Archive for the ‘FAQs’ Category
The 2021 Mazda Vehicles That Get Touchscreens
Last year, we here at a Hall Mazda near Milwaukee wrote up a piece showing you which 2020 Mazda vehicles had a touchscreen. It also covered which 2020 Mazda vehicle trims had access to Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. We decided to do it again for the 2021 model year.
Here are the 2021 Mazda vehicles that have touchscreens and Android Auto/Apple CarPlay compatibility.(more…)
The Mazda BT-50: Is It Coming to the States?
Here at Hall Mazda near Milwaukee, we’re proud to sell the entire Mazda lineup because we believe that Mazda makes exceptional vehicles. And given that Mazda vehicles continuously wins awards, it seems that other people agree. However, it seems strange that Mazda (as a competitor to Honda, Nissan, and Toyota) doesn’t have any trucks, something that Honda, Nissan, and Toyota do have. What’s going on?
Does Mazda make a truck? Yes. The BT-50. So why can’t we get it in the States?(more…)
Getting Rid of Pesky Windshield Streaks
Spring cleaning is here. You’ve washed the outside of your car, vacuumed the inside, cleaned the windows…and there’s streaks everywhere. All over the windows. You used a streak-free cleaner, so what’s going on? We here at Hall Mazda near Milwaukee know your pain. Let us help.
Here’s how to get rid of streaks on your vehicle’s windshield.(more…)
Nappa Leather Upholstery: What is It?
Here at Hall Mazda near Milwaukee, you may notice that some of our vehicle have Nappa leather upholstery. The CX-5 Signature, CX-9 Signature, and Mazda6 Signature come standard with Nappa leather, and the MX-5 Miata Grand Touring has it as an available option. Many people are curious about it.
Specifically, people want to know what Nappa leather upholstery is and how it’s different from a typical leather upholstery. Let’s take a look.(more…)
Leasing vs Financing: Which is Right for You?
Here at Hall Mazda near Milwaukee, we get a lot of questions about which is better: leasing or financing. We thought we’d put together a crash course on how both work to help you out.
While both options are great, one may be better for your situation. Keep reading to see if you should be leasing or financing your new car.(more…)
Is It Illegal to Drive with Snow on my Roof?
Walking out in the freezing cold and seeing your vehicle covered in snow is the worst. It means multiple minutes clearing off the snow and many more if you have to scrape ice off. Which itself means standing out in the cold, getting snow in your shoes and socks, freezing your fingers, and just being all around uncomfortable. But what if you just clear off the windows? Is that okay?
Do you really need to clear the snow off of the roof your car? Or it is illegal?(more…)
Open Windows or A/C to Save Gas?
Like the tailgate up or down debate, many people have wondered whether keeping your windows rolled up helps with fuel economy. Time to answer that once and for all.
Does opening your car windows waste fuel? Read on to find out.(more…)
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.(more…)
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.(more…)
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.(more…)