Archive for November, 2019

Which car wash is right for me?

Wednesday, November 27th, 2019
car driving through a car wash

Soft touch vs touch-free car wash

The winter months are perhaps the most crucial when it comes to washing your car. The salt on the roads can cause your vehicle to rust if it’s not taken care of properly, which makes car washes even more important. There are two different types of car washes to choose from – soft touch and touch-free – but which one is a better fit for you? Learn more below! (more…)

Review of the 2016 Mazda CX-5

Tuesday, November 12th, 2019
2018 Mada CX-5 side view gray in the city

Here on the blog for Royal South Mazda, we like to cover a lot of the latest models and give you helpful information as you go through the car buying process. However, not everyone is financially ready to purchase a new car. For people like that, a used car may be the best bet. We still have a few 2016 Mazda CX-5 models in our used inventory, and they aren’t too far behind the 2019 CX-5 in terms of technology and performance. Should you opt for the newest CX-5, or save money with the older one? Check out the Kelley Blue Book review of the 2016 Mazda CX-5 below! (more…)

Why are my mpgs lower in the winter?

Tuesday, November 12th, 2019
car covered in snow

How to get better fuel efficiency in the winter

You may be aware that the cold weather does more to your car than just leave frost on the windshield. It can also cause your fuel efficiency numbers to take a big hit. If you pay attention to the mpgs, you may notice a sizeable difference when commuting to and from the same places. Why is this, and what can you do to get better fuel efficiency in the winter? Find out below! (more…)

Choosing the right brake pads

Wednesday, November 6th, 2019
gas, brake, and clutch pedals in a vehicle

What are the different types of brake pads?

The braking system in your vehicle is extremely important. The difference between a healthy set of brake pads and a poor set of brake pads could ultimately be the difference between life and death. Below, we’ll discuss the three different types of brake pads so you can find the ones that work best for you. (more…)

How to use the Mazda Voice Recognition System

Wednesday, November 6th, 2019
front interior of a Mazda vehicle

Mazda houses plenty of innovative technology features, both in the cabin and under the hood. One of the interior technology features that has proved to be a helpful asset to drivers is the Mazda Voice Recognition system. As the name suggests, this system allows drivers to voice commands, and the system will respond accordingly. This can be helpful for drivers who don’t want to fumble around with buttons while driving. Find out how to use this system with the short video tutorial below! (more…)

What’s so special about Apple CarPlay and Android Auto?

Wednesday, November 6th, 2019
Front exterior view of a red 2018 Mazda6

Does the 2019 Mazda6 come with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto?

Mazda is implementing exceptional audio and infotainment features in their lineup at an affordable price, which may make luxury automakers quiver a little. Why would you pay more for a vehicle when you can get the same features at a more affordable price? Take a look at our blog to see some of the audio and infotainment highlights in the 2019 Mazda6 and find out if it has Apple CarPlay and Android Auto! (more…)