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Winter 2019 Activities near Milwaukee

Winter 2019 Recommendations | Milwaukee

There’s a bunch of stuff going on around Milwaukee just about any time of year. Around the holidays though, the sheer number of things to do can get downright overwhelming. To help you decide, we compiled a list of a few things we think could be worth your time.

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Pumping gas into a car

How to Open the Gas Cap in a Mazda?

Opening the Gas Cap in your New Mazda

There’s a lot to learn when you buy a new vehicle. You’ve gotta know where the parking brake is, where the wiper controls are, how to navigate your navigation system. It’s easy to get overwhelmed with the many buttons and levers packed into new cars. And if you’re used to manually opening your gas cap, the fact that some vehicles lock their gas caps with a mechanism can catch you completely off-guard. Which usually happens some time between figuring out which side of the vehicle the gas cap is on and which type of fuel to put in.

Worry not! Here at Hall Mazda near Milwaukee, we’re Mazda experts. We’ll show you how to open the gas cap in a Mazda. Read the rest of this entry >>

1990 MX-5 Miata

Are Mazda Miata parts cheap?

MX-5 Miata Restoration Parts Program Expands to US

The Mazda MX-5 Miata holds the World Record for best-selling two-seat sports car. Realizing this opportunity, Mazda designed a program wherein Miata owners could buy legacy parts stretching the whole 30 years of production. So, back in 2017, Mazda started the MX-5 Miata Restoration Parts Program. Sounds great, right? There was only one teeny, tiny little catch. The program was only available in Japan. Until recently.

Now that the Restoration Parts Program is available stateside, are MAzda Miata parts cheap?
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What’s the Skyactiv-X mpg?

The New SKYACTIV-X Engine is Crazy Efficient

Unfortunately for the US, we still don’t know when we’ll be getting the SKYACTIV-X engine, except that it’ll be available on select 2020 models (so within the next calendar year). However, the 2020 Mazda3 with SKYACTIV-X motor is already available in Europe. That means two things: 1. A US release probably isn’t all that far behind. 2. We have definitive performance specs in real world conditions. Spoiler alert: the SKYACTIV-X engine is ridiculously efficient.

So, what’s the SKTACTIV-X mpg? Read the rest of this entry >>