Archive for the ‘FAQs’ Category

2019 Mazda CX-5 Trim Differences

Thursday, November 7th, 2019
2019 Mazda CX-5 driving in the countryside

2019 Mazda CX-5 Side-by-Side Trim Comparison

The Mazda CX-5 has been one of the best-selling SUVs of 2019. Even at a glance, it’s easy to see why. The CX-5 is one attractive vehicle, but it also has the performance and build-quality to back that up. It combines the unrivaled athleticism that Mazda is famous for with the classiness of something more reminiscent of a European luxury vehicle. All at an affordable price point.

Honestly, the hardest thing about choosing a CX-5 is which trim level you should get. There’s a lot of features offered at higher tiers that aren’t readily apparent to the casual onlooker. Let us walk you through some 2019 Mazda CX-5 trim differences. (more…)

Is it safe to buy a used Volkswagen with an emissions fixed TDI engine?

Friday, October 25th, 2019
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Safety of the Volkswagen TDI post-Emissions Modification

You may remember ‘Dieselgate,’ the recall issued for turbocharged diesel engines on select German automobiles like Audi and Volkswagen. It was a scandal that caused Volkswagen to issue a buyback policy for various 2009-2015 models. Many of those models have now found their way back to used sales lots. For environmentally conscious drivers and diesel engine enthusiasts alike, the question remains…

Is it safe to buy a used Volkswagen with an emissions fixed TDI engine? (more…)

What are the best seafood restaurants in Milwaukee, WI?

Sunday, October 13th, 2019
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Best Places to Eat Seafood in Milwaukee, WI

We’ve all been in that situation where we’d do seemingly anything for the taste of great seafood. Perhaps you’re in that situation right now, and that’s what’s brought you to this page. If so, never fear- we’re here to help you out! Read on for our selections of the best seafood restaurants in Milwaukee, WI. (more…)

Can alloy wheels be painted? Polished? Chromed?

Monday, October 7th, 2019
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FAQs about Alloy Wheels

Alloy wheels are the most common type of wheel out on the road today. But for those who like to customize their rollers, many questions have come up. Let’s take a look at whether or not alloy wheels can be painted, polished, and chromed. (more…)

Guide to Loving Fall in Milwaukee

Saturday, September 14th, 2019
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Annual fall events in Milwaukee, WI

As the fleeting Wisconsin summer leaves as quickly as it came, autumn begins to roll in. This season is a favorite of many and can be a blast when you do it right. So what’s the best way to relish the crisp autumnal vibes in Milwaukee, WI? (more…)

Do I have to get an emissions test on my car in Wisconsin?

Sunday, September 8th, 2019

Having proper emissions is important for the preservation of the environment and the human species. Some states require vehicles registered by their citizens to pass certain emissions tests and adhere to specific standards. Do Wisconsin residents have to get an emissions/smog test performed? (more…)

Do cars have to undergo periodic safety tests in Wisconsin?

Wednesday, September 4th, 2019
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Some states require period safety inspections on vehicles to keep their roads safe. After all, a defective vehicle can bring trouble and terror to the vicinity of even the most cautious driver. Does Wisconsin require its vehicles to undergo periodic safety tests? (more…)

Does Mazda make electric cars?

Tuesday, August 13th, 2019
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Mazda Electric Vehicles

The automotive world is continually becoming more electrified. Mazda is one of the most acclaimed automakers out there, but you may have heard less about their electric plans than those of other manufacturers. So what’s the deal? Does Mazda sell electric cars? If not, are they going to? (more…)

Where can I find fuel-efficient used cars near Milwaukee, WI?

Wednesday, August 7th, 2019
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Pre-Owned Vehicles Over 30 MPG near Milwaukee, WI

Fuel-efficiency is pretty hard to argue with. A good fuel economy saves drivers time and money. It’s also better for the planet.

Luckily, new cars are continually getting better fuel economies as technology improves, especially with the addition of hybrid and electric technology. Many drivers choose to buy a used car, however. Where can fuel-efficient pre-owned cars be found near Milwaukee, WI? (more…)

Is SKYACTIV® technology worth it?

Friday, July 26th, 2019
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SKYACTIV® Tech on Mazda Vehicles

The word “SKYACTIV®” gets batted around a lot in Mazda circles. Most Mazda shoppers know it has something to do with engine technology, but what does it mean, exactly? Is it just an empty label used to sell more Mazda cars? Or is there something more to it?

SKYACTIV® is actually a process that encompasses the entire vehicle in an attempt to make it as fuel-efficient as possible; it’s about more than just the engine. Mazda has reworked their design of many key parts of their models in order to improve efficiency while still delivering the incredible performance they’re known for and keeping prices reasonable.

So, enough hype- does it work? Is SKYACTIV® technology actually worth it? (more…)