Appearance First: The New Mazda6

The new Mazda6 is a remarkable sedan that comes in a mid-size. This popular sedan has gained the interests of the automotive industry and for good reasons. From its advanced technologies to its powerful engine, the Mazda6 can handle all of your driving needs.

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Who Can Handle a Roadside Emergency?

Not every drive comes without problems. Even a familiar commute can lead to troubles, sometimes severe ones. Roadside emergencies can be unavoidable. Be ready for them. Keeping tools and other emergency items in the car could help. You might not think buying roadside flares is necessary until you wish you had them when the car breaks down on the highway at night.

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What Do They Mean By Engine Oil Viscosity?

As oil change time approaches, perhaps it is wise to think about the viscosity rating. After all, the seasons change, and you don’t want the wrong viscosity rating for the coming temperatures. Viscosity refers to how fast or how slow the oil pours. Low-temperature viscosity ratings, the ones before the “W” on the container, gives you an idea of how well the oil runs during the winter. 

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A Blind-Spot Monitor Explained

At Team Mazda, we want to help Caldwell, ID drivers get the most out of their vehicles. Many newer vehicles are equipped with a Blind Spot Monitor, but what does it do? Let's find out.

A Blind Spot Monitor uses sonar technology or radar sensors to monitor your blind spot zones for added safety. 

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How Temperature Affects a Car Battery

Car batteries are somewhat sensitive. While they usually work fine in moderate temperatures, extreme changes on the thermostat bring troubles. Car batteries often famously die in frigid winter weather. And that can even be the case with a brand-new battery. Why does the weather hit some batteries so hard?

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The Basics of Headlights

Headlights are one of the most important features of any vehicle. They don't just illuminate the road; they also make a car more visible to other drivers in low-light conditions. Properly functioning headlights are crucial for any driver. They're a necessary safety feature.

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Connecting the Wheels to the Rest

The suspension system of a vehicle connects the wheels to the rest of the vehicle to allow the motion to take place. At its most elemental level, the suspension is the system of springs, shock absorbers, tires, and more. The interconnection between all of those elements allows them to work together to get the vehicle moving the way that it can and should.

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Safe Travel with Your Pets

It's fun to take trips with your pet. When you go on vacation, having your animal friend along can add to the experience. When traveling with your pet, Team Mazda in Caldwell, ID wants you to remember to follow some important safety practices.

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Keep Your Items Secure in Your SUV

An SUV offers plenty of space for all types of cargo that you need to haul. However, you need to know how to pack your SUV so that you get everything inside with ease. Avoid putting too many items in your vehicle as a significant amount of extra weight can sometimes decrease fuel mileage while traveling in Caldwell, ID.

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