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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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What type of traction control is in the Mazda CX-9?

For many years, traction control was just a dream. Either your car stayed on the road, or it did not. The blame was always placed on the driver rather than road conditions. Once road conditions became a known factor, the rush was on to find how to counter road condition problems. However, the real advances in traction control came with the technology revolution.

The Mazda CX-9 has an optional traction control system called the i-ACTV AWD. The i-ACTIV all-wheel drive program is an intelligent predictive system that gains knowledge as your drive. The system stores your use of force on…

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Getting Safety Assists in the Mazda MX-5 Miata

By blowing the wind through your hair and letting the sunshine on your face, the Mazda MX-5 Miata is a convertible that puts the fun back into your drives. Its lightweight and yet rigid construction optimizes agility and handling on the highway.

You’ll stay safe in the Mazda MX-5 Miata with the i-ACTIVSENSE® driver-assist innovations. They include Blind Spot Monitoring, which is especially useful when you change lanes because it clues you into vehicles just beyond your blind zone. To prevent you from leaving your lane without engaging a turn signal, the Lane Departure Warning System...

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Maximize the Life of Your Tires With Regular Rotations

Your tires perform one of the most critical functions on your vehicle. That is why you need them to be in tip-top shape. The drawback to the heavy-duty nature of the function that they perform is that it causes them to experience some of the heaviest wear and tear out of all of the components on your vehicle. And since tires are by no means cheap, it makes sense that you would want to get as much out of them as possible.

One of the most important things that you can do to make your tires last is to perform…

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Time to Replace Your Winter Wipers

When you drive in the spring, you quickly learn that the season brings its own set of problems. Two of the biggest problems go together: one is the torrential downpours and the other one is low visibility from all that pollen. When you get rain, pollen and other debris on your windshield, it can be more dangerous then normal due to decreased visibility. That is why we need wiper blades that are ready for the season.

You probably already have a set of winter wiper blades installed on your Mazda. Good!  

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Are Extreme Temperatures Affecting the Condition of My Car Battery?

The longer the battery is in your vehicle, the more it has to deal with the extreme cold and heat every year. These huge swings in temperature are having a negative impact on the car battery in a number of ways.

When the temperatures outside begin to plummet, the car battery has to work harder to be able to perform the chemical reactions needed to get power. If the temperatures get too extreme, the liquids inside of the battery may become thicker, expanding and pushing the boundaries of the casing, causing even more damage.

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What is the Difference Between a Powertrain Warranty and a Bumper-to-Bumper Warranty?

If you’re about to purchase a new or certified vehicle, the two most important warranties offered to you are going to be the powertrain and bumper-to-bumper warranties. Understanding how they differ and what each cover will assist you in your decision-making process.

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A powertrain warranty includes all oiled inner workings of the vehicle that propels it forward or backward. So, your engine, drivetrain, transmission, wheel bearings, and the differential are examples of the parts that are covered. There are items that are excluded as normal-wear parts.

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