An Overview of the New Acura MDX

There are many reasons to consider bringing home a new Acura MDX, and the team at Acura of Laurel would like to share a few. Not only is this three-row SUV luxurious, but it is also incredibly versatile. Essentially, it is the ideal vehicle for any family living near Laurel . 

Being an Acura, the MDX comes standard with things like heated front seats and a panoramic sunroof. Wireless versions of Android Auto and Apple CarPlay are included, and there is a user-friendly 12.3-inch touchscreen. Wireless device charging and a nine-speaker sound system are also included in the entry-level MDX…

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Why You Should Consider the Acura ILX

If you are looking for a value-driven sport compact sedan, you need to consider the Acura ILX. This vehicle has all of the premium features that you have come to expect with Acura without the hefty price tag. We invite you to check out the ILX today when you visit us at Acura of Laurel.

The new ILX is powered by a 2.4-liter DOHC i-VTEC engine that puts out 201 horsepower along with 180 lb-ft of torque. This motor comes equipped with a standard eight-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission and front-wheel drive to deliver a smooth driving experience.

 

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Signs Your Tires Need to be Replaced

Tires are essential in helping a vehicle grip the road safely, so having a well-maintained one is vital. Below are a few signs your tires need replacing.

Low Tire Tread

Tire tread keeps the vehicle steady in challenging weather conditions, including snow and rain. If a car loses traction, the tires need to be replaced. Drivers can check for low tire tread using indicator bars, a depth gauge, or the pennies from heaven method.

Tire Cracks and Lumps

 

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Getting the Correct Tire Pressure for Your Vehicle

Of all the things that can affect the performance of your vehicle, incorrect tire pressure is one of the most important things yet one of the most ignored. Correct tire pressure is extremely important for the tire and the vehicle.

Overinflating the tire can be just as harmful as underinflating the tire. They can both cause poor performance, uncomfortable ride, and unnecessary wear and tear on the tires. It’s important to know the recommended air pressure for your vehicle.

Keep in mind that your tire size may be used on many different vehicles. 

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How to Test Your Car's Battery

Your car's battery is one of the most important components of your vehicle. It is responsible for starting your engine and powering all of the other electrical components. If your battery isn't working properly, it can cause a lot of problems. In this guide, we will show you how to test your car's battery and determine whether or not it needs to be replaced.

To test your car's battery, you will need a voltmeter. You can purchase one at most auto parts stores or online. Once you have a voltmeter, follow these steps:

  • Park your car…
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Car Detailing: Controlling Pet Hair

If you're a pet owner, you know that pet hair can be a big problem when it comes to detailing your car. Not only is it difficult to remove, but it can also get everywhere! In this blog post, we will discuss some tips and tricks for controlling pet hair when detailing your car.

One of the best ways to control pet hair when detailing your car is to use a vacuum cleaner with a brush attachment. This will help to remove any loose hair from your seats and carpets. You can also use a lint roller to remove…

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Transmissions

If something goes wrong with your transmission, then the rest of your vehicle will suffer. In fact, you may not be able to start your vehicle at all. That is why it is important for you to make sure that you maintain it. Manual transmission is the original type of transmission even though most of the vehicles today have automatic transmission. The driver controls the torque transfer to the wheel. The driver also has to manually shift gears.

Automatic transmissions have a more complicated setup. However, they are easier to operate than manual transmission.

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Spring Car Care Tips

After a long and grueling winter season, it is time to offer your car some tender care. This is what it takes to have your car ready for the warm spring and summer season.

• Make sure you change your car’s oil filters and the oil as well
• Check the car’s fluids and add or change as needed
• Maintain the tires properly. If you have winter tires on, replace them with the normal tires and make sure the tire pressure is proper
• Replace the beaten wiper blades and make sure you get the correct size
• Check your car’s…

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Avoiding A Tire Blowout

The best thing that you can do in order to avoid a tire blowout is to monitor the tire pressure. If you have a vehicle that was built after 2008, then it has a tire pressure monitoring system. A warning will be displayed on the dashboard if the tire pressure is too low. Keep in mind that extreme temperatures can cause changes in your tire pressure. The cold weather can cause your tire pressure to drop. The hot weather can cause the tire pressure to increase. High tire pressure can also cause your tires to blow out.

 

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How Different are All-Weather Floor Mats and Carpet Floor Mats

Now that you have a new vehicle, you’re going to want to keep it as clean as possible. The first and most effective step is keeping the floors clean, which means getting some good floor mats. There’s all-weather mats, and there are carpet floor mats. What’s the difference?

All-weather floor mats are the most inexpensive, and they work well in all types of weather, hence their name. They’re also the best floor mat if you travel with your dog or other pets. The downside of all-weather mats is that they don’t come in a lot…

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