Your search for the best subcompact car ends here at Greg May Honda! Subcompact cars are a great choice for your next new car. They are efficient, fun to drive, easy to maneuver and have a lot of cargo space for their size. It seems like each major car manufacturer has a subcompact car option out there, so how do you choose? We want to make the decision as stress-free as possible, so today we're comparing two top subcompact cars: the 2016 Honda Fit and the 2016 Chevy Sonic in Waco!
The Fit and the Sonic have similar top safety ratings, which is great because generally subcompact cars aren't known for their safety. They both received a 5-star rating for the NHTSA front crash test for the driver and passenger and 5-stars for the Front and Rear seats of the NHTSA side impact test. However similar they may be, The Fit has Active Head Restraints, which protect the driver and front passenger from whiplash. The Sonic doesn't offer this protection. This proves helpful because in the NHTSA test, the Fit's neck compression was almost 30 pounds less force than the Sonic.
The Fit's warranty is better than the Sonic's, with unlimited amount of miles versus the Sonic's 100,000-mile cap. J.D. Power and Associates have ranked Honda as a company for 5th in reliability, and Chevrolet is ranked 9th, because it has 7 more problems per 100 vehicles than Honda does. Better rank, less problems!
Fuel Economy & Transmission
According to the EPA test cycle, the Fit has better fuel mileage than the Sonic. The Fit gets an average of 29 MPG in the city and 37 on the highway*, while the Sonic only gets 26 MPG in the city and 35 on the highway*. You could be saving money and the environment in the Fit! A part of the efficient engine could be credited to the Fit's transmission, which offers continuously variable transmission and means it takes no "steps" between gears to help keep the engine at max efficiency!
As far as cargo and passenger space go, the Fit has the Chevy Sonic in Waco beat. The Fit has a total of 5.1 cubic feet more passenger volume than the Sonic. Long trip ahead in the near future? The Fit's rear seats recline for passenger comfort and to allow more room for storage. With the rear seat folded, the Fit has 52.7 feet of cargo space while the Sonic only has 47.7 cubic feet.
There you have it, folks! Looks like the 2016 Honda Fit truly defeats the 2016 Chevy Sonic in Waco on a multitude of levels. Come see it for yourself at Greg May Honda and schedule a test drive today!
Are you on the hunt for cool, consistently reliable crossover? We don't blame you! Crossovers are ideal for any stage of life considering their compact body-style with loads of cargo and passenger space. They aren't quite big enough to be considered a full-size SUV, but aren't small enough to be a compact car. In other words, they are just right! However, with so many options on the market, you may need some guidance. Greg May Honda is here to help you decide between two amazing crossovers: the 2015 Honda CR-V and the 2015 Dodge Journey.
2015 Honda CR-V in Waco
- Standard Collision Mitigation Braking System that warns driver of possible collisions ahead & automatically brakes if driver doesn't react quick enough
- Lane departure warning system that will alert an inattentive driver when the vehicle leaves its lane
- Optional HondaLink Assist with GPS
- 5-star driver crash safety rating by the NHTSA
- Granted to only 47 vehicles, the CR-V is a IIHS "Top Pick Plus"
- Unlimited mile 5-year corrosion warranty
- J.D. Power ranks Honda 5th in reliability
- CR-V's 4 cylinder engine produces 12 more horsepower than the Journey
- According to EPA estimates, the CR-V gets 27 city/34 highway MPG*
- Tows 500 more pounds than the Journey
- Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT)
- Consumer Reports rated the CR-V's headlight performance as "very good"
- 70.9 cubic feet of cargo space
- Standard Bluetooth connectivity
- Awarded 3 Kiplinger awards
2015 Dodge Journey in Waco
- 5-star driver crash safety rating by the NHTSA
- J.D. Power ranks Dodge 26th in reliability
- According to EPA estimates, the Journey gets 19 city/26 highway MPG*
- Headlights performance rated "good" by Consumer Reports
- 67.7 cubic feet of cargo space
- No Kiplinger awards
- Seven available models
- Available Bluetooth connectivity (does not come standard)
Well, the better crossover choice seems pretty clear to us! The 2015 Honda CR-V stands above the 2015 Dodge Journey in more ways than one. Get your hands on the wheel of one of our new CR-V models in store today at Greg May Honda!
*Based on 2012-2016 EPA mileage estimates, reflecting new EPA fuel economy methods beginning with 2008 models. Use for comparison purposes only. Do not compare to models before 2008. Your actual mileage will vary depending on driving conditions, how you drive and maintain your vehicle, battery-pack age/condition and other factors.
