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Mazda6 Offers Safety and Control

The Mazda6 has no shortage of safety features. Its advanced stopping platforms and handling systems are only some of its highlights.

If a car has ever stopped unexpectedly in front of you, you know how quick you have to be. Sometimes hitting them is unavoidable, but with Mazda’s Smart City Brake Support, front-end collision can be avoided all together or at least the impact maybe lessened. The system is constantly sensing out in front of the car. If an object is detected, it will begin stopping. If the object is coming up fast, the system will apply the brakes…
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Is Your Exhaust Damaged? Explore the Signs of a Leak

Facing a severe problem like an exhaust leak can be tricky, especially if you aren't sure what to look for. Fortunately, there are several ways you can tell if you're dealing with an exhaust leak on your vehicle. These signs and symptoms are important to understand, as they can let you know when it's time to bring your car in for a check.

One of the most common signs of a leak is vibrations in your steering wheel. This, coupled with smaller leaks around your engine or a "hissing" sound when you turn on your car, can…

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How to Change Out Your Car's Flat Tire

If you have a tire go flat and you're safely off the road, here's how you can put a spare on yourself if you have everything you need to do so:

  • Only try to place a spare if you have safe conditions. A flat, paved surface. Your car could roll if it's on a hill.
  • Turn the engine off. Make sure the emergency or park brake is on.
  • Find your jack, spare tire, and necessary tools.
  • Before using the jack, loosen the lug nuts. 
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Mazda CX-3's Tech Engages All Senses

The Mazda CX-3 crossover is beloved and for good reason: with all the detail that’s gone into the technology features, drivers feel at ease and in control.

When you sit in the driver’s seat of a Mazda CX-3, you’ll notice the beautiful full-color display and Mazda’s modern twist on analog dials. Mazda also offers an available option of its Active Driving Display. This screen brings what’s most important to the forefront by projecting critical driving information right in front of your eyes on the driver’s dashboard above the vehicle’s gauge cluster.

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Summer Tires Grip the Roads

Your tires are one of the most important safety features of your vehicle. They make sure you can maintain traction with the road surface, enhancing handling during acceleration and braking.

In the spring and summer months, you need a tire that can withstand hot temperatures as well as rainy conditions. Summer tires are made out of a tread compound that includes sticky additives and has been designed for wet roads. That tread compound is relatively stiff, so it can keep its shape even when the roads are blazing hot.

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What controls in the Mazda MX-5 Miata help to maintain the driver’s attention on the road?

Drivers, especially drivers of small vehicles with awesome power, have an obligation to others and to themselves to keep their attention on the road. A momentary lapse can lead to tragic consequences. Drivers have battled with required actions that divert their attention from driving for decades. How many times has this led to accidents? No one knows. However, testimony points to the fact that such accidents have happened.

In the Mazda MX-5 Miata, Mazda engineers have alleviated many of the concerns surrounding driver attention diversion. The LED headlights turn on and off...

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What is the seating like in the Mazda CX-9?

The seating in the Mazda CX-9 comes in three rows with a potential for seven occupants. The first row includes bucket seats for the driver and a passenger. The second row comes standard with a bench seat with a passage to the third row. The third row of seats is a bench seat.

The base Sport trim comes with cloth upholstery, The Touring and Grand Touring trims come with leather upholstery. The Signature comes standard with Napa-leather upholstery. The second row has a split 60/40-fold down and reclining capability and a tilt and folds feature for easy access to…

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Signs Your Tires Need to be Replaced on Your Vehicle

The incorrect tire pressure affects your vehicle negatively in more ways than you might realize. If the tire pressure indicators are going off, here is what is happening with your car tires as a result.

The car tires that have too little air pressure are riding lower as more tread is now coming in contact with the road. If this persists, the car becomes harder to control and you run the risk of the tire having a blowout from all that added friction.

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How to Jump-Start Another Car


Jumper cables are an inexpensive item to keep in your vehicle’s emergency kit. They don’t take up much space, and with a little understanding and practice, you will be able to use them without a problem. The first thing to be aware of is that the two clamps on each end represent a positive and negative charge. The next thing is to be careful not to touch any other metal once you’ve started connecting them.

You begin by connecting the red/positive cable to the dead battery. Follow that with the black/negative cable. Continue the same…
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