08-03-21

Mazda Lease Returns near Santa Maria

Santa Maria area drivers have a few options when it comes to returning a lease. In fact, there's three options, so you can choose the one that best suits your needs. Our lease flexibility is just one of the ways that we strive to provide Nipomo area drivers with a modernly convenient auto experience. Whether you're interested in leasing a Mazda car and then buying it or you're just looking to lease it and then replace your lease with another lease, lease options abound. If you know your lease options and would like to speak with one of our team members to go over various options, then feel free to contact our dealership to speak with a sales team member directly.

Option #1: Turn in Your Vehicle & Purchase or lease a new Mazda

With this option, drivers can turn in their current lease and either opt for a new lease or purchase a new Mazda. This option makes for convenient option if you're uncertain whether you'd like to purchase or lease a new vehicle. Just return your lease and see what kind of purchase and lease options are available by speaking with our sales team. If you're looking for a smaller or larger vehicle, then this makes for an excellently convenient lease return option.

Option #2: Purchase the Vehicle you're currently Driving

You have the option to purchase your currently leased vehicle. You've already spent a good deal of time driving your current vehicle, so if you'd like to keep it by buying it, then you can! This option just has drivers purchasing their vehicle as a used vehicle. You can get an auto loan or finance package, switching your monthly payments from lease in nature to finance. Feel free to reach out to our in-house finance team to go over potential auto loan and finance packages. You can also utilize our online finance center to fill out a finance application right from the comfort of home.

Option #3: Return your Vehicle to your Mazda Dealership

If you wish, you also have the freedom to just return your vehicle to your local Mazda dealership. Grover Beach and Arroyo Grande drivers can just return their vehicles to a local Mazda dealership to fully end the lease. Once ended, drivers can either browse our new vehicle inventory to buy a new Mazda; browse our used vehicle inventory to buy a used vehicle; or browse our inventory to find a new vehicle to lease.

Online Finance Solutions

Our online finance center makes finding an auto finance solution a breeze. From getting a vehicle trade-in right from home to filling out an online finance application, drivers can take care of nearly every aspect of the auto finance experience online. Of course, for the drivers looking to take care of things the classic way, you can always contact our dealership to speak with one of our in-house finance professionals.

Contact Santa Maria Mazda

Have a few lingering questions about your leasing options? Feel free to contact our dealership to speak with one of our team members! Our team of professionals is ready to work with drivers from all over Nipomo to find a lease return option that best suits your unique needs. Whether you're looking to continue leasing your current vehicle, looking to buy it, looking to switch leases, or just looking to return your lease; our team is ready to help. Call our dealership to get in touch with a Santa Maria Mazda team member today.

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05-24-21

2021 Mazda CX-9 vs 2021 Buick Enclave

Santa Maria drivers often want a midsize SUV for the right blend of safety, comfort, technology, and power. The 2021 Buick Enclave claims to be able to do all of these well. However, the 2021 Mazda CX-9 does it better.

The Mazda CX-9 is More Powerful

Power is always a boon in an SUV around San Luis Obispo. The Buick Enclave answers this call with a 3.6-liter V6 engine that pumps out 266 pound-feet of torque. That's a decent number and decent power to get you around town. The Mazda CX-9 brings a 2.5-liter turbocharged engine that produces 310 pound-feet of torque. That is a significant boost over the Buick Enclave. Not only does that give drivers more power to tackle the road, but it provides more versatility and ample performance overall. For example, it gives a towing capacity of 3,500 pounds. Take the Mazda CX-9 out for a trip to the lake, and bring your boat too.

The Mazda CX-9 Has More Entertainment Features

Intuitive infotainment systems are must-haves in SUVs near Lompoc. While the Buick Enclave does come with a Wi-Fi Hotspot standard in its base trim, everything else is optional. Find music features like the AM/FM stereo, HD radio, an MP3 player, and an auxiliary audio input standard in the base Mazda CX-9. Also, find smart device integration through Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, both standard as well. And find a Wi-Fi hotspot standard in this SUV. The Mazda CX-9 simply comes with more upfront, allowing you access to the stations and songs you just can't drive without.

