Looking for the perfect 2015 crossover to park in your driveway? Allen Honda in College Station is here at your side with some key information about how two popular crossovers you may be considering compare. We've got the scoop on how the 2015 Honda CR-V and the 2015 Ford Escape stack up against each other. Here are eight of the new CR-V's advantages in comparison to its Ford competitor:
1. Things like an available collision mitigation braking system and lane departure warning system give the CR-V an edge when it comes to safety.
2. The CR-V's standard 4-cylinder engine produces 185 horsepower and 170 lbs.-ft. of torque. The new Escape's standard 4-cylinder engine only produces 168 horsepower and 170 lbs.-ft. of torque.
3. Continuously variable transmission conserves gas and improves engine performance in the 2015 CR-V. The 2015 Escape doesn't offer continuously variable transmission.
4. The CR-V offers a whopping 6 cubic feet of extra passenger space in comparison to the Escape.
5. The CR-V's cargo area is roomier: 35.2 cubic feet vs. 34.3 cubic feet.
6. With adaptive cruise control, the CR-V can automatically lower its own speed to avoid a collision when cruise control is activated. The Escape lacks this high-tech feature.
7. The CR-V's turning circle is 1.8 feet tighter than its Ford competitor's.
8. The 2015 Honda CR-V was named the 2015 Motor Trend SUV of the Year. The 2015 Ford Escape was not.
There's even more to love about the CR-V in comparison to its rivals than we've covered here. Get in touch with us at Allen Honda to learn more or to schedule a test drive in a 2015 Honda CR-V!
Allen Honda in College Station would like to announce that Happy Honda Days, the annual winter Honda sales event, is here! This year, the Happy Honda Days offers are as impressive as ever. It's a great time to purchase or lease a Honda if you're in the market for a new car! In case you're wondering, here are some of the highlights of what Happy Honda Days is offering consumers:
$209 per month for 36 months with $1,999 due at signing to lease 2014 Honda CR-V 2WD LX models.
$149 per month for 36 months to lease 2015 Fit CVT LX models with $2,699 due at signing.
$279 per month for 36 months with $2,999 due at signing to lease 2015 Odyssey LX models.
$269 per month for 36 months to lease 2015 Honda Pilot LX models with $2,499 due at signing.
$159 per month for 36 months to lease 2014 Civic Coupe LX models and 2014 Civic Sedan LX models. $2,699 is due at signing for coupe models, and $2,499 is due at signing for sedan models.
$249 per month for 36 months to lease 2014 Crosstour 2WD EX models.
0.9% APR for 24-60 months when you finance 2014 Civic Sedan, 2014 Accord Sedan, 2014 CR-V, 2015 Odyssey, 2015 Pilot, 2014 Accord Coupe, and 2014 Civic Coupe models, for qualified buyers.
And this isn't all the 2014 Happy Honda Days Sales Event has to offer! Learn about how else you can save at Allen Honda this holiday season. Oh, and be sure to schedule a test drive with us if any of these offers has struck your fancy!
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We have an impressive crop of affordable, pre-owned vehicles at Allen Honda in College Station right now. We have topnotch SUVs, mid-size cars, compact cars, subcompact cars, and trucks, and we have a used vehicle to meet the needs of pretty much any driver. Here are some of our current favorites, hand-picked from our wide selection of used cars:
There's nothing like a rugged, versatile Honda Element! This car remains a favorite among a niche crowd of both people who love the outdoors and people who just love a roomy SUV. Plus, it comes with a sunroof, and you can remove its rear seats for easy cleaning! We'll hand over the keys to this Element for just $8,995. If you're on a budget and looking for a great SUV, consider this one!
We're asking just $10,995 for this beautiful, red Civic that's poised to get you where you need to go in style. It offers excellent fuel economy, 5-star safety ratings, and performance capabilities that will amaze you. Plus, it only comes with 78,600 miles!
You'll turn heads in this stunning convertible, and it'll only cost you $12,995! It's the perfect car to impress on the road and in your driveway. Plus, it's satellite radio-ready and offers superb fuel economy ratings. And its previous owner only drove it 58,538 miles!
