Should I warm up my car in the winter before I start driving?

By Product Expert | Posted in FAQs on Friday, January 8th, 2021 at 8:24 AM
person cleaning snow off car

Starting Your Car to Warm It Up: Good Practice or Myth?

If you’re here, then you’ve got a simple question:

Should you warm up your car in the winter before you start driving? Well, that depends on the type of engine in your vehicle. Take a look.

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Are Android Auto and Apple CarPlay standard on the 2021 Mazda CX-5?

By Product Expert | Posted in Mazda CX-5 on Thursday, December 31st, 2020 at 6:13 AM
2021 CX-5 parked by boutique

2021 Mazda CX-5 Standard Connectivity Features

We don’t need to tell how great the 2021 Mazda CX-5 is. Publications all over the internet can do that. But we can give you the lowdown on standard and available features.

For instance, are Android Auto and Apple CarPlay standard on the 2021 Mazda CX-5?

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Does the 2021 Mazda3 Hatchback have more storage space than the 2021 Mazda3 Sedan?

By Product Expert | Posted in Comparisons, Mazda 3 on Monday, December 28th, 2020 at 5:53 PM
2021 Mazda3 parked by homes

2021 Mazda3: Hatchback vs Sedan Storage Comparison

When it comes to compact cars, there are two choices: sedan and hatchback. If a deciding factor for you is storage space, then one will be better than the other.

Which has more storage space, the 2021 Mazda3 Hatchback or the 2021 Mazda3 Sedan?

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How much will it cost to put a full set of winter tires on my vehicle?

By Product Expert | Posted in FAQs, Mazda Service, Parts & Accessories on Thursday, December 24th, 2020 at 6:25 AM
close up on vehicle with snow tries driving in snow

Winter/Snow Tires: How Much Do They Really Cost?

If you’re here, you’ve definitely heard that you should get winter or snow tires. Consumer Reports recommends anyone that drives in a place that regularly gets below 45° F put a set on their vehicle. But aren’t they expensive?

How much will it cost to put a full set of winter tires on your vehicle? Take a look.

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How to get road salt stains out of vehicle floor mats and carpeting?

By Product Expert | Posted in How To on Thursday, December 17th, 2020 at 9:23 AM
Snowplow pushing snow

Cleaning Your Car’s Carpet in the Winter: Here’s the Fastest Way to Do It

It’s that time of year again. Holiday cheer! Presents! Beautiful lights! And…snow. Love it or hate it, wintertime here in Milwaukee means snow and lots of it. And along with that snow comes road salt. Which inevitably gets tracked into your vehicle. And then stains your carpets. It’s one of our least favorite parts of winter and we’re sure it’s a pain in your side too. But there’s good news!

Getting road salt stains out of your vehicle’s carpet is easy. Here’s how to do it.

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Does the 2021 Mazda CX-30 have a moonroof?

By Product Expert | Posted in Mazda CX-30 on Thursday, December 10th, 2020 at 8:18 AM
2021 CX-30 parked at campsite

Does the 2021 Mazda CX-30 have____? A Guide to Available Features

The 2020 Mazda CX-30 was a huge hit with critics and owners alike. As an all-new model, there were a lot of expectations for the CX-30. And it delivered. One of the things that people loved about the CX-30 was its features. How does the 2021 CX-30 hold up? Which features does it have?

Does the 2021 Mazda CX-30 have a moonroof? How about Apple CarPlay and Android Auto? Take a look below to find out.

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Should I wash my car during the winter?

By Product Expert | Posted in FAQs on Thursday, December 3rd, 2020 at 6:26 PM
winter salt build up on car suspension

Winter Car Care: Car Washing

Road salt is the bane of every car’s existence. And here in Wisconsin, it’s everywhere during wintertime. While salt is very important for keeping us safe while driving on snowy roads, it completely destroys the cars it touches. But if it cold outside, you can’t wash your car…right? Not quite.

Here’s why you should wash your vehicle during the winter.

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Which colors does the 2021 Mazda CX-9 come in?

By Product Expert | Posted in Color Options, Mazda CX-9 on Monday, November 30th, 2020 at 8:51 AM
2021 CX-9 exterior side profile

2021 Mazda CX-9 Exterior Paint Colors

The color of your vehicle contributes quite a bit to whether you actually like the vehicle or not. That makes choosing a color a very important decision. Let us help you with that.

Here are all the colors the 2021 Mazda CX-9 comes in. Which do you like best?

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Is it safe to drive a FWD car in the snow?

By Product Expert | Posted in AWD, FAQs, Local, Safety on Thursday, November 26th, 2020 at 10:19 AM
car driving in deep snow

Drivetrains and Snowy Roads: What’s Safe and What to Avoid

There’s no two ways about it: AWD is the best drivetrain for driving in the snow. However, there’s a idea floating around online that anything other than AWD is completely useless in the snow. Is that true?

Is it safe to drive a FWD car in the snow? How about a RWD one?

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Which 2021 Mazda3 models have the new turbocharged engine?

By Product Expert | Posted in Mazda 3 on Thursday, November 19th, 2020 at 8:39 AM
2021 Mazda3 Sedan parked near city apartment

2021 Mazda3 Models with the New Turbo Engine

The Mazda3 has always been one of the most popular models in the Mazda lineup. Their high-quality interiors, devilish good looks, and excellent performance propelled the Mazda3 Sedan and Hatchback to the top spot of the 2020 World Car Design of the Year award. How do you follow something like that up? With a turbo, naturally.

Which 2021 Mazda3 models have the new turbocharged engine?

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