchback offer drivers and passengers alike great utility. Here at Friendly Honda, we consider it our duty to help our customers make better and more informed hatchback vehicle purchasing choices.

In terms of utility, hatchback vehicles tend to be very versatile. Many hatchback styles can handle various configurations of passengers and cargo. This makes it easy for hatchback owners to tailor their vehicles to their specific needs.
 

 

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Sneak Peek: 2019 Honda Passport

Sneak Peek: 2019 Honda Passport

The all-new 2019 Honda Passport is getting ready to take you on a journey! This two-row mid-size crossover SUV was designed to help you explore the outdoors, either near Poughkeepsie or somewhere out in the wilderness. Keep an eye out for more details early next year so you can visit us at Friendly Honda and create your very own adventure...

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Review: 2019 Honda Civic Si

Review: 2019 Honda Civic Si

Are you looking for a sport compact car with a low and sleek design that adds a little attitude while you are driving around Poughkeepsie, NY? Friendly Honda has just what you are looking for, so visit us and put yourself behind the wheel of the new Honda Civic Si...

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