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Features of a Dog-Friendly Vehicle

If you're in the market for a new vehicle but have pets that like to come along for a ride frequently, Acura of Reno has compiled a list of features in a dog-friendly vehicle that you'll want to watch out for.
  • Floor mats should be an all-season variety that can be easily cleaned. You'll want to be able to quickly remove pet hair, dander and muddy paw marks.
  • Many vehicles come with backseat climate control functions. This allows you to keep your pet comfortable during the trip.
  • The backseat should be large enough to safely house your…
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How Do Backup Cameras Work?

New safety features can sometimes seem unnecessary. At Acura of Reno, our job is to make new things easy to understand for drivers, and the backup camera is one of them. This new piece of technology will definitely help you in your daily routine - but how do they work exactly?

While the science behind the technology can be a bit complicated, the cameras themselves are easy to explain. Whenever you shift into Reverse, a monitor in your vehicle will turn on, enabling you to see the area behind your vehicle. That way, you can back out of a tight space…

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Check Out Your Local Car Wash

Car washes don’t often advertise just how helpful they are to the longevity of your vehicle, but they should. The fact of the matter is that they do a great job keeping it clean and looking great, but a car wash can also help prevent your vehicle from suffering damage that might cause it to break down earlier than expected.

This is all very important news because it means that you need to take every step that you possibly can now to get those car washes in and keep dirt, dust, rocks, salt, and anything else that you might…

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What Features Make a Dog-Friendly Vehicle

Removable Cargo Liner

A removable cargo liner is an important feature for dog owners to have in their vehicle as they provide you with an easy clean up if your dog has an accident. They are also easy to remove and allow you to hose them down with ease.

In-Floor Storage Bins

At Acura of Reno, we offer vehicles that have in-floor storage bins which come in handy for all of you dog owners out there. By having in-floor storage bins, you can store your belongings without the fear of your dog stepping on them or chewing them during the…
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Understanding the Difference Between Oversteer and Understeer

At Acura of Reno, we feel it is very important for drivers to have an understanding of their vehicles performance capabilities. Because of this, we have provided a quick summary of what oversteer and understeer are and the difference between them.

Oversteer is a problem that occurs when the vehicle turns sharper than intended and may even begin a possible spin. Understeer occurs when the car ends up not turning enough and ends up leaving the road. While both conditions can happen to any vehicle; oversteer generally happens to rear-wheel drive vehicles and understeer occurs to front-wheel

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Should You Consider a Car With Android Auto?

For the past few years, car manufacturers have been looking for ways to improve driver attention and safety. One of the ways to keep drivers focused is with apps like Android Auto. This app instantly connects to your car’s screen and emulates your home phone screen, allowing you to see messages, calls, music apps, and so much more. You can control almost anything with voice commands using Android Auto as well.

Drivers can now stay hands-off of their phone while driving, making it so much safer on the roads for everyone.  

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SUVs Make Group Travel Easier

Car buyers often look for vehicles in a particular class because it's more likely to meet their needs. There's a host of reasons why buying an SUV can be a smart choice. If you have a young family to keep safe on road trips, an SUV can provide the space and safety features you're looking for.

Families and friend groups will appreciate an SUV when it's time to go on a road trip or commute together. Many large SUVs have two rows of seating behind the driver and passenger seat, seating up to eight people comfortably…

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