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Should You Refinance or Trade in Your Car?

It is a common misconception that simply trading in your car will net you the most value when you are looking to upgrade your vehicle. Refinancing your car loan is a great alternative to trading it in because it gives you the flexibility you need to keep your car while lowering your monthly payments.

When you refinance your car, you will get lower monthly payments on your vehicle, although you may end up paying more in interest over the life of the loan. If the interest rate has gone down since you first took out your car loan, you may…
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Road Trips on a Budget

Road trips provide the opportunity to enjoy a memorable vacation. You are able to stop when and where you want, and take in the sights along the way. There are a variety of ways that a road trip can be an inexpensive means of travel. However, before venturing out onto the open road, stop in Honda City Chicago and have the vehicle serviced.

Plan the trip ahead by mapping the route you plan to take. Calculate the number of miles you plan to go each day and the total number of days for the adventure. Determine the amount of gas…
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Tips to Help You Drive Safely in the Rain

Here at Honda City Chicago, we like to offer our customers useful tips that help them stay safe when they're behind the wheel. Driving in the rain can be dangerous, and wet pavement contributes to over one million auto accidents each year. Next time you're driving in the rain, follow these tips to optimize safety.

To avoid hydroplaning, slow down when it starts to rain. When a vehicle hydroplanes, its tires lose grip of the pavement. You don't have to drive fast to hydroplane. In fact, a vehicle can hydroplane at as slow as 35 mph. If…
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Why It is Important that You Wash Your Vehicle

The team at Honda City Chicago would like to see you make the most of your vehicle and help that vehicle last well. Washing the vehicle can help to care for it and keep it looking like new.

When you wash your vehicle, you help that vehicle to show up better on the road and you make it easier for you to see out of the vehicle when you are driving. Safety can become a concern when you let dirt and grime build up on your vehicle, camouflaging the vehicle in a way and making it difficult to see out…
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Should You Go With Rubber Floor Mats or Carpet Floor Mats?

Have you ever thought about what kind of mats are sitting on the floorboards of your vehicle? It’s actually a pretty important choice, simply because it has a bearing on the maintenance and cleaning of your vehicle. First of all, there are actually two types of floor mats: rubber or carpet. Which one should you go with? There are advantages and disadvantages to each one. Consider the following:

Rubber Floor Mats

One of the best advantages regarding these rubber floor mats would be that they are easy to clean. Literally all you have to do is hose them and…
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2019 Honda Accord Colors

2019 Honda Accord models shown in Modern Steel Gray and Champagne Beige

The 2019 Honda Accord can be found in nine different colors to pair the style you're looking for in your favorite color. Add some color to your life with a deep blue or striking red Accord. Go traditional with clean-looking white pearl or silver that will sparkle up and down Lake Shore Drive. Or even darken things up with a black or steel grey. Peruse the new Accord color combinations at Honda City near Cicero and discover your model today.

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Auto Trade-ins and Refinancing Explained

New car owners may not worry much about their vehicles. As long as they repair and maintain the car with diligence, problems may not arise. At some point, other responsibilities or concerns may arise. If issues come up, do you know how to address matters related to refinancing or trading in a vehicle?

Few people wish to pay for a new or used car with cash. Taking out an auto loan serves as a more feasible way to purchase the vehicle. At the time, the loan looked like a good one. Today, the high interest rate seems a bit much…

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