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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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Learn About LATCH Evaluations for Your Child's Car Safety

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has raised the standards for securing car seats in vehicles. Over the past few years, IIHS has required vehicle manufacturers to make installation improve ease-of-use. Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH) makes installing car seats easier and ensure that children are properly secured.

LATCH Systems Keep Your Child Safer

Many vehicles were rated for their ease-of-use and did poorly before the LATCH ratings system. Since then, newer cars have earned higher ratings.  

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Explore the 2020 Acura RDX at Acura of the Rio Grande

If anyone could point to a single vehicle segment and say that it is the one that every driver feels like is a must-have, it's the compact SUV. Compact SUVs are ideal for a variety of reasons, including sedan-like handling, stellar cargo capacity, and robust performance. However, you know what's better than a compact SUV?

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The 2020 Acura MDX is Available Now at Acura of the Rio Grande

The next-generation of Acura is officially upon us, and it is an exciting time to be in the market for a new luxury vehicle. As SUVs continue to dominate the conversation around McAllen, the brand-new 2020 Acura MDX has arrived with excitement surrounding it at a fever pitch. This new three-row midsize SUV features a powerful engine that pairs with an equally strong fuel economy and handling that makes even the most ordinary daily commute feel anything but.

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How to Use a Roof Rack

Roof racks are present on most types of vehicles and are useful for transporting additional items or sporting equipment while on the road. The racks are easy to use, whether you need to bring along a kayak or a few extra suitcases.

You'll need to attach the box or container when it's empty to ensure it's easy to lift onto the vehicle without getting injured. Get the help of another person to avoid accidents due to the weight and size of the item. The container should be measured in advance to ensure it can fit onto the…

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What Does Your Alternator Do?

If your car continuously needs a battery jump or you find that your headlights or dash lights are dimming, then you may need to have your alternator checked. The alternator is a part of your car’s electrical system and is what feeds energy to the battery, lights, doors, and windows.

Signs of a Faulty Alternator

Your car's dashboard lights should indicate if your battery or alternator is working correctly. Your vehicle could lose power while you’re driving, which could result in a severe road hazard. Once your alternator dies, your car may not restart and require a…

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Stay Safe on the Road by Optimizing Your Steering System

Understeering is a problem that makes the process of staying on a curve challenging. Oversteering causes an opposite problem, as it makes steering sharper. These steering problems are easy to resolve since they're caused by steering components that influence grip.

When a vehicle begins to understeer, a driver doesn't experience grip during cornering situations. This happens because the wheels are affected by increased engine power. As a result, while a vehicle that understeers is driven around a curve, the lack of grip will make it continue to drift straight. 

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