Category Archives: Tips and Tricks

Red Mazda in Sunset

Mazda Prepaid Maintenance Plans | Mazda Protection Products

Buying a car doesn’t end our concerns right there. At Kelly Mazda, We always look for maintenance plans that will keep our favorite Mazda in the same condition as we bought. Often the prices for maintenance plan keeps changing and simultaneously changing our budget and expenses on it. Not anymore! With the Mazda Prepaid Maintenance Plans, you can lock in tomorrow’s maintenance at today’s prices. Not only a fixed price, but you can also rest easy with 24- hour roadside assistance and service by factory-trained technicians using genuine Mazda parts. Check out the video to know more. You can also schedule service online.

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A red car parked in an open area with snow on top of it.

How Long Should I Warm My Vehicle Up in the Cold?

Debunking the Myth Surrounding How Long You Should Warm Your Vehicle Up for in the Cold

When a cold weather streak hits the Scranton, PA area, many of us love hitting remote starts inside our vehicles. It allows us to stay warm while the vehicle warms up! However, lots of us let it run for minutes at a time to ensure the vehicle is properly warm. But how long should you warm up your vehicle for? Kelly Mazda looks into the long-held tactic and debunks the myth.

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A gray 2020 Mazda CX-5 driving down a city road.

Does My Insurance Increase if I Purchase or Lease a Turbocharged Engine?

Will Your Insurance Increase if You Purchase or Lease a Mazda Turbocharged Engine

If you love the feel and power of a turbocharged Mazda engine, you’re not alone. Many of us love the thrill of the open road with a strong vehicle! However, you may have to prepare for hidden costs outside the dealer – namely your insurance costs. At Kelly Mazda, we look into if your insurance will increase if you purchase or lease a turbocharged engine.

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A red 2020 Mazda6 parked on a cobblestone road with the driver getting out of the vehicle.

How to Extend Your Gas Mileage in a Mazda Model

Tips and Tricks to Extend Your Mazda Model’s Gas Mileage

With summer essentially here, you may be inclined to take more trips or spend more time on the road. But with more driving comes a higher price per month on gas for your budget. How can you get more out of your money, then? At Kelly Mazda, we wanted to look into some ways you can extend your gas mileage in your Mazda vehicle – or any vehicle in general.

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A gray 2020 Mazda CX-9 parked along a woodland road.

What Type of Drive System Should You Look For?

The Difference Between Two-Wheel Drive and All-Wheel Drive Systems

When browsing vehicles in your search for the perfect car, you may be asking yourself about the differences between two-wheel drive and all-wheel drive. While we have a wide range of vehicles for you to test out at Kelly Mazda, we want you to be as informed as possible to make your purchasing decision when it comes to the type of drive system you need.

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Can I Adjust the Height of My Mazda Rear Power Liftgate?

How to Set the Mazda Power Liftgate Height

The ability to open your liftgate with just the touch of a button can help you out when your hands are full. But what if your liftgate is opening just a little too far? The Mazda Rear Power Liftgate on the Mazda CX-5 and CX-9 allows you to customize how high the liftgate opens so it never opens out of reach.  So, how do we set the power liftgate height? This guide from Kelly Mazda is here to break down the steps to help you set how far your liftgate opens the next time your hands are full. Read the rest of this entry >>

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How Hot Can the Inside of My Car Get During the Summer?

Car Cabin Temperature Extremes and Retention Rates

Unless you’re living in Alaska, it’s likely that you’re feeling the heat no matter where you are in the USA. Summer has been officially here for about 2 weeks now, and it has let everyone know with some striking changes in temperature. Wherever you are, we hope you have a fan or air conditioning nearby, thinning out some of the unbearable heat.

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Christmas Events In and Around Scranton, PA 2017

Family Fun in December with Holiday Events in Lackawanna County 

Halloween has passed, and now Thanksgiving too. Having finally entered December, Christmas time is here! It’s time to decorate the tree, start drinking hot cocoa and eggnog, and get your Christmas shopping done. For those in Scranton, Pennsylvania, and around Lackawanna County, we here at Kelly Mazda have found some great ways to celebrate Christmas and the holiday season near you!

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How to Stay Safe When Driving in the Dark and at Night

Staying Safe During Nighttime Driving 

What makes driving in the dark a miserable experience? A few reasons. The most obvious is the fact that you can’t see as well, but it’s more than that. That also means other drivers can’t see things well either, possibly including you! Not to mention that in the very early morning and at night is when drivers are at their most tired and exhausted. Without a clear mind, this in turn also makes it easy for drivers to make mistakes or lose focus, becoming greater dangers on the road.

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