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Driving The New Mazda MX-5 Miata Is A Thrill

The 2018 Mazda MX-5 Miata is a breath of fresh air among a variety of sports cars. The new Miata is highly ranked on most automobile publications. The car comes in at a light weight of 2500 curb lbs with 155 a horsepower engine. It completes the standard test and goes from 0 to 60 miles per hour in 5.8 seconds.

The light weight of the 2018 Mazda Miata directly contributes to the exceptional driving experience and handling of the vehicle. Balance direct and tactical steering provide handling that gives the driver a feeling of supreme control. The automatic…
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Mazda6 Providing Highest Level of Protection on the Road

The Mazda6 roared into 2018 with a host of new active safety features all designed to give drivers 100 percent confidence in any driving situation. This venerable midsize sedan is equipped with the latest technology in safety innovation. The available High Beam Control provides drivers with automatic assistance in switching to low beams when oncoming traffic is detected. The standard blind spot monitoring alerts drivers with a warning light and sound when vehicles or other objects enter the blind spot, providing maximum protection on the road.

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Understanding Your Vehicle's Exhaust System

A vehicle's exhaust system works to direct harmful fumes out of engine and into the atmosphere. If this system begins to experience problems, there is potential for poisonous gasses to travel to the passenger cabin.

Hissing or popping noises coming from the engine is one sign that your exhaust system might be experiencing problems. 

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Understanding Front-Wheel Drive Vs. Rear-Wheel Drive

In the search for a car that offers the best mix of options, the question of whether a front-wheel vs. rear-wheel drive would be best is an important consideration. Each offers its own unique advantages, and understanding how your car operates will make you a more informed buyer.

Rear-wheel drive can be an advantage for off-road vehicles, as it is often part of a rugged design system. It also offers excellent handling while driving.

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The Mazda CX-3 is the Crossover You Need with Great Technology Features

Technology can help you in the driving that you do and make it easier for you to stay safe on the road. The Mazda CX-3 is a popular subcompact crossover that has the technology to enhance the driving that you do.

You can get all of the information and entertainment that you need on the road with the help of the screen that is part of the Mazda CX-3. The Mazda CX-3 is engineered in a special way to make your driving experience better. This car is created with help from SKYACTIV Technology.

Technology is constantly changing and getting better…

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Which Tires Will You Choose This Summer?

Warmer weather means longer trips on the road, but are your tires ready for the occasion? Our team here at Westcott Mazda know how important it is to stay informed and make sure that you’re using the right tires for the occasion.

While all-season can be a good all-around tire, summer tires can give you a better performance in warmer weather.

Referred to as performance tires, summer tires have sticky additives added to the tread compound that allows the tires to grip the road in wet weather. This can help minimize the chance of hydroplaning in heavy rain.

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Does the Mazda MX-5 Miata mirror system have any technological upgrades?

You are driving at night, and another driver comes up behind you with their headlights on bright. The reflection in the mirrors blinds you, so you manually change the angle of the mirrors to protect your eyes. Out of the night comes a possum. You do not notice because you are distracted. The resultant damage to your vehicle comes to thousands of dollars.

Mazda engineers took note of this scenario that has been repeated throughout the country with one animal or another. The engineers built a passive defense against such occurrences in the Mazda MX-5 Miata.

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How much personal storage space is there in the Mazda CX-9?

When looking to purchase an SUV, many potential buyers look toward personal storage space as an essential item. Personal storage spaces carry all those small personal items within reach of the seat occupant. Items such as magazines, smartphone power cords, lip balm, and so many other personal items that need to be close at hand.

In the Mazda CX-9 there are personal storage areas within reach of every seat. Between the two front seats is a large storage console which also operates as an armrest. Of course, the front seats also have the glove compartment to store many of those…

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Does Your Car Need New Wiper Blades?

If you live in an area where the weather gets pretty cold and snowy in the winter, you may want to get special windshield wipers for your car during this season. This is a very small part of the car but can make a huge difference when you're traveling. The blades help to keep you safe while driving since the rubber for winter wipers is softer. This means the rubber will take longer to freeze, and can precisely wipe ice and snow from your windshield quickly, so you'll have a clear vision on the road.

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A Flat Tire Is Easy to Change If You Know What You're Doing

A flat tire is never a fun experience. It can set you back, but it doesn't have to derail your entire day. If you know what to do then changing it is not really all that bad.

Start by parking your car, truck, or SUV on the flattest surface possible if you are able to move the vehicle. Then use the tire iron to break the lug nuts loose. This is an important step to remember to do before the vehicle is off the ground because you won't be able to do it if the wheel isn't…

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