We’re nearing the end of 2015, which means the cutting-edge 2016 vehicles are coming in hot! With so many new 2016 sedans in Waco, it can be tough to decide which one is right for you. At Greg May Honda, we want you to make the best choice; so today we're going to show you why the 2016 Honda Accord is unparalleled by the 2016 Toyota Camry!
Let's start out with the exterior. The 2016 Honda Accord has an all-new body style. It's bold and beautiful, featuring illuminating LED headlights (option for Touring) and has elegant redesigned taillights for safe and stylish breaking. The Camry doesn't offer LED headlights at all. If you decide to purchase the Accord Sport or higher, you'll also have the latest LED fog lights to help in low-visibility situations. Chrome finish exhaust and chrome door handles are standard on all versions of the Accord, and so is the aluminum hood.
We'd never want you to judge a book solely by its cover, so now let's explore underneath the 2016 Honda Accord's surface. Some really cool extras the Accord has that the Camry doesn’t are Active Noise Cancellation, Eco Assist, a remote starting system, and standard dual air conditioning. Both 2016 sedans in Waco are recommended by Consumer Reports, however, only the Accord is a Car Book "Best Bet."
In terms of space, the Accord has more passenger space and more cargo capacity than the Camry. No need to worry about your passenger's comfort or whether that piece of furniture is going to fit! And not just the front seat passengers; your passengers in the back will also be comfortable because the Accord Touring offers seat heating in the front and back. The Camry only offers heated front seats.
It's luxurious yet sporty and the perfect sedan for you. Do you agree that out of both 2016 sedans in Waco, that the 2016 Honda Accord is the top pick? If so, come see us at Greg May Honda today and one of our associates would be more than happy to help you!
Greg May Honda is here to help you on your quest for your next subcompact car! Today we're looking in-depth at two impressive vehicles in their class, the 2016 Honda Fit and the Nissan Versa in Waco.
Let's start by taking a look at safety ratings. Even though both vehicles have standard driver and passenger airbags, front side-impact airbags and side-impact head airbags, only the Honda Fit left the NHTSA front crash test with 5 stars overall for both driver's seat and passenger. The Nissan Versa didn't do so hot with only 3 stars overall for the driver's side and only 2 for the passenger. You'll be much safer in the Honda Fit.
The Fit also beats out the Nissan Versa in Waco with its engine performance. Delivering 21 more horsepower than the Versa, the Fit can go from zero to 60 in 9.1 seconds! This is compared to the Versa's 109 horsepower and zero to 60 in 10.3 seconds. The Fit also has a better transmission than the Versa, with a six-speed manual transmission, which improves performance, reduces engine wear and gets you better MPG.
So now that we have the technicalities out of the way, let's get to the fun stuff. The Fit offers a remote starting system, so you can cool off your vehicle inside the comfort of your home and never have to sit in a hot car ever again! The Versa doesn't offer a remote starting system. Additionally, all Fit models come standard with Bluetooth Streaming audio and USB audio interface on a swanky 7-inch display touch screen. The Versa has Bluetooth and a rear view camera, but on a 5.8 color display screen. Both vehicles come with their own version of wireless connectivity, the Fit with HondaLink and Versa with NissanConnect.
We might be a little biased, but the Honda Fit seems to put the Nissan Versa in Waco to shame in terms of safety, engine performance and features. What do you think? If you agree, we'd love to see you stop by Greg May Honda today to test drive the 2016 Honda Fit!
If you want to test drive in Waco because you're anticipating purchasing a compact car in the near future, you might be looking into the 2015 Honda Civic and the Mitsubishi Lancer in Waco. Both are great options, however, one is ultimately the best option for you, and at Greg May Honda, we believe it’s the 2015 Honda Civic. Why? Here are 8 reasons!
1. Outstanding Safety Ratings
- The 2015 Honda Civic is safer than the Mitsubishi Lancer, as indicated by a crash test by the NHTSA. The neck injury risk is 41% compared to the Mitsubishi's 58%.
- The Civic also received an overall rating of "Good" by the IIHS in its small overlap frontal offset crash test, while the Lancer received an overall rating of "Acceptable."
- The NHTSA side impact test on both vehicles gave Civic five stars overall, and the Lancer only has a four star rating.
2. Unlimited Warranty
- The Civic's corrosion warranty is unlimited miles longer than the Mitsubishi Lancers (which is 100,000).
- With 69% more Honda dealers than Mitsubishi dealers, getting serviced or assistance is much easier.
- J.D. Power and Associates rated the Civic #3 among compact cars and the Lancer, you ask? Not even in the top three.
- You'll really want to test drive in Waco because the Honda as a company ranks 8th in the 2014 Initial Quality Study of new car owners, as surveyed by J.D. Power and Associates. Mitsubishi ranks much farther down at 30th.
