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Have Fun Leaf Watching

One of the fun things about autumn is that the leaves change colors. Many people like to get in the car and go on a leaf watching tour. In order to have the best leaf watching experience, you can follow these tips from Ramsey Mazda.

One of the best places to go to see the most fantastic fall color is New England. If you take a trip to the north part of New England, the peak time to see the best color is from late September through the mid part of October. The color is nice in southern New England…
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Auto-Dimming Mirrors Save Lives

It is a common courtesy of the road to turn your high beams down when you approach another vehicle from behind. Newer cars are equipped with auto-dimming lights to help prevent the dangers of this blinding glare. They also now include auto-dimming mirrors that react to the light from the car behind you.

Auto-dimming mirrors darken when a set of photodiodes senses light from the car behind you. This sends an electrical current through a material that changes color when electricity passes through it. This is called an electrochromic material. 
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The Driver Focused Design of the 2019 Mazda CX-9

While vehicles can boast about the features that they have, one of the best set of features that a vehicle can claim are the features that are focused on the driver. The 2019 Mazda CX-9 is focused on the driver in the set of features it has which makes this vehicle one of the better ones for the driver and passengers.

When you first sit in the CX-9, you are going to notice that the driver's seat is positioned a little higher than the other seats. This gives you a greater position of power and control as well as…

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Choosing the Right Engine Oil Makes a Difference in Performance


Do you know which type of engine oil is best for your vehicle? It may require synthetic oil, rather than your typical convention oil, which you’re probably more familiar with.

Synthetic oil is simply a blend of chemical compounds that are specifically engineered to provide superior engine performance. The benefits of synthetic oil include a decrease in evaporation, an increase in oil viscosity, greater resistance to sludge and a lesser degree of oxidation thermal breakdown. Of course, conventional oil has its benefits as well, such as reduced friction of internal engine parts...
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Understanding Vehicle Warranties


There are two popular manufacturers’ vehicle warranty options that are typically offered for certified pre-owner or new vehicles. They last for different lengths of time and cover a different spread of vehicle components, which can be confusing for drivers without some background information.

The broadest vehicle warranty is the bumper-to-bumper warranty, but it does not actually protect you for any small part throughout your car. It is mostly for major parts that are not supposed to wear out quickly. It expires much faster than the powertrain warranty. The 

 

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Advantages of Buying Used Cars

Regardless of the type of vehicle you want to drive around Urbandale, buying it slightly used could be a great decision. There are many reasons to consider used cars, and Ramsey Mazda can answer any of your questions.

Since the value of new cars depreciate quickly, it's possible to get a slightly used car for a great price. If you're planning on spending a certain amount, you can get much nicer used car than new one. The average modern car will be on the road for 11 years, so one that is a few years old isn't…
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Perks of the Mazda Certified Pre-Owned Program

The Mazda Certified Pre-Owned program is among the best available, period. That's what we here at Ramsey Mazda keep sharing with our neighbors and customers. In fact, Mazda Certified Pre-Owned is one of the best ways to get a fantastic car that feels and looks new but has a very doable price. Here are two reasons why.

24-Hour Emergency Roadside Assistance

Breakdowns are a dreaded inevitability. They're even worse when you have no one to call. Luckily, Mazda has your back 24/7. As part of the Mazda Certified Pre-Owned program, your 24-hour roadside assistance includes jump starts…
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The Technology Inside The Mazda6

Those who would like to own a classy sedan should come to Ramsey Mazda and check over the Mazda6. The Mazda six seats five adult passengers in comfort with plenty of leg room. The trunk is spacious. The Mazda6 is loaded with technology features that make driving safe and fun.

The Mazda6 is equipped with a 360-degree view around the vehicle. This is made possible by four cameras positioned around the vehicle. There are also four sensors on the Mazda6 that check for obstacles. With the cameras and the sensors working together, parking is a much safer experience.

 

 

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Mazda CX-9: Safety Features for the Whole Family

Safety features appeal to everyone, but they are absolutely critical to 3-row SUVs targeted toward families. The Mazda CX-9 fits this bill wholeheartedly and does not disappoint. It boasts some of the leading safety features in its class. Here are two worth noting.

Adaptive Front Lighting System

The Adaptive Front Lighting System keeps us talking here at Ramsey Mazda. Mazda engineered the system to help the Mazda CX-9 see around corners. When you turn around a corner, the Mazda CX-9's headlights automatically pivot up to 15 degrees in the direction you're turning...

 

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The 2019 Mazda CX-5 Helps You Light The Way

As a driver, you are very likely going to be spending time driving at night or in weather conditions that make it hard for you to see and be seen. Therefore, we at Ramsey Mazda believe that you need a vehicle that is going to make it easier for you to see. The Mazda CX-5 is the vehicle that is innovative in how it helps you see.

One of the features for helping you see is the adaptive front lighting system. This is especially important at night when you have to make turns. The LED lights will pivot a little…

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