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Not Waxing Puts Your Vehicle in Danger

To wax or not to wax. That's the question, and it's quite an important one. Did you know that not waxing your car can leave it vulnerable?

Shiny cars don't stay shiny, and there's no lifetime protective coating on them. Waxing helps, and it's your responsibility. Without wax, paint fades under the sun's UV rays. Water from rain or moisture that splashes up from roadways or other sources is a problem. If you think it's just water, consider how much pollution might be in that water and how that could affect your car…

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Upcoming 2018 Honda Hybirds in Toronto


New Honda Hybrid Models Bring Efficiency, Excitement

The Honda Motor Company, Ltd., has long been a leader in quality, reliability and efficiency. In recent years, the automaker has improved its efficiency credentials, by releasing one or more hybrid models into the mix. This year, we'll see Honda's product line expand to include additional models that sip less fuel.  

What is a hybrid?

Before we look at the new models, we need to first…
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The Honda Odyssey Delivers Clever Convenience with Magic Slide Seating

One of the most important commodities on the road is space. A car can offer you all of the finest features in the world, and they won't add up to much if you're cramped and uncomfortable. That's one of the big reasons that many have been so impressed with the Honda Odyssey. In addition to being a modern minivan stacked full of valuable features, it comes with tools designed to help you use its ample interior to its fullest.

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Motor Oil Myths

There are a lot of untrue recommendations out there when it comes to your motor oil, how often you should change it and what you should use. The truth is, a lot of these myths began as a way for small shops to get customers to come back in frequently as a way to make money. The only information you can really trust is that which comes from the manufacturer of your vehicle. That's what we here at Lakeshore Honda go by.

Many people think you have to use synthetic oil if you have always used it or started…

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Signs Your Exhaust May Be Leaking

Is your vehicle starting to vibrate or making hissing sounds when going down the road? Has your gas mileage started to decline? If so, you may have a leaky exhaust since these are some of the warning signs. If you have concerns, bring them to Lakeshore Honda and let us take a look.

The exhaust system, which consists of many parts, does more than just provide us with a quiet ride. It filters through the poisonous gases and prevents them from entering the inside of your vehicle where they can do harm. Even if you don’t have the above…

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Underinflated Tires Are Costly

A car's tires take the brunt of the forces that are encountered when it is in use. If they are not properly maintained, it can potentially lead to many costly car problems. Underinflating tires is one of the primary causes of tire failure. This can be easily avoided, however.

Tires that contain too little pressure will show signs of excessive road wear, particularly around the shoulders and tread. An automobile's fuel economy can also be reduced since the car must work harder to maintain proper speed. The chances of having a blowout are...
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Decoding the Battery Birthday

A typical car battery lasts three to five years. Although it can last longer depending on your driving habits, you'll want to get it checked regularly after three years to make sure you're not in danger of a dead battery in months to come.

If you've forgotten the last time you've changed your battery, you can take a peak under the hood and see when your battery was shipped to determine its birthday, so to speak. Look for the letter and number on the battery case. The letter signifies the month and the number tells you…

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Honda’s Iemobi Concept Car is an On-Road Living Room


Asking the question of whether it's a house or a car is just scratching the surface of what Honda's IeMobi concept is about. This look at the near-future considers how autonomous (self-driving) cars will impact our perceptions and expectations from automobiles. The latest Honda News here is that the company's engineers are thinking that those changes of perception will include the idea that our living room can be on the road.

The…

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2018 Honda Civic - Pros Vs Cons

2018 Honda Civic Toronto
The new Honda Civic is a very popular car in North America and is particularly popular in Toronto. The 2018 Honda Civic has several package updates this year as well as some additional model options, including the sporty new Si and the track-ready Type R. Deciding whether this car is right for you may be a difficult decision. So we've compiled some pros and cons to help with decision making.   
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