This 2013 Dodge Dart has a long life ahead of it on the road. It only comes with 33,242 miles and has an eye-popping price tag of $14,595. Plus, it has a combined fuel economy rating of 33 mpg, which means it'll save you tons at the pump! (Based on EPA estimates. Use for comparison only. Mileage may vary).
Get in touch with us at Allen Honda as soon as possible if you're interested in any of the vehicles mentioned above. Since their prices are so great, we don't think we'll have them on hand for long. And, if you're curious about the rest of our pre-owned inventory collection, we encourage you to browse it today!
As we mentioned in our previous post, the 2015 Honda CR-V is redesigned and en route to Allen Honda in College Station! We're quite excited about the CR-V's arrival, and we're excited to announce that the new Honda SUV won the title of Top SUV of the Year from Motor Trend! Motor Trend announced the 2015 CR-V's victory yesterday, and, since then, Honda enthusiasts have been abuzz!
The CR-V competed with top SUVs like the 2015 Cadillac Escalade, Chevrolet Tahoe, Porsche Cayman, and BMW X5 for the title, and it beat them all! This was definitely an accomplishment considering just how fierce the competition was. In order to be considered for the title, an SUV had to be redesigned for 2015. The 2014 Jeep Cherokee was also considered for the title because of its late 2014 release date.
Motor Trend cited the CR-V's impressive mechanics as well as its available safety features as compelling reasons for consumers to consider the new Honda. They took a liking to the 2015 CR-V's CVT, Earth Dreams engine, excellent fuel economy ratings, and its available lane departure warning system.
The 2015 CR-V is definitely expected to be a consumer favorite at our dealership. We'll let you know when the CR-V officially makes its debut in College Station. In the meantime, please check out the rest of the 2015 Honda lineup at Allen Honda. The whole 2015 Honda family has a ton to offer. You won't be disappointed with your options from Honda this year!
The 2015 Honda CR-V is currently headed to Allen Honda in College Station! It'll be the newest to join the 2015 Honda lineup at our dealership. The 2015 CR-V is redesigned and was changed in a number of exciting ways. If you want to know more about this 2015 Honda SUV, here are seven fun facts about this new vehicle:
1. Continuously variable transmission replaces 5-speed automatic in the new CR-V. This enables the CR-V to offer better gas mileage as well as a better engine performance.
2. The CR-V (front-wheel drive model) now gets 27 mpg in the city and 34 mpg on the highway! (According to EPA estimates. Mileage may vary. Use these estimates for comparison purposes only).
3. The new CR-V's updated 2.4-liter, 4-cylinder engine now makes use of Earth Dreams. Earth Dreams offers a boost to the CR-V's fuel economy as well as the power it offers.
4. While the 2014 CR-V produced an impressive 163 lbs.-ft. of torque, the 2015 CR-V now produces an even more impressive 181 lbs.-ft. of torque.
5. The CR-V has a new front face, new grille, and updated headlights. Overall, it looks slimmer and more modern than previous CR-V models.
6. A few additions and alterations inside the CR-V make it look more refined and add some convenience. A new extendable sun visor, for instance, is a nice touch.
7. The 2015 CR-V adds a Touring trim level, which comes with automatic braking, adaptive cruise control, a lane departure warning system, and a forward collision warning system.
We'll update our inventory online as soon as the 2015 CR-V arrives. Please feel free to contact us at Allen Honda if you want a courtesy call to inform you of its arrival. And please feel free to check out all of our current 2015 models!
2015 Mid-Size cars are arriving to dealerships and making waves on the road in College Station! The majority of the 2015 Honda lineup has officially arrived to Allen Honda, and we've been incredibly impressed with these new Hondas. If you're looking for a new mid-size car, we definitely recommend the 2015 Honda Accord. And, if you're wondering how the Accord compares to other popular mid-size cars, we have the answers you need. Below we've outlined some information regarding how the new Accord compares to one of its fiercest competitors, the 2015 Kia Optima.
2015 Honda Accord: Highlights
2015 Accord EX-L and Touring models are equipped with standard collision warning systems and lane departure warning systems. Although the Optima does offer an available blind spot monitoring system, it doesn't offer these advanced safety systems.
