AcuraLink Overview

AcuraWatch Overview at Joe Rizza Acura in Orland Park, IL

AcuraLink is an all-inclusive navigational and connectivity experience that brings your Acura online and syncs it with cloud-based services. You’ll enjoy music streaming, podcasts, email, and news updates from your compatible smartphone along with seamless access inside your Acura. A range of services including a personal concierge, emergency roadside assistance, remote access, and real-time traffic information are provided by three individual AcuraLink packages.


AcuraLink Packages & Features

AcuraLink Satellite Navigation System

Basic

Included with the Basic package, you’ll receive cloud-based navigation with continuously updated traffic data for freeways and surface streets—all at no additional cost for the first three years of ownership on new Acura vehicles.

Owner's Guides

Owner’s Guides

Receive information about warning lights, maintenance codes, and even a digital version of your owner’s manual.

Recall Notification

Recall Notification

Safety is always our top priority. You’ll get notifications sent straight to your smartphone regarding recalls for your vehicle.

Schedule Service

Schedule Service

Keep your Acura running like the day it was new by using the convenient app for scheduling your next service.

Roadside Assistance

Roadside Assistance

Towing services, jump-starts, tire changes, fuel delivery, and more are available 24/7.


AcuraLink Assist Button

Connect (requires in-vehicle Navigation System)

TheConnect package subscription activates the vehicle’s onboard cellular transceiver, allowing the vehicle to transmit and receive voice and data communications. With the Connect package you can access a virtual dashboard using a smartphone, tablet, or computer.

Automatic Collision Notification

Automatic Collision Notification

In the event of a crash, a live agent will contact you to check your status and direct emergency services to your location.

Send Destination

Send Destination

Search and send directions from your smartphone to the navigation system of your vehicle.

Stolen Vehicle Locator

Stolen Vehicle Locator

Should you vehicle be stolen, your vehicle will help local authorities track and recover it.

Remote Lock & Unlock

Remote Lock & Unlock

Lock and Unlock your vehicle with your smartphone.

Find My Car

Find My Car

Locate your parked vehicle and flash/sound your horns remotely using your smartphone.

Vehicle Status

Vehicle Status

Get door and lock status as well as mileage, fuel, oil life, and tire pressure readings on your phone.

Emergency Call

Emergency Call

A live agent will stay on the call with you and request that help be sent in the event of an emergency.

Security Alarm Alert

Security Alarm Alert

Receive alerts if your vehicle security alarm is triggered.

Destination By Voice

Destination By Voice

Speak to a live assistant who will search and send turn by turn directions to your vehicle’s navigation system.


AcuraLink Navigation Display

Premium (requires in-vehicle Navigation System)

The Premium package adds on demand, live support from a personal assistant, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. AcuraLink agents can make hotel arrangements, restaurant or travel reservations, search for locations and send directions directly to your vehicle’s navigation system.

Personal Concierge

Personal Concierge

Experience the luxury of a concierge to make hotel, restaurant, or airline reservation and send confirmation and navigation information to your Acura.


AcuraLink Apps

There are a total of three AcuraLink The Next Generation apps. Each free app gives you a different level of connectivity between your Acura and your iOS or Android device.

AcuraLink Streams App

AcuraLink Streams App

The AcuraLink Streams app effortlessly connects your Acura to cloud-based news, internet radio and data such as email, texts, and tweets. With Streams you can use standard radio controls on the dash and steering wheel to access Pandora® radio, in addition to thousands of podcasts, streaming radio services, and even major websites like TripAdvisor, Facebook, and Twitter.

AcuraLink Connect App

AcuraLink Connect App

With the AcuraLink Connect App, provided that the vehicle has an active cellular connection, you can use the Connect app to lock the doors, receive alerts if your alarm is triggered, check the tire pressure, fuel level, and more, all on your smartphone or tablet. You’ll also be able to view your vehicle’s maps, monitor your maintenance minder, receive messages, and access quick tips and feature guides.

Please note: If your vehicle is unable to make a cellular connection due to signal strength, location or other technical difficulties, the Connect app features will not be able to function.

AcuraLink Roadside Assistance App

AcuraLink Roadside App

Experience advanced roadside assistance from the AcuraLink Roadside App. Relying on GPS location details, AcuraLink support will know your exact location when you request assistance using your compatible smartphone. For greater peace of mind, the Roadside app can keep you connected with AcuraLink support until emergency response personnel arrive.

Please note: The Roadside App does not provide an automatic request for assistance if you are involved in a collision that results in an airbag deployment.


AcuraLink Pricing

Duration

Standard**

Connect*

Premium*

1 Year Commitment

FREE

$159
Includes Standard

$249
Includes Standard & Connect

2 Year Commitment

FREE

$259
Includes Standard
$59 Savings over 1 Year Contract

$397
Includes Standard & Connect
$101 Savings over 1 Year Contract

3 Year Commitment

FREE

$359
Includes Standard
$118 Savings over 1 Year Contract

$566
Includes Standard & Connect
$181 Savings over 1 Year Contract

Year 4 & Each Subsequent Year

FREE

$208
Includes Standard

$298
Includes Standard & Connect

NOTE: At the end of the complimentary 3-year subscription, owners will need to subscribe to AcuraLink services.** Real Time Traffic will not be operational without a Connect package or Premium package subscription for the following models: 2014-16 MDX, 2016-18 RDX, 2014-17 RLX, 2015-17 TLX, 2016-18 ILX.

†Credit card and AcuraLink The Next Generation enrollment required to sign up for 90-Day Free Trial of AcuraLink Premium. For owners with Standard package enrollment, credit card will be billed for 1-year Premium package subscription if 90-Day Free Trial not cancelled by day 90. For owners with Connect package enrollment, credit card will be immediately billed for 1-year Connect package subscription, and the difference between the 1-year Connect and Premium packages will be charged if 90-Day Free Trial not cancelled by day 90. For owners with Premium package enrollment, credit card will be immediately billed for 1-year Premium package subscription. If you cancel by day 90, you will be refunded the Premium package subscription fee. If you do not cancel, your 1-year AcuraLink Premium subscription begins – giving you 15 months for the price of 12. The Connect package subscription is required to get Premium subscription.

*Connect and Assist features are not available on all models; these AcuraLink Packages are available on vehicles with Acura Navigation System. Live support and automatic request for emergency response services require a Connect or Premium subscription. See Packages & Pricing for details. If the vehicle is unable to make a cellular connection due to signal strength, location or other technical difficulty, Connect and Assist features will not function, and automatic request for emergency response services will not occur. Neither Acura nor affiliated service providers can control whether emergency personnel/first responders will respond to any request for emergency response services or do so in a timely manner.

** At the end of year 3, subscribers who wish to continue the Standard package service will incur a $49/year subscription fee. The Standard package is a requisite for both Connect and Premium packages, therefore the $49/year subscription fee would become part of the fee. This brings the subscription fee for the Connect package to $208/year and the subscription fee for Premium package, which includes both Standard and Connect, to $298/year.