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For Safety, Share the Road

The increase in bike ridership has reshaped the driving experience in many towns and cities. Drivers must relearn driving habits to account for the large amount of bicycle traffic. The key to safe driving along with bike riders is driver awareness. Drivers must be watchful at all time for the unexpected appearance of bike riders.

Drivers understand that they must be alert and avoid distracted driving. Bicycle traffic requires extra care around bike lanes,and drivers must make a complete stop before making a right turn on red. 

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How Summer Heat Drains Your Battery

Most associate winter with batteries that eventually die. But many argue summer heat can put more stress on your battery than winter. Extreme temperatures put more stress on a battery as the fluids evaporate faster than winter.

Your battery is made up of a precise chemical mixture. When the heat rises, those chemicals begin to change. As the battery fluid begins to evaporate with excessive heat, your battery gets weaker at a very fast rate. It is estimated that above 70 degrees, every 15 degrees begins to weaken your battery more as the fluid evaporates at a faster rate.  

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Discover the Sophisticated Design of the Mazda CX-3

Mazda's new CX-3 features a sophisticated design that's elegant yet simple in the spirit of Japanese style. It also exemplifies Mazda's KODO design principle to evoke a sense of motion and emotion.

The CX-3 is a crossover designed with elegance in all its features. Mazda's engineers continually combine subtle improvements to achieve surprising results. The Mazda CX-3's exterior gains depth from the new grille design, and adding chrome accents that run from the front to the rear create a feeling of motion. 

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Mazda CX-9: Top Safety Pick

The new Mazda CX-9 offers a number of safety features tied together with it's luxurious, sporty design so you can drive in style knowing that your safety is still top priority. The CX-9 was even named one of 2017 IIHS Top Safety Pick Plus, which is an incredibly high safety rating.

The car is equipped with numerous sensors and cameras so that you can know what's happening all around you as you drive without worrying about blind spots. Visual and auditory alerts help you avoid collisions or minimize impact. 

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What You Need to Know About Safety Ratings

Our team at Fred Mueller Mazda wants you to have the latest safety information when deciding on your next vehicle purchase. Finding the right vehicle to keep you and your family safe is very important to us.

Doing your homework on the crash test ratings of vehicles you're interested in is a good idea if safety is a top priority.

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Safety is the Goal in the Mazda6

 

The Mazda6 has long been a well-respected vehicle in the mid-sized vehicle market. This vehicle has an outstanding reputation for reliability, and the Mazda6 is noted for its interior room and comfortable ride. The safety features found within the Mazda6 help to make it such a desirable vehicle.

The Smart City Brake Support System is one important safety feature found on the Mazda6. This system has sensors that will apply the brakes if another vehicle or pedestrian crosses the vehicle's path. 

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The Difference Between a Bumper-to-Bumper and Powertrain Warranty

As you shop for a new car, the issue of a warranty comes into play. There are two common types of warranties offered on new vehicles. These are a powertrain warranty and a bumper-to-bumper warranty.

A powertrain warranty us a more standard form of protection. A powertrain warranty covers those components of a vehicle that make it more. A bumper-to-bumper warranty cover any aspect of a motor vehicle that malfunctions. 

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Is Your Exhaust Leaking?

At some point during your car's life, you may begin to experience small problems with it. Chances are you already know how to replace the tires or that you need to get the oil changed on a regular basis, but do you know how to identify the signs of an exhaust leak?

Sometimes, your exhaust may develop a leak. This is something that can be repaired, but you still need to pay careful attention to the warning signs so you know when to bring your car in. If you notice vibrations in your car or strange leaks coupled with…

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Summer and All-Season Tires Perform Differently

 

It may surprise you to know that there are different types of tires that are designed to be optimal choices during certain weather and road conditions. Summer and all-season tires provide specific performance on specific road surfaces and behave differently depending on the weather.

Summer tires are made with compounds that stick better to the road surface and have a shallower tread. This tread has straight grooves and continuous ribs, which allows for a more sustained contact with the road. 

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Conquer the Streets Ahead in Your Mazda CX-3

What features do you look for in your next new vehicle? When you’re traveling, the road conditions can change in an instant, and our team understands how important it is to be prepared for the unexpected.

The Mazda CX-3 is a popular subcompact crossover equipped with a variety of safety systems. Take the i-Activ all-wheel-drive system for example. It constantly monitors the changing road conditions and adapts to provide maximum control.

Other safety systems in the CX-3 utilize radar and cameras to warn you when hazards get in the way.

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