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Let Compass Mazda answer your maintenance questions

Mazda Oil Change FAQs For Owners 

The most important lesson any vehicle owner needs to learn to strictly adhere to the maintenance schedule laid out in that vehicle’s owner’s manual. That is all well and good, but that might not answer all of the Mazda oil change FAQs for owners that pop up in the Compass Mazda Service Department from time to time. One of our product experts sat down with one of our most experienced service technicians to answer some of the most common questions we hear day-in and day-out. Each of these questions will help you become a better Mazda owner. Let’s take a closer look at what these two professionals came up with.   Read the rest of this entry >>

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Check out the 2021 Mazda Crossover SUV lineup before you test drive one

2021 Mazda Crossover SUVs with the Most Cargo Room in Middletown, NY 

Crossover SUVs are the most popular kinds of vehicles on the road, and the lineup of new Mazda crossover SUVs available at Compass Mazda are often near the front of each industry segment they occupy. Our team of product experts thought it would be helpful to examine the roster of 2021 Mazda crossover SUVs with the most cargo room in Middletown, NY. By and large, Mazda crossover SUVs are evenly divided into two categories, small, which includes the Mazda CX-3 and Mazda CX-30, and, large, which includes the Mazda CX-5 and Mazda CX-9. Each one has something different to offer its owners. Let’s take a closer look at a few things that you might find interesting.  Read the rest of this entry >>

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Mazda to release two electric vehicles for 2022 and 2023 model years

Will Mazda ever build an electric crossover SUV? 

Mazda is no stranger to the cutting-edge of the automotive industry. Now that we are comfortably inside the start of a new decade in the 21st century, our manufacturing partner is on the precipice of making yet another huge step forward toward a cleaner future. So, will Mazda ever build an electric crossover SUV? Yes, they will, and it will be available in some American markets as soon as later this year. We were lucky enough to get a very early look at the Mazda MX-30, which will be available both as a battery-powered purely electric platform or a plug-in hybrid vehicle that will employ rotary engine technology. Let’s take a look at the few details we were able to learn.  Read the rest of this entry >>

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Get to know the 2021 Mazda CX-5 before you visit us

Is the 2021 Mazda CX-5 a good value? 

Mazda builds a very interesting lineup of crossover SUVs. Among the many reasons these platforms have become so popular will include, strong overall performance, a long list of standard features and spacious interiors. It is pretty common for people new to the Mazda brand in search of a crossover SUV with several questions. The first one almost all of them ask is, ‘Is the 2021 Mazda CX-5 a good value?’ We think the two-row crossover SUV has a lot to offer for a fairly moderate price, but we also understand that people want a little more evidence. Our team of product experts thought it would be helpful to highlight a few things that make the 2021 Mazda CX-5 such a popular choice for many buyers. Let’s take a look at what they found.  Read the rest of this entry >>

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Nimble handling meets cargo-hauling capability in the Mazda CX-30

How much cargo room is in the 2021 Mazda CX-30? 

Crossover SUVs are designed from the tires to the tip of the antenna to be as flexible as possible. Of course, flexibility means different things to different people. The Mazda CX-30 offers a definition of flexibility that includes making nimble handling characteristics, adaptable interior features and advanced connectivity technology standard equipment across the entire trim grade. Since the vehicle is still the newest addition to the automaker’s lineup, our team is still asked, ‘How much cargo room is in the 2021 Mazda CX-30,’ almost every day. The latest CX-30 might have one of the smallest footprints but it is still ready to work for its owners. Let’s take a closer look at some things you might want to know.  Read the rest of this entry >>

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Mazda owners will get just about any help they need with a new application

Should I download the MyMazda App? 

If you’re like almost anyone that works at the Compass Mazda showroom, you are probably never more than few feet from your smartphone at any given moment. We use our phones for person-to-person communication, obviously, but these tools have become vital for everyday life. There is an application to be downloaded that can serve just about any conceivable purpose. In fact, people have rightly come to expect that apps will be provided for most products they purchase. So, if you’re the new owner of a Mazda vehicle, and you’re wondering, ‘Should I download the MyMazda App,’ yes, you should. Our team gets asked this question regularly and they thought it would be helpful to explain a few of the app’s features before people visit the Compass Mazda showroom. Let’s take a closer look.  Read the rest of this entry >>

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Interior space and towing capability collide in the 2021 Mazda CX-9

How much can the 2021 Mazda CX-9 tow? 

Crossover SUVs are the most popular vehicle platform on the road today for several reasons. Overall flexibility is at the top of the list for most people familiar with these vehicles. The Mazda CX-9 is the largest and most capable crossover SUV the automaker offers at dealerships like Compass Mazda. Now that the current model year is fully underway, our team of product experts has been asked, ‘How much can the 2021 Mazda CX-9 tow,’ several times over the last few weeks. Since every 2021 Mazda CX-9 trim grade employs the same powertrain, all of them will tow the same amount. Additionally, our team thought it would be helpful to take a look at how much the three-row crossover SUV can haul inside of it. Let’s take a closer look at some things you might want to know.  Read the rest of this entry >>

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Keeping your gas tank full is always a good idea

What happens if I drive with no gas in the tank? 

Have you ever run out of gas and been stranded on the side of the road? It’s happened to more people working at the Compass Mazda showroom than you’d think. Not only is it endlessly embarrassing, but it’s also potentially a very dangerous situation. If you’ve never wondered, ‘What happens if I drive with no gas in the tank,’ let us help you out. Setting embarrassment aside for a second, consistently driving without enough gas in the tank carries a high probability of major problems down the road. We reached out to the pros in the service department to ask them about this. Let’s take a closer look at a few pieces of information you might need to know.  Read the rest of this entry >>

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Get to know more about the available Mazda Wi-Fi hotspot

Who provides the Mazda Wi-Fi service? 

Mazda has really done some incredible things when it comes to outfitting its lineup of vehicles with the latest technology. The introduction of a smartphone-compatible infotainment system was a huge and necessary first step. As impressive as that capability is, there was still more work to be done and our manufacturing partner rose to the occasion and has made a high-speed mobile internet connection available on some vehicles. So, who provides the Mazda Wi-Fi service? That will depend on which model a Compass Mazda customer chooses to take home. The Mazda CX-30 and Mazda3 have Wi-Fi provided by Verizon Wireless. Owners of the 2021 Mazda CX-5 and 2021 Mazda CX-9 will be working with AT&T Wireless. Let’s take a look at a few things you might need to know.  Read the rest of this entry >>

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Find utility and performance with the 2021 Mazda3 Hatchback

Performance Specs and Cargo Dimensions for the 2021 Mazda3 Hatchback 

The Mazda3 Hatchback holds a unique place in the automotive industry. It is available with several packages, or trim grades, as well as with some performance options. Compass Mazda product experts have been excited to help future customers understand the performance specs and cargo dimensions for the 2021 Mazda3 Hatchback. Early reviews from independent experts have praised the 2021 Mazda3 Hatchback for its high-quality interior materials, dynamic handling and it remains one of the only platforms in its class that can be equipped with all-wheel-drive (i-ACTIV AWD®). Let’s take a closer look at a few of the most popular features offered by the 2021 Mazda3 Hatchback.  Read the rest of this entry >>