Honda Accord Owners Are About to Get a Wireless Surprise

Wireless CarPlay Expected to Debut in the New 2021 Honda Accord

As we move into the future of automotive innovation, Honda is taking notice of the little things that drivers want. From the highways in Amherst, NY, to the roads less traveled outside of Buffalo, nothing is more convenient than premium-quality wireless entertainment. Who needs a clutter of wires serpentining your gear shifter like tangled ivy when you can eliminate the wires all together? As we get a closer look inside the new 2021 Honda Accord, it's evident that wireless CarPlay is among one of many top new features…

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Shop & Save During Our Honda Days Sales Event

From all of us here at Northtown Honda, we want to wish you and your family a Happy Honda Days Sales Event! This season when you shop with us at our facility in Amherst, NY, you'll get the chance to save big on some of our most popular new vehicles. Honda Days means there are plenty of ways to save, but why wait? If you're in the market for a new vehicle this holiday season, click to explore our new inventory today and discover popular models like the Honda Civic, Honda Accord, and Honda CR-V.

 

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Shop & Save on New Tires at Northtown nTire

Shopping for new tires in Amherst, NY, doesn't have to be difficult. In fact, Northtown nTire, our premier tire sales and installation center, makes it very easy. Now offering low rates on professional-grade tires near Buffalo, Northtown nTire is every driver's desired destination for affordable tires. When you buy four new tires from us, you'll get exclusive access to our nTire team. Not only that, but you'll receive immediate tire care, service, and warranty coverage as part of the Northtown Nine.

 

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Vehicle Winterization Tips from Northtown Honda

Winter is coming, and now is the perfect time to start preparing your vehicle. For locals in Amherst, NY, this winter's flurrying forecast is projected to bring snow. Lots of it. But with snow also comes many other factors, including ice, frigid temps, and blistering winds. As we ease out of Autumn and the last of the foliage dwindles from the once-colorful treetops, we recommend you get a kickstart on winterizing your vehicle this season. Here are some helpful tips from the seasoned service crew members at Northtown Honda:

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Read Our Advice for Replacing a Flat Tire

Even if you have a roadside assistance membership, knowing how to change your own flat tire is valuable information. At Northtown Honda, we publish our blog to help you drive better, so we gladly share with you today our tips for changing a flat.

If you discover a flat while driving, resist the urge to immediately stop. Instead, engage your hazard lights, slow to a cautious speed and seek a firm, level stopping place. Next, locate your jack, lug wrench and spare tire. Before raising your car, partially loosen your flat's lug nuts. With the car raised, finish the…
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Should You Use Wax During Headlight Restoration?

After you wash your car, you apply one or two layers of wax to the finish to resist dust buildup, resist water, and to make the next wash easier. You know this because you have experienced it. What you did not realize is that the wax serves as the final cleaner of the bits of dirt and grime from the pores of your paint job and seals those pores to reduce further damage. The same concepts apply to your headlights when you restore them.

As the finishing touch to your headlight restoration, you should wax the lights. The wax fills…
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Refinancing vs. trading in your car

Our team here at Northtown Honda located right in Amherst wants to make sure that you make the most informed decision possible when deciding whether or not to purchase a new car. That is why we decided we want to tell you all about the pros and cons of trading in your car versus refinancing.

The biggest benefit of trading in your existing car is that you are often given cash which can then be applied to a new car. The biggest negative to this is if you still have payments to make on the car, some of this cash…
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How to Protect Your Vehicle from Salt Corrosion

While drivers are grateful for the road clearing capabilities of salt in the middle of a snowstorm, the slurry of half-melted snow and salt that splashes on the exposed metal engine parts and underside can cause corrosion. Part of preparing for winter can include preventive measures to ensure salt doesn't damage your vehicle.

Try to wash your car at least once a week to stop the corrosive effects of salt on your clear coat and exposed metal parts. Make sure your car has ample time to dry before night falls, as any residual water from washing can freeze. If…
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Different Types of Winter Tires

Now that winter is upon us once again, many drivers are scrambling to get new winter tires on their vehicles. With so many types of winter tires available, it’s hard to know which tires will best meet your needs. At Northtown Honda, we want you to make an informed decision and get the right tires, so pay us a visit.

Choose the type of winter tires based on your vehicle and winter conditions. Each of these tires is available as a passenger or light truck/SUV winter tire.
  • Passenger stud-less ice & snow tires – for maximum traction on ice and…
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DIY Winter Survival Kit

Many regions of the country experience natural disasters secondary to weather conditions. During winter, some people find themselves stranded on the road. By preparing in advance, vehicle owners increase their chances for survival until help arrives. Making a survival kit for a vehicle is not difficult and may save your life.

Equipment and supplies you want to have on hand include extra clothing changes that provide warmth. Pack a hat, boots and gloves if not worn during the journey. Take a snow shovel and an ice scraper. A bag of kitty litter provides traction on ice and snow.

 

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