The Mazda CX-9 Adds More Comfort Features

It is no secret that the Buick Enclave has a decent list of comfort and convenience features near Arroyo Grande. Yet, that list does not live up to what the Mazda CX-9 brings to the table. Only the Mazda CX-9 puts standard adaptive cruise control in the base model with optional fog lamps. Take the stress out of your drive and let your SUV adapt to the road ahead of you. What if you find yourself in the middle of a rainstorm? The Mazda CX-9 has you covered with Rain Sensing and Variable Speed Intermittent wipers, two pieces of technology the Buick Enclave simply does not have. Be prepared for anything in the Mazda CX-9.

The Mazda CX-9 is Safety-Focused

Safety is a huge factor in any SUV. While the Buick Enclave comes with a few standard safety features, drivers who are safety conscious will want to turn their attention towards the Mazda CX-9. Discover standard brake assist for those moments when extra assistance is needed. Worried about blind spots? With the blind spot monitor, you can always be alerted when another vehicle or object is in your blind spot. Similarly, stay right in your lane with lane departure warnings and lane-keeping assist. Cross-traffic alerts and auto-leveling headlights round out the Mazda CX-9's list of standard safety features. If you wish to drive a vehicle that puts your safety first, then choose the Mazda CX-9.

Only One SUV Comes Out on Top

The 2021 Mazda CX-9 simply does more and does it better than the 2021 Buick Enclave. Discover more of what you love and what you need in the Mazda CX-9, and start planning your future road trips around Nipomo or Grover Beach today. Want to learn more about this SUV? Schedule a test drive to see it in person. A test drive puts you right behind the wheel to see how it all drives. Do you have other questions? Feel free to send us your questions. We are more than happy to answer them.

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04-27-21

Are You Excited for the Upcoming 2022 Mazda MX-30? You Should Be

If you've been waiting for an electric vehicle from Mazda, your wait is nearly over, and if you haven't, you'll want to see what the Mazda MX-30 is bringing to the table. There are a lot of fun new design ideas that Mazda is using in this SUV, and we can't wait to tell you all about them at Santa Maria Mazda.

The First All-Electric Model from Mazda

The Mazda MX-30 has a lot going for it. Its electric motor provides 144 horsepower and 200 pound-feet of torque off of a 35.5 kWh lithium-ion battery. When you're at a DC fast-charging station, you'll be able to go from a 20%-full battery to 80% in about 36 minutes, allowing you to get back on the road quick.

You can expect the same terrific ride and safety that comes with every Mazda around Nipomo when you get your hands on a Mazda MX-30. It will come with the latest technology in i-Activsense, including new detection technology for monitoring the curb, and not just the lane markings, for Lane Keep Assist.

This new electric SUV will be available here in California this fall, and Mazda plans to introduce more electrified models to the San Luis Obispo area soon. A plug-in hybrid for larger platforms and a traditional hybrid for a new Mazda crossover are in the works.

Innovative Design

With new internals comes a chance to redesign some things about the Mazda MX-30. Though very similar to the Mazda CX-3 at first glance, this EV was designed with a new direction in mind to match the modern lifestyle.

One of the most striking design choices you'll notice are the freestyle doors. Both the front and back doors open away from the center, allowing you to get a wide-open cabin. You'll not only have an easier time getting in and out as you need to, but you'll also be able to sit in your car without feeling disconnected from the beautiful outdoors of Grover Beach. Mazda's hope is that you'll find new and creative ways to make this car truly your own.

Open Design and Responsible Materials

Electric vehicles represent an eco-friendly and environmentally minded future, so Mazda has taken steps to include those ideals in the very design of the cabin. Across the interior, you'll find elements that evoke the image of floating, from the island gear shift to the light center armrest. These airy motifs communicate the responsibility every one of us has to ensure our children and their children can breathe clean air around Arroyo Grande for generations to come.

Several of the materials used in the interior are recycled from waste products or made from low-impact and sustainable sources. The door trim is made from recycled plastic bottles, giving it a fibrous quality that continues that theme of air. The Heritage Cork in the console tray is harvested from the bark of trees without felling. You'll find these sorts of responsible materials everywhere you look in the Mazda MX-30.

