When should you buy a new car or repair the one you drive

By Admin | Posted in Auto Maintenance, Auto Repair, Mazda service, Tips on Monday, February 8th, 2016 at 3:33 PM
Should You Repair Your Car or Buy a New Car

Should You Repair Your Car or Buy a New Car

There will come a time when the vehicle you’re driving now may let you down and end up on the side of the road during a future drive. Is it worth spending the money to fix whatever the problem may be? It depends on what’s wrong with it and on many other variables. When should you repair your car or buy a new car? All of these questions will be answered here and now. The following information will help you decide whether your car is worth fixing or if you should cut ties with it and buy a new vehicle. Read the rest of this entry »

Four-wheel and all-wheel drive systems explained

By Admin | Posted in Mazda CX-3, Mazda CX-5, Mazda CX-9, Safety, Technology, Tips, Winter Driving Tips on Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016 at 5:31 PM
What is All-Wheel Drive

Difference Between All-wheel drive and Four-Wheel Drive

When you live in an area that receives frequent snow storms that can easily turn the roads into dangerous surfaces, the added grip and traction control of a vehicle with all-wheel drive or four-wheel drive can be extremely advantageous. Which is the better choice for you, four wheel-drive or all-wheel drive? What’s the difference between all-wheel drive and four-wheel drive? These are the most common questions that drivers ask when performing the necessary research for their next new or used car. If you’ve always wondered how they differed than this explanation of each system is going to be perfect for you. Read the rest of this entry »

Party planners prepping for Super Bowl parties in 2016

By Admin | Posted in Community News, Local Events on Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016 at 4:00 PM
Where to Watch the Super Bowl Dayton, OH

2016 Super Bowl Parties in Dayton, OH

With the Super Bowl quickly approaching it’s time for you to decide where you are going to watch the big game. Some of the most popular places to watch the Super Bowl in Dayton, OH over the years have been everywhere from your local sports bar to your friend’s living room. While the comfort of a watching the Super Bowl in someone’s living room is quite appealing to many football fans, it can also be extremely fun and exciting to find and attend 2016 Super Bowl parties in Dayton, OH at a place where you can really let loose and leave a mess behind for someone else to clean up after you. Read the rest of this entry »

Top restaurants to make a Valentine’s Day Reservation near Dayton Ohio

By Admin | Posted in Community News, Local Events on Tuesday, January 26th, 2016 at 5:21 PM
Best Places for Valentine’s Day Dinner in Dayton, OH

Valentine’s Day Restaurants Dayton, OH

There are many things that we all love about our city and its surrounding communities and the food that is available here is at the top of the list for many. Valentine’s Day is the one day of the year when many couples head out for a night on the town and with all of the incredibly romantic Valentine’s Day restaurants in Dayton, OH to choose from, it’s easy to find the perfect place to eat. With Valentine’s Day coming up soon we thought it would be a good idea to put a list together of the best places to make a reservation for a Valentine’s Day dinner in Dayton. Read the rest of this entry »

7 Tips for online car shopping that will get you the best vehicle

By Admin | Posted in Tips on Monday, January 25th, 2016 at 5:15 PM
Online Car Shopping Tips

How to buy a car online in Dayton OH

If  you’re like many other car shoppers, you’re probably a little leery of buying a new or used car online. There is just something about using the internet that scares many car shoppers from using it to purchase their next new or used car. While going to a dealership to shop for a new or used car gives you the chance to see the vehicle in person, many drivers are not real fond of the aggressive salesman that try to steer them into the driver’s seat of a more expensive vehicle. That’s exactly why so many drivers are turning to the internet sales department at Matt Castrucci Mazda to find their next new or used car. If you are wondering how to buy a car online in Dayton, OH than you’ve found the perfect place. Read the rest of this entry »

Myth about warming up your car has just been squashed

By Admin | Posted in Auto Maintenance, Driving Tips, Winter Driving Tips on Friday, January 22nd, 2016 at 4:28 PM
Facts About Warming Up Your Car in Winter

