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What is the Intelligent Drive Master?

Over years of development, Mazda has come up with a way to let drivers know how well they are driving. The Mazda engineers spent considerable time and effort producing a system that will grade your work—the work of driving. 
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Mazda placed the Intelligent Drive Master (i-DM) in the Mazda MX-5 Miata to train the driver into safe driving habits. When you drive, the i-DM considers your use of the accelerator, brake, and steering. The system learns your driving habits. 

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Plan Your Next Adventure in the Mazda CX-9

When choosing a new SUV to carry your family to your next destination, there are many features to consider. We understand how important it is to travel in style and comfort. That's why we recommend the Mazda CX-9.

Three rows of seating can fit up to seven passengers comfortably. The CX-9 has more legroom in the second and third row compared to the competition and allows passengers to reach the third row with ease. These seats can fold flat for extra cargo space and with the split seating design, you can customize it to the needs of the trip…

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Encounter the Tech Savvy Mazda6

The Mazda6 has become increasingly popular with people desiring a mid-sized sedan. The number of technological features add to the appeal. When on long road trips or in unfamiliar surroundings, the navigation system conveniently enables owners to determine their location, get where they want to go and find products and services on the upgraded eight-inch touchscreen. The screen's strategic position and enhanced inner electronics enhance viewing and ease of use.

The screen also enables occupants to select their favorite music or stay connected with loved ones via Bluetooth. 

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Features on the New 2018 Mazda CX-5 Make City Driving Easy

When traffic gets bad in Reno, things can get kind of predictable. You'd think that Mazda's design crews must have lived here locally, since many of the design and performance features on the 2018 Mazda CX-5 are made to deal with this issue. Smart city brake support helps to ensure that you stop at just the right distance from other vehicles when traveling at slow speeds.

Rear cross traffic alert will let you know if you're ever backing up into traffic. This is a huge help if you have to park on the side of a street…

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Choose the Right Oil for Your Engine

When it's time to change your vehicle's oil, it's important to choose the right engine oil. Most people have seen numbers like 10W-40 on a bottle of engine oil, but do you know what these numbers mean?

The engine oil numbers are viscosity values. Viscosity is a property that determines how much a fluid resists flow. The number that comes before the 'W' is the oil viscosity at cold temperatures. The second number is the oil viscosity at high temperatures. Low viscosity oils tend to be good in cold weather, since they will move more easily around…

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Signs Your Brake Pedal Needs to be Repaired

A feeling of softness in your brake pedal when you depress it could indicate there’s an issue that needs to be addressed. Your car’s pedal needs to feel like there’s a little resistance, which indicates it has the power to stop your car when needed. If you feel there’s a problem, there could be a couple of issues causing it. One of them may be a small leak in the lines. They’re steel and will corrode over time. If you don’t see any fluid on the ground, there could be air in the lines…

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Reasons Why Your Tire Pressure Warning Indicates

Although it is impossible to stop a tire from failing, there are things that you can look for to help reduce the chances of it ruining your day. Take a closer look if the car tire pressure indicators are lit.

If there is anything stuck in the tire, never try to remove it on your own. Plugging the tire could make it weaker, let the local tire technician have a look first. Cold weather could cause a slight drop in the tire pressure, triggering the pressure lights. 

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Gasket Inspection: Vital for Performance

Gaskets and seals are an important part of your car, but they are often overlooked on regular maintenance schedules. That is, they are overlooked until one of them blows. If you blow a gasket, it can cause serious problems, such as allowing all of the oil to run out of your engine. This can cause the engine to fail and need replaced.

This does not have to happen. Even though today’s gaskets are made of sturdy materials, they are still exposed to high temperatures high pressures, and will eventually wear out. This problem can be solved by having your…

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Learn the Basics of Your Transmission

Before purchasing a vehicle, you need to understand the basics of how some components work and how they affect the vehicle. The transmission an important part that makes the vehicle move. Once you learn about the types of transmissions and how they operate, then it can be easier to make a decision about which car to purchase.

With a manual transmission, you are in control of changing the gears in the vehicle. You have to depress the clutch at just the right time when shifting gears. 

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Rely on Our Help with Belt and Hose Issues


A worn belt can make it hard for you to use your vehicle as you like to or it can stop the vehicle from working overall. A leaky hose can mess with the air conditioning in your vehicle or cause other issues. It is important for you to find help for belt and hose issues.

When you are looking for help with a belt that needs to be repaired or replaced, our staff can give you that help. If you are looking for someone in Reno who can deal with a leaky hose, our team is here for you. Trust…
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