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Oil Viscosity is Important During a Maintenance Routine

When you consider a motor oil's viscosity level, you can complete maintenance routines properly without damaging your engine. If you learn the different viscosity options, you'll have no problems selecting a proper motor oil product for a specific type of automobile.

A motor oil's viscosity influences how much oil can prevent movement within an engine. If a product has a high viscosity, it will travel slower through a motor, and an oil with a high viscosity glides quickly in and around engine hardware.

When the temperature drops, you can protect an engine by using a low-viscosity motor…

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Join Us for the Happy Honda Days and Toy Campaign

 
Believe it or not, the holiday season is quickly approaching. Here at Gillman Honda San Antonio, we’re going to be participating in the season in a big way with our Happy Honda Days event. Ever since we launched this holiday-centric event in 2014, local Selma, TX area drivers have responded to the charity, the chance to drive new Honda vehicles, and the overall holiday spirit at our dealership.   

This year, the Happy Honda Days…
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What You Missed at our New Owner’s Clinic

 
There is not much out there more exciting than driving home from our dealership in a new 2019 Honda car. Whether you choose a people-carrier like the 2019 Honda Odyssey minivan, an everyday sedan like the 2019 Honda Accord, or a versatile sedan like the Honda CR-V, you’ll find that the vehicle is packed to the brim with innovative tech, reassuring safety features, and efficient engine technology. However, when you buy a new vehicle…
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Debadging Your Car: Clean Up After Removal

Here at Gillman Honda San Antonio, we want you to be well-versed in all aspects of car care. If you've decided to debadge your car, either for aesthetics or to remove trim package indications, you'll want to ensure you clean and wax the area after removal for a sharp appearance.

First, use warm soapy water to gently cleanse away any remaining adhesive or other agents left from the removal. A sponge can be used to lightly scrub the area to remove anything left.

Once the area is thoroughly dried, air drying for one to two hours is recommended…

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Reminder: Honda-Ween Happening this Saturday!

 
A few weeks ago, we mentioned that our special Honda-Ween celebration will be taking place later in the month. Now that we’re quickly approaching Halloween, we’re pleased to announce that the event is now this coming weekend! Here at our Honda dealership serving San Antonio, TX, we’re eagerly anticipating this event, and we invite families from all over the region to stop by for a Honda-centric Halloween celebration.  

The Honda-Ween event will…
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Don’t Forget About These Important Vehicle Fluids

 
When it comes to getting the maximum performance out of your Honda vehicle, it’s important not to forget about the fluids. Sure, oil changes and tire rotations are essential, but those aren’t something that most drivers forget about. Here at our Honda service center at our dealership, our mechanics will check out these fluids in your Honda car during your semiannual inspection. 

Transmission Fluid

While transmission fluid isn’t something that needs to…
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Best Practices for Negotiating a Used Car Price

It is generally possible to haggle with a dealer over the price of a used car. However, this is only possible if you know what the car is worth. It is also a good idea to be ready to walk away from a deal if you can't get what you think is a fair price.

You can find the market value of a used car through several different online sources. When you are ready to start negotiating, make an offer below the car's fair market price. In some cases, the dealer may agree to that amount on the…

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Join Us for Honda-Ween 2018!

 
Believe it or not, October is already here and Halloween is fast approaching. Here at Gillman Honda San Antonio, we are going to celebrate the holiday with an event that we’re calling Honda-Ween. As you may already know, we’re a dealership that is not only focused on selling a huge inventory of both new and pre-owned Honda cars, but we also make every attempt to be a cornerstone in the communities near San…
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Getting the Right Supplies for a Roadside Emergency

We seldom plan to break down on the highway, yet it can still happen, it's usually when we least expect it. The most important thing is to make the situation as safe as possible for you and others passing by. Stop at Gillman Honda San Antonio and let us offer you some tips on roadside safety.

Here are some safety tips.

• Pull off the highway as far from traffic as possible.
• If your vehicle is in a dangerous location, move away from the vehicle.
• Put out emergency flares and keep them far from your vehicle.
• Stay in the vehicle…

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