Is the Mazda3 being redesigned soon?
This is one of the most exciting times of the year for those of us in the automotive industry. The 2018 Los Angeles Auto Show kicks off the season next month and it’s often home to several ground-breaking announcements from original equipment manufacturers. Mazda released a short teaser video which led several of us working at Gwatney Mazda of Germantown to wonder out loud, ‘Is the Mazda3 being redesigned soon?’ The few details we can glean from the 15-second video seems to hint that it will be. Unfortunately, there isn’t any further information available, so we don’t have much to add in the way of concrete facts. If this is the kind of thing that interests you, be sure to stop by our blog regularly. Read the rest of this entry »
How does the Mazda i-ACTIV AWD® system work?
Tennessee might not be a winter wonderland like our neighbors to the north, but we get just enough each year that it pays to be prepared. It doesn’t take much snow to make winter driving difficult if not actually treacherous. Mazda engineers understand that being able to drive with confidence is important in providing a positive ownership experience with its vehicles. The current Mazda lineup available at the Gwatney Mazda of Germantown offers three models with the automaker’s all-wheel-drive system, the Mazda CX-3, Mazda CX-5 and Mazda CX-9. So, how does the Mazda i-ACTIV AWD® system work? Let’s take a look at why you might want to consider a Mazda crossover SUV with this feature when you’re shopping for a new vehicle. Read the rest of this entry »
Which Mazda vehicles will come with smartphone integration?
When Mazda announced that it was going to retrofitting certain trims of the 2018 Mazda6 with a new infotainment system to compatible with the Android Auto™ and Apple CarPlay™ — everyone at Gwatney Mazda of Germantown got very excited. Once we realized that the flagship sedan was going to be available with technology, our product experts almost immediately started getting questions from customers asking, ‘Which Mazda vehicles will come with smartphone integration?’ Thanks to a new information release from our manufacturing partner, we can finally answer that question a bit better. The 2019 Mazda CX-9 will join the Mazda6 in offering in-car access to this cutting-edge technology. Let’s take a look at what shoppers can expect. Read the rest of this entry »
What is Mazda Mobile Start and how does it work?
The technology available in Mazda vehicles – specifically the 2018 Mazda6 – is taking a huge leap forward with the implementation of smartphone integration into the automaker’s popular midsize sedan. However, nobody should be mistaken that the rest of the automaker’s line available at Gwatney Mazda of Germantown is being left out. So, what is Mazda Mobile Start and how does it work. Like most convenience technology today, Mazda Mobile Start is based in a smartphone app, allowing owners to control certain aspects of their Mazda vehicle from almost anywhere on the planet. If you have any questions about the new technology or if you need little more helping to get the most out of what you have in your driveway, make an appointment to speak with one of our product experts today. Read the rest of this entry »
New feature and accessory information for the 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata
Gwatney Mazda of Germantown is very happy to announce that we’ve finally received the first delivery of the vastly updated and upgraded 2019 version of the Mazda MX-5 Miata. As of right now, we only have the RF version with the retractable hardtop in stock, but we expect the alternate soft top version to be available in the showroom very soon. We’ve already discussed a few topics about the popular roadster, but now that we’ve received some new feature and accessory information for the 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata. Our product experts thought that people would want to learn more about what the vehicle as to offer before they schedule a test drive or stop by the showroom. If you have any more questions, please call or email the showroom. Read the rest of this entry »
Are there any kid-friendly Halloween parties around Memphis, TN?
You and, especially your kids, probably already know which house hands out the best candy during Halloween. If you’re interested in trying something new, you might have started wondering, ‘Are there any kid-friendly Halloween parties around Memphis, TN?’ Several of the product experts around the Gwatney Mazda of Germantown showroom have been working through a similar conundrum, in anticipation of the holiday. Since our team was already thinking about this, we thought it would be a good idea to share what we’ve found with you. If you like what you’ve read, let us know when you stop by the dealership to take a look at your next Mazda purchase or lease. Read the rest of this entry »
Which Mazda models come with Apple CarPlay/Android Auto?
The 2018 model year is going to be a very exciting one for Gwatney Mazda of Germantown customers – especially those who are considering taking home the automaker’s newest midsize sedan. Since our manufacturing partner announced that they will be making some impressive upgrades available to its infotainment system, our product experts have seen a definite uptick in people asking, which Mazda models come with Apple CarPlay™/Android Auto™?’ The most current information available says that the automaker will be starting with this year’s flagship sedan, the 2018 Mazda6, as its first vehicle to offer smartphone integration. Let’s take a look at what customers will need to do to get this capability in their hands. Read the rest of this entry »
What is the Mazda Active Driving Display?
Mazda has a wonderful new technology available in many of its cars called the Active Driving Display. What is the Mazda Active Driving Display? Essentially, it’s a heads-up display that can provide all sorts of relevant information. Not only will it tell you how fast you’re going, but it will also tell you what your cruise control is set at, navigation directions, and more. Read the rest of this entry »
Does the 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF come with a manual?
Do you love driving a vehicle with a manual transmission? Do you want a roadster? Then you may be wondering, does the 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF come with a manual transmission? Of course it does, and we have all the deals. Read the rest of this entry »
What is the Mazda VISION COUPE concept?
Do you love concept cars? Who doesn’t? They are unique and innovative looks at what the future could hold, and though these concepts rarely make their way into reality in whole form, many of their aspects do. Mazda is already known for its interesting designs, and their concept cars are even more interesting. That’s why we would like to introduce you to the Mazda VISION COUPE concept. What is the Mazda VISION COUPE concept? We’ll provide all the details. Read the rest of this entry »