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 »
Do you have to get your Acura serviced at a dealership?
For many people, service and maintenance work is just a part of owning a car, but for those who own a luxury vehicle like those offered here at Karen Radley Acura, it’s a different story. Every vehicle is an investment, but letting your 2017 Acura RLX fall apart is just not an option. When you own something you truly enjoy, you want to take care of it. Maybe even baby it a little. Which is why so many people as us, do you have to get your Acura serviced at a dealership? Read the rest of this entry »
2018 Acura RLX vs 2017 Acura RLX
One of the most common questions we get is, “So what’s been changed for this model year?” It makes sense to ask, particularly in the fall when we might have 2017 vehicles in the lot at the same time as new 2018 models. Sometimes there are updates to the design that make the changes obvious, but other times you have to dig a bit deeper. So in comparing the 2018 Acura RLX vs 2017 Acura RLX, what are the major changes? Read the rest of this entry »
Best things to do on Labor Day Weekend 2017 Washington D.C.
Remember how much you enjoyed the sizzling barbeque and evening fireworks on the 4th of July? Well, all the things that make summer feel like summer are coming to a close, and Labor Day is the last holiday that will feel like it’s truly the most relaxing season. Kids are going back to school, or maybe even heading off to college, so it’s a great time to come together. Here are some of the best things to do in the Washington D.C. area for the 2017 Labor Day weekend. Read the rest of this entry »
What’s the best time to view the solar eclipse in Washington D.C.?
Solar eclipses aren’t exactly rare, as we see can track them happening every few years. But not necessarily where we will see them. It’s been 99 years since a total eclipse was visible in a band that extends the entire length of the U.S., and the first total eclipse seen within any U.S. state since 1991, when only Hawaiians received the privilege. Naturally, there are plenty of people excited to see it, even for those of us who will only be viewing a partial eclipse. Then again, with the even occurring on a Monday, and past the lunch hour, you may be wondering what the best time is to go out and view it here in the Washington D.C. area. Read the rest of this entry »
Why did Acura discontinue the TSX?
When you look at some automakers, you might be overwhelmed with the choices. This can especially be the case in brands that have a long history, or simply tend to treat every trim like an individual model. You should always do careful research before purchasing a luxury car, but sometimes it feels like things are overcomplicated on purpose. Here at Karen Radley Acura, we think driving is a simple pleasure, and finding the perfect car should be easy. The current lineup includes just six vehicles, but sometimes shoppers are surprised to see old staples have been discontinued. If that’s you, you may be wondering why Acura discontinued the TSX. Read the rest of this entry »
Exterior Color Options 2018 Acura RDX
It’s not difficult to choose the 2018 Acura RDX. Once you read about the 279-horsepower engine and various convenience features, it seems like a solid choice. We know once you get behind the wheel, your fate is sealed. The only thing left to consider is which of the seven exterior color options is the right choice to perfectly highlight your new, luxury SUV. Read the rest of this entry »
What does P-AWS stand for in Acura models?
When it comes to everyday handling, many shoppers are starting to look for cars that have all-wheel drive. Those who take their vehicle to the track have long noticed that the drivetrain helps with stability as all four tires work to keep traction, but this can also mean a significant dip to fuel economy. Many shoppers may have noticed that Acura models that appear to be front-wheel drive are listed as P-AWS®, so what is this and how does it work? Read the rest of this entry »
2017 Acura ILX power and performance
Puttering around. It’s a phrase nobody really likes to think they’re doing in a vehicle that can’t be driven on a golf course. Yet somehow, there are plenty of vehicles out there that provide an entry into an automaker’s lineup, but are best left skipped by anyone who has to do some highway driving. Acura is far from one of these automakers, as the power and performance specs of the 2017 Acura ILX prove. Read the rest of this entry »
If there’s one area where many manufactures are a bit tight-lipped, it’s their motorsports performance. It’s not that Acura doesn’t want you to see photos of the NSX in action, but rather that they aren’t related to direct sales. It’s a bit of a different look at the industry, but rest assured you can find plenty of action on Instagram. These are some of our favorite photos of the Acura NSX GT3 Rally Car. Read the rest of this entry »