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Useful Information About a Blind Spot Monitor

Our team here at Island Honda in Kahului, HI tries to keep our consumers informed about the safety features that are available with the models in our inventory. Over the past few years, automobile manufacturers have developed safety features that are innovative and offer drivers and passengers increased protection. One of the top safety features on the market is a Blind Spot Monitor.

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Basic and Advanced Features in Infotainment Systems

Some of the most common features in an infotainment system include mobile applications, GPS navigation, and audio channels. When you browse the inventory at Island Honda in Kahului, HI, you'll see these popular amenities in the cockpits

An affordable sedan usually comes with an entry-level infotainment console that's connected to AM/FM radio channels. 

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Why Buy a Crossover?

There are a lot of reasons that people prefer crossover SUVs to sedans, vans, and regular SUVs. Simply put, there's a lot more room and fuel efficiency with the latest crossovers. While older styles used to be bulky and inefficient for road trips, crossovers are now built to get the greatest gas mileage. Some models are able to get up to 30 miles per gallon or more on the highway. 

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Testing a Car Battery for Optimal Performance

A healthy battery is crucial to the performance of any vehicle. You will need a voltmeter to test the strength of your car battery. Because a battery can emit harmful acid, be sure to wear gloves and safety goggles before beginning the process.

By connecting the red or positive voltmeter test to the battery's positive terminal and the black or negative lead to the battery's negative terminal...

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Pros and Cons of Tonneau Covers

Our team of truck experts at Island Honda of Kahului, HI want to be sure that you're fully informed about Tonneau truck bed covers.

The biggest advantage of owning a Tonneau cover is that they can improve your fuel efficiency by up to one full mile per gallon of gas. This may not seem like a lot, but over time, this can add up to very real savings. 

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Strategies to Avoid Hydroplaning

One of the most dangerous situations that can arise when motoring is hydroplaning. There are some strategies that can be employed to avoid hydroplaning.

A key element of avoiding hydroplaning involves proper tire care. A key element of this is keeping your tires inflated properly. You should check your tires weekly to ensure that they properly are inflated.

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What Does an Alternator Do?

You may have heard of an alternator, but what exactly does it do? That's exactly what Island Honda of Kahului, HI wants you to know.

An alternator is a part of your car which charges that battery of the vehicle while your car is in motion. If it stops working, the car battery won't be able to hold a charge and your vehicle will be stopped in its tracks.  

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Tailgating Like A Pro: Tips for A Stress-Free Event!

Many people think taking a truck tailgating is one of the great benefits to owning a pickup. We at Island Honda tend to agree and have some tips to make your tailgating event memorable.

Using a toolbox for your tailgating essentials makes it easy to keep everything organized and prepared for your next event. A large toolbox with drawers can keep cooking utensils, spices, gear of weather, labels, trash bags, and silverware handy.

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How to Quickly Clean a Messy Car

You should be proud of the vehicle that you drive. If the vehicle is dirty and messy, it can be hard to be proud of it. There are some things that you can do to quickly clean a vehicle when you suddenly find out that you need to give someone a ride.

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