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2014 Acura RLX with Jewell Eye Headlights

This is an Acura First. These LED headlights are designed for both beauty and practicality. The “Jewel Eye” look is a trade-mark of the all-new 2014 RLX. They will also be available later this year on the all-new 2014 MDX. Most likely, overtime, they will become available across the Acura lineup.

These headlights are polished so they have a beautiful, stunning look without needing to be turned on. But when they are on, they have outstanding clarity. 20 total lights shine in slightly different angles to cast a brilliant light both straight ahead and also down into the area that fog lights would normally cover. As a matter of fact these new headlights render fog lights obsolete.

A benefit of any LED light is their energy efficiency. These lights will last up to 10 times longer than the standard halogen light and up to 5 times longer than HIDs. There will be less of a power draw on the car which can enhance fuel efficiency.


Smail Acura Awarded 2013 Dealer of the Year for Acura in Pennsylvania


Each year Dealer Rater recognizes a select number of car dealerships across the U.S.A for outstanding customer satisfaction as expressed through independent reviews posted on Dealer Rater.

For the second year in a row, Smail Acura is proud to announce they have been awarded the 2013 Dealer of The Year of Acura in Pennsylvania.  This award is given based on the feedback our customers give our dealership when leaving a review on Dealer Rater. 

We thank you for each and everyone of your reviews and we will stay focused at exceeding your expectations!


2014 Acura RLX on Display at Smail Acura in Greensburg

The 2014 Acura RLX is here at Smail Acura In Greensburg!  Stop down, check it out and take it for a test drive before the RLX goes on sale March 15, 2013.

The 2014 Acura RLX is the most powerful, spacious, and technologically advanced Acura sedan ever. Powered by an all-new 310-horsepower direct-injected V-6 engine, and featuring an array of Acura signature technologies, including Precision All-Wheel Steer™, Jewel Eye™ LED headlights, and the next generation of the AcuraLink® connected car system, the RLX fulfills Acura's commitment to creating "the synergy between man and machine" and delivers new levels of technology-enhanced performance, comfort and convenience in Acura's flagship sedan.

The new RLX reaches higher and farther into the high-end luxury sedan market with an incredible array of advanced safety, driver-assistive, and information and media technologies, including the standard next-generation AcuraLink™ connected car system, and Multi-Angle Rearview Camera; along with available Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS), Adaptive Cruise Control with Low-Speed Follow and Blind Spot Information (BSI) system. Safety systems available on the RLX include technologies such as Collision Mitigation Brake System (CMBS), Forward Collision Warning (FCW) and Lane Departure Warning (LDW).
2014 Acura RLX near Pittsburgh PA

Jewel-Eye LED HeadlightsJewel-Eye™ LED headlights with auto on/off
Capless Fueling
Power heated side mirror with reverse interlocking autotilt down (with tilt down in reverse function) and expanded view driver’s mirror
Aluminum hood, front fenders, door skins, bumper beams, floor pan and steering column mounting beam
Power tilt/slide moonroof
Multi-angle rearview camera with dynamic guidelines
Smart Entry (front doors and trunk) with Push Button Start

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Smail Acura Awarded the Dealership of Distinction Award for 2012


Dealership of Distinction

Smail Acura is the only Acura Dealership in Western PA to win this award 8 Times!

We are proud to be among those named a 2012 Dealership of Distinction.

Acura has a long history of rewarding its dealerships for outstanding performances.  But of all the recognition bestowed on Acura Dealerships, one stands above the rest - being named a Dealership of Distinction.

This coveted honor is exclusive to only the top Acura Dealerships across the country, based on their achievement of operational excellence and extraordinary client service.

Smail Acura is the only Acura Dealership in Western Pennsylvania to win this award 8 Times.  We invite you to experience for yourself the unique advantages of working with a Dealership of Distinction.  Our award winning team is ready to ensure that owning your next Acura vehicle is a rewarding experience to you.

Getting Started with Acura’s Bluetooth Hands Free Link

Hands-free-linkMany driver’s these days are enjoying the many benefits of Bluetooth technology. It’s convenient and it’s safe. Just by using the phone interface on the steering wheel one can make or take a cellular phone call. No need to take your hands off the wheel to dig around through a purse or pocket while trying to navigate safely through traffic. That’s the beauty of this technology, it’s all about the safety.

Acura introduced their version of in-car Bluetooth back in the fall of 2003. It came on the 2004 Acura TL and was a standard feature for that car. In fact, the ’04 Acura TL was the first car ever to offer the feature as standard equipment. The technology has come a long way since then. So have the cell phones. What used to be a relatively simple set up procedure has become slightly more complicated with the advent of the “smart phone”. Unfortunately these smart phones can leave many of us feeling dumb when it comes to initially setting up (pairing) the phone for the first time. This blog post is dedicated to the principle of knowing what resources Bluetooth car owners (especially Acura owners) have at their disposal.

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What Makes an Acura Certified Vehicle?

CPO_PreOwnedLogo_WHITEOften when you are looking to buy a pre-owned vehicle questions will come up about the history and condition of the vehicle. Some questions might be regarding if the car has ever been in an accident or how much warranty is left. You will want to know if the vehicles was maintained well and how many owners it has had. This is where a manufacturer backed CPO program becomes a valuable benefit to the consumer.

CarfoxTo certify an Acura the vehicle must pass the manufacturer’s thorough 150 point check list. The vehicle can be no older than 6 model years and cannot exceed 80,000 miles. Any parts used during the reconditioning must be Acura original equipment. A Carfax for each vehicle must be available for the client to inspect. The Car fax is beneficial because it can show if the vehicle was ever in an accident or of it has any open service bulletins or recalls. Also the car fax can help bring to light chronic issues with a vehicle through the service history such as major mechanical problems.

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2013 Acura ILX is Coming Soon!

ILXAll ILX models come standard with keyless push button start, bluetooth/ handsfree link, Pandora interface, sms texting function, auto headlights and USB audi interface.

Acura is introducing a whole model of Acura called the ILX. This car will become Acura's gateway offering, meaning an entry level that still can do it all. The ILX will be a four door sedan and will be equipped with many key features and technology.

There will be 3 different varieties of he Acura ILX:

1)Automatic Transmission- This will be equipped with a 2.0L engine with the 5 speed automatic transmission and put out 150hp. It has a whopping 35 MPG HIGHWAY rating. This car's base selling price is $26,795. The PREMIUM PACKAGE which includes leather, Xenon headlights, multiview camera, heated seats and premium stereo system among other features will make the pricing on the Premium ILX $30,095. To upgrade one step further to the TECHNOLOGY PACKAGE; which gives you Navigation ELS surround sound system with a 15GB hard drive and Home Link. This Technology ILX is $32,295 for this top package.

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All New 2013 Acura RDX Set To Arrive April 2nd!

2013 Acura RDX
Joe Suto of Smail Acura talks about why he is so excited about the new Acura RDX that will be out in early April 2012.

The outgoing generation was a very successful seller for us. For each of its six years of existence Consumer Reports has name it the category’s leader for overall reliability. Ranking it higher than infiniti, Audi, BMW, Benz, Volvo & every other upscale compact competitor that you could think of. The RDX was sporty and in a word, Fun! I have, many, many satisfied customers who currently love their vehicles.

So, it’s been six years and it has come time to bring on a new offering.  With the success that we have had it was important for Acura to take this new RDX to the next level and boy did Acura do just that! Our customers have spoken and Acura has listened! 

2013 Acura RDX Interior Dashboard 2013 Acura RDX Rear Seats Photo

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