Category Archives: Helpful Car Tips

Tips for Keeping Kids Quiet in Your Honda

 Is your family planning a road trip through Arkansas, Kansas, or Oklahoma this summer? All these wonderful states are a short drive away from Springfield, Missouri, and are worth exploring with your children. These nearby locations have kid-friendly attractions that are worth discovering on weekend road trips. However, during your drive, sitting in a Honda SUV or crossover with a… Read more »

Regular vs Synthetic Motor Oil: What’s The Difference?

Mechanic Changing Oil | Springfield, MO

Every vehicle requires regular oil changes in order to stay in good working order. When you bring your vehicle to Don Wessel Honda for its routine maintenance, though, you’re usually asked the question, “Do you want regular oil or synthetic?” If you’re not sure about the differences between the two, never fear. We’ve put together a guide to these two… Read more »

How to Prevent Your Car from Skidding

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Springfield, MO

With winter driving comes the possibility that your vehicle will lose traction on slick roads. In order to help you feel prepared for that event, Don Wessel Honda has put together some tips for preventing your car from skidding — and what to do if you find yourself in one. Take Care of Your Tires Your tires’ treads are what… Read more »

Tips for Protecting Your Vehicle’s Interior This Winter

Honda Interior | Springfield, MO

Winter weather can do a number on your vehicle’s exterior, but it can also wear down your interior over time. If you want tips for taking care of your vehicle’s interior this winter, then we’ve got you covered. Here are some of the best ways you can go about protecting your interior. Protect Your Seats Whether your seats are cloth… Read more »

5 Fuel-Efficient Honda Vehicles in Springfield Missouri

5 Fuel-Efficient Honda Vehicles in Springfield Missouri

If you are looking for a fuel-efficient car, the Honda lineup has a number of options for you to choose from. Here are five fuel-efficient Honda vehicles that go the distance. Honda Civic The Civic is a compact car that is an appealing option for your long commute. It averages 32 mpg in the city and 42 mpg on the… Read more »

Spring Car Care Tips for Your Honda – Auto Service Springfield MO

Spring 2019 Passport - Springfield, MO

In anticipation of the warmer weather this upcoming season, it is important to prepare your vehicle to take on those spring showers. After surviving a rough winter, make sure you keep these spring car care tips in mind to ensure your car runs smoothly throughout the rest of the year. Don’t forget your routine maintenance. Every few months, your vehicle… Read more »

3 Important Summer Maintenance Tips for Your Car

Summer Road Trips

It’s no secret that the summer months are a popular time for road trips. With the warmer temperatures, motorists don’t have to worry as much about conditions such as snow and ice, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t factors to consider before hitting the road this summer for an exciting adventure. Tires Check the tire pressure and the overall condition… Read more »

Direct Lending versus Dealership Lending

Direct Lending versus Dealership Lending

Financing a vehicle may seem incredibly complicated, especially for those who aren’t familiar with the general terms and options available. Fortunately, there are two quick and easy loan options that will allow you to get behind the wheel of a new car in no time at all. Here’s a quick comparison of direct lending versus dealership lending from us at… Read more »

Spring Car Cleaning Tips

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Spring cleaning tips

Enjoying the warmer spring weather to the fullest starts by having a clean car to ride around in. While giving your car a good wash and wax is certainly needed, that’s just the tip of the car-cleaning iceberg. Enjoy a nicer, cleaner car with these spring car cleaning tips from us here at Don Wessel Honda! Windows – Odds are… Read more »

Tips for Improving Your Fuel Efficiency

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Honda- Improving Your Fuel Efficiency

Every frugal driver is happy to see that vehicles are becoming more and more efficient, meaning fewer stops to the gas station and fewer swipes of the credit card. But did you know that there are things you can do to save even more on gas? Improving your fuel efficiency is as simple as a few, quick steps. Brake Sparingly… Read more »