Cardinal Honda breaks down the Honda Sensing® safety suite

If you're in the market for a new car, you've probably been bombarded with information about advanced safety technologies. They're all the rage right now, and for good reason! For decades, reputable automakers, including Honda, have worked hard to build cars that could withstand accidents. Now they're developing technologies that help to prevent a collision in the first place!

Honda's way of combating accidents is with Honda Sensing®. It's a comprehensive suite of advanced safety technologies and with it you'll get the following: Lane Departure Warning, Lane Keeping Assist, 


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The Honda HR-V gets a mid-cycle refresh for the 2019 Model Year

The Honda HR-V, a subcompact crossover known for its spacious interior, joined the Honda lineup during the 2016 model year and it's about to go through its first mid-cycle refresh. Soon, 2019 Honda HR-V models will be available at Cardinal Honda and we're excited for the updates that give the model more technology, safety features, and a premium edge in a segment that's wildly competitive.


The 2016-2018MY HR-V's had an available touchscreen that used the HondaLink™ infotainment system. Starting in 2019, drivers of select trims can choose to use the Apple CarPlay™  

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Honda Service Center

Honda vehicles are famous for their reliability. However, even the most reliable Honda model isn't invincible. Whether you drive a Honda Accord, Honda Civic, Honda CR-V, or any other Honda model, they all have one thing in common: they all require regular auto service to keep them running their finest.

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2018 Honda Accord

Honda is famous around the world for producing efficient, reliable vehicles. The 2018 Honda Accord proves that reputation is well-deserved. Comfortable, capable, and with many standard and available features, the 2018 Honda Accord is one of the finest midsize sedans on the road.

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It's Time to Take a Closer Look at the 2018 Honda Accord


Sedan-style cars have been around for a long time, and, while SUVs may be gaining in popularity here in the Groton area, the 2018 Honda Accord we have here at Cardinal Honda is as stylish, reliable, and well-equipped as ever.

Our sedans from Honda are still a go-to choice for many Connecticut drivers, and it's easy to see why. The 2018 Honda Accord is eye-catching and easy to drive, and it seats five people in total comfort. Add in the legendary Honda innovation and reliability, and you have a great car that should be at the top of every…

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Four Things Connecticut Drivers like About the 2018 Honda CR-V


With a large variety of small SUV options flooding the roadways here in Connecticut, it can be difficult to know which model is best for you. Here at Cardinal Honda, we like to recommend our 2018 Honda CR-V for our customers, because it's a stylish, reliable vehicle that's perfect whether you have a small family or you're a single professional.

There's a lot to know and love about the 2018 Honda CR-V. But, we find that many of the people who visit us at our Groton showroom appreciate four specific things about this model, including:

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Three Honda Models Praised for Retaining Their Value

Late last month, Honda announced that three of their top models had received 2018 Edmunds Best Retained Value Awards. The 2018 Honda Civic, Honda CR-V and 2018 Honda Accord all came out on top of their respective categories with respect to their projected residual value after five years of ownership.

A higher residual value offsets your long-term ownership costs, since you have more equity in your vehicle when it's time to either sell or trade-in your Honda vehicle. This helps put more money in your pocket at the end of your ownership period, which is always a positive.
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Explore the 2018 Honda Accord at Cardinal Honda

Over the course of more than four decades, the Honda Accord has earned acclaim and popularity throughout the United States thanks to its unparalleled combination of practicality and good looks. For the 2018 model year, the sedan has been given a refreshing makeover that highlight's the vehicle's exterior design.

The 2018 Honda Accord now features the Honda Sensing® suite of safety features as a standard amenity on every trim level, of which there are five.

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The Importance of Oil Changes

We all know that it is important to have your oil changed. However, not everyone knows why. Just what does oil do, and why does it need to be replaced? We're here to help answer those questions.

Your engine is composed of many moving parts. Normally while your engine runs, they would rub together, producing friction and heat. Over time this would cause them to degrade, and eventually your engine would break down. That's where oil comes in.

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Apple CarPlay Compatibility

The new Honda infotainment system gives you increased functionality in a familiar and intuitive interface through Apple CarPlay. This system allows you to use iPhone apps and interact with your device without even touching it.

The advantages of Apple CarPlay are enormous. They keep you more attentive to your driving and less focused on your device. Using the familiar interface, navigating between applications is simpler than ever. You can message, call, listen to music, and even use navigation from the Apple CarPlay interface. All you need to do is plug in your iPhone, and you're ready.

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