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Airbag Safety 101: Here’s What You Need to Know About a Simple Safety Feature


Chances are, you don’t think too much about airbags.

You assume they’re there, ready to do their duty if needed.

But having some information about these lifesavers can help you to be as safe as possible – because they can CAUSE injury, too.

Here are 3 facts about airbags you need to know.

1. Airbags are powerful

They deploy at a speed of 200 miles per hour – within milliseconds of an accident.

2. There are different types of airbags

Four kinds, actually.

  • Frontal collision airbags protect your and your passenger’s head and torso.

  • Frontal collision passenger side front…

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2019 Honda Insight: Third Time’s a Charm


This third-generation Honda hybrid offers impressive fuel economy in a sleek package.

The latest version of the Insight sits between the Civic and the Accord in Honda’s lineup.

Let’s take a look at the details that make this hybrid a stand-out.


You won’t notice a whole lot of pizzazz with this new model, though it’s a good-looking sedan that resembles a smaller version of the Accord.


The base model (LX) has cloth seats, heated mirrors, a push-button start, and a basic audio system.

Choosing to level up to the EX will get you an…

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Safety First: 5 Car Accessories That Keep You Safe


No matter what kind of vehicle you drive, the most important thing is that you and your precious cargo stay safe.

Whether your car is new or older, you can benefit from having these items on board.

Here’s what you may want to consider.

1.Reverse parking sensor

Many new cars come with a rear camera that has sensors installed.

But you’re not out of luck if your car isn’t new.

Reverse parking sensors can be purchased separately, and they’ll alert you when anything is too close to your rear bumper, including people, animals, or other…

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Honda Through the Years: A Timeline of Quality


Honda remains one of the most dependable brands in automotive history.

But where did it come from?

Here’s a look at a timeline of Honda history.


Honda was officially founded by Soichiro Honda and Takeo Fujisawa.

Their first originally-designed and engineered vehicle – the “Dream” D-Type motorcycle.


On June 11, Honda said hello to its first overseas subsidiary.

The American Honda Motor Company, Inc. was established in Los Angeles.


Having previously focused on motorcycles (the one-millionth was sold in the United States in 1968), the first car was sold in America.

It was the Honda N600.


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Get to Know Serra Auto Park: Meet Reputation Manager Lori Walter


We want the first faces you see when you enter any Akron-Canton Serra dealership to be friendly and welcoming.

We wouldn’t be who we are today without the VIP treatment that our customer service experts  like Serra Honda’s Lori Walter provide.

Lori is an Akron-Canton hometown girl. She’s from Mogadore and graduated from Mogadore High School and the University of Akron.

She’s sharing life with an amazing man named Steve and…

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Destination: Adventure! Cleveland’s Best One-Tank Getaways


There’s nothing more exciting than hitting the road for a one-tank-trip.

It’s just far enough that you feel like you’re getting away but close enough to be affordable.

Ohio offers a lot of fun, interesting, and beautiful drives that are only a tank away from the Cleveland area.

Take a look – you’ll have a hard time choosing where to go first.

Hocking Hills

There are caves to explore, trails to hike, fish to catch, and waterfalls to marvel at.

You can camp or rent one of the many lodgings available in the heart of the hills…

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Vehicle Maintenance Matters: All About Spark Plugs


Your vehicle is made up of a lot of moving parts.

That means there’s a lot to remember when it comes to maintenance.

Oil changes and windshield wiper fluid refills are easier to remember than parts like spark plugs.

Let’s take a closer look at what your vehicle’s spark plugs do and how to maintain them.

What your spark plugs do

There are several components to a spark plug.

They’re made…

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You May Change Your Mind About Car Inspections After You Read This


Having a car inspection may seem like a headache you don’t want to deal with.

But the truth is there are some good reasons that you shouldn’t be too hasty about poo-pooing it.

After all, a complete inspection will cover almost every element of a car’s well-being – inside and out.

What an inspection includes

Here’s a quick overview of what a vehicle inspection entails.

  • Engine

  • Transmission

  • Brakes

  • Fluid levels

  • Lights

  • Any abnormal sounds or smells

  • Seats

  • Carpet

  • Paint and finish

  • Rust damage

  • Dents

  • Tires

When you should have an inspection

There are two different kinds that…

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Can Your Car Pass the Fluid Test?

 Your body needs hydration in order to function.

If you don’t get enough fluids, you won’t be able to work at your highest capacity.

The same is true for the health of your vehicle.

It needs the right amount of fluids (and the right kinds) to work the way it’s supposed to.

Let’s take a look at which vehicle fluids you should be paying attention to.

Engine oil
Your car’s…
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And the Award Goes To...

And the Award Goes To...

To be recognized for outstanding achievement in your field is always a wonderful feeling.

This year, Serra Honda is a proud recipient of the Honda President’s Award program.

It’s something we’re proud of, because it recognizes what we do behind the scenes to give our customers the best possible experience when buying a car.

This acknowledgement is reserved for Honda dealerships that have displayed excellence in the…
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