Archive for the ‘Honda’ Category

Where can I find pre-owned Honda vehicles near Austin, TX?

Thursday, May 16th, 2019
Red 2019 Honda CR-V drives along a mountain road with a blue lake beneath it. Exterior front/side angled view.

Used Honda with Financing in the Austin, TX area

Honda vehicles are known for their reliability, strong performance, cutting-edge technology, and all-around excellent craftsmanship. Because of their well-made nature, they make great candidates for a used purchase. So where is the best place to get pre-owned Honda vehicles in the Austin, TX area? (more…)

What’s the most popular car in Texas?

Monday, January 7th, 2019
A blue 2019 Ford F-150 pulls a big camper through a ranch.

Texans’ Favorite Vehicle(s)

We’ve often wondered at the question: what’s the most popular car here in Texas? Is it really the pickup truck, the vehicle we’re so commonly associated with? Or does a sedan or SUV take the real lead? Well, we decided to delve into this all-important issue, and found that, unfortunately, the answer is not completely straightforward. (more…)

Does Honda or Toyota Offer Better Standard Safety Features?

Wednesday, October 10th, 2018
car on a highway with computer code graphics surrounding it

Many car manufacturers are offering ever better driver assistance features in their new vehicles. This technology can do everything from notify a driver that there is someone in their blind spot while they are driving on the highway, to stopping automatically if a pedestrian is detected in a crosswalk. Even better, more and more of these safety suites are coming standard on new vehicles. In this blog we are going to check out two heavy-hitters in the driver assistance market and pit Honda Sensing vs Toyota Safety Sense. While individual vehicles will offer different sets of features, we can share some general information about these two systems. (more…)

What’s the difference between trims and feature packages?

Friday, February 9th, 2018
What do trim levels mean on cars? with a generic car background

When it comes to shopping for a car, there can be a lot of confusing terminology. In addition to things like automatic transmissions vs CVTs , and the differences between compact or midsize sedans, you may have hear words like “trim” level, or “feature package”. While most of us have a decent grasp of what a make or model is, what do trim levels mean on cars? And how is that different from a feature package? (more…)

Are minivans or crossovers better for families?

Tuesday, January 9th, 2018
a Honda Odyssey and Chevy Suburban side separated, with a caption "Best for families" a minivan or three-row crossover?"

When it comes to getting yourself and your family where you need to go, it’s important to find the right vehicle. While a compact or midsize sedan, or a smaller crossover or SUV might be just fine if you have a smaller family, more than two or three kids will require a larger vehicle. That is where minivans and three-row crossovers come into play. But are minivans or crossovers better for families? Explore some of the factors below. (more…)

Where can I find my car manual online?

Thursday, December 7th, 2017
SUV semi-abandoned in the desert with the caption "Find your owner's manual online"

When it comes to figuring out what kind of gas to put in your vehicle, or how often you need to check or replace your timing belt, the advice often comes down to checking your owner’s manual to find the right maintenance interval or recommended fuel. But what if you have an older car, a pre-owned model, or just can’t remember where you put the thing? Fortunately for everyone whose owner’s manual has vanished, most car manufacturers also put their owner’s manuals online for anyone to access. But if you are wondering “Where can I find my car manual online?” we’re glad you asked! (more…)

Best Cars and Crossovers for Your Day-To-Day Commute in the Austin Area

Wednesday, November 29th, 2017
Rear View of a Lin of Cars and Crossovers in a Traffic Jam

What is the Best Commuter Car?

Did you know that the average day-to-day commute in America is 26.4 minutes or about 15 miles? In the Austin area, the average daily commute is 12.3 miles with commute times that range from 5 minutes to 75 minutes. If you live in the Austin area and are looking for a high-quality, pre-owned car, you may have asked – what is the best commuter car? With an extensive inventory of used cars, trucks and crossovers at Third Coast Auto Group, we have what you need for your day-to-day commute with available on-site financing and affordable prices. (more…)