Archive for the ‘Safety’ Category
Why Your Mazda Vehicle’s Air Bag Warning Light is On
When warning lights come on, it’s stressful. When they stay on, it’s even more stressful. No vehicle is immune from mechanical failures, especially when they’re driven a lot. But even new vehicles sometimes have things go wrong. That being said…
Why is the SRS light on in my Mazda CX-5?(more…)
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…)
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…)
4Motion AWD and Traction Control on the 2019 Volkswagen Tiguan
Getting stuck sucks. It always happens when you least expect it or have somewhere to be. Whether you’re driving through muddy terrain to get to your destination or you’re in the ditch because you had to swerve to avoid an accident, you still want to be able to get to where you need to be.
So, is the 2019 VW Tiguan good off-road? (more…)
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…)