Honda College Graduate Program

Are you a College Graduate looking for a fun and dependable car?  Want $500 towards your purchase?  We have just thing for you!

Scott Honda College Graduate Program

College graduates can enjoy $500 towards their down payment as a reward for all their hard work!

Scott Honda // Honda's College Grad Program Infographic

How the Honda College Grad Program Works:

  • Pick a 2013 or newer model year car.
  • Put 5% down at time of purchase.
  • Finance with Honda Financial Services.
  • Show proof of employment or commitment from employer.
  • Have graduated in the last 2 years or will graduate in the next 6 months.
  • Get $500 toward your down payment!

Are there benefits to financing with American Honda Finance?


  • You have the option to defer the first payment for 90 days!
  • Financing builds credit.
  • AHF has flexible and competitive Finance and Lease Packages.

Scott Honda // Offering special leasing on 2013 Fits

Congratulations to all College Grads and a special shout out to our local West Chester University Graduates!

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The Scott Advantage Program: Scott Honda’s Loyalty Rewards Program

Scott Honda’s Scott Advantage Program is a Loyalty Program that offers over $1500 in discounts, coupons and savings to it’s members.

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What is the Scott Advantage Program?


The Scott Advantage Program (often referred to as SAP) is a loyalty rewards program offered only at Scott Honda.

Members of SAP will earn 20% of each dollar spent in service in the form of points good toward future purchases:  10% toward your next vehicle purchase, 5% towards 30,000 interval services and 5% towards future body shop purchases.

A membership card stores the recommended maintenance schedule for your vehicle and coupons for each service interval saving you more than $1500 over the life of your vehicle.

How do I access my membership information?

Membership details can be accessed by going to and clicking on service and dropping the menu down to Scott Advantage points.


scott advantage menu


There you can access:

  • account balances
  • services due
  • print service incentives

Special internet bonus savings will be sent via email throughout the year, so keep your info current!

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How do I become a Scott Advantage Member?

There are 2 ways to become an SAP member:

1.  Purchased a new or certified pre-owned car from Scott Honda any time after January 2007?  You are automatically enrolled!

2.  Purchase the loyalty program for a one time fee of $39.95. Ask your service adviser!

Scott Advantage Member BONUSES!

  • Complimentary first service on and new or pre-owned vehicle.
  • Invitation to our New Owners Clinic
  • Members only monthly specials

The goal at Scott Honda is to provide superior service before, during and after the purchase.  Scott Advantage Program is just one of the many perks of being part of the Scott Honda family!


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Caring for You Car and Preventing Pothole Damage

Spring has finally graced us with it’s presence but drivers need to proceed with caution due to winter’s aftermath.  

Potholes caring for car

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Potholes are created with moisture seeps into the small cracks and crevices on the road and then freeze and thaw under the weight of cars.  This causes the roads to crumble eventually leading to holes in the road.

AAA has some great advice for motorists wanting to avoid pothole damage to their cars.

6 Way to Prevent Pothole Damage to Your Car
1.  Inspect Tires
Make sure tires have enough tread and are properly inflated. To check the tread depth, insert a quarter into the tread groove with Washington’s head upside down. The tread should cover part of Washington’s head. If it doesn’t, then it’s time to start shopping for new tires. When checking tire pressures, ensure they are inflated to the manufacturer’s recommended levels, which can be found in the owner’s manual or on a sticker on the driver’s door jamb. Do not use the pressure levels stamped on the sidewall of the tire.
2.  Inspect Suspension
Make certain struts and shock absorbers are in good condition. Changes in vehicle handling, excessive vibration or uneven tire wear can indicate bad shocks or struts.
3.  Slow Down
 If a pothole cannot be avoided, reduce speed safely being sure to check the rearview mirror before any abrupt braking. Hitting a pothole at higher speeds greatly increases the chance of damage to tires, wheels and suspension components.
4.  Beware of Puddles
A puddle of water can disguise a deep pothole.
5.  Check Alignment
If a vehicle pulls to the left of right, have the wheel alignment checked by a qualified technician.
6.  Recognize Noise and Vibrations

A hard pothole impact can dislodge wheel weights, damage a tire or wheel, and bend or even break suspension components. Any new or unusual noises or vibrations that appear after hitting a pothole should be inspected immediately by a certified technician.


