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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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Changing a Flat Tire

Flat tires can happen for a variety of reasons, but being prepared can help prevent you from being stranded. Here are some DIY tips for changing a flat tire.

If possible, try to find a level, hard surface to park your vehicle. This will provide a stable surface for your jack, and help prevent your car from rolling. Once you turn off the engine, pull the lever to engage the emergency brake. 

 

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Truly Unique Technology Features on the Mazda CX-3

Not all vehicles are built the same, and this is especially true with the Mazda CX-3. This popular subcompact crossover has features in its design that no other vehicle has. The Skyactiv technology features are truly in a class of their own.

The Skyactiv technology under the hood of the car makes it possible to have great driving dynamics while also minimizing the amount of fuel that the vehicle consumes. In fact, on the highway, it's estimated that it only uses about 34 MPG. The G-Vectoring control will also give passengers a smoother, more comfortable ride and the driver…

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Time to Consider Detailing the Car More Often

If you think that detailing the car is just an inconvenience and more of a chore than anything, consider all the reasons you need to start making this more of a weekly routine if you care anything about the investment you made in your car.

All that debris and dirt on the surface of the car is mixing with rain too because like an abrasive, scratching the fine surface of the paint and significantly diminishing the appearance of the vehicle.

Dead bugs and bird droppings left on the surface of the vehicle will eventually start eating away the protective surface…

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2 Design Features of the Mazda CX-9

The Mazda CX-9 is a popular 3-row SUV that delivers around 28 mpg on the highway and has a stylish appearance. Two exterior design features of the Mazda CX-9 are signature paint and "soul of motion" design.

What makes the paint job unique is Mazda used a meticulous process to increase luminosity of the vehicle. They apply a black primer coat and spray it with aluminum silver paint. During the painting process, the aluminum flakes align with the body panels. The Mazda CX-9 was also made with "soul of motion" design philosophy. This type of design reflects the power and…

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Does the Mazda MX-5 Miata have a Push-button Start system?

Keys, keys, keys—have you ever looked everywhere for your keys only to find them in your coat pocket during the winter, your pants pocket during the summer, or in your purse underneath everything else? Meanwhile, you are late for work, or late to pick up the kids at school, or late for a date. Your search is frantic, adding stress to your day.

All trims of the Mazda MX-5 Miata use the Push-button Start system. With this system, you only need to have the key within the confines of the vehicle, somewhere between the two doorposts. Then, all you…

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