Do I have to Warm Up My Car in the Winter

There are some stories and myths that just stick around for too long and end up becoming what we think is the truth. The auto industry is full of them and one of the most common myths in the winter that is no longer true these days is the one about warming up your car before you drive in the winter. One of the most common questions that drivers ask themselves during winter is “ Do I have to warm up my car in the winter?” Many decades ago the answer used to be yes because of an automobile’s use of a carburetor, but with the introduction of electronic fuel injector systems in the 80’s, that is no longer true. Read the rest of this entry »

Mazda’s i-ELOOP brake energy regeneration system explained

By Admin | Posted in Mazda Skyactiv Technology, Technology on Thursday, January 21st, 2016 at 3:27 PM
How Does Mazda i-ELOOP Work

How Does Mazda i-ELOOP Work

Many of today’s automotive technologies are so high-tech that barely any of us can actually understand how they work or what they can actually do for us. When you are searching for a new car you of course want the latest technology but, you also want to know how it all works and what the advantages of having them really are. Mazda has been designing incredible new automotive technologies for years and their latest innovation is the Mazda i-ELOOP regenerative braking system. How does Mazda i-ELOOP work? Well, you’re about to find out. Below you will find the information you need to learn more about how the newly available Mazda i-ELOOP brake energy regeneration system works and what it can offer you. Read the rest of this entry »

New Mazda engine technology could help bring turbos back

By Admin | Posted in Mazda, Mazda Racing on Wednesday, January 20th, 2016 at 2:36 PM
Mazda racing

Mazda MZ-2.0T Engine Specs

Some exciting news has just been released by Mazda regarding some new engine technology that could bring turbocharging back to Mazda vehicles. Years in the making is an old idea that has now come to fruition and will hopefully be given to future Mazda cars, crossover and SUVS. A new turbocharged engine has been co-designed by Mazda and a company called Advanced Engine Research Ltd. that could change the way Mazda powers its vehicles. The engine has been given the name “MZ-2.0T”, and gets its name from how it’s configured. The “MZ refers to Mazda, the “2.0” lets you know it has a two-liter capacity and the “T” is for turbo. The Mazda MZR-2.0T engine specs are incredibly impressive and might just represent the future of Mazda’s engine technology. Read the rest of this entry »

5 Reasons your car insurance rejected a repair estimate

By Admin | Posted in Auto Parts, Auto Repair on Tuesday, January 19th, 2016 at 3:24 PM
What Do Repair Shops and Insurance Companies Disagree About

Why Did My Car Insurance Reject Repairs

There are a lot of companies that are frustrating to work with when it comes to trying to get things done and car insurance companies are certainly at the top of the list. After a car accident is when it can be the most difficult to deal with your car insurance carrier. Have you ever asked yourself “why did my car insurance reject repairs?” If so, then this is going to be perfect for you. Automotive repair shops and car insurance companies routinely disagree on how much certain repairs should cost so it’s important for you to pay attention when disputes arise.

There are many reasons why a car insurance company would reject repairs and the list below will show you some of the top reasons why the two parties may disagree.

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Mazda i-stop technology saves fuel and money

By Admin | Posted in Mazda Skyactiv Technology, Technology on Wednesday, January 13th, 2016 at 4:37 PM
What is Mazda i-stop

What is Mazda i-stop

Mazda has been designing innovative automotive technologies for many years and this time the engineers have really outdone themselves with their new Mazda i-stop technology. What is Mazda i-stop? How does Mazda i-stop work? These are great questions that you are about to find out the answers to. First of all, Mazda i-stop is a smart technology that helps you save fuel and money by switching off the engine when your Mazda stops and then restarting it when the vehicle returns to motion. This incredible fuel-saving technology can be found in many of the new 2016 Mazda models so you can take advantage of this technology with almost any Mazda you choose. Read the rest of this entry »