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Here's How LATCH Evaluations Can Benefit Your Child

Here at Greenwich Honda, we're as concerned for your child's safety as you are. That's why we always recommend parents take a look at the LATCH exam—short for Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children, it's an evidence-backed way to determine the quality and safety of a vehicle's backseat tethers. Let's take a look at the rating criteria and how it impacts a car's score.

When rated with the LATCH exam, vehicles are given a rating of either poor, marginal, acceptable, or good. Marginal and poor ratings should be avoided, where you should…
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Winter Survival Kit Essentials

We at Greenwich Honda love to give tips about winter driving. A survival kit in your car should include essential items and custom items for passengers and extended trips. Consider items that will meet your needs for waiting in the car versus leaving your vehicle to find assistance on foot.

Your vehicle should be ready for winter with a good spare tire, a jack, fluids, a tow chain and tire chains for icy road conditions. A shovel and battery charger or jumper cables should also be in your survival kit. Include an ice scraper and work gloves to keep snow…
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Black Ice Slide-Outs Are Dangerous - How To Prevent Them

There is a lot of snow on the ground today as a result of the storm. The roads are as icy as ever and people sliding like they are in a hockey rink. You will be one of the lucky people privy to the knowledge of avoiding sliding on black ice.

Rule 1. Make sure to always gently steer the wheel in the same direction that those back wheels are sliding towards. Rule of thumb: left = left, right = right.

Rules 2. Never apply the brakes in such a situation. It will only make things worse. Brakes will only accelerate the…
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Why an SUV is a Good Choice for You

We want you to be smart as you choose the vehicle that you will purchase next. There are going to be a number of vehicles that will draw your attention, and we want you to think about all that is offered in an SUV.

Are your pets like family to you? Would you like to drive a vehicle that will keep them comfortable? When you purchase an SUV, you can know that you will have room to take your pets with you on the go and to help them stay comfortable and content while you are driving.
 

 

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What is an Infotainment System?

In-car entertainment systems have evolved in the past five years. Ever since 2015, auto manufacturers have been beefing up the LED screen quality and connectivity, allowing for new WiFi-enabled vehicles, better driver safety alerts, new app interfaces like Apple CarPlay, and lots of vehicle diagnostic options.

Some of the latest infotainment systems have large touch-screens, while others are still going with a heads-up display design. This will likely change as many drivers like the idea of large screens in their center console that they can see full models of apps on their

 

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Buying a used car? Here's what you need to know

Finding a used car doesn't have to be difficult. In fact, it shouldn't be. With the right preparation and the right tools, you'll be able to find something that's incredible.

Before you start searching, understand what your budget for your vehicle is. This will help you to narrow down your search, as you'll only be looking for models that are within your price range. You also need to consider the vehicle's history. Check the vehicle history report of each car you're thinking about purchasing. This will help you to determine whether a particular…

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Backup Camera

The great thing about newly manufactured vehicles these days, is that they have a lot of great options that come standard in the vehicle, but also, that are optional add-on's. Many manufacturers are including a backup camera in their vehicles, and with good reason. This is a selling point, because it makes your driving experience more enjoyable. It can also add to the overall safety of your vehicle. We know how important safety is to our clients, so we here at Greenwich Honda like to recommend choosing a vehicle with a backup camera in it or considering it as…
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Don't Ignore Signs Your Tires Need to be Replaced

The tread on the car tires might be wearing unevenly because the tire pressure is off. Here are some of the things that you could expect if riding on car tires that do not have the right air pressure in each tire.

When the car tire doesn't have enough air, it rides lower and the sides of the tire now are coming in contact with the road. This makes it more likely that added friction could cause a blowout, and it will certainly wear away the tread at a faster rate.

Tires with too much air pressure make it…
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2018 Honda Civic returns with options

The 2018 Honda Civic Sedan, 2018 Honda Civic Coupe and the 2018 Honda Civic Si will be arriving soon and they are being tagged with terms like diverse and sporty but you can add safety to that list.

The 2018 Honda Civic sedan comes equipped with Honda Sensing on all available trims. Honda Sensing is a suite of driver-assisted technologies to alert drivers to avert dangerous situations. On the sedan and the coupe, Honda Sensing features include the Collision Mitigation Braking System, Adaptive Cruise Control with Low Speed Follow and Lane Keeping Assist.

 

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