Category Archives: Technology

Mazda Active Driving Display

What is the Mazda Active Driving Display Feature?

If you’ve been looking into getting a new Mazda model, you’ve most likely have been checking out the features. One area that you may have focused on is the technology features. Within the technology features there is one called Mazda Active Driving Display. If you are new to Mazda, you may be wondering what this feature is. Today, we will be talking about what this feature is, how to use it, and which Mazda models have it. Read the rest of this entry >>

2020 Mazda3 sedan silver exterior front fascia driver side parked

What comes with the 2020 Mazda3 SiriusXM™ Trial Subscription?

The 2020 Mazda3 sedan comes with four different trim levels: Standard, Select Package, Preferred Package and Premium Package. As you move up in the trims you get more and more features. One feature that you get in the Preferred and Premium packages is the SiriusXM™ Trial Subscription. This is a feature that has been offered for the past few years. So, what comes with the 2020 Mazda3 SiriusXM™ Trial Subscription? Read on to find out! Read the rest of this entry >>

2020 Mazda 6

What’s New for the 2020 Mazda 6?

Mazda 6: 2020

 

The Mazda 6 is a mid-size passenger sedan that has been an integral part of Mazda’s vehicle line-up since its initial release on the mainstream auto market in 2002. The Mazda 6 model is now in its third generation and has undergone many updates, upgrades, and redesigns throughout the past two decades—almost—since it first hit the market. For the 2020 model year, the Mazda 6 is available in 5 different trim levels—the Mazda 6 Sport, the Mazda 6 Touring, the Mazda 6 Grand Touring, the Mazda 6 Grand Touring Reserve, and the Mazda 6 Signature. The starting price of the 2020 Mazda 6 is
refreshingly affordable at just under $25,000 for the Mazda 6 Sport base model. Read the rest of this entry >>

2020 Mazda6 exterior driver side parked on side of street

Does the 2020 Mazda6 have Apple CarPlay and Android Auto?

The 2020 Mazda6 has nimble handling and steering which provides an enjoyable driving experience. However, people are looking into the smartphone compatibility of vehicles. As more people have smartphones now, they prefer to have the option to connect their phone with their vehicle.

People particularly want to know if a vehicle has Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ as they have grown in popularity in the past few years. So, does the 2020 Mazda6 have Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™? Simply put, yes it does. Read the rest of this entry >>

2020 Mazda CX 9 passenger side parked in driveway surrounded by trees

What safety technology is included with Mazda i-ACTIVSENSE®?

If you’ve been looking into purchasing a new Mazda, you’ve probably noticed that they have Mazda i-ACTIVSENSE® included in their features. You might be wondering what it is and what it includes. This is Mazda’s suite of safety technology that helps support safe driving, helps to prevent collisions, and reduce collision damage. What safety technology is included with Mazda i-ACTIVSENSE? Keep reading to find out! Read the rest of this entry >>

Mazda Connect

Top 3 Best Mazda Infotainment Apps

Mazda Infotainment

Mazda Connect—Mazda’s exclusive infotainment system—has it all. Equipped with a built-in navigation system, tons of entertainment options, smartphone integration with automatic Android Auto and Apple CarPlay compatibility, and much more, Mazda Connect keeps you informed and entertained on the road. It also helps minimize driver distractions by providing drivers with a full menu of hands-free voice command options. Downloading apps on your smartphone or other mobile devices that can connect to your vehicle while you’re on the road can help you get the most out of your high-tech Mazda Connect infotainment system. Are you in need of some inspiration? Here are 3 of the best Mazda infotainment apps out there. Read the rest of this entry >>

Mazda 6 with chassis and engine showing skyactiv technology

What is Mazda SKYACTIV® TECHNOLOGY?

traIf you’re looking to buy a Mazda you’ve probably noticed that some of them have a SKYACTIV® logo on them. You may have wondered what it is and how it affects the Mazda driving experience. So, what is Mazda SKYACTIV TECHONOLOGY? SKYACTIV® TECHNOLOGY was introduced in 2012 by Mazda as an option to improve the engine, transmission and chassis of their models. Keep reading to find out more about this Mazda technology. Read the rest of this entry >>

A gravestone reads, "RIP Key Fob." Two purple skulls hover on either side. On the far left, a man holds a presumably dead key fob in disgust, while on the far right a man grieves in sorrow for his lost fob.

How do I start my Mazda if my key fob dies?

Though we love the new conveniences brought along by key fob technology, we’ve got to admit: it can be a real bummer when the battery dies. At times like that, we often find ourselves yearning for the good old days, when keys didn’t need batteries; you just put them in a hole and turned.

Luckily, you’re not entirely out of luck if your Mazda key fob dies. True to form, the automaker has thought ahead and included a solution to this issue. So, what does one do if their Mazda key battery dies? Read the rest of this entry >>