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Memorial Day Events and Activities for the 2018 Holiday

By blogsadmin | Posted in Community Events on Wednesday, May 16th, 2018 at 7:22 PM
Elderly couple gazing at old photo with text saying Memorial Day Events in Washington D.C.

What to do on Memorial Day 2018 Washington D.C.

Memorial Day is just around the corner, and while many of us are thrilled to have an extra day off of work, it’s truly a hard-earned one. If you’re wondering what things you can do for the 2018 Memorial Day weekend, here are some of the patriotic activities and events that can be found in Washington D.C. and the North Virginia area. Read the rest of this entry »

What does the 2018 Acura MDX include if you don’t get any packages?

By blogsadmin | Posted in Acura MDX on Tuesday, May 8th, 2018 at 3:02 PM
Front view of the 2018 Acura MDX

2018 Acura MDX Standard Features

When you first begin the automotive research process, you very likely consider the starting MSRP of a vehicle. For most brands, this is looking at the base trim, but Acura does things a bit differently. Rather than have trim levels, you start with a standard model and add-on packages for even more luxury features. The question for you is likely what is considered standard in terms of features for the 2018 Acura MDX? Read the rest of this entry »

Acura ILX How-To Service and Technology Videos

By blogsadmin | Posted in Acura ILX, FAQs, Tips and Tricks on Monday, April 30th, 2018 at 6:04 PM
Interior of the 2018 Acura ILX

Have you ever looked up how to do something in your 2018 Acura ILX, only to discover forum after forum with vaguely unclear instructions? If you’re like many, you really need the visual step-by-step guide to help you sort through all that your vehicle is capable of. Fortunately, Acura understands this and has provided plenty of How-To videos on everything from service techniques on how to use your tire inflator kit, to how to use specific technology like Siri Eyes Free. Here at the Radley Acura Blog, you can view some of the highlights before heading over to the brand YouTube channel for more. Read the rest of this entry »

Are there any good brunches in the D.C. area?

By blogsadmin | Posted in Community Events on Tuesday, April 17th, 2018 at 2:40 PM
Mother's Day in Washington D.C. text over background of flower pitcher and bowl of strawberries

Top 3 2018 Mother’s Day Brunches Washington D.C.

Mother’s Day is coming up faster than you might think. Though it’s only mid-April, Mother’s Day takes place on the second Sunday of May each year. This means for 2018, we’re looking ahead to May 13th when it comes time to treat Mom. Every year, this is among the busiest holidays for the brunch crowd. You’ll want to make reservations at our top 3 pics for Mother’s Day Brunches in the Washington D.C. and NoVA area. Read the rest of this entry »

Here’s why it might feel like your brake pedal is “sinking”

By blogsadmin | Posted in FAQs, Service on Thursday, April 12th, 2018 at 8:29 PM
Picture of Acura interior with text asking why the brake sinks

Is it normal for the Acura brake pedal to move at a stop?

When you drive a new car, there are things you like, and then there are things that take time to adjust to. For example, if you’re updating from an older vehicle, you’ll love Bluetooth connectivity, but it will take some time to perfectly understand your menu options. This is all expected, but what if a vehicle doesn’t respond quite as you’re accustomed to? Naturally, there’s always a bit of fear of a defect when you make an expensive purchase. We’re here to help clear things up. A common question is whether it’s normal for the brake pedal to move, or “sink,” when you’re holding it down at a stop light. Don’t worry, this is a common feeling when driving a new Acura. Here’s why. Read the rest of this entry »

The Acura TLX A-Spec continues, now with a 2.4-liter option

By blogsadmin | Posted in Acura TLX on Thursday, April 5th, 2018 at 8:06 PM
Blue side profile 2019 Acura TLX

New 2.4-liter 2019 Acura TLX A-Spec

April is here, which means spring cleaning, right? For us, we’re already looking to clean out our inventory of TLX models as we welcome in the 2019 Acura TLX.  Having just undergone a redesign for the 2018 model year, we naturally didn’t expect too many changes for the midsize luxury sedan, which is why we’re excited to see a new variant option. The A-Spec was already available in 2018, but only when paired with the 290-horsepower V6 engine. Now the package can be paired with the 2.4-liter inline 4-cylinder for an impressive combination of power and efficiency. Read the rest of this entry »

Acura reveals the official 2019 Acura RDX redesign

By blogsadmin | Posted in Acura RDX on Thursday, March 29th, 2018 at 4:10 PM
Side profile of 2019 Acura RDX driving through city

2019 Acura RDX official production design

As a premium brand, Acura has always been held to a high standard of both luxury and performance. Still, as competition gets more and more fierce, the brand has to stay ahead if it can truly impress with its precision-crafted performance. This makes redesigns even more important than ever before. How does the 2019 Acura RDX official production design, just revealed at the 2018 New York International Auto Show stack up? Read the rest of this entry »

What are the key differences between your Acura sedan options?

By blogsadmin | Posted in Acura ILX, Acura TLX on Thursday, March 22nd, 2018 at 7:55 PM
2018 Acura TLX on left with 2018 Acura ILX on right

Difference between the 2018 Acura TLX vs 2018 Acura ILX

What did we ever do before the internet? Automotive research is easier than ever, whether you’re looking to purchase a new vehicle, are looking around for reliable used models or you’re simply wondering about a service issue. On the other hand, it can be difficult to tell the differences and similarities between options when all you have to go on are pictures. Take the 2018 Acura TLX vs 2018 Acura ILX, for example. Both appear to be luxury sedans, and the prices aren’t too different from each other. Read the rest of this entry »

D.C.-area Easter egg hunt dates and times

By blogsadmin | Posted in Community Events on Tuesday, March 13th, 2018 at 7:25 PM
Orange eggs on brown background with Happy Easter text

2018 Easter Egg Hunts Washington D.C.

The day-to-day activities of our lives often leave us distracted until the last minute. Though grocery stores and commercials are flashing pastel colors and chocolate treats at us everywhere we look, in some ways we’ve become indifferent to the appeal. After all, bunnies peek out at us from every shelf before Valentine’s Day is even over. We’re so busy ignoring these early advertisements that we forget to pay closer attention as the holiday creeps up. This can be an unfortunate mistake, as some of the 2018 Easter egg hunts in the Washington D.C. area actually take place ahead of the holiday, which falls on April 1 this year. Read the rest of this entry »

It’s known for its luxury, but safety comes standard in the RLX

By blogsadmin | Posted in Acura RLX on Wednesday, March 7th, 2018 at 5:01 PM
Rear view of the 2018 Acura ILX driving down country highway

What safety features are standard in the 2018 Acura RLX?

If you look to automotive history, you might be shocked to realize just how unsafe many vehicles were in the past. Thanks to crash test ratings and improved technology, we can expect simple issues to already be solved in most vehicles. Sadly, this means classic options may never return. Isn’t it worth it to know you and your loved ones are safe? Today, we’re looking at thee 2018 Acura RLX, the most luxurious sedan in this premium lineup. You already know it has the features you want, but how does it stack up in terms of safety? Read the rest of this entry »