Performance Features of the Mazda CX-30

The Mazda CX-30 has made a name for itself as one of the top subcompact sport utility vehicles seen on the roads of Burlingame thanks to the many great features included by the auto maker. With so much to like about the CX-30, its performance features set it apart from the competition.

The Mazda CX-30 offers plenty of power and fuel efficiency thanks to the Skyactiv-G 2.5-liter engine. It offers plenty of acceleration making the Mazda CX-30 fun to drive and one of the best handling vehicles in its class. Along with this ample power, the CX-30 also offers…

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Auto Finance Terms

When the time for buying a new car comes, one is always excited about the entire thing. When it comes to applying for a car loan, sometimes it becomes incredibly confusing. Some terms need applicants to be conversant with to avoid confusion. It would be best if you had confidence while making any financial decision. We shall try to share some of the most common terms used while applying for a loan.

Lender
Most lenders are banks or other forms of financial institutions. Some car dealers also act as lenders.

Interest Rate
The percentage that the lender charges when you…

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The Mazda CX-30 is Wonderful From a Performance Perspective

Just take the Mazda CX-30 on a test drive and you will understand why this is one of the more popular compact SUVs on the road today. There is a lot packed into this vehicle that you will be happy to have at your disposal. Passengers and drivers will all feel comfortable for the entire journey, and the performance of the CX-30 leaves nothing to be desired.

To start with, the wheels on this SUV make all of the difference in the world

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What You Need to Know About Powertrain and Bumper-to-Bumper Automobile Coverage

A very strict quality control process is used to determine if a vehicle is ready to head to our dealership to be sold, however there will be things that can go wrong in those first few years. Since the manufacturers that we work with stand by their craftsmanship, they provide powertrain and bumper-to-bumper warranty coverage for each of the vehicles that they sell. These two main types of coverage are quite different, and we’re here to explain them to you.

Powertrain coverage is something you’ll use if your vehicle is having a problem with something that’s going…

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Roadside Emergency Kits 101

Staying prepared for roadside emergencies is easier than you think. Our modern vehicles have a plethora of safety features that make it a cinch to get help and stay safe until it arrives. A roadside emergency kit just adds another layer of insurance. Here are our Putnam Mazda team's top roadside emergency kit tips.

Prep for Mechanical Breakdowns

A majority of roadside emergencies are mechanical breakdowns: dead batteries and flat tires. To prepare, make sure your kit has the following:

  • Jumper cables
  • Spare tire (wheel wrench and tripod jack to install)
  • Multifunction toolkit
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A Quick Look at the Alternator

With the exception of hybrids, all gas-powered vehicles contain alternators. What exactly is an alternator? We asked our Putnam Mazda service experts this common question. Here's their brief, basic answer.

Alternator vs. Battery

While the battery creates the first jolt that jumps the engine, it's the alternator that supplies continuous power to all of a vehicle's electrical systems. An alternator is more like a generator, transforming mechanical energy into electricity. The electricity recharges a vehicle's battery, 

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What the Mazda CX-30 Offers In Terms of Performance?

The Mazda CX-30 is a small SUV that brings you a high level of quality and affordability. However, the CX-30 is also known for giving you lots of performance for your money. Here are some of the most amazing performance features of the CX-30.

The Mazda CX-30 comes with a powerful 186 horsepower engine that allows you to have better command of the road. In fact, the CX-30 gives you a 0 to 60 mile per hour acceleration time of 7.2 seconds. This is more than enough acceleration to allow you to handle whatever the road brings you.

 

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Cleaning and Avoiding Pet Hair in Your Vehicle!

If you want to remove the pet hair in your vehicle, we at Putnam Mazda have a few tips! Once you have the hair in your car cleaned out, there are a few ways to limit the build-up of hair in the future!

Gather tools to get the air out of your car. Use a squeegee, tape, a wire brush for the carpets, and a small vacuum. Figure out which tool works well for your specific pet's hair. There may be a few tools that you need to keep in the trunk of your car for quick cleanups at…

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How to Boost Your Fuel Efficiency Numbers Thanks to Putnam Mazda

If you feel like you've been spending too much money on gas in the past few weeks, Putnam Mazda has some simple tips that can really help you increase the fuel efficiency numbers that your vehicle will experience.

-A lot of people neglect to check the tire pressure in all four of their tires. We recommend doing this routinely, and utilize your tire pressure monitoring system if you have one. Having too little or too much air in your tires can hurt your fuel economy.

-Investing in premium gas might seem counter-productive, but you can actually boost your efficiency…

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Find Out Everything You Need to Know About Auto-Dimming Mirrors

Interior and exterior side auto-dimming mirrors are designed to improve driving safety by reducing dangerous glare. Headlight glare coming from the rear can impair your vision. This can be extremely dangerous on dark rural roads. Putnam Mazda serving Burlingame has a wide selection of vehicles with this technology.

Auto-dimming mirror technology works by using a forward sensor that detects ambient lighting from the rear of the vehicle. This sensor triggers the sensor in the rear-view mirror to search for glare. 

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