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How Often Should You Change Your Oil?


With the right care and maintenance in Concord, your Honda car or SUV can last years longer than you might have expected--and our service team can make it easy to do.

The typical oil change interval for Honda is longer than most people think. The old recommendation is "3,000 miles or 3 months". But that's only for very old vehicles that waste oil--or for quick-lube shops that are looking to get you in as often as possible, to get as much of your money as possible. Newer models can easily go 7,500 miles, or 6 months, between…

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How To Tell What Your Dashboard Warning Lights Mean

When it comes to driving a car, many people only look at their dashboard to tell what speed they're going and how much gas they might need. While dashboards are nothing new, they provide an abundance of information on the overall state of your car. With this information on your dashboard, our service staff at Honda of Concord is here to help you keep track of the most important warnings and alerts to look out for.

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Do These Two Things to Keep Yourself Safe

Pressure Check

Having your tires filled with the recommended pressure ensures that your tires are at a decreased risk of punctures and increase your control of the vehicle. Underinflated tires also contribute to decreased fuel economy, uneven tread wear, and a less comfortable driving experience.

Penny Test

Using the penny test you can check the thickness of your tire tread, when tire tread is too low you leave your vehicle at an increased risk of hydroplaning. The penny test is simple, you first need a penny and then you need to flip it so that Lincoln's head is upside…

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Synthetic vs. Conventional Oil

What type of driver are you? Do you like to take casual drives from time to time? Or does your schedule require you to constantly be on the go? These are a few of the major factors that you should consider when deciding between synthetic and conventional oil. Synthetic oil will allow for increased mileage before scheduling an oil change. While synthetic oil is chemically engineered for increased results regarding your vehicle, many vehicles function adequately with conventional oil.
Conventional oil will work best for vehicles that are not subjected to a significant workload.
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Fall Weekend Adventures Near Concord, NC

Fall has arrived in North Carolina, and the team at Honda of Concord has been eager to get out and explore the new fall scenery! We know that there are many places you could choose to celebrate the arrival of a new season, and we want to make sure you are able to travel with confidence.

Here are a few essential car care tips to consider with the start of the new season!

Four Ways…

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A Customized Honda Civic Celebrates a Classic Video Game

Are you a fan of comic books and video games? If so, you have likely been to, or at least heard of comic con events. These are becoming more and more popular, sprouting up in cities all over the U.S.

If you’re also a fan of Honda vehicles, then you’ll love this news: Honda built a special one-of-a-kind Honda Civic for the Sonic the Hedgehog 25th Anniversary event held in San Diego, CA. Designers worked tirelessly to create a customized vehicle, which was aptly dubbed, the “Sonic Civic.” The final look wowed comic con attendees at the…

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