Archive for January, 2016
Best Car Commercials of 2015
Some of the most memorable commercials for TV viewers are car commercials. A particularly good car commercial will cause you to feel the emotion of driving the vehicle advertised. That’s something Mazda has always succeeded with, and now, Mazda is being named the 2015 Automotive Brand of the Year in the non-luxury category for its commercials.
Reasons Why Your Car Heater Won’t Work
During the colder months of the year, nobody wants their car’s heat to stop working. Unfortunately, it does happen. There may be many reasons why your car heater won’t work, and that is why we generally recommend you schedule an appointment with a qualified service technician. If you’d like to look into the problem yourself, however, we can help.
How to Update Mazda Navigation Maps
If your Mazda comes with a navigation system, you likely know just how useful it can be when traveling in unknown areas or when taking a road trip. But roads change from time to time, and in order to ensure your Mazda GPS system remains accurate, we’re going to explain to you how to update the Mazda navigation maps.
What Comes With the Mazda CX-5 i-ACTIVSENSE Package
There are many reasons drivers choose crossovers or SUVs over other models, but one of the key reasons is safety. When it comes to having an SUV to transport you and your family, nothing is more important than safety. Thankfully, the features that come with the 2016 Mazda CX-5 i-ACTIVSENSE Package are designed to give you the safety and peace of mind you need.
Should You Keep Your Gas Tank Half Full in Winter?
Those who drive in extreme cold weather conditions, such as winters in the northern part of the US, have likely heard it said that you should never let your fuel tank run down near empty when it’s particularly cold out. Some say the tank should be at least half full, while others say 1/4 full. It just depends on the individual. But is this truly fact or is it a myth? Should you keep your gas tank half full in winter?
Places to Eat for Valentine’s Day 2016 Bergen County NJ
One of the many things we love about northern New Jersey is that there is always something new to do and explore. Holidays are a great time for getting out and trying something new, and for Valentine’s Day, this is especially true for restaurants. So, with Valentine’s Day just around the corner, we’ve put together a list of places to eat for Valentine’s Day 2016 in Bergen County NJ.
Places to Work Out Bergen County NJ
So you’re probably wondering, why is a Mazda dealership helping me find places to work out? Well, the new year is in full swing, and we know plenty of our customers are setting new year’s resolutions to start 2016 happy and healthy. Therefore, we figured, why not compile a list of some of our picks for places to work out in Bergen County NJ? Take a look below and feel free to share your own workout spots in the comments.
Alternative to Diesel Engines
We’ve talked in the past about the advantages to Mazda’s diesel engine, currently unavailable in the US. But considering the recent controversy over VW diesel engines and some other potential factors, we understand that some drivers out there may now prefer to consider an alternative to diesel engines. The problem is, an electric or hybrid model isn’t for everyone, so what options do you have?
How to Replace Mazda Key Fob Battery
Like any battery, the battery in your Mazda’s key fob could go dead, requiring a replacement. But how do you open up the Mazda key fob? Although it is recommended you work with certified technicians at an authorized Mazda dealer to avoid damaging your key fob, it is your car after all, and sometimes you’ll want to handle your own maintenance. That’s why we’re here to show you how to replace the Mazda key fob battery (current for the 2016 model year).
What to Do If Your Car Gets Towed
Often times in busy or crowded areas, available parking space is not easy to find. This leads many drivers to give into the temptation to park illegally or park past the time allotted on the parking space sign. Usually you will get nothing more than a ticket for these infractions, but in other cases, it could lead to your car getting towed. If you’re reading this, there’s a good chance you’re wondering what to do if your car gets towed, and we have some answers.