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What does Brand Loyalty do for you at Honda?

costomer loyalty crossword

Brand Loyalty can be an important part of your decisions to buy products. We all have trusted brands that we have used for years, and it’s hard to switch to something else because we know that the specific product or brand has done us well. It’s no different with cars.

It’s a very common situation to have clients come in that are on their 4th or 5th Honda. In some cases, Honda was their first car, and they have stuck with the brand ever since. The reliability and trust with the company and the product, as well as the VIP treatment that they get from their local parts and service centre keeps them coming back.

Honda works hard to keep clients coming back. As a manufacturer, they make sure that they listen to what their clients have to say about their vehicles, and make any changes needed to keep giving you what YOU want. They also do an amazing job with financing discounts for returning customers to help keep costs down on a quality and dependable car.

Any time you move from a Honda Finance to another Honda Finance, being either a Lease or a Purchase Finance, you automatically get a 1% discount on your financing rate. During amazing events like the Honda Checkered Flag event where Honda is offering 0.99%, YEAH!!! You do the math.

To all of you that currently drive a Honda…Thank you.
To anyone that has been considering a Honda, or has never had the experience of driving a Honda…let’s talk. Let’s start to build loyalty.


Honda Brings Music to your Ears


To continue to build in the market, Honda is investments with the music and concert scene. By opening up additional stages at major concert venues as well as creating amazing back stage content, Honda is helping to bridge the gap.

With the Honda Stage and Civic Nation Tour, Honda is looking to;
The Honda Stage program brings Listen, View, Attend opportunities through:

-Honda Stage at the iHeartRadio Theater L.A. will bring dozens of live and intimate performances by the hottest acts. The concert series will be promoted on air and online across Clear Channel radio stations, which reaches more than 245 million monthly listeners nationwide, and through iHeartRadio, Clear Channel’s all-in-one digital music service.
-Several major custom Honda Stage concert events in iconic locations across the U.S. produced by Live Nation
-Honda Stage at REVOLT Studios Hollywood will deliver regular live interviews and in-studio performances on the Honda Stage, broadcast on REVOLT TV, the iOS and Android REVOLT apps and the Honda Stage YouTube Channel
Honda Stage at top US Festivals, including performances by leading artists at Governors Ball in New York, Austin City Limits Music Festival and Music Midtown in Atlanta
-Honda Civic Tour, now in its 13th year, will become three successive tours targeting specific genres, featuring Grouplove and Portugal. The Man, American Authors and 3BallMTY. For additional information on the 2014 Civic Tour visit:

Check out the event information on YouTube

How Quickly can I get my car?


How quickly can I get my car?

Another question that I am asked often from my guests is, “How quickly can I get my car?”

Most of the time with buying a new car, there is a minimum of 48-hours from when you purchase the car until when you can pick it up. This time is needed to make sure we can get all of the papers, inspection, and detail in order to not only make sure that the car can be correctly registered, but also to make sure everything about the car needs the Honda standard, and a full detail is completed to clean it up from shipping.

Since I started in car sales, I have learned actually how many steps a car has to go through in order to be ready for you. It’s actually quite amazing how all of the departments work together to make sure everything is smooth for you. The goal is to remove as much work from you as possible to get your new car. This includes our Finance and Insurance Team getting notifying your insurance company of the change, and getting your license plates updated.

But now, back to the original question. How long can it take?

Well, if we have the vehicle you are looking for in stock, the average turn around time is 48-hours. If we have to locate the vehicle from another storage lot somewhere else in the province, we are sometimes at the mercy of those inventory managers picking up their phones and/or calling us back to confirm they still have what we are looking for. Then, once we know it’s there, we dispatch drivers to secure the vehicle for you. This can add a few days to the process.

And in other situation, we have the vehicle you are looking for already ordered and incoming on a truck. When that happens, we will have a projected date for you, so you will have a better idea as to when it may come in.

Of course…at the end of the day, the Henley Honda Team is 100% driven to get you into your new car. At the end of the day, we cannot get paid for our work until your car is delivered, so we are just as motivated as you are to make the connection.

The best way to get the car you want quickly is to purchase early in the production year to make sure there is a large inventory of color and model. Another great way is to have a couple color options so that we are able to get you projected dates on how quickly we can prepare a vehicle for you.

Are you looking for a new vehicle? Let’s talk about availability.

