Archive for July, 2018

Consumer Reports has a few tips to help you save money with your vehicle

Tuesday, July 31st, 2018
A overhead photo of the 2018 Mazda6.

Consumer Reports video tips about cars

As the owner of a vehicle, there is a lot of knowledge to get your arms around. How can you get the best deal on a car loan? What kind of things do I need to look out for? Is buying or leasing a better deal for me? If you were to look for all of this information on your own, you’d have to chain yourself to your laptop for hours. However, you’re in luck, some of the product experts working at the Gorman McCracken Mazda showroom have done the heavy lifting for you. We went to one of the most respected sources for consumer news, Consumer Reports – well their YouTube channel anyway. Here are some Consumer Reports tips about cars that you might find very useful. (more…)

2018 Mazda6 picks up strong crash protection scores for current model year

Monday, July 30th, 2018

How safe is the 2018 Mazda6 in a crash?

Mazda has ushered in a new era in design and technology for the 2018 Mazda6. Some of the most exciting additions to the popular midsize sedan include redesigned seats that are not only more supportive and comfortable but also ventilated on some trims as well as a comprehensive suite of safety systems. It’s the latter of these changes that have made some news that the Gorman McCracken Blog is excited to tell you about. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has released its evaluation for the new sedan. So, how safe is the 2018 Mazda6 in a crash? According to the experts of the IIHS, it’s pretty safe. Let’s take a look at how the Mazda6 can protect drivers and passengers. (more…)

2019 MX-5 improves fuel economy scores for new model year

Wednesday, July 11th, 2018
A left profile photo of the 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata parked under an overhang.

Fuel Economy scores for the 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata

We’ve told just about everyone who will listen how excited we are about the improvements made to the new Mazda Miata that will be arriving at Gorman McCracken Mazda later this year. Not only has the automaker found a way to boost the convertible’s performance for the new model year, but it has done so without negatively affecting the fuel economy scores for the 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata. The United States government released its official fuel efficiency estimates, and we think potential buyer considering the newest version of the Miata will be very impressed. Let us know right away if you would like to start the pre-ordering process before the 2019 MX-5 Miata arrives. (more…)

Mazda could maybe, possibility be thinking about changing its infotainment options

Thursday, July 5th, 2018
A photo of the infotainment system available in many Mazda vehicles.

Can I connect my Apple/Android phone to my Mazda vehicle?

Very few industries are as quick to adopt new technology as those in the automotive world. Mazda vehicles are well-regarded for using cutting-edge methodology to provide plenty of power while still offering top-shelf fuel economy scores. As important as those elements are to the continued success of all new Mazda vehicles, buyers have been asking for improvements in other places. Since new connectivity options have become more commonplace, the team of product experts at Gorman McCracken Mazda often fields questions from customers asking, ‘Can I connect my Apple/Android phone to my Mazda vehicle?’ According to an online article from a reputable source, the answer appears to be, a very clear, maybe. (more…)