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2024 Acura Integra Type S Preview

May 19th, 2023 by

It’s that time of year when we have your look at the upcoming vehicles set to hit our Johnston Acura dealership soon. At Acura of Johnston, we’re proud to be your trusted source for all of your financing and leasing needs and provide inside scoops on our upcoming models. Continue reading below for a look at the…

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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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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Signs Your Brake Pedal Needs to Be Repaired

September 20th, 2020 by

Your brakes are one of the most important parts of your car. If your brake pedal is not working properly, then there are several signs that you may notice. You may notice that your brakes are making unusual noises, such as squeaking, grinding and screeching. These noises occur because the brakes are worn out. You…

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Roadside Emergency Kits

September 10th, 2020 by

You never know when you may be stuck on the side of the road. The good news is that if you have a roadside emergency kit, then it will be easier for you to deal with the unexpected. You will need to have a properly inflated tire because a flat tire is one of the…

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What's The Difference Between Oversteer And Understeer?

August 23rd, 2020 by

The feel of your vehicle while its driving is really important. That's why it's important to take a vehicle at Acura of Johnston out for a test drive. You want to make sure that you like how everything functions while it's in motion. When it comes to how a specific vehicle steers, you'll have to…

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What You Need To Know About Gaskets

August 13th, 2020 by

A gasket is one of the most important parts of your vehicle. However, you may not be sure about what a gasket is supposed to do. Here is a look at what you know about your vehicle's gaskets. Protective Barriers For Your Vehicle's Critical Components Quite simply, a gasket is a protective seal that separates…

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Difference between a ‘doughnut’ and full-size spare tire

July 16th, 2020 by

You may have heard the term “doughnut” used to describe a spare tire. Such a tire is what’s known as a compact temporary spare, and it is much different than a full-size spare tire. If your vehicle has a compact temporary spare, then you can only use it for a short period of time. These…

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