History makes it so real


Everything and every one has a history. A series of events that brought them to now and helped them form into the person or the company that they are today. But history can tell a lot about a person or a company…so pay attention.

Since I have been working with Honda, I have been doing a lot of research into the past. It’s important for me to work with a company that feel good about and a company that I can share values with. Honda is 100% that company.

The history and the culture created with Honda is amazing. The company has literally been formed out of ashes and through hard work and determination, become one of the world leaders in motor products. Not just with cars, but also with motorcycles, and small engines.

Check out this video that touches a little on the History and how Honda was formed. It’s an oldie, but it’s still fun to watch.

Want to know more about Honda today?

Win a Civic a Week!!!


Whoa!!! You mean you can win your Civic? Sweet!!

This month, Honda is going to be giving away a Honda Civic every week. That means that 4 lucky people that purchase, finance, or lease their Civic this month are going to drive away with a cheque to cover the balance of their car. Amazing!

The best part is, if you don’t win in the early weeks of the month, you are still able to win one of the later draws. That means, the earlier in the month you buy your car, the more chances you get to win.

Book an appointment with me to check out the new Civic.

Thank you! Again and Again!

Thanks Again!!!

As an ongoing thank you for your purchase and your support, I’m going to show the love back to my guests for their trust and their purchase.

Starting this month, I will be giving away a detail package every month as a way of saying Thank you. This is an amazing opportunity to keep your Honda clean and looking new.

That’s right! Every month, one lucky person that has purchased a car from me will win a Silver Package Detail from me. The Silver Package is valued at $98.88, but you could win one…for Free!!!

To be included in the give-away, you have to have purchased a car from me. And once you have, you are entered for life. Every month, you name will be put in the draw. Every car from here on out will get you entered for a chance to win.

I wish you all good luck.

I will contact the winner each month to let them know about their prize.

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You are NOT stuck in your current vehicle. I can help


Needs change from day to day, and this can include the need for a new or different vehicle. Sometimes, people are in Finance or Leases that they don’t believe they can get out of, or they feel trapped. That’s not a good thing.

Every day, I hear from guests that say, “I wish I could get out of my lease for me truck.” And they are forcing themselves to pay for a vehicle or a situation they don’t want to be in. You don’t have to!

Come and talk to me on how I can get you out of your finance or lease and into a new vehicle that fits your current wants and needs. I did it, and I’m in a better situation for it.

What is Apple Car Play?

Car Play

Since the official announcement of the new Apple Car Play in Honda cars, I have fielded a lot of questions about exactly what Apple Car Play is, what it does, and when it will be available.

Apple Car Play is an amazing addition to the technology placed in the Honda cars. It helps create an even more seamless integration between the cars interface and the Apple iPhone. It will offer full voice control over the phone through the cars interface, as well as additional car/phone functions through the touch screen in the dash.

Overall, the Apple Car Play is a big step forward to making our cars mesh better with our every day lives by connecting with our smartphones…which for some, have become a very important part of our communication and organization.

We expect to see Apple Car Play in the new Honda’s by the end of the year.

To check out the new line of Honda’s, connect with me.

Check out this link for more information about Apple Car Play

Honda Design is more than skin deep


You always look under the hood, but how often to you get to look under the car?

Honda has always focused on vehicle design that is effective and innovative. It’s not always prettiest vehicle offered on the market, but underneath it’s skin is an army of designers with a mission on create a vehicle that will outlast the competition while saving fuel and exceeding your performance expectations.

Whenever possible, I like to check out the chassis and design of parts that you can’t see. The things that for most vehicles are an after thought. This is where you can truly see the level of detail that a manufacturer puts into their cars.

Next time your car is in for service, ask to see what it looks like underneath. Do you see the level of attention that you expect in your car?

Come and check out what Honda has to offer

Honda HR-V Set for Winter Release

HR-V Front 3_4

Are you looking for an SUV, the but CR-V is just a little larger that you wanted? That’s ok, check out the new HR-V.

Coming this winter, Honda released the new HR-V in North America. This is a ‘Compact SUV’ to fill a gap in the Honda line up between the standard size CR-V and the sub compact Honda Fit.

I’m looking forward to driving this new offering from Honda. It’s going to make another great addition to the already amazing Honda line up.

More details about the HR-V coming throughout the summer.