Archive for the ‘Technology’ Category
How to Access Pandora through MAZDA CONNECT™
Among the MAZDA CONNECT™ system’s many strengths are its diverse streaming capabilities. The setup offers a triad of internet radio applications — Aha Radio, Pandora and Stitcher — all for streaming music and other audio content. Among the most popular internet radio services, Pandora stands out in its talent for music discovery, offering advanced music curation based on the listener’s song preferences. Read on to learn how to access Pandora through your vehicle’s MAZDA CONNECT™ system. (more…)
2019 Mazda Lineup Standard and Available Drivetrain Options by Model
When shopping for a new vehicle, we’re faced with a long succession of difficult choices. Which body type do you want? How much cargo space is enough? Cloth- or leather-trimmed seats? Somewhere in the endless list of considerations, we’re faced with the question of which drivetrain option to opt for. Across the entire 2019 Mazda lineup, we find a total of three drivetrain options to choose from – front-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive and i-ACTIV all-wheel drive®. Read on for more information on the standard and available drivetrain options offered on the 2019 Mazda lineup by model. (more…)
How to Use Mazda Push Button Start
Mazda’s push button start system is remarkably easy to use, but getting used to the new method may take a few go’s. Get the basics down pat when we review some important intel on how to use Mazda push button start. (more…)
Which 2019 Mazda Models Offer Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™?
As we roll through the 2019 model year, drivers can now find advanced smartphone integrative technologies on more Mazda models than ever before. Read on to see exactly which 2019 Mazda models offer Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ and on which trim levels these features can be found standard. (more…)
How to Sync your Phone to MAZDA CONNECT™ via Bluetooth
Whether you’re sending a quick text, setting up navigation or queuing up the next song on your playlist, turning your attention to your smartphone while driving is a dangerous habit. MAZDA CONNECT™ helps eliminate the risk by allowing you to safely access many off your smartphone’s applications right from your vehicle’s touchscreen. Available on every model of the Mazda lineup, MAZDA CONNECT™ is a next-generation vehicle infotainment system that offers a far wider range of features and functions than your typical setup. Let’s get started with this guide on how to sync your phone to MAZDA CONNECT™ via Bluetooth. (more…)
How To Use MAZDA CONNECT™ Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™
We all love to listen to the Greatest Showman soundtrack on family road trips and with the MAZDA CONNECT™ touchscreen infotainment system taking center stage in the 2019 Mazda CX-5 – it is easier than ever. Learn how to use MAZDA CONNECT™ Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ to listen to your favorite music on your next family adventure with this how-to guide and video series. Visit the Gwatney Mazda of Germantown inventory today to find a Mazda car or crossover that will upgrade your next adventure! (more…)
How To Use the Mazda CX-5 Active Driving Display
Tailor-made for drivers who love to get behind the wheel, the 2019 Mazda CX-5 is designed to deliver a one-of-a-kind experience at every turn. To make your experience safer and more intuitive, Mazda offers the Active Driving Display feature for select Mazda CX-5 trim levels – an innovative heads-up display that projects important driving information onto the windshield in front of the driver, to keep you informed and your eyes on the road. Information that can be displayed via the Active Driving Display includes – speed, navigation, warnings for Mazda i-ACTIVSENSE® safety systems, following distance, traffic signs and more. Learn how to use the Mazda CX-5 Active Driving Display with this quick step-by-step guide and how-to video. Visit the Gwatney Mazda of Germantown inventory today to find a Mazda car or crossover to fit your lifestyle! (more…)
How To Use the Mazda CX-5 360-Degree View Monitor
Equipped with an impressive list of technology and features, the 2019 Mazda CX-5 compact crossover is a fan favorite at Gwatney Mazda of Germantown. When you opt for select Mazda CX-5 trim levels, you will gain access to the 360-Degree View Monitor safety feature – a system of four cameras and parking sensors – that provide you with a 360-degree view of your Mazda vehicle.
The Mazda 360-Degree View Monitor provides drivers with four primary display modes that are accessible via the MAZDA CONNECT™ touchscreen display – Top View, Front View, Side View and Rear View. Additional parking sensors will protect you and your family on the road. Learn how to use the Mazda CX-5 360-Degree View Monitor with this quick step-by-step guide. Make sure to visit the Gwatney Mazda of Germantown inventory today to find a Mazda model that will fit your lifestyle! (more…)
What Are the 2019 Mazda3 Safety Features and Ratings?
Safety is a primary concern for families on the go and many families interested in the all-new 2019 Mazda3 want to know – what are the 2019 Mazda3 safety features and ratings? Families who choose the family-friendly Mazda3 Sedan and the sporty Mazda3 Hatchback at Gwatney Mazda of Germantown will enjoy award-winning safety ratings and technology at every turn. A recent recipient of the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) Top Safety Pick award, the 2019 Mazda3 belongs at the top of your automotive wish list. (more…)
How does the Mazda CX-5 alarm work?
You have worked hard to take your Mazda CX-5 home from the Gwatney Mazda of Germantown showroom. You curbed your unnecessary spending to save up for the down payment and you probably did hours and hours research before settling on the Mazda two-row crossover SUV. It’s only natural you will want to protect your investment. It’s not terribly uncommon for customers to ask our product experts, ‘How does the Mazda CX-5 alarm work?’ This is such an important piece of information that we thought it would be beneficial for us to lay out a step-by-step process. If you need more help or would like to see the vehicle’s anti-theft system in action, stop by our showroom today. (more…)