Picture this: this first snowfall of the year has arrived, leaving a blanket of white everywhere you look. You’re getting ready to hit the road for work, but uh oh…you forgot to warm up your car before you need to leave. Your dad has been telling you since you were a teenager that your vehicle needs to be “warmed up” before you leave when it’s cold outside, but does that timeless piece of advice still apply? Read on to find out! Read the rest of this entry »
We like to think of ourselves as civilized members of society, but all bets are off once snow hits the ground. Like many other Dayton locals, we are serious sledding enthusiasts and enjoy hitting the hills as soon as the weather allows it. If you’re looking for sledding hills in the greater Dayton area, you’ve come to the right place. Read on and we’ll fill you in on a few of our favorites! Read the rest of this entry »
We’ve always been big fans of the Mazda CX-5, and with good reason! The crossover SUV has always impressed us with its fuel-efficient engine, spacious interior, and lengthy list of standard features for all trim levels, but after receiving a variety of upgrades and updates for the 2018 model year, we’re more impressed than ever before. Interested in learning what all the fuss is about? Keep reading and we’ll give you all of the important details! Read the rest of this entry »
Mazda debuted the new 2018 Mazda6 earlier this week at the Los Angeles Auto Show, and after getting our first look at the new sedan, we couldn’t be more impressed. The re-engineered Mazda6 features an attractive styling, inside and out, and plenty of high-quality amenities are newly available as well. Keep reading to learn more about the updates and upgrades found on the Mazda6 for the 2018 model year! Read the rest of this entry »
Compact cars aren’t generally known for being especially spacious, but one compact sedan that breaks that trend is the 2018 Mazda3. The 2018 Mazda3 offers impressive interior space, allowing drivers to bring everyone and everything they need to get where they’re going. Whether you have a few long-legged passengers or are planning on carrying some hefty cargo in the trunk, the 2018 Mazda3 has you covered. Keep reading to learn more about the 2018 Mazda3’s impressive interior space! Read the rest of this entry »
What are the trim levels for the 2017.5 Mazda6?
When it comes to a sedan, there are a number of things most drivers want. A few major items on that list include a responsive and powerful drive, a roomy and stylish interior, and efficient fuel economy. If you were looking for a model to meet all of these requirements and offer so much more as well, then the 2017.5 Mazda6 may be just the model for you. What are the trim levels for the 2017.5 Mazda6? A lot of drivers are wondering this. We have the answer to this question and more here on our blog. Keep reading for more information! Read the rest of this entry »
Car shoppers in the market for a well-equipped subcompact crossover SUV with plenty of standard amenities and available packages probably already have their eye on the 2018 Mazda CX-3, which is known for boasting plenty of standard features at an affordable price point. But how many trims does the 2018 Mazda CX-3 come in, and more importantly, how do you determine which is the best trim for your personal budget, lifestyle, and needs? That’s where we come in! Our team here at Matt Castrucci Mazda is here for every step of your car-buying process, so read on and we’ll fill you in on everything there is to know about the 2018 CX-3’s three trim levels! Read the rest of this entry »
Is Mazda’s new SKYACTIV®-X engine a gas engine or a diesel engine?
Mazda recently announced that a brand-new engine would be added to its lineup in 2019, and our team here at Matt Castrucci Mazda couldn’t be more excited. The engine will feature a never-before-seen combustion mechanism, but will the engine be a gas engine or a diesel engine? Read on to find out! Read the rest of this entry »
We are officially at the point in the year where it gets dark outside almost as soon as we leave work in the afternoon, and with all that extra time spent in darkness, we think it’s important to remember driving at night is vastly different than driving during the day. Different safety precautions need to be taken to keep you and your passengers as safe as possible, so keep reading to learn three of our best tips for driving safely at night in the Midwest! Read the rest of this entry »
One of our favorite things about the 2018 Mazda CX-3 is that you can pair your smartphone with the vehicle for seamless connectivity, giving you access to your phonebook, music library, text messages, and more. The MAZDA CONNECT™ System allows you to be connected to the outside world while on the road, all while keeping your hands on the wheel and eyes on the road. The first step you’ll need to take is to connect your phone to the 2018 CX-3, but how do you do that? Read on for a step-by-step tutorial! Read the rest of this entry »