A photo of the 2021 Mazda CX-9 driving on a rural road.

Get to know the 2021 Mazda CX-9 before you schedule a test drive

Release Date and Upgrade Info for the 2021 Mazda CX-9 

The Mazda CX-9 checks off several essential boxes for customers. Primarily, the Mazda CX-9 serves as the largest model in the automaker’s lineup – making it perfect for growing families. If you’ve been patiently waiting for the release date and upgrade info for the 2021 Mazda CX-9, today is your lucky day. Not only is the 2021 version of the Mazda CX-9 available for sale or lease at the Compass Mazda showroom, but we can also help you understand what the three-row crossover has to offer. The automaker has kept changes to the 2021 Mazda CX-9 pretty simple and straight-forward. Each trim grade will offer a larger center-mounted touchscreen display that is loaded with the latest Mazda infotainment software. Let’s take a look at what else Compass Mazda product experts can expect to see when they visit us.  Read the rest of this entry >>

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Every 2021 Mazda CX-30 to be equipped with latest tech

Which 2021 Mazda CX-30 models have Apple CarPlay®/Android Auto? 

When the Mazda CX-30 debuted for the 2020 model year, it arrived with a splash inside of the emerging compact crossover SUV segment of the automotive industry. Most of the 2020 Mazda CX-30 lineup was equipped with the manufacturer’s latest connectivity system, but the base trim grade was left out. So, which 2021 Mazda CX-30 models have Apple CarPlay® or Android Auto™? Compass Mazda customers should be very pleased to find out that the automaker will be making this technology available on all trims of the 2021 Mazda CX-30, including the 2.5 S base trim that will have a starting price tag under $22,000. Let’s take a look at a few other details about the 2021 Mazda CX-30 you might be interested in learning.  Read the rest of this entry >>

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There are big changes coming for the new Mazda CX-5

Release Date for the 2021 Mazda CX-5 

The Mazda CX-5 makes a strong case for being the most popular of the automaker’s crossover SUVs available at dealerships like Compass Mazda. And, because it’s getting to be the time of the year when people are calling, texting and emailing our product experts to ask about the release date for the 2021 Mazda CX-5. We have recently found out that the vehicle will officially go on sale in September 2020. Mazda has made several important upgrades to its popular crossover SUV platform that include improving the standard infotainment system interface and adding a new way to help drivers and passengers to remain connected to the world outside the 2021 Mazda CX-5Let’s take a look at what you can expect to see when the 2021 Mazda CX-5 goes on sale in a few weeks.  Read the rest of this entry >>

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Are you using the right oil in your Mazda vehicle?

Does Mazda require synthetic oil in its engines? 

If there is one lesson that the expert technicians working at the Compass Mazda Service Department would like vehicle owners to learn is the overall importance of changing their vehicle’s oil on time. Nobody needs to be a master mechanic to understand that skipping oil changes is bad for the health of the engine. However, that isn’t the end of the story. The second most important lesson our team would like Mazda vehicle owners to learn is that it’s almost as important to use the right oil during any service appointments. So, does Mazda require synthetic oil in its engines? For vehicles built in the last several years, the answer will almost certainly be, yes. Let’s take a look at some helpful information.  Read the rest of this entry >>

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Looking for a crossover SUV with AWD? Mazda offers a lot of options

2020 Mazda crossover SUVs with all-wheel-drive near Middletown, NY 

There aren’t many other automakers that can go toe-to-toe with the lineup of Mazda crossover SUVs available at dealerships like Compass Mazda. If you’re looking for a 2020 Mazda crossover SUVs with all-wheel-drive near Middletown, NY, there is literally no bad choice to make. All four Mazda platforms will have the i-ACTIV AWD® system available as an option on most trim grades. Since we got that important piece of customer information out of the way, our team of product experts thought it would be helpful to deliver a few highlights for each Mazda crossover SUV that will help potential buyers make the best possible decision, using the most relevant information. Let’s take a look at what our team found.  Read the rest of this entry >>

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Are you ready for the arrival of the 2021 Mazda3?

New Features and Engines Specs for the 2021 Mazda3 

In a world where crossover SUVs are king, Mazda continues to develop its popular Mazda3 sedans and hatchbacks. Both versions of the nameplate have very recently gone through a major redesign and just two years later, the automaker is changing the game again. The new features and engine specs for the 2021 Mazda3 are nothing short of ground-breaking and will place the vaunted Mazda3 platform even further ahead of its remaining competitors. While there is still a fair amount of mystery surrounding what Mazda is going to bringing to market with the Mazda3, there are some important bits of information that have been made available. Let’s take a look at what Compass Mazda customers can expect to see when it finally goes on sale.  Read the rest of this entry >>

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Compass Mazda is ready to open safely and serve all customers

How does Compass Mazda clean the showroom? 

Making sure our customers and staff are as safe and healthy as possible is the number one priority for the management team at Compass Mazda. We understand that anytime someone leaves their house for as something as simple as groceries, they have to consider the risk of COVID-19. So, how does Compass Mazda clean the showroom? We are strictly following the guidelines from local and federal public health experts. Obviously, these measures are going to include regularly wiping down high-traffic areas open to staff and customers to make sure any contamination is eliminated. Several other areas of our business have updated their practices and protocols to meet this challenge. Let’s take a look at some things you can expect to see when you visit the Compass Mazda showroom.  Read the rest of this entry >>

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Are you picking the right Mazda CX-30 that will fit your needs?

Which 2020 Mazda CX-30 trims have smartphone integration? 

Crossover SUVs have become the dominant vehicle platform in the United States. Mazda offers several crossover SUV models, including the recently introduced Mazda CX-30 for the current 2020 model year. Our team of product experts has covered several important elements of the exciting new vehicle, but there is still a question that keeps coming into the Compass Mazda, ‘Which 2020 Mazda CX-30 trims have smartphone integration,’ and our team is eager to help people find that information. Our manufacturing partner is making the 2020 Mazda CX-30 available in four versions. Three of them will have smartphone integration. Let’s take a look at the information you’ll need to know.   Read the rest of this entry >>

2020 Mazda CX-5 Exterior Front Red

How many colors are available on the 2020 Mazda CX-5?

2020 Mazda CX-5 Exterior Paint Color Options

Choosing the right color for your new vehicle is one of the most-fun parts of the car buying process. To offer a great number of options to car shoppers, the 2020 Mazda CX-5 is available in multiple color options. How many colors are available on the 2020 Mazda CX-5? There are seven total 2020 Mazda CX-5 exterior paint color options.

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2020 Mazda CX-30 Driving on Road

2020 Mazda CX-30 Technology Features

Does the 2020 Mazda CX-30 Have Remote Start?

Modern vehicles offer an extensive list of practical features. Remote engine start is one of the desired features many car shoppers look for when considering a new vehicle. This feature allows the owner to start their car directly from the vehicle’s key fob. This can help warm up a cold car in the winter or cool down a hot car in the summer. Does the 2020 Mazda CX-30 have remote start?

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