April 2018 - Radley Acura

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Acura ILX How-To Service and Technology Videos

Monday, April 30th, 2018
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. (more…)

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

Tuesday, April 17th, 2018
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. (more…)

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

Thursday, April 12th, 2018
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. (more…)

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

Thursday, April 5th, 2018
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. (more…)