Celebrate Labor Day with family and friends in the Tri-City area

By blogsadmin | Posted in Community, Holidays on Monday, August 14th, 2017 at 4:51 AM

2017 Labor Day events, festivals and fairs near Johnson City TN

It may be hard to believe, but Labor Day is just about here! With the long weekend just around the corner, you may be starting to think of some fun, family-friendly activities to partake in, and we can help you out! There are several events, festivals, and fairs near Johnson City this year (2017), and we’ve listed a few of our favorites. If you’re curious to learn more, keep on reading! If you have a few suggestions of your own, please leave them in the comments. Read the rest of this entry »

Check out some great places to swim and boat in the Tri-City area for summer 2017!

By blogsadmin | Posted in Community, Seasonal on Monday, July 17th, 2017 at 3:11 PM
Boat on a sandy lake shore

Lakes and man made beaches for swimming and boating near Johnson City TN

It’s summertime in Tennessee, which means there are days that you might just want to jump in some water to avoid the heat. Luckily for those in the Johnson City area, there are a few great options to choose from – most of which are family-friendly. Whether you’re looking for lakes or man-made beaches to go swimming or boating in, you won’t have to go far from the Tri-City area! Keep on reading to see our list of favorites for Summer 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

Pictures and video gallery of the 2018 Acura TLX

By blogsadmin | Posted in Acura TLX on Sunday, July 2nd, 2017 at 11:03 PM
2018 Acura TLX model in white

Acura – Honda’s luxury division – is a brand that ages like a fine wine. This can be seen in the various models the brand offers today, like the 2018 Acura TLX. While the TLX is only a few years old, it has been improved, and one place to find these improvements is in the aesthetics. If you’ve been wondering what the new model looks like – look no further. We’ve put together a few pictures, as well as a video gallery, so that you don’t have to wonder. Also, the model is now available at our dealership – so, stop by for a test drive if you’d like! We’d be happy to show you around the mode, and answer any questions you might have.  Read the rest of this entry »

Acura’s new RDX offers drivers package upgrades

By blogsadmin | Posted in Acura RDX on Friday, June 30th, 2017 at 10:17 PM
2018 Acura RDX model

2018 Acura RDX trim levels and available options

Finding a model in the SUV segment may be frustrating to many drivers. Not only are there several options available on the market today, but each of the options most likely includes an array of new technologies and features. If you’re looking within the luxury segment, the 2018 Acura RDX has recently arrived, and it provides drivers with a number of trim levels and options to choose from. If you’re curious what is available on the 2018 RDX, keep on reading. We, at Bill Gatton Acura, have done a bit of research on the topic. Don’t forget to schedule a test drive! Read the rest of this entry »

Treat dad to a special brunch or dinner this year!

By blogsadmin | Posted in Holidays, Seasonal on Friday, June 2nd, 2017 at 9:36 PM
Dad and child watching a sunset

Restaurants open for Father’s Day 2017 near Johnson City TN

It may be hard to believe, but it’s already June! That means it’s almost time to show Dad (or your respected father figure) how much you care, by treating him to a great meal on Father’s Day, which falls on June 18. Johnson City is filled with great options for food, and there are plenty of restaurants open for Father’s Day 2017. If you’re curious where you can take dad for brunch or dinner, look no further! We’ve compiled a list of a few of our favorites below! Read the rest of this entry »

Which Acura SUV Is Right for You?

By blogsadmin | Posted in Acura MDX, Acura RDX on Tuesday, February 7th, 2017 at 10:44 PM
2017 Acura MDX vs 2017 Acura RDX

When it comes to luxury appointments and a comfortably high ride position, a luxury SUV is a great way to go. In this 2017 Acura MDX vs 2017 Acura RDX comparison, we are going to look at the two crossover SUVs available in our new Acura inventory to see which one might be the best for the discerning driver. Both of these vehicles are currently available at Bill Gatton Acura. Read the rest of this entry »

Traffic Jam Assist on Acura Vehicles

By blogsadmin | Posted in Acura MDX, Technology on Thursday, January 19th, 2017 at 10:33 PM
What Is Acura Traffic Jam Assist?

Acura luxury vehicles come loaded with high-value safety features. While advantages like Forward Collision Warnings (FCW), Road Departure Mitigation (RDM), and a Collision Mitigation Braking System (CMBS) are all available with the elite AcuraWatch system (available on many Acura models and standard on the 2017 Acura MDX), there are even better features on the way. One of these is Traffic Jam Assist. What is Acura Traffic Jam Assist? Learn what this feature might become below. Read the rest of this entry »

2017 Acura MDX Safety Advantages

By blogsadmin | Posted in Acura MDX, Technology on Tuesday, January 10th, 2017 at 8:23 PM
How Safe Is the 2017 Acura MDX?

Luxury vehicles generally deliver a level of safety and security that is head and shoulders above other brands. That said, when it comes to the safety of your family (or even just yourself behind the wheel) it’s good to have details. If you’ve asked yourself “How safe is the 2017 Acura MDX?”, we can assure you that this elegant and luxuriously appointed three-row crossover SUV will work double time to keep you and your family safe. Read the rest of this entry »

Get the Power and Performance you want and need from the TLX

By blogsadmin | Posted in Acura TLX on Wednesday, December 21st, 2016 at 11:42 PM
2017 Acura TLX

2017 Acura TLX engine specs and features

For a sporty luxury vehicle like the 2017 Acura TLX, it’s surprise that a powerful engine sits under its hood. With aggressive, upscale styling, you can bet that it offers a strong, dynamic performance to match. So if you’re looking for a luxury vehicle with a powerful performance, we think you’ll be satisfied with the impressive engine options for the TLX.
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How Many Passengers does the Acura MDX Seat?

By blogsadmin | Posted in Acura MDX on Monday, December 5th, 2016 at 11:06 PM
2017 Acura MDX

2017 Acura MDX seating capacity

For many drivers, the SUV has become the staple of family vehicles. Between their sturdy construction, spacious interior, sporty drive and impressive capability, the SUV offers all of the great features parents want and need in stylish, sporty packages. But one of the biggest concerns of families is having enough seating for everyone. Now that three-row SUVs are on the rise, drivers don’t have to settle for minivans to get the seating capacity they need. One such three-row seater is the 2017 Acura MDX, which offers plenty of interior space for all of its passengers. Read the rest of this entry »