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Remote Access Features and Comfort in the 2020 Honda Odyssey

Ease and comfort are the keywords when it comes to the 2020 Honda Odyssey. When you choose the 2020 Honda Odyssey, you choose convenience. The 2020 Honda Odyssey at Thompson's Honda takes a way a lot of the stress that you would experience when you are taking the vehicle out for a ride.

You have the available option of being able to start your vehicle from a distance. This comes in the form of the remote engine start feature. This feature also enables you to control the climate system in the vehicle to make sure everything is comfortable before…

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The New 2020 Honda Passport Makes Towing Easy

Many midsize SUVs don't make sufficient room for hauling and towing capacity. Unlike such vehicles, the durable and popular midsize SUV known as the 2020 Honda Passport packs plenty of capability under the hood and on the towing hitch.

Getting a heavily laden trailer moving takes quite a transmission, and the 2020 Honda Passport midsize SUV is up to the task. It brings an automatic 9-speed automatic transmission to the mix, and drivers have a variety of gear shifting choices at their disposal. This innovative transmission transfers the power provided by the 3.5L, V6 motor.
 

 

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Honda Civic Si Terre Haute, IN

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Honda Civic SI Terre Haute IN

Looking for a sedan that offers a sporty ride, agile and quick handling, and an interior driven by the latest state-of-the-art technology. With the most recent installment, the Honda Civic Si now boasts both sedan and coupe model configurations while further showcasing a robust 1.5-liter engine. If this at all sounds interesting to you then we encourage you to read up a bit about this spectacular model and its highlighted features below!

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Honda HR-V Terre Haute, IN


Discover the Honda HR-V Here at Thompson's Honda!


Inside and out the Honda HR-V showcases the best of what the subcompact crossover SUV segment has to offer. With generous interior room to stretch out, a pleasant assortment of technology features behind the wheel and at your disposal, and a ride that's nimble and quick through the city and on the highway; the Honda HR-V is ideal for those searching for a people-hauler that's heavy on fun, but practical enough to still retain its family-friendly title. Find it here at Thompson's Honda to make the most of…

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Do You Prefer a Full-Sized or a Compact Spare Tire for Your Vehicle?

It's a great time to think about checking the condition of your temporary spare tire with the upcoming driving season. If you still have the compact spare tire that came with the vehicle, you might want to consider a full-sized spare tire.

As you may already be aware, a compact spare tire is meant only for very limited use and must be used at a much lower speed. A full-sized spare tire provides you with the benefit of having another tire that can be rotated with your current tires. You'll gain a tire and won't have to…
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Defining Brake Fluid

Brake fluid is a hydraulic substance that is critical to the function of the brake system. Simply put, without brake fluid, your vehicle will not come to a stop. The braking process can be explained in a number of steps.
1. You press your foot on the pedal
2. The pedal moves brake fluid delivering force to the brake pistons
3. The brake pistons at each brake caliper apply force to the brake pads
4. The brake pads apply pressure to the spinning disc brakes, causing the vehicle to stop

The importance of maintaining the braking system on your vehicle…
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Making a Carpool Group

When it comes to getting set for this next academic year, having a carpool in place can be a big stress reliever. Here are some helpful hints for getting your carpool team lined up before the school year starts.

Come up with a few parents you can trust to be reliable and safe when driving your kid. It is best to err on the side of more rather than only a few parents because you never know when someone will have a scheduling emergency. Start a contact list for all interested parents, and ask them to have a meeting or…
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Tailgate With Flare Using Good Preparation

When you are heading out to tailgate at the next game, it's beneficial to prepare as much as possible ahead of time. From planning your menu to knowing how to pack the cooler, good preparation will allow you to have fun while you are tailgating instead of trying to figure out what to cook.

Prepare your meats the night before. Make hamburger patties and marinate any steak you want to cook. Pack the meat in air-tight containers to protect the food. Make sure you have enough buns for the number of burgers you are cooking, pack condiments, plates, and…
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Understanding Tread and Pressure

Until we have a problem, most of us spend very little time thinking about our tires. Ignoring them even before they get a puncture or a blowout actually costs us money, so it's a good idea to regularly inspect your tires to ensure they're inflated properly.

Underinflated tires increase drag as the car propels them along, causing the engine to work harder and thus use more gas. They are also more prone to damage from potholes and can also experience a blowout. Keep your tires properly inflated using your owner's manual as a guide. 
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Tips for Effective Wheel Cleaning

While a lot of people do wipe their wheels down while they are washing their vehicles, their wheels are not always clean. There is typically a dirtiness to the wheels because of the ineffective manner in which they were cleaned. Fortunately, the right procedure for cleaning your wheels is easy to learn.

When cleaning your wheels, it is good to make sure that you are choosing the right cleaner. Some cleaners are made for tires while others are made for wheels. Using the wrong cleaner is very likely to have an unintended effect on your tires and wheels.

 

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