Archive for November, 2018

Mazda introduces new Mazda3 in Los Angeles

Friday, November 30th, 2018

New Mazda3 redesign photos and video

A new era is dawning in the Mazda lineup that is coming to the Gorman McCracken Mazda showroom. One of the most exciting vehicles that our customers will be able to see is the Mazda3, both the sedan and hatchback versions. The automaker has made several radical changes that will make the Mazda3 more fun to drive and own. There are still several details that have yet to be released. However, we are so excited about these developments that our product experts wanted people to get a look at the new platform as soon as possible. Check out these new Mazda3 redesign photos and video from the 2018 Los Angeles Auto Show. If you have any questions before it gets here, make an appointment with a Gorman McCracken Mazda product expert today. (more…)

Mazda expands smartphone integration to more models

Tuesday, November 27th, 2018
A photo of someone plugging their smartphone into a Mazda infotainment system.

Can I add smartphone apps to any Mazda vehicle?

A few months ago, Mazda announced that it would be providing owners of certain trims of the 2018 Mazda6, the chance to have Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ capability retrofitted in their vehicles. Naturally, we and many of our customers were very excited to hear this news. However, the team of product experts working in the Gorman McCracken Mazda showroom started to receive a lot of calls, text messages and emails from other customers wondering, ‘Can I add smartphone apps to any Mazda vehicle?’ As of a few days ago, we can start calling them back with good news. The automaker has decided to expand the technologies availability to almost every one of its vehicles that are from 2014 and newer. (more…)

Several upgrades confirmed for 2019 Mazda CX-5

Tuesday, November 13th, 2018

Release date for the 2019 Mazda CX-5

A few weeks ago, we brought you a bit of interesting news about the future of the Mazda CX-5. Not only has the automaker confirmed that its middle crossover SUV will be getting a turbocharged engine, but the Gorman McCracken Mazda Blog has also learned a few more interesting bits of news prior to the release date for the 2019 Mazda CX-5. The headline for the new model year is that Mazda’s 2019 lineup is going to easily rank among the most technologically-advanced vehicles in each class they occupy. Owners will be able to integrate their smartphones into their daily commute. If you would like to start the pre-ordering process for the 2019 Mazda CX-5 before it arrives at the Gorman McCracken Mazda showroom. (more…)

Mazda teases possible diesel engine for future models

Tuesday, November 6th, 2018
A stock photo of a Mazda engine.

Is Mazda making a diesel engine?

When most people think of diesel engines, they see mental images of big rigs lumbering down the road with black smoke billowing out of the stacks. Mazda isn’t a stranger to defying the status quo when it comes to developing advanced engine technology. In fact, there are rumors floating around the internet that Mazda may be flirting with the idea of bringing its rotary engine back into production, but we digress. So, is Mazda making a diesel engine? Yes, they are. However, there are still some unanswered questions about as to when it will appear and on which models will feature a diesel engine. Let’s take a look at what we know to this point. (more…)