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Looking Around the New 2019 Mazda CX-3

The Mazda CX-3 is a subcompact crossover that is a popular model in its category. The new 2019 Mazda CX-3 offers its occupants simplicity while also offering many enjoyable features.

Cargo Space

The 2019 Mazda CX-3 offers as much space as possible with 60/40 split-folding rear seats. The model has a total cargo space of 44.5 cubic feet.

Audio System

The exterior of the 2019 Mazda CX-3 has been optimized with several noise dampening systems. As a result of the dampening, the audio system in the CX-3 can be heard much more clearly.
 
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Should I Use All-Season Tires In The Winter?

Most of the new cars sold come with all-season tires already on them. These tires provide good traction in the normal driving conditions experienced throughout the year. Some people wonder if they should switch over to winter tires when that season rolls around. Budd Baer Mazda would like to provide you with some tire guidance.

All-season tires are made to perform well in summer and winter. However, they are not made to handle the extremes of either season. Winter tires have a deeper tread than all-season tires....

 

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Extreme Temperatures and Car Batteries - What You Need to Know

The time of the year is upon us when extreme temperatures are a concern for vehicle owners. At Budd Baer Mazda we want to make sure you have the information you need to understand how extreme temperatures affect your car's battery. This will help you select the proper battery for your vehicle.

The most important thing to understand is that both cold and hot temperatures can affect a car battery. In fact, hot temperatures often cause more damage to batteries. It is extremes in temperature that cause a problem, not the temperature itself.
 

 

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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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