(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 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 Mar 30, 2019 at 08:28AM by Michelle Bogle)
If you are looking for ways to green up your commute, trade in your gas-hungry SUV and get into a 2014 Honda Civic Sedan Touring. This model is equipped with an efficient powertrain and fuel-saving technologies to help you go further on less, while treading more gently on the earth.
The 2014 Civic comes fitted with a 1.8-litre, SOHC, i-VTEC four-cylinder engine that pumps out 143 horsepower and 129 lb-ft of torque. Matched to a continuously variable transmission with front-wheel drive, the sedan’s fuel economy specs are some of the segment’s best at 6.7/5.0 L/100 km city/highway. The CVT also sports a super-efficient operating mode, which is activated by pushing the ECON button. Once engaged, this feature automatically adjusts the engine and other non-essential functions to maximize economy.
Another innovation is the Civic’s Eco Assist technology, which uses blue, white and green bars on either side of the speedometer to see how efficiently you are driving the vehicle. Staying in the green zone will allow you to stretch your tank of gas further, making this sedan a worthy choice for any eco- or budget-conscious driver.
To learn more about the 2014 Civic Sedan Touring, contact Island Honda in Courtenay, B.C. for a test drive.
(Posted on Mar 29, 2019 at 05:24PM by Michelle Bogle)
Referred to as Canada’s automotive sweetheart, the 2015 Honda Civic Sedan EX is highly reviewed for its solid value and build quality at a competitive price. If you’ve been looking to get into a preowned Civic, you’ll want to visit our dealership in Courtenay to check this sedan out for yourself!
Anchored by a 1.8-litre SOHC inline four-cylinder with 143 hp and 129 lb-ft of torque, the 2015 Civic is a dream to pilot with its smooth operation and quiet ride quality. Equipped with a continuously variable transmission, this model is also affordable to fill with a fuel economy rating of 8.1/6.2 L/100 km city/highway. The sedan’s aerodynamic design, which boasts a sweeping roofline with a steeply inclined windshield, literally slices through air, while the 16-inch alloy wheels with a bent 10-spoke design add to the Civic’s style.
Inside the cabin, the EX looks sharp with its two-tier gauge location, which includes a large tachometer and driver information display. A leather steering wheel with audio controls is also standard for your convenience, while the sunroof allows you to enjoy beautiful B.C. days. You’ll also appreciate Bluetooth, rearview camera and power heated mirrors, along with keyless start.
To go for a spin, contact Island Honda in Comox Valley for a test drive.
(Posted on Mar 29, 2019 at 06:16AM by Michelle Bogle)
When shopping for a preowned sedan, you can’t go wrong with a 2011 Honda Civic SE. This model is known for its stellar reliability and affordability, that’s also bolstered by fuel-efficient performance to help you keep your gas costs in check.
Running on a 1.8-litre four-cylinder engine, the 2011 Civic pushes out 140 hp and 128 lb-ft of torque. With front-wheel drive and a five-speed manual transmission, you’ll love how thrifty this sedan runs with an economy rating of 7.4/5.4 L/100 km city/highway. It’s a fun-to-drive platform too with its control-link MacPherson strut front suspension and reactive-link double-wishbone rear suspension that’s paired to a power-assisted rack-and-pinion steering system for great responsiveness.
To see how it handles, contact Island Honda in Courtenay, B.C. to go for a spin today!
(Posted on Mar 22, 2019 at 08:50AM by Michelle Bogle)
With its sporty design and innovative silhouette, the 2018 Honda Civic Hatchback LX is sure to grab attention on the road and in your driveway. Comox Valley drivers love this preowned platform for its aggressive stance and bold rear roofline spoiler, along with its incredible performance under the hood.
Take one walk around this hot hatch and you’ll see what we mean. From every angle, the Civic looks swift and in charge. Riding on 16" aluminum-alloy wheels with an aero design, the LX is well-equipped with front splash guards, body-coloured heated power door mirrors and handles, as well as a rearview camera. Inside, the refinement continues with heated front seats that take the chill off spring mornings, while the dash is anchored by a display audio system with HondaLink, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.
