2015’s Best Family Cars Named

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In a survival of the fittest, the editors of Kelley Blue Book take real families and ask them to evaluate a vast range of “family friendly” vehicles. The lineup includes; Sedans, Vans, Compacts, Pickups and SUVs.  With such a broad selection, there is a long list of ‘Must Have” features when it comes to making the title of 2015’s Best 15 Family Cars.

At Image Honda, we are proud to say that the Honda name showed up an impressive four times on this outstanding list! Honda is pleased to achieve the KBB 2015 Best Family Cars with the Honda Civic, Honda Accord, Honda CR-V and the obvious Honda Odyssey.

Being evaluated on everything from cargo space, rear seat entertainment and comfort and driving ability, it’s safe to say that Honda dominated this list.  The 2015 Honda lineup shows versatility combined with outstanding safety features – it’s no wonder Honda is a family favorite.

Families and editors closely reviewed:

  • 3 Minivans
  • 7 Midsize Sedans
  • 4 Compact SUV’s
  • 2 Full-Size Pickups
  • 3 Compact Cars
  • The 2015 Honda CR-V
  • Greater efficiency with the new Direct Injection Earth Dreams™ engine.
  • The extreme and traditional versatility of a CR-V including; easy fold-down 60/40 split rear seatback, available power tailgate and low cargo floor.
  • New added technologies such as; Collision Mitigation Braking System and Adaptive Cruise Control

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  • The 2015 Honda Accord:
  • Outstanding available safety feature including; Honda LaneWatch blind spot display, Lane Departure Warning system and Forward Collision Warning.
  • An athletic look and luxurious feel, the Accord is known for high-quality comfort and stunning exterior features.
  • Exceptionally spacious interior and outstanding accessory options, the Honda Accord has everything from trunk trays and cargo nets to heated rear seats and cutting-edge technology.

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  • The 2015 Honda Civic:
  • Canada’s best-selling car 17 years in a row!
  • Convenience and affordability with a technology like; available multi-angle rearview camera, Honda LaneWatch blind spot display, available 7” Display Audio System, HondaLink Next Generation and available proximity key entry system with push button start
  • The room you need and efficiency you want, the Honda Civic also features an available continuously variable transmission (CVT).

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  • The 2015 Honda Odyssey:
  • Top pick hands down! When it comes to family features, the Honda Odyssey has it all! Featuring the world’s first in-car vacuum system and the every so popular Honda cool box.
  • Room for eight! The versatility of this vehicle can accommodate life’s unexpected pick-ups and drop-offs with over eight different cabin configurations.
  • Road trip friendly features include; available Honda DVD Ultrawide Rear Entertainment System, Navigation, rear vision camera, blind spot information system, Honda LaneWatch and a total of 15 cup holders. All this combined with outstanding standard safety features, the Honda Odyssey takes the term “kid friendly” to a whole new level.

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When it comes to outstanding features, the list goes on and on.  One thing we can safely say is that owning a Honda is simply one of the best choices you could make for your family and your future.  Visit us today at Image Honda and take a test drive in one of our award-winning Honda Vehicles.

Credit: http://www.KBB.com

Credit: Honda Canada

GM Tops J.D. Power Vehicle Dependability Study

If you’re looking for dependability, General Motors vehicles should be at the top of your list.  For the first time, all GM brands ranked in the top 10 in the J.D. Power Vehicle Dependability Study.  This year, in an unprecedented placement, Buick ranked second with Chevrolet and GMC in a tie at tenth.  Based on past studies, this is the highest ranking ever for the Chevrolet brand.  This year, they led the Midsize Car segment with the Malibu while the Chevrolet Camaro ranked first in the Midsize Sporty Car segment for the third year in a row.

“GM’s customer-driven approach to quality and dependability is breaking through…Dependability is a top purchase consideration and key to customer loyalty.  These awards reflect our commitment to providing customers with the best overall experience in the industry,” said Grace Lieblein Vice President of Global Quality.

The award highlights are as follows:

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Malibu – Segment Award, Midsize Car
Camaro – Segment Award, Midsize Sporty Car
Silverado HD – Segment Award, Large Heavy Duty Pickup
Tahoe – Ranks Second, Large SUV
Suburban – Ranks Third, Large SUV
Silverado LD – Ranks Second, Large Light Duty Pickup

Buick

LaCrosse – Segment Award, Large Car
Enclave – Ranks Second, Midsize SUV

GMC

Sierra LD – Segment Award, Large Light Duty Pickup
Yukon – Segment Award, Large SUV
Terrain – Segment Award, Compact SUV
Sierra HD – Ranks Second, Large Heavy Duty Pickup

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At Queenston, we are proud of our award winning models and are excited to show them off. Stop by one of our two locations Queenston on Centennial or Queenston on the Mountain and take your test drive today!

