Has the Time Come for You to Replace Your Current Vehicle?

By Product Expert | Posted in Tips & Tricks on Thursday, February 21st, 2019 at 7:41 PM
Door handle on a rusty car

When is the Best Time to Replace a Vehicle?

Every time we purchase a different vehicle, it gives us a sense of newness (even when purchased used). We depend on that vehicle to get us where we want or need to go, whether it is to the office or through the Cascades. Eventually, that vehicle will lose its newness and you may start to wonder when to replace it. To be honest, there is no right or wrong time to switch vehicles, but there may be some factors that may mean that now is the best time. Read the rest of this entry »

What are the Benefits of Buying a Pre-Owned Car from a Dealership like Acura of Salem?

By Product Expert | Posted in Used Vehicles on Thursday, February 21st, 2019 at 6:54 PM
Acura RDX from the 2016 model year

Benefits of Buying a Pre-Owned Car from a Dealership

Here at Acura of Salem, we understand why you may want to purchase a pre-owned car rather than a new model. Pre-owned vehicles are typically a much more affordable option and oftentimes, you can find a gem that was well maintained with plenty of style and low mileage. However, there is the matter of deciding whether purchasing from a dealer or a private seller is the best course of action for you. Let us share the benefits of purchasing a pre-owned vehicle from a trusted dealership like Acura of Salem. Read the rest of this entry »

Always Enjoy a Clear View in Your Acura By Replacing Your Wiper Blades

By Product Expert | Posted in Maintenance & Service on Friday, February 8th, 2019 at 9:57 PM
Rain-covered windshield

How Often Should I Change the Wiper Blades on My Acura?

Oregon sees a variety of precipitation throughout the year, from snow in the winter to a lot of rain in the other seasons. We frequently need to drive through this precipitation and rely on our windshield wipers to help us see clearly. However, we need to change out those blades once in a while so we can continue to enjoy a crystal-clear view. But how often should we be changing those blades? Read the rest of this entry »

Is the Thermostat in My Vehicle Not Working?

By Product Expert | Posted in Maintenance & Service on Thursday, January 31st, 2019 at 6:25 PM
Orange-tinted close-up image of a vehicle engine

How to Tell if My Vehicle’s Thermostat is Failing

When we own a vehicle for many years, we need to give it regular maintenance and invest in occasional repairs. One repair that is fairly common for vehicles is fixing or replacing the thermostat near the engine. Is the thermostat in your vehicle due for a repair? Read on and find out! Read the rest of this entry »

How Does the 2019 Acura MDX Compare to the BMW X5?

By Product Expert | Posted in Acura MDX on Thursday, January 31st, 2019 at 6:22 PM
Side profile of white 2019 Acura MDX

2019 Acura MDX vs BMW X5 Video

If you are on the hunt for a new luxury crossover, you have several options to choose from. Here at Acura of Salem, we offer the 2019 Acura MDX. To help you get a closer look at the 2019 Acura MDX, Acura has created a video that places the vehicle against its competitor – the BMW X5. Read the rest of this entry »

How Does the 2019 Acura MDX Compare to the 2019 Audi Q7?

By Product Expert | Posted in Acura MDX on Thursday, January 31st, 2019 at 6:18 PM
Side profile of white 2019 Acura MDX

2019 Acura MDX vs 2019 Audi Q7 Video

Are you looking for a new luxury crossover? Acura offers a variety of crossover models. The 2019 Acura MDX offers plenty of space for both passengers and cargo. If you are unsure if the 2019 Acura MDX is right for you, Acura has created a comparison video that places the crossover against the Audi Q7. A while back, we shared a similar video that featured the 2018 edition of the Audi Q7, but this new video features the updated 2019 version. Check it out below! Read the rest of this entry »

What is Acura Super Handling All-Wheel Drive?

By Product Expert | Posted in Technology on Thursday, January 31st, 2019 at 6:10 PM
Black and White image of the 2019 Acura RDX

How Does Acura Super Handling AWD Work?

Here in Oregon, we see plenty of rain and snow, which can make the roads super slick and scary to navigate on. Luckily, Acura offers a piece of technology that will make driving on those slippery roads a little easier. That piece of technology is Super Handling All-Wheel Drive. To learn how it works, check out the video below! Read the rest of this entry »

Help! My Acura Model’s Door is Frozen Shut! What Do I Do?

By Product Expert | Posted in Tips & Tricks on Thursday, January 31st, 2019 at 5:04 PM
Black and White image of the 2019 Acura RDX

How to Open a Frozen Acura Door

Oregon certainly sees its share of snow, but the state also sees plenty of rain. During the winter months, the colder temperatures can easily make the rain freeze. While this can make the roads extremely hazardous, there is another problem that is a common occurrence: the mornings when we are leaving for work and discovering that our Acura model’s doors are frozen shut. Oh no! What are we going to do! Read the rest of this entry »

How Do I Drive in the Snow in Oregon?

By Product Expert | Posted in Safety, Tips & Tricks on Friday, January 25th, 2019 at 4:28 PM
Vehicle driving on a snow-covered road

Tips for Driving in the Snow in Oregon

Here in Oregon, we are fortunate that we typically don’t get the frigid temperatures like the Upper Midwest does. But we still get snow once in a while – especially in the mountains. That snow can make driving quite dangerous if you are not careful. Luckily, we have some tips to help you out. Read the rest of this entry »

Watch These Pro Drivers Try Out the 2019 Acura RDX!

By Product Expert | Posted in Acura RDX on Monday, December 31st, 2018 at 3:36 PM
Side profile of a white 2019 Acura RDX

2019 RDX Pro Driver Road Test

Drivers looking for a new crossover want more than just extra space for their kids and gear. They also want top-notch performance that makes the vehicle fun to drive. The 2019 Acura RDX was recently tested by pro drivers who then showed us how fun the vehicle is. You can watch their video below. Read the rest of this entry »