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Things You Need to Know Before Buying the New Mazda3

2019 Mazda3 Preferred Package Hatchback

The Mazda3 has been hailed by many as a car that strikes a premium combination of compact construction and fun driveability.  

In order to prevent the Mazda3 from falling behind its competitors, Mazda has created a modified version through its redesigned model of 2019. In addition to loading the Mazda3 with upgraded technologies, Mazda manufacturers have given the all-new Mazda3 a more dynamic curvature.

There are several new features that accompany the 2019 Mazda3, including an improved infotainment system and a more powerful premium sound system. The engine lineup, too, has been tweaked by this…

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Mazda6: Everything You Need to Know before Buying

Mazda6 Touring Sedan

The Mazda brand has been around for over a century. Mazda manufacturers have built a reputation of reliability and safety for their vehicles. 

There’s quite a story behind the iconic name Mazda. The first vehicle to be called Mazda was a tricycle truck known as the Mazda-go. It was rather plain and not at all what one would envision when they think of a Mazda. But, it was manufactured by the same parent company of the automobile, Toyo Kogyo.

Interestingly, the name Mazda sounds close in pronunciation to the name of one of the founding members…

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Who Makes Mazda?

Mazda CX-9 Touring SUV

Mazda Motor Corporation employs the mantra of helping people enjoy fulfilling lives through premium automobiles. 

With the aim of providing cars for a sustainable environmental and social future, Mazda makers forever look forward to embracing new challenges and mastering the path to creativity. Their brand essence, “Celebrate Driving,” is not just about one’s driving performance. Owning a Mazda gives one a sense of pride and confidence, allowing them to embark on new endeavours with adrenaline and excitement.

What Country Is Mazda From?

Founded in 1920 in Hiroshima, Japan, Mazda Motor Corporation (known as simply Mazda…

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Everything You Need to Know About the Mazda CX-5




An affordable midsize SUV, the Mazda CX-5 is the Japanese automaker’s best-selling vehicle. Its sleek design and fun-loving driving dynamics are what makes the Mazda CX-5 strike the perfect balance between affordability and luxury. 

The power of the car comes from a choice of three engines, starting with the standard 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine, which is good for 187 horsepower. The Mazda CX-5 boasts class-leading cargo room and rear legroom. 

Related: Are Mazdas Reliable? Find Out


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How to Prepare Your Car for Fall



The leaves are finally changing color and the hint of winter breeze has arrived. Nothing compares to the beauty and charm of the fall. With fall comes the opportunity to prepare for winter and cold weather in general.


Many people fail to take into consideration the prep required for an entire winter season, especially when it comes to one’s car.


Whether you live in an area that receives heavy snowfall or in a temperate zone, preparing a car for winter should be a top priority during fall. At Walker’s Renton, we want to help you keep your Mazdas…

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Questions To Ask When Buying A Used Car

2018 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring 


The process of buying a used car must be carefully thought out, since used cars come with the disadvantage of a history that's hard to uncover without asking the right questions. Knowing what questions to ask is an essential skill for purchasing a used car, as these questions will reveal details about the car's lifetime that let you know about its overall quality.


Some dealerships come with certifications and reports which outline clearly the history of the car and any issues to be aware of. Other times, especially if from a private seller…

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Are Mazdas Reliable? Find Out

At Walker’s Renton Mazda, sales professionals can help you find the most affordable, high quality Mazda that suits your needs. But why Mazda? Every year, hundreds of thousands of Americans purchase Mazda vehicles. In fact, an impressive 300,325 Mazdas made their way to new homes in 2018.


Mazdas may not have the largest market share when it comes to popular vehicle brands like Toyota and Honda. But where the Mazda lacks in sales, it makes up for in brand loyalty and reliability. The Mazda market might be relatively small, but the Mazda is still a high-quality car with…

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Can You Lease A Used Car?



Used car leasing began as a relatively niche option for those that couldn’t afford the payments required for brand new car leases. With time, certifications and quality assurance related to leasing used cars has become more robust. 


Many are now finding pre-owned vehicles to be an appealing option when it comes to acquiring a car. Leasing already comes with a myriad of benefits such as lower monthly payments, maintenance coverage, and easy returns. Plus, the ability to upgrade when the lease terms are up to a better car!


Walker’s Renton Mazda has one of the largest inventories of…

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How to Set Up Apple CarPlay™ in Your New Mazda

So you've purchased a new Mazda or upgraded your existing Mazda and are looking for set up instructions to begin experiencing the amazing benifits of Apple CarPlay™. Look no further, as Walker's Renton Mazda has everything you need to setup Apple CarPlay™ in your Mazda. 

Available on select models, Apple CarPlay™ seamlessly integrates your iPhone® with your vehicle’s MAZDA CONNECT™ display, allowing you to access useful features and apps while staying focused…
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