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The 2022 Mazda MX-30 on the road

Electric Cars vs. Hydrogen-Fuel Cars—the Better Option for the Planet

Are Electric Cars and Hydrogen-Fuel Cars Good for the Environment?

Global warming is real, and experts believe that we only have approximately 12 years to reverse the damage inflicted on the planet. One way to reduce carbon emissions and preserve the environment is by switching to electric and hydrogen-fuel cars. Studies have been made to understand the implications of these cars. Much to the delight of automobile enthusiasts, both types come across as eco-friendly. That said, read this blog by Bill Alexander Flight Line Mazda in Yuma, AZ, to understand if electric cars and hydrogen-fuel cars are good for the environment.

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A Video Guide to Charging Your Mazda EV

How to Charge Your Mazda Electric Vehicle Easily? 

Wondering how to charge your Mazda electric vehicle as quickly as possible? Watch the short video plugged in here to learn all about it. Charging electric cars could feel cumbersome, especially if you have never done it before or have no clue about it. This video could help you understand the ins and outs of the process and make the task incredibly easy for you. And once you are done watching the video, head over to our inventory at Bill Alexander’s Flightline Mazda in Yuma, AZ, to find a Mazda vehicle of your choice.

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Get Your Car’s Oil Changed at Bill Alexander’s Flightline Mazda in Yuma, AZ

Where Can You Go to Change Your Car’s Oil in Yuma?

One incredibly crucial way to tend to your car is by changing its oil regularly. The oil that you use in your car keeps the parts greased and prevents excess wear and tear. This further ensures that your car lasts longer and stands the test of time. Therefore, it is essential to periodically change your car’s oil to get the best out of your car. Having said that, it is important to find the right place to get the best oil for your car. You might want to read this blog entry to know where you can go to change your car’s oil in Yuma. Also, once done reading, look at our inventory for the latest Mazda models at Bill Alexander’s Flightline Mazda in Yuma, AZ.

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A foggy unwinding road with fallen Autumn leaves on its sides

Safe Driving Habits for Fall

What Are Some Safe Driving Habits to Build for the Fall Season?

The fall season is upon us, and a hoard of events and festivities has lined up. We might want to visit our friends and family, engage in fun activities, go apple picking or even plan for Halloween. But all that said, the fall season comes with several disadvantages of its own too. For one, the roads are slippery, icy, and dangerous. Not taking the right measures could easily lead to an accident. Therefore, it is important to build some safe driving habits for the fall season before you head out of your house. Read this entry to find some efficacious driving tips for fall and look at our inventory at Bill Alexander’s Flightline Mazda in Yuma, AZ, to drive home the Mazda of your dreams.

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2021 Mazda CX-5 with MAZDA CONNECT™

Guide to using MAZDA CONNECT™ voice commands and Bluetooth connectivity

How to use MAZDA CONNECT™ voice commands

All Mazda vehicles come with a variety of safety, infotainment, and connectivity features. One of the most popular features is the Mazda Voice Recognition System. This feature helps the driver to give commands to the vehicle while driving, without having to stop concentrating on the road ahead. The system recognizes the driver’s voice and performs tasks as per the instructions. Read ahead to learn how to use MAZDA CONNECT™ voice commands. Make sure to check out our new vehicles inventory at Flightline Mazda in Yuma, AZ!

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You can pay off your car loan early, but is it a good idea?

Should I pay off my car loan early? 

When we help Flightline Mazda customers decide between leasing and traditional financing, the latter option always comes with the benefit of payments eventually coming to an end. But what if the scenario arises where someone can knockout those payments ahead of schedule? If you’re wondering, ‘Should I pay off my car loan early,’ the financing experts at Flightline Mazda have some advice for Yuma customers – maybe. Not all financial situations or loan terms are the same there are pros and cons to paying off a vehicle loan ahead of schedule. Paying off a large debt early does have some clear benefits for most people, but there could also be some dangers lurking. Let’s take a look a few things you should consider before you make one big payment.  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 >>

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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Fuel indicator in a car

3 Simple and Effective Ways to Improve Your Car’s Fuel Mileage

Cars remain the most sought-after mode of private transport across the globe. And it looks like it will continue to be the same for years to come. Yet, some may argue that bikes do give them a tough fight. But let’s face it. The sheer comfort and the whole experience of driving that comes with it are almost irreplaceable.

However, as with everything, even cars and the whole car-buying process face a prime challenge – fuel efficiency.

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