Plans for a Plug-In Hybrid Variant

If you're hoping for a hybrid variant of this model for your Lompoc drives, you're in luck. Although we don't know much, Mazda has confirmed that a PHEV variant of the Mazda MX-30 will be coming at some point. It will use a rotary generator, but only to charge the battery. This gives you an extended range with a surprisingly quiet gas engine and consistent performance. Keep an eye on this space to hear more about when the Mazda MX-30 plug-in hybrid will be available.

Pickup Your Mazda MX-30 This Fall in Santa Maria

It won't be long before you can get one of these electric SUVs for yourself. We'll be sure to get them in stock as soon as we can, so keep an eye on our inventory at Santa Maria Mazda! If you have any questions, feel free to contact us. We look forward to letting you test drive the upcoming 2022 Mazda MX-30!

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04-27-21

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety Awards the Top Safety Pick+ Award to Every Tested Mazda

We can say how committed Mazda is to your safety around Arroyo Grande all we like at Santa Maria Mazda, but it will never have the same weight as the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) saying it. Every year, the IIHS gives out two sets of awards for the safest models of the year: Top Safety Pick and Top Safety Pick+. For the second year in a row, every single Mazda vehicle the IIHS tested won a Top Safety Pick+ award.

What Does it Take to Win the Top Safety Pick+ Award?

In order to win either award, the car must receive good ratings in six crashworthiness tests: driver-side small overlap front, passenger-side small overlap front, moderate overlap front, side, roof strength and head restraint.

To win just a Top Safety Pick award, the model must have front crash prevention driver-assist technology available with an advanced or superior rating for both vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-pedestrian. It must also have acceptable or good headlights available.

To win a Top Safety Pick+ award, however, these features must be standard, and that’s exactly what Mazda has done across its lineup. The only 2021 models in the lineup that didn't win this award are the Mazda MX-5 Miata and Mazda MX-5 Miata RF sports cars, which the IIHS did not test.

Mazda's Commitment to You

Mazda continually improves and advances its safety technology to be the best that it can be and still be standard in every model. Mazda's i-Activsense covers all sorts of amazing technologies like its Advanced Smart City Brake Support with Pedestrian Detection, which allowed Mazda models to receive superior ratings on vehicle-to-vehicle front crash prevention, and several also received superior ratings for vehicle-to-pedestrian front crash prevention.

This system also includes High Beam Control and Adaptive Front-Lighting System. These systems help you by turning your high beams on and off depending on the surrounding traffic conditions in San Luis Obispo and turn the headlights to provide extra light around curves. You'll find LED projector headlights on every Mazda model, giving you high-quality lighting on Lompoc roads.

More Amazing Driver-Assist Technology for Safe Drives Around Grover Beach

Mazda doesn't just have the features the IIHS looks for. Each model also includes Blind Spot Monitoring with Rear Cross Traffic Alert. The first part of this feature alerts you if there is a car in your blind spot, preventing you from accidentally merging into the path of another vehicle. The second part will alert you if you're backing out of a Nipomo parking space or in a similar scenario and a car is crossing your path. That way, you can be alert to dangers even when you can't see them.

Many Mazda models also include Driver Attention Alert. When you are driving above 40 mph, the system learns your driving patterns. It watches you inputs and how the vehicle moves to establish a baseline. Then if it ever detects your behavior drifting from the learned data in a way that suggests you may be losing concentration or focus, it will warn you and suggest you take a break with a chime and a notification in the Multi-Information Display.

Enjoy Some of the Safest Models of 2021 in Santa Maria

We have a variety of incredible models for you at Santa Maria Mazda. Whether you want a sedan, hatchback or any size of SUV, we'll be happy to provide you with an incredible model with the latest safety features. We'll be happy to help with any questions or concerns you have, so don't hesitate to contact us!

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02-11-21

Which New Mazda SUV Will You Choose?

Mazda offers drivers in Santa Maria a line of family-friendly SUVs that do not sacrifice driving dynamics to be practical. If you are ready to buy a new car online near San Luis Obispo, we recommend checking out these impressively well-rounded vehicles and what they have to offer you. Now is an excellent time to finally bring home the SUV that has everything your family needs from Santa Maria Mazda.

