Category Archives: Mazda Brand

Moving Forward: All 2022 Mazda SUV’s Will Come Equipped with AWD

Competition among car manufacturers has been heating up as of late. More and more hybrid and electrical models seem to arrive daily, as each company attempts to be ahead of the curve as far as offering consumers more options. However, a recent announcement from Mazda might be one of the biggest moves ever made in the company’s history. All SUVs manufactured in 2022 will come standard with AWD, rather than FWD.

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Mazda Motorsports track

How do Mazda Motorsports Support Women Empowerment?

Women empowerment in Mazda Motorsports

Mazda is committed to providing equal opportunities to women across the globe. They support talented women in their motorsport events. Drivers, team managers, photographers, and race engineers- Mazda Motorsports has women in all of the spheres of this field. Continue reading this blog to learn more about how Mazda supports women empowerment in Mazda Motorsports by Flightline Mazda in Yuma, AZ!

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A 2021 Mazda CX-5 parked on a city street.

There could be major changes coming to the Mazda SUV lineup

Are Mazda vehicles getting a straight six-cylinder engine? 

If you were to look under the hood of most Mazda vehicles in the Flightline Mazda showroom, you’d see some form of the SKYACTIV®-G 2.5-liter, four-cylinder engine. Some of those vehicles may have a turbocharger to boost performance output. However, a couple articles appear on the websites for Car and Driver and lead us to think something new could be on the horizon. If you’re a long-time Mazda fan, unfortunately, the new engine option likely won’t be the much-missed rotary engine. So, are Mazda vehicles getting a straight six-cylinder engine? Maybe. If these articles are as well-sourced as they seem to be, that isn’t the only major change coming to the Mazda lineup. Let’s take a closer look at a few interesting things our team found.  Read the rest of this entry >>

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Don’t sign those lease papers until hear about Mazda Protection Product plans

What are Mazda Protection Products? 

There is a lot to love about owning a Mazda vehicle. However, people who choose to take the leasing route in the Yuma area, with the help of a Flightline Mazda product expert could have even more to love. So, what are Mazda Protection Products? Our customers can add very affordable additional protections to their leases, including GAP protection, prepaid maintenance and tire/wheel protection. All of these plans will tack a few dollars each onto a customer’s final monthly lease payment. One of the members of the Flightline Mazda financial team came across these videos that are filled with a lot of helpful information. If you have any additional questions about the leasing process or the protection plans offered by our manufacturing partner, please make an appointment with us today by calling, 866-949-5707.  Read the rest of this entry >>

The dashboard used in a modern Mazda crossover SUV.

Do you work out of your vehicle? Maybe a Mazda Wi-Fi hotspot is the answer

How much does Mazda W-Fi cost? 

Being connected to the internet is a requirement in the 21st century. Certainly, smartphones started the ball rolling and the implementation of the Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ suites of applications kicked up the speed of the ball. However, when automakers like Mazda started adding Wi-Fi hotspots to a few of their vehicles. One of the most common questions we hear at the Flightline Mazda showroom from Yuma-area customers is, ‘How much does Mazda Wi-Fi cost?’ The final cost of a Mazda Wi-Fi plan will depend on which provider a customer chooses, which will also depend on which Mazda vehicle a vehicle chooses. Let’s take a look at a few things you might want to know.  Read the rest of this entry >>

2021 Mazda CX-5 on rain-slicked pavement

Does the 2021 Mazda CX-5 Require Premium Gas?

What Type of Fuel Does the Mazda CX-5 Crossover Take?

Depending on which model you drive, power for the 2021 Mazda CX-5 comes from either the standard SKYACTIV®-G 2.5L or the SKYACTIV®-G 2.5L Dynamic Pressure Turbo engine. The Mazda CX-5 does not require premium gas, but Mazda still recommends using premium 93 octane fuel on models with the turbocharged engine in order to get the best performance. This guide offers a more thorough look at which 2021 Mazda CX-5 trim levels require premium gas and which do not.

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2021 Mazda CX-5 on city street

Pricing for the 2021 Mazda CX-5 by Trim Level

How Much Does a 2021 Mazda CX-5 Cost?

Looking to drive off into the sunset in a premium new compact crossover SUV? A new 2021 Mazda CX-5 crossover can cost anywhere from $25,270 MSRP to upwards of $37,405 for the upscale CX-5 Signature model. The table provided below shows the starting price for each of the 2021 Mazda CX-5 trim levels and package options available here at Bill Alexander Flightline Mazda.

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2021 Mazda CX-30 traversing city bridge

Most Fuel-Efficient Cars and Crossovers Available at Bill Alexander’s Flightline Mazda

New Mazda Models that Get 30 mpg in Yuma, AZ

There’s no such thing as perfect, but any automotive critic would be hard-pressed to find a flaw in the Mazda lineup. The brand is most well-known for its famously upscale interiors and agile handling, but what you might not know is that Mazda vehicles are often among the most fuel-efficient options in their respective classes. We’ve broken it all down for you in this overview of the most fuel-efficient Mazda sedans and crossovers that get 30 mpg or higher on our lot here in Yuma, AZ.

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MAZDA CONNECT™ center display

MAZDA CONNECT™ Power and Reset Controls

How to Turn Off the Radio in Mazda Vehicles

If you own a newer model year Mazda vehicle, your center display uses a MAZDA CONNECT™ system that is designed to help you maintain focus on the road ahead while seamlessly controlling functions inside your vehicle’s cabin. As intuitive as this feature is, you may need a moment to get acquainted with your system’s controls. This guide from the Bill Alexander Flightline Mazda team covers how to turn off the radio, mute/pause audio, and even how to reset your MAZDA CONNECT™ display if needed.

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