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What are the technology differences between the trims of the Mazda CX-3?

The Mazda CX-3 comes in three trim levels: Sport, Touring, and Grand Touring. Though the technological features in the CX-3 base Sport trim are significant when compared to other small SUVs, each of the trims adds more technology as you move up the trim levels.

In the base Sport trim level, the Mazda engineers added a rearview camera, Bluetooth connectivity, and a USB audio connection. The Touring trim has all the Sport trim technology plus added safety features that include a rear cross-traffic alert system, an advanced blind spot monitoring system, and keyless entry.

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What is the Mazda Advanced Key Entry system?

Recent technological advances created the key “fob” with remote button controls by which a driver could lock and unlock the vehicle with the push of a button. Today, there is a simpler system for locking and unlocking a vehicle. Mazda calls it the Advanced Key Entry system.

All trims of the Mazda MX-5 Miata have the Advanced Key Entry system. With this entry system, you get as close as possible to a keyless car. You only need to have your key somewhere on your person—a pocket or a purse, it does not matter as long as you are in…

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The CX-9: Designed with You in Mind

The Mazda CX-9 is a popular third-row SUV, and it's easy to see why. Not only did Mazda fill the SUV to the brim with performance and safety features, but they certainly spent significant time on its design.

Mazda created the CX-9 as a 7-seater with all the elegance and design of the most striking and top-quality vehicles out there. It has a sporty design with an elongated hood, tapered roofline, and sleek accents. The exterior also features technological advances for convenience and safety, such as advanced blind spot monitoring, traffic alerts, and brake support.

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Keep Your Engine in Good Shape with Coolant Service

Since the engine cooling system is one of the most important areas of the vehicle because it keeps the engine from overheating, it's important to maintain the system properly. Visit Budd Baer Auto to have someone check the fluid levels and to determine if there are any leaks that would cause a loss of coolant.

A radiator pressure test can be performed to see if there are any leaks. You can visually inspect the coolant tank and the belts associated with the cooling system to see if there is any fluid present. Our technicians can check perform a thermostat…

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Are Your Tires Out of Alignment?

When your car is out of alignment, your tires may wear unevenly and wear out faster. Your fuel economy could go down, and you might notice an annoying shaking of your steering wheel when you brake. Misalignment often happens when you run into a curb or pothole with one front wheel.

There are several signs of misalignment. The first is that your car pulls to one side as you slow down. You might notice that you constantly have to steer on a straight road. If you look at your tires, you may see or measure uneven tread wear on one…

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Your Differential Is More Than Just a Gearbox

When you hit the gas pedal in your car, you expect it to move forward. But how exactly does that happen? Thanks to a little know part of your car called the differential, your car continues to move forward each and every day. Luckily, we here at Budd Baer Auto are here to give you the basics about your differential and how to care for it.

Your differential is a small gearbox that is located near your axle. When the engine produces to power, the transmission moves this power through the differential gearbox that helps spin the axles and turn…

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What Does All That Information Mean on the Side of the Tire?

It seems like there is so much to think about these days if you want to drive a vehicle. Understanding the abbreviations on the side of the tire is one of them. With a bit of explanation, it will be clear to you, though.

There is often a letter that begins the sequence. It might be a “P” for a passenger car. That’s followed by a three-digit number that represents the tire’s width in millimeters – 225 is an example. There are a dash and a two-digit number. It might be 65, that is the aspect ratio. It tells…

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Why Getting a Full Tank of Gas Helps in Winter Driving Conditions

If more drivers knew of all the potential pitfalls of driving without a full tank of gas in the winter, they may reconsider passing the gas station so often. Here are a few reasons to top off with fuel daily if possible during the winter months, courtesy of our Washington, PA showroom.

The full gas tank makes the rear of that vehicle extremely heavy. This is important when you want to allow the tire tread all the chances it can get to grip slippery roads. Less gas in the tank means the car is more likely to slide on black…

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Monitor Your Brakes to Ensure That You Stay Safe on The Road

The braking system of your vehicle is comprised of a number of components. Like most parts of a car, these components will degrade over time. Because of the how important your vehicle's brakes are in keeping you and other drivers on the road safe, it is vital that they are kept in proper working order.

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