Test Driving a Honda
When you’re on the hunt for a new vehicle, one of the most pivotal steps is test driving. Chances are you’ll want to drive this car for years to come so it’s important to make sure you’ll love the investment that you make. Read on to find out how thoroughly test driving your Honda can help you determine if it will be the right vehicle for you long term.
The Driver’s Seat
Many customers focus on vehicle performance during the test drive, which is important, but you certainly don’t want to forget to pay attention to how you feel in the car. Before you begin your test drive, adjust everything to how you like it. This not only shows you whether or not you can reach everything easily in the cabin of the new vehicle but also helps you picture sitting in your new car every day. Keep in mind, you’ll spend a lot of time in the driver’s seat and need to be comfortable there.
Your Everyday Needs
It’s easy to read stats online, but until you actually test out the following, you won’t know if the vehicle will meet your everyday needs:
Cargo Capacity: If you have a hobby with lots of gear, children who use car seats, or take a lot of trips, cargo space will be important to you. Make sure to ask questions about cargo space and consider bringing your children’s car seats or gear that you haul often. We’re happy to let you test out loading up the car!
Safety Features: If the vehicle you’re test driving has various safety features, test them out in a safe manner during the test drive. It’s much easier to learn more about the car when you’re right there with the sales team member. Ask about safety features you can test when you visit us for a test drive.
Take a Test Ride: Switch places with the dealership representative and go for a test ride. Let them take the wheel while you experience the passenger seat or other seats in the car. This way you can see some other features in action without being distracted by the road ahead and know how comfortable the vehicle will be for your friends and family.