Archive for the ‘FAQs’ Category

Where can I get a fuel efficient car in Dayton OH?

Thursday, January 10th, 2019
aerial view of gray and red mazda3 cars

If you’re like most drivers, gas mileage is near or at the top of your priority list. The more efficient your car is, the less money you will spend on gas. That sounds very obvious, but it’s true and always worth keeping in mind. There seems to be this notion that only very small vehicles can be highly efficient. Thanks to modern SKYACTIV® TECHNOLOGY under the hood, Mazda vehicles, regardless of size, are all among the most efficient in their respective classes. Continue reading to learn more.  (more…)

What is the best Mazda for winter driving?

Saturday, November 10th, 2018
dark gray mazda cx-9 driving in snow by shops

We all know that driving in the wintertime can be a pain in the neck. The roads are slippery, visibility can be diminished, and other drivers seemingly never know what they’re doing. All of that can be made a little easier if you have the right vehicle. And if you’re looking for a Mazda to drive in the winter, we recommend checking out the Mazda CX-9.  (more…)

Do I have to warm up my car before driving in winter?

Monday, December 11th, 2017

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!  (more…)

How to connect your phone to the 2018 Mazda CX-3

Wednesday, November 8th, 2017

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!  (more…)

Tips and tricks for using Mazda’s navigation system

Friday, September 8th, 2017
How to add a home destination to Mazda's navigation system

How to add a home destination to Mazda’s navigation system 

New vehicle technology is constantly advancing, and although there are many benefits to new technologies, it can be frustrating if you aren’t especially tech savvy. But, that’s what you have us here at Matt Castrucci Mazda for. If you’re the proud owner of a new Mazda vehicle equipped with a navigation system, you may be wondering how exactly to set your home destination in the system. If so, we’re here to help. Read on to learn all about setting a home destination in your Mazda’s navigation system!  (more…)

Does warm weather cause cars to overheat?

Monday, July 17th, 2017
Does warm weather cause vehicles to overheat

Picture this: you’re driving home from work after a stressful day, and all of a sudden your dashboard warning lights illuminate and you see steam coming from under the hood. It’s probably one of the worst feelings as a driver. An overheated engine can lead to expensive repairs, but what caused your car to overheat? Was it the hot summer weather or something else? Read on to find out what can make a car overheat!   (more…)

Are Mazda vehicles comparable to luxury vehicles?

Monday, July 10th, 2017
2017 Mazda lineup

We’ve always been big fans of the Mazda brand, and after the automaker launched its new Driver’s Choice Event campaign, it seems that Mazda also has some unexpected fans. In fact, these fans come in the form of current luxury vehicle owners who chose a Mazda sedan against luxury sedan competitors. Interested in learning more? Keep reading! (more…)

3 ways to maintain a Mazda at 50,000 miles

Thursday, May 25th, 2017
How to take care of your Mazda at 50000 miles

Keeping up with your vehicle’s regularly scheduled maintenance is vitally important to the health of your car, and many people overlook the maintenance needed when your vehicle hits 50,000 miles. We want to help keep your Mazda running smoothly for years down the road, so we’re giving you some tips and tricks on how to maintain your car when it hits that 50k mile mark. (more…)

Why is my car’s oil light flickering?

Thursday, May 18th, 2017
Flickering oil warning light

Having any dashboard warning light illuminate can be alarming, but when the light keeps turning on and off at seemingly random times, it’s downright frustrating. There are a variety of reasons why your oil light may be flickering, and unfortunately, none of them are good news. Read on to learn what the most common causes are! (more…)

How does Mazda’s High Beam Control work?

Monday, March 20th, 2017
How does Mazda's High Beam Control work

If you’ve ever driven at night, you know how it annoying it can be when an oncoming driver doesn’t turn the car’s high beams off. Not only is it tough on the eyes, but it can make seeing lane lines and road markings hard to see. The majority of us have forgotten to turn off our brights at one time or another, but Mazda has been implementing a new safety feature into many of its vehicles that’s designed to keep it from happening. Read on for more information about Mazda’s High Beam Control and how it works! (more…)