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What Should I Know about My Alignment?

If you know your vehicle well then you probably know when something isn't quite right about how your vehicle is driving. You may notice the steering wheel feels a bit bumpier than normal. You may also notice that your vehicle is veering a bit to one side while driving at higher speeds. These issues are very common when a vehicle is in desperate need of alignment. An alignment refers to the front two wheels of your vehicle and how they need to be pointing at the exact same angle in the same direction. Just being the slightest bit off…

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Is Your Alternator Holding You Back?

There are many systems in your vehicle that depend on electrical current in order to run. Your automotive battery is at the heart of this. But you may wonder how your battery can last for years on end without completely discharging. The answer to that is your alternator. Your vehicle's alternator is a basically a small generator that recharges your battery as the engine runs as well as sends power to other electrical systems to power than such as your lights and your radio.

As your engine rotates, it turns your main serpentine belt. There are many different systems…

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Do You Have Enough Horsepower in Your Vehicle?

Whenever we buy a car, one of the de facto measurements that we look for is the horsepower of the engine. This tells us the relative power of the engine and how the car will respond when we drive it.

The term "horsepower" came about during the 18th century when James Watt, the famous inventor needed a way to impress upon people how powerful his steam engines were. He was seeking a way to measure that power in a way that people could understand. One day he was watching ponies working at a coal mine, and he calculated that one…

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Which Drivetrain Will Lead You to the Most Success?

If you've considered getting a new vehicle, you may want to take a look at a four-wheel or, all-wheel-drive vehicle. Surprisingly, these models have become more popular lately, as manufacturers are offering the feature on more models, at a more affordable price. Some packages and models even come with the feature already included. Our team at Honda World has a great assortment to choose from.

If you're not familiar with how these features work, we'll be glad to explain. Both drivetrains offer better traction and handling on nearly any type of terrain. In bad weather conditions...

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You Can Check Your Oil Less Often Than You Think

Many people get their oil changed every 3,000 miles, and that is probably too often. It really all depends on your style of driving and on how hard you are on your vehicle. If you make a lot of short trips, let your vehicle idle for long periods of time, or drive in a lot of starts and go traffic then you probably need to get your oil changed more often.

Be sure to regularly check on the health of your oil when you do your pre-checks. It should be nice and clear like cooking oil and not black…

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Get the Right Information When It Comes to Move Over Laws

Are you aware that there is move over laws in Arkansas? These regulations are in place so that you can move safely out of the way of emergency vehicles that are trying to help cars that have been in accidents or need roadside assistance.

When a car has its emergency lights on and needs to get to the shoulder of the road, you should change lanes so that the lane near the shoulder is clear for the vehicle. If you can't change lanes due to heavy traffic, you should slow down to 15 miles per hour below the speed…

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Have Your Headlights Tested Regularly

50% of deadly road accidents occur in the dark. Most of them are caused by malfunctioning headlights. Most drivers are not keen when it comes to replacement of vehicles' lights before burnout. This is entirely dangerous as it does not only risk the lives of drivers but also that of pedestrians.

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Total Cost Calculation Eliminates Future Spending Issues

What is the total cost of ownership? It's a great formula we use to help you stay within your budget. We don't just consider the monthly payment. That's a good chunk of the total cost. We dig deeper than that. Our finance department asks you questions about fuel consumption. We calculate how much money you'll need to put in your pocket for gas each month.

We can also estimate your monthly insurance payment. This could depend on factors like your age, driving history, credit, and value of the vehicle. We know this is important to know…

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Properly Prepare for Your Road Trip With Tips From Honda World

Before you head off on a road trip, there are a few things that you should do to make sure you are properly prepared for the trip that is in front of you. Honda World is here to make sure that you are ready for the trip that you are going on, with a few of our favorite road trip pieces of advice.

  • It is important for you to get your car checked before a road trip to make sure that there are no needs that have to be addressed.
  • You should plan out your trip as much as you…
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