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Beat the Heat: Keep Your Car Cool with These Simple Tips

Thursday, June 21st, 2018
dog riding in passenger seat of car with window down

Ways to Keep My Parked Car Cool in the Summer

We’ve all been there—opening the door of our parked car on a hot day to escape into the cool AC, only to be greeted by a suffocating wave of trapped, stale heat. Before the AC has a chance to cool the cabin down, you’ve already burned your hands on the steering wheel and seat belt and scorched the underside of your arm on the center console. Don’t fall victim to high temperatures this summer—beat the heat with these ways to keep your parked car cool in the summertime.


What Should be Included in an Emergency Roadside Kit?

Friday, May 25th, 2018
What Should Be Included in an Emergency Roadside Kit? Man Checks Phone While Waiting for Roadside Assistance

The Importance of an Emergency Roadside Kit 

What should be included in an emergency roadside kit? The answer to this question is different for everyone. While each person may build their kits differently, everyone should have one in their vehicle. Like the saying goes, “It’s better to have one and not need it, than to need one and not have it.”  


What Factors Should You Consider When Deciding to Buy or Lease a Car?

Sunday, May 20th, 2018
Saleswoman Giving Keys to New Car

Three Factors to Consider Before Deciding to Buy or Lease a Car

When you are going through the car-buying process, it is important to understand your options concerning whether you are better off buying or leasing a vehicle. Factors that need to be considered include upfront and monthly costs, restrictions and additional fees, and the importance of credit rating. Regardless of whether you decide to buy or lease, make sure you stop by Matt Castrucci Mazda to discuss your options with our tremendous team! 


How Far Can the 2018 Mazda CX-5 Be Driven on a Tank of Gas?

Thursday, May 17th, 2018
2018 Mazda CX-5 In Motion

2018 Mazda CX-5 Fuel Economy and Maximum Driving Distance 

Most people place a high priority on fuel economy when purchasing a sedan, but do not place the same priority on fuel economy when purchasing an SUV. This is a mistake, as the fuel economy output from leaders in the sport utility market rival the fuel economy of some sedans. The 2018 Mazda CX-5 is a prime example of a sport utility vehicle that effectively combines fuel efficiency and power in one package. Stop by Matt Castrucci Mazda and ask the team the question, “How far can the 2018 Mazda CX-5 be driven on a tank of gas?” today! (more…)

Mazda Vehicles Suitable for Pet Lovers

Friday, April 27th, 2018
dog riding in passenger seat of car with window down

Whether you are planning on dog-napping your best friends four-legged companion, or are looking for one of your own, you’ll need a Mazda vehicle that can comfortably fit everyone. So what’s the best car to do that? Here are some Mazda vehicles pet lovers can take Fido for a drive in. (more…)

Unique Mother’s Day Gift Ideas in Dayton, Ohio

Monday, April 23rd, 2018
family leaning out of vehicle windows in woods

Need to get a head start on Mother’s Day, but don’t want to get her another piece of jewelry? Here are a few unique gift ideas that you may be interested in thinking about. (more…)

Easy main dishes to make for dinner on Mother’s Day

Friday, April 20th, 2018
mom with her daughter face to face with ice cream

Whether you need something fast or fancy, Matt Castrucci Mazda is here to offer a few suggestions on various main dishes you can make for this upcoming Mother’s Day. (more…)

What are the best restaurants in the Dayton, Ohio area?

Wednesday, April 18th, 2018
bbq roast baby back ribs on grill with fire and tongs

After you search for your new vehicle, the last thing you’ll want to do is take the time to find a good spot to eat. So, we’ve decided to figure out what are the best restaurants in the Dayton, Ohio area. (more…)

What to look for when renting your first apartment

Monday, April 16th, 2018
person signing contract with pen

Graduating college can be both exciting and intimidating. You’ll be job hunting, and, once you find the right one, you’ll probably want to move out of your childhood home and into a place of your own. Here are some tips for college grads on what to look for when renting your first apartment. (more…)

Should I buy a used or new car after graduating college?

Wednesday, April 11th, 2018
College grad silhouettes throwing caps into air

So, you just graduated college and your whole life is ahead of you. Now you face the question; should you buy a new car after graduating? Or keep to a used vehicle? Either way, you may want to consider replacing the old junker you had in college for something a bit more professional for the ‘adulting’ phase of your life. (more…)