What fluids should I check in my car?
Any car owner knows that cars need some upkeep. Okay, they need a lot of upkeep. One way you can make sure your car is doing okay is keeping its fluids topped off. Cars need a lot of different fluids, and some are more important than others. Fluids like motor oil need to be replenished otherwise your car will stop working. Washer fluid, meanwhile, isn’t nearly as essential. Keep reading to learn about what fluids you should regularly check in your Mazda. Read the rest of this entry »
Now that kids are back in school, drivers need to be aware of school zones and school bus laws. To be safe, we recommend that you yield any time you see a school bus pulled over with its lights on. Whether you’re on the opposite side of the road or following the school bus, there is a chance of a child coming across your path. Let’s take this opportunity to go over some of the school bus laws in the State of California because too many drivers just don’t know or flat out ignore school bus safety laws. Read the rest of this entry »
Going on a road trip should always be a fun experience. While that’s true, you should also make sure you’re prepared for the unexpected. Any time you go on an extended drive that might take you further away from civilization, you should make sure that you have the right emergency kit packed up. Keep reading to ensure that you will be ready for anything on your next long drive. Read the rest of this entry »
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is one of the most respected non-profit automotive organizations. Last month, the IIHS named the 2018 Mazda6 a Top Safety Pick, which is an accolade that should not be taken lightly. The IIHS stipulated that the car is a Top Safety Pick specifically when it is equipped with the optional Adaptive Front Lighting System (AFS). This incredible technology allows drivers to see more when turning around dark curves by swiveling the headlights. Find out what else makes the 2018 Mazda6 among the safest in its class. Read the rest of this entry »
So what does the RF stand for in the Mazda MX-5 Miata? Really Fast? Well, it can be, but it actually means “Retractable Fastback”. Basically, the Mazda MX-5 Miata has 2 different kinds of roofs; soft top, and hardtop. The Mazda MX-5 Miata RF is the hardtop version of the Mazda MX-5 Miata. Read the rest of this entry »
Labor Day is approaching once again and that always signals the end of summer. Luckily, it’s always like summertime in Southern California. But scientifically speaking, summer is coming to an and within the next month or so. If you are one of the many lucky ones who have off on Monday, September 3 for Labor Day, you may be wondering what you should do to celebrate. Check out a few of our ideas below. Read the rest of this entry »
As we get into the dog days of summer, it might be time to get a refresher of where some of the best ice cream places in the area are. Irvine is home to some delicious, refreshing spots with cold, dairy desserts. Check out some of our favorites and let us know which ones we missed! Read the rest of this entry »
Does MAZDA CONNECT™ have navigation services?
As smartphone integration technology becomes an expected standard for new vehicles to meet, Mazda’s smartphone connectivity service, MAZDA CONNECT™, continues to innovate and impress. Though some drivers may be wondering: Does MAZDA CONNECT™ have navigation services? We’ve broken down everything you need to know about this service’s navigational features. Read the rest of this entry »
With the almost space-age advancement in vehicle manufacturing technology, we’ve seen our models grow to perform better and longer than we ever thought possible. This is especially evident in the Mazda line, whose sedans, hatchbacks and crossovers are at or among the tops of their classes in almost every regard. However, you can only expect the precision and efficiency that comes from a Mazda vehicle when you’re taking care of its housekeeping items promptly, notably getting an oil change at the right time. So, if you’ve wondered “How often should my Mazda vehicle get an oil change?” our Tuttle-Click Mazda team has your answer! Read the rest of this entry »
MAZDA CONNECT™ is one of the groundbreakers in the world of automotive infotainment. Infotainment is exactly what it sounds like. It’s a program that provides necessary driving information as well as entertainment integration. Examples of such on most infotainment systems include navigation, calling, music, and personalized settings. Check out what is specifically included on MAZDA CONNECT™. Read the rest of this entry »