Honda vs. Chevy: Who Comes out on Top?

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Both Honda and Chevy are wildly popular brands, and for good reason. They both offer durable, fun, and safe cars, trucks and SUVs. But which brand provides a better driving experience? Read the information that follows, and call the team at Bill Kay Honda in Bourbonnais, IL at (877) 316-5359 if you have questions.

Honda vs. Chevy: Safety Features

Road conditions are unpredictable, which is why safety features are so important. While Honda and Chevy both provide features to help you avoid collisions, Honda's safety suite, Honda Sensing™, protects drivers in more situations than Chevy safety systems. For example, Honda has Adaptive Cruise Control, and Chevy doesn't. Check out the additional safety systems available with Honda Sensing™ and how they work:

  • Adaptive Cruise Control w/Low-Speed Follow keeps a set interval between you and the car in front of you, even as traffic changes pace
  • Road Departure Mitigation detects if you're drifting too close to the side of the road without using your turn signal and alerts you or applies the brakes to keep you from going off-road
  • Lane Keeping Assist System gently adjusts the steering wheel to bring you back to the center lane when it detects you drifting from your lane without using the turn signal
  • Lane Departure Warning alerts you when it detects you drifting from your lane
  • Collision Mitigation Braking System is automatic braking, which engages when it detects an unavoidable frontal collision
  • Forward Collision Warning detects if you're at risk of colliding with the vehicle in front of you using a camera mounted at the top of the windshield, and alerts you
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Honda vs. Chevy: Technology Features

Infotainment technology is available on Honda and Chevy models, but HondaLink™ allows you to do more than listen to music and send texts without taking your hands off of the wheel. See all the ways that HondaLink™ makes your life on the road easier with the list below:

  • Receive maintenance reminders and recall notifications
  • Access roadside assistance and the digital owner's manual
  • Schedule service appointments with a Honda-certified appointment
  • Get walking directions back to your car if you forget where you're parked
  • Remote start, lock, and unlock your vehicle

Honda cars, trucks, and SUVs are also available with the following technologies to make your day run more smoothly:

  • 12-way power adjustable driver's seat
  • Multi-angle rearview camera
  • Push-button start
  • One-touch second row
  • Tri-zone automatic climate control
  • Built-in vacuum cleaner
  • 8-in. hi-res touchscreen display
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Honda vs. Chevy: Performance

Any way you stack Honda and Chevy against each other, Honda comes out on top. Take their mid-sized cars for instance: the 2017 Honda Accord and 2017 Chevy Malibu. Based on engine specs alone, the Accord engine lineup provides more power, producing 185 horsepower compared to the Malibu's 160 horsepower. To see more vehicle comparisons in greater detail, check out our model comparison pages.

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Finance or Lease a New Honda in Bourbonnais, IL

Whether you would like to finance or lease a new Honda vehicle, our dealership has specials for you to take advantage of. Special APRs and monthly lease payment plans are only a couple of the ways we can help you save on a Honda model from our new inventory. Be sure to visit our manufacturer incentives page before completing our secure online application when you're ready to take home a new car, minivan, or SUV from our Honda dealership. If you have any questions about Honda features or your payment plan options, give the team at Bill Kay Honda in Bourbonnais, IL a call at (877) 316-5359.

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