Mazda CX-3

The sporty Mazda CX-3 has been a popular option for some time. With an impressive list of standard driver assistance features, this is an SUV you can feel confident in when driving your family around town and beyond. The cabin is also upscale and comfortable, offering everyone a place to relax. The driver can appreciate the fact that this vehicle gives you satisfying acceleration and great fuel economy, a combination that many rivals struggle with. This Mazda CX-3 comes in one fully-loaded trim, with feature highlights including remote keyless entry, voice recognition, a push-button start, and smartphone integration tools.

Mazda CX-30

A newer option in the lineup near Lompoc, the Mazda CX-30 is an athletic SUV that checks all of the boxes. It has two different engines to choose from, including one that can make up to 250 horsepower when you go with premium fuel. This is another option with an impressive list of standard equipment, making it a new SUV for sale near Arroyo Grande that you will not want to miss. Of course, like all Mazda SUVs, the Mazda CX-30 has a sleek exterior design and a sophisticated interior. And despite its smaller appearance, this compact option gives you plenty of space for your gear. The entry-level model has fun features such as HD radio, an eight-speaker audio system, and a seven-inch digital instrument cluster standard.

Mazda CX-5

Need something with a bit more room to stretch out? The Mazda CX-5 is the largest two-row option in the Mazda SUV family. It, too, can be had with two different engines, including the fun turbocharged one available for the Mazda CX-30. The Mazda CX-5 shows off the same sporty handling and engaging driving dynamics found on Mazda's SUVs. Technology features, both for entertaining and protecting, are numerous here as well. The new Mazda CX-5 shows off a 10.25-inch touchscreen and comes standard with both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. No matter which of the six trim levels you choose near Nipomo, you will find this SUV is practical, comfortable, and smart.

Mazda CX-9

Some people believe a three-row SUV cannot be athletic. These people have never driven a Mazda CX-9. It has seating for up to six or seven, depending on the model, and plenty of power for getting around. The luxurious cabin makes the Mazda CX-9 popular with the whole family, with standard features for this SUV including a Wi-Fi hotspot, smartphone integration, heated front seats, alloy wheels, and tri-zone automatic climate control. Further adding to its appeal as a family vehicle is the extensive list of driver aids found in the iActivsense bundle that comes standard near Grover Beach. They include pedestrian detection, rear cross-traffic alert, blind-spot monitoring, lane departure warning, and adaptive cruise control.

Test Drive a Mazda SUV Today at Santa Maria Mazda

Our team is here to tell you more about the Mazda SUV lineup and what the individual options have to offer you. Reach out to us today, or visit us here at Santa Maria Mazda. We would be happy to discuss our Mazda SUV lease deals and other financing options available to you. Our goal is to have you drive home in the vehicle that you have been dreaming of! Get started online today with our Value Your Trade tool.

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12-22-20

Check Out How the Mazda CX-30 Compares to the Buick Encore GX

Shoppers will find the new 2021 Mazda CX-30 here at Santa Maria Mazda. The CX-30 is the latest addition to the Mazda crossover lineup, with a spacious interior and lots of value. We want to show you some of the best aspects of the new CX-30, so we compared it to a top luxury competitor: the new Buick Encore GX.

You can find the new Mazda CX-30 here in Santa Maria, CA, with all the latest Mazda lease deals available online. Test drive this new crossover and talk to our finance center about your best purchase or lease options. We also offer a free trade-in tool to help you get an estimate for your old ride. Today, visit Santa Maria Mazda is located on E Battles Rd and less than 30 miles outside of Lompoc, CA.

2021 CX-30 vs Encore GX: Performance

The powertrain of the Mazda CX-30 may not rival many sports cars, but even this mild-mannered engine supersedes the most powerful engine available on the Buick Encore GX. The standard SKYACTIV® propulsion system of the CX-30 generates 186-horsepower and 186 pound-feet of torque, versus the 155-horsepower and 174 pound-feet of the Buick Encore GX's inline three-cylinder engine. Overall, the Mazda CX-30 offers the driver more control and more precise handling than the drive of the Encore GX.

