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Slide the Seats of the 2020 Honda Odyssey To Access More Seats

The 2020 Honda Odyssey at Garcia Honda Albuquerque is an example of thoughtful design. The vehicle is not only designed to bring comfort to everyone inside the vehicle but is also designed to make access to anywhere in the vehicle as easy as possible. There are features in the Odyssey that make accessing the seat behind you a lot easier.

One thing that the Honda Odyssey makes it easy for you to do is slide the seats so that you can access the seat behind them with the Magic Slide seat feature. These seats are located in the second row…

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2020 Honda Passport: Intelligent Features Are Standard

Whether you're running errands around Albuquerque or taking an energetic ride on a bumpy road, you need a vehicle that handles all conditions. Check out the 2020 Honda Passport, a new midsize SUV with capability features you're looking for.

Intelligent Traction Management helps you drive better. When you're on dry roads, it handles the way you need it to, and when you're on wet streets, it changes to meet your driving needs. Just press the button to activate snow mode, or mud and sand modes, if you're using the all-wheel drive feature. Working with the…
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2020 Honda Accord: The Latest Technology Turns Your Commute into an Experience Instead of a Simple Ride

Technology has turned driving into an experience rather than an activity. In these days, cars are equipped with the latest in modern technology, keeping people safe, connected, and on track to their destinations. Never before has transportation been so dynamic. The 2020 Honda Accord is one of these dynamic cars. It's making waves in Albuquerque with its impressive features.

The connectivity features of the 2020 Honda Accord are very exciting. The car features Apple CarPlay integration and Android Auto integration so you can connect the car with your phone
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Why is Tire Pressure Important?

Most car owners tend to forget about checking their tire pressure until it's too late. One morning, you're greeted by a flat tire or experience a blowout when driving down the road. Keeping your tires properly inflated can do more than save you from breaking down, it can even save you money at the gas pump.

When your tires are low on air, your engine has to consume more gas in order to propel your car forward. This can add up to dozens of gallons over time in addition to causing uneven wear on your tire's tread…
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Should You Choose a Compact Temporary Spare Tire or a Full-Size Spare?

If your vehicle allows you to choose between a compact temporary tire and a full-size spare but you don't know the differences, read on to find out more. These are two very distinct options that provide different pros and cons.

The compact temporary is great for vehicles that don't have a lot of storage space. Some vehicles have a built in compartment for this type of spare. The downside is, you can't drive on the compact spare for long. You'll need to immediately head to a location that can fix your tire as soon as you…
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Get Ready for Some Football with These Tailgating Essentials

Preseason football in underway, which means you'll be heading to your local stadium for some tailgating action in just a couple of weeks. If you're new to the tailgating experience, we here at Garcia Honda Albuquerque have you covered. Check out some of our recommendations for tailgating essentials:
  • Make sure you have seating with you. Bring some fold up chairs that can be easily stored in your trunk.
  • If you'll be eating, make sure you have all the necessary utensils and plates you will need. Make sure everything is disposable for easy cleanup.
  • Keep a couple...
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Auto Suspension Systems Withstand Harsh Conditions

Designed to dampen forces, a car's suspension system is exposed to minor and major beatings from the road. Sport utility vehicles and pickup trucks are usually supported by heavy-duty struts and shock absorbers that are engineered to survive mechanical torture. After all, these types of vehicles are tuned to take on rugged landscapes and inclement weather. Frequent off-road driving reduces the lifespan of critical components in the suspension system. Dirt and grime from the ground accumulate on the surfaces and interior chambers of select accessories. 
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Easy And Effective Ways To Clean Your Tires And Wheels

At Garcia Honda Albuquerque we want our customers to know that we care about their after purchase experience. This is why we are providing tips on how they can easily clean their vehicle's wheels and tires without breaking a sweat or the bank.

When cleaning the wheels, it is important that you select an appropriate type of cleaner for your wheels. A chrome wheel cleaner should only be used to clean chrome wheels because it will damage non-chrome wheels. A brush with feathered bristles should ideally be used to clean wheels because it will prevent scratching. 
 

 

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Understanding the Key Differences Between Payload and Towing

The terms payload and towing capacity are often erroneously used interchangeably. While they have a similar meaning, there is a distinct difference between the two.

Payload is defined as the items that you carry inside of your vehicle. This figure is determined by the total weight that a vehicle can handle. The towing capacity is defined as the amount of weight that a vehicle can pull behind it. Towing is based on the strength of the frame combined with the power and torque of the engine and its transmission.
 

 

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Find a Safe Vehicle for Your Teenager

If you're the parent of a teenager, you likely know all about trying to find a vehicle for your son or daughter that's within your budget and will be safe for them to drive. As a group, teenage drivers are more likely to engage in risky behavior while driving, but you might not have the budget to spend the same amount of money on your child's vehicle as you would your own. At Garcia Honda Albuquerque, we want to help you find a safe vehicle for your child, so here are a few tips.

First of all…
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