- The 2014 survey of owners of three-year-old cars confirmed that Honda is more reliable than Mitsubishi as Honda ranked sixth in reliability by J.D. Power, Mitsubishi ranked 26th.
4. Fuel Economy
- According to the EPA test cycle, the Civic's standard engine trumps the Lancer in fuel mileage with 28 city/36 highway (Lancer is 25 city/34 highway).
5. Quality Space
- The Civic has more shoulder room than the Mitsubishi Lancer in Waco.
- The 2015 Honda Civic offers cargo security, but the Lancer does not.
6. Towing Capacity
- Need to tow but not into trucks? The Civic has up to 1000 pounds of towing power (Lancer has zero towing capacity).
- The Civic has a telescoping steering wheel for optimal driving comfort.
- Power locks automatically lock when your Civic hits a certain speed, which keeps you and your passengers safer on the road.
- Standard smartphone integration is available in the Civic SE/EX/EX-L and includes voice texting and Internet radio integration.
- Bluetooth wireless connectivity is standard on the Civic and costs extra if you go with the Lancer.
8. Lower Insurance Cost
- The Complete Car Cost Guide estimates that the insurance on your Civic will cost $1810 less than the Mitsubishi Lancer over a 5-year period.
Need we say more? All over the spectrum, the 2015 Honda Civic beats out the Mitsubishi Lancer. If you want to see for yourself, stop by Greg May Honda and take a test drive in Waco today!
Greg May Honda in Waco is here to make sure that you buy a vehicle to "fit" your needs. If you're just looking to get from point A to point B, the 2015 Kia Soul will do. But, if you're looking to get from point A to point B safely and with style, the Honda Fit is the car for you and you can find the 2016 Honda Fit in Waco!
Active Head Restraints
The 2016 Honda Fit features Active Head Restraints that protect both the driver and the passenger from whiplash caused by rear-end collisions. A seatbelt can hold you upright, but the Active Head Restraint moves the headrest forward to eliminate neck and spine injuries.
Daytime Running Lights
The Canadian government did a study and found that driving with lights during daytime hours reduced accidents by 11%! The 2016 Honda Fit comes equipped with daytime running lights to make it more conspicuous and easily visible.
NHTSA Crash Test 5-Star Safety-Rating For Both Driver & Passenger
After the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration conducted a front crash test, it was concluded that the 2016 Honda Fit is safer than the 2015 Kia Soul. Compared to the Kia Soul who only received 4 stars overall for passenger safety, the 2016 Honda Fit received a 5 star overall rating for both driver and passenger safety.
Style & Comfort Extras
Legroom & Space
Your taller friends and family will be more comfortable in the 2016 Honda Fit because it features more front legroom and more rear legroom than the Soul. Have a long road trip scheduled? No fear, the Fit's rear seats recline, making an extended road trip restful for the passengers in the very back.
Remote Vehicle Starting System
There's nothing worse than waiting for a car to heat up or cool down, but you don't have to worry about that with the 2016 Honda Fit. For the colder or extremely hot days, a simple push of a button from inside of your home can start up your vehicle without even having to open the door! This Honda Fit in Waco can withstand any kind of crazy Texas weather.
Bluetooth and 5-inch Color LCD Screen
If you love jamming out in the car, you'll really love that the 2016 Honda Fit is set with Bluetooth ® Streaming Audio and Bluetooth ® HandsFreeLink for when you need to take a quick call. All of this is displayed on the 5-inch color LCD Screen (7-inch for 2016 Honda EX /EX-L)! Going all out with the 2016 Honda EX-L? You'll enjoy real-time traffic updates that plot alternative routes to automatically bypass traffic problems on the GPS screen. How cool is that?
The decision should be easy for your next compact SUV. Come take a test-drive in the 2016 Honda Fit in Waco at Greg May Honda today!
Looking to invest in a new crossover or mini SUV in Waco? You might be looking further into the 2016 Honda HR-V and the 2015 Subaru XV Crosstrek. And, if you are, Greg May Honda is here to help you learn more about these two vehicles regarding how they compare.
Overall, we think the HR-V is the winner of these two cars. However, the XV Crosstrek has quite a bit to offer too. In comparison to the HR-V, it stands out with things like standard all-wheel drive (available but not standard on HR-V models), a larger fuel tank, fog lights, a roof rack, and heated outside mirrors. As you can probably tell, the XV Crosstrek is a bit more outdoorsy than the HR-V in some ways.
The HR-V offers more of what most drivers are looking for, though. Some of its outstanding features include blind spot mirrors, standard six-speed manual transmission, and a maintenance minder system. The XV Crosstrek doesn't have any of these features and only comes with standard five-speed manual transmission.
