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06-29-2018, 12:52 PM
Replies: 337
Views: 46,538
Posted By warrenj3139

He confirms in the comments that this was a press...

He confirms in the comments that this was a press fleet vehicle, so my comment stands. He claims Acura was deciding between making the black wheels factory options or dealer options, and decided on...
06-29-2018, 12:26 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 14,967
Posted By warrenj3139

Alex on Autos says he did 0-60 in 5.7 seconds in...

Alex on Autos says he did 0-60 in 5.7 seconds in this video he posted today:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tX-17khwcYs
06-29-2018, 12:14 PM
Replies: 337
Views: 46,538
Posted By warrenj3139

Thanks for posting this. I wonder if Alex...

Thanks for posting this. I wonder if Alex purchased this or if Acura sent this model, because if its the latter, it looks to me like Acura consistently does whatever it can to NOT show off the...
06-28-2018, 05:22 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,212
Posted By warrenj3139

Yeah, I was gonna say. The new 2018 XC60 from...

Yeah, I was gonna say. The new 2018 XC60 from Volvo has a lease deal for $56k MSRP cars for 4k down, $514 a month, and that's a manufacturer deal pre-dealer negotiation. The lease deals on the new...
06-28-2018, 08:41 AM
Replies: 460
Views: 39,472
Posted By warrenj3139

Yeah I've been eyeing the A-Spec but am worried...

Yeah I've been eyeing the A-Spec but am worried about the lack of spare. About 2 months ago I got run off the road and into a curb and it shredded the sidewall of my tire. I was about 1 minute from...
06-27-2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 337
Views: 46,538
Posted By warrenj3139

Thanks. Can't take much from this review. They...

Thanks. Can't take much from this review. They compared the price of the Advance to the base price of all of the competitor models, for some reason -- except that they got the base price for the Q5...
06-21-2018, 05:15 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 12,654
Posted By warrenj3139

Also, a quick cars.com search shows several X3's...

Also, a quick cars.com search shows several X3's selling for $6-8k below MSRP, pre-haggle. Examples:

https://www.cars.com/vehicledetail/detail/738952303/overview/...
06-21-2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 12,654
Posted By warrenj3139

I'm in the DC area and after I submitted that...

I'm in the DC area and after I submitted that USAA result several dealers reached out ready to play ball at that price. The issues are (1) they don't tend to have that exact build on the lot (that's...
06-21-2018, 04:05 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 12,654
Posted By warrenj3139

The sticker is pricey on the X3, but I've done...

The sticker is pricey on the X3, but I've done the same configuration with the USAA buyers guide (including with ventilated seats, which is easier to find on the USAA guide) and it comes down almost...
06-21-2018, 10:09 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,444
Posted By warrenj3139

In 2015 I test drove a BMW 3 series that had it....

In 2015 I test drove a BMW 3 series that had it. It seemed cool but not essential. I tend to use Waze more than my car's navigation so that may be part of it as well. Might also be because I didn't...
06-21-2018, 09:33 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,444
Posted By warrenj3139

I'm also in the DC/Baltimore area and my thoughts...

I'm also in the DC/Baltimore area and my thoughts are pretty much 100% in line with yours. i love the look of the A-Spec wheels but worry about taking them through Rock Creek Drive, for instance. I...
06-13-2018, 12:37 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 12,654
Posted By warrenj3139

There are about 6 Acura dealers within ~30...

There are about 6 Acura dealers within ~30 minutes or so of where I live in Maryland, just outside of D.C.. And there are as many BMW and Audi dealers as well, and they are currently offering pretty...
06-13-2018, 12:04 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 12,654
Posted By warrenj3139

I paid $39.4k for my 17 RDX Advance AWD in...

I paid $39.4k for my 17 RDX Advance AWD in February, 2017. I don't remember what the MSRP was, but I'm fairly certain that was more than a $5k discount. There was no trade or other way the dealer was...
06-06-2018, 07:21 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,414
Posted By warrenj3139

Thanks. Interesting, if the list is $48,395, they...

Thanks. Interesting, if the list is $48,395, they priced in a discount on the wheels (assuming this is an AWD model). Wish others would do that as well.
06-06-2018, 06:03 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 13,691
Posted By warrenj3139

Thanks to both of you. This sounds promising. I...

Thanks to both of you. This sounds promising. I know I definitely need to try it for myself, but these impressions are encouraging. I've driven past the dealership that's very close to my house and...
06-06-2018, 06:00 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,414
Posted By warrenj3139

What are they listing as MSRP for these 2...

What are they listing as MSRP for these 2 variants? The black 19's give it some character IMO. Wish they were 20s and wish they weren't $2000.
06-06-2018, 04:57 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 13,691
Posted By warrenj3139

Thanks for the quick impressions. That's really...

Thanks for the quick impressions. That's really good to hear. I know there are safety benefits to Acura using the touch pad vs touch screen, but how would you compare the ease of using a touch pad vs...
06-06-2018, 03:45 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 13,691
Posted By warrenj3139

Can I make a request of you and all of the other...

