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What is Precision All-Wheel Steering?

Acura All Wheel Drive

Precision All-Wheel Steering is a system that can independently adjust the toe angle of the rear wheels of your car to give it fully independent rear steering. Whenever the front wheels are steered, the rear wheels can pivot as much as 1.8 degrees in the same direction to make lane changes smoother and more natural. They can also pivot in the opposite direction of your front wheels to help you rotate into a turn.

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What Is Acura Super Handling All-Wheel Drive™?

Acura Handling

Super Handling All-Wheel Drive is affectionately known as SH-AWD for short. Unlike most all-wheel-drive systems, SH-AWD doesn't just help your driving performance in the middle of bad weather. It's capable of improving handling even when the road is dry and clear. How exactly did Acura manage to come up with an all-wheel-drive system that is capable of boosting your driving performance even when nothing adverse is happening? You'd have to ask the designers at Acura to get an in-depth answer, but we're here to tell you the short version of the technology.

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How to Use Acura Keyless Entry

Acura Keyless Entry Fob

Welcome to your Acura dealership. We want to help you make the most of your new or pre-owned vehicle. Some of you have questions about how to use the Acura keyless entry. You also may wonder what to do if it doesn’t work. If so, we’re here for you.

The Way the Acura Keyless Entry Works

The Acura keyless entry system is either standard or an option on select trims of RDX, TLX…

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How to Use Acura Automatic Idle Stop

Acura TLX Interior

The more technologically advanced vehicles get, the more such an advancement includes innovations in engine performance and fuel efficiency. These days, more so than ever before, Acura consumers are concerned with how much they spend refilling their gas tanks. Thus, any form of technology that helps increase a vehicle’s miles-per-gallon rating is welcome—and that includes an automatic idle stop.

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Which Acura Models are Eligible for Software Updates?

Apple Carplay in the 2019 RDX

Acura is a luxury automobile manufacturer where you’ll find amenities around every corner, including sleek leather seats that mold to your body and chrome wheels that make an impression on those you pass. Most cars today come with infotainment systems and internal computers, and you must make sure to pay attention to software updates. Those updates will help your car perform the way you always imagined. Our dealership offers help for those who need an update. We want you to have all the pertinent information available to you before you stop by.

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5 Tips for Increasing Your Vehicle Resale Value

When it comes to owning a car, there will likely be a time when you need to sell it and buy a newer model. Once you're ready to advertise the vehicle, you'll want to increase the resale value to ensure that you make more money off of the car and can find the right buyer. When you're ready to enhance the appeal of the vehicle, there are a few main tips to follow.

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Observe Acura True Touchpad Interface™ Rich Features

Acura True Touchpad In Use

Acura scored big when they introduced the True Touchpad Interface™. It has been all over automotive news as a newer and easier way to interact with your dash touchscreen. Unlike other dash systems that rely on a cursor, you're dealing with a "true" tablet-type touchpad interface that doesn't require you to first locate a cursor and then control the cursor. Instead, you're controlling the touchpad itself at the press of a button.

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Beat The Cold Weather With A Winterizing Plan

Acura RDX Snow Winter Preparation

Your car functions differently in winter than it does during the warmer spring and summer months. Your radiator will especially experience a straight during winter, so it's important to have a good mechanic check important things like fluid levels to ensure that your vehicle is ready to brave the winter. In some places, winter can be a beautiful time thanks to soft, velvety snow, but for your vehicle, it can be a strain to endure this and other winter weather elements.

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What To Ask Yourself Before You Buy A New Car

2019 Acura MDX Exterior

Now that you have decided you are in need of a new vehicle, you can start thinking about the type of vehicle that you want to invest your money in. Before you make that final decision you will want to ask yourself a number of questions. The answers to these questions will help ensure that you are budgeting properly and making a practical decision. Investing in a new vehicle is something that will impact your life for a number of years to come, after all. Avoid making a bad financial decision, and ask yourself these questions before buying a new…

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