The new Accord outperformed the new Optima in Consumer Reports speed tests.
The Accord comes with either manual transmission for better acceleration and control or continuously variable transmission (CVT) for better fuel efficiency and engine performance. The new Optima only comes with automatic transmission.
According to brake tests facilitated by Motor Trend, Car and Driver, Consumer Reports, and Road & Track, the Accord stops much shorter from high speeds than its Kia competitor.
Gas-charged shocks improve the way the new Accord handles. The Optima doesn't have gas charged shocks.
With computer-generated active noise cancellation, the 2015 Accord provides a quieter experience for occupants than the 2015 Optima, which doesn't have noise cancellation technology.
With up to 1000 pounds of towing capacity, the Accord stands out as more versatile than the Optima, which doesn't come with any towing capacity.
Standard dual zone air conditioning keeps things cooler in the Accord than the Optima, which only offers this feature at certain trim levels.
According to Intellichoice estimates, it costs $3,230 to $5,309 less to own the Accord over a five-year period that it costs to own the Kia Optima.
2015 Kia Optima: Highlights
The new Optima received 5-star ratings in National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) front driver and passenger crash tests. The Accord received 4-star ratings in these crash measures.
With standard fog lamps and power heated exterior mirrors, drivers of the Optima don't have to worry as much about fog and dew. The Accord doesn't come with these features.
The 2015 Optima has six speakers, while the 2015 Accord only has 4 speakers.
The new Optima's engine produces a little more horsepower than the new Accord's: 192 hp vs. 185 hp.
If you want information about how the 2015 Honda Accord compares to other competitors, get in touch with us at Allen Honda. And, if you know you're interested in the new Accord, schedule a test drive with us!
What better time is there to prepare your car for the rest of 2014 than now? This is especially true when you consider all of the service specials you can take advantage of at Allen Honda! Here are some of our current coupon offerings to help you save on maintenance for your Honda:
Oil Change Coupon
Right now, with the valid coupon, you can get $5 off an oil change. Allen Honda currently offers one of the most reasonably priced oil changes for Hondas in town, for a cost of $37.55. With this coupon, you can save even more!
Automatic Transmission Service
We'll refill fluids, remove debris, and tune up any part of your transmission system that needs a little TLC with this preventative service, which can dramatically extend the life of your transmission. And, right now, with the valid coupon, this critical service will only cost you $69.95!
With your valid student ID and valid coupon, you can get a 10% discount on any service! Whether your vehicle needs just a little attention or some major work, this coupon can help you save!
Tire Rotation and Balance
Improve your car's handling and extend the life of your tires with this service! It'll only cost you $36.95 with the current service special coupon available on our website!
Ready to take advantage of one or more of these service coupons? Print them off now, and schedule your service with us! The qualified service technicians at Allen Honda can't wait to help!
Over the past few months, Honda has been very busy releasing more of its 2015 lineup of cars. As of today, the automaker has deployed five members of its 2015 roster of cars: the 2015 Accord, 2015 Fit, 2015 Odyssey, 2015 Pilot, and 2015 Crosstour. All of these vehicles have either arrived or will be arriving shortly to Allen Honda in College Station. If you think you might be interested in a 2015 Honda, here's a little information about the current members of the 2015 Honda family:
2015 Honda Accord
This isn't a redesigned model, but it does come with a standard backup camera and some additional high-tech features and add-ons, including an available audio touchscreen that offers access to streaming content, Aha apps, Pandora, and more.
2015 Honda Crosstour
Honda didn't redesign the new Crosstour this year either. Like the Accord, the Crosstour comes with a new backup camera and some additional high-tech add-ons that make it an even more appealing choice.
2015 Honda Fit
As you may already know, the new Fit is completely redesigned. It comes with updated interior and exterior styling, additional safety features, new high-tech specs, a backup camera, and a next generation advanced compatibility engineering body structure to maximize safety.
The Honda Odyssey joins the new Crosstour and Accord as members of the 2015 lineup that aren't much different from their 2014 predecessors. The 2014 Odyssey was totally redesigned. So, this is no surprise. It's no surprise, either, that the 2015 Odyssey was already recognized by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration with a five-star safety rating.
