Are you in the market for your next (or first) SUV? Greg May Honda has every option you can dream of, but first, we have to talk about your SUV options! Just like anything else, not all SUVs were created equal. For example, today we're comparing the 2015 Toyota Highlander and the 2016 Honda Pilot in Waco TX to find out which reigns top SUV!
The Highlander and the Pilot have similar safety features that include driver and passenger airbags, side-impact head airbags and four-wheel antilock breaks, just to name a few. However, the Pilot Touring/Elite has standard Parking Sensors to warn driver of obstacles that they might not immediately recognize, which makes it stand out in terms of safety.
In addition to more superior safety features, the Pilot also gets better fuel efficiency than the Highlander. The Pilot has an engine control system that shuts half of the engine's cylinders down to increase efficiency, and turns the engine off when you're stopped in traffic to save fuel and reduce pollution. The Highlander doesn't have this engine control system.
Whether you carpool on a regular basis, go on frequent extended trips or just want to be stress-free during the next move, the Honda Pilot is the crossover for you. It has 8 more cubic feet of passenger space than the Highlander does, so not only will your passengers be comfortable, but you can fit an entire additional person. And, with the second seat folded, the Pilot has 109 cubic feet of space while the Highlander only has 83.7 cubic feet. That's a 25.3 cubic foot difference, which could make the difference on whether or not you have to call your husband's brother's roommate to bring his truck to pick up your new furniture piece. Speaking of trucks, they aren't the only ones that can tow a large load. The Highlander can tow up to 1,500 pounds and the Pilot can tow a whopping 3,500!
Are you as blown away by the Honda Pilot in Waco as we are? If so, we invite you to see the 2016 Pilot in person at Greg May Honda and maybe even take it for a spin while you're here!
How do mid-size cars add up in the Waco area? Greg May Honda is here to find out! We love making sure our customers or potential customers get the best vehicle on the block, so we regularly compare similar vehicles so the car-buying process goes by more quickly. Today we are focusing on a couple of popular vehicles: the 2016 Honda Fit and the 2015 Jeep Compass in Waco TX. Which one will outperform the other?
For starters, its no secret that he 2016 Fit has much higher safety ratings. We're talking two whole stars better than the 2015 Compass! In the NHTSA 35 MPG front crash test, the Fit received a flawless 5-star rating while the Compass falls short with only 3 stars for both the driver and the passenger. In addition to those ratings, the IIHS rates the Fit as a "Top Pick" for 2015, while the Compass was not rated as a "Top Pick." Which vehicle would you want your loved ones riding in? We're going to guess the 2016 Fit.
With safety ratings compared, lets move onto fuel economy. The Fit gets 29 MPG in the city and 37 on the highway*. The Compass, you ask? It gets only 23 MPG in the city and 30 on the highway*. The Compass' highway fuel economy is almost equal to the Fit's city fuel economy! Gasoline is no inexpensive resource, so you'll be saving money and the environment by going with the 2016 Honda Fit.
Now, let's talk about the fun stuff: features. The Fit has a telescoping steering wheel for optimum driver comfort, and the Compass doesn't offer this. Meanwhile, if you go with the Fit, you'll have standard smartphone integration, standard automatic headlights, standard Smart Entry System (on EX/EX-L) and Bluetooth wireless. If you go with the Compass, unfortunately you'll receive none of these top-of-the-line features.
After that comparison, it's apparent that the 2016 Honda Fit beats out the 2015 Jeep Compass in Waco TX in several ways! Interested in seeing it in person? Stop by our Greg May Honda store or check out your Fit options online!
*Actual MPG rating will vary with options, driving conditions, habits and vehicle condition.
Cruising for new minivan options? You've come to the right place because Greg May Honda is your new car expert! Minivans are not only family friendly, but have incredible technology features like never before. We have two amazing minivans to compare today: the 2015 Toyota Sienna and the 2016 Honda Odyssey in Waco, Texas. Let's check them out!
2016 Honda Odyssey
- Overall 5-star safety rating from the NHTSA crash safety test
- Overall "Good" rating in the IIHS crash safety test
- Zero to 60 MPH in 7.3 seconds
- 21 gallon fuel capacity
- 248 horsepower
- Stops more quickly than the Sienna (60 to zero, 125 ft. vs. 128 ft.)
- Vehicle speed sensitive variable-assist power steering for a better feel of the road (not offered in the Sienna)
- Towing power up to 3500 pounds
- 172.6 cubic feet of passenger volume
- The driver can lower the windows from outside the vehicle using the key in the outside lock cylinder or the keyless remote.
