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What to Look For When Buying a Honda

The Ultimate Car-Buying Checklist

Car shopping can be stressful if you’re not sure where to start. Do you know what to look for when buying a Honda? What should you pay attention to during a Honda test drive? Luckily, you have the friendly team at South Honda available to help you through the process. Our expert sales and finance professionals are eager to showcase our inventory and our new vehicle specials that help you save more when buying or leasing.

If you’re not sure what to look for when buying a Honda, we invite you to schedule a Honda test drive and meet with our team to learn more about our car-buying checklist.

Making a List and Checking it Twice

Even before you meet with the sales professionals at South Honda, it’s crucial to think about what you want in your next vehicle. How much space do you need? If you’re looking for seating for five, a spacious SUV, such as the Honda CR-V, HR-V or Passport might be a great option. If you want powerful engine options, consider the Honda Ridgeline. The Honda Odyssey is also a great option for large families needing more passenger and cargo space.

Think, too, about your preferences for power, technology and safety. Most new Honda models are equipped with the Honda Sensing™ safety suite of driver assistance technologies, but if you want more features, consider premium trims of our SUVs, pickup trucks and sedans.

Your preference checklist should also detail the type of cabin technology you prefer. Do you want smartphone syncing, navigation, traffic information or a premium sound system? If so, South Honda has plenty of Honda models with the latest technology.

Lastly, consider style. What type of exterior look do you prefer? The Honda Accord offers a muscular stance while the Civic has more of a sleek profile. South Honda also stocks SUVs, pickup trucks, minivans and sedans with standard LED lighting and modern upgrades to the interior such as leather upholstery and heated and ventilated seats.

Tips for Buying a New Honda

When scheduling a Honda test drive, our team will help you inspect the exterior and interior of the vehicle while also providing you with a vehicle history report for all used and certified pre-owned vehicles. If you’re not sure what to look for when buying a Honda, we can also point out key features during your Honda test drive.

While driving one of our new Honda models from South Honda, we recommend that you first consider your comfort level when sitting behind the wheel. Do you like the seating options? Does the dash and infotainment system offer you the connectivity you crave? During your Honda test drive, it’s also important to pay close attention to how the vehicle handles. Take a few turns and drive on both side roads and highways to get a feel for how the vehicle accelerates.

Schedule a Honda Test Drive Today

The best way to know what to look for when buying a Honda is to stop in at South Honda to test drive one or more of the vehicles in our new Honda lineup. Our team will be with you every step of the way. From the sales floor to your Honda test drive to a meeting with the finance team to determine ways to save more when buying or leasing, you can count on South Honda to ease the process.

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