The CX-30 is also an excellent choice for commuters and road trip enthusiasts in Grover Beach. This subcompact SUV's standard performance allows it to travel up to 31 mpg on the highway, whereas the Buick Encore GX falls short, traveling 29 mpg on the highway. Buick models, especially SUVs, are generally not well-known for their fuel economy.

2021 CX-30 vs Encore GX: Features

Despite Buick's status as a "luxury brand," the Encore GX falls a bit short in terms of standard features available on all trims. This SUV offers various conveniences, but many of these must be added on with the purchasing of higher trim levels or additional upgrade packages. Aside from its many standard safety features, the Mazda CX-30 features a more luxurious and high-quality interior. Standard features include remote engine start through Mazda Connected Services, LED brake lights, and LED headlamps. These features cost extra on the Encore GX, which features more outdated halogen headlamp bulbs.

2021 CX-30 vs Encore GX: Safety

Both of these SUVs share similar safety features to keep Arroyo Grande, CA drivers safe in the event of an accident. Still, the Mazda CX-30 offers a few extra applications to prevent collisions. All CX-30 trims come standard with i-ACTIVSENSE® driver-assist features, including Mazda Radar Cruise Control, Lane Departure Warning, and Lane-Keep Assist. These features have equivalents on the Buick Encore GX but cost extra to add to base trim levels.

The Mazda CX-30 offers shoppers near San Luis Obispo a wider variety of standard features for a starting price more than $3,000 lower than the Buick Encore GX.

2021 CX-30 vs Encore GX: Interior

While the Buick Encore GX comes from an established luxury brand, the interior of the Mazda CX-30 earned a bit more praise by critics for its more welcoming nature. The interior of the Mazda CX-30 may fall a bit short on cargo space, but has a lot of comfort for all five passengers. Our Mazda subcompact SUV offers much more interior legroom, hip room, and rear headroom than its top competition from Buick. The CX-30 is also more lightweight overall, giving it a bit of an edge in fuel economy.

Test Drive the Mazda CX-30 Today

If the 2021 Mazda CX-30 sounds like your style then you should come check one out here at Santa Maria Mazda today! Contact our sales team to schedule a test drive and use our speedy directions for the best route from your home. You will find our dealership conveniently less than 15 minutes away from Nipomo, CA. See you soon!

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12-21-20

Comparing the new Mazda CX-30 to the Chevy Trailblazer

The 2021 Mazda CX-30 made its grand debut recently and shoppers can find this compact crossover available here at Santa Maria Mazda. Our latest compact crossover stands out for its luxury, fun-filled drive, and a wide selection of advanced safety features. However, recently, Chevrolet unveiled a returning champion that provides strong competition in the compact crossover lineup: the 2021 Chevy Trailblazer. Let us discuss some of the key areas where the Mazda CX-30 stands out above its competitor from Chevy.

Shoppers will find the 2021 CX-30 here at Santa Maria Mazda, located less than 35 minutes outside of San Luis Obispo, CA. Use our handy directions for the best route and contact our team in Santa Maria, CA for a test drive!

CX-30 vs Trailblazer- Interior

What the Mazda CX-30 lacks in available cargo space, it more than makes up for quality and class on the inside. This new compact crossover comes styled with a rich assortment of high-end materials, including available leather seating and other exquisite interior decoration accents. The base trims of the Chevy Trailblazer fall a bit short in terms of interior design, constructed mostly from hard plastics and other cheap-looking interior materials. Different leather and vinyl upholstery patterns are available on the Trailblazer, but for a higher premium.

CX-30 vs Trailblazer: Performance

A good SUV needs to go beyond mere good looks alone; it should also have a performance to match! When it comes to power under the hood, the Mazda CX-30 has a drive that daily commuters and road trippers in Lompoc will enjoy thanks to its standard 186-horsepower SKYACTIV engine, generating 186 pound-feet of torque. Mazda has also announced more powerful CX-30 models to debut in the future, including an available turbocharged performance. The current Chevy Trailblazer performance falls short in power, even now, generating 155-horsepower and 174 pound-feet. The Trailblazer's performance is also a built less thrilling whereas, the Mazda CX-30 is specially designed to bring the driver and car together in perfect harmony.

