Archive for December, 2014
What do the parts of a VIN number mean?
Would you like to know a little bit more about how to read your Vehicle Identification Number, or VIN? We can help you with that by telling you what the different numbers mean so you can better understand what information is being provided by this series of digits.
What do the parts of a VIN number mean? (Yes we know that saying “VIN number” is like saying “Vehicle identification number number” but it’s a common thing you hear and the point gets across, so we think it’s quite alright!) This 17-digit set of numbers and letters is required to be on every vehicle by the U.S. Department of Transportation for over thirty years now. You’ll usualy find it on the driver’s dashboard in the inner corner so it’s visible from outside, but there are other places it can be as well.
Alright, let’s get to decoding that number, section by section: (more…)
Safe travel with dogs
We all love our dogs, and that means wanting them to be safe and happy at all times. Traveling with pets can be stressful, but it can be a lot smoother once you have some basics down to get you started. All dogs are different, of course, and will react differently to being taken for a ride, so make sure to do some test rides before embarking on any long journeys, and take your dog to the vet if there are any major concerns. Once your best friend is ready to roll, start with these tips for making your safe travel with dogs as trouble-free as possible. (more…)
Used Mazda Milwaukee
If you’re looking for an excellent selection of used Mazda in Milawukee, our store here in nearby Fond du Lac might just be the place you meet your perfect match. It’s definitely one of the better selections in Wisconsin, and we don’t think it’s bragging to tell you as much — Just honest! Go ahead and check it out for yourself: (more…)
Mazda5 3rd row seats
** The Mazda5 has been discontinued, but you still have spacious options. **
The Car Connection, a well-known resource for auto news and information, has recently put out a list called “Six Affordable Vehicles with Third-Row Seating. It’s no surprise that a list like this would come in handy for people — many families want room for the whole crew as well as friends for those carpooling instances that crop up so often throughout a given school year or summer vacation. But not all of the minivans or large crossovers out there really fall into the “affordable” category. Here at Holiday Mazda, we’re proud to announce that the Mazda5 3rd row seats and great price made it among the six to get a mention. More on the Mazda5 here: (more…)
Have you been following Mazda on Instagram? If not, it’s about time you did! The pictures posted regularly (but not constantly, so don’t worry about it being a nuisance on your feed) are stylish, fun, and do a great job of capturing that Mazda spirit that makes us love the brand and its vehicles so much. We’ll start in January and work our way to December — let’s take a look: (more…)
Cheap New Year’s Eve in Milwaukee 2015
Some people go all out for New Year’s Eve — flashy clothes, big ticket shows, wildly expensive dinner, high-priced drinks — but certainly not all of us. If you’re looking for a cheap New Year’s Eve in Milwaukee 2015 that’s plenty of fun without dropping all that cash, here are our best suggestions for things to do this New Year’s Eve that won’t break the bank or lull you to sleep before the ball drops. (more…)
Mazda 6 near Milwaukee
If you’re in the Milwaukee area looking for a new sedan that’s got plenty of get-up-and-go, looks great, is easy on gas, all for a great price… well, you might expect to have to compromise in at least one of those areas. Not so with the 2015 Mazda6! This is a sedan that’s truly got the whole package, and a good-looking one at that. If you’re thinking maybe it’s time to check out a Mazda 6 near Milwaukee, start out by looking through our huge selection online. If you find a model you like, we’re just a quick highway ride away! (more…)
During this busy and most-charitable time of year, Mazda Motor Co. is making sure to do its part to give back to organizations on both a national and local level, and in the form of both monetary donations as well as volunteer hours. The Mazda Drive for Good 2014 event, now in its second year, is increasing its commitment to strengthen communities and improve lives in a number of ways, and today we’ll tell you about what’s different from last year and how you can get involved, with or without the purchase or lease of a new Mazda vehicle. (more…)
2016 Mazda CX-3 Release Date
Back in August, we talked about some rumors of new Mazda crossovers that might be on their way to us — specifically, the CX-3 and CX-7 — and now we’ve got more information about one of them. Turns out, a 2016 Mazda CX-3 release date is on the horizon! Mazda revealed the model at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show last month, and today we’ll bring you the details we’ve learned as well as when you can expect to check it out for yourself here at Holiday Mazda in Fond du Lac WI! (more…)
Holiday Mazda Red Tag Sale 2014
This is a great time of year to find holiday deals on new vehicles, and our selection here at the Holiday Mazda Red Tag Sale 2014 is no exception. With these limited time offers you’ll be able to save big on your favorite Mazda models. Today we’ll give you details on some of the models that are included in the sale and the rates we’ll be offering to qualified buyers during the Red Tag sale period. (more…)