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How to Detect Early Tread Wear While Driving

Just looking at your tires often does not tell you that there is a problem. There are a couple of methods to detect issues that will cause early tread wear that you can utilize while driving.

One easy way to detect a problem in your tires is to release your steering wheel while driving. If your vehicle moves in one direction or the other, then there is cause to believe you have a tire issue. That issue could be your alignment, or it could tell you that you have one tire inflated more than the other.

Another opportunity a driver…

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Essential Car Buying Tips



Buying a car? Before you sign on the dotted line, follow these essential car buying tips. You have lots of options at Honda City, and we want to ensure you find your perfect vehicle.

  • Give Yourself a Budget: Come up with a number that includes your monthly payment, fuel, and insurance costs. Make sure your household auto costs won’t go over 25% of your monthly take-home pay.
  • Make Some Choices: Depending on…
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Simplifying Car Buying With Technology

Getting into the car of your dreams shouldn't seem like a challenge. We at Honda City Chicago recognize that the process can be seemingly overwhelming. That's why we've simplified the process for nearly everyone with an online financing application.

The process is quite simple. First, you complete some basic financial information. Then, a financing expert will issue a pre-approval. It's really that easy. You can select which vehicle(s) you're interested in online as well by previewing our extensive inventory.

 
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Have You Ever Asked Yourself What Is Horsepower? Well Here Is the Answer

When most people buy a vehicle be it an SUV or truck, they always have their focus on the horsepower. They still tend to want to know more about the horsepower thus they will always have an interest in that side of the car. Usually, the bigger the vehicle, the better and also the more the horsepower, the better. However, most people do not know what it means by the term horsepower.

It was invented during the 18th century by James Watt where it began as a method of selling steam engines. He started it with the aim of impressing…
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Online Service Scheduler Meets Busy Demands

Our online service scheduler meets the busy demands of many of our customers. We know how busy you are because other demands take up the bulk of your time. Vehicle service isn't always a priority, but it should be. You have other places to go and things to do, and you need to make sure your vehicle can get you there.

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Windshield washer fluid facts


Keeping your windshield wiper fluid reservoir full on a regular basis is car maintenance that is super simple but provides a huge result. This fluid consists of enough soap and water to properly clean your windshield easily and with only a few sprays. This fluid is sprayed out of small nozzles on the hood on your car. The nozzles are directed towards the windshield. When this fluid is sprayed onto your windshield, your wipers automatically begin swiping across the windshield. This is to remove any excess fluid and help drag the dirt away. Sometimes this should be done repetitively...
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Salt, Sand, or Kitty Litter for Traction in Winter?

There are times when you may find yourself on the road in a slippery tire situation. The argument on using salt, sand, or kitty litter for traction in winter rages on. The best preventative measure is to pay a visit to Honda City Chicago before driving and have tires checked before leaving home. When out on the roadway for whatever reason and you find your tires simply cannot gain traction. Pop open the trunk and use kitty litter. This usually happens during winter. Nevertheless, when or if it happens, make sure your vehicle trunk has a package of kitty litter…
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