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Kelley Blue Book Reviews All-New 2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF (Retractable Fastback)

It's not the fastest or the most advanced sports car, but according to a new review from Kelley Blue Book®, the Mazda MX-5 Miata, now available as an RF, or Retractable Fastback, model for 2017, delivers a sublime open-air experience for driving enthusiasts. Among its many virtues are extraordinary responsiveness, reliability and exceptional handling and safety.

The new retractable hardtop makes the Miata feel sleek and secure as a coupe while still turning heads with the top down. Like its Mazda3 sibling, the MX-5 features a bright, stand-up infotainment screen...

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End of Summer Mazda Auto Service in San Diego, CA

School is back in session for many San Diego families, and with the busy holiday season just around the corner, it is the perfect time to have your Mazda vehicle serviced at the Hine Mazda dealership. k forward to working with you so you can enjoy a safe and reliable commute for the remainder of the year.

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All-New 2017 Mazda CX-5 Brings Dynamic Handling, Comfort, and Premium Amenities

Ever since its debut, the Mazda CX-5 has been the crossover for those who value utility, but also hit the gas when the road gets windy. Now that its second generation has kicked off for the 2017 model, the CX-5 is more fun to drive than ever, and comes with an even more upscale interior. With an array of safety features in tow, this crossover breaks the mold in a myriad of ways.

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Do You Want Better Mileage for Your Vehicle?

You can try to get better mileage by simply following a few basics. They are not difficult, and in fact, they make sense.

Do not speed away from a stop, such as a red light or stop sign. Apply increasing pressure slowly until you reach your intended speed.

Use cruise control when you can. This saves a lot of gas by not moving the accelerator up and down.

Inflate your tires to the proper level. This may account for quite a large gain in mileage...

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Three Reasons Why You Should Wash Your Car

Car ownership and maintenance is generally a large financial investment. Keeping it up to date with regular maintenance with us at John Hine Mazda San Diego in San Diego, CA, is a large part of up keeping your vehicle, but by cleaning it with regular washes, this is also necessary for the following reasons:

First, keeping it clean makes it look much nicer than it would look covered in dirt and grime. A dirty car may indicate that the owner hasn’t taken good care of their investment and this can affect resale values...

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My Brakes Are Fine. They Do Not Need Adjustment. Right?

As you drive and put pressure on your vehicle’s brakes, your brake pads rub against the disc. This causes friction, and this is what makes your car slow down or come to a complete stop. This causes wear on those moving parts, and eventually, it wears the brakes down.

It is important to have your brakes inspected on a regular basis, such as that timetable in your vehicle owner's manual. Failure to complete regular maintenance may invalidate your warranty...

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Saving Money with Tire Inspections

Many drivers understand the important role that their tires play on their safety. Without well-functioning tires, your family is at risk of:

- damage to your axles, wheel system, and brakes

- inefficient gas mileage

- poor overall car functioning...

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What the Check Engine Light Can Tell You About your Car

The check engine light is part of the engine's self-diagnosis system. It's there to make sure the car's engine and related components are running in top condition. So what does it mean when the check engine light turns on?

The check engine light lets you know when something isn't running quite right. This can be a wide range of things, from the radiator in the front all the way to the charcoal filter in the rear. Often times it's a simple repair, like changing spark plugs or tightening your gas cap...

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Buying vs. Leasing a Mazda for Your Next Vehicle

Consumers who are looking to replace their old vehicle and get a new one will often need to figure out if they want to buy a car or lease it. Either one of these options provides consumers with an easy way to enjoy the benefits of driving a new car. However, each consumer has their preferences and unique need as well. Therefore, some are better off with one option over the other. Individuals who are looking to get a new car at the most affordable terms may want to lease it...

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