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The Importance of a Roadside Emergency Kit

If you’ve ever had a roadside emergency kit, you know how important it is to be prepared. The best way to get through a roadside emergency is to have a roadside emergency kit to keep you going until help arrives. At Acura of the Rio Grande Valley, we want you to be an informed driver aware of what you need in terms of a roadside emergency kit.

The best things to put in your roadside emergency kit are items to keep you safe and pass the time. Here are some ideas.
 
• Tool kit
• Spare tire and tire changing kit…
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Winter Driving Tips to Help You Stay Safe

Staying safe when you're behind the wheel this winter takes preparation, and we can help here at Acura of the Rio Grande Valley serving San Juan car shoppers. Follow our winter driving tips to enhance protection during harsh winter weather.

Although staying home is the safer option when the roads are icy, there are times when going out is necessary. Before you leave, check the weather, and tell someone where you're planning on going and when you're planning to arrive. You can also pack a cold-weather kit with items that include blankets, warm clothes, food, water, medical…

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Common Signs That Your Exhaust is Leaking

Your exhaust system is very important. It moves toxic gases away from your vehicle. It also helps to move the noise away from your engine so you can hear yourself think as you drive. When this system is working properly, it affects your entire vehicle. Acura of the Rio Grande Valley has compiled a list of common signs to watch out for if you think your exhaust is leaking.
  • Listen closely to the noise that is coming out of your tail pipe. You don't want to hear anything like a hissing or popping noise. A whistling can indicate restriction…
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A Brief Intro to Car Wax: Benefits, How to Use

Car wax is pretty transparent, no pun. It is wax derived from a variety of organic sources, such as carnauba plant leaves or even coal. Many car wax products contain a mixture of organic and synthetic waxes from substances like silicone. Our Acura of the Rio Grande Valley team prides itself on our customer service and auto care knowledge, so here's a brief intro to car wax, its benefits and how to use it.

A Seal of Protection

Wax is typically hard at room temperature. When mixed with solvents and oils, it becomes viscous, pliable, spreadable. Wax repels water…

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Engine Overheating? Potential Causes

Coolant leaks, water pumps, radiator problems, and more. What do all of these things have in common? The answer is that they are potential causes of major overheating of the engine problems. There are quite frankly a great number of potential causes of an engine overheating. However, you should know at least a few of the most common causes of these issues if you wish to get them addressed.

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Acura Rio Grande hosts FashionFest 2019

Acura of South Texas in now the premiere luxury brand in the Rio Grande Valley

Acura of the Rio Grande Valley entered the Holiday Season with a bang in the late November by first hosting the Valley Symphony Orchestra for a free Holiday Event and then following it up with a high powered fashion show by GlassHouse that became the trendy event to be at for the Fall 2019. All this just prior to the Thanksgiving shopping weekend of Black Friday and Cyber Monday.


 
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Important Tips for Preventing Your Car from Being Easily Stolen

It’s important to stay informed as a car owner, and our dealership wants to be your trusted resource. We want you to know how to prevent your car from being stolen in San Juan, TX.

For starters, don’t give thieves an unplanned opportunity. Many car thefts occur simply because owners make it easier, such as leaving their keys in the ignition or leaving the engine running while quickly going into a convenience store. Avoiding both of those scenarios may help to prevent the crime from ever occurring. Do you have an anti-theft device?  

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Reasons Why You Need a Blind Spot Monitor

Our vehicles at Acura of the Rio Grande Valley come with unique safety features, including the option of a blind-spot monitor. Normally when you are changing lanes, you check your mirrors multiple times before turning. Still, you remain cautious and worried due to the blind-spots in your vehicle. By choosing a vehicle with a blind-spot monitor, you will be warned visually or audibly the moment another vehicle enters your blind-spot.

Many vehicles in our new Acura inventory have multiple sensors and cameras placed diligently around the vehicle. 

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