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Oversteer Understeer and Corrections

When dealing with occurrences of oversteer and understeer, you are going to be dealing with slight changes in the way your vehicle moves. You are probably wondering about what to do in order to solve the issue in the case you do get an understeer or oversteer occurrence. Fortunately, there are things you can do to correct it.

For understeer, one way you can help the issue is by increasing the front wing or adding some more suspension. This can do a lot to take care of the issue of understeer. Another thing that would help is by making sure…

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Distinguishing Between Vehicle Warranties


The basic warranty options that are covered by the manufacturer on new and certified pre-owned cars are the bumper-to-bumper warranty and the powertrain warranty. Keep in mind that neither of these warranties covers "wear parts" under the hood, which means that some parts are intended to wear out over time and will not be replaced by the manufacturer.

The bumper-to-bumper warranty is the comprehensive warranty option because it includes significant parts from the front to the back of the car. It is better than a powertrain warranty, which is responsible for the components of the 

 

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Intro to Vehicle Safety Ratings

Vehicle safety ratings from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) are the most reliable way to understand how a car could potentially hold up in a crash. The IIHS safety tests also determine how effective a car's crash alert system is at keeping you out of an accident in the first place.

Along those lines, the IIHS rates vehicles from poor to Top Safety Picks+ based on how well they hold up in five different crash scenarios with different collision speeds tested. The NHTSA car collision tests involve three elements…
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Choose Your Mazda CX-9 Trim

For certain vehicles, you are going to have different choices of what you can look at. For the 2019 Mazda CX-9 at Fred Mueller Mazda, you have different trims that you can look at and choose from according to your style. Each one of them has their own set of features beyond the exterior.

The different trims that are available in the Mazda CX-9 are the Sport, Touring, Grand Touring and Signature. They each offer you their own unique experiences that you can enjoy from behind the wheel. Regardless of the trim you choose, you can still enjoy the comfort…

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The Mazda6: Technology to be Experienced

Not content to merely be driven, the Mazda6 begs to be experienced through its seamless integration of technology. Elevating your drive, this technology ensures that you stay connected to what matters most, even when you're hundreds of miles away from Schofield. Here are a few of the Mazda6's impressive technology features.

If you want to feel the music as you're driving, the available 11-speaker Bose sound system should do the trick. Delivering accurate audio reproduction and amplification from nearly any source, you can turn the cabin of your Mazda6 into your personal musical retreat
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The Mazda CX-5 Takes Care of Your Precious Cargo

If you've been looking for a crossover that gives you the versatility of an SUV and the performance of a car, you'll love the Mazda CX-5. The popular crossover SUV adds safety feature that will help you and your family avoid accidents, improve visibility, better restraints, and more. Fred Mueller Mazda is happy to share some of our favorite safety features of the Mazda CX-5.

The Mazda CX-5 also provides you with optional features that enhance the already impressive standard equipment. Blind Spot Monitoring® helps by providing warning indicators when it's unsafe to change lanes....
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Mazda CX-9: Taking Safety Into the Future

The Mazda CX-9 is a winning example of how spanking new safety features fuse seamlessly with luxurious styling and superior handling. This 3-row SUV is immensely popular because it looks handsome, handles well and has some of the most unique safety features on the market.

Traffic Sign Recognition

It's essential to read traffic signs, and it's just as important to keep your eyes on the road. The two don't always agree....

 

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An Overview of Apple CarPlay From Your Auto Experts at Fred Mueller Mazda

With all the advancements in the automotive industry, drivers can take advantage of a broad range of technology features, such as innovative systems that offer enhanced capability without sacrificing safety when you are behind the wheel. Among these systems include Apple CarPlay, which offers many perks to iPhone users.

Apple CarPlay allows you to access music from your iPhone. You can listen to music and playlists from iTunes or your Apple Music subscription, or you can connect to a number of third-party music apps, such as Pandora.
 

 

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Are All-Season Tires Better than Summer Tires in the Rain?

Considering how the wet season goes in Schofield, we at Fred Mueller Mazda often get asked about how well all-season tires perform when it's raining. The name would seem to suggest that they perform equally as well in any kind of weather, but this isn't always the case.

A tire's ability to tread through water is independent of what kind of season it's rated for. All-season tires might not work as well as some summer tires in the rain, depending on how they're made....

 

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The Well-Designed Mazda MX-5 Miata

The Mazda MX-5 Miata has long been one of America's favorite sport cars. With a new SKYACTIV-G 2.0L engine, the Mazda MX-5 Miata is more powerful than ever before. This new engine configuration is lighter and more efficient, while still cranking out 181 hp. The six-speed manual transmission is beloved by drivers for a reason. In this car, you really feel like you're driving. And the Mazda MX-5 Miata is great at precise maneuvers. It's very light on its feet.

The Mazda MX-5 Miata's exterior looks just as sleek and futuristic as ever. This is…
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