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Mazda CX-3 Excels in Technology

Car shoppers are looking for a tough vehicle with great power, cutting-edge technology, and good fuel economy often choose the Mazda CX-3, a popular subcompact crossover. The CX-3 is the perfect example of technology made for the driver’s convenience. If you’d like to learn more, visit us at Cook Mazda and have our team show you the new Mazda CX-3.

The SKYACTIV-VEHICLE DYNAMICS, part of Mazda’s technology, includes G-Vectoring Control, which shifts the car’s weight and adjusts the power delivery to give you a smooth and restful ride even after a long drive.

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See the Heart of the 2018 CX-5

When you choose a new SUV, we here at Cook Mazda know how important safety is in your travels. Let’s see what makes this crossover SUV such a popular model.

The 2018 CX-5 has many different safety features that are standard on all trim options of this SUV. With Advanced Blind Spot Monitoring and Rear Cross Traffic Alert, you have a safety system in place that warns you in order to reduce accidents before they happen.

With three different trim styles, the Touring and Grand Touring trims add features such as heated front seats along with dual zone climate…

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What’s New with the 2018 Mazda6?

We know how important it is for your vehicle to be not only comfortable but also look good as well. Here are just some of the technology features of the new and redesigned Mazda 6.

What makes the Mazda 6 a popular midsize sedan? Everything down to the seats of the Mazda 6 has been redesigned to improve your comfort.

The seating improves your posture and weight distribution that can make long drives feel less tiring. They’ve been constructed with new materials, and the available ventilated seating can help keep you cool and dry in the summer.

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Car Battery Testing Basics Using a Voltmeter

If the battery in your car is showing signs of failing, you can test the strength today with a simple voltmeter.

Before opening the hood and making your way to the battery, be sure the car engine is off and you are wearing safely eye-wear and some heavy-duty gloves.

The voltmeter is a simple device that only has two color cables, one black and the other red.

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When You Need New Headlights

Having good working headlights can mean the difference between you seeing or not seeing something clearly at night. What may appear to be a headlight issue, may just be a minor burnt out bulb. Visit us at Cook Mazda and let us look at your vehicle and advise you accordingly.

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Importance of Tire Tread

There are few things that are more important than making sure that the vehicle you drive is safe. And one of the most important aspects of vehicle safety is making sure your tires are in good condition. This means making sure your tire tread is in good shape. If you are not sure how important your tire tread is, then I would like to go over a couple reasons why it is.

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Early Warning Signs Can Prevent Engine Overheating

When your engine overheats, it is generally something that could have been prevented if aware of the warning signs.

A critical component of the engine is the coolant system which depends heavily on coolant fluid to consistently flow and cool the engine. Because an engine can reach temperatures of 2,000 degrees, a decrease in the fluid level can be highly detrimental to an engine; resulting in overheating.

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What Should You Know about Break Fluid?

Brake fluid, the hydraulic fluid that fills the brake lines in your car, is responsible for making your brakes stop the car when you press your foot on the brake pedal. Your car's owner's manual will provide information about how often brake fluid should be changed for safe, efficient driving.

Brake fluid can also degrade during normal driving conditions, and manufacturers typically specify the type and grade of fluid each vehicle requires. If the fluid has deteriorated, or there are other signs of braking system trouble, it should be changed. Cars may require a change of brake fluid…

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Be Aware of Changing Tire Pressures

The weather happens to play a major role in how you inflate your car tires. It is that time of the year when you don’t want to overinflate your tires. On the other hand, underinflating our tires during the winter season is also a major problem. So, how do you make sure you don’t spoil your tires as a result of different weather conditions?

Most modern cars come with a tire pressure monitoring system that is activated the moment you deviate from the recommended inflation pressure on your tires. In the case where your car does not have…

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Where Did Horsepower Come From?

Horsepower is a well-known term in automotive circles. All though people may not know exactly what it means, they are familiar with what it references. A vehicle with more horsepower is understood to have more power than one with less. However, a more powerful vehicle will be expensive by comparison to one with less strength.

The actual origin of the word horsepower is very unique. It was invented by a steam engine designer named James Watt. James was trying to sell his product to potential customers needed a way for them to understand the machine's capabilities.

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