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Happy Honda Days Just Got Happier

 
At Gillman Honda San Benito, it’s always a good time to buy a new Honda vehicle. Our selection of cars, trucks, and SUVs includes popular standbys like the Honda Civic, Honda CR-V, and Honda Pilot, backed by an expert and knowledgeable staff. But we’re on the verge of an even better time than usual to buy or lease, thanks to the Happy Honda Days going on through January 2, 2019.

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How the Grinch Stole… Happy Honda Days?

 
Everybody’s got a favorite holiday special, whether it’s Linus reminding Charlie Brown of the true meaning of Christmas or the endless marathon of “A Christmas Story.” We’ve always had a soft spot for another classic, since the dour and grumpy Grinch really resonates with how we feel after weeks’ worth of holiday shopping, frayed nerves, and forced holiday cheer. This year, Gillman Honda San Antonio has our own special to add to…
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How to Remove Adhesive Badges from Your Car

Here at Gillman Honda San Benito, we want you to be knowledgeable about all aspects of your vehicle. If you want to customize or to just remove any trim package indications, you will want to remove the badges. Debadging vehicles must be done carefully to minimize damage to its exterior.

When removing badges applied with adhesives, first you'll want to loosen the glue. This can be accomplished using hot water, commercial adhesive removers, or the use of a hair dryer to evenly heat and soften the glue.

Then the badge can be carefully removed from the vehicle. It could…

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2019 Honda Odyssey: The Minivan, Evolved

 
It’s no secret – people drive SUVs because they do a lot of the same things as minivans, but they don’t have the dreaded “minivan” name or looks. But sometimes a minivan is just the right tool for the job, and the 2019 Honda Odyssey at Gillman Honda San Benito gives you the best minivan features with a sense of style you won’t find anywhere else.

The Honda Odyssey was redesigned last year…
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Honda Developing New Safety Technology

 
If you stop to think about it, car technology has been mostly evolutionary for the last couple of decades. The changes we see in the new Honda cars at Gillman Honda San Benito, and in the competition, are normally a matter of degrees — a few pounds shed here, a few horsepower added there — instead of radical departures. The exception is in safety technology, which evolves by leaps and bounds. 

The advent of active safety features…
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3 Negotiating Tips to Get the Best Deal on a Vehicle

If you've ever been on a car lot looking for a vehicle, you might have seen a car that was priced a little too high for your budget or what you thought it was worth. But you can haggle to get a better deal, and the sales associate is likely to even expect it. Here are a few tips on how to do this effectively.

First of all, know what the vehicle you're looking at is worth. Kelley Blue Book is one site that you can use to find out how much a car should cost you. Then…

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2018 Honda Accord: Still the Best

 
As the calendar changes over to the 2019 model year here at Gillman Honda San Benito, you may be wondering whether to buy a 2018 Honda Accord now or wait for the 2019 model. Our verdict? Come in now. Here’s why. 

The 2018 Honda Accord is just off a major redesign. It’s sportier thanks to a wider stance and a body that’s lower and shorter than the previous generation. The V6 engines…
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Celebrate Hondaween at Gillman Honda San Benito!

 
We love what we do here at Gillman Honda San Benito. We’re lucky enough to work with a great brand, some amazing new Honda cars, and to help some great friends and neighbors from Brownsville, Harlingen, and the surrounding area. That’s why we like to offer services like our customer appreciation and new owner’s clinics. But it’s also the reason we like to let our hair down and just have fun…
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What is the Payload and Towing Capacity of Your Truck?

If you're not sure about the difference between the payload and towing capacity of your truck, you could be damaging the chassis, suspension, transmission, or bed of it. Gillman Honda San Benito will explain the ratings and make sure that you're not overloading your truck.

The payload capacity, or the amount of weight that you can put in the cab and bed of a vehicle, tends to be significantly less than the towing capacity, which characterized the weight that can be pulled behind a truck. Trying to load the bed of a truck beyond the payload capacity can…

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