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Tired Of Pet Hair Inside The Car? Here Are A Few Tips

Putting your pet inside the car is almost an inevitability. Here at Towne Mazda, we are here to help you learn better ways of how to clean your pet hair faster and more effectively.

Tips For Cleaning Pet Hair

Rub an inflated balloon on the surface.

Use a vacuum that has a fine bristled rubber attachment.

Something as simple as pumice stone is super effective for removing pet hair from upholstery.

Note: Using a lint roller isn’t always the best idea when it comes to the fabric in your car. Sometimes duct tape is a better, and cheaper option…
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Halloween Safety Tips for Drivers


Here at Towne Mazda, we want to help you and those around you stay safe when you're behind the wheel. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that Halloween is among the top three days of the year for reported pedestrian accidents and deaths. Follow these tips to stay free of pedestrian accidents this Halloween.

When you're driving through residential neighborhoods, be sure to obey all traffic signals and signs, and try to drive at least five mph slower than the speed limit, which gives you additional reaction time if a young one happens to run into the…
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Comfort For Everyone In the Mazda CX-9

Comfort is very important when you are going on a ride. No one says that they want to be uncomfortable in their vehicles. We at Towne Mazda want our customers to be comfortable in their vehicles. For this reason, recommend the 2019 Mazda CX-9 as a vehicle to drive around.

The Mazda CX-9 has more room in its interior than you would expect with its tapered roofline and overall sleek design. You get more leg room for one thing. Also, accessing the seats behind the front row is easy thanks to the design of the vehicle. You do not have…

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Backup Cameras: Their Operation And Usefulness


Most of the newer vehicles that you will see at Towne Mazda have a backup camera as a standard feature. These are often referred to as rear view cameras. All vehicles will be required to have these cameras in the future. The backup camera is a convenient piece of safety technology.

The backup camera is a small camera that is located in the rear of the vehicle. It is often located near the bumper. This camera transmits an image of what is behind the vehicle to a monitor inside the vehicle. The image is usually viewed in the driver's…
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The High-Tech Mazda MX-5 Miata RF Safety Features

The Mazda MX-5 Miata RF is a well-regarded vehicle. A prime reason why this is the case is because of the car's safety features.

The high-tech safety features on the Mazda MX-5 Miata RF include the Traffic Sign Recognition System. Strategically placed cameras on the car scan for roadway signs, which allows you the ability to keep a sharper focus on the road itself. The Mazda MX-5 Miata RF safety features also include blind spot monitoring. This system addresses one of the more commonplace causes of accidents and keeps you alert to vehicles that travel into your blind spot…
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Looking Closely at the Mazda CX-3 Safety Features

Our crew at Towne Mazda is excited this time of year because this is when the new Mazda CX-3 subcompact crossover arrives.

One of the ways the new Mazda CX-3 is going to keep you safe when driving is by being able to detect the threat of a crash far ahead and assist in bringing your vehicle to a stop. If a threat of collision is detected, the Pre-Collision Assist system flashes a warning and sound alert, then will begin to pre-charge the brakes in an effort to avoid the crash.

The all-new Mazda CX-3 is able to identify certain…
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The Technology-Filled Mazda6

The Mazda6 is a popular mid-size sedan that has been filled to the brim with creative technology. Our team in Redwood City loves how seamlessly integrated the technology is in the Mazda6. Mazda took their time to ensure that all of the technologies in the Mazda6 did not distract the driver from the road.

Technologies like the 360-degree camera make it a breeze to maneuver in and out of tight parking spaces. Another great technology in the Mazda6 is the active heads up display. This helps to keep your eyes on the road at all times by projecting all of…
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The Mazda CX-9 is a Beautiful SUV

In a Mazda CX-9, you'll be ready for any type of adventure in Redwood City or beyond. At Towne Mazda, this is a popular choice for customers looking for a vehicle that's spacious and capable. Beyond having quality components, the Mazda CX-9 is a great-looking vehicle that's fun to drive around.

Mazda has a "Soul of Motion" design philosophy. There are clean lines and elegant curves, evident in the hood and roofline. The overall effect is that the Mazda CX-9 is athletic and looks as powerful as it is.

The three rows of seating offer plenty of…
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The Issue of Tire Blowouts

When it comes to vehicles, you are going to very likely experience a tire blowout at some point. Therefore, you are going to have to know how to prevent them so that you can be well prepared. Fortunately, there are a lot of warning signs that occur before the tire finally gives out.

Among the warning signs that you need to look out for when it comes to your tires is wear. As you drive your vehicle, you are going to wear out your tires on the road. Looking at recommendations according to the type of tires you are using…

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Knowing How to Read a Battery Test

While it is a good idea to test your battery, you need to know what you are reading. You need to know what the test results mean in context. While you may get a score that sounds good on its own, you may not know that it is not a good enough score.

One thing that you are going to need for the test is a chart. With a battery test chart, then you will know better as to whether or not the battery is a good battery. The battery reading chart will tell you the performance that your battery…

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