Get Ready for the 2016 Pilot in San Antonio!

2016 Honda Pilot San Antonio

At Benson Honda, we think it’s hard to find a 2015 SUV that beats the 2015 Pilot, and we expect it’ll be the same case for the 2016 model year. The 2016 Pilot will be totally redesigned, and it will definitely be a force to be reckoned with. Honda just released some details about the new Pilot, and the automaker plans to premiere the vehicle at the Chicago Auto Show in just a few weeks! If you’re interested in the 2016 Honda Pilot, here are a few key facts you should know about:

– This will be the third generation Pilot! The 2015 Pilot was the last of the 2nd generation models.

– The 2016 Pilot will have top fuel economy ratings among new SUVs on the market, according to Honda.

– 9-speed automatic transmission is a possibility, but Honda hasn’t confirmed it yet.

– A powerful V6 engine option is a given.

– Its exterior will be completely reshaped and reconfigured. Some car buffs speculate that the new Pilot will take design notes from Acura.

– Advanced safety systems are expected. We can anticipate a lane departure warning system, cross-path warning system, and more.

Have we gotten you interested in the 2016 Pilot? Get ready for us to be back soon with more details about the Pilot! And get ready for the new Honda to arrive to Benson Honda this summer!

Affordable Pre-Owned Vehicles in San Antonio

Looking for a used vehicle in San Antonio that won’t break the bank? At Benson Honda, we have a number of options for you. Here are just a few of our outstanding pre-owned vehicles that offer you a lot in terms of value without costing you too much:

2013 Toyota Yaris LE 2013 Toyota Yaris LE

This little Yaris offers big things in terms of features: Bluetooth, HD radio, a security system, brake assist, traction control, keyless entry, and more! And it’s priced to sell quickly at $13,995. With only 35,359 miles on it, this Yaris is quite the catch!

2014 Hyundai Elantra 2014 Hyundai Elantra

This Elantra is practically new, with only 14,989 miles. Plus, it’s loaded with extras like satellite radio, auxiliary audio input, keyless entry, alloy wheels, traction control, and brake assist. And it’s hard to beat its price at $14,995.

2014 Jeep Compass Sport2014 Jeep Compass Sport

Been dreaming of driving a Jeep? Consider this one! It’s priced super low at $15,995. It only has 27,862 miles on it. And it boasts extras like a roof rack, auxiliary audio input, fog lights, rear bench seats, and stability control. Need we say more?

2013 Chevrolet Captiva Sport2013 Chevrolet Captiva Sport

This Chevrolet Captiva is another excellent SUV option that’s priced to sell quickly. It only has 33,067 miles and comes with a number of distinguishing features, including heated mirrors, a roof rack, satellite radio compatibility, auxiliary audio input, steering wheel controls, and lumbar support. For just $15,995, you definitely get a lot from this Captiva.

These are just a few pre-owned vehicles we decided to showcase to you. Be sure you check out all of our pre-owned cars! And let Benson Honda know if you’re interested in any of the cars mentioned above!

2015 Elantra vs. 2015 Civic in San Antonio

Stuck between a rock and a hard place deciding between the 2015 Honda Civic and the 2015 Hyundai Elantra? Let Benson Honda help you sort out the key facts! We’ve got the information you need regarding how the Civic and Elantra compare in terms of what they both offer. Here it is:

How the Civic Beats the Elantra

  • Standard whiplash protection
  • A Top Safety Pick + rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, while the Elantra is only a Top Safety Pick
  • Faster acceleration capabilities, according to Motor Trend
  • Optional continuously variable transmission, which improves fuel efficiency
  • Shorter stopping from high speeds than the Elantra, according to Consumer Reports and Motor Trend
  • Fully independent suspensions in the front and the back, which allow the Civic to handle better
  • Front and rear stabilizer bars, which also allow for better handling
  • A remote vehicle starting system
  • Standard Bluetooth, which the Elantra charges extra for
  • 46% higher sales records than the Elantra for the 2014 model year

How the Elantra Beats the Civic

  • A slightly more powerful battery: 550 amps vs. the Civic’s 410 amps
  • Front and rear gas-charged shocks
  • Liquid-filled engine mounts, which reduce engine vibration
  • Extendable sun visors

Want to learn more about the 2015 Honda Civic? Check out the Civic’s trim levels at Benson Honda!