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The Acura RDX Earns A Top Motor Trend Award

Recently, Acura proudly revealed that the 2019-2020 Acura RDX had topped the Motor Trend list of the safest luxury SUVs of 2019. This award came as a result of the RDX being the only SUV to have both the highest safety ratings and offer standard automatic emergency braking.

The Acura RDX earned a 5-Star Overall Vehicle Score in the New Car Assessment Program (NCAP) from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), while also receiving a TOP SAFETY PICK+ rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). 

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Add a Sporty Appeal to Your 2020 Acura TLX With the A-SPEC Package

The mid-size 2020 Acura TLX sedan is ideally suited to Bay Area commutes, since it offers the premium styling, healthy performance, interior space, and modern amenities that you want. However, you can make it an even more stand-out option when you add the A-SPEC® Package, which takes the sedan and gives it a bold design that's always welcome.

By taking performance-driven design cues from the NSX and adding them to the TLX, Acura has given the sedan an athletic appeal. 

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The 2020 Acura RDX SUV Makes Road Life Easier

Let's face it. In the Bay Area, we spend a lot of time in our vehicles. Whether we're stuck in traffic or setting off to explore the natural wonders around us, the last thing we want is to feel cramped and aggravated as we're driving around. Fortunately, the 2020 Acura RDX is here to deliver the convenience and comfort you want.

Your relaxation starts the moment you open the door and take in the cabin. This well-appointed oasis, furnished with high-grade materials throughout, offers ample space for both you and your passengers to spread out, with 104…

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Why You Should Wash Your Car

Washing your car can seem like a hassle at times, but it is a great way to preserve your investment in your vehicle and keep your car on the road as long as possible. One of the top reasons to wash your car frequently is that it prevents against exterior damage. When your exterior paint rubs down or is exposed to elements, it can rust and corrode more easily. This can eventually lead to mechanical issues with your car, not to mention it decreases the resale value of your vehicle. 

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How to Care for Your Vehicle in the Spring

While you're driving during the spring and summer months, you might encounter more rain. Take the time to examine your windshield wipers to ensure that they aren't rusted or cracked. Sometimes, ice and freezing temperatures in the winter can cause the wipers to crack. It's often better to replace your wipers instead of using them and not knowing of their condition.

Check the fluids in your vehicle. These include the oil, coolant, and transmission fluid. The warmer weather will often cause fluids to thin out and get hotter, which can lead to damage if the components aren…

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Learn How to Clean Your Vehicle's Engine

Taking care of your vehicle will extend its life and keep it in optimal shape. At Acura of Serramonte, we like to help our customers take care of their vehicles. Cleaning an engine is important and should be performed every year or two, but how does one properly clean an engine? Let's find out below.

The best time to clean your engine is on a warm day with low humidity. If your vehicle was recently running, then be sure that the engine is cool before you begin. It is best if you wait about 15 minutes to prevent burns…

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Find Out How to Charge Your Car Battery

It’s important that you have a working car battery as you go about your day. Knowing how to charge your battery will allow you to care for your vehicle throughout the year. At Acura of Serramonte, we have a few tips to help you out.

Turn off your vehicle and open the hood. Locate the positive and negative terminals on the battery. Then, locate your battery charger. Be sure to use the red clamp on the positive terminal and the black clamp on the negative one. 

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Know the Move Over Laws Before Traveling This Spring

There’s nothing worse than being pulled over because you didn’t know the law. At Acura of Serramonte, we’re here to make sure you know about the “Move Over” laws that exist all over the country.

While the laws vary a bit from state to state, the main point is that you need to move over when you see an emergency vehicle parked or stopped on the side of the road. You should change lanes to give them plenty of space. 

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How Android Auto Can Help You

When you visit us at Acura of Serramonte, you can learn more about Android Auto. This popular in-vehicle technology is allowing you to go hands-free. You can be hands-free for calls, navigation, music, and other apps.

There’s no need to look away from the road because Google Assistant is right there. You can use voice commands to get the help that you need playing music from an app, finding out where the nearest gas station is, and more. Once you connect your smartphone to the vehicle, you can use voice commands for everything. 

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Tips for Cleaning Your Tires

Your tires and wheels get just as dirty as the rest of your car, so here are a few tips that will help you clean them. Start with your tires. When you wash your car, it's always best to start with your wheels and tires. That way, you won't splash dirty water or brake dust onto parts of your car that have already been cleaned.

Choose a good cleaner and tire brush. The cleaner you choose for your wheels will depend on what kind of wheels they are and how dirty they've gotten. You can use a…

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