The Mazda CX-3 Equipped to Keep You Safe

If you prefer driving around in an amazing crossover SUV, the Mazda CX-3 is one of the best choices from Piazza Mazda of Reading. It has safety features that will help keep you and your passengers safe while driving. Mazda doesn’t compromise when it comes to safety and is well equipped.

The CX-3 comes with driver-assist features for your safety, like the cruise control with stop and go, which is much needed to maintain a preset speed. It also comes with smart brake support with collision warning, a smart city brake with day and night pedestrian detection

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Are Summer Tires Better Than All-Season Tires?

Summer tires are built for high performance. They are ideal for large vehicles and can provide good grip and traction when driving. Easier handling of the car when cornering and suitable for braking are achieved when using summer tires. They can be used on dry and wet roads and are preferably better for sports cars. The only limitation of summer tires is that they can only be used during winter.

On the other hand, all-season tires can be used for winter and summer but offer less grip on dry roads compared to summer tires. 

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Refinancing vs. trading in your car

Making car payments on a car you don’t like is an awful experience. If you do like your car, then refinancing may be a great way to lower car payments if that’s your goal. However, if you want to get into a newer vehicle with higher performance and more current technology, then trading in your vehicle is the better option.

Trading in your vehicle is much faster than refinancing. You can typically come into Piazza Mazda of Reading and leave with a car you’ll love and a lower car payment without having to deal with a long…

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Tips for Cleaning Your Tires

Cleaning your tires isn’t that difficult, but you do want to avoid using some caustic cleaner agents, such as dish soap. Even though these cleaners can make your car tires shine, you may start to notice “brown tires,” which means your rubber will erode quickly. Instead, if you’re in Reading, you can always stop by Piazza Mazda of Reading for car detailing or follow these quick tire cleaning steps.

First off, it’s best to pick a cleaner that’s made for tires. It will be labeled safe for all wheels. The issue is that your car’s…

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Are You Prepared for a Roadside Emergency?

Nothing can ruin a family vacation or a run-of-the-mill road trip quicker than a roadside emergency. A roadside emergency can be not only uncomfortable and stressful but also costly. Are you prepared for a roadside emergency? At Piazza Mazda of Reading, we offer emergency supplies as well as tips on how to be prepared for a roadside emergency.

A roadside emergency can be something as simple as a flat tire or a more serious breakdown. The result is still the same. You’re going to be stranded for a while. Consider keeping these items in your vehicle, and you’ll…

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Conquer the Roads in a Mazda CX-30

At Piazza Mazda of Reading, we know that most of our customers want to find vehicles that handle themselves well, are efficient, and are ready for anything, and we often recommend the Mazda CX-30. Its cabin is just the right size for many customers, and it has high-quality components that keep it running smoothly.

This model is powered by a Skyactiv-G 2.5-liter, four-cylinder engine. With this engine, you'll have up to 186 horsepower and 186 pound-feet of torque. This should make for an exciting drive whether you're just doing your regular work commute or are heading out…

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Auto Finance Terms

If you were planning on owning a car by credit, then there are things you will have to familiarize yourself with. Otherwise, the process can be annoying to you. You must understand some technical auto finance terms that confuse most people. By understanding the whole thing, you are likely to appear to your bank with a lot of confidence. The commonly used terms include:

Lender

A person or an institution is giving out the loan. When you want to buy a car through financing, a bank or institution will pay the dealer. We refer to them as dealers. These car…

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The Mazda CX-30 Performs Impressively

Mazda produces an array of different models appealing to scores of customers. The Mazda CX-30 targets buyers interested in a subcompact SUV. The performance features associated with the CX-30 captivates many would-be buyers. Looking closer at those capabilities shows why.

The vehicles horsepower provides what many commuters find necessary for city and highway driving. As both a daily commuting vehicle and a weekend excursion one, the CX-30 has the horsepower required. The Skyactiv-G 2.5L engine delivers that desirable horsepower and accompanying torque. 

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How a Car's Battery Unit Needs to Be Tested

Do you know the current voltage of your car's battery? If not, you are risking the unit's failure while you are out commuting on Reading streets. Thankfully, determining your automotive battery unit's voltage and protecting your car's electrical system is actually relatively simple. Additionally, it requires little equipment besides a basic multimeter.

Once you have either borrowed or bought a multimeter, you can then measure both the resting voltage of your battery and the active voltage of the unit. At rest, your multimeter should give you a minimum reading of 12.6 volts. 

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Driving on Winter Tires Year Round

The ice and snow can make it a lot harder for you to drive. That is why many people use winter tires. However, if you decide to use these tires, then it is a good idea for you to change them out when the weather gets warm. It tends to rain a lot more during the summer months. It can be harder for you to drive over wet asphalt. Your tires will also start to wear out quickly.

It can be dangerous for you to drive on winter tires in the summer. The winter tires tend to steer more slowly…

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