The Mazda CX-30 also presents a preferable choice for commuters near Arroyo Grande in terms of its fuel economy. The SKYACTIV propulsion system sips gas and enables the CX-30 to travel up to 31 mpg on the highway, versus the 30 mpg highway performance of the Chevy Trailblazer. The CX-30 is also the more lightweight of the two SUVs, saving more fuel in the long-run.

CX-30 vs Trailblazer: Technology

Not only is the new CX-30 a luxurious SUV for an affordable price, but it also offers shoppers a lot more for their money! On the outside, shoppers will find LED exterior lights standard on all trims, with available Signature, LED lights adding more style. The Chevy Trailblazer, despite being all-new, still features less illuminating and more energy-consuming halogen headlights, with LED bulbs only available.

Another popular aspect of the Mazda CX-30 is its interior technology, including the standard Mazda i-ACTIVSENSE® Driver Assistive Features. These semi-autonomous features come included on every trim level and provide Nipomo drivers with the utmost clarity and assistance in preventing accidents. Standard features like the Mazda Radar Cruise Control with Stop & have their equivalents on the Chevy Trailblazer but only come available on more expensive trim levels. The Mazda CX-30 also comes standard with steering-wheel-mounted cruise controls, Advanced Keyless Entry with push-button start, rain-sensing windshield wipers, and HD Radio, all of which cost extra to add to the Chevy Trailblazer.

Test Drive the Mazda CX-30 Today

Shoppers will find the new Mazda CX-30 at Santa Maria Mazda, conveniently less than 25 minutes outside of Grover Beach, CA. We invite you to check out our current new Mazda special offers to see how you can save, then start the financing process online by getting an estimate for your trade and applying online through our finance center. Schedule a test drive today to learn more!

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10-30-20

Experience the Exciting New Mazda3 in Santa Maria, CA

If you'd like a perky compact car to get around quicker in Santa Maria, CA, the new Mazda3 is ideal. Already one of the most exciting cars to drive, Mazda added two more engines to the 3's lineup for an even more thrilling ride. It also has more available driver assistance features. Santa Maria Mazda has the new Mazda3 for sale or lease near San Luis Obispo. Financing is available, and our team will help you find the best plan for your budget and lifestyle.

The Madza3 Has Sporty Handling and Gets Excellent Gas Mileage

You'll like the sporty handling and swift acceleration you get with the new Mazda3. Its tight body control, responsive steering, and strong brakes are great for navigating curvy roads in Lompoc, CA. The Mazda3 is small enough that you can park it almost anywhere, and its easy to maneuver in narrow lanes or tight traffic. There are now three available engines in the Mazda3, including:

  • Standard: 155-horsepower four-cylinder motor
  • Optional: 186-horsepower four-cylinder engine
  • Optional: turbocharged 250-horsepower four-cylinder motor

People in Arroyo Grande who are trying to cut fuel costs will appreciate that the new Mazda3 gets 34 mpg in the city and 41 mpg on the highway when properly equipped. It comes standard with front-wheel drive, but i-Activ all-wheel drive is available for better traction on wet streets.

Enjoy Upscale Materials and Ample Cargo Space in the New Mazda3

Get inside the new Mazda3, and you'll be captivated by the upscale materials in its stylish cabin. Higher trims have Matte silver trim and leather upholstery. The Mazda3 is available in hatchback or sedan. Sedans come standard with cloth upholstery, while the hatchback comes with synthetic leather. Nipomo, CA drivers who pack heavily for trips will want the Mazda3 hatchback, which has 20.1 cubic feet of cargo space behind its rear seats. The sedan has a 13.1 cubic-foot trunk. Standard features in the new Mazda3 include:

  • An 8.8-inch infotainment display
  • Automated emergency braking with pedestrian detection
  • Push-button start

Test Drive the New Mazda3 at Santa Maria Mazda

The new Mazda3 has peppy acceleration, spry handling, and a plush, attractive interior. Santa Maria Mazda has a wide array of Mazda3 trims for sale near Grover Beach. Contact us to schedule a test drive in one, or stop by our dealership in person to experience Mazda quality firsthand.

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