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Capability Features of the Honda Passport

Honda added an all-new midsize SUV to its vehicle lineup in 2019. The Passport combines comfort in the cabin with plenty of power under the hood.

The Passport's V6 engine commands 280 horsepower and 262 pound-feet of torque, resulting in a towing capacity of anywhere from 3,500 to 5,000 pounds, depending on trim level and tow package. Using an intelligent traction system, the Passport can allocate calculated amounts of traction to individual wheels it deems need it most. This will significantly help to improve driving conditions on slippery highways or off the beaten track. 

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Safer Motoring with 2020 Honda Accord Technology

The 2020 Honda Accord has is a popular mid-size sedan. One of the key reasons why the 2020 Honda Accord continues to be a desirable model is because of its tech features, including those that enhance safety.

The 2020 Honda Accord technology features include Adaptive Cruise Control, a system that assists in maintaining a safe distance between the 2020 Honda Accord and a vehicle ahead when operating cruise control. Another tech feature is the Collision Mitigation Braking System. This feature automatically engages braking when a collision appears inevitable. 
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2020 Honda Odyssey: Iconic Minivan Adopts New Technology

The 2020 Honda Odyssey minivan preserves its rich heritage and adopts new technologies for families in Colma. When clients stop at Honda of Serramonte for a test drive, they'll see the LX, Touring and other latest models.

Integrated into a trapezoidal frame, the 2020 Honda Odyssey's infotainment system includes a high-resolution monitor that's optimized for wide-angle viewing by the driver and adjacent passenger. Several hard keys and knobs also provide extra convenience for managing the basic settings of the multimedia system. 
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Refinancing vs. Trading in Your Vehicle

Have your finances changed after purchasing a car? You could reduce your loan through refinancing, or you could also reduce your monthly payments by trading in your car. Keeping up with car payments can be difficult, but rather than doing a voluntary repossession, you can trade in your car and purchase a less expensive vehicle. You’ll need to calculate the value of the vehicle before you decide to trade in or refinance.

So how do you determine the value? When you trade in your vehicle, you’ll probably have some equity.  

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Taming Your Teen's First Wheels

If you thought it was hard to cope with your teen having their driver's license, wait until they have their own car. Seriously, though, your teen's first car is an important purchase as you want a safe, reliable vehicle that will help them get where they need to go for many years to come. At Honda of Serramonte, we offer these tips to consider as you get ready to make that big purchase.

First, consider bigger and heavier vehicles. While they may use more fuel, they are proven to be safer in accidents.  

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Which Type of Car Seat Is Right for a Toddler?

If you have a toddler, you may be wondering which type of car seat to choose. If your child has outgrown an infant-only seat, it is time to think about a larger car seat. A convertible seat, or all-in-one, can grow with your baby.

Children under one-year-old always need to be in a seat designed for an infant and that is rear-facing. If your child has outgrown their current seat and their head is reaching the top of the seat back, then it is time for a larger seat. It is always best to keep the car seat rear-facing for…

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Share the Road With Bicyclists

We publish our blog to add value to your driving experience. Our team values the idea of sharing the road with bicyclists. Here are some related tips to assist you.

Cars do not own the road. You must leave space for cyclists. Remember that your car is much heavier than their bike, and their life is in your hands. Importantly, cyclists are entitled to a full regular lane if a bike lane is not present. Only pass them when you can move into another lane without impeding other motorists. 

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An Overview of Android Auto

With over 500 car models supporting it and more adding it to their repertoire every day, it won't be long before most car makes support Android Auto. This popular technology system allows drivers to get greater utility from their vehicles, offering entertainment, hands-free calling and emailing, GPS maps and other useful apps.

Sync your smartphone with the vehicle's device and the personalized apps from your phone will display on the vehicle's screen, allowing you to select your favorite playlist or phone contacts. Use your phone for GPS-powered mapping or access popular apps. 

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Protect Your Car from Getting Stolen

When you have a vehicle, one thing that you have to be aware of is the possibility of it being stolen. Therefore, there are a lot of things that you are going to need to do in order to protect your vehicle from theft. Fortunately, this can be easy to achieve.

One thing that you can do at night is protect your vehicle with light. Park your vehicle in a well-lit area with surveillance when possible. This can at least make it less likely for a thief to get away with your vehicle. Surveillance cameras could get a good look…

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Choosing the Right Car Seat

Now that we here at Honda of Serramonte have provided you with an exceptionally safe vehicle that you can rely on for you and your family, we want to help you pick out the safest car seat option available. Each of your children will need to use a car seat until they are about 12 years of age or over 60 pounds.

A newborn or infant will need an infant carrier seat from the time they are born until they are around 25 pounds. You will want to look at the weight specifics for the seat you are considering. The…

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