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2 Key Technology Features of the Mazda CX-5

The Mazda CX-5 is a popular crossover SUV equipped with technology features intended to provide a better driving experience. Two of its key technology features are SKYACTIV-VEHICLE DYNAMICS with G-Vectoring Control and Predictive I-Active AWD.

Mazda dedicated years to researching the technology for SKYACTIV-VEHICLE DYNAMICS with G-Vectoring Control. This feature automatically adjusts power delivery and vehicle weight for a less fatiguing ride. Although it's a subtle technology, you will probably notice it during long periods of travel. 

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Safety Features on the Mazda CX-9 Score 10/10

The U.S. News & World Report has given the 2018 Mazda CX-9 10 out of 10 for its safety features. Designed to give you a "sixth sense" for safety, the Mazda CX-9's i-ACTIVSENSE® technology alerts you to hazards to minimize collisions while you concentrate on the business of driving. At Santa Maria Mazda, we are especially impressed with:

Precollision safety technology i-ACTIVSENSE®

Using milliwave radar and cameras to keep you in tune with conditions on the road, i-ACTIVSENSE® is an extension of Mazda's Jinba Ittai philosophy, a mission to generate oneness between you and your car.

 

 

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2018 Mazda CX-3 Raising the Bar in Crossover Technology Innovation

The Mazda CX-3 is roaring into 2018 with a bevy of the most innovative technology features in its class. This popular subcompact crossover is equipped with everything you need to keep you connected both on and off the road. The Active Driving Display enables drivers to keep their eyes on the road while projecting pertinent data in the direct line of sight. The MAZDA CONNECT system responds to voice commands, ensuring that drivers are always focused on the road ahead.

What are you waiting for? The 2018 Mazda CX-3 is ready for you to take out for a test drive…
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2018 Mazda MX-5 Miata Defining Fun Everywhere it Goes


For decades, the Mazda Miata has been defining fun. The 2018 Mazda MX-5 Miata takes this role to a new level with its impressive host of unique technology features designed to make driving the most fun imaginable. Every Miata trim comes standard with a 7.0-inch touchscreen infotainment screen complete with HD radio compatibility and rotary control knob for additional access located in the vehicle's center console. The standard Bluetooth connectivity ensures phone and streaming audio capability. Wherever the road of life may take you, the Mazda MX-5 Miata will give you....
 
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The Well-Designed Mazda CX-9


The Mazda CX-9 is a popular three-row SUV. This vehicle is not only comfortable and powerful. It's also well-designed and aesthetically pleasing. The 2018 Mazda CX-9 is sleek and aerodynamic. It features a classic grille with horizontal bars. The headlights look unique. More compact than a traditional headlight, these LED fixtures provide powerful beams of light.

The CX-9 is meant to connote movement, even when it's standing still. It has an elongated hood like the luxury cars of old. The roof is tapered, for an aerodynamic boost. The CX-9 offers a moonroof as an optional feature. 
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Know What to Do When Your Tire Goes Flat

A flat tire can happen at any time, so it's important to know when to do when it happens to you. Follow these basic tips below and you'll be back on the road in no time.

Firstly, be sure to have the basic necessities for changing a tire in your vehicle at all times. This would include a car jack, warning devices (like flares and cones), a lug wrench, flashlight, tire tools, and a spare tire. Secondly, always try to stop or park in a safe location, turn your car completely off, and engage the parking brake. Thirdly…

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How to Test Your Vehicle Battery

While the vehicle battery is not the most expensive component of your car, it is one of the most important. The battery not only starts up the engine, but it also powers all the electronics in the vehicle. If the battery is not fully charged, then the vehicle may not start or may stop running.

In order to test the battery, you will need a voltmeter that is either analog or digital. Be sure to turn off the ignition and the lights. Connect the red test end to the positive terminal on the battery and then attach the black lead…

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Tire Maintenance to Prevent Hydroplaning

Most drivers will agree that no one wants to be caught driving in a rainstorm and lose control of their vehicle. It can be unnerving because there is little you can do once too much water piles up between your tires and the asphalt. This is why proper tire maintenance is so important for staying safe in adverse weather conditions.

While you can easily check your tires' pressure and tread levels yourself, having your tires rotated is something that you should leave to the professionals. If you do not have your tires rotated regularly, you risk having tread that wears…

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Tire Rotations: What You Should Know

Getting routine tire rotations will help ensure that your automobile's tires wear evenly. Furthermore, keeping your tires rotated as recommended will also increase gas mileage and help your vehicle run smoothly. Failing to have your vehicle's tires rotated could lead to hundreds of dollars in repairs.

In order to keep your vehicle's tires in optimal condition, you should have your tires rotated every 3,000 to 6,000 miles. During tire rotations, mechanics will remove the tires for inspection and place them back where they will wear evenly. The tires can be rotated from front to back…

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Your Tires Provide For You - Do The Same for Them

Your tires will provide you with many miles of good service, or at least they should as long as you provide them with good service. Good tire service includes keeping them properly inflated, balanced, rotated and aligned. Stop in at Santa Maria Mazda and we’ll inspect your tires and set up regular appointments for you.

One of the best ways to get the most miles out of your tires is to take care of them. At the first sign of problems, such as bulging, blisters, slow leaks, improper tread wear or vibrating ride, have your tires inspected or replaced…

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