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Where and when to go for Independence Day Events

By blogsadmin | Posted in Community Events on Tuesday, June 26th, 2018 at 1:55 PM
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2018 Fourth of July Events Washington D.C. and Northern Virginia

Where did June go? It seems that the month only just started, but the 4th of July is coming up fast. If you’re doing your last-minute holiday planning, you might be wondering where to go for the holiday. There are plenty of 2018 Fourth of July events in the Washington D.C. and Northern Virginia area. Considering it’s the nation’s capital, obviously the biggest and most recognized events are held in the area. We have a rich history that’s easily celebrated any time of the year, but the Fourth of July is a particularly special time of year. Read the rest of this entry »

Where to find your Acura radio code

By blogsadmin | Posted in FAQs on Thursday, June 21st, 2018 at 2:11 PM
2018 Acura MDX infotainment display

Why is my Acura radio flashing “code”

How did people ever drive without radios? On a long road trip or daily commute, it feels like music, a podcast or an audiobook are godsends. Especially if your commute includes frequent traffic jams. For this reason, it can be especially annoying if your radio doesn’t work. Which will be the case if you see the radio flashing the word “code.’ Why is it doing that and how can you fix it? Here’s what you need to know. Read the rest of this entry »

Acura launches two new commercials for the 2019 Acura RDX

By blogsadmin | Posted in Acura RDX on Tuesday, June 19th, 2018 at 1:59 PM
Side profile of a white 2019 Acura RDX

2019 Acura RDX commercials and featured songs

The 2019 Acura RDX is out and it’s already turning heads. Now that the vehicle is officially available, the ad campaign that highlights the performance and redesign has launched with two new commercials. The ad campaign, titled “Everything We Imagined and Then Some” seeks to highlight the Precision Crafted Performance motivation that goes into each vehicle in the lineup. Read the rest of this entry »

June release of the 2019 Acura RDX

By blogsadmin | Posted in Acura RDX on Thursday, June 7th, 2018 at 8:47 PM
Blue 2019 Acura RDX driving down freeway

2019 Acura RDX available in Washington D.C.

It’s finally here. The vehicle we’ve been talking about since late January. First, it was just a prototype, as if the model didn’t come to the North America International Auto Show in a package very similar to the official redesign. It’s true that we only got a glimpse of the new model in all its official glory back in March, but now we don’t have to dream anymore. The 2019 Acura RDX is now available in the Washington D.C. area here at Radley Acura. Read the rest of this entry »

What is a timing belt and do you need to change it?

By blogsadmin | Posted in FAQs, Tips and Tricks on Thursday, May 31st, 2018 at 1:35 PM
timing belt being placed on camshafts

How often do you need to change an Acura timing belt?

A timing belt or chain is an important engine component in that it effectively times the rotation of the crankshaft and camshaft. It’s basically harmonizing the strokes of each engine to get optimum efficiency and prevent any sort of damage from the piston hitting valves. You need a timing belt for your engine to run, so naturally you want to replace it before it wears out. So how often do you need to change the timing belt in your Acura? Read the rest of this entry »

The 2019 Acura RDX is finally being built!

By blogsadmin | Posted in Acura RDX on Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018 at 6:26 PM
2019 Acura RDX Liberty OH

2019 Acura RDX official production start

We won’t lie. We’re itching to get it into our inventory. The 2019 Acura RDX is said to be the biggest redesign the brand has ever seen. We’re on the edge of our seats to feel exactly what the vehicle will feel like when it’s out on the road. A potent turbocharged 2.0-liter 4-cylinder replaces the current 3.4-liter V6. The segment-first 10-speed automatic transmission comes in as a fresh option over the current six-speed automatic. Let’s not forget, Super-Handling All-Wheel Drive is returning to the model. Yes, we’re excited by the news that the 2019 Acura RDX is finally and officially in production. This means the model has started the manufacturing process, which we all know is something of an important step to it reaching dealerships. Read the rest of this entry »

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 »