Archive for the ‘Winter Driving Tips’ Category

Learn how to drive safely in the snow with these 4 winter driving tips

Monday, December 12th, 2016
4 Tips for Driving in Snow

How to Safely Drive in the Snow

Those of you who live in a city or state that frequently receives snow in the winter know how challenging and dangerous it can be to drive on snow covered and icy roads. Driving conditions don’t get much more dangerous than a road that is covered with snow and ice. For some drivers, these terrible road conditions are just a part of living in a cold climate and they have the experience and skills to safely drive on these road conditions while some drivers may not. For all of you drivers out there that don’t know how to safely drive in the snow or maybe need a refresher, these 4 tips will help you drive with confidence the next time the snowflakes start to fly. (more…)

Four-wheel and all-wheel drive systems explained

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016
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 then this explanation of each system is going to be perfect for you. (more…)

Myth about warming up your car has just been squashed

Friday, January 22nd, 2016
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. (more…)

7 tips to remove ice and snow from your windshield

Thursday, December 10th, 2015
Tips for removing ice and snow from windshield

How to Get Snow and Ice Off Your Windshield

If you live somewhere that snow and ice are just part of another normal winter then these winter car care hacks are going to be perfect for you. Do you know what to do when your windshield is covered with ice and snow? Nobody likes to have to get up early in the morning to run outside to clear the snow and ice off of their car’s windshield but there are a few things you can do to help speed up the process of removing it . What can you do to make it faster and easier for you to get behind the wheel of a car after a snow or ice storm? The following tips will teach you how to get snow and ice off your windshield so you can get to work or school on time without having to get up too early. (more…)

5 Holiday travel tips that will get you there safely

Monday, December 7th, 2015
5 Driving Tips for the Holidays

Holiday Driving Tips

As millions of travelers start planning their holiday season festivities, many of them will take to the roads this year in order to get to where they are going. With so much added traffic on the highways, it’s a good time to become a more patient and cautious driver to ensure that you celebrate the holidays safely and without incident. Between now and New Year’s Eve is one of the busiest times of the year on the roads. Many families and friends start celebrating their holidays when they can and that doesn’t mean that it has to be on the actual holiday which is why between now and New Year’s is so busy on the roads. To help you get to where you are going safely, Matt Castrucci Mazda wants to offer you these 5 holiday driving tips. (more…)

How to get your car ready for winter

Friday, October 23rd, 2015
7 Tips to Winterize Your Vehicle

Winter Car Maintenance Schedule

As the cold weather starts to creep in on us there are a few things we must all do in order to get our car ready for winter. I’m sure the last thing you want to have happen to you is to get stranded on the side of the road during a snowstorm or hop into your car and not be able to use your windshield wipers. Having your car checked now can help you avoid any unwanted breakdown or mishap when winter finally arrives. With just a small investment you can drive your car this winter with confidence and peace of mind that your car will get you where you need to go. The following list will show you the top 7 winter car maintenance schedule checks you should have performed to get your car ready for winter. (more…)

Winter driving is easy with an all-wheel drive Mazda CX-5

Monday, January 5th, 2015
New Mazda CX-5 near Springfield OH

Choose the available all-wheel drive to help you make it through this winter.

2015 Mazda CX-5 Springfield, OH

Now that winter is upon us, the road conditions can become very treacherous at any given time.  Many drivers who don’t have a vehicle that offers all-wheel drive are wishing they did.  One of the top performers in the compact SUV class that offers the safety and traction control you desire is the new 2015 Mazda CX-5 in Springfield, OH.  This excellent performer not only offers all-wheel drive, but it also is incredibly fun to drive, fuel-efficient and full of high-tech interior features and tons of advanced safety equipment.  All of these incredible offerings help make it a perfect choice for SUV shoppers looking for a safe and fun car to drive this winter in Ohio. (more…)

3 Tips to get your car winter ready

Monday, December 22nd, 2014
Winterize your car

Is your car ready for winter?

The change in temperature is not just tough on us, but it can also be very hard on our vehicles.  In the winter you wouldn’t ever think of going outside without a jacket on if the temperature was extremely low.  Your car needs the same kind of attention that you give to yourself in order for it to function properly during the winter months.  These tips to get your car winter ready from Matt Castrucci Mazda will help your car make it through the winter without any problems.  The last thing you want to happen to you this winter is to be left stranded on the side of the road on a cold winter night.

Tips to get your car winter ready

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Battling winter is made easy with new Mazda SUV

Tuesday, February 11th, 2014
2014 Mazda CX-5 in Dayton, OH

The new 2014 Mazda CX-5 will get you through winter safely.

2014 Mazda CX-5 in Dayton, OH

Making it through winter can be hard sometimes; the cold weather can affect us much differently than the summer heat can.  When we drive in the summer there aren’t really that many driving conditions that we can’t handle but winter can bring with it more hazardous and nerve-racking driving conditions than you would ever want.  How do we make it through the hazardous winter driving conditions?  The easiest way is to buy a vehicle that is designed and built to safely travel on the wintery roads.  One of the best vehicles for that is the new 2014 Mazda CX-5 in Dayton, OH available at Matt Castrucci Mazda. (more…)

Best cars for driving in snow

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014
Two best cas for driving in snow

The Mazda CX-5 and Mazda CX-9 give you the best handling for driving in snow.

We are in the middle of winter and by now I’m sure you know how well your car handles driving in the snow.  Winter road conditions can give us all problems when on the roads regardless of what kind of vehicle we are driving, but there are some cars that handle the winter roads better than others.  Matt Castrucci Mazda wants to help you tackle the winter roads and stay safe so we wanted to showcase the best cars for driving in snow.  At Matt Castrucci Mazda we carry two vehicles that are available with all-wheel drive that will help every driver get through the winter safely; the 2014 Mazda CX-5 and the 2014 Mazda CX-9 in Dayton, OH.

Best Cars for Driving in Snow (more…)