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Entertainment and Navigation With the Mazda CX-3

The Mazda CX-3 is a very reliable vehicle to use. However, one of the things that make it stand out is its technology. These technology features include those that keep you connected to a wide variety of items. We at Tim Short Mazda recommend this type of vehicle to you so that you can enjoy the connectivity.

One of the features that really stand out about the Mazda Connect in the vehicle is the choice of how you can access it. One of the ways that you can access this feature is through the touchscreen, which is pretty helpful. 

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Tips for Traveling With Pets

Dogs tend to enjoy traveling to various places, while other animals may prefer to stay at home. However, as a pet owner, you will likely need to take your animal friends to the vet or other locations. Therefore, it is important that you know how to travel with them safely.

Ideally, your small animals will be kept in a crate or other secured area. Animals outside of a crate should be kept on a leash or harness that can be connected to a safety belt. This helps to keep them secure in the event of an accident. It also prevents…

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Don't Let Extreme Temperatures Drain Your Battery

Tim Short Mazda answers a lot of questions about batteries. We don't mind. We want drivers to make informed decisions regarding their vehicles. One of the biggest concerns drivers have is the effectiveness of their battery in extreme temperatures.

It's no secret that batteries are forced to work overtime in the winter. Motor oil thickens in cold temperatures making the motor work harder to turn over. An overworked motor draws more amperage from the battery. A relatively new battery can handle the extra demand, but an older battery is more likely to fail. 

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Safety Features Standard in the New Mazda3 Sedan

All of the team here at Tim Short Mazda wanted to pass along some information about the all-new Mazda3 sedan. This popular compact car comes with a number of standard safety features, and these are just two that drivers appreciate.

Once the Mazda3 sedan hits the highway, as a driver you will certainly be appreciative of the Blind Spot Information System. Monitoring the activity behind you, if another vehicle moves into your blind spots, your side mirror is going to flash so you are aware exactly which side of the car is trouble so you proceed with caution. 

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Great Design is a Key Element in the 2018 Mazda3 Hatchback

There are many aspects to a vehicle that make it an enticing choice to travel the streets. Some people lean towards performance, while others tend to place more emphasis on durability. Design elements are just as important and, for this reason, the 2018 Mazda3 Hatchback hopes to make an impact with drivers who appreciate quality in design.

When you come to Tim Short Mazda and see the new Mazda3 Hatchback for the first time, you'll discover a number of things. First among them is SKYACTIV-Vehicle Dynamics with G vectoring control.  

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Expert Care Of Your Headlights


The headlights of your vehicle are definitely one of those things that you don’t notice until something goes wrong with them. While it may be tempting to just let it go, driving your car with less-than-functional headlights can cause you to get a ticket or worse, get into an accident. This is why you need expert care of your headlights, and here are some of the things an automotive technician will look for regarding your vehicle lights:

Changing Your Bulbs

A good automotive technician will be able to tell the difference between whether your vehicle can undergo a simple…
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The Most Elegant Mazda CX-3 Design Features

The new Mazda CX-3 was designed to turn heads from near and afar. Its muscular build and clean lines along the side panels make it a sporty option right out of the gate.

What truly sets the Mazda CX-3 apart from other vehicles in its class is the thoughtful layout of the interior space. There is an option to select Lux Suede trim to take elegance to a whole new level. The streamlined approach to the display and buttons helps you to de-clutter from the stress of your daily commute and truly relax while driving. The audio system is also…
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Indulge in the Interior of the Mazda6

If you are looking for a vehicle that offers more than its exterior style, you are probably hoping for something on the interior that is going to keep your attention. The 2018 Mazda6 is one of the vehicles that a lot to offer with its interior style to accompany the exterior style of the vehicle.

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Safety Features of the Mazda CX-5

The popular Mazda CX-5 tops the list of crossover SUVs, offering drivers everything from comfort to dependability to road performance and enhanced safety features.

Award-winning safety features give drivers an added sense of confidence on the road. The CX-5 has a range of driver alerts. Blind Spot Monitoring pairs with Rear Traffic Alerts to cue the driver when an obstacle moves into the vehicle's path. 

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The Mazda MX-5 Miata Revels in Safety Features

Driving a convertible can be a lot of fun. The stylish Mazda MX-5 Miata appeals significantly to convertible fans. The popular roadster delivers on more than looks and performance. Mazda put great emphasis on creating a safe vehicle. Two safety features do stand out.

The specially designed "i-ACTIVSENSE" safety technology make the MX-5 truly unique. Installed cameras allow for increased visibility. 

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