Honda Cars of Katy Leads the way with new Honda Technology for 2011

While things like fuel cell cars and hydrogen power are still a few years down the line, Honda Cars of Katy’s customer’s know they can count on a steady stream of technological advances in every new Honda vehicle.   Things like one-touch power windows, front and rear AC, side curtain and passenger-side airbags, audiophile-quality stereos, cruise control, GPS navigation and power mirrors and seats used to be considered “luxury items” but are now standard on Hondas and many other makes.  However, it’s the extra touch of Honda’s thoughtful design that makes a difference.  It seems like everything you are looking for is right at your fingertips.

The company’s technological strides go far beyond the power accessories, amenities and other bells-and-whistles.  Among many other items Honda Cars of Katy is proud of the following components that are available on many Honda Cars and Trucks:

I-VTEC – Long at the forefront of environmentally-friendly engine design, Honda is wringing more performance, lower emissions and better fuel efficiency out of their engines for the Civic, Accord and other models.  Things like reduced engine weight, restructured pistons, redesigned catalytic converters, shutting off cylinders at highway speed and re-curved valve timing placed the Honda Civic Hybrid as the third “Greenest Vehicle” for the 2009 model year.Honda Cars of Katy i-vtec Honda Technology

Integrated Motor Assist – Honda’s IMA technology is part of the Honda hybrid drive train.  It uses concepts like regenerating braking energy back into the hybrid’s battery, shutting off the car’s engine at idle and lean-burn fuel metering to get the most efficiency out of the hybrid Insight, Civic and Accord.

Vehicle Stability Assist – Honda’s VSA system combines antilock braking and traction control to stabilize the vehicle.  The system can also apply braking to individual wheels to prevent the vehicle from going into a dangerous skid.

Honda Cars of Katy Serving Houston with G-Con TechnologyG-CON – Another advanced safety feature on late-model Hondas, G-CON protects the car’s occupants by controlling G-forces in case of a collision.  Honda’s labs have done collision testing using all kinds of vehicles to develop “crumple zones” that absorb the impact of a collision without transferring it to the occupants.  The system also protects pedestrians by minimizing head and chest injuries in case of an accident.

Come check out the latest features and options at your new Honda Houston dealership. Test drive a new Honda car, and we think you’ll appreciate the latest features, options and technology from Honda!



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