Experience the Thrill of the 2016 CR-V in San Antonio TX

 

It’s time for you to get an SUV upgrade! May we offer some assistance with your new car decision? We have tons of new SUVs on the lot, but one has consistently impressed not only the Fiesta Honda employees, but our customers, too! With unbelievable fuel economy, features, power and more, the CR-V beats out competitor SUVs in several ways. Let’s take a dive into the details of how the 2016 Ford Escape doesn’t stand a chance next to the 2016 CR-V in San Antonio!

Firstly, let’s start with safety. The 2016 CR-V has multiple safety features that make it top of the chart in safety! Things like the Standard Collision Mitigation Braking System – a system in which uses forward mounted sensors to warn the driver of a possible collision keep the whole family safe. Not to mention that the CR-V will brake automatically at full-force to reduce force of the crash if driver does not respond to the warning, preventing many accidents. You’ll also get a standard rearview camera in the CR-V! All of these elements contribute to the5-star driver crash safety rating in the NHTSA front crash test, 4-star passenger crash safety rating in the NHTSA front crash test and 5-star front seat side impact rating in the NHTSA side impact test. The Ford Escape does not include some of the safety features tat the CR-V does, earning it a lower score on crash tests.

Now let’s touch on technology. The 2016 Honda CR-V has top-of-the-line safety features that make it stand out amongst other SUVs, like the 2016 Escape. The CR-V has one-touch power windows, smart entry keyless remote (standard on the EX/EX-L and Touring), a standard locking fuel door with remote release, a built-in pollen filter and adaptive cruise control. Like the safety comparison, the Escape can’t keep up!

The Escape also can’t keep up when it comes to power. The CR-V has a whopping 185 horsepower while the Ford Escape just barely holds its own at 182 horsepower. We can’t forget to tell that even with more power, the CR-V gets better fuel economy with 25 in the city and 33 on the highway*. The Escape on the other hand gets just 22 city/32 highway.

As you can see, the 2016 CR-V in San Antonio clearly beats out the Ford Escape. And we don’t want to brag, but the CR-V has also won more recognition like being an IIHS “Top Safety Pick Plus” (the Escape is only a standard “Top Pick”), and it’s recommended by Consumer Reports. Make the smart decision and go with the new CR-V from Fiesta Honda! We know you won’t be disappointed!

 

 

 

 

 

 

* Based on 2012-2016 EPA mileage estimates, reflecting new EPA fuel economy methods beginning with 2008 models. Use for comparison purposes only. Do not compare to models before 2008. Your actual mileage will vary depending on driving conditions, how you drive and maintain your vehicle, battery-pack age/condition and other factors.

 

New SUVs in San Antonio, Texas: 2016 Honda Pilot vs. 2016 Ford Explorer

Benson Honda is the right choice to buy your next new SUV! Which one are you going to buy? There are so many new SUVs in San Antonio, Texas, but so little time. Let Benson Honda help out and save you some valuable time. We’re going to compare two rival SUVs to make sure you make the right choice. How will each measure up?

2016 Honda Pilot

  • Offers a Collision Mitigation Braking System to warn driver of potential collision ahead
  • Engine automatically turns off when the vehicle is in heavy traffic situations and auto starts again when the driver is ready to move again to save fuel and ultimately save you money
  • The Honda Pilot in San Antonio has a 19.5 gallon fuel capacity, almost a full gallon more than the Explorer
  • 9-speed automatic on the Honda Pilot Touring/Elite (Explorer only has up to 6-speed option)
  • Easier to maneuver and park because it is 3.8 inches shorter than the Explorer and 400-550 pounds less
  • Pilot has 8 passenger seating (1 more person than the Explorer can hold)
  • Middle and third row seats recline
  • Able to tow 1500 more pounds than the Ford Explorer
  • Total 109.2 cubic feet of cargo space
  • Aerodynamic styling
  • Hands-free tailgate lift
  • LED Headlights

2016 Ford Explorer

  • Front wheel drive and four-wheel antilock breaks
  • Available 2.3L EcoBoost Engine
  • Available hands-free, foot-activated lift-gate
  • Standard airbags
  • 6 gallons of fuel capacity

Anyone can see that the 2016 Honda Pilot is by far the top choice between these two new SUVs in San Antonio, Texas. Do you agree? If so, we’d love to see you behind the wheel of this unique and powerful SUV! Stop by Benson Honda today for a test drive.