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Understanding Four-Wheel Drive: The Difference Between 4-High and 4-Low

Four-wheel drive helps you navigate tough road conditions such as unpaved roads, steep hills, slippery surfaces or driving off-road. The most common types of four-wheel drive are 4-high and 4-low. Each one has a unique function, and you must use them appropriately or you could damage your car or truck.

4- High sends power to all four of your wheels while you are driving at high speeds. Most manufacturers recommend you use this gear when you are traveling up to 55 mph. 4-high works best when road conditions are muddy, icy or rocky, but you are driving at normal speeds…

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Utilize Different Vehicle Safety Ratings for Your Shopping Process

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s New Car Assessment Program created their five star vehicle rating program as a way to rate new vehicles based on a variety of safety factors. An overall score is usually given to a vehicle, but one to five stars is also assigned to areas of the vehicle like side crash impact, front crash impact, rear crash impact, etc. This rating system has been around since 1978.

Safercar.gov is where you can find a comprehensive listing of all the vehicles on the market currently that have a rating listed. 

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What Is A-Spec?



If you’ve walked into our Acura dealership lately, you might have noticed that shiny new badge on a lot of our vehicles: A-Spec, shining at you in red and black. Is it just a vanity badge, or does it quietly communicate big enhancements in performance and luxury? Today, let’s take a look at all the advanced features you get when choosing A-Spec.

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2019 Acura MDX Sport Hybrid Review

Powerful, efficient, and spacious, the 2019 Acura MDX Sport Hybrid brings it all to the road, and then some. This latest design showcases new colour palettes, interior wood treatments, and an NSX-derived three-motor Sport Hybrid SH-AWD powertrain that delivers 321 horsepower and an impressive 8.71L/100 km combined fuel efficiency.  

New colours expand your options

Acura expanded their 2019 MDX Sport Hybrid exterior colour palette to eight options. These updated hues include a new…
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2019 Acura RDX Review

At West Side Acura in Edmonton, we're proud to present the all-new 2019 Acura RDX for sale now at our dealership. We're as excited about this new arrival as we've been for any new model in a long time. We think this is the 2019 Acura RDX Edmonton drivers have been waiting for. To find out why, read our 2019 Acura RDX review. We think you'll want to come by for…
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2019 Acura TLX Pricing

 

Good news for luxury-sport sedan lovers, the new 2019 Acura TLX is almost here. Sophisticated, sporty, and loaded with creature comforts, the 2019 TLX also comes standard with "AcuraWatch," Acura's comprehensive suite of safety features. Choices of engines include a 206-hp 2.4-liter I4 with an eight-speed dual clutch transmission (FWD) or a 290-hp 3.5-liter V6 with a nine-speed automatic transmission available in either FWD or AWD. Fans of Acura's NXS concept…

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Acura Spotlight on the 2018 MDX

The 2018 Acura MDX is the luxury SUV done the Acura way. It has a beautiful body that’s wrapped in elegance, with a performance suite that will leave you breathless. It’s a vehicle whose intelligence extends from the technology embedded throughout, to the very veins of its design. Its unique design offers an equally unique driving experience. You’ll never feel smarter, or safer than behind the wheel of the 2018 MDX.

 

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5 Reasons to Buy an Acura TLX

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The Luxury Sedan is a vehicle class that is driven by innovation. It’s a highly competitive vehicle class, one that Acura has been a leader of for decades. Intelligence fuels Acura vehicles, and its evident in the way they are designed. They are vehicles that stand confidently next to its competition, a head above with its phenomenal style, performance, and ability to be smarter than the vehicle next to it. The Acura vehicle that rules the sedan market is none other than the TLX.

 

 

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