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Check Your Spare Tire Before This Driving Season

If you've ever had a flat tire, you're probably experienced with a compact spare, also known as, a "donut." They can be pesky to change, but they'll get the job done until you're able to get into the dealership. Budd Baer Mazda also wants to make you aware of a great alternative.

A full-sized spare offers you a little more flexibility when it comes to timing. You'll be able to drive at normal speeds, and you won't have to get to the dealership as quickly for a replacement or repair. However, you'll need…
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Two Perks of the Mazda Certified Pre-Owned Program

We here at Budd Baer Mazda can't stop talking about the many perks of the Mazda Certified Pre-Owned program. Roadside assistance 24/7 and a three-month trial of SiriusXM Satellite Radio are just two that get us excited. Here are two more.

7-Year/100,000-Mile Limited Powertrain Warranty

The Mazda Certified Pre-Owned Limited Powertrain Warranty provides coverage for every component of the engine, transmission and drivetrain. You may never even need to use the warranty, but having it brings peace of mind to your ownership tenure. Plus, if you need to sell your...
 

 

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The Bumper to Bumper Advantage

The Bumper to Bumper Warranty is one of the warranties you are going to hear a lot about when looking for a vehicle. This is one warranty that often talked about along with the Powertrain warranty. However, you might want to consider the Bumper-to-Bumper Warranty because of the advantages you can get.

The Bumper-to-Bumper Warranty covers everything from the front bumper to the rear bumper including the powertrain. The other vehicle systems are also covered. Therefore, any system that fails but is not essential to the running of the vehicle is going to be covered when it comes to expenses…

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Reasons to Purchase a Used Vehicle

While its always tempting to purchase a brand-new car, there are many arguments to be made for getting a used one instead. At Budd Baer Mazda, we believe it's possible to find a great car for an outstanding price to drive around Washington.

Reliability is always a concern when buying a used car. With modern technology, it's easy to get a vehicle history report. Companies such as Carfax and AutoCheck can use a car or truck's VIN to verify its mileage and check for any past accidents or damage. You'll also be able to see how…
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Technology and the Mazda6 Make the Perfect Couple

A thoroughly modern midsize sedan, the Mazda6 offers technology that is just as up to date. This popular sedan brings the latest tech to you, with easy voice and tap control. Where do you want to start?

Apple CarPlay Integration makes it easy to access your playlists, maps, contacts, and other apps using only your voice via Siri. The system can read your text messages out loud and allows you to reply by voice command. For Android users, Android Auto integration brings similar technology and ease of use into play.
 

 

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Safe, Sophisticated & Stylish: Mazda CX-9

Mazda CX-9 boasts everything we love about a 3-row SUV: spacious interior, leather upholstery, exceptional handling and ahead-of-trend safety features. In fact, the Mazda CX-9 has such standout safety features, it's hard for us at Budd Baer Mazda to pick our favorites. After some discussion, we narrowed it down to two that we think are worth mentioning.

Rear Cross Traffic Alert

Don't ever worry about backing out of a parking lot space into a vehicle crossing behind you. Rear Cross Traffic Alert detects approaching vehicles from either side, giving you a visual warning in the display and 
 
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Stay Safe in the Rain With These Two Tips

 

No one likes peering through a windshield full of water or hydroplaning on a puddle when it's raining. It can be downright dangerous, especially if you're not prepared. But there are some preventative measures that you can take to ensure that your drive is safe, and at Budd Baer Mazda, we want you to have the best techniques at hand, so here are a few tips.

One of the easiest ways to ensure that you're doing well is slow down when it's raining. Make sure that there's plenty of distance between you and the other…
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How to Budget for a Road Trip

There are many ways that you can enjoy a trip without having to spend too much money. For instance, you can pack your own food or entertainment instead of buying fast food or spending money on a concert. In some cases, towns and cities will host free concerts or other events that you can enjoy with your friends.

It is always a good idea to plan out your route ahead of time. This can help you calculate how much money to bring for gas, lodging and other trip expenses. In some cases, it may be necessary to prioritize spending on…

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What Keeps You Safer with the Mazda CX-3

It’s one thing to be told that a vehicle is safe. It’s another to be shown. At Budd Baer Mazda, we’ll show you why the Mazda CX-3 is such a popular subcompact SUV. You can feel safer in Washington knowing that the vehicle is packed with safety features.

What sets the Mazda CX-3 apart from so many other vehicles is that the safety features are standard. You don’t have to pay extra or go to a higher trim level to get a rearview camera, blind spot monitoring with rear cross traffic alert, or Smart City brake…
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The 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF Lives Up to Its Powerful Bloodline


The 2019 Mazda MX-5 RF Miata comes from a long line of powerful and luxurious vehicles. This powerful sports car brings many features to the table that allow it to live up to its illustrious bloodline. These include well-crafted, 2.0L motors as well as special lightweight construction materials.

The Mazda MX-5 Miata RF is capable of putting out 181hp at over 7,000 RPM, measures that give it the title of fastest and most powerful Miata ever. This performance is supported by a 2.0L, 16-valve overhead cam system with variable intake valve timing (VVT)...
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