Mazda’s SKYACTIV® TECHNOLOGY is Out of this World


The term may sound out of this world, but the idea behind Mazda’s SKYACTIV® TECHNOLOGY is simple – increase fuel efficiency, while also increasing engine output. In 2011, Mazda injected its vehicles with SKYACTIV® TECHNOLOGY. Mazda’s latest and greatest technology can now be found in its engines, transmissions, bodies, and chassis. Let’ take a closer look at how this technology puts the ‘Zoom Zoom’ back into every new Mazda vehicle. Read the rest of this entry >>

The Importance of the Wankel Rotary Engine to Mazda

Team SpeedSource Mazda RX-8 GT

(image from Chris Waits, under CC BY 2.0)

It all started back in 1960 when Mazda was faced with the challenge of becoming more competitive in the tough car market. At this time, an idea for a compact, lightweight rotary engine was all the buzz for car makers. Mazda’s then president, Tsuneji Matsuda, decided it was time to turn that buzz into a reality and this technology eventually helped solidify Mazda as a top global car brand. Read the rest of this entry >>

Looking For a Mid-Sized Sedan? The 2016 Mazda6 is a Must-See

2016 Mazda Mazda6 Sleek Exterior Styling

If you’re in the market for a mid-sized sedan, the 2016 Mazda6 is for you! Not only does it offer superior MPG, horsepower, and handling compared to its competitors like the Camry and Accord, the Mazda6 is also more affordable! With a low-$20,000 starting price, the Mazda6 is loaded with features you’ll love and enjoy. Here are some of our favorites here at Capistrano Mazda. Read the rest of this entry >>

Mazda Hits the Trifecta at the German Design Awards

There’s no doubt that Mazda has a winning design with its current lineup of new vehicles. To add to the winning streak, Mazda took home 3 out of 15 awards at this year’s German Design Awards held in September of this year. The Automotive Brand Contest honors outstanding product and communication design to draw attention to the importance of branding and brand design in the complex automotive industry.

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Test Drive the New 2016 Mazda CX-3 Crossover at Capistrano Mazda

2016 Mazda CX-3 in Red and White

Are you looking for a fuel-efficient compact crossover that’s also fun to drive? Look no further than your local Capistrano Mazda dealer in San Juan Capistrano, CA for the exciting 2016 Mazda CX-3. Joining the Mazda CX-5 and Mazda CX-9 in Mazda’s lineup, the 2016 Mazda CX-3 is now available at our Mazda dealership in Orange County. The all-new Mazda CX-3 is your ticket to sporty good looks and driving dynamics in a small crossover package. Read the rest of this entry >>

Mazda Puts the Zoom-Zoom into the 2016 Mazda Mazda6

2016 Mazda Mazda6 Front

Are you tired of the bland styling of every other mid-size sedan on the road today? The 2016 Mazda6 has set out to revolutionize the way you imagine mid-size sedans to look, handle, and perform. Unlike any other sedan in its class, the Mazda6 features sporty exterior design cues, a powerful and efficient engine, a fun-to-drive platform, and an upscale interior. The new 2016 Mazda6 was given a minor refresh over last year’s model but still retains the sports-car characteristics that make the Mazda6 unique. Read the rest of this entry >>

Must-See Fourth of July Celebrations in Orange County

Fireworks Display

(image from Karen Blaha under CC BY-SA 2.0)

The Fourth of July is not only a day to celebrate the nation’s declaration of independence, but it is also a time to enjoy good company among family and friends. With barbeques, bonfires, and spectacular fireworks displays, the July 4th weekend is a great way to spend quality time outdoors, and now that summer has officially arrived, you can stay out in the sun even later. This year, July 4th lands on a Saturday, so expect the festivities in Orange County, CA to be epic. With individual cities holding their own local celebrations, the entire community is invited to join in on the fun. You won’t want to miss these four must-see Fourth of July celebrations near Capo Mazda in Laguna Hills, where you’ll find the perfect new sedan, SUV, or roadster to fit your lifestyle. Read the rest of this entry >>