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How is i-ACTIV AWD different from regular AWD?

Mazda i-ACTIV AWD: How This Dynamic System is Better than Regular AWD

Here at Capistrano Mazda in San Juan Capistrano, CA, we sell critically acclaimed Mazda vehicles like the Miata, the CX-5, the Mazda3, and the CX-30. One of the reasons these vehicles are so highly rated is the i-ACTIVSENSE safety suite. Chief among the myriad features in the i-ACTIVSENSE suite is i-ACTIV AWD. What is it? And more importantly:

How is i-ACTIV AWD different from regular AWD? Let’s take a look.

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How much does the 2022 MX-30 cost?

2022 Mazda MX-30 EV MSRPs Revealed: Here Are the Starting Costs Sorted by Trim

Here at Capistrano Mazda in San Juan Capistrano, CA, we’re getting ready for the arrival of the much-anticipated 2022 Mazda MX-30 EV. The first EV from Mazda, the MX-30 is a groundbreaking combination of Mazda design philosophy and modern electric vehicle technology. And the result, we must say, is superb. But how much will all this innovation sell for?

How much does the 2022 Mazda MX-30 EV cost? That depends on the trim you buy. Let’s take a look.

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Is Google Assistant for Android 12 compatible with Android Auto in my Mazda?

Google Replaced Android Auto with Google Assistant…Will It Work with Android Auto in My Mazda?

Google just announced that Android 12 phones will no longer have an Android Auto app. Instead, Android 12 phones will use Google Assistant Driving Mode, a feature for the popular Google Assistant app that’s been around since 2019. But does this mean that new Android phones using Google Assistant Driving Mode won’t work with the Android Auto system that’s currently in your Mazda? That’s what we here at Capistrano Mazda in San Juan Capistrano, CA, wanted to find out.

Is the new Google Assistant driving app for Android 12 compatible with the Android Auto system in your Mazda? Let’s take a look.

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2021 Mazda MX-5 Miata color options

2021 Mazda MX-5 Miata Color Gallery

It’s easy to decide that you want a Miata. They’re attractive sports cars that are actually affordable. Starting at just $26,830, the Miata is a steal. The tough question isn’t if you should get one, but which color should you get it in? Let us here at Capistrano Mazda in San Juan Capistrano, CA, help with that.

Here are all the 2021 Mazda MX-5 Miata color options. Which is your favorite?

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Does the 2021 CX-30 have a kayak rack?

2021 Mazda CX-30 Licensed Parts and Accessories

Here at Capistrano Mazda in San Juan Capistrano, CA, the Mazda CX-30 is one of our best-selling vehicles. It combines the best bits of the Mazda CX-5 and the Mazda3, culminating in a stunning vehicle. But even the best vehicles don’t always come with the things you need to support your lifestyle.

For example, do you like to bicycle? Maybe go kayaking? Does the 2021 Mazda CX-30 have a bike or kayak rack? And if not, can you get them anywhere?

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Does the 2021 CX-5 have a USB-C compatible port?

2021 Mazda CX-5 and USB-C Ports

Here at Capistrano Mazda in San Juan Capistrano, CA, we like to make sure you’re informed about the vehicle you own or are thinking about getting. It’s often the minutiae of vehicles that help us make the big decisions as whether to sell our current vehicle, buy a new car, or the like. That’s exactly what we’ll be helping you figure out today.

Most new smartphones on the market utilize a USB-C port and cable. Does the 2021 Mazda CX-5 have a USB-C port? If not, will you be able to use your USB-C device in a 2021 Mazda CX-5? Let’s take a closer look.

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2021 Mazda CX-30 color options

2021 Mazda CX-30 Exterior Color Gallery

When it comes to buying a new vehicle, there are a lot of things to consider. One of the things that might be left by the wayside is color. That’s what we here at Capistrano Mazda in San Juan Capistrano, CA, would like help you with today.

Here are all the 2021 Mazda CX-30 color options. Which is your favorite?

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2022 MX-30 driving on water-side road

What kind of charger does the 2022 MX-30 use?

2022 Mazda MX-30 Charging Details: What We Know So Far

Capistrano Mazda in San Juan Capistrano, CA, is eagerly awaiting the arrival of the all-new 2022 Mazda MX-30 EV. It will be the first commercially available EV from Mazda and we couldn’t be more excited. But when it comes to EVs, there’s always a few questions on everyone’s mind. Where will I be able to charge it? What type of charge does it use? How much will it cost?

Here is the type of charger the 2022 MX-30 will use when it comes out later this year, as well as how you can stay on top of where to charge and charging costs.

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Is there a manual transmission 2021 Mazda3?

Does the 2021 Mazda3 have a Manual Transmission?

Here at Capistrano Mazda in San Juan Capistrano, CA, we know that, for some drivers, the driving experience is everything. While there certainly are perks that an automatic transmission brings to the table, not everyone wants one. Manual transmissions offer a more interactive and tactile driving experience than simply putting a car into drive and pressing the accelerator. So, this one is for the driving enthusiasts. The ones who want to row through the gears as they drive.

Does the 2021 Mazda3 have an available manual transmission? And if so, which models is it available on? Find out below.

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