Powerful performance is directed by the 174-hp 1.5-litre 16-valve Direct Injection DOHC turbocharged four-cylinder engine, which is mated to a continuously variable transmission for a smooth on-road quality. Equipped with an independent multi-link rear suspension and an independent strut front suspension, the Civic Hatchback glides over surfaces for the most enjoyable ride. The LX model also boasts an ECON mode button and an Eco Assist system, which helps it achieve a combined fuel economy rating of 6.9 L/100 km.
To go for a spin, contact Island Honda in Courtenay, B.C.
(Posted on Mar 22, 2019 at 07:39AM by Michelle Bogle)
If you are looking for a sport utility vehicle that can cruise through the carpool line on weekdays, but haul toys behind it on the weekend, a 2011 Honda Pilot EX-L might just be what you’re after. This preowned platform is a favourite with Comox Valley families for its practicality and three rows of seating.
Taking the kids fishing on a Saturday morning? Just hook up your boat and you’re ready to go. Powering the 2011 Pilot is a 3.5-litre V6 engine that generates well-balanced performance of 250 hp and 253 lb-ft of torque. Matched to a five-speed automatic transmission with all-wheel-drive, this SUV can pull up 2,014 kg when properly equipped, which is plenty of hauling power for a day on the water. Around back, the trunk opens up to provide 511 litres of cargo space with all seats in place to hold your coolers and tackle. Need more room? The second and third rows can be folded to reveal 2,463 litres – incredible!
Riding on 17-inch alloy wheels, the EX-L’s exterior is accentuated with foglights, painted body molding and roof rails for extra storage. Inside, you’ll always stay comfortable thanks to the eight-way power driver seat and tri-zone automatic climate controls, plus this model also boasts leather upholstery and a steering wheel for a touch of luxury. A sunroof and back-up camera are standard as well.
Curious to see how this used Pilot handles? Contact Island Honda in Courtenay, B.C. for a test drive today!
(Posted on Mar 21, 2019 at 01:16PM by Michelle Bogle)
In the market for a modern family vehicle offering incredible versatility and favourable fuel economy? Look no further than to a 2011 Honda Odyssey Touring. According to Driving.ca, this preowned platform beats out other SUVs and minivans when it comes to efficiency, making it an affordable option to keep on Comox Valley roads.
The 2011 Odyssey is powered by a 3.5-litre SOHC i-VTEC V6 engine, which produces 248 hp and 250 lb-ft of torque. Matched to a six-speed automatic transmission with Honda’s Variable Cylinder Management system that shuts off fuel to some cylinders under low load conditions, the van delivers 10.9/7.1 L/100 km city/highway economy – a big improvement over previous models. This thriftiness won’t cost you in performance though. In acceleration tests, the van flew from zero to 100 km/h in just 7.9 seconds, which is snappy for this segment.
Inside the cabin, the Touring is well-designed for busy families with three rows of seating. Parents can keep an eye on their children using the concave mirror that lowers from the headliner, while the centre console features a flat tray on top to hold devices, purses or other essentials. Around back, a power liftgate makes loading groceries a snap, plus there is a navigation system, rearview camera and Bluetooth for your convenience. For under $20,000, you sure do get a lot of value from this preowned Odyssey.
To go for a spin, contact Island Honda in Courtenay, B.C. today.
(Posted on Mar 12, 2019 at 04:15AM by Michelle Bogle)
Looking for a safe and reliable sedan for a young driver in your life? A 2015 Civic Touring combines solid crash scores and protective features for your peace of mind. To see how this platform aligns with your expectations, schedule a test drive with us at Island Honda in Courtenay, B.C.
Standard on the Touring is Honda’s LaneWatch, which is a blind spot display that warns drivers of obstacles as they are changing lanes. Stability control also ensures proper traction to reduce the chance of skidding or sliding as your son or daughter pilots the vehicle, while antilock brakes provide powerful stopping performance. In brake tests, the Civic came to a stop from 100 km/h in 35 m, which is better than average for its class.
The 2015 Civic excelled in government crash tests, receiving a top five-star overall rating with four stars for total frontal impact safety and five stars for total side crash safety. The IIHS also gave the sedan the highest possible rating of "Good" in its small-overlap frontal offset, moderate-overlap frontal offset, side impact and roof strength tests. You never want to think of your child being in a collision; however, if they are, the Civic is well-engineered to keep them safe.
To learn more about the 2015 Honda Civic Touring’s protective features, call us today.