2016 Honda HR-V Trim Levels and MPG Emerge

Details such as trim level, starting MSRP and fuel economy have emerged on the highly anticipated 2016 Honda HR-V. We now know that the HR-V will reach up to 35 MPG with MSRP starting less than $20,000.

We also know that it should be at Waikem Honda sometime in May. Our first models have been entered into our inventory, and now that we have learned more, we’re excited to finally see one for ourselves.

The Honda HR-V will come with three trim levels and eight configurations:

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2015 Honda Accord Makes Car and Driver 10Best List

The 2015 Honda Accord has again been named to Car and Driver's 10Best List.

The 2015 Honda Accord has again been named to Car and Driver’s 10Best List.

The 2015 Honda Accord has again made Car and Driver’s 10Best List, the 29th time in the 31 year history of this award. It’s almost a guarantee every year that the Accord will make this prestigious list. Its dependability and long list of special features make it an obvious choice.

“The Accord offers terrifically fluid and sporty handling, while functioning perfectly for everyday use,” said Car and Driver Editor-in-Chief Eddie Alterman. “It’s light on its feet and very driver-oriented, even if many of its drivers will never explore the full range of its dynamic capabilities. The Accord is an undercover sports sedan, and that’s what resonates with our editors year after year.”

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2014 Honda Accord Wins KBB Cost of Ownership Award

The 2014 Honda Accord has the lowest cost to own among mid-sized cars.

The 2014 Honda Accord has the lowest cost to own among mid-sized cars.

The 2014 Honda Accord has received KBB’s lowest cost of ownership award in the midsized car category. This means that you won’t break the bank when to take home the 2014 Honda Accord.

Kelley Blue Book calculates everything that goes in to owning a vehicle, depreciation, fuel costs, finance and insurance fees, maintenance and repair fees and state fees. The Accord’s five-year cost to own is $34,816, barely edging comparable models from Kia and Hyundai.

So why Honda? KBB says the 5-year cost to own value puts it over the top.

“There’s just no denying a well-earned reputation for quality and reliability, and the soothing truth that an Accord is brilliantly easy to operate.”

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Three Hondas Among America’s Top Selling Vehicles

Thanks to vehicles like the 2014 Honda CR-V, the Honda brand had 3 vehicles in the top of American sales for 2013.

Thanks to vehicles like the 2014 Honda CR-V, the Honda brand had 3 vehicles in the top of American sales for 2013.

Honda’s top three models were among the top ten best-selling vehicles in the United States in 2013.

No other manufacturer had as many in the top-ten, and after a year of updates and new features, it appears Honda has moved backed to the top of Automotive Industry. The Honda Civic, Honda Accord and Honda CR-V all saw some of their best sales records of all-time.

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Waikem Honda Participates in Fox 8’s Operation Giving Tree


Waikem Honda is one of many Northern Ohio Honda Dealers participating again in Fox 8’s Operation Giving Tree. Because of the support this program received this year, Fox 8 has extended the giving deadline.

Gifts poured in outside the Fox 8 studios on Nov. 27, making the 8th Annual Operation Giving Tree a huge success. The Northern Ohio Honda Dealers want to make sure that success keeps going by extending the program through Dec. 13 with collection centers at our Massillon showroom.

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Honda Unveils Redesigned Civic Coupe at SEMA

Honda recently unveiled the newly redesigned Honda Civic Coupe at the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show. The Civic Coupe’s 2012 redesign focused on structural, safety, and interior improvements. For 2014 however, Honda is looking towards style and performance.

The Coupe has gained a more aggressive grille, hood, front fenders, and headlight design. You’ll also see new taillight lenses, sportier front and rear bumpers, new side mirrors, and new wheel designs.

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Help Waikem Honda Save the Lynn Auto Theatre


The Lynn Drive-In is Ohio’s Oldest Drive-In Movie Theatre and it’s the second oldest in the world. Without our help, it could go out a business a few months. Waikem Honda and the American Honda Motor Company has worked together for Project Drive-In, and your vote could save the Lynn Drive-In.

Visit Honda’s Project Drive-In site and vote for the Lynn Auto Theatre once a day through Sept. 9. Five Drive-In Theatre’s nationwide will win digital projectors that help them operational.


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Honda Accord, Civic Named Best Sedans Under $25k


The 2013 Honda Civic is KBB’s best compact sedan under $25K

The Honda Accord and Honda Civic have been named the best sedans under $25K, according to Kelley Blue Book.

The redesigned Honda Accord was No. 1 overall on the list, and when you test drive it you’ll see why. Honda made great upgrades to this year’s Accord, adding improved fuel economy, all new styling and a great set of standard features. All new Accords come with a rearview camera, Bluetooth, duel climate control, alloy wheels, automatic headlights and chrome door handles.

Make sure you also check out the all-new blind spot camera. Similar to a backup camera, this new technology displays what’s happening in your blind spot when you flip the right turn signal. Read and watch the entire review of the 2013 Honda Accord.

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Craig Waikem, Internet Department Featured in Automotive News

Craig Waikem and the Waikem Internet Department were featured in Automotive News' 40 under 40 edition.

Craig Waikem and the Waikem Internet Department were featured in Automotive News’ 40 under 40 edition.

Craig Waikem and the Waikem Auto Family’s cutting-edge internet department was featured in Automotive News’ 40 under 40 special edition.

Waikem, the BDC and Internet Director at the Waikem Auto Family, was one of 40 people under the age of 40 nationwide to be featured in this section.

Craig is 28 years old and the thrid generation of the family-owned business on the Stark Auto Mile between Canton and Massillon.

“At a dealership where he works alongside his dad, two uncles and two cousins, Craig Waikem is making a name for himself,” Auto News says of Waikem.

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Quicklane of Perry Township wins Reader’s Choice Award

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Quicklane of Perry Township is the best service center in Northeast Ohio, according to the reader’s of the Canton Repository.

Quicklane of Perry Township on Lincoln Way was selected as the Best Oil Change, Best Brake Service and Best Repair Facility in the annual awards selected by the Stark and Summit County readers of the Canton Repository.

The newly renovated Quicklane of Perry Township  features 8 new service bays, including some devoted to heavy duty trucks.

Readers choice

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