Honda Insight is “Engineering Marvel”

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When you think hybrid vehicle, do you think top speed of 112 mph? What about 0-60 mph in 10.6 seconds? Thanks to the Honda Insight, you can. Generally, we don’t come across too many articles about the less publicized Honda Insight, Honda’s pioneering hybrid vehicle. So we were really impressed by this one that stated […]

Honda Accord Hybrid Will Get 49 MPG, Beat Toyota Camry Hybrid

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Honda will debut the 2014 Honda Accord Hybrid this fall and it will get 49 miles per gallon beating out the Toyota Camry Hyrbid, which reportedly gets 43 mpg. The 2014 Honda Accord Hybrid will be available on dealership lots in October, including Apple Valley Honda, Northwest Honda, and Sims Honda! According to this article, […]

Honda Recalling 18,000 Acuras, Hondas in United States

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Honda is voluntarily recalling 18,000 Acura RSX compact cars from 2006 and Honda S2000 cars from the 2006 and 2007 model years due to possible issue with the brakes. According to this article, “Honda says some power brake booster parts weren’t made to specifications. That could cause a decrease in braking power over time and […]

Skagit River Bridge Collapse Close to Home for Honda Dealerships

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Here at Sims Honda dealership in Burlington, we got an up close and personal look at the Skagit River bridge collapse that took down both directions of I-5 just south Sims Honda in Burlington. The sound of the failing metal of the bridge could be heard by many in the area working late that Thursday […]

Honda CR-Z is “Fun, Affordable”

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The New York Daily News wrote this glowing review of the of the 2013 Honda CR-Z. Starting at less than $20,000, the Hybrid CR-Z is the most affordable hybrid on the market. It is also the most fun to drive. “With 2013’s CR-Z, Honda has decided to loosen up and make what is arguably the  […]

“Honda LaneWatch is Awesome”

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We LOVED this article that simultaneously mocks our reliance and desire for technology while praising the “awesome” Honda LaneWatch technology available on all trims of the 2013 Honda Accord. According to the writer of this article, what technology don’t we need? Twitter available on our refrigerators as offered by Samsung (“I just got ice. #cold […]

2013 Honda Civic is Safest Small Car on the Road

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The 2013 Honda Civic the only compact car to receive the top safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. According to this article, “The 2013 Civic Sedan recently received the top 5-Star Overall Vehicle Score in the NHTSA’s New Car Assessment Program (NCAP), and the highest possible […]

Honda Voluntarily Recalls 46,000 Honda Fit Cars

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On April 26 Honda issued a recall for Honda Fit vehicles from the 2012 and 2013 model years, affecting about 46,000 units in Canada and the United States. According to the AP, “The concerned vehicles may be equipped with a faulty electronic stability control system (ESC) which may be faulty and will result in excessive […]

Honda Sales Rise in March

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The all-new 2013 Honda Accord to Honda’s sales to new heights in March, with the Accord’s 36.4% boost over last year! On the whole, Honda’s sales rose 7.1%. “It’s amazing the difference in sales from a year or year-and-a-half ago,” said Keith Hofkamp, general manager of Sims Honda in Burlington. “Honda was struggling after the earthquake […]

Rear Visibility Cameras Can Save Young Lives

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This touching article about a mom who accidentally ran over her young son as she backed out of her driveway illustrates exactly how rear visibility cameras, or backup cameras, could help save lives of many children around the country. It is a sad story that has been repeated more than 1,000 times from 1990 to 2010. Oftentimes, […]