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What Happens If I Use Non-Premium Gas in My Premium Vehicle?

 

Fuel comes in three basic flavors: regular, mid-grade, and premium. If your vehicle requires premium fuel, that means it needs higher octane to work optimally. But does it really hurt to use regular or mid-grade sometimes? The answer is most likely yes, if your vehicle requires premium fuel: trying to save a few cents at the tank can hurt you and your wallet in the long run. 

Other things to consider: failing to use high-octane…

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See How Acura Leads the Way in Manufacturing High-Quality Automobiles

Honda may have originated overseas, but the automaker has invested billions of dollars in manufacturing here in the US for almost 40 years since it first opened the Marysville Auto Plant in Ohio. Today, the automaker operates a dozen manufacturing facilities spread across Ohio, Indiana, Alabama, Georgia, and both Carolinas, producing the majority of its vehicles for the US market right here at home, employing more than 20,000 manufacturing associates. Recently, Honda's luxury brand, Acura, unveiled a ground-breaking new facility to manufacture the latest generation of its ground-breaking supercar: the NSX.

For decades, the Acura NSX has represented…

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When you think NSX, what color do you dream in?



When you think of the next NSX, what color do you dream in?  Maybe Iron Man Red, maybe silver moon... what about a classic racing white?  Thanks to Acura's new Facebook App, you can visualize any color you can dream up.  Give it a try:  customize your NSX, share it, pin it, or just download your creation.

We think the midnight black is a great option!

Click here to start customizing your NSX - My…
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Speedhunters and Acura at the 25 Hours of Thunderhill



Driving a race car may be a dream that most people have... but, it's not as easy as you think!  This is especially true with the race is an endurance one.  Check out this recent play by play of how the 25 Hours at Thunderhill went, with ILX driver Edward Sandstorm.  You'll get a chance to go behind the scenes with Edward and the Team Honda Research-West team as the take the ILX…
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Acura Tl Aces Stricter IIHS Frontal Crash Test, Lexus Scores "Poor" Rating



The Acura TL has aced the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's newest requirement to earn Top Safety Pick status. Not too long ago, the IIHS added the roof strength test, but with the stricter frontal crash test, the institute is already looking to make it a bit tougher for vehicles to earn the coveted designation.

The new small overlap frontal crash test, designed to simulate what would happen when the front corner of a…
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