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Which Restaurants Deliver in Washington DC?

Wednesday, April 1st, 2020
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Washington DC Food Delivery Services

Want a night away from cooking? Numerous restaurants around Washington DC are now offering delivery services to provide food to residents that must remain at home. Here are a few diverse recommendations we suggest you consider.


What is the best Acura sedan for holiday travel?

Friday, October 19th, 2018
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Best Acura Sedan for holiday travel 

Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years are all right around the corner. With great holidays comes a great amount of holiday travelling, and we want to help you prepare. We’re going to help you find the best Acura sedan for holiday travel. We decided some of the most important factors for holiday travel include an economical fuel economy, comfortable amounts of legroom and passenger volume, and enough cargo volume to fit all your luggage. Then we gathered all the data. Read on to find out which Acura sedan is the best for holiday travel.


How fast is the 2019 Acura NSX?

Wednesday, October 17th, 2018
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2019 Acura NSX performance features and top speed 

The 2019 Acura NSX is sporty inside and out. On the exterior, you get an athletic and aerodynamic build with purposeful curves and edges for gripping the ground and gliding without drag. On the interior the Twin-turbocharged DOHC V6 engine sleeps peacefully, a beast ready to roar to life at any time. You can tell the 2019 Acura NSX is built for speed, but you can’t tell just from looking at it how powerful it really is. So just how fast is the 2019 Acura NSX? 


Acura Care provides extra peace of mind

Sunday, September 23rd, 2018
Two 2019 Acura MDX Advance models parked in Utah

What is Acura Care and why get it?

When you get a new car, you feel good knowing that you have new car warranty coverage in case there are any unknown defects or future safety recalls. It happens even to the best brands, but the best brands have you covered. With Acura, you get three years or 36,000 miles of basic coverage and five years or 60,000 miles of powertrain coverage. These are warranties to cover the failure of components due to manufacturer error, which is why many Acura shoppers choose to get Acura Care. What is it why should you consider it? (more…)

Online scheduling is easy, but what do you do when you show up?

Thursday, August 30th, 2018
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What to do after you schedule a car service appointment online

It’s not just social anxiety that makes many of us uncomfortable talking on the phone. Sure, it can feel a bit strange talking to someone you don’t know and can’t see, but it also can be difficult to find time to make a What to do after you schedule a car service appointment online phone call if you work during the day. Fortunately, scheduling a car service appointment online is quick, simple, and you can easily see open spots on our calendar so you know when to come. Though we do have a quick lane for those who have simple service needs, scheduling online can speed things up because we’ll be expecting you. This is especially important if you have a lengthier repair in mind. Here’s what to do when you show up for your appointment. (more…)

Should you purchase or lease your new Acura?

Monday, July 23rd, 2018
A red 2018 Acura TLX parked in a warehouse with doors open to see skies outside

Buying vs leasing a luxury vehicle

Purchasing a new car feels only natural to many shoppers. After all, once you put down that last payment, it’s yours. The loan ends and the title gets put in your name. Those who are debating between buying vs leasing a new luxury vehicle know that there are some benefits to a lease. The obvious one being that low monthly payment. If you’re not sure what route is right for you, we’re here to help. (more…)

Where to find your Acura radio code

Thursday, June 21st, 2018
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. (more…)

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

Thursday, May 31st, 2018
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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…)

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…)

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…)