2014 Nissan Versa Note
The all-new and very stylish Nissan Versa Note is a 5-door hatch with an up to the minute story. Combining fresh new looks with a low starting price, awesome fuel efficiency and roomy cabin accommodations it’s a great ride for the money. Check out our latest post on the many reasons you may want to drive a 2014 Nissan Versa Note today.
Top Safety Features in New Cars
Whether you're the designated taxi driver for your precious cargo -- your family -- or your teen is getting behind the wheel for the first time, safety matters just as much as price when it comes to choosing a car.
As automakers computerize cars and expand the list of standard safety features, the options may be overwhelming. Unless you are an engineer, chances are you're not going to know the difference between one car's occupant protection and another's.
Check out our latest post on the top safety features in new cars and find out about some of the highest rated safe cars for 2014. Save yourself a trip to the car repair or, more importantly, save a life.
Planes, Trains and Automobiles Photo Exhibit
"Burlington Zephyr" taken in 1930 by Wendell MacRae. Enjoy this and other classic photographs from an era when the journey was as important as the destination. The excitement of speed and the metaphor of the machine join in images of airplanes, trains, and automobiles. Read more about this exhibit here.
Honda #1 in Product Longevity
The Denver Broncos lose the Super Bowl. The Winter Olympics are on- but, in Calgary. And you just bought your first Honda, which you still own and still love. 2014? nope, it's 1988 and, guess what: proving that several things withstand the test of time, Hoffman Honda is proud to announce that the Honda brand is #1 in class for product longevity. No other mainstream brand has had a higher percentage of vehicles on the road from 1988-2012. Check out our recent post here
Car Apps To Maximize Your Ride
If you are looking to maximize your driving experience, look no further than your smartphone. There is a wide range of apps today that can help you find the closest, cheapest gas station in Connecticut or explain to you why the check engine light has come on. Good information can only help you and your family be a smarter, safer drivers. So, check out this latest post to see whether there’s an app for that.
Hoffman Honda Welcomes 3rd Master Technician
Hoffman Honda congratulates Thien (Ty) Ly (left) on his achievement as a Honda Master Technician. Ty was awarded this certification following a rigorous 15 years of study and the successful completion of a multitude of examinations. Obtaining this certification designates Ty as a Honda service technician possessing the highest level of professional qualifications. Congratulations Ty!
Ty proudly joins two other Master Technicians (Eric Dalka and Jose Pena) at Hoffman Honda, which now stands out among all Honda dealerships in our CT district for having the deepest bench of highly trained technicians to serve customers.
Read the story of the arduous journey to achieve this accomplishment and why, because of it, Hoffman Honda is able to offer you exceptional service for all your vehicle's needs.
Six More Weeks of Winter: Be Prepared to Enjoy the Snow
Winter in Connecticut isn’t fading so quickly this year! Trusty Punxsutawney Phil headed back into his lair this week, signifying six more weeks of winter. With the snow we’re seeing today – and more predicted for the weekend! – we’re pretty sure Phil’s got the inside track.
Don’t despair, hardy New Englanders! Keep your vehicle ready for more winter and consider some new accessories to help you enjoy the sports Connecticut has to offer in the wintertime.
Keep your Car Winterized
Four Winterizing Tips You Might have Missed
Great Winter Sports Accessories
Teach your Teen Winter Driving Skills
Avoid Ice Missile Fines
The Best of Both Worlds: Dual Clutch Transmission
Here at the Hoffman Auto Group we pride ourselves on offering a wide variety of vehicles to suit every driving need. Whether you are looking for an old school standard stick shift or a fully automatic driving machine, you will find it here. Perhaps, however, you are looking for something in between? Maybe you would like a car that allows you to control your ride like a standard transmission but with the convenience of an automatic. Say Hello to the Dual Clutch Transmission. Find out what it is and why you might want one.
The Joys of Driving a Stick Shift
James Bond drove one. So did James Dean. Danica Patrick still does. For many driving enthusiasts, it remains the ultimate symbol of a true driver: a car with a manual gearbox, also known as the stick shift. Find out why you should join this exclusive club. Read about the benefits of driving a standard transmission car, and discover some great options for you and your family.
Maintain Level and Condition of Car Fluids
It's important to maintain not only the level of fluids in your vehicle during the winter, but the condition as well. Before you set off on a wintry driving adventure around Connecticut, be sure to have the fluids and hoses in your vehicle checked. Read our latest post on maintaining engine fluids to find out what the experts at Hoffman Nissan Service advise to keep your car running throughout the CT winter.
2014 Redesigned Toyota Highlander
We caught up with Ed Crouse from Hoffman Toyota who shared his excitement about the new 2014 Toyota Highlander. Ed tells us ''there have been enhancements in every aspect- exterior redesign, redone interior, more luxurious feel and up to date electronics. It's what everyone has been looking for- and then some."
Equipped with the latest technology to help keep you connected, and enhanced performance and handling that make the drive more fun – read all about the totally redesigned Highlander which was made to inspire, no matter where you go.
The 2014 Versa Sedan is one of the roomiest cars in its class, and it remains the least-expensive new car you can buy with its $12,780 starting price unchanged from last year. Add in fuel economy of up to 40 mpg, and the Versa looks even more sensible. Little is changed this year on the Sedan … [Read More...]
Bristol CT: Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss! Sunday, March 2 from noon to 1 pm. It's time to celebrate everybody's favorite author on Celebrate Read Across America Day at the Imagine Nation Museum. So what does that mean? Silly rhymes & story times are what this day's about! Stories, crafts, … [Read More...]
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Connecticut Living & Driving
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Dog Parks and Dog-Friendly Places in CT
Connecticut has some great dog parks and lots of great places to drive with your pooch. Check them out! Find a Dog-Friendly Destination in CT
Recent Vehicle Model Posts
If you’re looking to stand out in the competitive class of small crossover utility vehicles, look no further than the 2013 Nissan Rogue. Infused with interior refinement, sharp styling and agile road handling, the 2013 Nissan Rogue stands out in its class. Whether looking to lease or to buy, drivers will find amazing deals at Hoffman […]
The Lincoln Navigator was wildly popular the moment it hit the streets in the late 1990s, and spent more than a decade as one of the top-selling vehicles in the segment. Featuring seating for up to eight passengers, luxury cues typically reserved for sedans and cargo space and towing capacity to haul virtually anything, Navigator set […]
Tips for Vehicle Maintenance
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