Where to dine in on Thanksgiving 2017?

By blogsadmin | Posted in Community Events on Tuesday, November 14th, 2017 at 6:56 PM
Location marker with text that says restaurants open on Thanksgiving

Restaurants open on Thanksgiving 2017 Washington D.C.

Whether you’re in Washington D.C. because you happen to be visiting over the holiday, or you live in the area, there are plenty of reasons why you simply don’t want to cook a holiday feast. We understand, and fortunately there are plenty of area restaurants that will be open for Thanksgiving 2017. Here are our top choices for you to enjoy the full meal experience without having to cook all day yourself. Read the rest of this entry »

AcuraWatch suite gains new Traffic Jam Assist for 2018 Acura RLX

By blogsadmin | Posted in Acura RLX on Friday, November 10th, 2017 at 3:07 PM
2018 Acura RLX Sport Hybrid parked in front of a city backdrop

How does Acura Traffic Jam Assist work?

There are some features in cars that we almost definitely can’t live without these days. A vehicle without cruise control is practically a taboo for modern motorists. Some features, however, haven’t quite reached that must-have status. We hope they will be in the future, however, as they not only help with driver fatigue, but even reduce the chance of collisions. Naturally, we’re talking about driver assistance features. For Acura, you can find driver assistance technologies in the AcuraWatch Suite, which for the 2018 Acura RLX, now includes Traffic Jam Assist. What is it and how does it work? Read the rest of this entry »

What did Acura bring to SEMA 2017?

By blogsadmin | Posted in Acura News, Acura NSX on Friday, November 3rd, 2017 at 3:31 PM
ScienceofSpeed Dream Project Acura NSX

ScienceofSpeed Dream Project Acura NSX

For many automotive enthusiasts, driving an Acura is in and of itself a dream car experience. For some in particular, it’s only a dream if it’s a model that’s as fun, if not everyday practical, as the 2017 Acura NSX. This year at the 2017 SEMA show, or Specialty Equipment Market Association, not only highlighted its NSX, but showed off a performance-enhanced ScienceofSpeed “Dream Project” Acura NSX. Here’s what you might have missed. Read the rest of this entry »

Acura has redesigned its certified pre-owned website

By blogsadmin | Posted in Acura News, Pre-Owned on Friday, October 27th, 2017 at 6:59 PM
Acura Certified Pre-Owned Website shown on computer and tablet

New Acura Certified Pre-Owned website

Most of us love new cars because they offer the latest features. From fresh color options to advanced driver assistance, there aren’t many reasons not to buy a new car. Except one: budget. Used vehicles are much more wallet-friendly, and we’ve be naïve not to know that. Acura is well-aware that plenty of people are looking to save some money while still taking home a high-value vehicle. To make it easier, the automaker has redesigned its Certified Pre-Owned website. The new website, AcuraCertified.com, makes it simple and easy to browse for pre-owned models right from home. Read the rest of this entry »

How often do you need to get your tires rotated?

By blogsadmin | Posted in Service on Monday, October 16th, 2017 at 7:10 PM
Picture of tire with text that says how often to get a tire rotation

Acura Tire Rotation Scheduled Frequency

We know how things go. The most exciting thing you can do is drive home in a new Acura. On the flip side? There’s the fact that no vehicle lasts as long as it should if you don’t keep up with regular maintenance. Here at Karen Radley Acura, we know that our relationship with you doesn’t end once you sign on the dotted line. We know that your service appointments are put in the same category as doctor’s appointments and other chores you know you need to do, but don’t necessarily enjoy. For this reason, you’re likely wondering if you really need to get that tire rotation, and what the scheduled frequency is for the Acura brand. Here is what you need to know about this particular service. Read the rest of this entry »

What’s new for the 2018 Acura ILX?

By blogsadmin | Posted in Acura ILX on Wednesday, October 11th, 2017 at 1:30 PM
2018 Acura ILX Special Edition features

2018 Acura ILX Special Edition features

The new model year is already starting, and we’re soon expecting our most affordable sedan to head in for 2018. The Acura ILX may be a compact option, but it’s feature-packed in just the way you’d expect from the Acura brand. Here at Karen Radley Acura, we’re especially excited to learn about a new package: 2018 Acura ILX Special Edition. Here are the new features to watch for. Read the rest of this entry »

Do you have your costume ready for Halloween?

By blogsadmin | Posted in Community Events on Monday, October 2nd, 2017 at 9:19 PM
2017 Trick-or-Treat times Washington D.C.

2017 Trick-or-Treat times Washington D.C.

If you hadn’t noticed, the weather is cooling off. For some, this means a welcome relief from scorching temperatures, but it also means we’re switching gears away summer concerts and on to fall activities. We’re naturally excited by pumpkin spice everything, corn mazes and carving pumpkins, but the main show every year is Halloween. For those with kids, trick-or-treat times is a top priority. So when should you head out in 2017 if you live in the Washington D.C. and Northern Virginia area? Read the rest of this entry »

AcuraWatch provides a host of features to keep you safe

By blogsadmin | Posted in Technology on Tuesday, September 26th, 2017 at 9:01 PM
What’s included with AcuraWatch Driver Assistance Features_o

What’s included with AcuraWatch Driver Assistance Features?

Here at Karen Radley Acura, it’s easy for us to wax on about the virtues of our various new models, bragging about features like AcuraWatch without pausing to say exactly what’s included among these driver assistance features. Today we’re looking at what you can expect when you buy a new Acura. We now have more information on most of the 2018 models, many of which make it easier than ever to get advanced safety systems. Read the rest of this entry »

New colors add vibrancy for the 2018 Acura MDX

By blogsadmin | Posted in Acura MDX on Friday, September 22nd, 2017 at 1:38 PM
2018 Acura MDX updates and new features

2018 Acura MDX updates and new features

At Karen Radley Acura, just looked at what you could expect if you buy a 2017 Acura MDX, but what’s next for the model, and is it worth the wait? Acura just announced some of the new features and updates for the 2018 Acura MDX, which includes some new color options to keep things interesting. Read the rest of this entry »

What comes standard in the 2017 Acura MDX?

By blogsadmin | Posted in Acura MDX on Thursday, September 14th, 2017 at 3:52 PM
Top features in the 2017 Acura MDX

Top features in the 2017 Acura MDX

What does it mean for a vehicle to be a luxury model? Obviously, you expect better performance, better materials and a host of standard features. Modern vehicles make it easier than ever to stay connected and even avoid collisions when life naturally has you a bit distracted. Even when you pick a model like the 2017 Acura MDX, you’re likely to find that there is even more that you can add to enhance your driving experience. Here are some of the top features of the 2017 Acura MDX that come standard with the model. Read the rest of this entry »