Archive for the ‘Technology’ Category

What Are the AcuraLink Convenience Features Available with Acura Vehicles?

Monday, December 30th, 2019

AcuraLink Convenience Features

Did you know that your new Acura vehicle likely comes equipped with AcuraLink convenience features? If not, then you are in luck! The staff here at Acura of Maui is here to help you learn as much as you can about the excellent AcuraLink features available on new Acura models. AcuraLink has been available on select Acura models since the 2014 model year, while every new Acura model has had AcuraLink available since the 2017 model year. Let’s explore what the AcuraLink convenience features available with Acura vehicles are together!


What Are the AcuraWatch™ Driver Assistance Features?

Thursday, December 26th, 2019
Visual representation of an AcuraWatch™ driver assistance feature

AcuraWatch™ Driver Assistance Features

Did you know that your Acura vehicle likely comes equipped with one or more AcuraWatch™ driver assistance features? If not, then you should make yourself aware of what AcuraWatch™ driver assistance features are available on your Acura vehicle. The staff here at Acura of Maui is here to help you find out more information about your Acura vehicle’s AcuraWatch™ driver assistance features. Let’s explore what the AcuraWatch™ driver assistance features are together!


How Does Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ Work in Your Acura Vehicle?

Thursday, June 6th, 2019
Closeup view of Android Auto™ inside an Acura vehicle

Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ in Your Acura Vehicle

Are you interested in learning how to operate Apple CarPlay® or Android Auto™ in your Acura vehicle? If so, then you have come to the right place! The staff here at Acura of Maui is happy to help walk you through operating your Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ features in your Acura vehicle!


How to Use Voice Commands in Your Acura RDX

Wednesday, May 29th, 2019
Side profile of the 2019 Acura RDX in black & white

How do the voice commands work in an Acura RDX?

Voice commands are a useful tool to help you use technology functions in a vehicle without taking your hands off the wheel or your eyes off of the road. Voice commands are a convenience feature, but they also help to keep you safe by avoiding extra distractions. This video will show you how to use voice commands in your Acura RDX vehicle. Come into Acura of Maui to view Acura RDX vehicles and take a test drive.


Video of Apple CarPlay Functionality in Acura RDX

Tuesday, March 19th, 2019
red acura rdx on cement

How does Apple CarPlay™ function in the Acura RDX?

This video of Apple CarPlay functionality in the Acura RDX will demonstrate to you how and where you can connect your phone for use in the Acura RDX. It will then show you how Apple CarPlay functions in the Acura RDX with a touchpad and an eye-level screen. Lastly, it will demonstrate talk-to-text technology. Watch below to learn how you can use Apple CarPlay in your Acura vehicle.


How Do I Send and Receive Text Messages in the Acura RDX?

Friday, August 31st, 2018
Steering wheel and infotainment system in the 2019 Acura RDX

Sending/Receiving Text Messages in the Acura RDX How-To Video

We all know that texting while driving is a huge no-no. Despite the danger, we need to keep in touch with loved ones while we are on the road. Luckily, Acura outfits many of its vehicles with technology systems that allows you to safely send and receive texts. Find out how to do it in the video below! (more…)

How Can I Keep My Vehicle’s Steering Wheel Cooler in Hot Weather?

Friday, August 31st, 2018
Sepia-tone image of the 2019 Acura MDX front dash

Tips for Keeping Your Steering Wheel Cool

Many places on the mainland are starting to cool down, but not here on Maui! We get to enjoy beautiful weather all year long! While the weather is beautiful, it can get really hot – especially when we open our vehicle and need to touch the steering wheel. Luckily, we have some tips that will help keep your steering wheel cool to the touch. (more…)

Find Out How to Pair Your Acura RDX with an Android Phone!

Friday, August 31st, 2018
Steering wheel and front dash of 2019 Acura RDX

Pairing an Android Phone with the Acura RDX How-To Video

We all rely on our phones to help us keep in contact with friends and family – and to make our lives easier. Of course, it’s dangerous to use our phone while we are driving unless we have a built-in infotainment system that can be linked with your most prized possession. Check out the video below to learn how to pair your Android phone in the Acura RDX. (more…)

Should I Buy an Acura Model with All-Wheel Drive if I Live in Hawaii?

Friday, July 27th, 2018
The volcanoes and mountains of Maui

Benefits of Having an AWD Vehicle in Hawaii

We oftentimes hear about the contiguous United States getting huge dumpings of snow during the winter season and how they still manage to get to work (or wherever else they want to go). They have all-wheel drive on their vehicles to thank for that. While we don’t envy those drivers and feel grateful that we have gorgeous and sunny weather here in Maui all year round, many Hawaiians wonder if all-wheel drive is a worthwhile investment for their Acura. Let us share our thoughts. (more…)

How to use the Acura Keyless Access System with Smart Entry® and Pushbutton Ignition

Friday, June 22nd, 2018

Automotive technology has come a long way in recent years, allowing drivers to reap the benefits of convenience and connectivity while on the go. One prominent feature offered in the Acura lineup is the Keyless Access System with Smart Entry® and pushbutton ignition. Here’s how you can use this innovative feature in new Acura models. (more…)