Archive for the ‘Technology’ Category
Is Mazda going to keep building diesel engines?
The last few weeks have been particularly exciting for Mazda and its fans. Not only have we learned about a new electric crossover SUV, but we also learned that the automaker will continue its course of technology already in development. So, is Mazda going to keep building diesel engines? Yes, they are. According to articles published by Autocar.co.uk and Autoblog, Mazda will keep refining diesel engine technology for the foreseeable future. We already have confirmation that the Mazda CX-5 Signature will have a diesel power plant and that a future version of the Mazda6 sedan will also use diesel fuel. Let’s see what other information is available at this early stage of the game. (more…)
What is the Mazda MX-30?
The 46th Tokyo Motor Show kicked off on Oct. 23 with a major announcement from Mazda. In addition to introducing a brand-new compact crossover SUV model, the automaker has also confirmed that it will be introducing an electric powertrain. In the interest of efficiency, our manufacturing partner dropped both pieces of important information at the same time when they pulled back the curtain on the new Mazda MX-30? So, what is the Mazda MX-30? In short, it is a compact crossover SUV with a brand-new plug-in hybrid power plant that also features very distinctive rear doors. There are still several key details that have yet to be released, including when or if it will be available in the United States. However, we can’t wait to share what we know right now. (more…)
Will any Mazda cars offer a diesel engine?
There has been a lot of news, rumors and speculation about the future of Mazda engine platforms. Our team of Bert Ogden Mazda in Edinberg product experts have been wading through so much information that we missed a very big clue to something that seems to more based in reality. When the automaker announced they would be bringing a new power plant option to the Mazda CX-5 Signature, a few of the smarter people around us asked, ‘Will any Mazda cars offer a diesel?’ After taking a peek around Mazda’s website, we found our answer. Yes, it appears that Mazda will be eventually offering a diesel engine option on the Mazda6 sedan. Let’s take a few guesses at what we might see. (more…)
How much horsepower will the new Mazda engine make?
At the beginning of the month, we brought some wishful thinking that bordered on speculation about a potentially high-performing engine that could appear in new Mazda vehicles. More recently, we came across another article that shed a bit more light on what could be seen at the Tokyo Motor Show, which opens for business in about a week. So, how much horsepower will the new Mazda engine make? It’s important to note that we don’t know anything that would stand up in a court of law as evidence, but this newest article from TheDrive.com and author Jonathon Klein gives Mazda fans quite a lot to look forward to. Let’s take a look at what we might see from Tokyo. (more…)
Do Mazda vehicles have a rear seat reminder?
Safety has always been a primary concern of Mazda engineers. There are a lot of hazards on the road and our manufacturing partner has done a lot of impressive work to help drivers and their passengers remain as safe as possible while they’re on the road. Every state has special weather challenges they must contend with. In Texas, we have to keep an eye on the temperature – especially in the summer. Every year there are always heartbreaking stories about children who have been left in hot cars. This naturally leads people to ask Bert Ogden Mazda in Edinberg product experts, ‘Do Mazda vehicles have a rear seat reminder?’ That potentially life-saving feature is coming to the automaker’s roster very soon. (more…)
How does the Mazda CX-5 Diesel drive?
Bert Ogden Mazda in Edinburg customers and staff alike have been eagerly awaiting the arrival of the Mazda CX-5 Signature that will be equipped with the SKYACTIV®-D diesel engine. Since the news of the newly available powertrain was announced, the number of people stopping by the showroom to ask, ‘How does the Mazda CX-5 Diesel drive,’ rises daily. We haven’t had any meaningful interaction with the new diesel-powered crossover SUV except for seeing it at car shows. However, one of our product experts did come across these videos that were produced by the creator of the YouTube channel, Motormouth. He had a lot of great things to say during his time with the vehicle. Hopefully, it will be arriving very soon. We’re very excited for people to get a closer look. (more…)
Is Mazda going to make an electric vehicle?
There are a lot of changes coming to the Mazda lineup of engines. We’ve already covered the automaker’s coming diesel engine, but they aren’t done by any means. So, is Mazda going to make an electric vehicle? We can’t confirm anything definitively, but all signs appear to be pointing in that direction. An article we came across in the course of looking something up for a customer really piqued our interest. It was written by Fred Lambert for electrek.com and the story contains some spy shots of a redesigned Mazda crossover SUV being tested in Europe and supposedly is powered by an electric motor. Let’s take a look at what the reporter found. (more…)
Which Mazda cars have Apple CarPlay™/Android Auto™ near Edinburg, TX
The 2019 model year has been nothing short of revolutionary for the technology available in Mazda vehicles. This technology is changing the way drivers and passengers interact with the vehicle. Among the first questions a customer asks when they get to the Bert Ogden Mazda showroom is, ‘Which Mazda cars have Apple CarPlay™/Android Auto™ near Edinburg, TX?’ Whether someone is looking for a new hatchback or sedan, there are several options that they can choose from. Most trims of the 2019 Mazda3 sedan and hatchback as well as the 2019 Mazda6 offer the smartphone capability. Let’s take a look at what options are available to tech-savvy buyers. (more…)
Hatchbacks with AWD near Edinburg, TX
In today’s automotive marketplace, crossover SUVs get a bulk of the attention. However, when it comes to experience sheer joy behind the wheel, very few platforms can match what is offered by the humble five-door hatchback. It just so happens that Mazda has been building one of the most respected and well-equipped models in this particular corner of the automotive industry. If you are considering all of your options for hatchbacks with AWD near Edinburg, TX, a trip to the Bert Ogden Mazda Edinburg showroom to see the 2019 Mazda3 Hatchback when it’s available will definitely be worth the trip. As we have extensively covered previously, the 2019 Mazda3 Hatchback has been completely redesigned. Let’s take a look at what buyers can expect to see at our showroom. (more…)
Technology features available with the 2020 Mazda CX-30
The 2019 model year has been a very special one for the Mazda lineup available at dealerships like Bert Ogden Mazda Edinberg. Most of the lineup has picked up a new generation of connectivity technology. This commitment is being continued in the manufacturer’s newest addition to its crossover SUV lineup. The technology features available with the 2020 Mazda CX-30 will almost certainly pull it even with its top rivals, if not ahead of most of them. There are still a few more details we are waiting to learn about the all-new Mazda CX-30. But in the meantime, our team of product experts thought it would be helpful to give potential buyers a glimpse of what they can expect to see when it’s finally for sale in our showroom. (more…)