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Spring is in the air, and with it comes the list of household chores better known as spring cleaning. We recommend this as a good time to also go out and get the interior and exterior of your car cleaned up and ready to go as well. With winter finally out of the way, here is our spring cleaning tips for your Car. (more…)
The Detroit Auto Show is still several months off, but we’re still excited for it, and today we have another reason to look forward to it even more. Both the Mazda CX-3 and the MX-5 Miata have been nominated for the 2016 North American Car and Truck of the Year awards. (more…)
Avoid Car Theft
We might not want to talk about it, but cars get stolen all the time. Most of the time, they aren’t recovered and that is sad. More than a million cars are stolen every year, meaning that just about every 30 seconds, someone’s car is being stolen. We definitely don’t want to have to replace it, so what can we do to avoid car theft? (more…)
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…)
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…)
Is the Mazda CX-9 safe?
Whenever we’re looking for a new family vehicle, safety is naturally a huge priority. Today’s market is saturated with car companies that promise a safe ride, but in reality there’s only so much we can do, and a lot of it comes down to remaining as cautious and distraction-free as we can while driving. That said, it’s absolutely the responsibility of automakers to make sure they’re offering the best of today’s safety technology to help drivers in that quest. Today we’ll tell you about some of the safety features that come standard on one of our most popular family vehicles.
If you’re wondering, “Is the Mazda CX-9 safe?“, we’ll give you an overview of the ways in which this model helps you with your road safety goals. (more…)
Snow tires Fond du Lac WI
We can deny it all we want, but that time of year is coming back around when our roadways in and around the Fond du Lac area are going to become more treacherous. For the safety of ourselves, our passengers, and our fellow road warriors, we need to make sure we don’t let our distaste for the blustery conditions cloud our ability to be prepared for them. So, what do you need to do to get your vehicle winter-ready? One can’t really ask this question without looking at the only four parts of your car that actually touch the ground — your tires! Do you need snow tires in Fond du Lac WI? We’ll help you decide, and if you think it’s something you want to invest in, we’ll give you the best price around. (more…)
Do Mazda cars hold their value?
A car purchase is a big deal, but it’s not a marriage. Many of us go into it knowing we’ll want to trade it in before “death do us part” — And in the auto game, that’s really okay. Normal, even. Don’t even feel bad about it! If you’re thinking about delving into a type of car you haven’t owned or had much personal experience with, you’re probably concerned about the long term worth of it, and whether it’ll end up being a decent deal for you down the line when it comes time to sell. Do Mazda cars hold their value? Today we’ll talk about some of the factors that affect a vehicle’s resale value and determine how the Mazda cars we have here at Holiday Mazda perform in those areas. (more…)
Mazda CX-3 Release Date
UPDATE: We now have additional information about the Mazda CX-3 Release — Click here to see our latest post.
Whether you’ve been a fan of crossovers for a while now or you’re still on the fence, there seems to be little doubt these days about their staying power. Families across the country turn to these spacious and capable models for an alternative to the large SUV and truck options that might be a little more hefty than what these folks are looking for in a vehicle. For many, crossovers hit that just-right note between a comfortable and efficient sedan and a larger vehicle with more space and advanced capability options. Mazda is no stranger to the crossover game, with the popular CX-5 and CX-9 models offering drivers both a smaller and larger option, but it may be about time to offer a few more options. If the CX-5 is a little bigger than what you want, you’ll want to pay attention to the very real possibility of a Mazda CX-3 release date, and if you wanted something between the CX-5 and CX-9, here’s hoping that rumor of an impending CX-7 is true!
2014 Hospice Hope Cancer Care Charity Open
Holiday Automotive is committed to helping people here in our community, and that’s why once again we’re proud to be a sponsor of the 2014 Hospice Hope Cancer Care Charity Open here in Fond du Lac. Here on the Holiday Mazda blog, we’d like to tell you a little bit more about the event, how funds are raised, and what you can do to contribute. (more…)