New Honda Airbag Set to Help Reduce Traffic Injuries and Fatalities

2020 Honda Airbag | Falls Church, VA

Honda recently announced that it has developed a new, innovative front passenger airbag. This new Honda airbag utilizes updated technology to help protect front-seat occupants in a variety of frontal collisions scenarios.

Honda engineers from Honda R&D Americas, Inc. in Ohio created this new airbag, working alongside Autolive — one of the brand’s safety system suppliers.

“This new airbag technology represents Honda’s continuing effort to advance safety performance in a wider variety of crash scenarios and reflects the innovative thinking that our engineers are bringing to the challenge of reducing traffic injuries and fatalities,” said Jim Keller, President of Honda R&D Americas, Inc.

While conventional airbags typically have a single inflatable compartment to help prevent injuries and fatalities in collisions, the new Honda airbag uses next-generation technology to provide a safer experience.

In angled frontal impact collisions, the lateral collision forces can cause the occupant’s head to rotate or slide off the airbag. This new airbag uses four major components — three inflated compartments and a “sail panel” that stretches between the two side chambers at their outermost edge — to protect the occupant’s head. The “sail panel” in particular acts like a baseball catcher’s mitt, cradling the occupant’s head after a collision.

Honda will introduce this new advanced airbag design to new products in the United States in 2020. In the meantime, stop by Bill Page Honda and talk with a knowledgeable member of our staff about all of Honda’s other safety innovations.

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Why Buy a New Car Instead of Used

Why Buy a New Car Instead of Used | Falls Church, VA

There are pros to buying a new car instead of used just as there are pros to buying a used car instead of new. However, here are some of the benefits of purchasing a brand new car at Bill Page Honda:

  • Reliability: You will be the first driver of a new car, which means you don’t have to worry about how previous drivers drove it, past damages, and worn down parts. Your vehicle should drive reliably for years to come.
  • New car warranty: Warranties extend several years and tens of thousands of miles for new cars, covering vital vehicle systems. This covers you from expensive repair work during this time.
  • Better technology: Technology is improving at a rapid rate. Only the newest vehicles have the best driver-assist safety features, advanced connectivity options like Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™, and modern conveniences like advanced climate control and hands-free liftgates.
  • More financing options: It’s easier to secure good interest rates on a new car, which also often come with incentives throughout the year. That often makes new cars a better investment, especially since you stand to gain more from a resale down the road with a new car versus a used one.

If you’re not sure which car you want to purchase, you can view our large inventory of new vehicles or visit us at Bill Page Honda.

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Why You Should Buy the 2019 Honda Passport

2019 Honda Passport

The 2019 Honda Passport is one of the newest additions to the Honda SUV lineup. Slotted between the compact CR-V and the three-row Pilot, the Passport is a solid combination of interior space and rugged performance. Here are a few reasons why you should consider purchasing the 2019 Honda Passport.

Ready for Adventure

Every Passport model comes with a 3.5-liter direct-injected V6 engine, which operates with the newest nine-speed automatic transmission from Honda. This powertrain allows this SUV to get 280 horsepower and 262 lb-ft of torque, making it a solid choice for adventures. The Passport is also available with an all-wheel-drive system and Intelligent Variable Torque Management for off-roading.

Smart Technology

Confidence is yours behind the wheel of this SUV, thanks to the standard Honda Sensing® suite of safety technology. This includes a Road Departure Mitigation System, Collision Mitigation Braking System™, a Lane Keeping Assist System, and Adaptive Cruise Control.


The Passport includes a cabin configuration that works well with your gear, regardless of your destination. Its 41.2 cubic feet of cargo space behind the second-row seats expands to 77.9 cubic feet when these seats are folded down. It even has 2.5 cubic feet of underfloor storage for anything that gets muddy or dirty on your adventures.

Take the 2019 Honda Passport in Falls Church for a test drive at Bill Page Honda.

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About Bill Page Honda

Bill Page Honda | Falls Church, VA

Our roots go back nearly seven decades to 1950, when William H. Page opened a Buick dealership at this very location. Page’s oldest son, William J., began working for his father at the age of 14, helping him clean automobiles and marking the beginning of a long partnership.

The dealership then became a Ford store and a Pontiac store. In 1971, the Pages decided to add Honda to the enterprise, and in 1980 William J. purchased the dealerships from his father.

At this point, William J. had to choose which brands to keep. In 1982, he finalized his decision and Bill Page became an exclusive Honda dealer.

William J. Page passed away in 2007, but in 25 years of selling Honda vehicles, Page grew the dealership into a staple of Falls Church, VA. Several of his own children also have extended the Bill Page footprint with more than fifteen dealerships spanning from Maryland to South Florida. The third generation of William Page continues to work at Bill Page Honda to this day.

At Bill Page Honda, we have a simple motto: Take care of what you have, and the rest will come. We believe the tenure of our employees is invaluable. We strive to provide the best possible service for our customers’ car needs, so they will think of us first when an issue arises.

Visit our website for more information, or stop by Bill Page Honda anytime during our operating hours.

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Welcome to Bill Page Honda’s Blog

Bill Page Honda in Falls Church is one of the original Washington, DC-area Honda dealers, and it has been around for over fifty years. We strive to offer competitive pricing and great values, but our main goal to earn your trust. We treat you with the respect you deserve and make sure you have the necessary information to make an informed decision about your future car.

Our philosophy is simple: Take care of the customers, and they will take care of you. Our repeat customers are a measure of our success, so we work tirelessly to earn your business.

Whether you have bought a Honda from us in the past or are ready to purchase your next one, we want to make sure you know about the latest from Honda. That’s why we are starting this blog. We plan on keeping you informed on our dealership, the newest Honda vehicles, Honda current events, and more!

Check back for future updates on a variety of subjects from how-to guides to the up-to-date news.

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