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Take Time to Assemble Your Winter Emergency Kit

There isn’t anything worse than being stranded on the road, especially if you’re traveling on an extended trip. However, breakdowns occur more often closer to home. Staying prepared with a winter emergency kit is a good proactive measure as you drive around Ames.

A winter emergency kit should include the following essential items:

  • Jumper Cables
  • Water
  • Antifreeze
  • First Aid Kit
  • Flashlight
  • Extra Batteries
  • Additional Phone Charger
Get creative and add other items to your winter emergency kit as you determine they're useful. Additionally, include a kit for each vehicle that you own...
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Keeping your Vehicle Safe from Salt

We here at Honda of Ames feel that it is important to keep drivers well informed when it comes to the maintenance and care of their vehicle. This is especially true in the winter to keep both you and your vehicle safe on the road. One of the biggest concerns when it comes to winter driving is the corrosion caused by the salt on the roads.

Protecting your vehicle from corrosion and damage from salt is extremely important to the longevity of your vehicle but luckily is an easy task to accomplish. The biggest combatant to removing salt from your…

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Experience the Luxury of the Honda Insight Hybrid

We at Honda of Ames understand the constantly changing price of gas can make budgeting a difficult thing to do. The Honda Insight luxury sedan can help lower gas bills with hybrid technology helping to lower costs and help the environment as we move forward through life.

The leather-trimmed interior makes this one of the most opulent cars on the market with a range of aesthetically-pleasing design choices from the seating to the available options for the dashboard that includes perforated leather materials that add that sense of luxury to this hybrid vehicle.

 

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Top Technology Features for the Honda HR-V!

If you want a small vehicle with good technology features, then the Honda HR-V may be the right subcompact crossover for you! Not only does this popular vehicle have the ability to fit into the smallest parking spaces in Ames, this vehicle also has a good camera to assist you! There is also a great navigation system for getting to where you need to go safe and quick!

The multi-angle rearview camera in the Honda HR-V is a great camera to make sure you and others are safe when you put the vehicle into reverse. You can also make sure…

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What Are The Honda Ridgeline's Top Exterior Features?

When it comes to pick-up trucks, the Honda Ridgeline is one of the most popular choices available. This is due to the Honda Ridgeline's innovative features found on the truck's exterior design. Here are a couple of top exterior highlights from the current generation Honda Ridgeline.

When it comes to the truck bed, you want to get lots of use out of it. To protect the bed, the Honda Ridgeline features a layered bedliner designed to protect the area from scratches, scrapes and dents. To allow better access to the interior of the truck, the 

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Enjoy the Technological Amenities in the Honda Civic

The Honda Civic quickly became popular since the compact sedan's introduction. The vehicle is stylish, fun to drive and economically fuel-efficient. But, the latest models offer a number of technological features that make the Honda Civic that much more attractive. Stop by and see the newest models in our Honda of Ames inventory. Indulge in a road test.

Connect a smartphone with the infotainment system to make and take hands-free calls and text messages. The touchscreen enables front passengers to quickly tap and access icons in order to make or receive calls, listen to playlists or 

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Staying Warm While Waiting For Help On The Road

Incidents can occur at any time when you're driving in Ames. If they occur in the winter months, then the situation can turn severe as the temperature can drop in a short time. An emergency kit for your car can include items that you might need if you're stranded on the road.

Flashlights and flares can be used to signal to other drivers that you're on the side of the road. You can also use the flashlights to try to make repairs to your vehicle so that you can get back on the road. You can get…

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Winter vs. All-season Tires

Some vehicle owners prefer to change tire types when the weather changes. Others prefer using all-season tires regardless of the year. There are differences and benefits between the two. When needing tire repair or replacement, schedule a visit with one of our Honda of Ames garage technicians.

All-season tires are versatile and created to function in various conditions. They are acceptable on wet roads or mild winter conditions. However, the tires do not function optimally in the heat of summer or during extreme winter weather. During these times, the tires do not 

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The 2020 Honda Odyssey Is Family-Friendly

The 2020 Honda Odyssey is just right for families. It has unique features that are explicitly designed to make the trip more enjoyable for all family members. Honda of Ames has a selection of 2020 Honda Odyssey models that are ready for a family road trip.

The 2020 Honda Odyssey has a rear entertainment system with a 10.2-inch display. It allows programming for second and third-row passengers to make the trip a bit more fun. It is compatible with Blu-Ray, CD and DVD. It will also accept HDMI and USB input. CabinWatch allows you to enable a camera to…
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Connect Your Mobile Devices With the 2020 Honda Accord

Vehicles like the 2020 Honda Accord at Honda of Ames are designed to take care of all of your needs. Given that the world is connected to networks, you could benefit from being connected as well. Fortunately, the connectivity features of the 2020 Honda Accord make sure that you are able to get the information you need for you travels.

The 2020 Honda Accord offers you Apple CarPlay which enables you to access apps for navigation and entertainment. You are also able to get access to audible text messages so that you can avoid running into problems while you are…

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