Archive for the ‘Technology’ Category

How do the Honda Insight and Accord Hybrid Compare?

Wednesday, May 16th, 2018
side by side images of the 2019 Honda Insight and 2018 Honda Accord Hybrid

At least two attractive hybrid models from Honda will be arriving in showrooms across the country this year. The 2019 Honda Insight will be new, while the 2018 Honda Accord Hybrid will enjoy many of the significant updates that graced the new 2018 Honda Accord sedan. With the expanding selection of hybrid cars available from Honda, we wanted to create a 2019 Honda Insight vs 2018 Honda Accord Hybrid comparison to see how these two models stack up. (more…)

Honda Sensing Helps Millions of Drivers Minimize Accidents

Friday, April 13th, 2018
Honda Collision Mitigation warning a driver to brake on the instrumentation display

On April 10, 2018, Honda announced that one million vehicles equipped with Honda Sensing had been sold in the United States. That is a lot of vehicles equipped with this suite of safety features which, on most models includes Forward Collision Warnings, Collision Mitigation Braking System, Lane Departure Warning, Road Departure Mitigation, and Adaptive Cruise Control. But does Honda Sensing really help drivers avoid or minimize accidents? (more…)

The New Honda Insight Will Offer Many Attractive Features

Monday, April 9th, 2018
side view of the 2019 Honda Insight

2019 Honda Insight Dealership Release Date

Honda is releasing more and more hybrid vehicles that offer drivers the opportunity to get better fuel economy than is available with traditional gasoline-only powertrain while still delivering a comfortable and attractive driving experience. The new Honda Insight made its world production debut toward the end of last month at the 2018 New York International Auto Show. This was our first chance to see the production version of the new Insight (though the Prototype was unveiled back in January). The 2019 Honda Insight dealership release date in the United States will fall sometime in the early summer. Explore some of the feature highlights of this model below. (more…)

New Honda Accord Hybrid Offers More Cargo Space, Attractive Features

Thursday, March 29th, 2018
side view of the 2018 Honda Accord Hybrid

The 2018 Honda Accord has been impressing automotive experts and judges alike, but a new model is coming soon to new Honda Accord inventory here at Battison Honda. The 2018 Honda Accord Hybrid is also all-new and offers many of the features and advantages of the new 2018 Accord, with a fuel-sipping powertrain that can make it even more attractive for busy commuters. In this blog we are going to look at a few of the 2018 Honda Accord Hybrid feature highlights we can expect when this model begins arriving at our dealership in Oklahoma City, OK. (more…)

Using Navigation on the new Honda Clarity Plug-in Hybrid

Thursday, January 25th, 2018
2018 Honda Clarity Plug-in Hybrid dashboard and navigation

We’ve talked a little in the past about the new 2018 Honda Clarity Plug-in Hybrid, and the fuel-efficiency advantages that it will bring to the road. However, the new 2018 Clarity Plug-in Hybrid model will not just be offering new car shoppers advantages when it comes to needing to buy less gas as the pump and green driving. This model will also have cutting-edge standard and available technology. In this blog we want to take a closer look at the available Honda Satellite-Linted Navigation System™. Fortunately, Honda has released a helpful video about using maps and navigation on the 2018 Honda Claritiy Plug-in hybrid, and even how to use the voice recognition system. Check them out below. (more…)

Advantages of Hybrid Power in OKC

Monday, December 18th, 2017
side view of a 2017 Honda Accord Hybrid

Drivers looking for a new hybrid car in Oklahoma City OK can find a couple different options here at Battison Honda. While the majority of our attractive new Honda cars, trucks and SUVs run on traditional gas power, we do offer some hybrid vehicles in our inventory. At time of writing this blog, we have several models of the 2017 Honda Accord Hybrid, and were anticipating the arrival of the very first 2018 Honda Clarity Hybrid to our lot. You can learn more about these vehicles below, or check out our current new hybrid inventory options. (more…)

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…)