May 2018 - Radley Acura

Archive for May, 2018

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

Thursday, May 31st, 2018
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? (more…)

The 2019 Acura RDX is finally being built!

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018
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. (more…)

Memorial Day Events and Activities for the 2018 Holiday

Wednesday, May 16th, 2018
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. (more…)

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

Tuesday, May 8th, 2018
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? (more…)