(Posted on Apr 24, 2019 at 01:06PM by Michelle Bogle)
The preowned midsize sedan market is awash with options, but one model continues to stand out – the 2017 Honda Accord Touring. This platform is performance rich, delivering Comox Valley drivers great on-road enjoyment and solid fuel economy.
The 2017 Accord is anchored by a 3.5-litre V6 engine that produces 278 hp and 252 lb-ft of torque. Power is directed to the front wheels through a six-speed automatic transmission, which provides an easy-to-drive nature. This model also boasts some of the best acceleration numbers compared to many other base model luxury sedans, as well as responsive handling and a composed ride quality. Fuel economy is set at 11.4/7.2 L/100 km city/highway.
Standard on the Touring trim is Honda Sensing, which includes adaptive cruise control, forward collision warning with automatic emergency braking, and lane departure warning and mitigation. This trim is also equipped with a navigation system, LED headlights with automatic high-beam control, automatic wipers, as well as front and rear parking sensors for your convenience. Inside the cabin, you’ll love the plush interior features, such as the heated outboard rear seats and buttery leather upholstery.
To learn more, contact Island Honda in Courtenay, B.C. to take this used Accord for a spin.
(Posted on Apr 21, 2019 at 09:32AM by Michelle Bogle)
Treat yourself to a more premium on-road experience behind the wheel of a 2015 Honda CR-V Touring. This preowned platform is loaded to the gills with top-shelf features, while also boasting a comfortable driving experience with great performance and capability under the hood.
Anchoring the 2015 CR-V is a 2.4-litre four-cylinder engine that delivers 185 hp and 181 lb-ft of torque. Paired to an all-wheel drivetrain with a continuously variable transmission, you’ll appreciate the four-season proficiency that this model provides, along with its smooth ride quality and improved suspension that soaks up bumps with sheer precision.
One look at the exterior and it’s clear to see that the Touring trim is also the cream of the crop. Rolling on sparkling 18-inch wheels, this model is complemented by projector beam headlights, a power liftgate, roof rails and heated side mirrors. Inside the cabin, luxury reigns supreme with dual-zone automatic climate controls, leather upholstery, satellite radio and a seven-speaker sound system. For your safety, a forward collision mitigation and lane departure warning system are standard, while memory functions promise to please you each time you slip into the driver’s seat.
To learn more about this used CR-V, contact Island Honda in Comox Valley, B.C. for a test drive.
(Posted on Apr 21, 2019 at 09:08AM by Michelle Bogle)
In the market for a preowned midsize sedan boasting a well-rounded mix of excellent packaging, superb fuel economy and rewarding performance? Consider test driving a 2015 Honda Accord Sedan EX-L this spring!
Running on a 3.5-litre V6 engine with 278 hp and 252 lb-ft of torque, you’ll love this platform’s commanding power that strikes a balance between a supple ride and engaging handling. Fuel economy is also favourable at 9.0 L/100 combined. With features like leather upholstery, driver-seat memory functions, and forward collision and lane-departure warning systems, this used model is extremely well-equipped right off our lot.
To go for a spin, contact Island Honda in Courtenay, B.C.
(Posted on Apr 15, 2019 at 07:47AM by Michelle Bogle)
If you are in the market for a preowned truck offering heavy-duty performance and innovative cargo solutions, check out this 2006 Ridgeline EX-L at Island Honda. This platform is ideal for around the job site or at home, plus it’s affordable with a price below $20,000.
Under the hood, the 2006 Ridgeline is powered by a 3.5-litre V6 engine to create a bold 225 hp and 252 lb-ft of torque. When equipped with all-wheel drive and a five-speed automatic transmission, you can tow up to 2,273 kg with this rig or carry a payload of 705 kg. Worried this will cost you at the pumps? Fuel economy will run you 14.4/10.1 L/100 km city/highway, which is reasonably thrifty for a truck of this size and capability.
Around back, the dent- and rust-resistant composite bed doesn’t require a bedliner, making it a great all-in-one solution. When Honda engineered the Ridgeline, they also raised the floor of the bed, creating a flat surface that can accommodate cargo without bumping into wheel wells. With a size of 1.2 by 1.5 metres, you’ll be able to carry full sheets of plywood with the tailgate down. Inside the cabin, the 60/40-split rear bench seat can also fold upwards to fit a full set of golf clubs. Neat, right?
To learn more, contact our Comox Valley Honda dealership today.
(Posted on Apr 15, 2019 at 07:40AM by Michelle Bogle)
Hailed as a well-crafted, comfortable and affordable midsize sedan, the 2018 Honda Accord EX-L is the perfect preowned platform for Comox Valley drivers in search of a quality four-door vehicle. This model comes very well-equipped right off our lot and makes a great first impression with its solid performance and luxurious interior.
Under the hood, the Accord is powered by a 1.5-litre four-cylinder engine, delivering 192 horsepower and 192 lb-ft of torque. Mated to a continuously variable transmission with front-wheel drive, you’ll love this sedan’s smooth acceleration and confident handling from its MacPherson strut front suspension and multi-link independent rear suspension. With a fuel economy rating of 7.9/6.3 L/100 km city/highway, this sedan is very efficient for its size.
With leather upholstery and soft-touch surfaces throughout, the EX-L trim is ideal for drivers who appreciate the finer things in life. Eight-way power adjustments and memory settings make for a comfortable experience when behind the wheel, plus there is 1,026 mm of legroom in the back seat. Anchoring the dash is a high-end 10-speaker audio system and an 8-inch touchscreen display, which is equipped with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto for your convenience.
Treat yourself to a more luxurious sedan this spring! To schedule a test drive, contact Island Honda in Courtenay, B.C.
