“Are we there yet?!” It’s a common question asked by more than a few kids this time of year, as the rigors of travel and–let’s be honest–the short attention spans of our progeny make them more than a little antsy during longer trips. So what is a parent to do? Easy! Download a few fun and informational phone apps, and let your kids’ imaginations run free! Here are five great apps for kids on vacation, from your friends at Metro Honda! Read the rest of this entry »
“Who’s a good boy? Are you a good boy?”
Chances are, if you happen to be a dog owner, this is (relatively one-sided) conversation you’ve undoubtedly had for each wonderful day of your ownership. Perhaps a less common human/dog conversation, however, might require a little more attention, and it’s a conversation that generally begins with, “Who wants to go for a car ride?” As much as dogs love riding in the car, they tend to be somewhat finicky travel companions. So, before you begin your next cruise with your furry friend, take these five dog travel tips from your friends at Metro Honda.
To the surprise of no one, Honda has a long and illustrious history in automobile racing. Honda’s racing program was founded fifty years ago and, after a long hiatus, is now up and running at full swing again. But did you know that people will race almost anything? We at Metro Honda wanted to look at a few of the stranger racing competitions around today, none of which we would recommend anyone trying. Have your popcorn ready? Enjoy the chaos! Read the rest of this entry »
In the early to mid 1990s, a popular subset of small vehicles known as “kei cars” had taken Japanese markets by storm, with many compact passenger cars, vans and pickups occupying a previously untapped niche within the marketplace. One of the most popular of these kei cars was called the Honda Beat, a two-seater, 660cc three-cylinder vehicle that was thrilling to drive as well as being attractive visually. Although it was popular with auto enthusiasts everywhere, the Beat never made it to our shores, and eventually faded from memory. However, its legacy was conjured again recently with the announcement of the Honda S660, a vehicle similar in style and performance profile to the legendary Beat. Read the rest of this entry »
If you’re like us at Metro Honda, the minute that anyone asks us a question we don’t know, or presents us with a problem, the first reaction is, “Let me check my phone.” This applies to a long list of questions–Quick, who played the dad on Mr. Belvedere?!–but it’s perhaps most handy when it comes to car-related tasks. So we at Metro Honda have put together a fancy little list of 5 helpful car-related phone apps, all of which are free and available in both Android and iOS options. Safe travels! Read the rest of this entry »
In recent years, as the shift toward more dependable and fuel-efficient vehicles has become more pronounced, the competition within the small-car segment has never been more fierce. Where the segment was previously defined by inexpensive interior materials and uninspiring performance, compact vehicles have evolved to become as refined as they are economical. During this evolution, two have moved to the top of the class, the Honda Civic and the Toyota Corolla. But how do these two stack up to each other head-to-head? Read the rest of this entry »
Man, when it rains, it pours, huh? Just last week, we greeted the news that the 2015 Honda Pilot had arrived at our Jersey City dealership, and this week is no less exciting at Metro Honda. That is because, at long last, we have greeted the 2015 Honda Fit, which has been fully restyled for the new model year. It is energetic in all the right places, further proof that the so-called “hot hatchback” genre is here to stay. But how does this latest model stack up? Let’s break down the updated 2015 Honda Fit, shall we? Read the rest of this entry »
If you’ve got a trip coming up–and it’s summer, so you should probably get on that–then you’ve more than likely been considering which vehicle will be the one to carry you and your progeny to the grandparents’ house in the next few weeks. You have many options to consider–or, at least, you used to.
That’s because you might have realized that Metro Honda in Jersey City is now offering the updated 2015 Honda Pilot, a vehicle ready-made for family vacations. Wanna know why? Read the rest of this entry »
Grab your aprons, New Jerseyans! The Fourth of July is just around the corner, and with the weather now at its absolute best, we are also welcoming National Grilling Month. So, before you plot your next grill-out, enjoy these simple grilling tips from your friends at Metro Honda! Let’s get grilling, shall we? Read the rest of this entry »
Do you love music? (Okay, dumb question; everyone loves music.) More importantly, do you love to actually experience music? And to find new artists, and to engage with what you find as a community? If so, you might be interested in the “Honda Stage,” the latest music venture from Honda. So what is it, exactly? If we’re being truthful, we at Metro Honda are still getting to know the details ourselves. So how about we get to know it together? Let’s get the skinny on a few pertinent details. Read the rest of this entry »