Category Archives: Technology

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What is Mazda Radar Cruise Control and how does it work?

You may have heard a lot about Mazda Radar Cruise Control (MRCC) among many other high-tech features produced by the automaker. Radar cruise control is an innovative safety system that allows drivers to set a desired following distance rather than a constant speed. How exactly does that work? Well, we could go into depth about it and write a few paragraphs, but it would be easier for everyone if we just showed you instead. Check out the video below, courtesy of Mazda Australia.  Read the rest of this entry >>

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What is the Active Driving Display?

Mazda Active Driving Display 

When you are out driving, you want to make sure you are staying free from distractions and looking away from the road. Mazda knows how important it is to start alert to your surroundings. They have created a system called the Active Driving Display to help drivers keep their eyes on the road while still staying informed with relevant information. Keep reading to learn more about the Mazda Active Driving Display. 

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What is Mazda SKYACTIV ®-VEHICLE DYNAMICS?

Mazda SKYACTIV ®-VEHICLE DYNAMICS explained

What is Mazda SKYACTIV ®-VEHICLE DYNAMICS? It is a Mazda technology aimed to provide a better driving experience by improving environmental and safety performance. These technologies are integrated into the Mazda vehicle’s engine, transmission, chassis, and body. Keep reading below to learn about Mazda SKYACTIV ®-VEHICLE DYNAMICS.

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What are Mazda SKYACTIV ® Transmissions?

What are my Mazda SKYACTIV ® transmission options?

There are two Mazda SKYACTIV ® transmission options for you to consider. First of all, if you do not know what SKYACTIV ® technology is, it is a Mazda technology that promotes fuel efficiency and power ratings in a vehicle. There are several SKYACTIV ® components in Mazda vehicles, including engines and transmissions. Together, these technology features create a vehicle that doesn’t compromise on fuel efficiency or power. Keep reading below to learn about what your SKYACTIV ® transmission options are and come into Puente Hills Mazda to take a test drive and learn more.

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How to Set the Digital Clock in a Mazda Vehicle with and without Mazda Connect

How can I set the clock time in my Mazda vehicle?

First of all, you will need to know whether the Mazda vehicle you own has Mazda Connect or not. If you are not sure whether your Mazda vehicle has this feature, talk with our sales team or watch both videos below to find out. The videos below will show you how to set the digital clock in a Mazda vehicle with and without Mazda Connect, as it is slightly different with this feature. Come into Puente Hills Mazda to find your next vehicle with Mazda Connect.

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Where to Get Apple CarPlay installed in a Mazda vehicle in City of Industry, CA

Puente Hills Mazda, near Los Angeles, can install Apple CarPlay into your Mazda vehicle 

Puente Hills Mazda, the dealership serving the Los Angeles area, can help you get Apple CarPlay installed into your Mazda vehicle. Mazda announced late last year that Mazda vehicles as old as the 2014 model year could get Apple CarPlay installed. Apple CarPlay will allow you to use your Apple smartphone through your vehicle. Keep reading to learn how much it will cost you and how much time it will take. 

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Mazda Adaptive Front Lighting System How-to Video

Video guide of how to use the Adaptive Front Lighting System in your Mazda vehicle

The Adaptive Front Lighting System in your Mazda vehicle will perform its best to help you see the road in front of your vehicle. It is important to have an understanding of this system in your vehicle before driving at night or in bad weather conditions. Watch this Mazda Adaptive Front Lighting System how-to video to learn how to use your vehicle’s lighting system.

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How Does the Mazda 360 Degree View Monitor Work?

Video of the functionality of the Mazda 360 Degree View Monitor

Get a Mazda vehicle with a 360 Degree View Monitor to experience the most convenient driving experience. The video below will show you how the Mazda 360 Degree View Monitor works to make parking, reversing, and pulling out of a spot simple. After watching, come into Puente Hills Mazda to find out which available vehicles have this feature.

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