Archive for June, 2018

2019 Miata gets big boost in performance output for new model year

Wednesday, June 20th, 2018
A photo of the 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata parked under an overhang.

Release Date for the 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata

The upcoming class of new 2019 Mazda vehicles promises to be one of the most exciting in a long time. No discussion of the new Mazda lineup is complete without bringing up what the automaker is bringing to the Miata. Gorman McCracken Mazda buyers who are interested in the release date for 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata won’t have to wait long to find out when they can take one home. The automaker will start shipping the lightweight roadster to dealerships around the country – like Gorman McCracken Mazda – this fall. In the meantime, they have thankfully released a few exciting details about what the 2019 Miata will have to offer when it does in fact land at our showroom. (more…)

Did you hear that? If you did hear something, this is what it could mean

Monday, June 18th, 2018
A stock photo of someone looking under the hood of a broken down car.

What certain car noises mean and how bad is it?

When your vehicle is working properly, it should almost be like an automotive symphony. There will be high and low notes with varying pitch. Once something upsets the balance, it won’t take a particularly good musical ear to know that something is wrong. If you’ve been hearing something that sounds off and you’re wondering what certain car noises mean and how bad it is, Gorman McCracken Mazda is here to help. We spoke with one of the many expert service technicians working in the Gorman McCracken Mazda Service Department to identify the most common sounds you’re likely to hear and how concerned you should be. If you have any questions or need to schedule an appointment, give us a call today. We’re always here to help. (more…)

Will your personality match the 2018 Mazda6? Find out quickly.

Wednesday, June 13th, 2018
An overhead photo of the 2018 Mazda6 parked between buildings.

2018 Mazda6 personality quiz

The 2018 Mazda6 is easily one of the most versatile sedans in its class. It is equipped with the latest technology the automaker has to offer as well as hosting one of Mazda’s most impressive powertrains. If you’re unsure if it’s right for you, this 2018 Mazda6 personality quiz could be exactly what you need for that last push. It’s a short and fun quiz that will show you how your personality type will benefit from having the new Mazda6 in your driveway. If you would like to verify the results of the quiz for yourself, make an appointment with a Gorman McCracken Mazda sales professional today to schedule a test drive. (more…)

Mazda3 makes KBB list for fifth consecutive year

Wednesday, June 6th, 2018
A left profile view of the 2018 Mazda3 parked on top of a parking structure.

Coolest sedans/hatchbacks for under $20,000

The only thing that stays the same, is that things are always changing. Records and cassettes gave way to MP3s. VHS and DVDs have largely been replaced with streaming services. In the automotive world, crossover SUVs are now the most popular class of vehicles in the United States. However, the Mazda3 has bucked that trend and has continued to top the most respected lists of the most desirable cars buyers can choose. Kelley Blue Book has been producing a list of the coolest sedans/hatchbacks for under $20,000 since 2003. In the intervening 15 years, the Mazda3 has topped the list several times and 2018 marks the vehicle’s fifth consecutive year being in the top spot. Let’s take a look at why the Mazda3 continues to be such a strong performer. (more…)