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What Features are Included in the 2017 Mazda CX-3’s Available Packages?

Tuesday, November 1st, 2016
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2017 Mazda CX-3 Available Package Features

There aren’t a whole lot of new features in the 2017 Mazda CX-3 when compared to the 2016 model year version, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t a ton to get excited about. Each trim level received new upgrades both inside and out, including new standard features like new wheels, new safety features, new driver assistance systems and new connectivity and entertainment features. But the fun doesn’t have to stop there. The 2017 Mazda CX-3 also comes with two new available packages which allow you to customize your new CX-3 so it perfectly matches your needs. It also has two available premium exterior paint options – crystal while pearl and soul red metallic – to choose from for further customization. (more…)

What Trim Options are Available for the 2017 Mazda3?

Tuesday, October 11th, 2016
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2017 Mazda3 New Trim Options and Features

The 2017 Mazda3 has arrived and we’ve got it right here at Seacoast Mazda in Portsmouth, NH. The new 2017 Mazda3 comes packed with upgrades and new features. Headlining those additions is Mazda’s new G-Vectoring Control, which uses the engine to refine steering and handling to match driver inputs and is the first in a series of new-generation vehicle motion control technologies collectively known as SKYACTIV-VEHICLE DYNAMICS. But while most everything in and about the 2017 Mazda3 has been made more impressive, one aspect has been simplified – its trim options. So let’s take a look at what that means for you. (more…)

How Advanced are the 2017 Mazda6 Driver Assistance Systems?

Wednesday, October 5th, 2016
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2017 Mazda6 New Driver Assistance Safety Features

The new 2017 Mazda6 has received a number of rather substantial updates and upgrades over the previous model year. Many of these can be seen as soon as you approach the new Mazda6, including a new exterior mirror turn lamp design and a new available machine gray metallic exterior paint. Even more updates can be seen within the Mazda6, including a new steering wheel design which comes with an available option for a heated steering wheel, the MAZDA CONNECT infotainment system, available heated rear seats, available black headliner and available Nappa leather-trimmed sport seats. But the Mazda6’s most substantial upgrades aren’t cosmetic. They’re the advanced new driver assistance features that make the 2017 Mazda6 one of the safest, most reliable cars on the market today. (more…)

When Can We Expect the 2017 Mazda CX-5?

Wednesday, September 28th, 2016
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2017 Mazda CX-5 Release Date and New Features

Not much is presently known about what’s in store for the 2017 Mazda CX-5, but a few things are certain. For one, the new CX-5 will continue to be one of the most popular options in the crossover SUV class due to Mazda’s ongoing commitment to keeping its lineup fresh, sophisticated and updated. The 2016 Mazda CX-5 received a slight redesign and was packed to the brim with new technology and safety features, and the 2017 CX-5 promises to keep that tradition alive and well. The 2017 Mazda CX-5 also promises to once again be the versatile, sporty and elegant vehicle its fans have come to expect. (more…)

What is Mazda’s New G-Vectoring Control Feature?

Friday, September 2nd, 2016
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New Feature Highlight: G-Vectoring Control

Mazda is going all-in this new model year on its motto of Jinba-Ittai, which roughly translates to “person and horse as one body.” Mazda is endeavoring to create a more harmonious relationship between vehicle and driver, mirroring the relationships that formed throughout history between horses and their riders. The first step in reaching that goal is the implementation of a new feature called G-Vectoring Control (GVC), which is the first in a series of new-generation vehicle motion control technologies collectively known as SKYACTIV-VEHICLE DYNAMICS. We realize none of those of those words may mean anything to you, so we’re going to highlight exactly what G-Vectoring Control means for you as a driver. (more…)

How to use Mazda push-button start

Monday, July 18th, 2016
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If you’ve never used a push-button start vehicle, it can be confusing at times! We’ll show you exactly how to use a Mazda push-button start so you’ll have no problem adapting to your new vehicle from Seacoast Mazda!

Does Mazda have Apple CarPlay and Android Auto?

Friday, July 15th, 2016
Does Mazda have Apple CarPlay?

We use our smartphones constantly. Whether we’re looking for Pokemon or trying to find a mysterious burger joint with the help of GPS, it’s tough to deny that smartphones and tablets have become a huge part of our lives. In the past, many automakers opted to use their own infotainment systems in their touchscreen displays. When Apple and Google rolled out competing vehicle-based operating systems many automakers made the switch — this has led to many folks asking, “Does Mazda have Apple CarPlay and Android Auto?”