Thursday, November 12, 2009

HENDRICKCARS.COM SELECTS CHAMPION’S WEEKEND AT HOMESTEADSWEEPSTAKES WINNER CHARLOTTE, N.C. ( Nov. 10, 2009) has selected the winner of the Champion’s Weekend at Homestead sweepstakes, which grants one fan and a guest VIP treatment at this month’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway. The sweepstakes was launched in conjunction with the Oct. 11 broadcast of “TOGETHER: The Hendrick Motorsports Story” on ABC.

Janan Cheskis, of Riverwoods, IL. was randomly selected from 3,568 entrants who registered on, and by mail, between Oct. 10 and Nov. 2 for a chance to win the all-access weekend made possible by and Hendrick Motorsports.

“We’re hoping Janan will bring good luck to the Hendrick Motorsports teams as the Sprint Cup season concludes at Homestead-Miami Speedway,” said Chris Little of Hendrick Automotive Group. “It’s exciting for us to share NASCAR’s Championship Weekend with her, and we hope to celebrate in Victory Lane after the race.”

As part of the VIP treatment, Cheskis and her guest will receive airfare and hotel accommodations along with a tour of a Hendrick Motorsports team transporter. Should a Hendrick Motorsports driver win the race or the Sprint Cup Series Championship, the pair also will be invited to join the post-event celebration.

ABOUT HENDRICKCARS.COM: The best and quickest way to purchase a car online, features more than $90 million in used-car inventory and the largest selection of manufacturer-certified vehicles in the nation. Customers can browse up to 5,000 cars of all makes and models from the 80 Hendrick Automotive Group franchises nationwide. Each vehicle listing comes with a free CARFAX vehicle history report.For more information about Hendrick Automotive Group, please visit and search the entire pre-owned vehicle inventory at

ABOUT HENDRICK MOTORSPORTS: Since 1984, Hendrick Motorsports has earned 12 championships in NASCAR's top three divisions and more than 180 victories in the sanctioning body's premier series, the Sprint Cup. The organization, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary this season, fields four full-time Chevrolet teams on the Cup Series circuit with drivers Mark Martin, Jeff Gordon, Jimmie Johnson and Dale Earnhardt Jr. Headquartered in Concord, N.C., Hendrick Motorsports employs more than 500 people.

Please visit for additional information.

Wednesday, November 11, 2009


Has a result of voting by his fellow employees COLBY SIMPSON has been recognized as the Service Advisor of the month for October, 2009. Colby wishes to thank all our service customers for their continued loyalty to HCRH. He lives in Edgemoor, and has been with HCRH for 6 1/2 years.


Honda Cars of Rock Hill is pleased to announce our Employee of the Month for the Parts Department is MELVIN LONG. This is a special honor as it is the result of voting by Melvin's peers. Melvin would like to thank all his parts customers for their continued loyalty. He lives in Rock Hill with his wife of 14 years, Debra. Melvin has been HCRH for 23 years.


Mike Pellet has been voted as the Service Tech Employee for the month of October by his peers. This is a recognition by his fellow employees of Mike's dedication to our customers and his continuing cooperation with the other Service Techs. Mike was earlier this year awarded Master Technician status by the Honda Professionals Program, a designation that remains as Honda-certified for five years.


Honda Cars for Rock Hill is proud to announce JIM SCOTT as our Sales Rep for the month of October, 2009. He was also the Salesman of the Year for 2008. Jim has been with HCRH for 4 1/2 years, and has over 20 years experience in the Automotive Industry. His philosophy is volume. He says see 'em, they'll make more. If you like a warm, friendly atmosphere and a fair deal, then come see JIM SCOTT, the man with "2 first names".
Contact Jim at, or call 866/562-2089.

Monday, November 9, 2009

Thursday, November 5, 2009

All-new 2010 Accord Crosstour

Honda Announces Pricing for

All-new 2010 Accord Crosstour vehicles

2010 Crosstours will start arriving at Honda Cars of Rock Hill in mid November. If you want to be one of the first, please give us a call - toll free at 1.866.554.2280 and we'll hold one in your name!

