Archive for the ‘Safety’ Category
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?(more…)
Autumn Auto Service Checklist: Get Your Car Ready for Fall and Winter
Fall started last week. Crazy how quickly time goes. And with fall comes all sorts of things to do. Rake up leaves, clean the gutters and downspouts, pressure wash the siding, check the windows and doors, and…make sure your vehicle is ready for the cold weather.
Here’s a checklist to get your car ready for fall and winter.(more…)
2020 Mazda CX-5 Performance, Fuel Economy, and More
It’s no surprise to anyone how well-received the 2020 Mazda CX-5 is. It’s spacious, practical, efficient, fun to drive, and feature-laden. While all those descriptors mean different things to different people, one of them is easy to quantify: efficiency. So, we’ll be doing just that.
Here’s how many mpg the 2020 Mazda CX-5 gets.(more…)
Mazda MX-5 Miata Winter Driving Guide
The Miata is iconic. It’s famous for being one of the best handling sports cars ever, making it popular for driving enthusiasts and serious racers alike. However, the Miata is also famous for being only RWD, and, as many of us know, RWD vehicles are notoriously difficult to control in the snow. This makes for an interesting question: can a RWD sports car famous for handling tackle snow?
Let’s take a look. How does the Mazda Miata handle in the snow?(more…)
How to Decide if you Need a New Car
Some people say you need to trade up every two years to minimize your car’s value depreciation. Others refuse to own vehicles under 20 years old. Chances are that everyone you know has a different bit of advice that they swear by when it comes to getting new vehicles.
We here at Hall Mazda did some research and have come up with a few questions to consider in order to help you decide if you should stick with your old ride or upgrade to a new one. (more…)
Recommended Car Maintenance and Why You Need It
For those of us without mechanical know-how or aptitude, car problems are scary and tend to sneak up on us. Maybe you’re driving to work and your engine starts making clunking noises or your brakes have been squealing for awhile and now you can feel one of your wheels wobbling like crazy through the steering wheel. Here at Hall Mazda in Brookfield, WI, we want to make sure that your ride stays in the best condition possible, so we’re here to answer…
Is recommended car maintenance a scam? (more…)
Key Features of the 2019 Mazda CX-5
SUVs are a popular choice in today’s market, and for good reason. They offer the practicality and ruggedness demanded of an all-purpose vehicle, without sacrificing the luxuries that you might lose with a pick-up or the cargo space you’d lose with a sedan. We’ve done a bit of research on the 2019 Mazda CX-5 and we’ve come up with a few reasons why it might be worth your consideration. (more…)
The 2020 Mazda3 is sure to amaze with the advancements it brings to the always-incredible Mazda3 line. We can’t wait to experience a whole new level of premium performance and style. But what’s new in the way of base-model features? In particular, what comes standard on the 2020 Mazda3? (more…)