Archive for May, 2018

Mazda changes the way turbochargers deliver power in 2018

Monday, May 21st, 2018
A head-on photo of the 2018 Mazda6 parked in in an alley.

How is 2018 Mazda6 turbocharger different?

In a thankfully bygone era, vehicle buyers had to choose between performance and fuel economy. One of the most exciting trends in the automotive industry class occupied by the new Mazda6 sedan (now available at the Gorman McCracken Mazda showroom), is the implementation of turbochargers to naturally efficient four-cylinder engines. By no means is the automaker the first one to add this feature to its powertrains – but they have changed the way this component delivers power without sacrificing fuel efficiency. So, how is the 2018 Mazda6 turbocharger different? To put it simply, the Dynamic Pressure Turbocharger can spool up faster and at much lower RPM than many competing iterations. Let’s take a look. (more…)

You don’t have to give back your leased car if you don’t want to

Tuesday, May 15th, 2018
A stock photo of an automotive product expert ready to answer questions.

Should I buy my car when my lease is over?

Leasing is a great financial instrument which comes with several very tangible benefits. For most Gorman McCracken Mazda customers, when their lease is over, they will simply turn the vehicle back into us and drive home in their freshly leased Mazda vehicle. But there is another option that some people might not know about. Mazda customers have the option of keeping their leased vehicle when the term expires. So, should you buy your car when the lease is over? Like most financial questions, there is no one answer that will work for everyone. Certainly, any of the financing experts working in our showroom will be able to help you. But, to help customers learn the right questions to ask. We found some helpful videos that will kick-start your journey. (more…)

Mazda honors Japanese culture with interior design of new sedan

Monday, May 7th, 2018
An interior photo showing the various upholstery and accent materials used in the 2018 Mazda6.

What kind of accents are used in the 2018 Mazda6?

Now that the 2018 Mazda6 is finally available for sale or lease at dealerships like Gorman McCracken Mazda, the all-new sedan is going to be in a fight for attention in a very strong and popular segment of the automotive industry. To be sure, Mazda engineers brought their best efforts to bear in terms of performance and efficiency, but the manufacturer’s design team had to find new ways to help the Mazda6 stand out from the pack. In order to give the sedan’s top-of-the-line Signature trim grade an especially premium feel, the automaker explored its Japanese roots for the right kind of accents to be used in the 2018 Mazda6. The Sen wood trim will definitely attract the attention of buyers at Gorman McCracken Mazda. (more…)

Are you ready? The 2019 CX-3 to arrive soon to our showroom

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018

Release Date for the 2019 Mazda CX-3

May is going to be an exciting month for Gorman McCracken Mazda customers who have been patiently waiting the official release date for the 2019 Mazda CX-3. The compact crossover SUV has gone through a relatively extensive redesign for the upcoming model year. Once the new 2019 CX-3 is available for sale or lease at the Gorman McCracken Mazda showroom, customers will be getting a vehicle that offers more convenient storage options for small items, several safety and vehicle health-monitoring systems as well as the MAZDA CONNECT™ infotainment system which can be controlled through natural voice commands or multi-function Commander control knob. We expect the new crossover SUV to arrive go on sale in the next few weeks – if not sooner. (more…)