Kindness, Integrity, Respect.

Our "Clear & Simple" Philosophy

At Cardinal Honda, we value and respect each of our valued customers, and we want you to receive the same treatment as our other customers receive regardless of your negotiating skills. Our non-commissioned sales and leasing consultants are available to help you get a fair price on your next vehicle. We offer the exact transparent pricing to every customer on both new and used vehicles. Our "Clear and Simple" philosophy also covers these other aspects of your buying experience.

  • 1. Clear & Simple Warranty:  Every new Honda vehicle that we sell at Cardinal Honda comes with a 10-year/120,000-mile warranty at no extra charge!

  • 2. Certified Used Car Program:  Used vehicles in our Certified Pre-Owned program come with a 100,000-mile/7-year powertrain warranty and a 12,000-mile/12-month warranty on non-powertrain parts.

  • 3. Preferred Customer Status:  By buying your next vehicle from us, you can enjoy all of the perks that come from being a Preferred Customer at Cardinal Honda.
  • 4. Cardinal Cash:  Cardinal Cash is a gift to each customer and is made possible by Cardinal Honda employees. It is distributed in many ways! Sometimes you'll find it under your wiper blade or it may be given to you by your sales consultant. Save money on parts and services at our dealership with Cardinal Cash. Cardinal Cash is one of the many small ways that we show our appreciation to our valued customers.

  • 5. Complimentary Wash & Vacuum:  Our team will wash and vacuum any new or pre-owned vehicle that carries Cardinal Honda identification at no cost to the customer when time permits after each service.
  • 6. Lifetime Towing:  We reward our customers who keep up with factory-recommended maintenance by providing free towing as needed for as long as you own the car. Free towing covers the first 15 miles of the tow when our technicians complete the repair work in our service shop.

  • 7. First Oil Change is Free:  As a token of our gratitude, your first oil and filter change at Cardinal Honda on your purchased or leased vehicle is on the house as our gift to you.
  • 8. Complimentary Shuttle Service:  When you drop your vehicle off at the Cardinal Honda service center on a weekday morning, you can take advantage of our complimentary shuttle service to local destinations.

  •  9. First Ding Repaired for Free:  Our technicians will repair the first ding on your Honda within the first 90 days of ownership at no cost to you. To qualify, the ding must be smaller than the size of a quarter, and the paint must be intact.

  • 10. Tank of Fuel on DeliveryAll customers will receive a complimentary full tank of gas when they purchase a new or certified pre-owned vehicle from Cardinal Honda upon delivery.
  • 11. Roadside Assistance:  All new Honda vehicles come with free roadside assistance for 36,000 miles or the car's first three years on the road.

  • 12. Courtesy Car:  If your "Cardinal" Honda is in the shop for repair work, you may drive a complimentary courtesy car to get through your day when available.

  • 13. Rental Car Program:  Rent a car from us for one day for free when you purchase a vehicle from Cardinal Honda. Additional new Honda models are available on a first come, first served basis.

  • 14. Complimentary Refreshments:  While you're relaxing in our customer lounge as you wait for our team to work on your car, you can enjoy complimentary snacks and fresh hot coffee. The lounge is also equipped with a flat-screen TV and free wireless internet access.

  •  15. AutoCheckReceive a complete AutoCheck vehicle history report on any pre-owned vehicle before you buy it. This ensures that you can purchase with confidence.

Frequently Asked Questions
How are trade-ins evaluated and approved? Trade-ins are evaluated based on fair market price, year, model, mileage, and condition.

How are prices determined? Cardinal Honda's best price is based on product availability, market value, product age, and other market factors. The goal is to offer customers the best value with highly competitive pricing and no gimmicks.

What if the customer wants to negotiate? Cardinal Honda has already negotiated the best market price. That means the maximum discount has already been applied to the "Clear and Simple" price of the vehicle.

What if another dealership claims they can beat Cardinal Honda's "Clear & Simple" price? Customers are encouraged to look at the entire package Cardinal Honda offers. Our "Clear & Simple" prices are evaluated daily to ensure our competitiveness. Is this combination of benefits offered by the other dealer? Cardinal Honda had designed Cardinal Care to save you money and give you peace of mind, while providing the best value, always.

Does this same philosophy apply to pre-owned cars and trucks at Cardinal Honda? Yes.


Cardinal Honda

531 Route 12
Directions Groton, CT 06340

  • Sales: (860) 910-0034
  • Service: (860) 910-0034
  • Parts: (860) 910-0034