Archive for the ‘Technology’ Category

Explore the 2.0T Powertrain of the 2018 Accord

Tuesday, November 28th, 2017
2018 Honda Accord Touring equipped with the 2.0-liter engine seen from the side

Way back in June when we were getting teaser information about the 2018 Honda Accord (which is now available in our new Accord inventory here at Battison Honda) we gave a small overview of the powertrain options that were going to grace this redesigned sedan. The 2018 Honda Accord with its new 1.5-liter turbocharged engine launched in October, while the new Accord 2.0T had its grand dealership debut across the country just this month. We are also already looking forward to the hybrid powertrain that will arrive sometime next year. What is the most powerful engine on the 2018 Honda Accord? So far, it is the 2018 Accord 2.0T. (more…)

How Can I Connect My Phone To My Honda CR-V?

Thursday, November 16th, 2017
Home screen of the 2018 Honda CR-V Display Audio system

In this age of smartphones, automakers like Honda are building more and more connectivity options into their vehicles. If you are wondering “How can I connect my phone to my Honda CR-V?” there are several options. Models of the 2017 and 2018 Honda CR-V come standard with a USB audio interface and Bluetooth® connectivity. Starting in the EX trim, which comes standard with the seven-inch Display Audio touchscreen infotainment system, both Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ integration is available. Keep reading this blog to walk through each of these connectivity options. (more…)

Connectivity Features on the 2018 Accord

Wednesday, October 25th, 2017
Display screen of the 2018 Honda Accord Touring showing connectivity options

Gone are the days when all a vehicle needed to do was get you from point A to point B. Now, modern cars are designed to offer premium connectivity as well as comfortable driving, fuel efficiency, and attractive interior space. Fortunately for drivers, the new 2018 Honda Accord can meet all of those needs, from its attractive cargo space to its available technology. If you are wondering “Can I get Apple CarPlay or Android Auto on the 2018 Honda Accord?” or whether Wi-Fi will be available, the answer is yes! Get the details below. (more…)

CabinWatch™ is Intuitive and Parent Friendly

Monday, October 23rd, 2017
view of the Honda CabinWatch™ display at night

We’ve written about Honda CabinWatch™ before, both when the 2018 Honda Odyssey was first announced and later when we wanted to explore more of its technology features. At that time we had a very general idea of how the system worked, and what commands it would require. We are delighted to say, now that the new Honda Odyssey is available on our lot here at Battison Honda, that the system is as user-friendly as we expected! Honda has even issued a helpful video. Check out the step-by-step instructions for using Honda CabinWatch™ below in written or embedded video format. (more…)

Gas-and-Electric Hybrid Honda Offers Many Miles of All-Electric Driving

Friday, September 15th, 2017
2018 Honda Clarity Plug-in Hybrid Release Date

Electic, hybrid and fuel-cell vehicles are the wave of the future, and a way for countries to become less dependent on imported oil and non-renewable gasoline products. To support the move away from completely gasoline-powered cars, Honda is implementing the Honda Electrification Initiative. The all-new 2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid model is part of that initiative. This attractive new sedan offers a combined gas-and-electric powertrain that delivers impressive driving and mileage numbers. Learn more about the 2018 Honda Clarity Plug-in Hybrid release date, powertrain, and mileage ratings, below. (more…)

Less Weight, More Space on the New Accord!

Monday, July 17th, 2017
2018 Honda Accord Design Changes

The new 2018 Honda Accord was unveiled later last week. After some early teaser information about the new powertrain options that will be coming on this vehicle, we had high expectations for the design and technology of the 2018 Honda Accord. It did not disappoint. Drivers looking for advances in handling, technology, and good looks will be pleased with 2018 Honda Accord design changes and enhancements. (more…)

Dual-Action Tailgate and Other Bed Features of the 2017 Ridgeline

Friday, July 14th, 2017
How does the Honda Ridgeline Dual-Action Tailgate work?

There’s a lot to love on the 2017 Honda Ridgeline truck. This midsize model combines car-like handling, maneuverable dimensions, and the versatile cargo-hauling options of a traditional pickup. One of the attractive features of this vehicle is the dual-action tailgate, which can give drivers even more options for loading and unloading. Wondering how does the Honda Ridgeline dual-action tailgate work? Read on! (more…)

Keep Everyone Connected with the Wi-Fi in the New Odyssey

Monday, July 10th, 2017
How strong is the Wi-Fi in the 2018 Honda Odyssey?

There is plenty to love about the 2018 Honda Odyssey, including advanced available features like Honda CabinWatch and CabinTalk. However, the mainstay of modern connectivity is Wi-Fi. Families interested in a new Honda Odyssey might be excited to know that the new 2018 model will also be available with an in-car hotspot. But how strong is the Wi-Fi in the 2018 Honda Odyssey? Keep reading to find out this and more. (more…)

What are the Advantages of Honda CabinWatch?

Tuesday, May 9th, 2017
How do you use Honda CabinWatch?

When it is released, the new 2018  Honda Odyssey minivan will come loaded with family-friendly technology features. One of the most striking features is Honda CabinWatch, a new feature that will allow parents to keep a careful eye on their children in the rear seats with minimum distractions. But how do you use Honda CabinWatch? Keep reading to explore camera locations, uses, and more for this new feature! (more…)

2017 Civic Type R Makes Impressive Nürburgring Lap Time

Friday, April 28th, 2017
2017 Honda Civic Type R Performance Features

On April 3, 2017, the 2017 Honda Civic Type R set a new benchmark lap time on the Nürburgring track in Germany. Its seven minute 43.80 second time makes the new Type R (at least for the time being) the world’s fastest front-wheel-drive (FWD) production car. In this lap, it was seven seconds faster than the previous generation, European-market Type R. How does the Civic Type R achieve these impressive numbers? Let’s look at some top 2017 Honda Civic Type R performance features. (more…)