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Which 2019 Mazda Vehicles Offer i-ACTIV AWD®?
Whether you’re dealing with icy pavement, rocky terrain or slick rain-kissed roads, all-wheel drive is an attractive option for drivers looking for enhanced control over unpredictable road conditions. Exclusive to the Mazda lineup, i-ACTIV® AWD is not your typical AWD system. The setup features an enhanced monitoring system that better adjusts drive settings to meet specific road conditions. Join us as we pick through the lineup to see which 2019 Mazda vehicles offer i-ACTIV AWD®. (more…)
How to Call, Send Messages, Play Music & Navigate with Android Auto™
Available on select Mazda models, Android Auto™ allows you to access some of your smartphone’s most important apps and features right from your vehicle’s MAZDA CONNECT™ display so that you can focus on the road ahead. Ready to get started leveraging this feature? You’re in the right place! Learn how to make calls, send messages, play music, navigate and more with Android Auto™ on your Mazda vehicle here.
Mazda Remote Start Instructions
With remote start-equipped models, Mazda drivers are given the power to precondition their cabin from up to 300 feet away. Get started using this convenient feature on your vehicle with this Mazda remote start instructions guide. (more…)
How to Update Navigation Maps on MAZDA CONNECT™
Road and route information is constantly changing. With this in mind, keeping your MAZDA CONNECT™ system up to date with access to the most current maps and traffic flow information is key ensure your navigation system is functioning efficiently and accurately. Luckily, updating your vehicle’s map system is quick and easy to do. Read on the learn how to update navigation maps on MAZDA CONNECT™. (more…)
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…)