Can I make a request of you and all of the other new owners out there to share your impressions of the True Touch Interface after you spend some extended time with it? Most review impressions have...
06-05-2018, 07:54 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,299
Posted By warrenj3139

Right. I know there's a separate thread shredding...

Right. I know there's a separate thread shredding the new QX50 from Infiniti so I won't veer off too much in that direction, but I honestly can't figure out their strategy. Aside from the base (no...
06-04-2018, 10:51 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,299
Posted By warrenj3139

I used the USAA car buying service, which...

I used the USAA car buying service, which captures market data and sometimes tacks on additional USAA incentives. I built an X3 that has all of the features of the Advance aside from remote start...
06-04-2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,299
Posted By warrenj3139

The car is hot right now. They can and should...

The car is hot right now. They can and should charge what they want. They should be careful though. With incentives, the other cars they typically undercut can do that to them instead. My USAA buying...
06-02-2018, 10:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 650
Posted By warrenj3139

I drove passed this dealership while picking up...

I drove passed this dealership while picking up dinner this evening. They have the blue aspec model in the window. That's the closest I've been to the car so far. It's beautiful. I suspect you'll see...
06-01-2018, 06:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,537
Posted By warrenj3139

I saw a black XC40 R Design today while picking...

I saw a black XC40 R Design today while picking up my younger son for school. I have to say -- I found it quite attractive sitting on its 20" wheels. A little squat for sure, but in my opinion, it's...
06-01-2018, 12:04 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,569
Posted By warrenj3139

This is true. You can pretty much get any...

This is true. You can pretty much get any possible configuration on a BMW that you could want. You just have to pay a lot for it. I'm not happy with the choices I'm going to have to make with respect...
06-01-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,569
Posted By warrenj3139

So do I go with the Aspec Blue/Red interior that...

So do I go with the Aspec Blue/Red interior that I've had my eyes on since the first reveal of the 19 RDX, or do I suck up the extra (excessive?) chrome of the Advance, swap out the rims ($2k-3k,...
05-31-2018, 12:06 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,076
Posted By warrenj3139

I'm quite annoyed I'm going to have to choose...

I'm quite annoyed I'm going to have to choose between these options as well, and would've happily paid for both. Oh well, more first world problems.
05-30-2018, 04:46 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 12,814
Posted By warrenj3139

Just found my old email negotiations and saw that...

Just found my old email negotiations and saw that I got down to a final price of $39.4k for a 2017 Advance in February, 2017. I think it's safe to say I won't get anywhere near that price for an 2019...
05-30-2018, 04:11 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,603
Posted By warrenj3139

Thanks for your impressions. That's good to hear....

Thanks for your impressions. That's good to hear. Looking forward to sitting in one and trying for myself -- just have to decide when.
05-29-2018, 07:02 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,076
Posted By warrenj3139

My brain knows you're right. My heart wants to...

My brain knows you're right. My heart wants to see it. In my defense, I ended up in my current car without much time to research -- I was in a head on collision that totaled my then 3-month old 5...
05-29-2018, 06:33 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,076
Posted By warrenj3139

I'm 5-10 minutes away. My issue is whether I feel...

I'm 5-10 minutes away. My issue is whether I feel like trying to convince my wife that's it's critical that I miss family dinner to attend a new car unveiling when my current lease doesn't expire for...
05-29-2018, 04:44 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,076
Posted By warrenj3139

I don't think my closest dealership (Chevy Chase,...

I don't think my closest dealership (Chevy Chase, MD) has any to come see yet. They are doing an open house I just received an invite for on the evening of June 4th. Cocktails, beverages and a ticket...
05-29-2018, 04:38 PM
Replies: 337
Views: 46,538
Posted By warrenj3139

Interesting. According to the Acura website, if...

Interesting. According to the Acura website, if you build an 18 RDX Advance now, the Remote Start is included. Same for a 18/19 TLX Advance. For both the Tech RDX and the Tech/Aspec TLX, the price is...
05-29-2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 337
Views: 46,538
Posted By warrenj3139

99.9% sure mine was included as I don't remember...

99.9% sure mine was included as I don't remember negotiating it separately, and I knew it was a feature I wanted. The 2018 TLX Advance also includes it (option on the Aspec) so I'm fairly certain...
05-29-2018, 02:07 PM
Replies: 337
Views: 46,538
Posted By warrenj3139

Thanks for this. So Remote Start is no longer...

Thanks for this. So Remote Start is no longer included in the Advance (or any other model) but is an add-on accessory? That's a step back from my wife's 2017 RDX Advance. I guess they have to cut...
05-28-2018, 05:33 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,603
Posted By warrenj3139

Completely! lol

Completely! lol
05-28-2018, 05:24 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,603
Posted By warrenj3139

I've been lurking on this forum for quite some...

I've been lurking on this forum for quite some time due to my excitement over the 2019 RDX. This thread made me finally log in and post. I'm very disappointed with the Apple Car Play integration. I...
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