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Bikes and Cars - Share the Road Safely

Whether you drive a car or a bicycle, your safety is important to us. Every year there seem to be more bike-related traffic accidents. We would like to offer you some helpful tips on how bicyclists and motorists can share the road and each reach their destinations safely.

Safety should always come first. Here are some tips.

  • Always signal when switching lanes and allow sufficient room.
  • Bicyclists should wear helmets and use front and rear lights. 
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Season Proof Your Car

You hear warnings to winter proof your car, but equally important is summer proofing your car. As much damage can happen from extreme heat as can happen in cold weather and snow. Here are some tips in protecting your car in summer, and making sure your battery is in ideal working shape.

If possible, keep your car parked in a cool or air conditioned area. This will help keep the oil, engine, and battery chemicals cooler. A cooler combination of these elements will help your battery work easier.  

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Stay Alert in the 2018 Mazda6

Take long trips confidently in the 2018 Mazda6. This popular mid-sized sedan is designed to provide you with assistance wherever you go.

You can get the Mazda6 with an advanced Lane Departure Warning System. Sensors around the body of the car work to keep track of the road markings around you. Should you start to drift into the next lane without using your turn signal, the car will let you know. It does this through audible and visual alerts. For even more protection, you can get the Lane-Keep Assist System.  

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New Mazda CX-3: A Crossover With Personality

With the Mazda CX-3, the world has been shown that subcompact crossovers no longer need to be boring. This innovative vehicle was designed for discerning drivers who want comfort, style, and power. From its subtle lines to its sophisticated interior, it will be tough to find anything wrong with this crossover.

Before you drive your new CX-3 off the lot, you will be able to personalize dozens of different details. You can choose from a wide variety of exterior colors including metallic gray, crystal blue, and jet black. 

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Drive Safer with the Advanced Technology of the 2018 Mazda6

The 2018 Mazda6 is a vehicle that will impress you with its advanced suite of smart safety technologies. From smart high beams to smart braking, you'll feel confident that you'll stay out of harm's way on the road.

The Mazda6's i-ACTIVESENSE safety technology includes convenient smart features like High Beam Control and Adaptive Front-Lighting that keep the road well-illuminated at all times. It has active technologies that avoid or mitigate accidents like Smart Brake Support and Mazda Radar Cruise Control with Stop & Go. It also has your back with Blind Spot Monitoring and the

 

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Know How to Go in the Mazda CX-9

When you use the Mazda CX-9 to carry up to seven passengers, such as members of your family, safety must be a priority. This SUV protects its occupants beginning with available predictive i-ACTIVE AWD® all-wheel drive that monitors driving factors and road conditions. Based on that data, it adjusts power delivery so you gain maximum traction even before the wheels can slip.

To help you follow without incident when you’re traveling over 19 MPH, the available Distance Recognition Support System checks the distance to the vehicle up ahead and then specifies a following distance that is safe.

 

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Knowing Which Warranty is the Best

Knowing which automotive warranty is the best is important when buying a used or certified vehicle. Choosing the right warranty depends on what you need and what you can afford. Come to Piazza Mazda of Reading and speak with our salespeople. They’re available and happy to explain the ins and outs of powertrain and bumper-to-bumper warranties.

Here is an overview of powertrain and bumper-to-bumper warranties:

  • Bumper-to-bumper warranties cover almost everything from one end of the vehicle to the other. This includes the powertrain, electrical system, electronics and propulsion. 
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When Your Exhaust System is Leaking

There are a number of ways you can tell that the exhaust system is leaking in your car. If you notice a strange smell coming from your vehicle or you can't get up to full speed, it's time to bring your car in to Piazza Mazda of Reading for further evaluation.

Your exhaust system cleans the dirty air that comes from your engine. When there is a leak, you might smell the air that hasn't been cleaned. If you have a hole in your muffler, your car will sound much louder when you drive it. 

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Summer Tires May Be Better for Local Drivers

Many people buy all-season tires for their vehicle, and they don't think anything more about it. They leave the same type of tires on the vehicle throughout the year. Other people use both summer tires and all-season tires. Which is the right way to go?

If you live in a place where it is not cold and snowy, you might want to consider summer tires. Summer tires work well in rainy climates because they are designed to move water out of the way and provide wet road traction. Summer tires provide better handling on warm roads. All-season tires come…

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The Mazda CX-3 Keeps You Satisfied with Great Technology Features

You are searching for a vehicle that has technology features that will make your driving experience enjoyable and safe. The Mazda CX-3 is a popular subcompact crossover that will provide you with all of the technology that you are seeking.

The Mazda CX-3 is set up with an infotainment center that will allow you to stay connected no matter where you go, helping you feel comfortable while you are driving your vehicle about. The Mazda CX-3 gives you the opportunity to have a special Active Driving Display set up in your vehicle.

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