What Is Hydroplaning and How Do I Avoid It?

June 15th, 2021 by

As a driver, knowing how to handle hydroplaning is essential to keeping you and your Honda safe on the road. Hydroplaning happens when your tires encounter more water or liquid than they can dispel. The water basically creates a barrier between your tires and the road causing you to lose control of the vehicle. The…

My Signal Lights are Blinking Faster, What Does This Mean?

June 12th, 2021 by

If your signal lights are blinking faster than usual, you could have a burnt out bulb. Since the bulb is burnt out, the total voltage load is lowered which allows the circuits to fire even easier. This is your car letting you know it’s time to change lightbulbs. – To make sure your lighting systems…

When Should You Check Your Tire Pressure?

June 11th, 2021 by

Did you know improperly inflated tires can make them wear faster as well as lower gas mileage and handling? Those are just a few reasons it’s important to keep your tire pressure in check. Here’s how to regulate your tire pressure to keep your Honda running smoothly: Locate the your vehicle’s tire pressure information, this…

Which is Best: FWD, RWD, or AWD?

June 8th, 2021 by

Your car’s wheel drive makes a difference. In this blog post, we’ll break down the pros and cons of driving with FWD, RWD and AWD according to Jalopnik. FWD (Front Wheel Drive) Pros: Efficient with cost, mass, space and fuel. Good traction. Improved safety. Cons: Tires wear faster. Below average handling. RWD (Rear Wheel Drive) Pros: Superior…

Do You Need the More Expensive Gas?

June 7th, 2021 by

Ever go to the gas station and wonder, “would my car run better if I chose the extra premium gas?” According to Jalopnik, there’s no need to buy the premium gas if your car only requires regular quality. Every car comes with a recommended octane rating for fuel which can usually be found in a user…

2021 Honda Civic Features

March 29th, 2021 by

Fierce personality and sleek design – that’s the 2021 Honda Civic. Here are some of the top features that make this sedan one of the most exciting and comfortable cars on the road: Attractive Features Honda Sensing Suite Collision Mitigation Braking System Road Departure Mitigation System 174 Horsepower 3 Angle Rear View Camera (normal, top…

How to Use Paddle Shifters

July 27th, 2020 by
2016 Honda Fit Paddle Shifter

You may have seen paddle shifters listed as standard or available features on new Honda models, but what do paddle shifters do? Find out what they do, and how to use paddle shifters with Middletown Honda’s sales team. Then reach out to us for help finding the right Honda model equipped with paddles shifters for your…

Trading in Your Car vs. Selling It Yourself

September 11th, 2018 by
2018 Honda HR-V interior and dashboard

Value Your Trade Contact Us When it comes to selling your vehicle, you have two options: trading in your car vs. selling it yourself. Both are viable options no matter your vehicle type or condition, and each one comes with its own set of pros and cons. If you’re looking to sell your vehicle, this…

What to Look For in a Self-Driving Car?

September 15th, 2017 by

View Inventory Middletown driers looking for a self-driving car will want to make sure it includes: Adequate work space for getting work done while commuting now that you don’t do the driving. Comfort – making sure your car gets you from point A to point B in style and comfort, especially since you don’t have…

What to Look for in a Great Winter Vehicle

October 29th, 2013 by

When it comes to winter driving there’s something to be said for skill, preparation, and luck. There’s also something to be said for driving the right vehicle! Here at Middletown Honda, your local Mechanicstown area Honda dealership, we thought we’d put together a few tips on what to look for in a winter ready vehicle:…

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