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Selecting a Crossover From a Large Lineup of Vehicles

Selecting a Crossover From a Large Lineup of Vehicles Picking out a new vehicle isn't a decision that should be taken lightly. After all, this is one of the biggest investments you will ever make in your lifetime. If you're unsure what type of vehicle you should choose, take some time to look into the crossover. Most manufacturers are offering one, if not more, crossover models. Some of the perks of this vehicle class include:
  • Great towing capabilities for boats, campers, trailers and more.
  • Excellent fuel efficiency ratings on both the highway and city streets.
  • Plenty of technology…
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Summer Tires, All-Season Tires and the Kind of Driver

You have the option of summer tires and all-season tires. If you are wondering which ones to choose, you have to think about the type of driver you are. Not everyone is meant to drive with summer tires. At the same times, there are certain types of people that would not do as well with all-season tires.

The type of driver who is better off with all-season tires are the drivers who are just commuters. These are the ones that use their vehicles to get from one point to another. They are also people who tend to drive a lot…

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How Should Sandpaper Be Used During a Headlight Restoration Project?

The first thing you need to understand when performing a headlight restoration project is that you need to use caution while sanding the deteriorating outside layer of polycarbonate plastic. If you are too aggressive, then you will scratch the deep, unblemished layers of plastic—those clean layers you hope to expose to be as bright as new for better vision driving around San Leandro at night.

To assure you are not harming the lens surface and are still removing the damaged layers, grab the lowest level of sandpaper grit and wet it — sand horizontally across the headlight for ten minutes…
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Sharing is Golden: Learn to Share the Road With Bicyclists

Driving has always been a bit complicated. You have to pay attention to other drivers, pedestrians, and now the growing number of bicyclists in San Leandro. The following are a few tips to help you get used to bicyclists.

Good Technology

Dealerships like San Leandro Honda have cars with state-of-the-art technology that helps make you a better driver. These tech specs give you a blind spot sensor system to help prevent you from hitting someone. Rear cameras give you better perspective when driving backwards.

Be Conscious

You are a large vehicle compared to bicyclists, so you have to be 

 

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How to Protect Your Vehicle from Salt Corrosion

Winter driving means many things to many people, but what is most common for everyone is trying to keep their vehicles from damage from salt corrosion. At San Leandro Honda, we want you to be an informed driver who knows how to take care of your vehicle and keep it looking like new for as long as possible. Stop at our store and allow us to offer you some maintenance tips.

As beneficial as it is to see salt on our snow and ice-covered winter roads, salt can damage our cars. Here are some helpful ideas.
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• Wash your car regularly…
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Refinancing vs. trading in your car

If you have problems paying on your vehicle, you may be wondering if you need to refinance. You also might be thinking of trading in your vehicle to get something more affordable. Most dealerships are happy to help you do this because it means you’ll likely be more satisfied with your vehicle experience and continue to re-invest in new cars. So what’s the best options for you?

If you have positive equity, then you’re in a great position to get a new car. This means that the car is worth more than you owe on it. You…
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Get Ready For An Adventure

If you're excited to test your skills and the capabilities of your vehicle, you can take the road less traveled and head off the road. There are a few things you can keep in mind to make sure you can handle the terrain.

First of all, you'll need a good set of tires. Many dealers, like San Leandro Honda, can get you outfitted with off-road tires. These tires are better equipped to grip the trail and make their way over uneven terrain. When you do put tires on, you may also have to list your vehicle in order…
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What Does the LATCH Evaluation Do For You?

Chances are when you're shopping for your next car, safety will be one of your utmost concerns for the new vehicle. Here at San Leandro Honda, we care about your family’s safety as well, and that is why we want to inform you about the IIHS's LATCH evaluation.

LATCH stands for Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children, and it is a system car manufacturers use to properly secure child seats. The IIHS saw that many manufacturers were installing LATCH systems without thinking about how easy the car seat was to install. In response to this, the IIHS…
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Glare Reduction Options

If you have ever had the misfortune of driving into the sun when it first comes up in the morning or as it sets in the evening, you know the hazards of a glaring windshield. The sun in your face is not only uncomfortable, but it also poses a driving hazard. However, there are a few tips you might try to reduce the problem.

The easiest way to protect your eyes involves investing in a good pair of polarizing sunglasses. The lenses are created in such a way as to protect against UV and UB rays in addition to reducing…
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Received a Recall Notice? Here’s What to Do Next.

An automotive recall occurs when a vehicle manufacturer or auto parts supplier discovers that a specific part is defective or unsafe in some way. Sometimes this occurs as a result of recurring problems with the particular part or vehicle brand, but sometimes the defect is discovered before the public is even aware of the issue.

If your vehicle is affected by a recall, the manufacturer will contact you by mail and will also report the recall on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s website. 

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