Discover the Acura ILX at Duncan Acura Today

If you've been shopping around Roanoke for a new compact luxury sedan, your search will be over the moment you meet the Acura ILX. This high-end vehicle line-up is in our showroom right now, and you're sure to love what you see when you get a closer look and take one for a test drive.

The ILX is powered by a hard-hitting inline-four engine that supplies just over 200 horsepower. Despite delivering all this performance, the capable powertrain keeps combined estimated fuel mileage ratings reasonable.

The interior was designed with comfort and convenience in mind. 

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What Should You Know About the Acura MDX?

The completely redesigned Acura MDX is here to be the SUV you need. It is luxurious while also providing you with an athletic ride, making it the complete package. At Duncan Acura, we love telling drivers near Roanoke why the MDX is perfect for their commutes. 

There is seating for seven inside the MDX. Standard features for this upscale vehicle include heated front seats, tri-zone automatic climate control, and a digital gauge cluster. The second row includes sliding seats and a removable center seat, giving the MDX the versatility busy families need. 

 

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Consider These Top Tips for Buying a Used Car

Buying a used car makes sense for many people. You can save more and get a vehicle you enjoy driving. Consider these top tips as you start your car-buying journey.

Avoid Waiting Until It’s an Emergency

One of the biggest mistakes used car shoppers make is waiting until it is an emergency to start looking. That often results in mistakes because you may not have the time to find what you want. Buying a car before the one you have falls apart will also give you time to learn about financing a used vehicle.

 

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Most Common Fluid Leaks

There are many fluids that your vehicle uses in order to function the way that it should. Fluid leaks are common, and they are usually not a cause for concern. However, you have to identify the source of the leak and rectify it as soon as possible. Engine oil leaks are among the most common types of leaks. There are gaskets and seals to prevent the oil from leaking out. However, those things can wear out over time. If you see a dark-colored fluid that is underneath your vehicle, then it is probably an oil leak.

 

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Mufflers And Exhausts

It is important for you to be proactive with vehicle maintenance. Your exhaust system is just one of the many parts of your vehicle that will require regular maintenance to function the way that it should. It helps carry the fumes away from your vehicle. It also cleanses the gases so that fewer harmful ones will be released into the environment. The muffler is just one part of your exhaust system. It acts as a silencer.

If there is something wrong with your exhaust system, then it will be more noisy than usual. You may also notice lower miles per…

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Signs Your Tires Need to Be Replaced

It will be a lot harder for you to drive if your vehicle has old tires. Driving will also be a lot more dangerous. That is why if your tires are old, then you need to have them replaced. Most tires will be ready for replacement after six to 10 years. However, this will depend on your driving habits and the type of vehicle that you have. There also physical signs that will tell you that it is time for you to replace your tires.

Bald tires should be replaced. If your tires are bald, then this means that the…

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Spring Car Maintenance Tips

Just as the winter cold has been hard on you, it has also been difficult for your car. The car may have indicators of the beating it has endured from the icy conditions and cold temperatures. Spring brings with it the relief that the car needs, including the following maintenance tips.

Replacement of Wiper Blades

The snow can take a toll on the wiper blades during the winter. As such, it is advisable to replace them in the spring. This ensures that when the spring showers start, the car is perfectly suited for making the road more visible.

Do a…

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Helpful Habits Keep Your Transmission Healthy

One of the most complex and significant parts of your vehicle is the transmission. When it is not properly cared for, your transmission can be costly to repair or replace. Fortunately, you can use the following driving habits to extend its performance.

Completely Stop Before Switching Gears

When you are in a rush, you may want to shift into drive while your vehicle is still moving. It may seem like you are saving a bit of time, but you could be risking damage to your transmission. Avoid these actions so you will not put undue strain on it and require…

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How to Make a Winter Survival Kit

Experts recommend that you have a winter survival kit. Bad weather and snow are not the only things that you have to worry about while you are on the road. You can encounter problems even if it is a nice day. Having the proper provisions in your car is one of the keys to dealing with emergencies. You need to have phone chargers, a first-aid kit, non-perishable food and water bottles. If have a dog or cat, then you should pack some extra pet food in the winter survival kit.

Extra clothes and blankets are other things that you need…

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Car Detailing Tips

Detailing your car will allow you to give it a makeover. One of the keys to getting the most out of car detailing is to invest in the proper products. Brushes are one of the things that you need to have. You can use brushes to clean the wheels. You also need the proper cleaning chemicals to wash your vehicle. This includes tire bleach, wheel cleaner, de-greasers, wax, sealant and automotive glass cleaner.

Clay bars are something else that you need to detail your vehicle. It is designed to remove the contaminants that are on your paint surface. 

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