Since Mazda released the CX-30, there has been a lot of buzz surrounding this new SUV and how it fits in to the current Mazda SUV lineup. Size-wise, it fits somewhere between the CX-3 and CX-5. It’s not just about the size and performance, though. The all-new CX-30 is also displaying some innovative interior amneities not seen in other Mazda models, including an in-car Wi-Fi system. While there’s no word yet on whether Wi-Fi will be an available feature in other Mazda models in the near future, there’s good reason to assume it will be coming to select trim levels soon. Learn how to connect to Wi-Fi in the 2020 Mazda CX-30! Read the rest of this entry »
Engine options and performance in the 2020 Mazda CX-5
If you’re looking for an exceptional performance SUV, the 2020 Mazda CX-5 is probably just what you’ve been waiting for. This compact SUV is a fan favorite for a reason. While not marketed as a luxury SUV, the CX-5 shares many qualities of a higher-priced luxury SUV, especially once you get into the Grand Touring Reserve or Signature trim levels. Today, though, we’re going to look at the engine options and performance it has under the hood. Read the rest of this entry »
It’s finally here. The highly-anticipated Mazda CX-30 has been making appearances at auto shows and we now know what to expect from this small SUV. Fitting somewhere between the subcompact CX-3 and the compact CX-5, the CX-30 offers exceptional performance and some intriguing interior highlights through four different trim levels. This video from Kelley Blue Book gives us a first look at it with some helpful data. Is it worth your consideration, or should you opt for one of the other SUVs in the Mazda lineup? You be the judge! Read the rest of this entry »
Will the cold weather make my car battery die faster?
The winter season can really wreak havoc on your car. Not only is it tough to drive out there on the ice and snow, but even getting your car to start can be a challenge sometimes. Indiana winters are no joke. Unfortunately, the cold weather can make your car battery die faster than normal. Read the rest of this entry »
Tips for driving safe during the holidays
The winter season brings with it some exciting changes in weather and a lot of hustling and bustling with the holidays right around the corner. Unfortunately, this time of year can bring with it tragic events when drivers don’t pay attention on the roads. It’s true that with the increase in traffic, we’ll see an increase in accidents. Take a couple minutes out of your day to look at these tips for driving safe during the holidays. Read the rest of this entry »
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! Read the rest of this entry »
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! Read the rest of this entry »
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! Read the rest of this entry »
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. Read the rest of this entry »
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! Read the rest of this entry »