Archive for December, 2016
How to Stop Properly Using ABS Brakes In the Snow
Anti-lock brakes are a wonderful invention that now come standard with just about every modern car. They go a long way toward making us feel safer in slippery condition, but when trying to brake in the snow, what is the proper way to stop in a vehicle equipped with ABS?
4 Mazda Drive For Good® Videos to Get Into the Holiday Spirit
There are many ways to celebrate the holiday season, but perhaps the best way is by giving back. That’s the goal of the Drive For Good® campaign, which selects a charitable organization each year to receive a significant donation. Moreover, Mazda will donate $150 to a charity each time a vehicle is purchased or leased during the campaign, as well as one hour of charitable service for each test drive. To help you get into this holiday spirit alongside Mazda, we’re sharing 4 Mazda Drive For Good® videos that are sure to warm your hearts.
Best Cars to Buy for 2017
If you asked 100 people what the best cars to buy are for the 2017 model year, you would probably receive a wide range of opinions. That’s why it’s important to look to experts in the automotive industry to see what they have to say. In the case of Mazda, the brand continues to rack up awards and receive recognition for its current lineup.
Mazda’s New Turbocharged Engine Earns Best Engine Award
Usually, the awards we highlight here on the Mazda of Lodi blog are for models in their entirety. Today, however, we’re here to highlight a single engine. The engine we are talking about is the 2.5-liter turbocharged power plant found in Mazda’s all-new 2016 CX-9 midsize SUV, which recently earned a 2017 Wards 10 Best Engines award.
How to Know If Your Manual Transmission Is Going Out?
All vehicles are susceptible to wear and tear over time, so vehicle repairs are going to be a guaranteed part of ownership. That said, some vehicle problems are feared more than others, and a bad transmission is one that any car driver wants to avoid at all costs. But, how do you know if your manual transmission is on the verge of going out? We may be able to help.
Ways to Celebrate Christmas 2016 Bergen County NJ
Here in Bergen County NJ, there are going to be many ways for you to celebrate the Christmas 2016 season, too many ways for us to detail all of them here. But, since the holiday season can be such a busy time, we decided to save you some time by compiling this quick list of events and activities you can attend to join in on the festivities in the area. Let us know about any we missed in the comments section at the bottom of this page.
2016 Mazda CX-9 Named One of the Best Trucks & Crossovers
When Mazda models earn awards, it’s a sign to Mazda designers and engineers that they are doing things right. But, it’s also a point of pride for those of us who provide the community with the latest Mazda vehicles, here at Mazda of Lodi. That’s why we are so thrilled to announce that the 2016 Mazda CX-9 was named one of the best trucks and crossovers, earning a spot on Car and Driver’s 10Best list.
What is the Most Comfortable Driving Position?
With so many manufacturers’ focus on creating the most comfortable seats, Mazda takes comfort one step further with its focus on driver position and pedal layout to make the most ideal setup possible. So that begs the question, what is the most comfortable driving position in a 2017 Mazda?
Why are the Mazda3 and MX-5 so Popular?
The 2017 Mazda3 and the 2016 MX-5 just keep winning awards from Car and Driver magazine. With their 10Best awards, which features more than 40 different makes and more than 400 new models, both models finished within the top 10. So just what makes the Mazda3 and MX-5 so popular?
How Do Mazda Auto Leveling Headlights Work?
Headlight technology has changed quite a bit over the years, and not just in the way of LED or HID lights. For example, some Mazda models may come equipped with auto leveling headlights, which can improve visibility and make nighttime driving safer. How do they work and how do you use them? Allow us to explain.