- Odyssey Touring/Elite has a standard center folding armrest for third row seats
- A Consumer Reports' "Top Pick"
- Recognized as a Car Book "Best Bet"
- Winner of 4 Kiplinger's Awards
- Optional Odyssey "Special Edition" complete with new HondaVAC
- Seating for up to 8
- 5 car seat anchors
2015 Toyota Sienna
- Overall 4-star safety rating from the NHTSA crash safety test
- Overall "Acceptable" rating in the IIHS crash safety test
- Zero to 60 MPH in 7.7 seconds
- Fuel capacity of 20 gallons
- Not recommended to tow anything
- Passenger volume of 164.4 cubic feet
- Driver can only operate windows from the inside of the vehicle
- Recommended by Consumer Reports
- 2 Kiplinger's Awards
- Seating for up to 8 passengers
- Dual sliding doors with jam protection
It's not hard to see that of these two minivan options, the Honda Odyssey in Waco, Texas beats the Sienna, by far! Interested in seeing it for yourself? We invite you to take it for a spin at the one and only Greg May Honda!
Greg May Honda is excited to assist you in exploring new SUVs in Waco! SUVs have a lot to offer due to their massive seating capacity, versatility, towing capacity, safety and horsepower. Purchasing a new SUV is a smart choice, but what is the top SUV choice? We're here to find out! Join us today as we compare two outstanding SUVs in Waco: the 2016 Honda Pilot and the 2016 Ford Explorer!
2016 Honda Pilot
- Offers a Collision Mitigation Braking System to warn driver of potential collision ahead
- Engine automatically turns off when the vehicle is in heavy traffic situations and auto starts again when the driver is ready to move again to save fuel and ultimately save you money
- The Honda Pilot in San Antonio has a 19.5 gallon fuel capacity, almost a full gallon more than the Explorer
- 9-speed automatic on the Honda Pilot Touring/Elite (Explorer only has up to 6-speed option)
- Easier to maneuver and park because it is 3.8 inches shorter than the Explorer and 400-550 pounds less
- Pilot has 8 passenger seating (1 more person than the Explorer can hold)
- Middle and third row seats recline
- Able to tow 1500 more pounds than the Ford Explorer
- Total 109.2 cubic feet of cargo space
- Aerodynamic styling
- Hands-free tailgate lift
- LED Headlights
2016 Ford Explorer
- Front wheel drive and four-wheel antilock breaks
- Available 2.3L EcoBoost Engine
- Available hands-free, foot-activated lift-gate
- Standard airbags
- 18.6 gallons of fuel capacity
The choice is clear when it comes to deciding between these two SUVs in Waco – the 2016 Honda Pilot is unrivaled! Feel the power of the 2016 Pilot for yourself at Greg May Honda. We'd love to schedule you in for a test drive today!
Shopping for a new sedan? Whether you're a seasoned sedan owner, currently driving one, or you're considering giving them a try for the first time, Greg May Honda has your back! Sedans are an excellent choice for a vehicle because of their efficient fuel economy, luxury and convenience features and unsurpassed safety features. Although we can categorize sedans as overall outstanding cars, some sedans outshine others. Let's compare two impressive sedans: the 2016 Honda Accord and the 2015 Nissan Altima in Waco.
2016 Honda Accord in Waco
- Recommended by Consumer Reports
- A Car Book "Best Bet"
- Winner of 3 Kiplinger awards
- Accord is available in coupe and sedan models
- Memory seats for convenience in the Accord EX-L/Touring
- Automatic dimming high beams
- Heated front seats
- Trunk space of 15.8 cubic feet
- Computer-generated active noise cancellation for a quieter, more enjoyable ride
- Towing capacity of 1000 pounds
- Zero to sixty in 7.7 seconds
- Daytime running lights (proven to reduce accidents during the day by 11%)
- Horsepower of 278
- Offers a continuously variable transmission (CVT)
- Audio system with Pandora capability
- SMS text-messaging integration
2015 Nissan Altima in Waco
- 2 Kiplinger's Awards
- Heated front seats
- Trunk space of 15.8 cubic feet
- No towing capacity
- Zero to sixty in 8.2 seconds
- 270 horsepower
- Offers a continuously variable transmission (CVT)
To sum it up, the 2016 Honda Accord definitely trumps the 2015 Altima in Waco in terms of safety, awards, ergonomics and more! If you want to see it in person, stop by Greg May Honda today and we'll get you in the driver's seat of the all-new Accord and our sales associates will be happy to help you out! See you soon!
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!