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Inspect and Replace Tire Tread Before Trouble Arises

Don't make the mistake of waiting until your car is unable to stop to be concerned about tire tread issues. Now is the time to get to the dealership, like DCH Gardena Honda, to have the car tires inspected for any signs of trouble that could impact your ability to drive safely.

Although it might only appear like small tire wear, that bare spot on those tires can have a real impact in your ability to bring your vehicle to a stop at high speeds. As the tread wears, the distance the car travels before reaching a stop increases…

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What Makes Genuine Replacement Parts More Reliable?

The parts that you are using on your vehicle will have a huge impact on how the car drives and how much it will cost you to keep it running. Don't waste money on inferior parts at the discount parts store when you could get the original replacement parts from our team at DCH Gardena Honda instead.

The simple fact is that not all of those aftermarket parts you find for your vehicle are manufactured the same. Usually the cheaper the part, the sooner it will fail. Getting the OEM approved parts from the dealer ensures your money is…

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Holiday Food Transportation Tips

With the holiday season quickly approaching, you may be planning on hosting a gathering involving a feast. Some of your guests may need to travel by car with their food items. We are delighted to share some tips to help you ensure your guests and their food arrive safely:

  • Utilize the two-hour rule. Do not leave perishable foods at room temperature for more than two hours.
  • As a general guideline, cold food items should remain at 40F or lower and hot food items should remain at 140F or above.
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What's Important About Tire Rotations?

Tire rotation implies merely changing the position of tires of a vehicle. Tires tend to wear out unevenly because the front tires mostly wear on the outside edges as the tire leans over as you turn a corner. However, the rear tires follow the front hence wearing off more evenly. Rotating tires saves on front tire replacement as they wear on the edges faster.

 

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Do Not Ignore Vehicle Warning Lights

Many drivers in Gardena, CA and beyond have seen a vehicle warning light appear on our dashboard and decided we would continue our journey before getting the issue checked. However, here at DCH Gardena Honda, we strongly recommend all residents monitor their vehicle warning lights and allow our technicians to assist whenever a light illuminates. Every vehicle warning light has its own meaning, and the meaning can range from a simple fluid fill to a more extensive correction.

You could see a light illuminate on your dashboard that warns of low coolant or a serious ESP fault warning.

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2018 Honda Accord Gets New Engine & Transmission Options

 

The new 2018 Honda Accord has been reimagined, reconfigured, and redesigned inside and out. This new Accord is less sedan and more fastback, which is a delightful change of pace for Honda. What's more, the 10th generation Accord is available in both continuously variable and manual transmission options. That's right. You heard us. In addition to a CVT, there will be a real three-pedal, manual-transmission option available for the 2018 model year. Let that sink in, #savethemanuals crowd...

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New Honda Fit Sport Trim Refined Coming to DCH Gardena Honda

The 2018 Honda Fit Sport Trim has gotten multiple aesthetic updates from the base model Honda Fit. A sleek two tone grill, black lower and chrome upper, and a lower lip with an exclusive sport trim orange accent line gives an aggressive look to the new front end.

Other aesthetic updates include.

  • Two tone grill with black lower and chrome upper
  • Lower lip with orange accent line unique to sports trim
  • Honda Factory Performance (HFP) 16 inch black alloy wheels with two orange accent lines
  • Two new colors: Orange Fury and Helios Yellow Pearl
  • Diffuser with orange accent line
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2017 Honda Ridgeline Gains Recognition

After being fully redesigned, the new Honda Ridgeline has received many awards for the 2017 model year. Focusing on you as the driver, the Honda Ridgeline was built for functionality and comfort.

The new Honda Ridgeline sports many unique features including a "trunk" under the cargo bed and dual hinged tailgate that can open down or from the side, lead to the pickup claiming the 2017 North American Truck of the Year award. Honda engineered the Ridgeline to offer drivers pickup capability without sacrificing ride quality, with an available i-VTM4 AWD system

 

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How Can My Honda Benefit from a Maintenance Schedule?

You may be wondering what exactly a maintenance schedule is. A maintenance schedule consists of the different recommended services that you should get done to your vehicle, and when you should come down to DCH Gardena Honda and visit our service center to complete them. With your vehicle, in the owner’s manual, is generally where you can find a list of the recommended services...

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