September 15th, 2011
Shoppers will be very happy to know that 2012 is not the year the world will end. It’s the year the world will be graced with the presence of the newest Civic. The 2012 Honda Civic is set to be one of the hottest cars for the new year. Check it out as soon as possible at West Herr Honda, a Honda dealership serving Buffalo!
The new 2012 Honda Civic has been redesigned. It still has that same smooth Civic look that makes it instantly recognizable but it has been made sleeker. Weight-saving design, improved aerodynamics and engine modifications make the Civic lighter, quicker and more fuel efficient, as well as more pleasing to the eye. Additionally, increased structural rigidity makes the new Civic more responsive to handling. A smooth ride just got smoother for Buffalo area Honda drivers.
Honda Civics are known for their impressive fuel efficiency and the models available for shoppers at West Herr Honda, a local Honda dealership serving Buffalo, are no exception. The Civic HF has earned an EPA-estimated fuel efficiency of 41 miles per gallon highway, the highest of all the new gasoline-only powered Civics. Take note, though, that is gasoline-only. The new 2012 Civic Hybrid is expected to have an EPA-estimated 45 miles per gallon combined city/highway fuel economy. With its new lithium ion battery and 1.5-liter i-VTEC engine, the Civic Hybrid will likely be one of the most highly fuel efficient cars on the road. Buffalo area Honda Civic fans will be able to save a lot of money with this new vehicle.
The IIHS awards vehicles that are recognized for doing the best job of protecting vehicle occupants involved in front, side and rear crashes, plus rollover performance based on ratings in the Institute’s tests. All Top Safety Pick vehicles must also include a standard electronic stability control system. The 2012 Honda Civic earned straight A’s across the board by getting the highest possible rating of “Good” in all areas including the rigorous roof-strength test. Buffalo area Honda buyers should know they’ll be safe in their new 2012 Civic.
Some of the features that won the 2012 Civic the Top Safety Pick are standard front, front side and side curtain airbags, 4 wheel ABS with electronic brake distribution, vehicle stability assist and a tire pressure monitoring system. The airbags will keep all passengers safe in the case of an accident. 4 wheel ABS with EBD will help drivers keep control of the car during a hard braking situation. Vehicle stability assist will adjust for oversteer or understeer. The tire pressure monitoring system will let drivers know when their tires are improperly inflated.
The fact that the 2012 Honda Civic won the very prestigious IIHS Top Safety Pick award is representative of Honda’s commitment to its customers. The ninth generation of Honda Civics, the 2012 models, are a monument to such dedication as well as a haven for drivers looking for comfort, convenience and most of all, safety. West Herr Honda, a reliable Honda dealership serving Buffalo, would provide nothing else for customers.
Shoppers interested in the 2012 Honda Civic should head to West Herr Honda today. The dealership is located at 6120 S Transit Road in Lockport, NY. All other questions can be directed to the dealership by phone at 716-239-4835. West Herr customer reviews can be submitted online at http://www.ilovewestherr.com/.
August 16th, 2011
The 2011 Honda CR-Z is available now at West Herr Honda, a leading Honda dealership serving Buffalo.
The 2011 Honda CR-Z is the sport hybrid you have been dreaming about. West Herr Honda, a top Honda dealership serving Buffalo, is proudly showcasing this new vehicle in two different models, including the base model and the CR-Z EX.
At first glance, the 2011 Honda CR-Z will surely capture your attention with an elegant stance and crisp, clean lines. The classic coupe design was revamped with features such as 16-inch alloy wheels, a fin-type roof-mounted antenna, High-Intensity Discharge (HID) headlights with an auto on/off feature, fog lights as well as tinted glass
The performance of the car has been designed to deliver the most power and convenience for Buffalo shoppers. A key feature is the three driving modes that can be selected at just a push of a button. With these buttons you have the choice of Normal, Sport or Econ mode depending on your driving. Depending on the driving mode, the 2011 Honda CR-Z changes the way the vehicle drives.
When in Econ mode, the IMA Hybrid engine is used along with in-dash features such as the Eco Assist System to help improve fuel efficiency. If you want an extra kick in your drive, Sport mode utilizes the 1.5-liter i-VTEC 4-cylinder engine with 6-speed manual transmission or the available CVT automatic transmission with racing-inspired paddle shifters.
No matter the driving mode, Buffalo drivers can rest assured that the CR-Z will have great fuel efficiency as it achieves 31 mpg city, 37 mpg highway and 34 mpg combined. This AT-PZEV rated vehicle ranks as one of the more fuel-efficient vehicle on the road today.
Buffalo area Honda drivers know that safety is just as important as performance, so Honda included an impressive amount of safety features on the 2011 Honda CR-Z. These features include Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) to properly adjust understeer or oversteer, brake pressure and engine power in certain situations.
Also standard is 4-wheel anti-lock disc brakes (ABS) and the Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS). Front, front-side and side-curtain airbags surround the interior of the vehicle in the event of a collision as well. These features are packed into a frame designed for protection. The body structure is Honda’s Advanced Compatibility Engineering (ACE) design that ensures that energy will be evenly distributed throughout the front of the vehicle and away from passengers.
August 9th, 2011
West Herr Honda is proud to announce that Joe, a Maine resident is nearing his millionth mile in his old reliable Honda.
Joe is a dedicated Honda fan to say the least. He has been documenting his journey with his Honda Accord over the last 15 years and will finally reach his goal of driving a million miles later this year.
“Joe’s journey is a testament to his Honda’s reliability and how people have come to count on Honda for more than 50 years to get them to where they need to go,” said Tom Peyton, Honda brand manager for American Honda Motor Co., Inc.
When Joe hit the 300,000 mile mark he began documenting his progress by taking pictures along the way. Each year Joe drives around 62,000 miles and from now on he will be known as “Million Mile Joe.” According to Honda’s Facebook page Joe has his own unique way of driving his Honda, “You know how most people let their fuel go to almost empty? Joe never does. He’s also a creature of habit, using only Honda air, oil and fuel filters. Joe never rides heavy on the brakes, and changes the fluid every few years. He’s also replaced the fuel pump, both cooling fans and the radiator twice.”
The Honda Accord Sedan for sale at your Honda dealer serving Buffalo has significantly changed from Joe’s 1996 model. The interior has been completely transformed to provide ultimate comfort while maintaining safety and reliability as crucial components to what makes up the vehicle. The sedan comes with Bluetooth HandsFreeLink technology so there won’t be any need to touch your phone. In addition all Honda Accords equipped with Honda Satelite-Linked Navigation will have a review camera to make backing up and parking a breeze.
One thing you won’t have to worry about it safety. According to Honda, “The Honda Accord has received 5 stars in every category based on the government’s standards.” The categories are as followed:
There will be no worrying when you are driving an Accord you have the best safety features in the industry to keep you protected.
To learn more about the 2011 Honda Accord for sale near Buffalo visit http://www.westherrhonda.com or call (716) 239-4835 to speak to a West Herr Honda representative.