A pre-owned Acura sedan parked on the road.

A luxury vehicle does not need to have a luxury price tag

Can you buy a used luxury car for less than $20K near Modesto, CA? 

Owning a luxury vehicle is definitely something people aspire to do in their lives. Naturally, those of us working at the Acura of Modesto showroom find this a particularly noble pursuit. If you are one of those people who would like to have a premium vehicle in your driveway but you still have bills to pay, we can help. So, can you buy a used luxury car for less than $20K near Modesto, CA? You most certainly canNot only is Acura of Modesto home to a diverse lineup of new Acura models, but we also have an ever-evolving inventory of pre-owned vehicles that wear some of today’s most coveted manufacturer’s badges. Take a look at some information our team put together and let us know how we can help.  Read the rest of this entry >>

The 2022 Acura MDX has arrived at the Acura of Modesto showroom.

The 2022 MDX has arrived, now you can customize it

Genuine 2022 Acura MDX Accessories 

The day a lot of Acura of Modesto product experts have been waiting for has finally arrived. The 2022 Acura MDX is finally available for sale or lease at the dealership’s showroom. In the months leading up to this moment, the staff at Acura of Modesto has been doing their best to get ahead of as many questions about the vehicle as possible, like the performance specs and interior dimensions of the vehicle’s four trim grades, MDX (base), MDX with Technology, MDX with A-Spec® and MDX with Advance. Now that the redesigned crossover SUV can be taken home, people are going to be curious about ways to make it their own with genuine 2022 Acura MDX accessories. Our team found a helpful video that will shed a little light on the subject. If you have any additional questions, please reach out to Acura of Modesto today.  Read the rest of this entry >>

The 2021 Acura TLX Type S will offer more performance than the standard version.

Acura dials up performance for the 2021 TLX Type S

What is different about the 2021 Acura TLX Type S? 

The Acura TLX already offers some of the most competitive performance scores in its corner of the automotive industry. However, that might not be enough power for some Acura of Modesto customers. Our manufacturing partner has developed another variant of the TLX family that will give drivers a very different ownership experience. So, what is different about the 2021 Acura TLX Type S? The first major difference is going to be the more powerful engine that is equipped on the Type S. Additionally, the 2021 Acura TLX Type S will have more standard features than what is found on many versions of the standard TLX platform. According to the latest available information, the 2021 TLX Type S will start to arrive at dealerships around the United States in the latter half of May 2021.   Read the rest of this entry >>

A left profile photo of the 2021 Acura RDX A-Spec®.

Stay connected inside of almost any 2021 Acura RDX

Does the 2021 Acura RDX come with Wi-Fi? 

Performance and interior cargo capacity are very important to people shopping for their next, for first, crossover SUV. However, Acura is outfitting its crossover SUV lineup with some of the latest technology it has to offer to help its roster of crossover SUVs stand out from the rest of the available options. So, does the 2021 Acura RDX come with Wi-Fi? Acura of Modesto customers can have several options to choose from. Our manufacturing partner offers the 2021 RDX in four version RDX (base), with Technology, A-Spec® and with Advance. There is also the PMC Edition, but that model will be covered separately. We’ll get into some deeper details, but most versions of the 2021 RDX will be equipped with most of what the automaker has to offer. Let’s take a closer look.  Read the rest of this entry >>

A photo from inside an Acura vehicle showing a moonroof.

A moonroof and a sunroof are different — here is how

Are a sunroof and moonroof the same thing? 

Once someone has settled on the model they want to take home, picking out the features they want to add is really the reward they earned for going through the whole car-buying process. A popular game in the Acura of Modesto breakroom involves several of our teammates outfitting their dream vehicle. Somehow, this led to a debate analyzing the question, ‘Are a sunroof and moonroof the same thing?’ This one turned out to be more interesting than we thought. Today, the two terms are used interchangeably, but one of the more experienced members of the team pointed out this was wrong. After doing a little research we were all kind of shocked by what we found. We thought it would be interesting to share this information with you.  Read the rest of this entry >>

A head-on photo of the 2022 Acura MDX.