Hit a Pothole?  Scott Honda wants to help!

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alignment special recommended service

Service Coupons //  Schedule Service Appointments // April and May Tire Specials

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Scott Honda is Honored with 2013 President’s Award

framed scott awardScott Honda of West Chester would like to announce that the dealership has received the Honda President’s Award for 2013.

Achieving the President’s Award requires a commitment to excellence in customer service, sales, training and image.

There are 6 major criteria that a dealership must meet to achieve this honor:

  1.  The dealership must be Profitable.
  2. Sales must achieve one of the following:

a)       100% of the dealerships new vehicle sales must be indexed to the zone and have a at least an average retail sales effectiveness (based on Honda’s standards)


b)      Achieve a YTD retail sales effectiveness of 30 or higher.

  1.  Based on surveys, the dealership must achieve a minimum of YTD 97 with a minimum of 90% valid phone numbers submitted on the condition of the vehicles at the time of sales.
  2. Customer service must score at least a 91 based on customer surveys.
  3. The dealership must score average or above average on service retention.
  4. The dealership image must be approved based on Honda’s Image Evaluation Process.


Scott Honda 6 years winner detailed


presidents award

Earning the President’s Award is a prestigious achievement and Scott Honda thanks YOU for making this award possible!



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Scott Honda Offering 2013 Leasing Special With FREE Honda Care Sentinel 3/45 Coverage

Scott Honda is offering FREE Honda Care Sentinel 3/45 coverage with all 2013 FIT leases. Inventory is limited so don’t miss out!

Whether you are a college graduate looking for a new car or a  family finally stepping down from the minivan, what better way to celebrate than with a new FIT equipped with all the important technology matched by the dependability that Honda is known for?

Recent Accolades for the Honda FIT:

The Honda FIT is a cult favorite for the young and old, fitting in the old hatchback niche that so many crave in the face of the gas guzzling monsters on the road.

While small, sporty and notoriously fun to drive, it boasts 20 cubic feet of storage in the rear rivaling some compact SUV’s.  Traveling and Home improvement store trips are a cinch with the full trunk and “Magic Seat” that can be removed for additional space. 

At Scott Honda, there are a limited number of 2013 Honda FITs left and Scott is offering FREE Honda Care Sentinel coverage for 3 years/45,000 miles

What Does The Honda Care Sentinel Coverage Offer?

  • 24 hour road side assistance
  • Coverage of routine oil changes
  • Concierge emergency service (think insurance claim assistance or emergency cash advance)
  • Road hazard tire protection
  • Extensive component coverage (electronics, chassis, heating/cooling, Honda Genuine Accessories)
  • Rental car reimbursement
  • Trip-Interruption benefit
  • Personalized travel plan
  • Transferable coverage

For all those college graduates out there, Honda offers a College Graduate Program that gives you $500 toward the payment of your new car!

$500 Honda College Graduate Bonus

To reward your hard work, Honda would like to give you $500 toward any new 2013 or 2014 Honda automobile when you finance or lease with Honda Financial ServicesSM (HFS)1,2.

Here’s What It Takes

  • 5% minimum down payment
  • Verifiable proof of employment or firm commitment from an employer with start date no more than 120 days from date of finance contract
  • Graduated in past two years or will graduate in next six months
  • No adverse credit history
  • Master’s, bachelor’s or associate degree from U.S.-accredited college or registered nursing school
  • Provide Honda dealer with credit and document requirements

Program Benefits

  • Option to defer first payment 90 days (60 days interest-free3)
  • Excellent way to build credit
  • Flexible and competitive finance and lease packages on any new or Certified Used Honda1

Visit Scott Honda for all of your New and Pre-Owned needs!

Honda Spring Sales Event





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5 of Honda’s 2014 models made the list for IIHS’s TOP SAFETY PICK

Honda received IIHS Top Safety Pick

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety announced on March 3rd, 2014 that 5 of Honda’s 2014 models received their coveted TOP SAFETY PICK recognition.

