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Traveling with Pets - Do it Safely

If you’re planning on traveling with your family pet, we want to make sure you and the pet are as safe as possible. Come to Budd Baer Mazda and see what we have in the way of pet travel supplies. We can also offer you some helpful tips on making traveling with your pet as safe and fun as possible.

As much as pets enjoy traveling with their owners, it can be scary for a pet if it’s new to them. Make sure they’re comfortable before leaving home and have the pet contained in a crate or…

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Winter and Summer Both Take a Toll

It's popular belief that your car battery is only affected in the winter. But both seasons can weaken a healthy battery. It's important to take steps before the seasons change to make sure your battery is at full strength.

Winter extreme temperatures weaken a battery by requiring the battery work twice as hard as it would under normal temperatures. The chemical make-up of your battery is altered in cold temperatures. On top of oil that becomes thicker causing the engine to pull more on the battery, the chemicals in the battery weaken your battery. 

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The Mazda MX-5 Miata Highlights

The Mazda MX-5 Miata has dramatic sports car styling. The compact design balances weight, wind, and power to offer a true sports driving experience. When installing headlamps and accents, the Mazda designers had to invent new ways to blend form and function. The LED low-beans fit next to parabolic LED high beams. Below the headlamps, they placed a curved row of LED running lights.

Local drivers appreciate the compact, aerodynamic form of the MX-5 Miata. The bright round rear running lights add the perfect style for this classic roadster design. 

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Mazda CX-3 Design Features

The 2018 Mazda CX-3 is a sight to behold from the inside out. On the exterior, you are met with an SUV that is bold yet not overwhelming. The front end definitely lets onlookers know that you are coming down the street. Still, there is a sleekness to the CX-3 that screams "class."

The interior is also one of sophistication. Drivers can expect the standard infotainment center that comes with the majority of SUVs in the present era. The one thing that makes the CX-3 standout, however, is its simplicity. 

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Cooling System Back-to-School Service for Your Vehicle

The biggest reason why it is so important to get the cooling system checked in your vehicle this upcoming school season is because it is made up of so many important parts. These are a few of the areas of the cooling system your service center mechanic will check.

The radiator fan must be operating perfectly to help cool down the fluids as they are being pushed through the radiator. 

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Mazda6: Braking and Control Power

Mazda6 is a popular midsize sedan because of its many safety features. This Mazda has advanced braking technology coupled with traction and handling power.

The Mazda6 has anti-lock brakes, which keep the tires from locking when you are braking. If the tires do not lock up, the wheels can maintain contact with the ground. Working with this system is the electronic brake force distribution. 

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The Efficient Technology Features of the Mazda CX-5

For those who want an SUV, but want to enjoy the overall efficiency of a smaller vehicle, the Mazda CX-5 is a vehicle to check out. This SUV seats five passengers, and it has plenty of power to get you where you want to go. The Mazda CX-5 has several technology features that make it a vehicle that you would want to own.

The new Mazda CX-5 features cylinder deactivation. When the vehicle is going downhill or maintaining its speed on a flat surface, two of the cylinders will deactivate for fuel efficiency. The CX-5 is also equipped with i-ACTIV…

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Drive Safe Thanks to the Multi-Faceted Features of the Mazda CX-9

If you're looking for an SUV that seats as many as seven passengers, safety is key. You need to be able to trust your vehicle's safety features to keep you and your passengers free from harm——to protect you from potholes, blind spots, and heavy traffic. The Mazda CX-9 is a popular 3-row SUV equipped with all the features you need to stay safe on the road.

These Mazda models have advanced blind spot monitoring, which alerts drivers to objects and vehicles in their blind spot. When a fast-moving car is entering the blind spot area, the side…

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What driver assist safety programs are there in the Mazda CX-3?

One of the principal problems with automobiles has always been other vehicles and pedestrians behind the vehicle. Mazda solved the issue with the addition of rear cross-traffic alert and blind-spot monitoring systems.

The rear cross-traffic alert system uses a radar detector mounted in the rear bumper to detect motion anywhere in the area to the rear of the car. When you are backing out of a blind area, your rear cross-traffic alert system lets you know if anything is coming through audio and visual alerts. The blind-spot monitoring system gets its info from motion detectors mounted...

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The Mazda MX-5 Has Tech Features That Add Convenience and Keep You Safe

The 2018 Mazda MX-5 combines style, with the latest technology and convenience. You can easily put the roof of the vehicle on or off in this convertible vehicle by just pressing a button from the driver's seat.

Another feature that adds convenience is the high beam control. This feature automatically adjusts your high beams when there are oncoming vehicles. You will now no longer need to manually toggle between high and low beam lights every time another car approaches you.

A safety feature included in the 2018 Mazda MX-5 is the rear cross traffic alert. It will alert you…

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