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Explore Android Auto

At DCH Acura of Temecula, we have a goal to help drivers get the most out of their vehicles. Android Auto is an innovative in-vehicle technology system that provides you with hands-free capability, navigation, and access to apps on your smartphone.

Android Auto comes with Google Assistant so that you can keep your hands on the wheel and eyes of the road. When you want to access Google Assistant, all you have to do is say, "Hey Google." You can even use Google Assistant to make calls and use chat apps with your voice. 

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Choosing Between Carpet and All-Weather Floor Mats

Buying and maintaining a new vehicle is a big responsibility and we want you to be informed when you purchase accessories for your vehicle. One of the first decisions car buyers make is what type of floor mats they should purchase between all-weather floor mats and carpet. Come to DCH Acura of Temecula to check out our selection and allow us to advise you.

The choice of all-weather floor mats or carpet is usually based on lifestyle and convenience. All-weather floor mats, which are typically rubber mats, are easy to clean. 

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DCH Acura of Temecula Wants You to Know What a Blind-Spot Monitor Can Do for You

It is important to always be aware of what is around you when you are driving. In fact, that is drilled into the head of every new driver. One of the things you learn early on is to identify your blind spots and know how to compensate for them. That is why DCH Acura of Temecula wants you to know how to make use of new technology.

Modern technology has benefitted drivers in many ways. One of those has to do with a blind-spot monitor. When a vehicle equipped with this feature, drivers will benefit from sensors that are constantly…

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These Features Available With the Apple CarPlay Indicate Why It Has Become so Popular

There is some really great technology available today that has made driving even more enjoyable. Apple CarPlay is one popular addition to in-vehicle communication systems that have changed the way drivers can access information. You will really appreciate what this brings to the driving experience.

It is always tempting to reach for your phone when a call is coming in while you are driving, but you know that you shouldn't do that. With Apple CarPlay, you no longer even have to think about it. Just tell Siri that you want to answer the call and you will instantly be…

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Harnessing the Technology of a Blind Spot Monitoring System

Regardless of if you are driving through the familiar streets of Temecula, CA or beyond, you will find a blind spot monitor extremely helpful in your travels. This active safety feature uses embedded sensors to recognize when vehicles are approaching your blind spot. The innovative monitor then alerts the driver with a light in the side mirror.

In some vehicles with this technology, an audible alert will also sound if the driver even turns on the blinker to indicate an intention to switch lanes. This feature makes it less likely that you will collide with a vehicle in the blind…

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Vehicle Theft is a Real Issue. Here's How You Can Prevent it from Taking Place.

With so many great anti-theft features being included in the manufacture of vehicles these days, people don't think much about their vehicle potentially being stolen. Unfortunately, this is something that still occurs. Because you've made this major investment, it's important that you follow some basic tips for preventing vehicle theft.

  • If you've parked your vehicle and are walking away, make sure that you have your keys with you and not in the car. Also ensure that you have locked your doors.
  • Never park your vehicle somewhere that is very dark or unattended. 
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What You Need to Know About LATCH Evaluations and Child-Seat Safety

Here at DCH Acura of Temecula, we know the safety of your child is one of life's highest priorities. Understanding LATCH evaluations and how they relate to the installation of child safety seats can be useful when you are shopping for that new vehicle. Here are a few things to know.

What is LATCH?

An organization called the IIHS is tasked with performing LATCH evaluations on vehicles. LATCH stands for Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children. This is the hardware that is used to attach a child safety seat to a vehicle. 

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Understanding Roof Racks & How They Work

Roof racks are a great way to get extra storage space with your vehicle, and at DCH Acura of Temecula, we want you to have as much information as possible on taking care of your vehicles. This includes caring for your roof rack and getting the most use out of it. Roof racks seem fairly uncomplicated, but there are still some dos and don’ts of which you should be aware.

  • Read instructions prior to installing a roof rack even if you think you know how it works.
  • Use the right amount of torque and lube so the rack goes…
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Prolong Your Car's Shiny Exterior With Routine Car Washes

Washing your car can enhance its overall appearance. There are a few other reasons why you want to ensure that you regularly wash your vehicle. A clean car will often net a better value if you decide to sell it or trade it in at a dealership. You'll also feel better about driving with a car that's clean instead of one that has dirt all over its exterior.

When you wash your car, you're removing debris that can sometimes scratch the surface of your vehicle. Wax and other items can protect everything from the pain to your…

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Encountering Cyclists on the Roadway

According to the Governor's Highway Safety Association, the number of cyclists killed in traffic accidents has risen since 2015. To ensure the safety of cyclists and to prevent motorists from becoming involved in collisions, the GHSA offers a few tips.

Cyclists need to wear helmets and stay alert at all times. They must obey traffic signals and clearly signal their intentions on the road. If riding at night, the front and rear of the bike must have some form of light in order to make the vehicle to motorists. Cyclists should also always ride with the flow of traffic…

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