Earning the Highest Honor, the TOPS SAFETY PICK + was awarded to:

  1. Honda Accord Sedan
  2. Honda Accord Coup
  3. Honda Civic Sedan
  4. Honda Odyssey

The Honda Civic Coup was awarded Top Safety Pick.

Vehicles receiving the TOP SAFETY PICK award were tested for proficiency in protecting passengers from front, side and rear collisions as well as roll over and overlap front crashes.  To receive the TOP SAFETY PICK +, vehicles must include crash avoidance systems.

Some of the safety technology found in Honda’s TOP SAFETY PICK + winners are:

  • Advanced Compatibility Engineering (ACE): A Honda-exclusive body design that utilizes a network of connected structural elements to distribute frontal crash energy more evenly throughout the front of the vehicle. This helps reduce the force transferred to the cabin and more evenly disperse the forces transferred to other vehicles involved.
  • Forward Collision Warning (FCW): A small camera mounted at the top of the front windshield or a radar system mounted in the front grille can detect the presence of a vehicle in front of you. When the FCW system calculates that you are at risk of a collision with that vehicle, it immediately activates visual and/or audible alerts
  • Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA): During an understeer or oversteer condition, it can brake individual wheels and/or reduce engine power to help restore your intended course.
  • Lane Departure Warning (LDW) : A small camera mounted at the top of the front windshield tracks lane markings on the road, and it can determine when the driver is making an unindicated departure from a detected lane[2]. Visual alerts will light up on the driver’s instrument panel and the system can also provide an audible warning
  • Dual Stage, Multiple Threshold Front Airbags (SRS):  These airbags are capable of being inflated at different rates depending on crash severity, seat-belt usage and/or other factors. Frontal airbags are designed to supplement the seat belts to help reduce the likelihood of head and upper body injuries in frontal crashes.
  • SmartVent Front Side Airbags: Designed to deploy and inflate quickly to maximize potential protection for properly seated occupants-helping to protect the driver’s or front passenger’s upper body from injury-or to vent before fully inflating if an occupant is in the side airbag deployment path, thereby decreasing the likelihood of an airbag-related injury.

Rear View Cameras now come standard on 17 of the 19 models in Honda’s 2014 lineup and will also be included in the 2015 FIT, launching this spring.

These awards come as no surprise to Honda’s loyal family of customers.  Superior mobility as well as a commitment to “Safety for Everyone” keeps them coming back.

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Scott Honda’s Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Toy Drive Huge Success

The Keretzman Family stands in front of their car before driving their Honda Pilot full of toys to Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

The Keretzman Family, Anthony, Stephanie and Parker stands in front of their Honda Pilot full of toys that they delivered to Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia last week.

The exchange went something like this:

Stephanie Keretzman, “Hey Doug do you think we could run a toy drive for C.H.O.P.?”

Douglas P. Scott, “100%”

Stephanie, “Sweet!”

Now there was a little more to it, but the idea of a grass roots toy drive was perfect for Scott Honda and a great way for the Keretzman Family to give back after their son spent his holidays at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and was the recipient of a toy from the same kind of drive last year.  I will let Stephanie tell you more about their experience…

Our son Parker, now almost 14 months, unexpectedly had to spend his first 2 months of life at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia when he was born with a rare birth defect in 2012. He spent his first few holidays there, including Thanksgiving and Halloween, and was determined to be home for Christmas.  As Christmas was approaching, we were told about a special program at the hospital where we could choose special gifts for him, all of which were donated by generous people. Parker received his wonderful gifts just before his discharge on Christmas Eve. It meant so much to us and we knew right away that we wanted to give back in some way. This year we thought teaming up with Scott Honda was a perfect opportunity to gather donations for the kids who had to spend this holiday in the hospital. The staff was so grateful for the toys and we’re so happy to help put smiles on the faces of those kids. Parker is 100% healthy now, thanks to the amazing doctors and nurses at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

A huge thank you to Stephanie, Anthony and of course the adorable Parker for helping us organize and deliver some holiday cheer this Christmas!

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