2022 Acura MDX Color Options

June 30th, 2021 by
2022 Acura MDX side view

The 2022 Acura MDX is a popular luxury SUV among Des Moines drivers. Not only does it offer a comfortable interior with spacious accommodations, but it also offers a variety of color options to choose from at Acura of Johnston. Whether you want to stand out on Waterloo roads or you prefer a more subtle style, there’s a…

2022 Acura MDX Towing Capacity

May 21st, 2021 by
2022 Acura MDX A-Spec on Highway

Are you looking for a new luxury crossover SUV that will help you navigate Des Moines while also providing you with a strong towing capacity? The 2022 Acura MDX towing capacity reaches 5,000 pounds when equipped with the AWD system, meaning Acura of Johnston customers can use their new Acura MDX to tow their boat, camper, or other…

2021 Acura RDX Towing Capacity

May 21st, 2021 by
2021 Acura RDX on City Street

Are you looking for a new compact SUV for your daily drives in Des Moines? One of the benefits of purchasing a new SUV is their AWD capability and strong towing capabilities for your commute or weekend getaways. The 2021 Acura RDX towing capacity reaches 1,500 pounds on its FWD and AWD drivetrains – making it…

2022 Acura MDX Interior Features & Dimensions

April 16th, 2021 by
2022 Acura MDX Front Interior and Dash

The 2022 Acura MDX was crafted to perform on Cedar Rapids roads. Whether you’re taking a family vacation or commuting to work, the Acura MDX interior offers three rows of seating, up to 95 cubic feet of cargo space, and a suite of luxury features to enhance your daily drives. Learn more about the 2022 Acura…

What About Better Fuel Efficiency?

December 18th, 2020 by

Car consumers know specific vehicles get better gas mileage than others. However, the average driver might not be entirely familiar with ways to improve fuel efficiency. Sometimes, taking minor steps could lead to improvements that cut costs dramatically. Emissions may decrease, which is another plus. Unnecessary idling might waste significant fuel. Unfortunately, sometimes idling is…

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How Nighttime Blind Spots Are Avoided With Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirrors

December 8th, 2020 by

Even after a car that's been trailing you has turned off, the blind spot created by its bright lights can last for quite a while. Auto-dimming rearview mirrors exist to prevent these blind spots from forming. At Acura of Johnston, we want drivers to know how these accessories can help keep them safe. The Science…

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Steering Out of a Slide on Icy Roads

November 21st, 2020 by

If you have winter vehicle maintenance concerns, we can get you ready at Acura of Johnston. You should be prepared if you need to drive in snow and ice. However, even if you are a careful driver, you may hit a patch of ice that is hard to see. This can cause your car to…

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Know the Warning Signs of a Bad Brake Pedal

November 11th, 2020 by

Acura of Johnston believes that special attention should always be given to your car's braking system. That includes the brake pedal. Drivers in Johnston should be able to spot issues that could indicate a new brake pedal is needed. Brake pedals should offer moderate resistance when pressed. If your brake pedal is going to the…

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A Look at Your Vehicle's Transmission

October 14th, 2020 by

A transmission is not the first thing that comes to mind when you look at a vehicle. However, this is one of the most important components of any car, truck, SUV, or minivan. Let's take a look at what a transmission does on your vehicle.  The Role of the Transmission Your vehicle has a number…

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Basic Components of Your Vehicle's Headlights

October 4th, 2020 by

As the sun goes down in Johnston, you flip a switch and suddenly the road in front of you is illuminated. Although this process seems simple, your headlights are actually precision-engineered components that are designed to maximize the available light. A few parts in particular are helpful in this process. Reflector If you've ever looked…

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