Get to Know the Redesigned Honda Accord

The Honda Accord has long been one of America's favorite sedans. Its known for its comfort and reliability. But the Honda Accord has a great-looking exterior, too. The Accord is available in seven sleek standard colors. All are either pearlized or metallic. The Accord is designed to be eye-catching, not matte and withdrawing! The body of the car has been redesigned. LED lights are smaller and brighter than the previous headlamps, which contributes to the sleek, upscale feel of the Accord.

There are also some fun optional extras for the Honda Accord. These include 19" alloy 

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Do You Need an Alignment?

Your vehicles alignment is probably not something that the average driver notices when it is tuned properly. However, when your vehicles alignment is off, that can mean that your steering is pulled to one side, the wheel vibrates when running, some tires may be worn unevenly, and your gas mileage is much lower.

The common causes of vehicle alignment problems include collisions, driving for long stretches on rough terrain, failing to have your tires rotated regularly and other suspension issues. 

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What Does Car Wax Do? Auto Maintenance Tips From Honda of Ames

Driving your vehicle around Ames will take its toll on your exterior coat, but waxing your vehicle on a regular basis can prevent dirt, air, water, and other debris from damaging your paint. Car wax comes from different sources, such as palm waxes, carnauba leaves, and silicone.

The main purpose of wax is to provide protection to the topcoat. When you wax your vehicle, you're placing a protective barrier between the clear coat and outside elements. Pollutants and other contaminants can transfer to the paint and diminish its shine.

 

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Safely Replace a Flat Tire with These Tips

Honda of Ames knows how important it is to be safe when replacing a flat tire. Drivers in Ames should consider the following tips when this common maintenance issue arises.

There is never a good time to have a flat tire, but there are especially bad times. A flat in heavy traffic means that you will need to try and get your vehicle off the roadway. You can drive at a very slow speed for a short distance if necessary when you have a flat. Look for a spot that is firm and level. If the flat occurs at night…

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How Does a Gasket Function?

Generally, we at Honda of Ames recommend that you ensure that gaskets are well fixed for them to function adequately. Ideally, they should be adequately compressed to create a good barrier that will efficiently seal the area, and will also protect all the contents from leaking. In truth, the gasket work by filling the space between two surfaces so that no gas or liquid escapes. Therefore, a gasket should be manufactured from a material that is easily deformed to fill the spaces adequately.

Some gaskets are manufactured from 

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Discover the Comfortable, User-friendly Honda Fit Today

If you need a reliable, comfortable vehicle for family or business purposes, the Honda Fit has a lot to offer. This popular subcompact hatchback is currently on the lot at Honda of Ames. so stop by and take a closer look at it today.

The Fit’s interior is packed with everything that you and your passengers will require to stay comfortable on your travels. Optional leather-trimmed upholstery delivers a touch of designer flair, and the rear bench seat folds up to create additional cargo space right inside the cabin.

 

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Honda Ridgeline: Standout Interior Features

We confess: our team members here at Honda of Ames are some of the Honda Ridgeline's biggest fans. Fortunately for us, this immensely popular pickup boasts followers among critics and drivers as well. Most people love Honda Ridgeline's power, handling, advanced tech and safety features. We love those things, too, be we also just love how it looks and feels inside.

Power Seats for Driver & Passenger

With 10-way power on the driver's side and four-way power on the front passenger side, the Honda Ridgeline makes it easy to find your comfiest front seat position. 

 

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The All-New Honda HR-V

When it comes to highly versatile automobiles, few crossovers can outclass the new Honda HR-V. This vehicle has everything from razor-sharp exterior features to an efficient powertrain. The new HR-V can also be purchased in numerous trim levels, but there is much more.

The interior of the new Honda HR-V is remarkably built with fine craftmanship. Conveniently located controls have been strategically placed for ease of function. Consumers will have access to 60/40 split-fold rear seats. Making better accommodations for your passengers and belongings couldn't be easier. 

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Exterior Features Of The 2020 Honda Civic

Honda knows that there are high expectations for what it is and what it creates. When they released the 2020 Honda Civic, they knew that the latest in exterior design had to be part of the picture. There are really some amazing additions such as the door visors that protect you from the rain or snow when you just want to roll your window down slightly.

The LED lights cut through the darkness or the foul weather and keep you safely on the road and protected. Other additions such as the 17-inch black alloy wheels are a real attention-getter that…

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A Brief Intro to Vehicle Hoses & Belts

Most vehicle manufacturers recommend having your hoses and belts checked or replaced every so often. The standard time interval is every 36,000 to 50,000 miles. Hoses and belts may require more frequent attention depending on vehicle mileage, weather and driving habits.

Car Hoses

Your vehicle contains many types of hoses, each with its own unique function. Radiator hoses, heater core hoses, clutch hoses, the coolant hose and the hydraulic hose are a handful of the most common types.

Daily driving through Ames, weather and sheer time put stress 

 

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