HondaLink iOS Update

An update to the iOS app is now available to all Honda Customers using HondaLink.  The affected vehicles include: 2013 Accord Sedan, 2013 Accord Coupe and the 2013 Crosstour.

The update to HondaLink is currently available if you visit the Apple App Store.  This upgrade will provide many improvements such as:

  • Bluetooth and USB dual connectivity issues
  • Apps crashing while music is playing through the “Aha” audio source
  • Improved overall navigation and performance
  • Searching for and adding stations has been simplified
  • App crashing when phone’s OS is set to a language other than English or French
  • Added a “play/pause” button on the station list.

If you are currently using HondaLink, we strongly recommend you complete the upgrade.  Additionally, if you have any questions or would like help completing it, please stop in at Image Honda anytime – we would be happy to help!

Credit: Honda Canada

The 2013 Honda Accord named Canadian Car of the Year

Earlier this morning at the opening of the Canadian International Auto Show in Toronto, the winner of the Canadian Car of the Year was awarded by the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC). The top honour went to none other than the 2013 Honda Accord sedan, and deservedly so. The Honda Accord beat out the 2013 Hyundai Elantra GT and the 2013 Porsche Boxster.7964949

AJAC’s annual test in October had about 80 leading auto journalists from across Canada gathered to test drive and evaluate over one hundred 2013 vehicles.

“We are extremely proud to see the Accord recognized by so many of Canada’s top journalists as Canadian Car of the Year and we thank AJAC for this great honour,” said Takashi Sekiguchi, President and CEO, Honda Canada who was there to accept the award. “The Accord is one of our most important vehicles, so we’re thrilled to receive the great feedback that we’re continuing to raise the bar in the family car category.”image

Congratulations to Honda Canada and Honda worldwide for this great achievement. For anyone who hasn’t had a chance to take a 2013 Honda Accord out on the road, it is definitely one to put on your list.

For more information on booking a test drive, any additional information and videos on the 2013 Honda Accord be sure to visit our Image Honda YouTube channel at and our main page at

By Nerissa Mohamed

Source: Canada Newswire

Honda Accord and Fit Receive Car and Driver Magazine’s 10 Best Car Award!

Honda does it again!  We are pleased to announce that the 2013 Honda Accord and 2013 Honda Fit have been honoured, yet again, with Car and Driver Magazine’s “10 Best Cars” Awards.    This prestigious and highly competitive award is not new to Honda.  The Accord has achieved Car and Driver’s “10 Best Cars” status a record 27 times in the 31 years this competition has been held.  Not to be outdone, the Honda Fit holds the title in each of the 7 years it has been for sale in North America!

So, how does Car and Driver conclude what qualifies as a “10 Best Car”? Each September, the editors of Car and Driver test all 2013 models under $80,000, as well as returning winners.  Over the course of a week, they test-drive these vehicles a combined distance of over 15,000 miles before reaching a decision.

If you are interested in test driving the 2013 Honda Accord, 2013 Honda Fit or any of our vehicles in the award winning line-up – please visit us at or call us at 1-888-375-5914
By: Amy Cochren

Car and Driver
Honda Canada

Image Honda – Accord Series Part 2: HondaLink & Aha

Watch part 2 of our 2013 Accord Series presentation, as we take an introductory look at the HondaLink and Aha system. Stay tuned for part 3 of our series, when we take a look at Honda`s Earth Dream Technology.

If you have any additional questions or would like more information on the 2013 Honda Accord, please visit us at or contact us at 1-888-375-5914.

Image Honda Accord Series – Part 1: Warning Systems

Join us for part 1 of our 2013 Honda Accord Series. In this video, Image Honda takes you on a virtual tour of the new Accord to show you how to use the many warning systems and where they are located. These systems include: Forward Collision Warning and Lane Watch Blind Spot Display.
For more information on the 2013 Honda Accord, please visit us at Stay tuned for part 2 of our Series where we discuss the HondaLink System!

2013 Honda Accord – HondaLink Continued

Yesterday, we blogged about HondaLink and all of the new features it brings to the 2013 Honda Accord. With so much information about this new technology, we at Image Honda wanted to expand a little further on this system.

 Upon delivery, our Delivery Coordinator will introduce you to your new Accord and explain all the ins and outs of your vehicle.  It is important to note, that before you begin experiencing HondaLink, you will need to download the HondaLink App from your smartphone app store. 

In order to register with HondaLink and Aha, you will need to launch the App on your smartphone.  Tap Register and follow the sign-up prompts:

  • Register for HondaLink
  • Register for Aha or connect to an existing Aha account
  • A welcome e-mail will be sent to you with confirmation verification

Once you have completed these steps, simply sit back and enjoy all the in-vehicle technology Honda has to offer! 

For more information on the 2013 Honda Accord or information on the HondaLink system – Please contact us at Image Honda 905-561-4100 or visit us on the web at

By: Amy Cochren

Credit: Honda Canada

2013 Honda Accord – Honda Link

You may or may not have heard that Honda has unveiled a new cloud based “in-vehicle connectivity” system called HondaLink.  Set to make its debut this fall, with the release of the all new re-designed 2013 Honda Accord, this system will give drivers access to all their favourite media in a more accessible way.

The HondaLink smart phone application will allow users to put away their mobile devices by pre-program content on their phone, which is accessible through voice recognition, steering wheel controls and in-dash audio system controls.   This function will provide owners with a more personalized drive and give them a more unique driving experience.

Perhaps, the most exciting feature of HondaLink is the “Aha” service, which will allow users to listen to their Facebook and Twitter in an audio newsfeeds.  Aha, also has access to location-based personalized restaurant listings from yelp, as well as internet music services such as Slacker; a service that is free and instantly available!  Whether it is having a book read to you while you drive, or listening to the rest of the podcast you didn’t have time to finish before you left work, HondaLink will exceed your greatest expectations.

For more information on HondaLink, please see the video below.  If you are interested in purchasing or a vehicle or would like more information on the 2013 Honda Accord please visit us at or call us at 905-561-4100.

By: Amy Cochren