Archive for August, 2017

How is the new 2018 Acura RLX different from last year?

Friday, August 25th, 2017
2018 Acura RLX vs 2017 Acura RLX

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? (more…)

Labor Day Weekend is your last holiday of the summer

Tuesday, August 15th, 2017
Best things to do on Labor Day Weekend 2017 Washington D.C.

Best things to do on Labor Day Weekend 2017 Washington D.C.

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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. (more…)

A total solar eclipse is coming for the first time in 99 years

Tuesday, August 8th, 2017
When is the 2017 solar eclipse in Washington D.C.

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. (more…)

Here’s how Acura settled on the 2017 lineup

Thursday, August 3rd, 2017
Why did Acura discontinue the TSX

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. (more…)