Since its launch in 1973, the Honda Civic has been one of the most popular compact used cars sold in the United States. Its success is due mostly to its high quality manufacturing, long-standing reputation of being reliable and durable, as well as consistently having low ownership costs. The Honda Civic has revolutionized the way vehicles are made, and in doing so has saved owners on maintenance costs and time. With over 40 years of production and wide range of choices, it won’t be hard to find the perfect used Honda Civic for you.
The Honda Accord has always given drivers what they want most in a full-sized sedan; family-friendly, abundance of room, intelligent engineering, and simple to drive. It has one of the most comfortable rides on the market with exceptional handling balance, and high-quality interior. Typically, what other manufacturers call “advanced” features come standard in the Honda Accord, and families get plenty of them. And it has earned a 5-star overall safety rating from the NHTSA1 for the past decade. The Honda Accord grants more power and balance for less.
The Honda Pilot offers plenty of space, rugged capabilities, and a surprisingly sophisticated design. This model was first released in 2002 and has since grown to become one of the most popular mid-size crossovers on the market. A unibody design provides added comfort, and the Pilot’s available all-wheel drive can handle virtually any terrain with ease. Impressive safety features earned this model repeated 5-Star Safety Ratings from the National Highway Traffic Safety Association (NHTSA)1 as well. Whether you want to explore off-road trails or haul the family around with ease, the Pilot is right for you.
The Honda CR-V set new standards with its release, redefining the crossover segment with a compact and sporty design. This model is ideal for drivers looking for versatility without sacrificing fuel economy or design. The CR-V comes with a tall ride height, available all-wheel drive, small yet efficient inline four-cylinder engines, and a bold design. Later model years come with intelligent driver assist options including Forward Collision Warning, Lane Departure Warning, and more. For a rugged, capable ride, check out the CR-V.
Made to be the ultimate family vehicle, the Honda Odyssey is designed with comfort, convenience, and safety in mind. This model has been in production since 1994, with a total of four generations still on the market. A five-door design makes it easy to get in and out, and seating for up to seven passengers provides plenty of space. The 3.5-liter V6 is one of the most popular engines, proving the ideal combination of speed and efficiency. Plus, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has found the Odyssey to be one of the safest models on the market multiple years in a row, especially with an available rear-view backup camera and other driver assist features on most newer models. Get an amazing price on one of these used minivans at Basney Honda, right now!
Discover your love of driving in the Ford Explorer. This model has been around since 1990, with multiple redesigns and new generations on the market. The Explorer was classified as a mid-size SUV from 1991 to 2010, and models from 2011 to present are engineered as full-size crossovers. That means newer model years get a unibody design for added comfort, a tall ride height, available all-wheel drive, and excellent fuel economy. Seating for up to seven ensures you always have space, and a bold exterior sets this model apart from competitors.
The Toyota Camry has gone on to dominate the midsize sedan market for the last quarter century because people have to love it for its high quality, impressive durability, and comfort when driving. It has plenty of space to seat 5 passengers, outward visibility, and easy access to all of its controls. The ride is quite, smooth, and since it sells at an exceptionally high number, you should have no problem finding a Toyota Camry that fits into your budget at Basney Honda.
Why Buy A Used Car?
For some people, there is a stigma around buying used car. Consumers are afraid of what they don’t know about a vehicle's history. And for other, buying used seemed so… cheap.Well, it is! And the money you can save going the used route is really worth it in many cases. Combine that with a few tricks of the trade that will help remove some of the mystery from the used car you’re eying, and buying used becomes a very viable option.
Save Money - There are actually three things total about buying used that save you money. The first is the cost of the actually vehicle itself. Did you know that just by driving off the dealership lot, a brand-new vehicle loses 20% of its value? A person could own a new car for one day and if they went to sell it would be out 20%. The value generally drops another 10% in the first year, which means if you buy a one- to three-year-old used car, you’re saving 30% on the original price tag. That’s not a negligible amount.
Lower Insurance - This brings us to the next two money-savers that come from buying used. With every new car, you need insurance and you need to register. Insurance and registration fees are directly related to the cost of the car, which means if your first payment is lower, so too will be the next things on the list.
Great Condition - For those still not convinced because of the apparent gamble that comes with buying used, rest assured. Vehicle history report companies like Carfax Autocheck will use a vehicle identification number (VIN) to look up a detailed history of the vehicle’s maintenance, where it’s been, who owned it, etc. On top of that, sources like Kelley Blue Book can help you figure out the agreed-upon value of certain make, models, and model years so you know you’re not being cheated. If you keep these things in mind, and put in a little research before the purchase, buying used can definitely be the way to go!
Explore our inventory of all the popular vehicles online and then visit Basney Honda in Mishawaka, IN to take one for a test drive. We are a Honda dealer near South Bend, Notre Dame, Granger, Elkhart and Goshen. We look forward to seeing you!