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Check Out Honda’s 2020 SUV Line-Up and Prepare to Be Amazed

Who doesn’t love options? 

If you’re in the market for a 2020 Honda SUV, you’re in luck because you’ve got a lot of options – and they’re all good.

Let’s explore the four choices your favorite brand has to offer for the latest model year.

CR-V and CR-V Hybrid

The CR-V has been the best-selling crossover for 22 years. 

That doesn’t mean there isn’t room for an exciting development.

The big news for the 2020 Honda CR-V is the addition of a hybrid option.

Here are some of the highlights of this new…

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Welcome the 2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid to the Family

Honda has an introduction to make. 

Meet the 2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid.

NEW is exciting, right?

Especially when it’s good for you AND the environment.

Let’s take a look at seven fast facts about Honda’s latest up-and-comer.

1. A new hybrid drivetrain

The drivetrain is similar to the one on the Honda Accord Hybrid, with a naturally-aspirated Atkinson-cycle 2.0 inline-four gas engine and two electric motors.

2. Fuel economy

Honda says you’ll see a 50% increase in EPA city fuel economy as compared to the non-hybrid version.

It’s estimated to come in around 44…

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Automated Driving Is Closer Than You Think Thanks to Honda

It’s not easy to hand over the reins when you’re driving.

Especially if you’re handing them over to your vehicle!

Honda has been on the cutting edge of technology for many years and some of the latest developments involve automated driving.

Here’s what you need to know about what the future holds for Honda vehicles.

Honda innovation 

Here’s some important data that you need to know about Honda’s eventual development of automated driving.

  • Honda has invested more than $1.1 billion into research and development operations in the United States, located in places like…

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Honda Leads the Way in Environmentally-Friendly Manufacturing


Honda is on a quest.

An ever-evolving crusade to make stellar vehicles with as little negative impact on the environment as possible.

This desire colors everything Honda does, from design through manufacturing.

Here’s how they’re doing it.

Going green

There are four main ways that Honda is taking a green path.

  • Product lifecycle. Honda engineers have their vehicle’s end of life and the impact it will have on the environment in mind during the design process.

  • CO2 emissions. Every step of the manufacturing process produces emissions, but Honda does all it can to reduce them as much…

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Honda Domination: Here’s Why Your Next Vehicle Should Be One


It’s all about that Honda.

Not only is the brand getting ready to celebrate its 40th year making products in America (in September), but there’s another reason to pop the cork on the champagne.

Actually, there are 6 reasons. has named 6 Honda vehicles to its 2019 Top Ten American-Made list.

Here’s what you need to know.

The line-up

Take a look at where your favorite Honda and Acura vehicles…

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Get to Know Serra: Meet Finance Manager Michael Detorakis


This month’s Serra employee spotlight is all about a special People Pleaser.

Michael Detorakis has been with Serra Honda for 15 years.

He enjoys meeting new customers and building relationships with them.

He’s also a world-traveler, having visited Greece, Mexico, and the Bahamas.

He was kind enough to answer some fun questions so you can get to know him better.

All About Michael

What’s your favorite local food joint?


Where can…

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How to Clean Your Car’s Entertainment System (Updated)


Editor’s note: This post was originally published on 9/22/16 and has been updated for accuracy and comprehension.

The entertainment system in your car is like the hub of your ride.

Sophisticated digital touchscreen displays are a coveted feature for many. It’s the place where you can control music, get directions or even make a call.

With so much activity taking place around this small feature, you need to take care of it properly. 

How to safely clean sensitive electronic components

Regularly cleaning the entertainment system will keep your drive connected.

Here’s what you need to…

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Get to Know Serra: Meet Honda Sales Associate Ralph Speck


It’s time to meet another of Serra’s outstanding People Pleasers.

Ralph Speck has been with Serra for 6 months, working at our Honda location.

He’s all about providing his customers a friendly and enjoyable experience.

Check out Ralph, in his own words:

It feels great knowing that our dealership sells quality products that customers can rely on. Some of my personal achievements include a First Aid certification and being DD certified to work with individuals with Developmental Disabilities. I take pride in helping others achieve their goals. When I have the time, I enjoy traveling, collecting/selling…

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How to Give Your Car’s Interior a Good Cleaning


Editor’s note: This post was originally published on 10/13/16 and has been updated for accuracy and comprehension.

Everybody likes the way a clean vehicle feels.

Even if you clean your car out regularly, removing garbage and personal items, the normal wear and tear from using your vehicle to get to work and cart kids around means it’s natural for the vehicle to get dirty.

It won’t take you long to give it a good tidying up, especially with these quick tips. You’ll have your car looking like new again in no time.


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Trouble Parking? Here’s How to Do It Right (Updated)


Editor’s note: This post was originally published on 9/12/16 and has been updated for accuracy and comprehension.

Unless you’re a new driver, it can be embarrassing to admit that you aren’t a pro at parking.

Perhaps you avoid parallel parking with all you’ve got.

Maybe you tell friends you like to park far away from the mall or restaurant so your vehicle doesn’t get damaged. But it’s really because you’re afraid to park in front of your colleagues.

It’s time to put your fears and failures behind you and get…

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