Get a new perspective of the 2022 Acura MDX before it goes on sale

2022 Acura MDX Product Videos 

To say the people at the Acura of Modesto showroom are excited for the latest Acura MDX to arrive would be the understatement of the year. Our manufacturing partner has completely redesigned its flagship crossover SUV. In order to help you get ready to see the vehicle for yourself, our team of product experts has pulled a few 2022 Acura MDX product videos. When the 2022 MDX is available for sale or lease, customers will be able to choose among four accessory packages, MDX (base), Technology, A-Spec® and Advance. If you have any questions about the 2022 Acura MDX and what it can do for new owners, please make an appointment with an Acura of Modesto product expert today.   Read the rest of this entry >>

A stock photo of oil spots under a car.

When your vehicle is leaking fluids, don’t ignore the problem

How bad is it that my car leaks fluid? 

There are several fluids used by a car, truck or SUV that are vital to its operation. Gasoline is an obvious choice. Motor oil is probably a close second. But there are so many more. Any time almost any of them start escaping and ending up on the ground, it’s a sign something is wrong. If you’re currently wondering, ‘How bad is it that my car leaks fluid,’ the service team has told us that it’s not a great sign. Some fluid leaks are worse than others. Several members of the Acura of Modesto team thought it would be helpful to share this information to help calm some nerves and/or encourage vehicle owners to schedule an appointment for service. Let’s take a look at a few things you might want or need to know.  Read the rest of this entry >>

A stock photo of some people looking under a car at a repair shop.

Learn to spot a transmission that is in trouble before it’s too late

How do I know if my car’s transmission is going bad? 

There might not be a more terrifying thing to hear in an automotive repair shop than, ‘We think there is something wrong with your transmission.’ Like anything else in the automotive world, preventative maintenance and understanding basic problem signs can prevent many problems down the road. If you’re wondering, ‘How do I know if my car’s transmission is going bad,’ Acura of Modesto is ready to help. When your vehicle is in motion, and things are running properly, you should hear sounds that occur in a logical order. Knowing what to listen and look for can help you get ahead of potentially expensive repair issues. Let’s take a look at a few things you need to know.  Read the rest of this entry >>

A right profile photo of the 2022 Acura MDX in motion on the road.

Everyone at Acura of Modesto is ready for the 2022 MDX to arrive

When does the 2022 Acura MDX go on sale in Modesto, CA? 

The Acura MDX is the automaker’s flagship platform and it has been completely redesigned for the upcoming model year. So, when does the 2022 Acura MDX go on sale in Modesto, CA? According to the latest information from our manufacturing partner, Acura, the all-new 2022 MDX started arriving at dealerships around the United States on Feb. 2. While the 2022 MDX hasn’t arrived at the Acura of Modesto showroom yet as of press time, our leadership at the dealership expects it to arrive in the very near future. While we’re on the topic of the 2022 MDX, our team thought it would be useful to go over some of the vehicle’s highlights.  Read the rest of this entry >>

A stock photo of a gas gauge pointing to empty.

A full gas tank will equal a happy vehicle

Why is driving with an empty gas tank bad for a car? 

Acura does its level best to produce high-performing, reliable sedans and crossover SUVs. Those efforts go a long way, but it still falls on individual owners to do their part. This includes keeping up with scheduled maintenance and not doing things that are going to cause undue harm to the vehicle – like keeping a comfortable cushion in the gas tank. So, why is driving with an empty gas tank bad for a car? There are a few reasons why this kind of thing should be avoided, the least of which is, nobody wants to be stranded on the side of the road. We reached out to some service technicians working at Acura of Modesto to find out more on the topic. Let’s take a look at what they had to say.  Read the rest of this entry >>