Archive for the ‘Tips and Tricks’ Category

How to keep snow and frost off of your windshield

Wednesday, January 17th, 2018
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We’ve all been a situation where we’ve been running late in the morning. Whether you slept in or you took an extra few minutes to perfect your look, being behind schedule can be stressful. What makes it even worse? Have to scrape stubborn ice or frost off your window. Not only does it take extra time, but you also don’t want to spend any extra time in the harsh cold. So how can you prevent ice and frost from forming on your windshield? Read on to find out!  (more…)

Have bad credit but need a new vehicle? We can help!

Tuesday, December 19th, 2017
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How to get a car loan with bad credit in Portsmouth NH 

Shopping for a new or new-to-you car isn’t easy, and if your credit is less than perfect, it can be downright stressful. Whether you’re finally ready to purchase your dream car or you’re looking for something more budget-conscious, our team at Seacoast Mazda is here to help. Keep reading to find out how to get a car loan with bad credit in Portsmouth, NH!  (more…)

How to pack a winter roadside emergency kit

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017
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Portsmouth isn’t exactly the snowiest area in the United States, but that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t be prepared for white fluff if and when it does fall during winter. Driving conditions are greatly affected not only by snow, but by the winter season in general, so it’s important to have a roadside emergency kit kept in your car at all times just in case. Wondering how to pack a winter emergency kit for your vehicle? Keep reading and we’ll fill you in on everything you need to know!  (more…)

6 Tips for making your brakes last longer

Monday, August 28th, 2017
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Although every vehicle undergoes normal wear and tear during its lifetime, there are several factors that can affect the longevity of certain parts and systems. For instance, you can follow these guidelines to help extend the life of your car’s brakes. (more…)

4 Tips and Tricks to Improve your Fuel Economy

Tuesday, June 27th, 2017
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We’re living in a gas-mileage crazed world. Everybody wants to get the most out of their tank of gas in order to keep more hard-earned money in their pockets. Here at Seacoast Mazda, we’ve come up with 4 simple tips that anyone can do improve the gas mileage on their vehicle.

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4 Benefits of buying a used car

Thursday, May 11th, 2017
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Car shoppers face several important decisions throughout the entire buying process. One of the first choices they must make, however, is whether to buy a new or used vehicle. Both options have their advantages and disadvantages, so car buyers must weigh the pros and cons before making a final decision. In order to assist shoppers, here are a few key benefits of buying a pre-owned car. (more…)

How to rebuild your credit

Monday, March 13th, 2017
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Most of the time, when you find out you have bad credit, you have just applied for something important–like a credit card, mortgage, or car loan–and were rejected. In addition to throwing a wrench in your plans, finding out you have bad credit can make you feel stuck with no way move forward. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to rebuild your credit and improve your credit score. (more…)

5 Tips for Taking Care of Your Tires

Tuesday, January 17th, 2017
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Proper tire care is crucial for making sure your vehicle is running efficiently and correctly. Taking care of your vehicle’s tires also helps you save money on gas and keeps you safe on the road. Here are 5 important tips for taking care of your tires that will help you to be sure they are working properly. (more…)

How to Find the Best Deal on a Used Car at Seacoast Mazda

Wednesday, December 21st, 2016
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Used Car Specials in Portsmouth NH

At Seacoast Mazda, we know there are many reasons why people choose to purchase a used car instead of a new model. And we know, a lot of the time, financial restraints top that list. Used cars are invariably cheaper than new models. And as an added bonus, they usually come equipped with pretty much all of the features found on new models. That’s why, as part of our ongoing efforts to be the first stop for used cars for everyone in Portsmouth, NH, and the surrounding area, we strive to make finding the best used car deals and specials as easy as possible. And it all starts right here on our website. (more…)

Making Sure Your Tires are Ready for Winter

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016
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When Do I Need to Replace My Tires?

Winter is upon us here in Portsmouth, NH, which means snow and ice are right around the corner. We all know winter weather is unpredictable, to say the least, so now is the time many people begin to prepare their vehicle for the poor driving conditions that follow in winter’s wake. This is known as “winterizing” your vehicle, and one of the most important aspects of the process is making sure your tires are ready to keep you safe and on the road as conditions begin to worsen. But how do you know when you need to replace your tires? How do you know if they’ll last another season or if now’s the time to install a new set? Well, that’s why we’re here – to make sure your automobile is ready for winter and everything that comes with it. (more…)