Premium and versatile crossover utility vehicle based on the popular Accord starts at $29,670

The all-new 2010 Honda Accord Crosstour is set to debut on November 20 with a manufacturer's suggested retail price (MSRP) starting at $29,670, plus a destination and handling charge1 of $710, American Honda Motor Co., Inc., announced today.

The Accord Crosstour combines the sophisticated refinement of a premium sedan with versatile characteristics of an SUV to create an entirely distinct concept within the Crossover Utility Vehicle segment. Leveraging the many benefits of a car-based platform, the Accord Crosstour starts with the top-level refinement of the Accord V-6Sedan and further expands utility with a sleek-yet-functional profile for increased cargo space.

The Accord Crosstour is designed to fulfill multiple roles for both style and function. A bold and sleek exterior conveys a prestigious presence from the outside, while premium interior styling extends from the passenger compartment into the cargo area. Increased functionality is provided by an under-floor storage area in the rear of the vehicle and reversible cargo floor panels ideal for dirty objects. Cargo area access is further enhanced by a tailgate with a large opening and a low lift-over height.

All Accord Crosstour models come standard with a 3.5-liter i-VTEC V-6 engine with Variable Cylinder Management (VCM) designed for power and efficiency. The engine produces 271 horsepower at 6,200 RPM and 254 lb-ft. of torque at 5,000 RPM while achieving an EPA-rated city/highway of 18/27 mpg 2 on 2WD models. The VCM cylinder deactivation system is programmed to run on 3, 4 or 6 cylinders, based on current power requirements. A technologically advanced 5-speed automatic transmission is standard equipment. For CUV capability, the Accord Crosstour provides amble ground clearance and Real Time™ 4WD drive is available.

The Accord Crosstour is available in two model choices, the EX and EX-L. Highlights of standard features on the Accord Crosstour EX include: dual-zone automatic air conditioning with second row ventilation, 360-Watt AM/FM 6-disc audio system with seven speakers, easy fold-down 60-40 split rear seat back, 17-inch aluminum wheels with 225/65 R17 all-season tires, hidden removable utility box, cruise control, moonroof, auto up/down driver and front passenger side windows, rear privacy glass, steering wheel-integrated audio controls, compass and outside temperature indicator, projector beam headlights with auto-off, fog lights, chrome door handles, body-colored side mirrors with defrost, and more.

The Accord Crosstour EX-L adds or upgrades: leather-trimmed seating surfaces with heated front seats, leather steering wheel, leather gear shift knob, auto day/night dimming rearview mirror, 18-inch aluminum wheels with 225/60 R18 all-season tires, auto on/off headlights, memory driver-side seats, memory side mirrors with reverse tilting capability, cargo privacy cover, HomeLink™ transmitter, Kevlar® cone speakers, aluminum dome-type front tweeter speakers and a USB audio interface.

Available features exclusive to the Accord Crosstour EX-L include the Honda Satellite-linked 3 and Real Time 4WD, available together or separately. The navigation system includes a backup camera with guidance lines integrated into the display.

Safety technology includes the Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) body structure, a Honda-exclusive body design that enhances occupant protection and crash compatibility in frontal collisions. Additional safety equipment includes: Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®), commonly referred to as Electronic Stability Control; anti-lock brakes with electronic brake distribution and brake assist; side curtain airbags with a rollover sensor; driver's and front passenger's side airbags with passenger-side Occupant Position Detection System (OPDS); dual-stage, multiple threshold front airbags; and active front seat head restraints.

Model - MSRP* - City/Hwy/Combined EPA**

Accord Crosstour 2WD EX - $29,670 - 18/27/21

Accord Crosstour 2WD EXL - $32,570 - 18/27/21

Accord Crosstour 2WD EXL/Navi - $34,770 - 18/27/21

Accord Crosstour 4WD EXL - $34,020 - 17/25/20

Accord Crosstour 4WD EXL/Navi - $36,220 - 17/25/20

* MSRP excluding $710 D&H and options. Tax, tag, dealer closing charge are additional.

**Based on 2010 EPA mileage estimates reflecting new EPA fuel economy methods.