The Serra Acura Blog

Acura – 2019 ILX – Suspension and Handling (Updated)

Editor’s note: This post was originally published on 2/11/15 and has been updated for accuracy and comprehension.

Sedan sales have been taking a dive in recent years.

Enter the ILX.

The new 2019 Acura ILX may be the addition the brand needed. Its new look will have heads turning and your friends begging you to be the group chauffeur.

But, before we dive into the latest gem in the Acura line-up, let’s take a look at what the 2016 model year had to offer with this video.

In 2016, Acura gave the ILX a re-engineered suspension…

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2019 Acura RLX Sport Hybrid Review: The True Definition of Sleeper Car? (Updated)

Editor’s note: This post was originally published on 5/10/16 and has been updated for accuracy and comprehension.


A new year brings a new Acura RLX Sport Hybrid, with the same superior performance you’ve come to expect with this generation of RLX.

What’s new?

Here’s what has changed since the 2016 model first came out:

  • The base trim was dropped and RLX now comes standard with the technology package.

  • AcuraWatch suite of safety features comes standard.

  • New 10-speed automatic transmission.

  • Refreshed exterior with new grille.

Let’s take a look back at our first impressions…

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Review: Acura Pours Its Best Into NSX Supercar (Updated)


Editor’s note: This post was originally published on 4/25/16 and has been updated for accuracy and comprehension.

A car that you can drive to work on a Friday, then take to the raceway on a Saturday.

It's not a new concept in the auto business, but Honda has found a way to take it to the extreme.

In 2016, Acura was about to start deliveries of its new NSX supercar. Its designers envisioned it as being as much at home at the drive-thru window at Wendy's as it is tearing through hairpin turns.

In 2019…

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2019 Acura RDX: Drive Like a Boss (Updated)

Editor’s note: This post was originally published on 5/3/16 and has been updated for accuracy and comprehension.

This is the third generation of Acura’s RDX and it’s a standout in every way.

One of the perks is that it’s the first RDX to be designed and built in the United States, but that’s far from all that’s cool about the latest version.

RDX by the numbers

Let’s take a look at some of the differences from the previous models to the 2019 version.

  • The wheelbase has grown from 105.7 inches…

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Making Strides Against Breast Cancer (Updated)

This post was originally published on 10/19/15 and has been updated for accuracy and comprehension.

Giving back is always on our agenda.

Back on October 18, 2015, Angela Battista from our Honda store did something that was totally in-line with the values we hold dear here at Serra.


Angela organized a Breast Cancer Awareness Walk for Serra Auto Park (formerly Park Auto Group).

Here’s the thing: This wasn’t an isolated, one-off event for us.

In the 1980’s, the former Park Auto Group opened up in Green, Ohio. From those early days, we made the commitment…

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Get to Know Serra: Meet Serra Product Specialist Sherman Thomas

At Serra Auto Park, we’re serious about putting our customers first.

People Pleasin’ is more than just a motto to us.

We understand how important it is to our success to have people like Product Specialist Sherman Thomas on our team.

Sherman is a native of Flint, Michigan and he’s an alum of The University of Michigan.

He’s been with Serra for 6 ½ years, and in the auto industry for 12.

We appreciate Sherman answering some fun questions to let you get to know him better.

Sherman says...

What’s your favorite local food joint?



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Follow These 5 Tips to Stop Car Thieves in Their Tracks



That’s the number of vehicles stolen every hour, according to the FBI.

While car theft is common, there are some ways you can reduce your chances of falling victim to this crime.

Follow these tips to keep your vehicle safe.

1. Keep track of your keys

Did you know that there’s technology available that allows car thieves to intercept the signals going from your key fob? Outside your home?

Using this nefarious trick, they can open your car doors and get away with your vehicle without you ever knowing.

The best way to prevent this is to…

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All-Wheel Drive VS 4-Wheel Drive: Here’s What You Need to Know


The terms “all-wheel drive” and “four-wheel drive” are often used interchangeably.

But they aren’t actually the same thing.

When you’re in the market for a new vehicle, it’s important for you to know the difference.

It can be a bit tricky, so let’s dive in.

Four-wheel drive

Four-wheel drive is also referred to as “4WD” or “4x4.”

The main distinction you need to be aware of is that these types of vehicles are designed with off-road use in mind.

The four-wheel drive capability only applies to situations in which you’re taking your vehicle off the…

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Car Insurance Primer: 7 Terms and Types You Need to Know


In Ohio – as in many other states – having car insurance is the law.

That’s easy enough. The problem is that it’s a complicated topic that can be difficult to understand.

One of the ways to feel more comfortable is to understand some of the most common car-insurance terminology.

Here’s what you need to know.

1.Bodily injury liability

This covers your injuries, lost wages, and pain and suffering.

It’s also for the damage you cause to other drivers, passengers, or pedestrians.

2. Rental reimbursement

If you’re in an accident that renders your car undrivable or…

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Acura Model Preview: 5 Fast Facts About the 2019 MDX


There’s nothing more exciting for Acura enthusiasts than the unveiling of a new year’s model.

Especially when you know the latest version will have some significant updates.

Without further ado, here are five things you need to know about the 2019 Acura MDX.

1. Safety stays the same

One of the biggest pieces of news about the latest MDX is what’s NOT changing.

The AcuraWatch safety suite will continue to come standard…

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