Here at Karen Radley Acura, we’re often writing our own comparison pages to help you decide between luxury models. Well, it seems Acura has done a bit of this themselves as the automaker recently released its own comparison video reviews to help you visually see what the difference is between models. Key competitors include the 2018 Lexus NX300 and 2019 Infiniti QX50 vs the 2019 Acura RDX. Read the rest of this entry »
Acura ELS Studio 3D vs Harmon Kardon Audio Systems
Premium audio has always been a priority for some drivers, but for many years it was something that consumers were left to install themselves. Now luxury brands like Acura offer their own specially-designed options made specifically for the brand’s models. For Acura, this comes in the form of the ELS Studio 3D system, which can be found as an option in the new 2019 Acura RDX. How does this system compare vs known brands like Harmon Kardon Audio? Read the rest of this entry »
2018 Fourth of July fireworks displays Washington D.C.
Where is the best place to be during the Fourth of July? Washington D.C., of course? It’s the capital of the country, so naturally the biggest and best events are held here. Here at Karen Radley Acura, we love being so close to everything because “the big show” isn’t just about the fireworks displays. Patriotic events are held throughout the day. Here’s what you need to know about the 2018 holiday. Read the rest of this entry »
Does Acura offer seatbelt extenders?
When it comes to the modern automotive world, every manufacturer puts safety first, even if that’s not the highlight of most ads. Acura is no different, with a variety of standard and available features designed to keep you and your loved ones safe. All Acura seatbelts are made to fit adults, approximately 95 percent of adults in the U.S. no matter their seating position, you might still find that they aren’t quite right for you. If you’re wondering if Acura offers seatbelt extenders, as some manufacturers do. The quick answer is no. Here’s why. Read the rest of this entry »
What song is in the 2019 Acura RDX commercial?
The 2019 Acura RDX is finally available, which means that Acura can start openly showcasing just how fantastic the redesign is. With that comes a new ad campaign, “Everything We Ever Imagined and Then Some.” If you’ve already seen the commercials, you might be wondering which song is in them. There are currently two ads, so the answer depends on which one you’ve viewed. Read the rest of this entry »
2019 Acura RDX Arrival and Availability Washington D.C.
We’ve been talking about the 2019 Acura RDX for months. It hit the North American International Auto Show back in January as a prototype, before the official redesign was shown in late March. Now, it’s finally here. The official arrival of the 2019 Acura RDX is here at your Washington D.C. area dealership, Karen Radley Acura. We know many of you have been asking about the availability, and we’re happy to say the model has arrived with double-digit inventory. Read the rest of this entry »
How long do tire pressure monitoring system batteries last?
When something goes wrong with your car, a sense of dread hits you right in the stomach. It’s only natural. You take your vehicle in for regular maintenance, treat it like a member of the family, and then a warning light comes on to betray you with ingratitude. Maybe it’s a bit silly to think that way about an inanimate object, but your disappointment is justified. Fortunately, not every issue is a big deal and isn’t cause for alarm. If your TPMS light has turned on, you could just have a dead battery. How doing do tire pressure monitoring batteries usually last? About 7-10 years. If you’re driving a model from 2011 or older, this might be the culprit. Read the rest of this entry »
2019 Acura RDX Rally Cycling Official Vehicle
It’s that time of year when everyone is heading outdoors to enjoy the weather. A favorite pastime among many is cycling. For some, it’s more than just a pastime. Rally Cycling has 16 riders in its men’s team and thirteen riders on the women’s team. It’s one of the most successful teams in the U.S. and is supported by its partnership with Rally Health, a program that helps encourage healthy lifestyle choices. Acura also proudly sponsors Rally Cycling and this is the brand’s seventh year of sponsorship. For 2018, we see the 2019 Acura RDX has just been unveiled as to represent the Rally Cycling teams along each leg of the Amgen Tour of California as the Official Vehicle of Rally Cycling. Read the rest of this entry »
2018 Memorial Day Events Washington D.C.
Not every holiday is one that is necessarily meant to be celebrated. We don’t cheer for Memorial Day in the same way that we might for other holidays because it is one that exists as a tribute. A small way to honor the many soldiers who have died or been disabled in combat. There are many ways to honor this sacrifice, and one of them is certainly to go about living our lives and enjoying the freedom of living in America. If you’d also like to take a moment to get in touch with your patriotic side, here are some 2018 Memorial Day events in the Washington D.C. area. Read the rest of this entry »
Where to get a car wash and detailing in Washington D.C.
When you come to our service center here at Karen Radley Acura, we’ll happily give you a car wash and vacuum the interior. We know, though, that our location is quite the drive for Washington D.C. residents who aren’t in need of any other service. Keep us in mind when you need to make a service or maintenance appointment, but these are some of the best places where you can get a car wash and complete detailing in the area. Read the rest of this entry »