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Mazda Offering Upgrades for Smartphone Integrations in Select Vehicles

Smart Phone Intergration in Select Vehicles

Mazda has recently announced to the public that they will be offering upgrades for various smartphone integrations in a number of their vehicles. Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are currently included in many of the Mazda lineup. This will become an available, installable update that comes straight from the dealer. This won’t be able to be available in every vehicle. The Mazda model must be a 2014 or newer. The Mazda Connect Infotainment system must be already included in the vehicle as well.

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Can Mazda Idling Stop Technology Be Turned Off?

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Many new Mazda vehicles come with a feature called "i-stop" that shuts off the engine when it's left idling. Basically, it will stop your car's engine when you come to a stop at an intersection and start it again when you want to move. The feature is intended to make your vehicle more fuel-efficient, but not everyone is comfortable with their engine shutting itself off every time they pull up to a red light. Fortunately, there is an easy way to shut this feature off if you don't want to use it.

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Why is Driving the Mazda Miata More Fun for 2019?

Mazda Miata is More Fun in 2019

People are excitedly talking about the fun new features of the 2019 Mazda Miata, and we'd like to join the chorus of happy campers who can't wait to get their hands on this one. It's a roadster for the ages, all wrapped up in a glossy, handsome package that will be sure to appeal to drivers from more than a few walks of life. Whether you want something snappy or something bold, you've got in all in this package. What's all the hype about, though? Well, that's what we're here to find out…

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What is Mazda SkyActiv® Technology

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Mazda has said time and time again that their engineers are "driver-obsessed" and this is nowhere more evident than in the SkyActiv technology they're installing in the latest Mazda vehicles. The goal of Sky is to increase fuel efficiency and engine output so that every mile you drive on the road makes the most out of every single drop of fuel. Their technique for doing this has been built into three primary components of the vehicle: The engine, the transmission, and the chassis. A vehicle that saves you money day after day on fuel is certainly a worthwhile investment…

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