Mazda CX-30 Performance

The Mazda CX-30 has been considered as one of the top choices when it comes to subcompact sport utility vehicles. There are many great amenities offered with the CX-30, but its performance features are what make it stand out against the competition.

When it comes to control on the road the Mazda CX-30 sets the bar high. With excellent handling thanks to its powerful engine and traction system, the CX-30 ups the ante with paddle shifters found mounted on the steering-wheel. This allow for easy shifting between gears right at your fingertips.

Mazdas i-Activ all-wheel drive 

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Charging a Car Battery

Charging a dead battery is more than just hooking a charger. One should know the terminals very well, an example of this is that one should know which airport to remove first when one needs to remove a battery and how long one should charge a battery.

When to get ready to charge a battery
It is effortless for anyone to get a shock when charging a battery, so one should consider first the tools when he or she is about to charge the battery. One should know where the battery resides in a car because there are different places…

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Does Your Vehicle Require Brake Service?

Brake bring a car to a stop. Or, at least they should when functioning correctly. Brake systems can malfunction when they suffer from wear or other issues. Drivers should request a routine brake inspection based on the manufacturers suggestion and if any problems arise.

If you own a relatively modern car, there may be warning lights on the dashboard. If a light goes off, indicating brake concerns, then an inspection might be a good plan. When driving around Burlingame, another warning may arise. 

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Putnam Mazda's Tire Care Tips

We here at Putnam Mazda always want our customers to understand the importance of proper vehicle maintenance. When you maintain things like your tires, you can make sure that you're going to be safe while driving. When it comes to things like tire pressure and tire tread, a little bit of maintenance and inspection goes a long way.

The tread on your tires will wear down as your tires age. You want to keep a close eye on this tread. If it's wearing down at an even pace, then make sure you know when it's time to…

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The Basics of Car Wax

One of the best ways to keep the exterior of your vehicle looking like new is to use car wax. If you ever wanted to know more about car wax, then here is a quick overview of what car wax is and how it should be used on your vehicle.

Car wax is a compound that is available in several different forms. There is the natural carnauba wax that comes from palm trees in brazil. There are also synthetic car waxes that are available as either a paste, a liquid or a spray. Each type of car wax has its…

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The Mazda CX-30 Will Take You Anywhere

If you love the idea of having freedom to go anywhere at any time, the Mazda CX-30 would be a great vehicle to consider. In addition to being versatile and sleek, this model is also exciting to drive. At Putnam Mazda, were often recommending the CX-30 to our customers interested in getting something with excellent value.

When you line the CX-30 up next to comparable vehicles in its class, the CX-30 outshines them all in terms of horsepower. Along with having 186 horsepower, it can output 186 pound-feet of torque. For a relatively compact vehicle, these numbers are impressive.

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Common Motor Oil Myths

There are various types of myths surrounding the engine oils. People are therefore urged to exercise caution whenever they are thinking about changing the motor oils. We have shared some of the most common myths surrounding the sector and the truth behind them.

1. Oil should be changed when they turn dark
Not true. Dark oil is not a strong indication that the oil is dirty or has stopped doing its job. Some oils turn dark immediately. The additives added in them start working.

 

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Notable Performance Features of the Mazda CX-30

When you want to get some affordable performance from a small SUV, then you will want to take a look at the Mazda CX-30. This top-selling SUV brings you driving fun that will enhance any ride. Here's a look at what the CX-30 offers.

Standard on the CX-30 is the Skyactiv®-G 2.5-liter engine that puts out up to 186 horsepower. This engine takes the CX-30 from 0 to 60 miles per hour in 7.8 seconds. Also, the CX-30 comes through when it comes to braking with a stopping distance of just 116 feet from 60 miles…

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Off-Roading Tips for Beginners

Off-roading can be the adventure of a lifetime in your vehicle. However, the thrill that you get out of it can be seriously hampered if you are not safe while engaging in this outdoor hobby. You could actually end up getting seriously hurt or worse.

To ensure that you enjoy yourself and minimize the chance of an accident, you need to take some basic safety precautions. These suggestions are some that off-roading beginners should keep in mind. First, you need to find a safe place for off-roading. It can be tempted to head out into some random field or beach…

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Embrace Classic Style in the Mazda MX-5 Miata

Our Putnam Mazda team is smitten with the vintage-inspired style of the Mazda MX-5 Miata. If you're a fan of this classic sports car, we think you'll feel the same way — this popular convertible roadster delivers the perfect blend of retro and contemporary style.

The first thing you'll notice about the MX-5 Miata is the aggressive body profile. Each contour is strong and striking — this is a car that merits a second glance. The bold contours flow effortlessly from front to back, giving the impression of speed and power even when the car is parked in your…

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