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Color Your Ride With the 2018 Mazda3

One factor that can have an effect on the design of the vehicle is the color. Fortunately, the Mazda3 has a great design that is complemented by any color. Each different color that the vehicle comes in gives it a good feel. This is why we at Frank Boucher Mazda of Racine were so impressed by it.

One of the notable colors that this vehicle comes in is Soul Red Metallic. This gives it a bold, aggressive and passionate feel. There are other colors such as Snowflake White Pearl Mica, Sonic Silver Metallic, and Deep Crystal Blue Mica among a…

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Check the New Mazda CX-5 and its Safety Features

If you haven't driven the Mazda CX-5 crossover SUV, you're missing out on impressive safety features.

The Cross-Traffic Alert feature in your Mazda CX-5 helps to make driving in reverse a breeze. Place the vehicle in reverse, the system will scan far ahead of both sides and alert you to proceed with caution if a vehicle or pedestrian are going to be moving into your path so you can take action.

If the Mazda CX-5 is on the highway and another vehicle moves into one of the many blind spots around the back of your car, the Blind…
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Mazda3 is Designed For Attention and Recognition

If you want to sell, then you have to stand out. The Mazda manufacturers have understood and appreciated this principle. We at Frank Boucher Mazda of Racine look for vehicles that stand out for our lot. We are not looking for vehicles that are identical to the other brand. After all, people are not going to see what is so special about a copy. Fortunately, the 2018 Mazda3 stands out in that way.

The one stand out element in the design of the vehicle is what is known as the KODO design. This design gives off a sense of motion…

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How do Extreme Temperatures Affect Car Batteries?

Knowledge is power, especially when it comes to your car's battery. One of the factors that can have a negative effect on its life and operation is the temperature outside. If you live in an area that is prone to extreme heat in the summer and/or extreme cold in the summer, then that can affect your car battery differently.

Unlike extreme cold temperatures that can lower your car battery's capacity from anywhere between 20 and 50 percent, extreme heat has the opposite effect on battery capacity.  

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Cars and Bicycles - They Can Co-exist on the Road

The high cost of driving and the emphasis on exercise has more people using bicycles for their daily commute to work, school or just to play. This increase in bicyclists has also resulted in more bike-related traffic accidents. We want to make sure that everyone is safe on the road and have some great safety tips on how cars and bikes can co-exist on the road. Come to our dealership and let us help.

While there are many safety tips, the best one is to be respectful of each other and acknowledge that bikes and cars both have rights on…

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Mazda6: Popular, Powerful, and Safe

A popular midsize sedan is the Mazda6. It is stylish and packed with safety features. There is no shortage of technology worked into this Mazda. The braking systems are impressive. It comes with anti-lock brakes, electronic brake force distribution, brake assist, and Smart City Brake Support or SCBS. SCBS assists the driver by monitoring the objects ahead with sensors placed throughout the front frame. When the system senses a collision, it brakes, and it will brake hard and fast if the situation calls for it. 

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See Yourself Inside the Mazda CX-3

When you walk up to your next new vehicle, you want to be sure that it can be dependable and safe for you and your passengers. Our team here at Frank Boucher Mazda of Racine understand the importance of having the right safety features, and today we’re excited to take a look at the new Mazda CX-3.

Safety is at the center of this popular subcompact crossover. The Rear Cross Traffic Alert system helps you stay aware of your surroundings by detecting vehicles on the side. You’ll receive both audio and visual alerts to keep you aware. 

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How Vehicle Safety Ratings Are Formed

Here at Frank Boucher Mazda, we want to make sure that our customers buy the safest vehicles on the market. We are committed to educating our customers about the safety features on every vehicle we sell. Knowing about safety ratings is the first step to ensure you purchase a safe vehicle.

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The Mazda6 is a True Modern Vehicle

The Mazda6 has a comfortable interior, powerful engine, and sleek exterior stylings that make it a great car for anyone thinking about getting a new sedan. It can handle itself in a variety of conditions, and it also has several built-in safety features so that drivers and passengers can be more protected.

Those features include the Blind Spot Monitoring system.

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Is Your Exhaust Leaking? Here's What You Need to Know

Even the best cars occasionally develop problems. This includes tire issues, alignment troubles, and of course, exhaust leaks. How can you know if your car has an exhaust leak, though? If you aren't a mechanic or you aren't very experienced with cars, you might be wondering how you can make sure you have the knowledge you need. Fortunately, there are several signs you can look for. 

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