The 2015 Pilot comes with a new backup camera and an all-new Special Edition trim level. The Special Edition Pilot has special badging, a one-touch power moonroof, Sirius XM Radio, and a DVD rear entertainment system.
Interested in one of these 2015 Honda models? Get a quick quote from Allen Honda!
Looking for a new minivan that goes the extra mile? You may be choosing between the 2014 Nissan Quest and the 2015 Honda Odyssey. Allen Honda in College Station is here to assist you as you decide between these top minivans. Here's a rundown of how they compare in terms of performance, protection, and extras:
Although the 2014 Quest does offer continuously variable transmission, which enhances acceleration, it hardly outperforms its Honda competitor on the road. The Odyssey trumps the Quest in a number of ways in terms of performance.
For instance, the Honda minivan's V6 engine produces 10 lbs.-ft. more torque than its Nissan competitor's. Plus, Car and Driver determined the Odyssey accelerates faster than the Quest. The Odyssey also comes with bigger tires and front and rear gas-charged shocks, which improve handling. And, according to EPA estimates, the Odyssey gets up to 28 mpg on the highway, while the Quest only gets up to 25 mpg. (Based on estimates. Use for comparison purposes only. Mileage will vary).
Select Quest models come with 360-view monitors, which allow drivers to see objects near their minivans from all angles. The Odyssey offers a somewhat less comprehensive view of its surroundings with a backup camera and available rear parking sensors. In other ways, however, the Odyssey stands out as the safety leader.
For example, the Odyssey offers daytime running lights, an available collision warning system, and an available lane departure warning system. Plus, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety considers the Odyssey a Top Safety Pick Plus. The new Quest wasn't awarded this distinction.
A few ergonomic perks like extendable sun visors enhance the Quest's appeal. However, the Odyssey definitely comes out on top when it comes to extras. An available in-vehicle vacuum, a center folding armrest for third row passengers, and an available HondaLink system that provides easy access to smartphone content and apps distinguish the Odyssey. Plus, the new Honda Odyssey offers standard Bluetooth wireless connectivity. Only certain trim levels of the Quest offer this key feature.
Now that you know how the new Honda Odyssey shines in comparison to the new Nissan Quest, why not schedule a test drive at Allen Honda?
Are you interested in both the 2015 Honda Pilot and the 2015 Buick Enclave? There are compelling reasons to consider both of these SUVs. Only one of the 2015 vehicles, however, truly comes out on top. Allen Honda believes the new Pilot takes the cake in comparison to the new Enclave. Here are 8 reasons why:
1. According to Intellichoice, the 5-year ownership costs of the Honda Pilot are between $6,416 and $7,258 less than the ownership costs for the Buick Enclave.
2. The new Pilot boasts key safety features like active head restraints, optional parking sensors, and airbag-connected speed and passenger weight sensors. The Enclave doesn't come with these top safety features.
3. Computer-generated active noise cancellation keeps the passenger area of the Pilot quiet and peaceful. The Enclave doesn't come with noise cancellation technology.
4. Consumer Reports data indicates that the 2015 Honda Pilot is 18% more reliable than the 2015 Buick Enclave.
5. Front and rear gas-charged shocks help you control the Pilot easily, even on choppy roads. Unfortunately, the Enclave doesn't offer gas-charged shocks.
6. The Pilot has 2.6 more cubic feet of passenger space than its Buick competitor, but it also weighs 300 to 450 pounds less and is 10.5 inches shorter. That means there's more room for passengers in the Pilot and that it handles better because of its smaller size.
7. In terms of maneuverability and performance versatility, the new Pilot is the top dog. Its turning circle is 2.5 feet tighter than the Enclave's, and it offers a ground clearance that's .4 inches higher than the Enclave's.
8. The Pilot's corrosion warranty is valid for an unlimited number of miles, which helps give you some added peace of mind. The Enclave's corrosion warranty is only valid for 100,000 miles.
Like what you've read about the 2015 Honda Pilot? Schedule a test drive at Allen Honda!