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Old 01-30-2019, 07:42 AM
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Old 01-30-2019, 09:28 AM
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Two questions:
Was your Climate Control, Heated Seats, & Fan Speed, on AUTO?
What temp did you use, & was it warm enough?
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Unnamed Road.
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Old 01-30-2019, 10:11 AM
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Originally Posted by CPR View Post
Two questions:
Was your Climate Control, Heated Seats, & Fan Speed, on AUTO?
What temp did you use, & was it warm enough?
Yes, almost always on AUTO at 72 and no complaints. Many times I will turn the seat heater down or off but not today!

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Unnamed Road.
Yeah. New building on what was a corn field a couple years ago.
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Today was minus 37 degrees Celsius or -34 F! My car, although in an unheated garage is not plugged in. NO issues starting. Seats and steering wheel heated quickly and Alcantara seat inserts never feels cold. After a 2+ hour meeting, car parked outside started easily and warmed up quickly and transmission is still quick despite the cold. All settings are on Auto. It really is exceptional - all all the warning systems work fine, unlike some cars such as my 2014 Altima that kick out around -24 C.
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Unnamed Road.
Must be the main street in PoDunk.

Seriously I feel your pain up there, wish you all well. Was 22*F here this morning & with my no longer Northern Blood was freezing my butt off in a winter hunting jacket. Having a heat wave right now warmed up to 42*F, think I will go swimming.
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I've been saying for over a year that A-SPEC rocks!
The best $45K you''l ever spend on a vehicle
If there's a better AWD , with accessories, out there, I'd love to drive one
Not perfect, but what is?
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My obligatory yearly below zero pic, from the cockpit of my A-Spec. My almost 20-month-old battery still has lots of CCAs this morning.


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Car drove perfectly and made it easy to forget the temp on the other side of the glass. No creaks or groans. Everything responsive. All tech worked. I was impressed. Days like this make me think all the winter/snow testing Acura does in Minnesota is worth it.
https://www.caranddriver.com/news/a1...-temperatures/
Only thing I noticed was brake pedal getting a little spongy.

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At these temperatures, how long does it take for the engine oil to get to optimal temperature? Do you drive gently until then or do drive normally from the get-go? I live in CA and in 50 degree mornings I already feel it takes a long time to get to optimal temps.
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