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Germain Honda of Dublin

6715 Sawmill Road
Hours and Directions Dublin, OH 43017

  • Sales: 877-686-4527
  • Service: 866-864-3930

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3 Tips For Negotiating the Best Price on a Vehicle

If you're on a budget for your next vehicle, you'd probably like to know a few tried and true tips for haggling. Negotiating with the salesperson at a car dealership is a common technique, so you shouldn't feel shy about it. In fact, the sales associate does it all the time. Here are a couple of techniques you should use.

Know how much the vehicle is worth by using Kelley Blue Book or a similar service. You'll feel more confident about how much you feel you should pay. Also, feel confident enough to walk away if…

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Commonsense towing rules to make the streets of Dublin safe!

There comes a point in everyone’s life when, for all their efforts to keep their vehicle dependable and reliable, they are in need of a tow. While this is a pretty routine thing all things said and done, there are some common-sense rules to follow to make things go smoothly.

• Be certain that the vehicle you’re using as a load capacity suited for the job.
• Thoroughly inspect the security of the trailer and safety of everything.
• Make sure your trailer lighting works properly.
• Be sure to have properly placed mirrors.
• Make sure that all of the tires on…
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Tips So You Get the Most Out of Tailgating

If you are planning on taking your pickup truck to tailgating parties this fall, we want you to have an enjoyable time. Read these tailgating tips that will help you get the most out of your experience.

To make certain you are fully prepared, keep tailgate items in your toolbox. These items could include tongs, a can opener, wooden skewers, a basting brush, paper towels, and your favorite condiments, such as spices and dressings. You can skewer and marinate your meat the night before for the best flavor, and you can also label your drink coolers to keep your guests…

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NHTSA safety ratings

Our dealership is invested in our customers' safety. To that end, we want you aware of the tests our cars have been through and how those results demonstrate the utmost safety of every vehicle we sell.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Association (NHTSA) conducts three tests to show how well various parts of each vehicle prevent accidents and accident-related injuries. The frontal test measures the likelihood of injury when the front of a vehicle crashes. A two-part side-impact test indicates the likelihood of a collision and the likelihood of injury after a collision. 

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What is an Infotainment System?

These new in-car entertainment systems can do it all. You can get blind spot monitoring, departure lane alerts, parking assist, and GPS navigation alerts through one center console. In-car entertainment also can connect to WiFi, satellite radio, and video calls, so you can now stream your business calls right through your vehicle or stay connected to family on the drive home.

There are some other new age features that are coming out with the newest screens, including tablet-sized touch-screens that can connect directly to your phone's operating system. This includes apps like

 

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Planning Your Route Ahead of a Roadtrip

Going on road trips is a fun way to see new sights, find yourself, get close with anyone you may bring, and overall have an exciting and enjoyable ride. If you want to go on a road trip, but don't have a lot of money, here is one major tip.

Planning your route ahead of a road trip is often a smart way to control your spending. Figure out in advance where you will go by mapping out your route and determining how many days and miles your trip will ultimately cost. With this already done, creating a budget…

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Car Covers Assist With Preservation

There are numerous types of car covers on the market for those who choose to use them. They are designed to protect the outside and inside of the car from elements that can cause erosion and other damage. Paint work is a valuable aspect of the vehicle. It can be affected by a number of different things including the weather, foreign objects and animals.

There are all sorts of reasons for a driver to protect the condition of their car with a car cover. The resale value is one primary reason. The bodywork of a vehicle will directly determine its…
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What Happens in a Car Alignment?

Do you know if your car needs to be aligned? Is your steering wheel vibrating or pulling to a certain direction? Your car’s suspension may be out of whack or you could have a tire that isn’t balanced in line with the others. It’s important to get your vehicle checked and aligned, especially if you’ve recently changed a tire or replaced a tire with a spare. Nowadays you can get your car aligned pretty quickly. The process simply involves a clamp that attach to the wheels of the car and link up to a computer that…
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Coming To A Stop

Keeping yourself and your family safe while on the road is one of the most important things to consider. The brake system of your vehicle ensures that you are able to stop your vehicle when needed.

When the brake pads are depressed, pressure and friction are applied to the other components of the brake system, causing the car to stop. As the wheels begin to stop turning, the vehicle will slow down until it is no longer moving at all. At times, the brake pads on your vehicle can be put under pressure depending on the kind of car you…

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Is Choosing Summer Tires a Better Option Than All-Season Tires?

The tire technicians working here at Germain Honda of Dublin wanted to pass along some information about the benefits of switching to summer tires as the weather warms. Summer tires are better than all-season tires at improving handling, braking, and cornering, to name a few.

The unique tread design of the summer tires serves a number of purposes, all designed to make driving safer. The grooves actually increase the car's ability to handle the road, and at the same time push water out of the way so more of the tread is in contact with the road. This will…
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