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The Abundance of Technology in the Mazda MX-5 Miata

The MX-5 Miata remains popular with owners who love the European look and performance of the roadster convertible. The Mazda vehicles are also tech-savvy for the convenience of all occupants. See the newest models in our new Mazda inventory. Ask about taking an MX-5 for a road test.

The braking system automatically deploys should sensors detect a possible danger in the front of the vehicle and the driver does not respond to the warning. When drivers apply the brakes, the system is also created to ensure the vehicle slows or stops sooner. 

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The 2019 Mazda CX-3 is Elegant by Design

There is nothing wrong with choosing a vehicle that is elegant. For one thing, you would feel more confident in an elegant model as opposed to other vehicles. We at Tim Short Mazda of Chattanooga want you to feel that confidence on the road, which is why we offer you the 2019 Mazda CX-3. There are some really good principles that go into its design.

One effective design principle of the new Mazda CX-3 is the principle of essentialism, which is a Japanese principle. This ensures that everything goes together in harmony.  

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What Oversteer and Understeer Look Like

While you have heard about both oversteer and understeer, you probably are wondering what they look like. Fortunately, this is very obvious from how they are described. You can also get an idea on what it is like to experience these two occurrences while you are driving in certain types of vehicles.

For oversteer, the back of the vehicle is going to move out from behind the vehicle. This looks almost like a fishtail. This happens when the front wheel of the vehicle has more of a grip on the road than the rear wheels of the vehicle. 

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Explore the Benefits of a Roof Rack

A roof rack is found mounted to the top of many SUVs in the market. When you visit us at Tim Short Mazda, we can show you how a vehicle with a roof rack can make it easier to mount luggage and various other items up top. We want to make sure you have the convenience that you need, and this can make quite the difference.

First, you want to make sure you examine the type of roof rack that you have. Some have clips that will make it easy for you to connect skis, a surfboard, or other things…

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Upgrade to Comfort in the Mazda3

The Mazda3 sedan has received an upgrade from previous models. It has more room inside so that it's comfortable to ride in or drive. You'll also be pleased to discover that the materials have been upgraded to feature more leather details. All of the seats in the sedan provide the support that is needed when you're riding for long distances or even for short trips.

When you're navigating curves, you'll notice that the handling has improved in the sedan. There's also a bit more power on takeoff while still offering the fuel efficiency that…

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Overview of Mazda MX-5 Miata RF Safety Features

Driving about, you are likely to see the Mazda MX-5 Miata RF on the roadway. Indeed, the Mazda MX-5 Miata RF is one of the more popular vehicles in its class on the market today. A key reason this is the case is because of the safety features on the Mazda MX-5 Miata RF.

The Mazda MX-5 Miata RF safety features include automated high beam control. High beam control allows for activation of the lighting automatically. It also dims the high beams automatically as another vehicle approaches.  

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How do Your Car's Brake Pads Work?

When people press their brake pedal, they don't put much thought into the mechanisms that actually bring their car to a stop. Understanding this process is extremely important for car owners. Here is how car brakes actually work.

The braking system of a car is more complex than just pushing on a pedal and the car stopping. The braking system consists of a lot of components that trigger the car to stop, and one of those components are the brake pads.  

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Understanding Your Vehicle's Suspension System

Tim Short Mazda has been in the auto industry for some time. In that time, we have earned the community's trust, which we did by making sure our customers knew everything about their vehicles, such as the suspension system.

Your car's suspension system is made up of a number of components, such as shocks, springs, and tires, just to name a few. Your vehicle uses these parts to absorb the shocks as you drive around town. The system is in the vehicle to give you control and help reduce the rumble you would feel if this system was…

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Safety Features of the Mazda CX-5

The Mazda CX-5 is a popular crossover SUV that is packed with safety features. Our Mazda sales team is really impressed with how many safety features Mazda has included in the CX-5. Mazda has incorporated high-end technology into the CX-5 to make it as safe as possible.

One of the technologies Mazda has made standard on the CX-5 is an advanced blind spot monitoring system. This system can detect any vehicles that may be in your blind spot or any vehicles that are traveling at a high rate of speed that you may not be expecting. In either case, the…

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Mazda CX-9: Sleek, Powerful & Supremely Safe

The Mazda CX-9 is more than just one of the most popular 3-row SUVs on the market. It's also one of the safest. Its safety features combine the latest in driver-assist technologies to ensure that nothing happens on the road except careful, collision-free driving.

Radar on the exterior of the Mazda CX-9 detects vehicles in your blind spot and those that approach your blind spot at a high speed. The system alerts you with a chime and a light in your side mirror, helping you maneuver more soundly to and from work and play appointments. 

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