(Posted on Apr 11, 2019 at 10:42AM by Michelle Bogle)
If you are looking for a hatchback offering a slick, sporty design, but with Honda reliability and performance under the hood, there’s no better option than a 2018 Civic LX. This hot hatch offers incredible styling that’s aggressive and bold, along with turbocharged power for the most exhilarating ride.
Pop the hood and you’ll be impressed with the 2018 Civic’s 1.5-litre 16-valve Direct Injection DOHC turbocharged four-cylinder engine that throws a stout 174 hp and 167 lb-ft of twist. Matched to a continuously variable transmission, acceleration on this model is saucy – it’ll push you back into your seat as you put the pedal to the metal. This performance doesn’t come at the cost of fuel economy though with a combined rating of 6.9 L/100 km.
Rolling on 16-inch aluminum-alloy wheels, the LX also wears front splash guards and body-coloured heated power door mirrors and handles. Inside the cabin, a 5-inch central display screen anchors the dash and includes a rearview camera, Bluetooth and a four-speaker sound system with a USB port. A sleek rear roofline spoiler also adds to this hatchback’s good looks.
To go for a spin in this preowned model, contact Island Honda in Comox Valley, B.C.
(Posted on Apr 8, 2019 at 01:06PM by Michelle Bogle)
Well-reviewed by Driving.ca for its straightforward personality and unshakable ride quality, the 2011 Honda Pilot EX-L is the ideal SUV for the driver that cares more about performance versus looks. Running on a 250-horsepower 3.5-litre i-VTEC V6, this preowned platform is ready to work hard for you with a tow rating of 2,014 kg, when properly equipped. Matched to a five-speed automatic transmission with all-wheel-drive, bad weather or tough terrain are no trouble for this brute. Unlike other dainty models, this SUV can power through it all – snow, sleek, gravel and slippery conditions. It’s all easy.
To experience the Pilot’s capability for yourself, contact Island Honda in Comox Valley, B.C. for a test drive.
(Posted on Apr 7, 2019 at 12:39PM by Michelle Bogle)
Practicality, comfort, utility and efficiency come together in the 2014 Honda CR-V EX. If you are looking to add a preowned SUV to your driveway this spring, be sure to visit our Comox Valley dealership for a test drive.
Whether you are a family, empty-nesters or a young couple, a 2014 CR-V is adaptable for all of life’s travels. Powering this model is a proficient 2.4-litre four-cylinder engine, which is good for 185 hp and 163 lb-ft of torque. Paired to a five-speed automatic transmission and front-wheel drive, you can expect fuel economy of 9.0/6.4 L/100 km city/highway. With standard safety features, like antilock brakes, stability and traction control, and a host of airbags, you’ll always be well-protected on B.C.’s roads too.
Riding on 17-inch alloy wheels, the exterior of the EX is also equipped with a sunroof, foglights, and body-coloured mirrors and door handles for a sleek appearance. A rearview camera makes tricky parking moves a snap as well, while the height-adjustable driver seat and a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel can be customized to your liking. With 1,054 L of cargo space behind the rear seats, you’ll never run out of space for luggage, strollers and other gear. Need more room? The rear seats fold to reveal 2,007 L of haulage.
To learn more about owning a used CR-V, contact Island Honda for a test drive.
(Posted on Apr 7, 2019 at 10:53AM by Michelle Bogle)
Turbo performance and slick sedan styling are here, Courtenay! If you’ve been looking for a well-equipped sporty four-door to get around Vancouver Island, check out this preowned2016 Honda Civic Sedan EX-T.
Powered by a turbocharged 1.5-litre four-cylinder engine, the Civic EX-T makes 174 hp and 162 lb-ft of torque. Matched to a continuously variable transmission with a front-wheel drivetrain, you’ll accelerate to cruising speeds with little effort, hitting 100 km/h in just 6.7 seconds. According to this review, the Civic’s turbo is one of the best powertrains in its class since it offers the fuel efficiency of an economy model with a combined rating of 6.7 L/100 km, but with the heart of a sports car.
Rolling on stylish 17-inch wheels and accentuated with a deck lid spoiler and foglights, the EX-T trim looks swift even when parked. Inside the cabin, a leather-wrapped steering wheel adds a dose of luxury, while the dual-zone automatic climate controls and heated front seats ensure your comfort with every mile. The dash is also anchored by a 7-inch touchscreen interface, boasting HondaLink, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto capabilities.
To learn more about this used 2016 Civic Sedan EX-T, contact Island Honda in Comox Valley, B.C.
(Posted on Apr 7, 2019 at 10:29AM by Michelle Bogle)
In the market for a minivan offering agile handling, fuel-efficient V6 performance and a quiet cabin with configurable rows? Allow us to introduce the 2011 Honda Odyssey Touring to you. This preowned model is a favourite with Vancouver Island families seeking versatility and power – you’re sure to love it too!
Anchored by a 3.5-litre V6 engine with a six-speed automatic transmission, the 2011 Odyssey throws 248 horsepower and 250 lb-ft of torque. Complementing the powertrain is a retuned suspension for a comfortable ride quality matched with excellent handling, while fuel economy is exceptional at 10.9/7.1 city/highway L/100 km. On the road, this minivan is quiet and composed with little ride noise. You’ll appreciate how snappy it is too with a zero to 100 km/h acceleration time of just 7.9 seconds.
For families in need of utility, the Odyssey is a fantastic people and cargo hauler. With seating for eight, you’ll always have room for your kids, their friends and grandparents. The third-row can also be folded down into the floor and each of the three second-row seats can be taken out with ease. With both rows removed, you can fit up to 4,190 litres of cargo – that’s enough for a sofa!
To go for a spin in a used Odyssey, contact Island Honda in Comox Valley, B.C. today.