The New Mazda 3 Has the Features You Want!

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FeaturesIf you are shopping for a new car, you need to take time to check out the new Mazda 3 in Tulsa!  Here are a few of the specs you will find the most intriguing about the new Mazda 3.

Engine and Drive Train:

  • 155 hp SKYACTIV-G 2.0L 4-cylinder engine: Your choice of SKYACTIV-MT 6-speed manual or SKYACTIV-Drive 6-speed automatic transmission
  • 184 hp SKYACTIV-G 2.5L 4-cylinder engine with SKYACTIV-Drive 6-speed automatic transmission with sport mode (s models)

Estimated Fuel Efficiency

  • - 29/41 mpg (SKYACTIV-G 2.0L MT)
  • - 30/41 mpg (SKYACTIV-G 2.0L AT)
  • - 28/39 mpg (SKYACTIV-G 2.5L AT)

Notable Features

  • Moonroof with one-touch open
  • Manual lumbar adjustment in the driver’s seat
  • Heated front seats
  • Bluetooth® hands-free phone and audio capability
  • Mazda Advanced Keyless Entry & Start System
  • MAZDA CONNECT™Infotainment system with: 7″ full-color touchscreen display
  • 18-inch alloy wheels
  • LED Daytime Running Lights
  • Perforated leather-trimmed seats
  • Rain sensing windshield wipers

Notable Safety Features

  • Advanced front air bags
  • front side-impact air bags
  • Side-impact air curtains
  • Dynamic Stability Control with Traction Control System
  • 4-wheel ABS with Electronic Brakeforce Distribution and Brake Assist
  • Blind Spot Monitoring with Rear Cross Traffic Alert
  • E911 automatic emergency notification
  • Adaptive Front-lighting System
  • Smart City Brake Support
  • Lane Departure Warning System
  • High Beam Control
  • Forward Obstruction Warning
  • Mazda Radar Cruise Control

What about the warranty coverage in your new Mazda? In the rare event that you would need to have your Mazda repaired, every new Mazda comes with a comprehensive limited warranty that provides coverage in the first years after your vehicle’s purchase. Your local Nelson Mazda Tulsa Dealer will be by your side and ready to help you with warranty coverage and roadside assistance if it is ever needed!  Contact us today to test drive a new Mazda 3 in Tulsa, OK.

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Distractions Behind the Wheel Still Rage On

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No Distracted Driving SignWe hear about distractions behind the wheel all the time.  People get so frustrated when they witness distractions behind the wheel, to the point where it has become a hot spot for road rage!  Certain distractions are obvious, such as cellular phone and eating while driving, but what about the features that are built into your vehicle that are designed to be used while driving?  What kind of distraction does this cause?  While experts and concerned drivers take special note of these types of distractions, studies are continually being done that focus on how these distractions effect performance behind the wheel.  These studies are used by the engineers who are designing and implementing the technology in cars in order to provide the safest driving environment possible for car owners.  The issue becomes more of a concern when you look at the ever-changing world of technology in cars and having a car just a few years old may cause reason to be concerned about safety with technology features in them.

In a study conducted by Harris Interactive it was found that 76% of the adults surveyed “believe in-car technologies are too distracting and dangerous.” Many even suggested that automakers have taken technology too far. The auto industry would rightfully argue that they simply gave consumers what they were asking for, and that has been misused by people in the process. Staying connected is important to people but at the expense of what? It is likely that the auto industry will turn their focus on making many of the features people love safer to use.

If you are shopping for a new Mazda car, it is our goal at Nelson Mazda to make sure that you are fully comfortable with how all of the technology in your car operates so that you can handle it safely once on the roadways.  If you are concerned about how to properly use your features in your new Mazda car, contact us today and we would be happy to walk you through how it all works!  Nelson Mazda is your number one Car Dealer near Broken Arrow OK and we want you to be happy in your new Mazda!  Contact us today!

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Mazda Cars are the Safest on the Roads

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Safety FirstIn today’s automobile market, competition is very important and car makers are raising the bar on every level in order to gain the attention of shoppers. While quality interiors and sharp designs are still important, things like fuel efficiency and safety are registering higher on the radar of savvy shoppers. Your local Nelson Mazda dealership home of the new Mazda CX-5 is committed to selling the safest cars on the road. The all new 2014 Mazda CX-5 has earned a top safety pick+ award rating from IIHS.org and we are very proud of these results. Did you ever wonder what goes into earning a top safety rating?

Safety testing is conducted by several different agencies including the National Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) as well as the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). Both companies rigorously test a variety of vehicles for certain safety standards. The IIHS, who awards the top safety pick ratings, is a non-profit organization that is specifically funded by insurance companies to perform testing that helps determine insurance premiums. The safer the rating, the cheaper the insurance! So it is important to look at these rating when shopping to save you money on car insurance too.

Earning a top safety pick+ award means the vehicle performed at a “good” level in all areas tested. Areas currently tested include:

  • Moderate overlap front test (driver-side occupant compartment intrusion and driver injury)
  • Side impact test (structure, driver injury, and passenger injury)
  • Roof strength test
  • Rear crash protection/head restraint ratings
  • Small overlap front test (good or acceptable rating)
  • Front crash prevention (basic, advanced or superior rating)

New IIHS testing will include small overlap front tests on various vehicles as well. Come in and check out the new Mazda CX-5 today and we will be happy to show you the edge Mazda has in safety in the industry today!  Nelson Mazda is your number one Mazda CX-5 Car Dealer in Tulsa.  Visit us today!

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