SANTA MARIA, Calif., June 30, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic had an impact on all car dealerships, causing closures and a push to begin selling cars without any personal interaction. Now that some time has passed and some businesses are opening back up, Honda of Santa Maria is now reopening its showroom.

The pandemic made dealerships like Honda of Santa Maria adapt and rely on making sales through phone calls and on their website. These methods will remain a major part of how the dealership sells cars in the future Additionally, practices like delivering vehicles to a shopper's home or office and remote test drives will become standard methods of serving customers.

With the showroom at Honda of Santa Maria open once again, the dealership is returning to regular business hours. Currently, the dealership will be open from Monday to Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. On Saturdays the sales department of the dealership will open at the same time but close an hour earlier at 5:00 p.m. The dealership will be open on Sundays as well but will not open the showroom until 11:00 a.m. and will close at 5:00 p.m. as well.

Although the showroom is open again, the sales department will be staffed with a minimum number of associates. For this reason, customers are encouraged to shop the dealership's online inventory if they desire.

The service and parts department may not have closed during the pandemic, but those looking to order parts or service their vehicles are encouraged to make an appointment online or over the phone. Hours for the service and parts department are separate from the sales department hours. On weekdays, the service and parts department opens at 7:30 a.m. and closes at 5:00 p.m. Saturdays are limited to opening at 8:00 a.m. and closing at 4:00 p.m. The parts and service department is closed all day on Sundays.


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