Are Acura Models Expensive to Maintain?

September 18th, 2020 by
Man in blue shirt performing wheel alignment

Drivers new to the world of luxury vehicles often worry that maintenance costs will prove prohibitive. That’s a problem faced by plenty of luxury brands – especially those from Europe. But are Acura models expensive to maintain? We’re proud to report that maintenance costs for Acura models continue to fall well below the average for…

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Can Acura Be Serviced at Honda Dealerships?

July 15th, 2020 by
Auto mechanic using wrench on underside of car in service center

Most drivers already know that Acura is the luxury arm of Honda, so it’s natural to ask this question: “Can Acura Be Serviced at Honda Dealerships?” The answer is yes – you can expect the same high level of servicing you’d get from an authorized Acura service center. However, you should make sure beforehand that…

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How Do Car Brakes Work?

April 27th, 2020 by
Acura Brake Inspection

One thing you probably already know about brakes is that stepping on the brake pedal slows your car down, but how do car brakes work when you look a little deeper than that? We’re here to fill you in with a quick and easy overview, so read on to learn about: How Car Brakes Work…

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What is the Right Tire Rotation Pattern?

April 21st, 2020 by
Man in blue shirt performing wheel alignment

It’s generally recommended that you have your tires rotated with every oil change, but you can always check your owner’s manual to see exactly when it needs to happen. Most people focus solely on how often tires need to be rotated, but you should also be aware of every tire rotation pattern. You need to…

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What Causes Tires to Wear Unevenly?

April 18th, 2020 by
Woman auto mechanic working on tires under car

Every driver should understand the importance of knowing what causes tires to wear unevenly. A worn tire can’t properly grip the road, and uneven wear may be a sign of more serious underlying problems. To help you understand what can cause uneven tire wear, we’ve put together a quick look at everything you need to…

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What Oil Does Your Acura Need?

April 17th, 2020 by
Close on man pouring new oil into engine

Every type of motor oil performs the same basic function. It’s responsible for reducing friction between moving parts and keeping contaminants from interfering with your engine’s performance. However, not all engine oils are created equal, so you really need to use the right one for your chosen vehicle and at the right intervals. So, what…

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How to Get Your Free Acura Radio Unlock Code

February 10th, 2019 by
2018 Acura RLX Touch Screen Radio

Find a Dealer Contact Service If the battery in your Acura goes dead or is disconnected from the power source, the anti-theft radio will lock itself in order to prevent theft. Even if your battery dies and is revived by a jump or recharge, you’ll still need to unlock your radio to get it back…

What is Active Damper Suspension?

July 30th, 2018 by
2018 Acura NSX Driving

Find a Dealer The 2019 Acura MDX Sport Hybrid and the 2018 Acura NSX both feature Active Damper Suspension for superior performance. Providing both a relaxed and comfortable ride and a sporty and high-performance experience, the Active Damper Suspension helps create a “smooth ride” and “adept handling” in the MDX, according to U.S. News &…

What is the Towing Capacity of the 2019 Acura RDX?

July 7th, 2018 by
2019 Acura RDX Driving

Find a Dealer The 2019 Acura RDX is a luxury crossover SUV that offers drivers supreme comfort inside with technology features to stay connected when on the road. But can the RDX also tow? With so much luxury and sophisticated styling, some drivers might not associate the RDX with utility and capability. With power under…

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