Additionally, the XV Crosstrek can't compare to the HR-V in terms of space. The HR-V boasts more room for passengers and more room for storage. And it manages to do this while having a smaller, lighter body than the XV Crosstrek, which means it's easier to maneuver on the road.
Have we convinced you the 2016 Honda HR-V is worth test driving? Schedule your test drive with us at Greg May Honda! We look forward to your visit!
Weighing your new subcompact car options in Waco? Both the 2015 Honda Fit and 2015 Mitsubishi Mirage are excellent choices. In fact, they're such excellent choices that deciding between them can be a bit of a challenge. Fortunately, Greg May Honda is here to help you compare them. In this article, we'll be explaining some of the things that both of these cars bring to the table.
First off, let's take a look at the Mirage's perks. In contrast to the new Fit, the Mirage distinguishes itself with a little bit more fuel efficiency, according to EPA estimates. Additionally, the Mirage has some other benefits, including standard automatic climate control, a standard knee airbag, and optional fog lights. The Fit doesn't have these features.
Even though the Mirage has the things offered above, it still can't quite hold a candle to the 2015 Fit. This is because the Fit is the safety, performance, and entertainment champ of these two vehicle options. In terms of safety, the Fit outdid the Mirage in IIHS crash tests, and it comes with extras like daytime running lights, blind spot mirrors, and active head restraints. The Mirage doesn't offer these features.
The Fit's performance advantages are many. Most notably, its standard 4-cylinder engine produces almost twice as much horsepower as the Mirage's (130 hp vs. 74 hp). Furthermore, the Fit has 1.4 extra gallons of fuel tank capacity, a longer wheelbase, and a front stabilizer bar, which improves handling.
The Fit is also an appealing choice because it offers more passenger and cargo room than the Mirage. Plus, it has a telescoping steering wheel, standard Bluetooth, and standard smartphone integration. The Mirage doesn't offer any of these things.
Get to know the 2015 Honda Fit better at Greg May Honda! We invite you to schedule a test drive!
On the lookout for a mini SUV that saves you at the pump, is easy to drive in the city and in the country, and that offers some extras to enhance your life as a driver? There's a good chance you've stumbled upon both the 2016 Honda HR-V and the 2015 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport. So, you might be wondering how these two cars compare. Greg May Honda has the info you're looking for! In this post, we'll explain how the new HR-V ultimately outshines the new Outlander Sport.
First off, let's start with the new Mitsubishi Outlander Sport's advantages. It has a larger fuel tank than the HR-V, which means it probably allows for a longer range between fill-ups. Plus, it has steering wheel transmission control, which is an interesting and handy feature the HR-V doesn't have. Additionally, a power-adjustable driver's seat helps distinguish the Outlander Sport from the HR-V.
When it comes to overall safety, performance, and comfort, however, we think the 2016 HR-V is the true champ of these two mini SUVs. The HR-V has safety extras like blind spot mirrors that make a big difference. It also gets better fuel mileage, according to EPA estimates. Plus, it has standard six-speed manual transmission, which trumps the Outlander Sport's standard five-speed manual transmission.
It's also important to note that the new HR-V offers 2.6 extra cubic feet of room for passengers. It additionally has 9.3 extra cubic feet of room for cargo (with its rear seats down). Available smartphone integration, which the Outlander Sport also doesn't offer, further sets the new HR-V apart as the leader of these two vehicles.
So, which of these mini SUVs sounds like a better match for you? If it's the 2016 Honda HR-V, consider scheduling a test drive in one of our models at Greg May Honda!
How do the 2015 Honda Civic and 2015 Ford Focus compare? If you're asking yourself that question, Greg May Honda has some answers for you. Here's some important information we think you should know about the advantages each of these compact cars has:
2015 Honda Civic's Key Advantages
Headrests that prevent whiplash injuries
Daytime running lights
A "Top Pick+" title from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, which trumps the Focus's less impressive "Top Pick" title
124% more predicted reliability on the road than the Focus, based on Consumer Reports findings
Better fuel economy ratings, based on EPA test cycles and estimates
Available continuously variable transmission, which allows for peak engine performance and efficiency
Larger brake rotors in the front, which enhance the Civic's stopping capabilities
An extra 3.9 cubic feet of space for passengers, which definitely allows for more comfort
A standard locking fuel door
Lower ownership expenses over the course of five years, according to Intellichoice
2015 Ford Focus's Key Advantages
A 590-amp battery that provides some extra reliability in comparison to the Civic's 410-amp battery
A battery that doesn't require any maintenance
Available dual zone climate control
Ready to drive the 2015 Honda Civic to see if it passes muster? Schedule a test drive at Greg May Honda!