Credit: GM Canada
Credit: J.D. Power 2015 U.S. Vehicle Dependability Study (VDS)

What Does The 2016 Honda Pilot Have To Offer?

We recently wrote a blog regarding the re-designed 2016 Honda Pilot, which made its Canadian debut at the Canadian International Auto Show last week. Expanding on that blog, we wanted to review some of the new and exciting features made available to you, the consumer. As you are about to hear, the new Pilot redefines our expectations when it comes to SUVs, by delivering style, flexibility and more family-friendly utility.

Safety

Safety is a top priority for the re-designed Pilot. Blind-spot monitoring, Forward Collision Warning, Lane-Keep Assistance and Adaptive Cruise Control are all available options on higher-trim versions.

Sunroof

The new Pilot steps it up a notch with its second row panoramic sunroof. This stylish addition complements the traditional sunroof that still remains located above the front seat passengers.

Flip & Fold Seats

Designed for versatility and function – the new flip and fold seats make it easier on passengers when getting into the third-row seating. These flip/fold seats also offer a 2nd row captain’s chair and heated seats.

Heated and Ventilated Seats

Additional quality features include: standard heated and available ventilated front seats,
available heated steering wheel, and available heated second-row seats. (Honda Canada, 2015)

Push Button Shifter

The new push button shifter allows for more space on the centre console and is the only Honda model to offer this.

Engine Stop-Start

The new Pilot features a start-stop 3.5 litre V-6 engine.

New Centre Console

As part of the new interior re-designs, the centre console is able to hold items as large as a full-size iPad or large purse.

The 2016 Honda Pilot is expected to launch at Image Honda this summer, which is only a few months away and we couldn’t be more excited! Contact us at Image Honda today if you have any questions regarding this new, must-have Honda Pilot.
www.imagehonda.com or 905-561-4100

Source: Honda Canada, 2015

2016 Honda Pilot

We love excitement and there is a lot of exciting news at Honda Canada lately.  One recent announcement is that the completely re-engineered and re-designed 2016 Honda Pilot SUV will be making its debut at the 2015 Canadian International Auto Show on February 12th in Toronto.  The all-new, eight passenger Pilot stands in a class of its own with “new technology, advanced safety, improved fuel economy and enhanced family utility and versatility.”  The newly re-designed 3 row SUV will surely impress.

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For latest updates and information on the all-new 2016 Honda Pilot, please follow our blog or visit us at Image Honda www.imagehonda.com.

Queenston on the Mountain State-of-the-art Car Wash Now Open – Complimentary With Every Service

We have some very exciting news to share at Queenston on the Mountain!  We are happy to announce that we have completed construction on our new state-of-the-art onsite car wash!  Now, every time you service your vehicle at Queenston on the mountain, you will receive a complimentary wash of your vehicle.

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Did you know we offer detailing?

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Please call our appointment coordinators directly at 905-381-4286 or email us at service@queenstonchev.com to schedule your detailing appointment.

Honda Accord Wins Again!

The Honda Accord has always been a popular car, so it is no surprise that the Accord has won Car and Driver Magazine’s 2015 10Best Cars award for the 29th time since 1983. That’s right; the Honda Accord has once again been named to the prestigious annual list of the 10 Best Cars.

Incorporating all your favourite Honda technology, the 2015 Accord features Earth Dreams Technology powertrains and boasts an impressive fuel economy with a 6.5L/100km highway rating from NRCAN. Interested in the V6? If so, you’re looking at a fuel economy highway rating of only 6.8L/100km.

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The Honda Accord, now in its 9th generation, has been sold in Canada since 1976. If you’re interested in test driving or learning more information about the 2015 Honda Accord, please contact us at Image Honda today at 905-561-4100 or www.imagehonda.com

Credit: Honda Canada

The 2014 Honda CR-Z

What is the Honda CR-Z all about? With a 1.5-Liter, 16-Valve, SOHC, i-VTEC, 4-Cylinder engine with a three-mode driving system (Sporty, Normal, ECON), available Manual transmission, and (CVT) steering wheel-mounted paddle shifters, this sporty hybrid is dangerously fun.

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Premium White Pearl or Crystal Black Pearl make this 2014 Hybrid with really standout. The premium package offers a leather interior, fog lamps, Honda satellite-linked navigation system with bilingual voice recognition, steering wheel-mounted audio controls, 17” alloy wheels, heated mirrors withintegrated turn indicators, 7 speaker audio system and heated seats – WOW! This car screams cool both inside and out!

Take a look at our sharp looking CR-Z Hybrid at Image Honda today!